Going up: 5 reasons 2016 was a good year for Utah Valley

It’s no secret that Utah Valley is growing by leaps and bounds, and 2016 didn’t disappoint. The LDS Church opened a new temple, cities built new parks, developers announced the reinvention of existing shopping areas and UTA is working on a new transportation option for Provo and Orem. Provo City Center Temple In December 2010, […]

Provo residents will vote on RAP tax in 2015 elections

Provo residents will vote in November on a new sales tax — 1 cent for every $10 spent — to fund recreation, arts and parks projects. The Provo city council voted 5-0 (Councilman Kay Van Buren and Councilwoman Calli Hales abstained) to put the tax on the Nov. 3 ballot. A survey of registered voters […]

Provo council questions RAP tax

It’s not clear whether the Provo city council will OK putting a RAP tax on the ballot this year — even after close to two hours of discussion on Thursday and a survey that showed 74 percent of voters (not just residents) either strongly supported or didn’t support the new tax. A RAP (recreation, arts […]

Local outdoor spots to inspire your children’s imaginations

Weather-wise, it’s hard to find a more beautiful month in Utah Valley than September. The cooling temperatures and blazing fall colors mean it’s the perfect time of year to enjoy the great outdoors. While you’re out, why not pick a place to inspire your children’s imaginations? “There certainly is plenty to discover in Utah Valley, […]