Service-Oriented Mindset: Heather Frost Empowers Spanish Fork Residents

By Jayna Smith Heather Frost understands that some problems don’t sleep — which means she won’t either. “It does not matter if it’s 2 p.m. or 2 a.m., she is always there for victims,” says Spanish Fork Lt. Matt Johnson. “She shows up with a smile on her face and kindness in her heart. Heather […]

Intermountain Healthcare breaks ground pioneer style on Spanish Fork hospital

In a nod to Spanish Fork’s past, Intermountain Healthcare broke ground on the Spanish Fork hospital on Monday afternoon using a team of mules and plows. The unique groundbreaking ceremony paid homage to Spanish Fork’s pioneer and agricultural background. At the same time, the groundbreaking ceremony celebrated the transition to technology with the new hospital. […]

8 of Utah County’s best beaches

The Beehive State is hundreds of miles from the ocean, but it’s still possible to have fun at the beach without making the 600-plus mile trip to the west coast. Utah County has a handful of sandy “beaches” next to local ponds, lakes and reservoirs, where you can have a great time sunbathing, swimming, kayaking, […]

Intermountain Healthcare reveals rendering of Spanish Fork Hospital

Intermountain Healthcare released a rendering of the Spanish Fork Hospital on Monday morning. The Spanish Fork Hospital, which has an anticipated completion date near the end of 2020, will sit on approximately 45 acres east of I-15 and north of U.S. Highway 6, near the Walmart Supercenter. Estimated at approximately $150 million, the new hospital will focus […]

Scenic Overlook – Home #6 – 2018

Home: Scenic Overlook Address: 1004 East Scenic Drive City: Spanish Fork Jerry Stubbs Construction has been serving Utah since 1990, specializing in custom homes, log homes and recreational homes. Jerry Stubbs has created an impact with his visually striking homes and eye for detail, emphasizing an intimate connection between the home and its owner. Passing these high […]

Vincent Ridge – Home #7 – 2018

Home: Vincent Ridge Address: 2052 South Vincent Ridge Drive City: Spanish Fork With more than 45 years of experience Davies Design Build takes pride in being a true custom builder using our expertise in design and construction to tailor each home to the individual client needs and dreams. Davies specializes in working closely with clients from lot […]

Ivie – Home #8 – 2018

Home: Ivie Address: 712 North 2090 East City: Spanish Fork Building energy efficient and green homes, is what Green Tech Construction is all about. We pride ourselves on implementing the latest technologies in green home building, as well as conventional techniques to build our clients the homes of their dreams. Whether it’s new construction, a remodel or […]

Woodbury Corporations announces additions to Canyon Creek, including Lowe’s

Woodbury Corporation announced a variety of new businesses being built at Canyon Creek Commercial Center on Monday morning. The largest business joining the Spanish Fork development is Lowe’s, a national home improvement and hardware company. Other new businesses include Great Clips, Rumbi Island Grill, Wing Nutz, Cookie Cutters, Panda Express, Check City and Cascade Family […]

Utah Valley Bride editor shares wedding trends and tips with ‘Studio Chatter’

Utah Valley Bride Editor Bri Stewart took a break from filling your Instagram feed with beautiful wedding images and perfectly planned puns to share her bride expertise with Spanish Fork’s “Studio Chatter” on Tuesday night. “Utah has the best vendors in the world,” Stewart said. “Our wedding community is celebrated throughout the nation and the […]

Utah County development projects to look forward to in 2018

At this point it’s not a secret that Utah County is growing. Utah County is expected to double in size over the next 20 years, which will bring the population size to more than 1 million people. This has Utah County’s economic developers singing the same tune — growth means growing pains. “Our biggest challenge […]

Spanish Fork Cinemark to open Thursday with XD auditorium

After being without a movie theater for a year, Spanish Fork residents are receiving an early Christmas gift — the Cinemark is opening on Thursday. And it turns out the force is strong with this movie theater. Cinemark’s goal was to open the south Utah County theater — located in the area near Interstate 15 and […]

Festival of Lights celebrates 25 years with tunnels, tigers and trees — oh my!

