UV Rays: Electrified!

Mild pastels marched in with spring, and now the valley is lighting up with a new style of rainbow — neon.  This electrifying color palette is more than an atomic number on the periodic table of elements. Neon is a wardrobe trend as well as a racing craze.

Fine Art in a Fine City

Festival season in Utah Valley is a full-out celebration — from art to finish. Kicking off in south Utah County, Springville Art City Days draws a crowd from June 7-14. The festival includes a grand parade, a hot air balloon festival, swimming activities, a rodeo, fireworks and of course, art! Most events are free to […]

Driving force: Spanish Fork to hold golf tournment to provide scholarships

To raise money for students in Spanish Fork, golfers are stepping up to the tee boxes. For 20 years the Spanish Fork Rotary Club and Spanish Fork Chamber of Commerce have given college scholarships through their annual golf tournament. This year’s tournament, set for May 22 at 10 a.m., will host dozens of professional and […]

About Town: Calendar of events for May and June 2014

As the weather warms and the sun comes out, there is more time for fun and entertainment. Here’s a list of what is happening in Utah Valley during the next two months. Art Now-July 6 90th Annual Spring Salon Art Show, Springville Museum of Art, hours vary, free. www.smofa.org Now–Aug. 9 E.G. Sarah O’Donnell: The […]

UV rays: Peach

From bricks to bubbles, Utah Valley is welcoming Spring with touches of peach. After months of gray skies and cloudy dispositions, it’s time to warm up to peachier moods in Happy Valley, with its rays of pale orange around every corner.

A good egg: Thanksgiving Point holds Easter Eggstreme event

Thanksgiving Point’s Easter Eggstreme charges more for children ($12) than adults ($7). But the extra cents make sense because this upside-down pricing structure has happy kids putting all their colorful eggs in one basket. With egg hunts for all ages and the Easter Bunny bounding around, the Eggstreme is described as extremely fun. Other activities […]

Cool Products Made in UV

Utah Valley is full of creative inventors and writers. Here are some products made right in our backyard:

Big Guy, Little Guy, Big Fun

For more than 10 years, the Provo Library has hosted Big Guy Little Guy to help kids learn, have fun and do it all in the library. On March 24, Big Guy Little Guy will be themed “Space Adventures” and include guest appearances by the 501st Legion from Star Wars. Big Guy Little Guy is […]

12 life-changing bills you missed at the Utah State Legislature

Every year, your Utah state senator and representative gather with all other Utah lawmakers for 45 intense days of debating, politicizing and lawmaking. Last week, gavels pounded in the State Capitol building, ringing the end of the 2014 session. Think politics is a snoozer? Well, maybe. But here are some laws that passed (and others […]

Missing Provo man found dead

The body of 24-year-old Andrew Ungerman was found by a search party at 5:40 p.m. Monday after four days of searching trails and hikes Ungerman regularly visited. Ungerman died from an apparent self-inflicted gun wound, said Provo Police Lt. Mathew Siufanua. Police found a gun near Ungerman’s body and confirmed the gun was purchased by […]

Whoosh, Worthen! Meet BYU’s next president

  PROVO — BYU announced a new president will be instated on May 1, replacing 11-year current president, Cecil O. Samuelson. Kevin J Worthen J.D., former dean of the J Reuben Clark Law School and current advancement vice president of BYU, will replace Samuelson as the 13th president of BYU. The announcement was made in […]

Utah Valley events calendar for March and April 2014

There is always a variety of activities going on in Utah Valley. From sports games to concerts and beyond, the is bound to be an activity for everyone in the family. Now – March 26 42nd Annual Utah All-State High School Art Show, Springville Museum of Art, hours vary, free. smofa.org   Now – May […]

5K honors Sgt. Cory Wride, needs volunteers

On Jan. 30, Utah Valley’s own Sgt. Cory Wride was shot and killed after trying to help a man in what was meant to be a routine car check. Since then, Utah Valley has mourned his loss and rallied behind the Wride family to raise awareness for officer safety. On Saturday, March 15 at 9 a.m., […]

2014 race schedule in Utah Valley

Nearly every weekend from now until the end of the year, a race could be run near you. Utah Valley is home to 55 races and counting. Utah Valley races are diverse and plentiful — from a glow-in-the-dark fun run to intense trail runs, there are more races than ever in the valley. Why such […]

Provo teen grabs Usher and Shakira’s attention on ‘The Voice’

Local talent has made its way to prime time television once again with Madilyn Paige, a Timpview High student who made it onto Team Usher during the “The Voice’s” blind auditions in Tuesday night’s premiere. The show sought out Paige after seeing her in this YouTube video in a vocal competition. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTX6Bz8DJ48 After performing a softer […]

22 ‘sneak-peek’ pics of new Thanksgiving Point Museum

Thanksgiving Point invited UtahValley360.com to a sneak peek of the soon-to-be-opened Museum of Natural Curiosity. We were pretty curious ourselves as to what we would find in the 45,000 square feet of interactive exhibits — and CEO Mike Washburn more than satisfied our curiosity as he guided us through charming “Kidopolis,” a watery Utah desert […]

Vocal Point and Stuart Edge serenade unsuspecting women for Valentine’s Day

Wishing you had a valentine serenading you with romantic music? Look no further than YouTube sensation Stuart Edge, who got his start right here in Utah Valley with his famous mistletoe kissing prank video on the BYU campus.  Now with well over half of a million followers, Edge presents his newest video, featuring BYU’s own, […]

BYU announces new youth camp based on Covey’s ‘7 Habits’

In addition to the 30,000 teenagers swarming the BYU campus during the Especially For Youth program this summer, more teens will participate in a new youth camp, Habits for Life, a program focusing on principles of Stephen R. Covey’s best-selling book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” BYU is always adding new camps because of […]