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Lehi Round-Up kicks off June 18

The annual Lehi Round-Up, a weeklong family-friendly celebration, is set to kick off on Saturday, June 18. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Daughters of Utah Pioneers Cabin opens for summer tours

The Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Cabin, located at 4381 W. 10400 North in Highland, is now open for the summer. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Jury decision could lead to $1 trillion fine against 3 Utah companies

Three Utah companies await a judge’s decision on how much they’ll have to pay for violating telemarketing laws. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Utah's prescription painkiller epidemic 'crosses every socioeconomic boundary'

On Thursday night, an all-star panel that drew representatives from the medical community, local law enforcement and patients gathered to talk about prescription painkiller abuse. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Man accused of hiding father's body in freezer had previously assaulted him

A Provo man arrested Thursday for investigation of murder after his father's body was found in a freezer had faced previous charges accusing him of threatening his father with a razor blade, fueled... Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Provo man's body found in freezer; police arrest adult son

The body of a missing Provo man was found in a freezer at his home Thursday, and the man's son was later arrested in connection with his death, police said. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Utah prepares for 'more active fire season' in 2016

A hotbed of grasses and increasingly hot and dry weather can make for a complicated fire season in Utah, officials say. They are asking for public assistance in preventing and being prepared for... Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Small town in danger of running out of water by fall

Voters in a town with about 151 residents will decide on a bond for a well that could save the community as it gets closer to running out of water this fall. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Utah Rep. Mia Love for vice president? She says no thanks

Utah Rep. Mia Love on the Republican presidential ticket with Donald Trump? The Washington Post says there's a chance. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Lehi Library sponsoring Food for Fines event

The Lehi Library, 120 N. Center, is sponsoring a Food for Fines event the week of June 20. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Highland set to raise rates for outside watering, storm drains

The Highland City Council is set to adopt new utility rates based on lot size for pressurized irrigation and storm drains during its Tuesday, June 14, meeting. Culinary water and sewer rates will... Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Controversial 'Vaxxed' film comes to Utah

The controversial film "Vaxxed" arrived in Utah theaters this week. The movie makes claims of a government coverup of a connection between the MMR vaccine and autism, a theory that has been widely... Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Provo police arrest parents in 1-year-old's heroin overdose death

A man and woman were arrested Tuesday for investigation of felony child endangerment in connection with the heroin overdose death of their 1-year-old daughter in December, police said. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Equipment failure takes out Elk Ridge's main water supply, leads to outdoor watering ban

Equipment failure in Elk Ridge's primary well that supplies water to residents and businesses has led to an outdoor watering prohibition for as long as five weeks. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Overstock founder gives another $250K to Jonathan Johnson's campaign for governor

Overstock.com founder and former CEO Patrick Byrne added another $250,000 Wednesday to Jonathan Johnson's campaign for governor, bringing his contribution total to at least $700,000. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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New Harmony: For the Larsens, art is creating by organizing

I’ve always liked Joseph Smith’s notion that “creating” and “organizing” amount to the same thing. You take bits and pieces of what exists and organize them... Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Herbert's half brother charged with enticing minor for sex

A half-brother of Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was charged Tuesday with enticing someone he believed was a 13-year-old girl over the internet for sex. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Elderly man critically injured after truck hit by FrontRunner train

An elderly man was in extremely critical condition after crashing his truck through a railroad arm barrier and being hit by a train Monday near Provo. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Utah has best state economy with high marks for investment in workforce, infrastructure, report says

Utah has the best state economy in the U.S. thanks to rapid business growth, low unemployment and a strong talent pool, according to a WalletHub report released Monday. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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What makes Provo unique? C-SPAN producers in town to find answers

C-SPAN producers are in Provo June 3-8 to meet with locals and discover what makes the town special. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Officials warn Utahns of fire risk as temperatures skyrocket

Wildfire risk is high on Utah firefighters' minds this week as a 90-plus degree heat wave settles in across the Wasatch Front. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Town dedicates park project to victims of murder-suicide

The town of Vineyard is honoring a city employee who was killed by her police-officer husband along with her mother and their two children in 2014. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Photos: Utah's best tree climbers compete to become state champion

Danny Pratt competes in the secured footlock challenge at the Utah Tree Climbing Championship in American Fork, Friday, June 3, 2016. Read more »

June 6, 2016

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Vivint CEO involved in fatal Mexico race crash

Todd Pedersen, CEO of Vivint in Utah County, was involved in a crash that killed an 8-year-old boy on the track of a desert race in Mexico on Saturday, according to race officials. Read more »

June 5, 2016

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Provo considering another hike in property taxes and utility fees

Taxpayers in Provo collectively could be paying millions more per year in property taxes and utility fees under a proposal city leaders will be considering this week Read more »

June 5, 2016

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Man arrested in teen sex solicitation case; governor's office responds to family tie, 'horrific allegations'

A Draper man who police say identified himself to authorities as a half-brother to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was arrested earlier this week and accused of attempting to solicit a 13-year-old girl for... Read more »

