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Lindon mayor to retire after two decades of service

Longtime Lindon city leader Jeff Acerson will be handing over the mayoral reigns soon as he concentrates on other duties in the county. Acerson has served as the mayor and on the city council for a total of 21 years in public service. “It’s hard to step away, but I will continue to find ...

Peace and hope the message from LDS First Presidency Christmas devotional

Four leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continued the tradition of the annual First Presidency’s Christmas devotional Sunday from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City. The event was presented remotely. The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square joined in with ...

Possible new link between heart failure and aspirin raises concern

A Utah heart physician said a new study that shows a link between aspirin and heart failure might be selection bias, but it's something worth talking about. Selection bias can mean some of the results of the study may be false. The study, from the European Society of Cardiology, found that ...

Orem grandmother needs help providing Christmas presents for 4 grandchildren

Carrie, an Orem resident, needs help to create a little Christmas magic for her four grandchildren this year amid financial and medical difficulties. According to Carrie, it has been challenging to care for all of her grandchildren at once. She and the children have had to quarantine multiple ...

Omicron confirmed in Utah; doctor says state still reeling from delta

The COVID-19 omicron variant has arrived in Utah. The Utah Department of Health announced Friday that the state confirmed its first case of the wide-spreading mutation, detected in an resident who had recently returned from a trip to South Africa. The person was described as an "older adult" ...

Neighborhood Art Center expanding, celebrating with grand reopening

Four years ago, a new venture opened in the Provo Towne Centre. Right away, it was different than anything already in the mall. On Monday, the Neighborhood Art Center announced a major expansion of its community workshop space. The popular art center, which is a nonprofit 501(c)3, will hold ...

Family stretched thin wants kids to experience Christmas joy

It took a little bit of a push for Claire to sign up with Sub for Santa. Saying that she’s a reserved person, Claire was unsure about applying, but it’s been a blessing for her and her husband. Claire is a full-time mom of four, a part-time caregiver and now is also a part-time member of ...