• 11-12-13-14 Eagle Scouts

    The Mapleton 3rd ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints awarded the rank of Eagle Scout to 11 young men on Saturday, 12-13-14. “Nationally, about 2% of eligible Scouts earn the Eagle Scout award,” says Derek Haynie of the Mapleton 3rd Ward. “In our Council, about 7% of the scouts earn their Eagle. And in the Mapleton 3rd ward, […]

    11-12-13-14 Eagle Scouts
  • 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 Tabernacle Choir concerts with famous guests; world-record breaking Nativity scenes; beautiful Christmas, presents, and fancy Christmas food – well, maybe I should say, I sometimes think that … … we all too easily forget the true details of the actual story. […]

    At this time of year
  • Nebo Transportation’s Friendly Competition

    by Lana Hiskey. Nebo School District’s transportation department is having a friendly competition to see which compound can collect the most food for needy families in Nebo School District. Nicci Forbush, located in the South Compound, organized the event and is excited to see so many participating. She is grateful for all the support they have received from businesses and […]

    Nebo Transportation’s Friendly Competition
  • Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 12-17-14

    Hobble Creek Elementary’s Students of the Week on Friday, December 12, 2014 are  Adistin Christiansen, Reis Brothers, Zoey Trahan, Abby Franke, Logan Radford, Waylan Thomas, Easton Mousser, Jared Hardy, Hyrum Gardner, Savannah Nuttall, Payton Jones, Annika Henderson, Ashlyn Cannon, Rorie Hinds, Penny Bringhurst, Katie Porter, and Joseph Asay. [photo: Linda Baird]

    Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 12-17-14
  • Mapleton Elementary Reflections winners

    by Stacey Holmes. Mapleton Elementary students did very well in Reflections this year, with the greatest number of  Excellence winners in all the categories, and also the most Excellence and Merit winners of all the schools in Springville/Mapleton. Here are the Mapleton Elementary students who received recognition at the Council level.  The “Excellence” winners will be moved on to be judged […]

    Mapleton Elementary Reflections winners
  • Carols and Confections is Wednesday, Dec 17

    Maple Mountain High School will hold its annual Christmas concert, Carols and Confections, on Wednesday December 17, 2014. The concert will take place at 7:00 pm in the MMHS Auditorium, and will feature the choirs of Maple Mountain High School. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at the MMHS Finance Office; by phone (801 794 6740); or online […]

    Carols and Confections is Wednesday, Dec 17
  • 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 on Sunday, June 7, 2015. This temple will be the 146th operating temple in the world. Free public open houses for the Payson Utah Temple will be held from Friday, April 24, through Saturday, May 23, 2015. They will run every […]

    LDS Church announces Payson, UT temple dedication
  • Samuel Dallon earns perfect score on ACT

    by Chris Hash. Samuel Dallon, the son of Laurie and John Dallon of Spanish Fork, has earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT – an accomplishment fewer than one in a thousand students can claim. “I took the ACT twice,” he says. “The first time, I got a 35. I wasn’t going to take it again, but my […]

    Samuel Dallon earns perfect score on ACT
  • Haley Andrew places 2nd in State Make-it-with-Wool competition

    Haley Andrew recently placed second in the State Make-it-with-Wool competition. Haley is  the daughter of Larry and Kaylene Andrew of Mapleton, and a student at Maple Mountain High School. For her winning ensemble, Haley created a matching tailored teal dress and jacket.  

    Haley Andrew and Amelia Wright placed 2nd and 1st in the recent Make-it-with-Wool competition.
  • Maple Mountain Elleves do well in first competition of year

    [photo: Molly Brenchley] The Maple Mountain Elleves Drill team did well in their first competition of the year. They placed 1st in Hip Hop, 2nd in Military, 2nd in Dance, and 2nd in Kick.

    Maple Mountain Elleves do well in first competition of year

Community »

11-12-13-14 Eagle Scouts

11-12-13-14 Eagle Scouts

December 19, 2014 at 8:30 pm

The Mapleton 3rd ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints awarded the rank of Eagle Scout to 11 young men on Saturday, 12-13-14. “Nationally, about 2%...

