Facebook announces new data center in Eagle Mountain

Facebook is building a data center in Eagle Mountain, announced Eagle Mountain City together with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) Wednesday morning. The 970,000 square foot data center will be built at the Sweetwater Industrial Park in Eagle Mountain. “After a thorough search, we selected Eagle Mountain […]

New Lehi Facebook page gives residents direct line to city

Want to know what’s happening at what used to be a horse pasture in Lehi? Wondering why your road is torn up? Are you looking for more information about a Lehi event? The city recently started a new Facebook page where residents can ask these kinds of questions and more, and get answers directly from […]

14 tips to feed the social media beast

Like me! Share me! Subscribe to me! Retweet me! Social media is kinda needy, right? Excuse me. Riiiiiight?! But let’s be real. We need it as much as it needs us. Businesses can live or die by their social status. It’s like high school — but with hashtags and better hair. #hairgoals Social platforms aren’t […]

UV crime: Shootings in Orem and PG, reward for missing woman

Cop-shooting case Testimony ended Thursday in the case of 18-year-old Meagan Grunwald, charged with murder and attempted murder for her role in the 2014 shooting death of Utah County Deputy Cory Wride and the shooting of Utah County Deputy Greg Sherwood. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Jose Angel Garcia-Jauregui shot Wride through a truck window during a […]

UV crime: Murder, rape, kidnapping — and huffing

Provo murder Sixty-year-old Belen Perez was found strangled to death in her house, at about 2000 West and 50 North, by her adult son on Wednesday afternoon. Police haven’t released a lot of information about the murder, but have said that the son returned home and found his mother dead; he is not a suspect. […]

Provo group planning cleanup of historic site

It was the site of saw and grist mills built in 1855, but now it’s mostly known as the area between Taco Bell and L&L Barbecue on Bulldog Boulevard in Provo. The original grinding stone serves as a historic marker for the site — placed by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers in 1954, and a […]

Does Facebook undermine women’s happiness?

Does Facebook cause depression? Or perhaps anxiety, envy or narcissism? A widely reported study from the University of Michigan found that socializing through Facebook, as opposed to socializing in person, may undermine users’ sense of well-being. A recent study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden found a negative relationship between Facebook and self-esteem. According […]

12 ways women validate each other

Because girlfriends just have a special skill in backing each other up no matter how stupid their thought process might be at the time.   1. When it comes to losing weight. http://youtu.be/jR9ABLkV09M 2. Saying that it is never their fault. It’s never the woman’s fault, right? 3. On social media. After all, liking a […]

Provo Rec Center won’t open on Sundays

PROVO — Despite some vigorous discussion happening on social media, Provo is not considering opening the new Recreation Center on Sundays. The city is working on a Parks and Rec Master Plan, which will be considered at the municipal council meeting on Tuesday, and the issue of Sundays dovetailed off that discussion, said Provo Deputy […]

BYU tops list of best places to find a spouse

After asking five different girls to accompany him on double date, Clint Prestwich had given up. But his friend was determined Prestwich would come, so he arranged for his date’s roommate, Alissa Pitt, to go with him. But when they arrived to pick up their dates, Prestwich’s friend got distracted and forgot to make introductions. […]

UV moms rule the social media roost

Moms are power users of social media — this we know. And moms with mobile devices? Well, that’s just fuel for the fire. According to BabyCenter’s 2013 Social Mom Report, moms with mobile devices and Facebook pages access Facebook on their mobiles at least weekly in significantly higher numbers than their childless counterparts. Twitter? Same story. […]

Missing Alpine girl found

Update: Indica Huddleston was found around 6 p.m. Friday night in the Salt Lake Valley. Her family posted the following message on the Find Indica Huddleston Facebook page: “Thank you everyone for your support and help in finding Indica Huddleston. She has been found and is home safe and sound with her family. We appreciate […]