• Mapleton Pioneer Day festivities and fireworks

    Mapleton is a small town. But they know how to put on a party, especially a 24th of July Pioneer Day celebration. Just ask any of the hundreds of people who gathered at Ira Allen park for food, entertainment, and fireworks. The festivities at Ira Allen are a tradition for many Mapleton families and families with Mapleton ties. Hundreds of […]

    Mapleton Pioneer Day festivities and fireworks
  • Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day parade is huge success

    Cloudy, overcast skies and cooler temperatures made a pleasant setting for Mapleton’s 24th of July Pioneer Day parade. It did rain on the parade, but only for a few minutes – not long enough to dampen the spirits of participants or the large crowd that came out to watch. The parade began with members of BYU’s ROTC carrying the American […]

    Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day parade is huge success
  • Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Pro Rodeo 2014

    If you’re looking for an enjoyable way to spend a summer evening, look no further than Spanish Fork’s Fiesta Days Pro Rodeo. For rodeo fans, it’s a must. But even if you’re not a rodeo fan, it’s a lot of fun. This year’s Fiesta Days Rodeo features all the classic rodeo events: bareback bronc riding; steer wrestling; team roping; tie […]

    Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Pro Rodeo 2014
  • Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day Parade 2014 is coming up

    Mapleton’s 24th of July Pioneer Day parade is eagerly anticipated by Mapleton residents of all ages. With a theme of “Pioneering the Future,” this year’s parade will have something for everyone. The parade is a big undertaking, and there are a few things we can all do to help it go off smoothly. First, if you will be participating in […]

    Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day Parade 2014 is coming up
  • Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?

    by Steve Hash. Homeowners who are planning to upsize or downsize often wrestle with the dilemma: “Should we sell our current home first or buy our next home first?” Which of course, reminds us of the question, “Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?” In real estate, that depends on the current market conditions and your personal motivation. [PublicDomainPictures.net] […]

    Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?
  • Mapleton Farmer’s Market to begin 3rd season July 26

    The Mapleton Farmer’s Market will begin its third season on Saturday, July 26, 2014. The Market will be held from 8:00 – 11:30 am on Saturdays through September 27, at the Mapleton City Center parking lot (125 W 400 N). The Farmer’s Market provides a way for you to get farm-fresh fruits and vegetables from local growers. In most cases, […]

    Mapleton Farmer’s Market to begin 3rd season July 26
  • Ronald Lee Canto obituary

    Ronald Lee Canto, 70, passed away peacefully in his home in Mapleton, Utah, on Monday, July 14, 2014, at 12:00 pm. Born in Kenilworth, Utah, on June 7, 1944, to Jack and Norma Canto. Ron grew up in Mapleton Utah, graduated from Springville High School in the early 1960’s, and then swiftly entered the Marine Corps. He bravely fought for […]

    Ronald Lee Canto obituary
  • A peaceful corner of the world

    by Chris Hash. Yesterday was a busy news day. Today continues to be a busy news day, as events unfold in Israel’s Gaza ground offensive and in the investigation of  the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash. On a smaller scale, there have recently been other horrific events in the news as well. Our big, beautiful world can also seem a little […]

    A peaceful corner of the world
  • Mapleton Pioneer Day parade preparations

    Mapleton’s Pioneer Day celebration is less than a week away! One of the highlights of the day is the parade down Main Street in the morning. Parade organizers are working very hard to make sure that this event runs smoothly and is enjoyable for all. Since a good portion of Mapleton participates in the parade one way or another, we […]

    Mapleton Pioneer Day parade preparations
  • Stephan Randal Paraskeva obituary

    Stephan Randal Paraskeva, 67, of Mapleton, Utah passed away Friday, June 11, 2014 in Mapleton. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Walker Funeral Home, 187 S. Main Street, Spanish Fork, Utah. Family and friends may visit at the mortuary on Friday morning from 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the […]

    Stephan Randal Paraskeva obituary

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Mapleton Pioneer Day festivities and fireworks

Mapleton Pioneer Day festivities and fireworks

July 24, 2014 at 11:08 pm

Mapleton is a small town. But they know how to put on a party, especially a 24th of July Pioneer Day celebration. Just ask any of the hundreds of people who gathered at Ira...

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Nebo Education Foundation awards grant to Sierra Bonita

Nebo Education Foundation awards grant to Sierra Bonita

June 30, 2014 at 8:49 pm

by Lana Hiskey. The Nebo Education Foundation board met in May and June, to discuss the many grants and needs across the district. Sierra Bonita Elementary received one of...

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Ronald Lee Canto obituary

Ronald Lee Canto obituary

July 18, 2014 at 8:32 pm

Ronald Lee Canto, 70, passed away peacefully in his home in Mapleton, Utah, on Monday, July 14, 2014, at 12:00 pm. Born in Kenilworth, Utah, on June 7, 1944, to Jack and Norma...

Columns »

Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?

Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?

