• Arik Jeffery Mack obituary and funeral information

    Arik Jeffery “Air Bear” Mack, age 19 of Mapleton, Utah passed away March 24, 2015 from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Spanish Fork, Utah. Arik was born April 8, 1995 in Lake County, Florida. His parents are Liz and Jeff Mack. Arik was an outstanding baseball player while at Maple Mountain High School. In 2013, he helped lead […]

    Arik Jeffery Mack obituary and funeral information
  • Accident claims life of Mapleton teen

    [photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports] A tragic accident in Spanish Fork Canyon claimed the life of Mapleton resident Arik Mack, 19, on Tuesday afternoon, March 24. Arik was driving eastbound on US 6 near Covered Bridge Canyon in Spanish Fork when his car drifted over the center line, resulting in a head-on collision with a west-bound semi-truck. Arik was a […]

    Accident claims life of Mapleton teen
  • Local authors release Mapleton history book

    Local authors April Clawson and Kjirstin Youngberg have authored the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series: Mapleton. The book boasts more than 200 vintage images illustrating memories from this Utah City. Located south of Provo and artistic Springville, Mapleton was named in 1901 for its abundance of colorful maple trees. For centuries, American Indian tribes regarded the bench […]

    Local authors release Mapleton history book
  • Madison Monson crowned Miss Springville-Mapleton 2015

    by Chris Hash. Madison Monson was crowned Miss Springville-Mapleton at the conclusion of the Miss Springville-Mapleton 2015 scholarship pageant held at Springville High School on March 21, 2015. First attendant is McKayla Montgomery, second attendant is Stacy Stapel, and third attendant is Madison Hamilton. Nine young ladies participated in this year’s pageant, which was emceed by Jeffrey Blake and Miss Springville-Mapleton […]

    Madison Monson crowned Miss Springville-Mapleton 2015
  • MMHS Chamber Singers earn Superior ratings

    by Cory Mendenhall. [Courtesy photo, via Facebook.] The Maple Mountain High School Chamber Singers earned three straight superior ratings at the Region 8 Chamber Choir Festival at Wasatch High School on March 18th! They qualified for participation at the State Solo & Ensemble Festival in April.

    MMHS Chamber Singers earn Superior ratings
  • Mapleton Ready preparedness seminar March 2015: Clean Water

    by Derek Haynie. The March Mapleton Ready preparedness seminar will be held on Thursday, March 26, at 7:00 pm at 970 N 400 E (LDS Stake Center). The topic will be clean water. Clean Water is not only a crucial part of survival, but also everyday life. It’s easy to take for granted the elaborate treatment plants that provide a […]

    Mapleton Ready preparedness seminar March 2015: Clean Water
  • Miss Springville-Mapleton pageant is March 21, 2015

    The Miss Springville-Mapleton Scholarship Pageant will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015, 7pm, at the Springville High School auditorium. The theme is “Uptown Girls.” Tickets are $6 each through March 19, or $8 at the door. Doors with open at 6pm. The contestants will judged in five areas: Presentation and Community Service in Interview (25%), Talent (35%), Lifestyle and […]

    Miss Springville-Mapleton pageant is March 21, 2015
  • MMHS Ellevés place 2nd at Nationals

    [photo: Molly Brenchley.] The Maple Mountain High School Ellevés recently placed second at Nationals! They placed 1st in Military, 2nd in Kick, 2nd in Dance, and 3rd in Hip Hop.

    MMHS  Ellevés place 2nd at Nationals
  • Mapleton Youth City Council visits State Capitol

    by Savannah Marker. The Mapleton Youth City Council visited the Utah State Capitol for its first activity of the year. Mapleton Youth City Council members are Heather Asay, Ben Bladh, Sarah Brown, Cate Cannon, Truman Miller, Alexis Sheranian, Emma Wirthlin, Spencer Young, Chloe Cook, Haydon Cooper, Kortney Evans, Landon Evans, Mason Evans, McKay Kriser, Spencer Nelson, Amanda Olsen, Natalie VanOrden, Lynnae VanOrman, Ryan Williams, Tiffany Asay, Naomi Bladh, Caleb Brown, Austin Warren, Samuel Hart, Hannah Bateman, Brooke Jenkins, Katie Gomez, Ben Porter, Caroline Hickey, Jannelyse Allred, Savannah Marker, Rachel Brown, and Rachel Olsen.

