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, […]

Springville now requiring parking permit at Wayne Bartholomew Family Park

Springville City will require parking permits for Wayne Bartholomew Family Park beginning on Friday, July 21. While Springville residents can obtain a free parking permit from the city offices, non-residents will be charged $10 per day to park at the popular beach. “One of the main reasons this is being done is to make sure it […]

5 places to cool off while Utah Lake is closed

The Utah Department of Health and Utah County Health Department closed Utah Lake on Friday, July 15, after testing the water and discovering that a toxic algal bloom covered 90 percent of the lake. Tuesday afternoon the Utah Department of Environmental Quality closed the Utah County portion of the Jordan River because the algal bloom […]

11 facts and photographs of Springville’s new Wayne Bartholomew Family Park

By Canidi Higley As part of the Art City Days celebration on Saturday, hundreds of residents gathered at Springville’s newest park, the Wayne Bartholomew Family Park, for a ribbon cutting, a Duct Tape Boat Regatta and to enjoy the new pond and amenities. The land for the park, located at 1090 S. 2900 East in Springville, was […]