Recent Articles by Sam Penrod
Published: Friday, October 9, 2015 2:49 pm MDT
The installation of a new water line in American Fork canyon has resulted in a historic find. A stone marker that was of little value in the 1930's is now a valuable part of history for generations to come.
Published: Monday, September 14, 2015 4:14 pm MDT
A restoration project on one of the oldest chapels in use by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was officially finished Sunday.
Published: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 6:28 pm MDT
A little girl facing an undiagnosed terminal illness celebrated a major milestone Wednesday — her 7th birthday.
Published: Thursday, August 20, 2015 7:08 pm MDT
A 17-year-old Manti girl who was recently diagnosed with cancer missed the first day of her senior year Thursday because she was in Primary Children's Hospital. While she can’t be in class, her school and...
Published: Friday, July 31, 2015 4:38 pm MDT
The creativity of two high school students in American Fork has earned them thousands of dollars in scholarship money.
Published: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 3:31 pm MDT
Preserving Utah's pioneer history is the goal of the American Fork chapter of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers.
Published: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 3:23 pm MDT
Some Utah County residents are protesting a planned development by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which will be built on what is currently the driving range at the Thanksgiving Point golf cour...
Published: Friday, July 10, 2015 4:19 pm MDT
Two police officers from the American Fork Police Department helped a mother and her four kids who had been abandoned last week and had taken shelter in the shade. The kids were drinking irrigation water and ha...
Published: Thursday, July 2, 2015 4:50 pm MDT
A marriage proposal is one of the most important moments of a lifetime. So how does a small town boy make a big impression on his bride-to-be?
Published: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 7:24 pm MDT
Some fruit growers in Utah County are cautiously optimistic about this year’s crops. While some growers suffered losses due to an early spring and late frost, the growers are encouraged by what they are s...