Sponsored Story Spanish Fork’s Festival of Lights display reaches a new milestone this year — the festival is going 25 years strong. The Spanish Fork holiday tradition is a long valued asset to the community as one of those “family experiences” that you repeat over and over again. Consistent and growing attendance has proven that […]

Olive Garden opens at Canyon Creek in Spanish Fork

Just in time for the holidays, Olive Garden cut the ribbon to officially open its restaurant in Spanish Fork on Monday morning. “Thank you to everybody in Spanish Fork and everybody in the surrounding areas for welcoming us here to be part of the neighborhood,” said Darren Lindo, general manager at Olive Garden in Spanish Fork. […]

Spanish Fork celebrates opening of first shops at Canyon Creek

Multiple businesses in Spanish Fork’s Canyon Creek development are officially open for business — and city officials are ecstatic. Ace Hardware, Famous Footwear, Petco, Maurices, TJ Maxx and Ulta have all opened their doors to customers. Downeast Home and Clothing will open on Friday, Nov. 3 with other businesses scheduled for opening later this year […]

Olive Garden, theater opening in Spanish Fork in time for the holidays

Spanish Fork residents likely will have a new restaurant and more to be thankful for this holiday season, with Olive Garden set to start serving the week before the holiday, and a new movie theater scheduled to open right before Christmas. The new restaurant, movie theater and more are part of the Canyon Creek development, […]

Weekend best bets: 5 Utah Valley weekend events

  School has officially taken over the valley, but attendance at these fun weekend events is mandatory. Take a break from hitting the books and enjoy a weekend of fun in September with these Utah Valley events. Filmquest Filmquest is rolling out the red carpet at the Covey Center for the Arts this weekend. The […]

Spanish Fork’s Lil Shepherd shows how Iceland intersects with Utah

As told to Lindsey Williams When I was serving my LDS mission in Iceland, I got an email from FamilySearch on Pioneer Day saying I had pioneer heritage. I looked through the list and found the name Gudmundur Gudmundson. I thought it must be a different one but I did some research and it’s true […]

Weekend best bets: 5 events to take a break from school

Summer may be taking a backseat to school, but summer events are still in full swing. While you are winding down and getting used to your back-to-school schedule, hold on to your summer weekends a little longer in August with these Utah Valley events. Dancing Under the Stars Lay out on the lawn of the […]

Weekend Best Bets: 5 events to fill up the weekend

Summer is halfway over in Utah Valley, but things are just heating up. Make the most of your July weekends by marking these Utah Valley events in your calendar. American Fork Steel Days American Fork Steel Days will blow you away this year with it’s 10-day celebration. Not only is the city celebration longer this year, but […]

UV To Do: Utah Valley calendar of events for July 2017

Summer is halfway over in Utah Valley, but things are just heating up. Make the most of the rest of your summer by marking these Utah Valley events in your calendar. Events Freedom Festival When: July 1–4 Where: Various locations in Provo and Orem Cost: Varies per event Site: American Fork Steel Days When: July 6-15 Where: Various locations in American Fork Cost: Varies […]

Free lunches available for kids in south Utah County

This summer, if your kids are out at the Springville Splash Pad, Payson Community Pool, Spanish Fork City Center Library Park, Taylor Elementary in Payson or Santaquin’s Centennial Park at lunch time on weekdays, they’re in for a free meal. For the second year in a row, the Utah Food Bank is offering free lunches […]

Weekend best bets: 5 events to celebrate summer

Summer is finally here and there is no turning back. We’ve tackled spring’s rain (and snow) showers, but now we are ready for nothing but fun in the sun. Utah Valley pulls out all the stops to create a fun summer full of events — whether its a musical performance, sporting event or a random affair — […]

The Gail S. Halvorsen Aviation Education Foundation plans new home in Spanish Fork

Gail S. Halvorsen, known internationally as the “Candy Bomber,” has dedicated his life to aviation education, to mentoring youth and responding to the emergency needs of those around him. Now, the foundation dedicated to his legacy — The Gail S. Halvorsen Aviation Education Foundation — continues his work. The retired colonel lends his name and […]

Ross, Petco, Ulta and more headed to Spanish Fork

In 2007, Target and Home Depot were slated to build in Spanish Fork, just off I-15 along Highway 6. Then the economy fell apart, target pulled out and Home Depot sold its property back to the developer. The land remained empty for a while, then things started to happen again. First Costco came along and […]

Faces of Fitness: The Trainers

Zac and Kami Price first started training clients in the garage of Zac’s dad (artist Gary Price). As their reputation and business grew, the duo opened Energy Explosion in Spanish Fork. Their clientele now ranges from elite athletes to a wheechair-bound woman who strengthens her arms -— and also a mix of teenagers, middle-aged adults […]

Top 10 feature stories on UtahValley360 in 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we are glancing back one last time at 2016. Utah Valley saw a lot of growth in 2016, including the Provo City Center Temple in downtown Provo, which is No. 10 on our list. We had tear jerker stories and stories that made us smile. Here are the top […]