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Utah Valley University to host annual Conference on Suicide Prevention

Utah Valley University will host its annual UVU Conference on Suicide Prevention next Friday. The conference, which will be hosted by UVU’s College of Humanities and Social Services along with partners and sponsors, will take place from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Virtual attendance options will ...

Google Fiber is coming to Springville after City Council approval

After going back and forth with different internet providers for over 10 years, the Springville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to allow Google Fiber to dig into the city streets to run fiber throughout the community, ultimately bringing a new service option to individual homes and ...

Detectives find fentanyl in Orem home search, looking for suspect

Narcotics detectives with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office and Spanish Fork Police Department served a search warrant on a home at 1416 South Geneva Road near Orem. Detectives have been investigating Kevin Lynn Larson, 49, who lives in the home. During their warrant search they allegedly ...

LDS apostles encourage church members to understand followers of Islam

Elders David A. Bednar and Gerrit W. Gong, apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at the conclusion of a two-day conference at Brigham Young University on “The Islamic World Today: Issues and Perspectives.” The two men encouraged followers of the church to ...

Utah All-State Choir has first in-person performance since March 2020

Last weekend, 540 students from 60 schools across the state sang in unison in one of the first in-person All-State Choir events since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Utah All-State Choir, which is made up of select high school students chosen by their teachers, performed Saturday at ...

Perseverance, customer loyalty keep local businesses around for decades

Amid a historically difficult period for businesses, at least two local establishments have been quietly celebrating about half a century of sales in Utah Valley. Pioneer Book celebrated 40 years of business last year, and McGee’s Stamp & Trophy celebrates 55 this fall. (A sign ...

Genesis group celebrates 50 years of unity and faith

In 1971, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized the Genesis Group to support Black Latter-day Saints, their families and friends. Fifty years later it’s time to celebrate. Genesis has adjusted over the years into a number of formats. ...

Last chance to speak up in person on Bridal Veil Falls future

The time for public engagement on the future of Bridal Veil Falls is coming to a close. Saturday is the last day for members of the public to give their input. Conserve Utah County has been working to help the Utah State Division of Parks and Recreation add an additional public engagement ...