08242017

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Raise a glass: BYU continues streak as No. 1 ‘Stone-Cold Sober’ university

Raise a glass — BYU has once again secured the No. 1 “Stone-Cold Sober” university spot in the Princeton Review’s annual college rankings. This is the 20th year in a row BYU has earned the ranking. BYU was followed by College [...]

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 [...]

What to do with Utah County’s mail-in ballots or if you didn’t receive a ballot

Voters in Utah County won’t have to make time to get to a polling place on Primary Election Day — or on Election Day in November. That’s Utah County is delivering their ballots via the mail this year. Elections officials mailed [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Orem police officer demonstrates dangerous consequences of leaving children unattended in cars

It was 91 degrees Fahrenheit outside on Tuesday afternoon and Orem Police Department’s Lt. Craig Martinez decided to spend 20 minutes locked inside his car to teach a valuable lesson to parents. Martinez took to Facebook live on the [...]

Springville now requiring parking permit at Wayne Bartholomew Family Park

Springville City will require parking permits for Wayne Bartholomew Family Park beginning on Friday, July 21. While Springville residents can obtain a free parking permit from the city offices, non-residents will be charged $10 per day to [...]

Utah ranks low on WalletHub’s most at-risk youth report

It turns out Utah is a pretty good place to be a youth. This morning WalletHub, a personal finance website, released their findings about the country’s most at-risk youth in each state — and Utah ranked low. Overall, Utah ranks 50 out [...]

Utah Valley Chamber hosting night for Provo residents to meet their candidates

The Utah Valley Chamber is providing Provo residents an opportunity to get to know mayoral and city council candidates on Wednesday, July 19. With the primary election less than a month away — which will be held on Aug. 15 — the “Meet [...]

Utah-Tube: Lindsey Stirling starts the week with Selena Gomez cover

Lindsey Stirling is kicking off Monday morning the right way with a new video featuring Kurt Hugo Schneider. In the video, Stirling shows off her mad violin and dancing skills to the song “It Ain’t Me” by pop star Selena Gomez [...]

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 [...]

‘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 [...]

Downtown Provo getting better with popular restaurants, shops and more

Downtown Provo has come a long way in the last decade or so, now filled with popular restaurants, businesses and retail. It wasn’t that long ago that Sensuous Sandwich was the only food establishment on the south side of Center Street, [...]

One day, two companies, lots of free food

This Tuesday will host two of the greatest free food offers this year. On Tuesday, July 11, customers can not only enjoy a free small Slurpee for 7-Eleven Day, but they can also get a free entrée by dressing up as a cow for Chick-fil-A’s [...]