08192017

Utah-Tube: Neon Trees ‘feels good’ in new kaleidoscopic music video

It’s a “feel good” Friday with the kaleidoscopic music video of the Neon Trees’s newest single, “Feel Good.” This vibrant video throws back to the retro ’70s style and celebrates summer with a color [...]

Eclipse tips for travelers and homebodies

Brigham Young University in Provo usually gets the most attention, but this weekend, the nation will turn their heads toward the home of BYU-Idaho as one of the best cities for viewing the 2017 total solar eclipse. Aug. 21 marks the first solar [...]

ICYMI: Homes prices in Wasatch Front rising; Orem man saves woman at Deer Creek Reservoir

In case you took a break from the news for some weekend barbecuing, here are some headlines to brush up on. Home prices on Wasatch Front have risen to record highs The Salt Lake Board of Realtors released a report saying home prices on the [...]

Salem Days seeks to involve community with annual summer festival

Variety and involvement are the two words that best describe the goals of Salem Days this year. The Salem City Mayor Randy Brailsford asked for Salem Days to hold a range of activities that appeal to and involve all the people who live in [...]

ICYMI: Elizabeth Smart film coming in November; Eagle Mountain 3-year-old dies after SUV runs her over

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are a few stories you’ll want to catch up on. Elizabeth Smart film coming in November Elizabeth Smart is co-producing a film depicting her abduction in 2002, reported The Salt [...]

Two rodeos shine at Santaquin Orchard Days — one cute, one competitive

Santaquin residents will celebrate their city with a little western flair beginning this weekend. Santaquin Orchard Days begins at 8 a.m. on July 29 with an official raising of the American flag and a speech from Mayor Kirk Hunsaker. The western [...]

ICYMI: Jimmer Fredette signs with Shanghai Sharks once more; Elder Holland speaks on scouting plan

In case you took a break from the news over the long Pioneer Day weekend, here are your top news stories from Utah Valley. Jimmer Fredette signs again with Shanghai Sharks I've decided to go back to Shanghai for a two year contract. Thanks [...]

Q Cards: 5 cues for crowdfunding

Launching your crowdfunding campaign can feel like sending a rocket into space. Your product is up in the air, it’s high on risk and you start speaking in clichés. (Ah, Houston, amiright?) Meet Jordan Monroe, cofounder of Provo-based Owlet [...]

The thousand dollar ducky: Fiesta Days fundraiser supports the Spanish Fork community

A Spanish Fork rubber ducky will win $1,000 for its adoptive parent. That’s one lucky duck. Spanish Fork Fiesta Days will host the Adopt-a-Duck race July 24 at 2 p.m. to raise funds for the Spanish Fork Fire Department’s charity [...]

ICYMI: 25 Alpine homes evacuated; John Curtis GOP campaign raises the most funds

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the top local news stories. Saratoga Springs man makes finalist list for the Lays Chip flavor contest  Saratoga Spring’s Brandon Foster submitted “smoked gouda and honey” [...]

Utah-Tube: ‘Fresh Prince of Provo’ parody captures nostalgia of popular theme song

Now this is the story all about how Cameron Seegmiller and Taylor Everett flipped the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” theme song into a Provo parody complete with local landmarks, indoor sunglasses and a missionary encounter. College [...]

Made in UV: Hot iron holsters, shoes made for (teaching) walking

For every issue of Utah Valley Magazine, we recognize five Utah Valley grown products. Grab your wallet — these creative businesses are something you’re going to want. Silicone dreams Erin Balogh’s pedestal sink created an awkward balancing [...]

8 things Jack and Suzanna Perry want you to know about Mapleton

Jack Perry grew up in Mapleton and remembers holidays in the Historic Mapleton White Church, on the corner of Main and Maple. “You had to go out to get your bag of candy at the Christmas celebration, so we’d sneak back in through the window [...]

ICYMI: Julianne Hough says ‘I do;’ motorcycle ride raises funds for fallen law enforcement officers

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Julianne Hough says “I do” to NHL Star https://www.instagram.com/p/BWU_fd1DOGW/?taken-by=people Julianne Hough, a dancer and judge [...]

Payson Scottish Festival brings strongman competition, bagpipes and Highland dancing to Utah Valley

Payson is getting in touch with it’s Scottish side this weekend. For 33 years, Payson has hosted an annual Scottish Festival, where the community can experience authentic Scottish cuisines, traditional merchant vendors, athletic games, [...]

Utah-Tube: Gardiner Sisters celebrate summer with music video filmed at Provo Beach Resort and downtown Provo

Taking to the downtown Provo skyline and Provo Beach Resort, the Gardiner Sisters filmed the music video for an original song, “I Just Want You.” The Gardiner Sisters consists of Hailey, Mandi and Allie Gardiner. The oldest sister, [...]

The razor sharp Man Barber specializes in razor shaves

When Reise Malachowski was in high school, he cut his friends’ hair and became a licensed barber at MATC. Now he owns and operates The Man Barber, a traditional barbershop in downtown Provo, where he cuts hair five days a week. An appointment [...]

Meet George Washington: Cries of Freedom celebrates its 10th year

Perhaps the best way to celebrate the Fourth of July is to shake George Washington’s hand. On July 1, 3 and 4, actors will roam the Scera Park dressed as historical freedom advocates as part of the Cries of Freedom event, giving a chance [...]

How ‘wasting time’ led James Perry to a career with ‘Studio C’

“Wasting time” is what led James Perry to become a regular cast member and writer for BYUtv’s family-friendly sketch comedy show, “Studio C,” Perry told the audience attending his BYU TEDx talk in March. In his [...]

Utah-Tube: Dahlia Row focuses on freedom with ‘Phantom of the Opera’ ballad

The love ballad, “All I Ask of You,” from Broadway musical “Phantom of the Opera” is typically known for its declaration of love between Christine Daae and Raoul — but Dahlia Row wanted to use it to express a different [...]