    Mapleton Youth City Council visits State Capitol
  • Maple Mountain girls’ softball passes Westlake 5-4

    [photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports] The Maple Mountain High School girls’ softball team edged past Westlake 5-4  in home play on Friday, March 6, 2015.

    Maple Mountain girls’ softball passes Westlake 5-4

Community »

Accident claims life of Mapleton teen

Accident claims life of Mapleton teen

March 25, 2015 at 10:09 am

[photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports] A tragic accident in Spanish Fork Canyon claimed the life of Mapleton resident Arik Mack, 19, on Tuesday afternoon, March 24....

Schools »

MMHS Chamber Singers earn Superior ratings

MMHS Chamber Singers earn Superior ratings

March 19, 2015 at 8:48 am

by Cory Mendenhall. [Courtesy photo, via Facebook.] The Maple Mountain High School Chamber Singers earned three straight superior ratings at the Region 8 Chamber Choir Festival...

People »

Arik Jeffery Mack obituary and funeral information

Arik Jeffery Mack obituary and funeral information

March 26, 2015 at 8:53 pm

Arik Jeffery “Air Bear” Mack, age 19 of Mapleton, Utah passed away March 24, 2015 from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Spanish Fork, Utah. Arik was born...

Out and About »

SheTech Explorer Event

SheTech Explorer Event

February 25, 2015 at 7:49 pm

Calling all high school girls: come and interact with lots of different technology companies at the 2015 SheTech Explorer Event! SheTech will be held on March 13th at Utah...

  • What are you doing New Year’s eve?
    What are you doing New Year’s eve?

    As 2014 draws to a close and 2015 ushers in, there are many different ways to celebrate. The adventurous may want...

    December 30, 2014 at 9:05 pm
  • LDS Church announces Payson, UT temple dedication
    LDS Church announces Payson, UT temple dedication

    The Payson, Utah temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be dedicated in three sessions...

    December 13, 2014 at 10:07 am
  • Alpine Living Nativity
    Alpine Living Nativity

    by Chris Hash. The purpose of Christmas is to remember the birth of Jesus Christ – and yet so much of how...

    December 4, 2014 at 9:45 pm

Columns »

Springville, Mapleton, and Spanish Fork real estate: A comparison

Springville, Mapleton, and Spanish Fork real estate: A comparison

January 16, 2015 at 11:53 am

by Chris Hash, Maple Mountain Real Estate. The sister communities of Springville, Mapleton, and Spanish Fork, Utah share many things. School boundaries that overlap the cities...

  • Gumballs and food storage
    Gumballs and food storage

    by Chris Hash. When my son was about four, he started eyeing the gumball machines at the grocery store with great...

    December 22, 2014 at 10:11 pm
  • At this time of year
    At this time of year

    by Chris Hash. At this time of year, I sometimes wonder if, in the midst of all the holiday grandeur – Mormon...

    December 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm
  • Looking through the chain link fence
    Looking through the chain link fence

    by Chris Hash. As I rode my bike by the reservoir in south Mapleton this morning, I looked up and saw that the...

    September 18, 2014 at 11:46 am

Chronological Posts

Arik Jeffery Mack obituary and funeral information

Arik Jeffery Mack obituary and funeral information

Arik Jeffery “Air Bear” Mack, age 19 of Mapleton, Utah passed away March 24, 2015 from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Spanish Fork, Utah. Arik was born April 8, 1995 in Lake County, Florida. His parents are Liz and Jeff Mack. Arik was an outstanding baseball player while at Maple Mountain High School. In 2013, he helped lead […]

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Accident claims life of Mapleton teen

