Mayor Curtis: New Allegiant flight from Provo to San Diego

Starting at the end of September, you can fly from Provo to San Diego. Mayor John Curtis announced the new Allegiant flight this morning on his blog. Allegiant will fly between the two cities twice a week. It already flies from Provo to Oakland, California; Mesa, Arizona; and Los Angeles. The flight to San Diego […]

Big three guards lead BYU basketball in back-to-back games against San Diego

After a disappointing loss to Pacific on Feb. 6, the BYU men’s basketball team came bounding back with a vengeance to prove their worth in last week’s games. The Cougars defeated San Francisco 114–89 Thursday night and followed it with a 96–62 win against Santa Clara Saturday evening. What is the difference? The team’s mentality. […]

8 Southern California vacation activities besides Disneyland

Summer is here again — which means Utah Valley residents will flock to Southern California in droves to visit Disneyland. Wondering what else there is to do in the area? Here are eight favorite destinations to add to your next California trip: Hit the waves at Huntington City Beach There’s a reason Huntington Beach’s nickname is Surf […]

UV crime: Kid with pellet gun runs from police, killer could be incompetent

It could have been a lot worse On Monday, Jan. 20, someone reported a man wearing camouflage and carrying a rifle on a trail in Highland. When a Lone Peak officer arrived, he asked the person to stop and talk to him, according to police. Instead, he took off. American Fork police joined the search, […]

UV crime: Snake in a belly?

Illegal boa import A Lindon man and his sister are accused of illegally importing a wild-caught white boa constrictor from Brazil to the U.S., which he reportedly used to breed with other snakes at his business, Jeremy Stone Reptiles. Prosecutors say Stone discovered the snake in Brazil and schemed to get it. Though the snake […]

UV crime: Mostly quiet for Christmas week

Fatal crash Police suspect a 33-year-old man was distracted while driving on Pioneer Crossing in American Fork on Sunday. His eastbound car crossed over the raised median and into westbound traffic where he was hit by a truck. He was killed in the crash. The driver of the truck wasn’t seriously injured. Burglary Wrapped presents […]