08172017

Cedar Hills Mayor Gary Gygi known for being a clear communicator

When Gary Gygi was appointed mayor of Cedar Hills in January 2012, residents were sharply divided in their view of the Cedar Hills Golf Club. Some loved the golf course, others resented it. Rancor and animosity over the golf course was tearing [...]

Utah-Tube: GENTRI encourages being ‘The One’ in new video shot in India

GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio released a new video called “One” about the lessons they learned in India about the power and influence of “The One.” “It only takes one life to make a difference,” trio member [...]

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 [...]

Decades: Women act their age

Walk through a woman’s lifetime from her 20s to her 80s. Spoiler alert! Each of these local girlie girls think they’re living in the best stage of life.

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 [...]

Angels lighting the valley: 5 Utah Valley do-gooders that share their light

The world might be getting darker, but that just makes these angels stand out even more. Meet the women who create tiny diapers and make a huge impact, the parents who established a network for families with special needs, the couple finding [...]

Utah women YouTubers serve up heavy dose of nostalgia in ‘Baby-Sitter’s Club’ fan series

Tween and teenage girls dreamed of having friendships that would mirror the affection and camaraderie found in “The Baby-Sitters Club.” And a group of Utah women are capturing that daydream in a fan-made YouTube series. Apple Juice [...]

Sundance Law Group seeks to prevent further tragedy when a family member dies

Sponsored Story Planning for death or disability is a difficult subject to think about. However, neglecting to plan can lead to unintended and sometimes disastrous results for loved ones. Marianne Ludlow founded Sundance Law Group — a law [...]

LDS teen advances to the live show on ‘America’s Got Talent’ with another emotional song

In another emotional performance, 13-year-old Evie Clair performed once again on “America’s Got Talent” and was advanced to the live show for her special performance. The LDS girl from Florence, Arizona performed the song [...]

Modern pioneers: 3 countries where first-generation Saints are thriving

If Pioneer Day brings to mind images of 19th-century converts pushing handcarts across an unforgiving prairie floor, you’re not alone. And you’re right — the pioneers who came to Utah in the late 1800s are important to remember [...]

Spanish Fork names Leonard and Loa Ellis as grand marshals for Fiesta Days Grand Parade

Fiesta Days Grand Parade When: Monday, July 24 at 9 a.m. Where: Center St. and Main St. in Spanish Fork (see map here) Cost: FREE Site: spanishfork.org Loa Ellis has always had an appreciation for the Fiesta Days celebration. In fact, her [...]

Utah-Tube: Miss Utah judges take to the stage to perform ‘Wicked’ song

Two Miss Utah judges took a break from judging the competition to sing “For Good” from the Broadway musical “Wicked” during the third day of the preliminary competition on June 16. “We just wanted to dedicate this [...]

Dr. Cameron Egbert, DDS stitches together team at Summit Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Summit Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Address: 642 East Kirby Lane, #101, Spanish Fork Number: (801) 798-9500 Site: summitomfs.com Sponsored Story Dr. Cameron Egbert started out as a boy playing on the baseball fields of Sandy. He returned [...]

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” [...]

Top 10 moments with ‘Studio C’ to celebrate one billion views

The beloved clean-comedy sketch group “Studio C” took to Facebook on Thursday to announce they laughed their way to one billion views. In honor of their success, here are 10 of our favorite “Studio C” moments. 1. Scott [...]

With a second location and a food truck, Bam Bam’s puts barbecue on the menu

Review by Mary Crafts-Homer I’ll never forget the time I cooked BBQ for George W. Bush on his stop in Utah when he ran for president the first time.    He strolled over to the grills and said, “Looks like you’re doing some BBQ here.” I [...]

‘American Idol’ auditions coming to Provo in August

Utah County better start warming up because “American Idol” auditions are coming to Provo on Aug. 23. On May 9, “American Idol” announced it will make a comeback and return for its 16th season. In 2015, the Fox TV show [...]

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 [...]

Intricate gingerbread houses light lives annually at the Festival of Trees

When Thanksgiving rolls around, Orem’s Jim Lauret isn’t just thinking about his turkey feast. Instead he’s planning his next gingerbread creation. But Jim’s houses go beyond a few gum drops and peppermints. He depicts popular scenes [...]

Everybody has a story: Lehi’s Colby Draper brings power to the people — literally

I grew up in Highland in the middle of six kids — two sisters and three brothers. I went to Lone Peak High School, and I loved it because I had great friends and played sports. After graduation, I went on an LDS mission to Bordeaux, France. When [...]