Accident claims life of Mapleton teen

[photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports] A tragic accident in Spanish Fork Canyon claimed the life of Mapleton resident Arik Mack, 19, on Tuesday afternoon, March 24. Arik was driving eastbound on US 6 near Covered Bridge Canyon in Spanish Fork when his car drifted over the center line, resulting in a head-on collision with a west-bound semi-truck. Arik was a […]

Read more ›
Local authors release Mapleton history book

Local authors release Mapleton history book

Local authors April Clawson and Kjirstin Youngberg have authored the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series: Mapleton. The book boasts more than 200 vintage images illustrating memories from this Utah City. Located south of Provo and artistic Springville, Mapleton was named in 1901 for its abundance of colorful maple trees. For centuries, American Indian tribes regarded the bench […]

Read more ›
Madison Monson crowned Miss Springville-Mapleton 2015

Madison Monson crowned Miss Springville-Mapleton 2015

by Chris Hash. Madison Monson was crowned Miss Springville-Mapleton at the conclusion of the Miss Springville-Mapleton 2015 scholarship pageant held at Springville High School on March 21, 2015. First attendant is McKayla Montgomery, second attendant is Stacy Stapel, and third attendant is Madison Hamilton. Nine young ladies participated in this year’s pageant, which was emceed by Jeffrey Blake and Miss Springville-Mapleton […]

Read more ›
MMHS Chamber Singers earn Superior ratings

MMHS Chamber Singers earn Superior ratings

by Cory Mendenhall. [Courtesy photo, via Facebook.] The Maple Mountain High School Chamber Singers earned three straight superior ratings at the Region 8 Chamber Choir Festival at Wasatch High School on March 18th! They qualified for participation at the State Solo & Ensemble Festival in April.

Read more ›
Mapleton Ready preparedness seminar March 2015: Clean Water

Mapleton Ready preparedness seminar March 2015: Clean Water

by Derek Haynie. The March Mapleton Ready preparedness seminar will be held on Thursday, March 26, at 7:00 pm at 970 N 400 E (LDS Stake Center). The topic will be clean water. Clean Water is not only a crucial part of survival, but also everyday life. It’s easy to take for granted the elaborate treatment plants that provide a […]

Read more ›
Miss Springville-Mapleton pageant is March 21, 2015

Miss Springville-Mapleton pageant is March 21, 2015

The Miss Springville-Mapleton Scholarship Pageant will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015, 7pm, at the Springville High School auditorium. The theme is “Uptown Girls.” Tickets are $6 each through March 19, or $8 at the door. Doors with open at 6pm. The contestants will judged in five areas: Presentation and Community Service in Interview (25%), Talent (35%), Lifestyle and […]

Read more ›
MMHS  Ellevés place 2nd at Nationals

MMHS Ellevés place 2nd at Nationals

[photo: Molly Brenchley.] The Maple Mountain High School Ellevés recently placed second at Nationals! They placed 1st in Military, 2nd in Kick, 2nd in Dance, and 3rd in Hip Hop.

Read more ›
Mapleton Youth City Council visits State Capitol

Mapleton Youth City Council visits State Capitol

by Savannah Marker. The Mapleton Youth City Council visited the Utah State Capitol for its first activity of the year. Mapleton Youth City Council members are Heather Asay, Ben Bladh, Sarah Brown, Cate Cannon, Truman Miller, Alexis Sheranian, Emma Wirthlin, Spencer Young, Chloe Cook, Haydon Cooper, Kortney Evans, Landon Evans, Mason Evans, McKay Kriser, Spencer Nelson, Amanda Olsen, Natalie VanOrden, Lynnae VanOrman, Ryan Williams, Tiffany Asay, Naomi Bladh, Caleb Brown, Austin Warren, Samuel Hart, Hannah Bateman, Brooke Jenkins, Katie Gomez, Ben Porter, Caroline Hickey, Jannelyse Allred, Savannah Marker, Rachel Brown, and Rachel Olsen.

Read more ›
Maple Mountain girls’ softball passes Westlake 5-4

Maple Mountain girls’ softball passes Westlake 5-4

[photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports] The Maple Mountain High School girls’ softball team edged past Westlake 5-4  in home play on Friday, March 6, 2015.

Read more ›