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Family-friendly Halloween activities available across Utah County

Whether you plan to celebrate Halloween on Friday, Saturday or Sunday this year, there are plenty of free activities in Utah County next week to keep the whole family entertained.  Highland City residents will get a head start on the Halloween fun with Highland’s Trick-or-Treat Street, ...

UVX open houses and online survey showing 84% in favor of 900 East bus stop

Between December 2020 and February 2021, the Provo administration had received about 200 emails requesting a UVX bus stop be put on 900 East. What makes this request extraordinary, is that less than five years earlier over 50% of residents in the area were asking the Utah Transit Authority, ...

Orem man taken into custody involved in Oct. 15 crash on State Street

An Orem man was taken into custody Wednesday following a fatal automobile accident Friday that killed Hailee York and Ashlyn Hanzon, both 21 and students at BYU. Ceasar Castellon-Flores, 20, was allegedly operating a vehicle without a license or ever having a license according to police ...

COVID surge causes delays in local hospitals

Hospitals across the state are still experiencing high patient volumes due to the state's COVID-19 surge, and some patients without the virus are having to wait for important procedures. At Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, Dr. Adam Bergeson, an orthopedic surgeon and medical ...

‘Crisis’ in first responders’ mental health gets legislative airing

Retired Ogden Police Chief Randy Watt urged state legislators Wednesday to address what he and others described as a mental health crisis that is ravaging many of Utah’s first responders. Watt said a mental health program created by a South Ogden company identified 78 “red flag” cases ...