Provo, UT


Chip Cookies gears up for national expansion

Provo, Utah-based Chip Cookies, a gourmet cookie delivery company, plans to expand across the country through franchising, according to a press release. The brand has 10 locations in Utah and Idaho and aims to have 500 open nationwide within the next five years. "It's crazy to think that my late-night...
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Springville officials plan for 2023 opening of bike park

The Springville Park and Recreation Department has worked for two years to open Cherry Ridge Bike Park. Stacey Child, Springville’s Parks and Recreation director, said she is hopeful the park will be open July 1, 2023. The project was budgeted at approximately $2.2 million and has been covered by impact fees. All park ideas and designs are still in the concept phase and are subjected to change.
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Allegiant Air begins service to 2 new destinations at Provo Airport

PROVO — The low-cost airline competition is heating up at Provo Airport. Allegiant Air began new service out of the airport Thursday with flights to Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas and San Diego International Airport. The airline is offering one-way trips to Las Vegas for as low as $33 and San Diego for $38 through Saturday for flights taken by Nov. 18.

Utah Lake restoration called “unconstitutional” by state agency

PROVO, Utah — The Utah Department of Natural Resources’ state lands director, Jamie Barnes, has told lawmakers that a private project to restore Utah Lake is unconstitutional. Barnes’ said that her assessment mirrors a decision by the Utah Attorney General’s office regarding the dredging project. The decision was...

Two teens killed in rollover Lehi crash

LEHI, Utah (ABC4) – Two Lehi teenagers were killed in a car crash over the weekend on Sunday morning. Lehi Police says two 19-year-olds were killed in the collision. Their identities have not been released. Police say the crash happened just before 9 a.m. along I-15 as the teens were taking the exit 282 off-ramp […]

6 church buildings vandalized in Sandy, another broken into in Orem

SANDY, Utah (ABC4) – Six church buildings owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were vandalized overnight Monday. Last Thursday, a meeting house was vandalized, including a break-in at a church in Orem. In Sandy, the vandalism was on building exteriors in the form of graffiti. “It seems very targeted,” said Sgt. […]

Mountain-goers asked to look out for evidence in West Valley City homicide case

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (KUTV) — Those visiting Utah's mountains have been asked by West Valley City police to keep an eye out for evidence in a homicide case. They said it is suspected that Maren Carlson, who was 99 when she went missing in November 2021, was murdered by her grandson and her body was potentially disposed around the Kamas area in Summit County.

Man allegedly caught exposing himself at BYU Campus for the second time

PROVO, Utah (ABC4) – A man has been arrested for allegedly exposing himself on campus at Brigham Young University (BYU) on Aug. 12. BYU Police have identified the suspect as Jose Guadalupe Ochoa-Gourdin, 22. This is the second time he’s been arrested for a BYU lewdness incident. Authorities first responded to reports of lewdness on […]

Pokaiaua Haunga selected to 2023 Polynesian Bowl

Two-way standout Pokaiaua Haunga kicked off his senior season in a big way last week and now has added another accolade. The BYU commit from Provo (Utah) Timpview on Friday became the latest selection for the 2023 Polynesian Bowl as the star-studded roster continues to take shape. A high three-star...

Update: Suspect in domestic violence incident arrested

SPANISH FORK, Utah — A 21-year-old woman police have been searching for in connection with a domestic violence incident has been found. Madeline Bernadette Lopez from Herriman was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of domestic violence. The Utah County Sheriff’s Office said Lopez endangered her 13-month-old child and ex-boyfriend with...

What’s the status of BYU’s Chaz Ah You?

Former four-star recruit Chaz Ah You remains out, and off the roster, and there has been some indication that the flash linebacker/safety could take a redshirt year and return next season for his senior year. Speaking of the starting strong safety position, assistant head coach Ed Lamb said Ammon Hannemann...

This Day In Sports: BYU triggers a dizzying set of events

Just when the dust appears to be settling in conference realignment, word leaks that Brigham Young University planned to leave the Mountain West, going independent in football and joining the WAC for all other sports. Then came rumors that UNLV and San Diego State would bolt for the WAC in all sports, spurring the Mountain West to counter in the afternoon with invitations to Fresno State and Nevada. The Bulldogs and Wolf Pack accepted later that evening, leaving the WAC reeling just hours after it appeared the league would pull off a historic coup.

Chalk the Block charity event is set for later this month in Provo

PROVO, Utah — The 11th annual Chalk the Block for Charity Utah is scheduled for Aug. 25-27 at the Shops at Riverwoods in Provo. According to a news release, this year’s theme is ‘The Great Outdoors.’ The festival will begin on Aug. 25 at 10 a.m. It is required that all art be finished by 3 p.m. on Aug. 27.

A closer look at this year’s Cougars — and some bold predictions

Breaking down BYU’s 2022 season, what are their chances, the overall win-loss record, where the losses will come, and just what kind of a football team does Kalani Sitake have?. Well, it will be an interesting season. The Cougars will play four teams ranked in the top 15, including...