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American Fork

  • Population: 27,064
  • Motto: None
  • Incorporated: 1853
  • City Web Site: afcity.org

    Situated just off Interstate 15, American Fork is bordered by Utah Lake on the south and by the Wasatch Mountains to the east. American Fork's unique old world charm, with a mixture of modern development, was discovered by fur trappers and settled by Mormon pioneers. It is the home of the annual Steel Days summer celebration.

American Fork to decide how or if to cover pool

American Fork to decide how or if to cover pool

AMERICAN FORK -- At the time of the year when outdoor swimming pools are becoming the norm, American Fork is looking at ways to cover its pool.

May 19, 2015 4:17 pmLoading…

Jarman selected as Alpine School District superintendent

Jarman selected as Alpine School District superintendent

AMERICAN FORK - Sam Jarman became the successor of Superintendent Vern Henshaw of the Alpine School District, who said in March he would retir…

May 07, 2015 4:27 pm Photos

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Water we worried about? It’s a bigger deal than you think

Water we worried about? It’s a bigger deal than you think

At the writing of this article, I’m sitting here looking out my living room window watching a steady downpour of rain – finally. After a remar…

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A Cry For Help: Mom recounts teen's suicide

A Cry For Help: Mom recounts teen's suicide

AMERICAN FORK — That day in February 2014 began like any other.

April 25, 2015 3:00 pm Photos

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American Fork may benefit from wind damage to pool bubble

American Fork may benefit from wind damage to pool bubble

AMERICAN FORK – The public pool is going to be OK after strong winds last week destroyed its bubble cover.

April 23, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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Lone Peak community asks Alpine School District for help and hope

Lone Peak community asks Alpine School District for help and hope

AMERICAN FORK -- High winds and snow may have prevented a large crowd of anxious parents from attending Tuesday's meeting of the Alpine School…

April 14, 2015 8:00 pm Photos

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American Fork woman arrested on felony charge for heroin possession

American Fork woman arrested on felony charge for heroin possession

AMERICAN FORK - Police arrested 32-year-old Casey Dawn Hughes of American Fork on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana, the …

April 12, 2015 1:31 pmLoading…

American Campground: What is it, RV park or campground?

American Campground: What is it, RV park or campground?

AMERICAN FORK – Susan White accused American Campground of being an illegal RV park two weeks ago. “They are running it illegally, they are ru…

April 08, 2015 9:15 pm Photos

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New American Fork library director moving library into the future

New American Fork library director moving library into the future

For those drawn to working in a library, it usually comes down to books and literacy. American Fork’s new library director, Colleen Eggett, is…

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