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LDS Church donates $2 million to First Americans Museum

On Sunday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a donation of $2 million to the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City. The donation is to help Native American tribes learn more about their ancestral roots, according to the church. Elder Kyle S. McKay of the Seventy, and ...

Orem police release names of two women killed in vehicle accident

The Orem City Police Department has been involved with a three-day investigation that includes the fatalities of two women involved in a car crash at 400 S. State St. On Monday, the names of the two deceased were released. The victims are Hailee York, 21, and Ashlyn Hanzon, 21, according Lt. ...

University Place on its way to completing promises as retail hub of Orem

In 1973, the Woodbury Corp. took a chance with a new flagship project called University Mall. At the time, other than a few homes and open fields, there wasn’t much in the 133 acres. A new connector road had gone in from Provo to Orem and west to Interstate 15. Residents fondly called the ...

Diabetes diagnosis leads to life changes for teenager

During a trip to Hawaii this past Spring, Amber Wykstra noticed her 15 year-old son, Cooper, was drinking a lot of water. “I mean a lot,” she said. He was also using the bathroom more than usual and, even though he was exercising, Wykstra said she had noticed her son was losing weight a ...

Program helps train certified nursing assistants amid pandemic shortage

Finding health care workers quickly during the pandemic became a pressing need, so Ogden Regional Medical Center started a hire-and-train program for new certified nursing assistants. “COVID created an undesirable circumstance where a lot of health care workers left to take other job ...

Encircle reaches $8 million for eight homes goal

It’s been five years since Stephenie Larsen, and a handful of backers and stakeholders, bought their first Encircle house in Provo. On Wednesday, the Encircle Resources Centers received the greatest news of all. Encircle successfully completed its "$8 Million, 8 Houses" Campaign, opened its ...