Utah County

U. teams up with Girl Scouts to build energy-efficient cabins

The University of Utah's School of Architecture and the Girl Scouts of Utah teamed up to build modern cabins.

Provo Power Plant faces demolition, upgrades

City administrators are planning to upgrade the almost-75-year-old Provo Power Plant, which is susceptible to collapse in even a small earthquake. The project is expected to cost about $24 million. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Fire ignites in Standard-Examiner baling room

Firefighters responded to a fire at the Standard-Examiner in Ogden Monday after the flames started in the newspaper facility's baling room. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Defending America: They heeded the call

World War II veterans didn't talk about the sights and sounds, the tragedies and triumphs of the deadliest military conflict in history. They came home, found jobs, got married and reared children. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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Lindon police arrest man suspected of fatally shooting ex-wife's husband

Lindon police arrested a man Thursday on suspicion that he shot and killed his ex-wife's new husband. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Utah County residents celebrate Independence Day, and new citizenship

There was no shortage of patriotic spirit in Utah County Thursday, as thousands of people kicked off Independence Day weekend by attending the annual Freedom Festival. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Utah County man going to prison for real estate fraud

A Utah County man will go to prison for securities and communication fraud related to various real estate investments and a water share project. Read more »

July 2, 2014

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Orem selects Gary Giles as new police chief

Gary Giles, a former public safety officer for Orem, was named the city's chief of police Tuesday. Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Group turns vacant lot in American Fork into community garden

One group is working to bring people together by starting a community garden. It turned a vacant lot full of weeds in American Fork into a garden. Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Wildlife division encourages boaters to help prevent spread of mussels

The Division of Wildlife Resources is encouraging all water enthusiasts to help prevent the spread of the "STD of the Sea" — skiff-transmitted disease, invasive mussels that spread by... Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Juveniles questioned in Provo River Trail fires

Several small fires kept firefighters hopping here Sunday night. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Sterling performances make Hale Orem's 'Man of La Mancha' exhilarating

The Hale Center Theater Orem production of “Man of La Mancha” captures splendor and wisdom to make the classic work of musical drama richly satisfying and wholeheartedly inspiring. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Laura Bush turns chorus of complaint into sacred music at patriotic service in Provo

Former First Lady Laura Bush was the keynote speaker at a Patriotic Service hosted Sunday by America's Freedom Festival in Provo. Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Staging success: UVU's 'young' theater department earns honors, awards despite challenges

Despite stumbling blocks, the Utah Valley University Theatre Department has achieved remarkable success, including an impressive array of national honors. Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Illinois hiker dies in fall at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort

An Illinois man died from a fall Wednesday while visiting Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Group flies blimp over NSA building in protest

A California-based group that has been battling the National Security Agency for years in lawsuits flew a giant blimp over the NSA Data Center in Bluffdale Friday. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Orem bows out of Macquarie UTOPIA proposal

City leaders in Orem rejected a proposal by Macquarie Capital Group to offer high speed Internet service as a mandatory utility. Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Fourth of July performances, activities in Utah

The cast of BYUtv's sketch comedy show embraces the opportunity to perform during Provo's 34th annual Stadium of Fire on July 4. Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Unofficial vote tallies from primary election

Unofficial vote tallies from Tuesday's primary elections in Utah. Read more »

June 25, 2014

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81-year-old continues family tradition to hike to Timpanogos Cave

JoeAnn Johnson hiked to Timpanogos Cave 63 years ago when she was 18. Tuesday, she made a return trip that had special meaning to her and her family. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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2 Orem brothers arrested in Utah County bank robberies

Two Orem brothers and another man who allegedly wore fake mustaches, beards, suits and sunglasses while committing takeover-style bank robberies in Lindon and Provo have been arrested. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Miss Cache Valley Karlie Major crowned Miss Utah 2014 Saturday night

Miss Cache Valley Karlie Major will spend the next year promoting her platform on media smarts and positive body image across the state after she was crowned Miss Utah 2014 at Capitol Theatre in... Read more »

June 22, 2014

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Semi carrying 78 cattle rolls, killing 3 cows

Three cows were killed after a semitrailer carrying 78 head of cattle overturned while exiting the freeway near Spanish Fork. Read more »

June 20, 2014

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Vintage favorites scheduled in local movie theaters through mid-August

A wide range of fan-favorite flicks will play in local movie theaters over the next couple of months, from Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka to “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Read more »

June 19, 2014

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UVU launches office to explore innovation in government

Utah Valley University next month will launch the Office of New Urban Mechanics, which aims to explore ways to innovate and reinvent local government. Read more »

June 19, 2014

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UVU acquires 125 acres in Vineyard to expand campus

Utah Valley University announced Wednesday the acquisition of an additional 125 acres within the @Geneva development in Vineyard, bringing its total to 225 acres in the planned mixed-use commercial... Read more »

June 19, 2014

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