Recent Articles by Sam Penrod
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...
Published: Monday, June 29, 2015 6:16 pm MDT
Motorists traveling north on I-15 in Utah County will encounter a lane split near Point of the Mountain as crews rebuild lanes and widen the freeway.
Published: Friday, June 26, 2015 12:42 pm MDT
A Utah mom says she’ll never treat a trip to the swimming pool the same way again. Elizabeth Allred’s son Wylee, 7, nearly drowned last week. She came back to the Manti Aquatic Center Thursday to th...
Published: Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:23 pm MDT
A man convicted of shooting a man during a carjacking in Nevada is just beginning to answer to charges of a 2011 double homicide in Utah.