Man who plays Nephi in upcoming Book of Mormon videos receives mission call

Last summer, Jackson VanDerkwerken spent his summer across the country from his family in the desert of Goshen, Utah — not a typical summer for the then-17-year-old teenager — but when you’re cast as Nephi for the Book of Mormon videos, it’s necessary. And it turns out his role of Nephi and separation from his […]

Provo mulling future of city parade float

The Miss Provo organization wants Provo City to take over responsibility — and that may mean more liability — for driving the city parade float, which Miss Provo royalty use in parades every summer. And that’s turned into a discussion over whether the city should fund a float. “Miss Provo says they don’t want to […]