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Provo ranked 4th most educated city in website's analysis

A recent analysis from personal finance website WalletHub.com ranks Provo as the fourth most educated city.

Lehi to host veterans tribute

Lehi will host a Tribute to Our Veterans this week. Read more »

July 15, 2014


Domestic violence reaches far beyond individual homes

The mass slayings of a Houston family that helped a relative escape domestic violence demonstrate the ripple effect of interpersonal violence, local advocates say. Help is available 24/7 by calling... Read more »

July 11, 2014


Lindon Days to be held Aug. 4-9

The annual Lindon Days celebration for 2014 will be held Aug. 4-9. This year, the theme is “Country Fun in the Sun.” Read more »

July 11, 2014


Pleasant Grove hosting 4 more meetings to discuss new public safety building

Pleasant Grove will host its last round of neighborhood meetings this month to discuss the possibility of building a new public safety building. Read more »

July 10, 2014


One killed in overnight crash near Point of the Mountain

One person was killed and another injured in an early morning accident near Lehi, and police were unsure Thursday if a third person was also involved. Read more »

July 10, 2014


New autism-specialized charter school to open in Pleasant Grove

Spectrum Academy, a charter school dedicated to teaching children on the autism spectrum, led local officials on a tour of its new Pleasant Grove location on Wednesday. It is slated to open in August. Read more »

July 9, 2014


Man honored for saving 3-year-old from drowning in hot tub

A 3-year-old was found face down in a Lehi hot tub, but thanks to the actions of a stranger she is doing just fine. Read more »

July 9, 2014


Runners could get cash for wearing reflective clothing

Utah runners could receive an unexpected prize in the next two weeks: cash for wearing reflective clothing. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Mother's alleged meth use a possible factor in deaths of newborns, police say

Police say meth use is a possible reason a Utah County mother allegedly killed six newborn babies over 10 years. Read more »

July 8, 2014


Alpine celebrates completion of watershed project

A watershed protection project will help deter future mudslides and flooding from the burn scar on the mountains above Alpine in Utah County. The effort involved $1.8 million in federal funding and... Read more »

July 8, 2014


Police: Lehi man confessed to poisoning neighbors' dog

A Lehi man is facing possible animal cruelty charges after confessing to poisoning his neighbors' dog. Read more »

July 7, 2014


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Utah bond fund changes name

The Aquila Group of Funds announced Monday that the municipal bond fund formerly known as Tax-Free Fund For Utah is now called Aquila Tax-Free Fund For Utah. Read more »

Nov. 11, 2013


Judge rejects petition to open Ron Lafferty competency hearing

Judge Dee Benson has rejected a petition to open a mental competency hearing for Ron Lafferty, one of Utah's most infamous killers and the longest-standing death row inmate. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2013


Commercial and residential development plans announced for Geneva Steel land

Anderson Development announced Friday commercial and residential development plans for the site previously occupied by Geneva Steel. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2013


Shrinking reservoirs causing headaches for fishing, boating in Utah

Without a good winter with lots of snow, reservoir levels will be in terrible shape next year. This summer, however, fishing and boating are already suffering because of lack of water, with some... Read more »

July 26, 2013


Work to begin to repair some of Utah's 27,000 culverts

UDOT will begin repairing distressed culverts thanks to a statewide study that determined 10 percent to 15 percent of the 27,000 culverts need attention. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2012


Days of 47 Parade 'presses forward'

SALT LAKE CITY — Cloud cover kept the thousands of spectators lining the downtown streets cool on Monday for the Days of ′47 KSL 5 Parade. More than 100 entrants made their way from... Read more »

July 25, 2011


Utah Pioneer Day celebrations

Whether it is spent playing pioneer games, watching a parade with the family or going to a community barbecue, Utahns throughout the state will be celebrating Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 21, 2011


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