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Tweets and pictures from the almost total eclipse of Utah Valley

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Rodizio Grill opens new location at Shops at Riverwoods

Rodizio Grill opened its fourth Utah location at the Shops at Riverwoods in Provo, Utah on Saturday. The Brazilian steakhouse currently has locations at Trolley Square in Salt Lake, American Fork and at Utah Motorsports Campus.  “I am [...]

Chris Herrod concedes 3rd Congressional District primary; updates on 2017 Utah County primary election results

Chris Herrod conceded the 3rd Congressional District primary to Provo Mayor John Curtis after the primary election results were updated on Friday afternoon. With the updated results three days following the election, Curtis led with 43.27 percent, [...]

Provo City Council and Provo retail experts council together on Provo’s retail problem

In a collaborative effort, the Provo City Council met with operators representing four of Provo’s largest retail centers to discuss how they can get new retail companies in the city. And the operators gave the council a lot to think about. “I [...]

Mitt Romney presses President Trump to apologize for Charlottesville comments

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney pressed President Donald Trump to apologize for his comments made following the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia. “Whether he intended to or not, what he communicated caused racists to rejoice, [...]

38 Utah Valley companies make 2017 Inc. 5000 list

Inc. 5000 released its annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America on Wednesday, which included 38 companies from Utah Valley. While the the No. 1 spot went to San Francisco-based Skillz — which has had a 50,059 percent [...]

LDS Church releases statement supporting LoveLoud Festival’s motives

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made a statement applauding LoveLoud Festival’s motives after receiving multiple inquiries from journalist. “We applaud the LoveLoud Festival for LGBT youth’s aim to bring [...]

UV relatable: Family shows how parents feel about back to school with hilarious parody

August marks every parent’s relief and every child’s dread — the beginning of another school year. The Holderness family — who writes parody music videos where they change the lyrics to relatable family life experiences — [...]

LDS Church denounces pro-white ideology with updated statement about Charlottesville tragedy

#NoPlaceForHate An informal memorial is seen at the place where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting against the white supremacist Unite the Right rally in #Charlottesville. 📷 @gettyimages. A [...]

Provo School District giving one-time bonus to employees in November

Provo School District is giving its employees a one-time bonus at the end of November, Provo School District President McKay Jensen announced in a joint meeting with the Provo City Council on Thursday. Following Thanksgiving break, district [...]

New York Times shares ‘Unusually Popular Summer Travel Spots for Each State’

Utahns love to travel to Tonga, according to a Facebook study. The data was based off of where people “check in” on Facebook when they are traveling abroad during the summer since 2012. The New York Times wrote that this unusually [...]

UVU basketball adds transfer Baylee Steele to roster

UVU men’s basketball coach Mark Pope announced Tuesday that center Baylee Steele has signed a grant-in-aid award to play for the Wolverines. “Baylee is one of the finest young men I have ever had the privilege of recruiting,” [...]

ION Solar moves corporate headquarters to The Shops at Riverwoods

ION Solar announced on Thursday, Aug. 3, it would move its headquarters to The Shops at Riverwoods in Provo, Utah. Utah’s 2nd largest residential solar installer and 7th largest nationwide will take over the newly renovated, 24,000-square-foot [...]

Utah-Tube: Jenny Oaks Baker returns to Beethoven’s roots for music video

Violinist Jenny Oaks Baker returned to Ludwig van Beethoven’s roots in her newest music video. Filming in Vienna, Austria — where Beethoven composed his final masterpiece — Baker played Beehoven’s Ninth Symphony, “Ode [...]

Donny Osmond shares precious picture of meeting his newest grandson for the first time

#AGoodDayIncludes meeting my sweet new grandson. I’d like to introduce you to Peder Clark Osmond. pic.twitter.com/xq4y1hKTks — Donny Osmond (@donnyosmond) August 8, 2017 Donny Osmond is beyond puppy love after posting a picture of [...]

ICYMI: The Void creates Star Wars-themed virtual reality exhibit; SafeUT app is helping prevent teen suicide

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are a few local stories to catch you up after the weekend. The Void partners with Disney on Star Wars-themed virtual reality game The Void, a virtual reality company, has partnered with [...]

SCERA brings a taste of Scotland to Utah County with ‘Brigadoon’

Over the mountains and through the mist a mysterious town called Brigadoon appears once every 100 years. And instead of landing in Scotland this time around, the city is landing in Orem, Utah at the SCERA. Director Jerry Elison once again returns [...]

John Curtis responds to negative ads with comical negative flier-use suggestions

Provo Mayor John Curtis knows how to make junk mail useful — at least that’s what he demonstrates in a video response to negative fliers. Curtis is one of three Republican candidates vying for votes in the special election for the 3rd [...]

LDS Church announces Jordan River Utah Temple open house and rededication dates

The First Presidency for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the open house and rededication dates for the Jordan River Utah Temple on Thursday morning. Starting on Saturday, March 17, the temple will open its doors for [...]

Valley Grove breaks ground on 62-acre development in Pleasant Grove

Valley Grove is changing Pleasant Grove as we known it. For years, exit 275 has immediately led to open fields, but the new development is promising new sites in the future. St. John Properties held its official groundbreaking ceremony for [...]