Central Valley, UT

Miss Richfield Pageant Results

On June 25, the Miss Richfield pageant was held at the Sevier Valley Center. The new Miss Richfield is Millie Ice. Her first attendant is Tricia Thalman and her second attendant is Oaklyn Riddle. The Heart of Richfield award went to Tricia Thalman.
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Six County AOG predicts Utah will see explosive growth

RICHFIELD—Utah’s population is expected to grow by two-thirds and the number of households in Utah is expected to double to 2.2 million by 2060, the Six County Association of Governments announced at the Regional Growth Summit held in Richfield on May 10. The annual meeting discusses growth issues...

Saving Spots on Main Street for the 4th of July

Reminder: Cars cannot be parked along Main Street at the City Park for the week before the Fourth of July. Chairs cannot be placed on Main Street until 6:00 p.m. the night before the Fourth of July parade. They cannot be placed on Main Street before the Children’s parade.

Cement Powder Shortage Slows Construction

Contractors in central Utah are having a hard time getting their hands on Cement Powder after the manufacturing plant that supplies up to 75% of it in Utah was shut down for a number of weeks. Ash Grove, Utah’s primary supplier, was shut down for about three weeks while waiting for a replacement part. Ash Grove shared that during that time they depleted their stockpile and will now need to catch up to industry demands.
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Two local teams take first place in Central Utah

RICHFIELD–Two middle school-age basketball teams from the Manti area took first place in the Central Utah Basketball League championship. The CUBL is a competitive basketball tournament for fifth to eighth grade students in central Utah. The Manti Templars took first place in the fifth and eighth grade divisions. The...
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Lady Templars shutout win over Richfield leads deeper into playoffs

MANTI—Make it 14 straight for the Lady Templar. Manti softball notched their 14th straight victory last week in the game that mattered more than any so far, shutting out No. 14 Richfield, 9-0, as the No. 3 seed in the first round of the UHSAA 3A State Softball Tournament last Saturday. The win was their 20th of the season, making it the fifth time the Lady Templars have won 20 or more games in a season since 2014, and the third straight season doing so (not counting 2020).

Summer’s arrival and moons

If you weren’t paying attention, you may not have noticed that summer officially began this week on Tuesday the 21st of June. Summer usually brings hot weather. We seem to have been experiencing all kinds of weather lately. It’s been hot. And, it’s been cool. And then there has...

Zelda Jane Prows Mathews

Zelda Jane Prows Mathews daughter of George Titus and Mable LeFevre Prows was born March 29, 1934, in Kanosh, UT. She returned to her Heavenly Home Friday, June 17, 2022; she was 88. Zelda grew up in a large family with 11 siblings where she learned many of life's important...

Multiple fires across Utah Sunday, wind and heat are factors

New fires started up in different areas of Utah today amidst excessive heat warnings. Utah Fire Info confirmed a new fire started east of Fillmore along the canyon road. They referred to the fire as “Canyon Fire.”. “Erratic winds have pushed the fire an estimated 15-20 acres,” the agency...

Crews respond to Canyon Fire burning east of Fillmore

(KUTV) — Crews responded to a fire east of Fillmore along the canyon road on Sunday. They said the Canyon Fire was an estimated 15-20 acres after erratic winds pushed it. Officials said the cause of the fire remains under investigation. MORE from 2News. Multiple local, state and federal...

Comment on UDOT’s Long-Range Rural Transportation Master Plan

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is currently updating the Long-Range Rural Transportation Plan to prioritize anticipated transportation needs in rural areas for the next 25-30 years. UDOT would like your input on goals, needs, and strategies for the plan. To share your thoughts and ideas, please visit Please provide input by July 31, 2022.