July 21, 2014 at 11:33 am

by Steve Hash. Homeowners who are planning to upsize or downsize often wrestle with the dilemma: “Should we sell our current home first or buy our next home first?” Which...

  • Supermoon rises over Mapleton
    Supermoon rises over Mapleton

    The moon rose over Maple Mountain full, bright, and unusually big on Saturday night. It was all due to a phenomenon...

    July 13, 2014 at 4:39 am
  • Lessons from Maple Mountain
    Lessons from Maple Mountain

    by Chris Hash. When my husband and daughter started biking Maple Canyon, I thought it would be great if I could...

    July 10, 2014 at 6:40 pm
  • Planting seeds
    Planting seeds

    by Chris Hash. This year I’ve been planting a small garden from seed. It’s been awhile since I’ve...

    May 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm

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Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Pro Rodeo 2014

Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Pro Rodeo 2014

July 22, 2014 at 9:36 am

If you’re looking for an enjoyable way to spend a summer evening, look no further than Spanish Fork’s Fiesta Days Pro Rodeo. For rodeo fans, it’s a must....

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Mapleton Pioneer Day festivities and fireworks

Mapleton Pioneer Day festivities and fireworks

Mapleton is a small town. But they know how to put on a party, especially a 24th of July Pioneer Day celebration. Just ask any of the hundreds of people who gathered at Ira Allen park for food, entertainment, and fireworks. The festivities at Ira Allen are a tradition for many Mapleton families and families with Mapleton ties. Hundreds of […]

Read more ›
Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day parade is huge success

Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day parade is huge success

Cloudy, overcast skies and cooler temperatures made a pleasant setting for Mapleton’s 24th of July Pioneer Day parade. It did rain on the parade, but only for a few minutes – not long enough to dampen the spirits of participants or the large crowd that came out to watch. The parade began with members of BYU’s ROTC carrying the American […]

Read more ›
Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Pro Rodeo 2014

Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Pro Rodeo 2014

If you’re looking for an enjoyable way to spend a summer evening, look no further than Spanish Fork’s Fiesta Days Pro Rodeo. For rodeo fans, it’s a must. But even if you’re not a rodeo fan, it’s a lot of fun. This year’s Fiesta Days Rodeo features all the classic rodeo events: bareback bronc riding; steer wrestling; team roping; tie […]

Read more ›
Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day Parade 2014 is coming up

Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day Parade 2014 is coming up

Mapleton’s 24th of July Pioneer Day parade is eagerly anticipated by Mapleton residents of all ages. With a theme of “Pioneering the Future,” this year’s parade will have something for everyone. The parade is a big undertaking, and there are a few things we can all do to help it go off smoothly. First, if you will be participating in […]

Read more ›
Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?

Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?

by Steve Hash. Homeowners who are planning to upsize or downsize often wrestle with the dilemma: “Should we sell our current home first or buy our next home first?” Which of course, reminds us of the question, “Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?” In real estate, that depends on the current market conditions and your personal motivation. [PublicDomainPictures.net] […]

Read more ›
Mapleton Farmer’s Market to begin 3rd season July 26

Mapleton Farmer’s Market to begin 3rd season July 26

The Mapleton Farmer’s Market will begin its third season on Saturday, July 26, 2014. The Market will be held from 8:00 – 11:30 am on Saturdays through September 27, at the Mapleton City Center parking lot (125 W 400 N). The Farmer’s Market provides a way for you to get farm-fresh fruits and vegetables from local growers. In most cases, […]

Read more ›
Ronald Lee Canto obituary

Ronald Lee Canto obituary

Ronald Lee Canto, 70, passed away peacefully in his home in Mapleton, Utah, on Monday, July 14, 2014, at 12:00 pm. Born in Kenilworth, Utah, on June 7, 1944, to Jack and Norma Canto. Ron grew up in Mapleton Utah, graduated from Springville High School in the early 1960’s, and then swiftly entered the Marine Corps. He bravely fought for […]

Read more ›
A peaceful corner of the world

A peaceful corner of the world

by Chris Hash. Yesterday was a busy news day. Today continues to be a busy news day, as events unfold in Israel’s Gaza ground offensive and in the investigation of  the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash. On a smaller scale, there have recently been other horrific events in the news as well. Our big, beautiful world can also seem a little […]

Read more ›
Mapleton Pioneer Day parade preparations

Mapleton Pioneer Day parade preparations

Mapleton’s Pioneer Day celebration is less than a week away! One of the highlights of the day is the parade down Main Street in the morning. Parade organizers are working very hard to make sure that this event runs smoothly and is enjoyable for all. Since a good portion of Mapleton participates in the parade one way or another, we […]

Read more ›
Stephan Randal Paraskeva obituary

Stephan Randal Paraskeva obituary

Stephan Randal Paraskeva, 67, of Mapleton, Utah passed away Friday, June 11, 2014 in Mapleton. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Walker Funeral Home, 187 S. Main Street, Spanish Fork, Utah. Family and friends may visit at the mortuary on Friday morning from 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the […]

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