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Did you feel it? 3.3 magnitude earthquake reported in central Utah

MILLS, Utah (ABC4) – Did you feel it?. A 3.26 magnitude earthquake was reported near Mills, Utah – about 60 miles south of Provo – early Friday morning. The University of Utah Seismograph Stations recorded the minor earthquake moments before 5:30 a.m. Here is a look at the waveforms, courtesy...
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Provo COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Provo: 1. 3661 N Canyon Rd (801) 226-7994; 2. 560 W Center St 801-374-1558; 3. 1402 N State St 801-377-0307; 4. 1313 S University Ave 801-374-9700; 5. 350 N Freedom Blvd (801) 377-9250; 6. 1315 N State St 801-616-5223;
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Ally Isom makes her case for a ‘Republican renaissance’

Since announcing her campaign for the U.S. Senate in July, Ally Isom has made a point of listening to constituents from around the state. On Thursday, Oct. 14, Isom met with a group of college students at the Provo City Library to discuss solutions to the challenges Utahns face. Isom...
Park Record

PCMR project critic wants proof Provo developer can finance work

Park City is enjoying a strong economic stretch more than a year after the pandemic-forced shutdowns of the spring of 2020, the financial markets are soaring and real estate is booming. Even with the performance, a question was raised this week about the financial fortitude of a Provo developer that...
Salt Lake Tribune

Levi Thatcher: Utah’s urge to build more highways only makes life here worse

In a Sept. 24 Washington Post article about an award-winning highway expansion in Utah, journalist Ian Duncan wisely summed up the transportation debate of our time: whether highway expansion improves or impedes quality of life. As the fastest growing state in the nation, nowhere are these discussions as critical as in Utah.

Global refugee archive collecting the stories of the world’s displaced.

PROVO, Utah — The struggles of refugees around the world have captured headlines recently due to the plight of the Afghan people. A Global Refugee Archive launched today at Brigham Young University by a nonprofit plans to preserve those stories. This is a digital archive to be housed at the...

Heber City government hopefuls debate economic strategy

Addressing the business community yesterday, candidates for Heber City mayor and council all said they’d support small businesses, but with different approaches. Both candidates for mayor, incumbent Kelleen Potter and Councilwoman Heidi Franco, took the the Zermatt conference room stage in Midway, addressing the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce and guests.
BYU Newsnet

Provo City Council considering paid parking on local streets

Provo City Council is considering adding paid parking to the local streets. They are asking for feedback from Provo drivers. There is a survey people can take online to give their opinion to the city council. The city council says that the overuse of public parking threatens the health, safety and welfare of people who live and work in Provo. The deadline for the survey is Nov. 1.

Cedar Fort Town Implement Moratorium On Water Connections And Applications

During a special session of the Cedar Fort Town Council on October 5, 2021 the Council voted to put in place a moratorium on new water system connections and applications within the town boundaries. This action comes on the heels of Eagle Mountain announcing that Google has purchased land in Eagle Mountain for a Data Center. Data centers require large quantities of water, something that the Town of Cedar Fort is having problems with.
Daily Herald

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 businesses. The process...

Former Geneva Rock Quarry to Become Innovative Development

Since 1954, Geneva Rock has been a top supplier of ready-mixed concrete, sand and gravel, asphalt and construction services in Utah. The company has a history of providing quality products and service. As a major employer in Utah, Geneva Rock has more than 1,200 employees and its parent company, Clyde Companies, has more than 4,000 employees.

Heber City Council to consider Smith’s Marketplace agreement, hold public hearing on budget

The representative for Smith’s, who on October 5 laid out the store’s terms for moving forward, said the city would need to enter an agreement by this Friday. The store would accompany 550 new homes and a commercial area in the New London development just north of downtown Heber City. It would require a new road east of Main Street between the existing Smith’s grocery store and Back 40 Grill and be called 900 North.
BYU Newsnet

Downtown Provo monthly mural program highlights local artists

The Downtown Provo monthly mural program is bridging the gap between local art and local businesses and offering a spotlight to talented artists such as upcoming muralist Laura Hendricks. Quinn Peterson is the executive director of Downtown Provo Inc., a non-profit group with the goal of making downtown an enjoyable...

Google Fiber coming to Utah County community

SPRINGVILLE, Utah (ABC4) – Springville, you’re next. Google Fiber has been expanding across the Wasatch Front and has found its next stop – Utah County’s Springville. This is the furthest south Google Fiber has expanded. The internet service has been growing in Utah since 2015, starting in Provo and expanding...

Eagle Mountain Candidates Face Off In Debate

On the evening of October 18, 2021 at 7:00 PM the candidates for City Council and Mayor held a debate. The debate was held at City Hall. Brett Wright (City Council) Donna Rivera Burnham (City Council) Jason Allen (City Council) Tom Westmoreland (Mayor) Melissa Clark (Mayor) Ballots have already been...