Mayors, firefighters will walk a mile in women’s shoes Saturday

At 10 a.m. Saturday, people from all over Utah County — including Provo firefighters, Provo Mayor John Curtis and Orem Mayor Richard Brunst — will don women’s shoes to walk a mile at The Shops at Riverwoods in Provo. The event is a fundraiser for The Center for Women and Children in Crisis, an organization […]

Utah lawmakers and universities aid victims of sexual violence

Five years ago Tiffany Turley was sexually assaulted, becoming living proof that the traumatic and life-changing experience can happen to anyone at any time. “It rocks your emotional and physical foundation,” said Turley, who now works as the manager of BYU’s Women’s Services and Resources office. “It’s one of the hardest situations a person can […]

Provo won’t allow MMA fights

Earlier this year, the general manager of the Utah Valley Convention Center and a fight promoter asked the Provo City Council to change the law so they could host mixed-martial arts fights at the downtown events center. But instead of voting to allow the fights — estimated to bring $15,000 to $30,000 in economic activity […]