Monthly Archives: June 2017

Utah Lake’s algal bloom is spreading north from Provo Bay

An early algal bloom on Utah Lake is spreading from its original location in Provo Bay, according to a press release from the Utah Department of Environmental Quality.

Utah Lake’s algal bloom is spreading north from Provo Bay

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Provo residents coming together to renovate Maeser Park mural

Maeser Park is a beautiful Provo park located on the corner of 600 South and 300 East. It’s a favorite hangout for local kids, teenagers, families, joggers and dog owners. With the area nearly completely fenced, there is a walking…

Provo residents coming together to renovate Maeser Park mural

Freedom Festival takes to the skies with Balloon Fest

As Friday’s first light spilled into Utah Valley from behind the peaks of the Wasatch Mountains, hot air balloons rose into the skies above Provo.

Freedom Festival takes to the skies with Balloon Fest

‘Cries of Freedom’ celebrates 10 years of performances at Freedom Festival

Bonnie Busco keeps a booklet that one of her young cast members made for her after a performance of “Cries of Freedom.” It’s close at hand and full of signatures from dozens of other cast members she’s worked with through…

‘Cries of Freedom’ celebrates 10 years of performances at Freedom Festival

Utah man pleads not guilty in multimillion-dollar drug case

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man charged with running a multimillion-dollar opioid drug ring out of a suburban Salt Lake City basement pleaded not guilty Thursday in a case that authorities say ranks among the largest busts of its…

Utah man pleads not guilty in multimillion-dollar drug case

American Fork approves $24.8 million budget, with increase to contribute to road program

With a population of about 30,000, the American Fork City Council has approved $24.8 million for its budget for fiscal year 2018.

American Fork approves $24.8 million budget, with increase to contribute to road program

Provo oral surgeons the first in the state to use computer-guided tech for oral surgery

Medical professionals don’t always have the best view when they’re performing surgery inside a mouth.

Provo oral surgeons the first in the state to use computer-guided tech for oral surgery

Freedom awards recognize community activists and leaders

Gabe Adams was born in a Brazilian hospital more than 20 years ago without any limbs. Adam Paul Steed exposed humane treatment of political prisoners being held captive in Syria, saving hundreds of lives. Taj Khyber Rowland provides education and…

Freedom awards recognize community activists and leaders

With great power comes great disappointment: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ spins wheels, not webs

I set a high bar before going in to see “Spider-Man: Homecoming”: I re-watched Sam Raimi’s Tobey Maguire-starring 2004 film, “Spider-Man 2.”

With great power comes great disappointment: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ spins wheels, not webs

With great power comes great disappointment: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ spins wheels, not webs

I set a high bar before going in to see “Spider-Man: Homecoming”: I re-watched Sam Raimi’s Tobey Maguire-starring 2004 film, “Spider-Man 2.”

With great power comes great disappointment: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ spins wheels, not webs