June 4, 2016

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Photos: Festivalgoers check out Utah Lake's recreational opportunities

Amber Spencer, right, tries to take a selfie with her kids at the 11th annual Utah Lake Festival at Utah Lake State Park in Provo on Saturday. Read more »

June 4, 2016

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How leaders in rural Utah counties are trying to end the cycles of poverty

Utah's efforts to break cycles of intergenerational poverty have shifted to the county level, where several communities in rural Utah are developing their own strategies to disrupt cycles of... Read more »

June 4, 2016

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Utah GOP to continue legal fight against SB54

The Utah Republican Party voted on Saturday to continue its fight against a state election law that the party believes circumvents its caucus and convention system. Read more »

June 4, 2016

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Hatch, Herbert optimistic over no new monument designation for Utah

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, was joined by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert Thursday at the Natural Bridges National Monument in San Juan County where they talked with local Navajo over the push for protections... Read more »

June 3, 2016

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Vote-by-mail ballots will hit Utah mailboxes next week

On Monday, a record number of vote-by-mail ballots will hit Utah mailboxes, so county clerks want to make sure voters knew what to expect for the upcoming June 28 primaries. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Debates scheduled for State School Board candidates

Utah voters will have opportunities to compare the educational philosophies of candidates vying for the Utah State Board of Education in several debates to be held this month. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Politician pretended to be LDS general authority, agent testifies

A former Utah County commissioner and a businessman appeared in court Thursday to hear evidence accusing them of defrauding investors of nearly $200 million by, in part, impersonating high-ranking... Read more »

June 2, 2016

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City officials in Provo, Orem fined for public email use

City officials in Provo and Orem have been fined for using a public email address to advocate against a referendum. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Photos: Training exercise a win-win for firefighters, Alpine School District

Fire crews from Utah County use rescue equipment on old school buses from Alpine School District during a training exercise in American Fork on Thursday. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Nonprofit helps people ditch their car and ride a bike

A Provo group collects and repairs bicycles, teaches people how to fix them and gives repaired bikes to those in need. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Alpine School District announces summer schedule for meal program

Alpine School District has announced the schedule for its summer meals program. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Wet May delays irrigation use, keeps reservoirs in good shape

A wet, cool May helped delay the use of irrigation water for fields and lawns, keeping reservoir levels steady across much of Utah. The rainstorms put Utah on track to log an average year for... Read more »

June 2, 2016

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Utah Air Force recognizes Provo educator as Teacher of the Year

The Utah Air Force Association has awarded Jennifer Remy, a Provo High science teacher and the Provo School District’s STEM coordinator, the Chapter 236 Secondary Teacher of the Year. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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EPA requires Utah coal plants to cut emissions causing haze in national parks

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency only partially accepted Utah's regional plan and will impose its own measures to reduce haze in national parks and wilderness areas. Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Department of Public Safety to investigate sexual assault reporting at BYU

At the request of BYU police and Utah County law enforcement agencies, the Utah Department of Public Safety said Wednesday it will review how the university police agency accesses and disseminates... Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Lehi woman rescued after 8 hours in shallows of Utah Lake

A Lehi woman was rescued early Tuesday after spending eight hours lost in the shallows of Utah Lake, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Vandals do $3,000 in damage to Rosecrest Park in Herriman, officials say

About $3,000 in damage was caused when someone or people went on a vandalism spree at Rosecrest Park over the holiday weekend. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completes purchase of Salt Lake Tribune

Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completed his purchase of the Salt Lake Tribune on Tuesday, returning one of the state's two major newspapers to local ownership. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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First bond hearing for Salt Lake man held for 3 years set for June 30

Immigration Judge David C. Anderson has set a June 30 bond hearing for a lawful permanent resident who has been detained by Immigration Customs Enforcement for more than three years as he fights... Read more »

May 31, 2016

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UHP reports 161 crashes, 4 fatalities over holiday weekend

Four people were killed on Utah's roads during the extended Memorial Day Weekend, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Utah Lake Festival set for Saturday

The 2016 Utah Lake Festival will be Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Utah Lake State Park, 4400 W. Center. Admission is free. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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Provo forum to explore roles of family, faith in helping LGBTQ youth

A community forum on the roles of family and faith in supporting and helping LGBT youth will be held Tuesday, May 31 at the Provo City Library, 550 N. University Avenue, beginning with an... Read more »

May 30, 2016

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State inspectors making sure drivers get what they pay for at the pump

With Utahns heading out on the roads for Memorial Day weekend, state inspectors say drivers are almost always getting their money’s worth when they fill up at the pump. Read more »

May 29, 2016

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UTA employee Kay Ricks remembered as 'endlessly forgiving'

Several hundred friends, family members and co-workers gathered at an LDS Chapel in American Fork to honor the life of Kay Ricks, UTA employee who was found dead on a dirt road outside Kemmerer,... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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