Utah County

New autism-specialized charter school to open in Pleasant Grove

Spectrum Academy led local officials on a tour of its new Pleasant Grove location on Wednesday.

Provo residents asked to help design new city flag

The flagpole at Provo City Hall hasn't flown a flag in a long time, and the city is hoping residents will help create a new one. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Utah has front-row seats to brand new meteor shower this weekend

The brand new Camelopardalids meteor shower should be visible in Utah this weekend, with predicted rates of 100-400 meteors per hour. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Report: Utahns lacking insurance aren't necessarily lacking jobs

Utahns lacking insurance aren't necessarily lacking jobs, according to a new report by FamiliesUSA. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Pleasant Grove paraglider crashes into mountainside

A man flying a paraglider crashed in Battle Creek Canyon about 6 p.m. Wednesday, breaking his ankle. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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Utah County offers car seat installation classes

The Utah County Health Department offers free child car seat installation classes for parents and other guardians. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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Lehi High agriculture teacher honored

Brett Robertson an agriculture teacher at Lehi High School, has been named Teacher of the Year by the Utah Association for Career and Technical Education. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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Utah home to Republican National Committee 'Victory Center'

It looked like a call center set up by the Republican National Committee to help GOP candidate Mia Love unseat Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson might be shuttered after Matheson announced he wasn't... Read more »

May 17, 2014

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Mapleton hosting history night

MAPLETON — Residents are invited to Mapleton Historical Night, sponsored by the Mapleton Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers and two Mapleton Daughters of Utah Pioneers camps. The event will happen at 7 p.m. Thursday, May... Read more »

May 15, 2014

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Springville residents can keep chickens

SPRINGVILLE — City residents can now legally keep chickens in all residential areas of the city. No permit is required, but there are several rules regarding the chickens. The number of hens is limited to no more than... Read more »

May 15, 2014

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Lehi man charged in child abuse investigation

A Lehi father has been charged with child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury, a second-degree felony, after allegedly shaking his 5-month-old son. Read more »

May 15, 2014

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Utah gas prices rise 28 cents in just one month

In April, Utah’s average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline was the second lowest in the country. Today, Utah’s average price — $3.60 — is 28 cents higher than a month... Read more »

May 14, 2014

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Students with special needs enjoy fishing day

Utah County students who have special needs enjoyed a fishing day on Tuesday. Read more »

May 13, 2014

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Homelessness down 10% in Utah from previous year

Overall homelessness in Utah is down 10 percent from the previous year, according to the latest Point-in-Time Count. Numbers of chronically homeless people were slightly up due to more accurate... Read more »

May 12, 2014

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Majority interest of Snowbird Resort sold

One of Utah's largest ski resorts is changing ownership. The Bass and Cumming families announced Monday that they have entered into a partnership for the future operation of Snowbird Ski and Summer... Read more »

May 12, 2014

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Family of boy with rare genetic disease treats each day as a gift

Greyson Brown is no ordinary 5-year-old. Doctors diagnosed him with a severe case of nemaline rod myopathy when he was 1. Read more »

May 12, 2014

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11 Utah educators honored for excellence by Huntsman family

Eleven educators were selected by Jon and Karen Huntsman for the 2014 Huntsman Awards for Excellence in Education. The winners will be honored at a banquet on May 16 and receive $10,000. Read more »

May 10, 2014

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What the new distracted driving law means for you

Utah law enforcement is cracking down on the issue of texting and driving come Tuesday, when the recent distracted driving amendments are scheduled to be enacted as law. Read more »

May 10, 2014

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Social media playing increasing role in police investigations

Police agencies around the state are using social media more to help them solve crimes. Recently it played a role in the safe recovery of a missing 15-month-old girl. Read more »

May 8, 2014

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BYU edges U. as most desired school in Utah

BYU edged the University of Utah in the number of applicants for undergraduate programs this year, That data led eCollegeFinder.org to cover the state of Utah with a big BYU logo in a map showing... Read more »

May 7, 2014

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Volunteers needed for Orem Summerfest

Volunteers are needed for Orem Summerfest, the annual community festival on June 13-15. Read more »

May 7, 2014

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Widows of Utah's fallen officers present leadership scholarships

Scholarships in the names of Utah's four most-recent fallen officers were handed out to high school students Tuesday. Each student is the son or daughter of a current Utah police officer. Read more »

May 6, 2014

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Questar Gas requests rate increase

Questar Gas is requesting an increase in its Utah natural gas rates. If the request is approved by the Public Service Commission of Utah, the monthly bill for the typical residential customer will... Read more »

May 5, 2014

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Utah's waterways flush with pollution problem — and it could cost residents

Think of it as a toilet tax or flush fee. Whatever you want to call it, Utah's wastewater treatment plants are facing potential upgrades to fix a phosphorus problem that threatens the state's... Read more »

May 5, 2014

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Orem Adopt-a-Spot program lets residents tend flower beds

Orem is giving residents an opportunity to adopt flower beds to take care of them. Read more »

May 5, 2014

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Act to survive gunman on a spree

Experts say the danger from the increasing number of shooting attacks is so chaotic, that even before the first responding officer arrives, a person can take several actions to increase their odds... Read more »

March 12, 2009

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