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Utah County welcomes last refugee family before ban

Some parents took their kids out of school early on Thursday to give them a different sort of lesson. Utah families headed to the Salt Lake City International Airport to welcome Hassan Barat Ali Hassan, Fozia Ramazan Ali Qurban Ali, their [...]

University Place development update: New restaurants and events coming

The office building on the north side is done, connector road complete and the indoor/outdoor playground is finished. So what else could be happening at University Place? Answer: a lot. Cindy Nguyen, marketing director for University Place, [...]

Lone Peak senior creates ‘buckle up’ ad to air before Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday is going to be extra special for one Utah Valley teenager. Lone Peak High School senior Amy Miller won a commercial time slot for Super Bowl LI from Zero Fatalities. In January, Zero Fatalities invited Utah teenagers ages [...]

LDS Church is ‘studying’ Boy Scouts’ transgender enrollment announcement

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is once again evaluating a change to the Boy Scouts of America. On Monday, BSA announced it will now allow transgender children to join the program. The LDS Church, which has strong ties with [...]

Utah Legislative Session 2017: Schools, marijuana, guns and hate crimes

Though Monday marked the first day of the 2017 Utah Legislature, the action is just beginning at the Capitol. Bills still are being processed and numbered (the deadline is Feb. 2), budgets are being negotiated, and committees are only starting [...]

Pictures from Utah officials and groups at the US Presidential Inauguration

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Provo’s 2017 goals: Keep Provo prosperous

This year Provo will tackle parking problems with new vigor, start working on expanding the airport’s terminal, turn BRT critics to fans, work on a city center solution, and more. In front of the largest crowd ever for a Provo State of [...]

New app will get help to heart-attack victims faster

Your wife, husband, friend, co-worker, stranger standing next to you in line collapses — it’s a heart attack. You pull our your phone and call 911, then wait. You don’t know CPR or how to use an AED. But what if there were a way [...]

Zillow includes 3 Utah cities on Top 10 list for hottest housing market in 2017

Three Utah cities made Zillow’s list for the “Top 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2017”: Ogden, Provo and Salt Lake City. “Zillow’s 2017 list highlights that jobs and opportunities are increasingly growing in smaller [...]

Person of the Year: Provo Mayor John Curtis

When John Curtis was sworn in as Provo mayor seven years ago, his downtown office had forest green carpet, outdated furniture and wood paneling. It didn’t feel like “him,” so John went to work rebranding the office. He painted the blue [...]

Provo City Council considering new system for their raises

Imagine this: It’s your job to determine how much you should be paid. You’ve got to publicly discuss and defend that amount, then vote on it. That process may be one of the reasons the Provo City Council hasn’t changed its [...]

17 New Year’s Resolutions from the prophets for 2017

It’s a new year, and it’s time once again to take stock of our lives and find the places we’d most like to improve. Prophets and apostles teach members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the gospel of [...]

Top 10 feature stories on UtahValley360 in 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we are glancing back one last time at 2016. Utah Valley saw a lot of growth in 2016, including the Provo City Center Temple in downtown Provo, which is No. 10 on our list. We had tear jerker stories and stories that [...]

Going up: 5 reasons 2016 was a good year for Utah Valley

It’s no secret that Utah Valley is growing by leaps and bounds, and 2016 didn’t disappoint. The LDS Church opened a new temple, cities built new parks, developers announced the reinvention of existing shopping areas and UTA is working [...]

Mormon Tabernacle Choir to sing at presidential inauguration for 6th time

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has accepted an invitation from the U. S. Presidential Inauguration Committee to perform at the presidential inauguration in January. President-elect Donald Tump and Vice President-elect Michael R. Pence will be [...]

Christmas countdown: United Way’s Sub for Santa program still needs help

Donors have helped more than 1,300 families, with 3,911 kids. But as of Tuesday, 78 families who’d applied for help from United Way’s Sub for Santa program still needed sponsors. Every year for more than 35 years, United Way of [...]

9 post-pool season places to use your Pass of All Passes

If you think the Pass of All Passes is just for getting your family into Seven Peaks during the hot summer months, think again. Passholders can continue to get great value out of their passes by visiting any (or all!) of these nine attractions [...]

Out with the Malt Shoppe, in with burritos

Stan’s east of BYU. Brand X in Springville. Magleby’s at Village Green in Provo. And Malt Shoppe, a fixture of University Avenue for decades. But now they’re all gone. It’s been more than a year since Provo’s landmark [...]

The best, the worst and the most underrated Christmas songs

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for music. I enjoy hearing Christmas songs on the radio and singing Christmas hymns in church. Some of the best music we have has to do with the holiday season. Unfortunately, it’s produced some of [...]

MVHS alumna Jenn Blosil headlines benefit concert for MVHS stabbing victims

If you go… When: Monday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Where: MVHS, 665 Center St. in Orem, Utah Cost: $5 pre-sale or $7 at the door for students; $20 pre-sale or $35 at the door for families Site: mvhs.alpineschools.org Jenn Blosil started off [...]