Schools »

Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 12-17-14

Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 12-17-14

December 17, 2014 at 9:45 am

Hobble Creek Elementary’s Students of the Week on Friday, December 12, 2014 are  Adistin Christiansen, Reis Brothers, Zoey Trahan, Abby Franke, Logan Radford, Waylan...

People »

Samuel Dallon earns perfect score on ACT

Samuel Dallon earns perfect score on ACT

December 9, 2014 at 4:41 pm

by Chris Hash. Samuel Dallon, the son of Laurie and John Dallon of Spanish Fork, has earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT – an accomplishment fewer than one in a...

Out and About »

LDS Church announces Payson, UT temple dedication

LDS Church announces Payson, UT temple dedication

December 13, 2014 at 10:07 am

The Payson, Utah temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be dedicated in three sessions on Sunday, June 7, 2015. This temple will be the 146th operating...

Columns »

At this time of year

At this time of year

December 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm

by Chris Hash. At this time of year, I sometimes wonder if, in the midst of all the holiday grandeur – Mormon Tabernacle Choir concerts with famous guests; world-record...

  • 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
  • Op-Ed: Restoring the US Senate
    Op-Ed: Restoring the US Senate

    by Senator Orrin G Hatch. At a time of deep political division, most observers agree on one thing: the United States...

    September 4, 2014 at 12:41 pm
  • 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...

    July 21, 2014 at 11:33 am

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11-12-13-14 Eagle Scouts

11-12-13-14 Eagle Scouts

The Mapleton 3rd ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints awarded the rank of Eagle Scout to 11 young men on Saturday, 12-13-14. “Nationally, about 2% of eligible Scouts earn the Eagle Scout award,” says Derek Haynie of the Mapleton 3rd Ward. “In our Council, about 7% of the scouts earn their Eagle. And in the Mapleton 3rd ward, […]

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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 Tabernacle Choir concerts with famous guests; world-record breaking Nativity scenes; beautiful Christmas, presents, and fancy Christmas food – well, maybe I should say, I sometimes think that … … we all too easily forget the true details of the actual story. […]

Read more ›
Nebo Transportation’s Friendly Competition

Nebo Transportation’s Friendly Competition

by Lana Hiskey. Nebo School District’s transportation department is having a friendly competition to see which compound can collect the most food for needy families in Nebo School District. Nicci Forbush, located in the South Compound, organized the event and is excited to see so many participating. She is grateful for all the support they have received from businesses and […]

Read more ›
Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 12-17-14

Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 12-17-14

Hobble Creek Elementary’s Students of the Week on Friday, December 12, 2014 are  Adistin Christiansen, Reis Brothers, Zoey Trahan, Abby Franke, Logan Radford, Waylan Thomas, Easton Mousser, Jared Hardy, Hyrum Gardner, Savannah Nuttall, Payton Jones, Annika Henderson, Ashlyn Cannon, Rorie Hinds, Penny Bringhurst, Katie Porter, and Joseph Asay. [photo: Linda Baird]

Read more ›
Mapleton Elementary Reflections winners

Mapleton Elementary Reflections winners

by Stacey Holmes. Mapleton Elementary students did very well in Reflections this year, with the greatest number of  Excellence winners in all the categories, and also the most Excellence and Merit winners of all the schools in Springville/Mapleton. Here are the Mapleton Elementary students who received recognition at the Council level.  The “Excellence” winners will be moved on to be judged […]

Read more ›
Carols and Confections is Wednesday, Dec 17

Carols and Confections is Wednesday, Dec 17

Maple Mountain High School will hold its annual Christmas concert, Carols and Confections, on Wednesday December 17, 2014. The concert will take place at 7:00 pm in the MMHS Auditorium, and will feature the choirs of Maple Mountain High School. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at the MMHS Finance Office; by phone (801 794 6740); or online […]

Read more ›
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 on Sunday, June 7, 2015. This temple will be the 146th operating temple in the world. Free public open houses for the Payson Utah Temple will be held from Friday, April 24, through Saturday, May 23, 2015. They will run every […]

Read more ›
Samuel Dallon earns perfect score on ACT

Samuel Dallon earns perfect score on ACT

by Chris Hash. Samuel Dallon, the son of Laurie and John Dallon of Spanish Fork, has earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT – an accomplishment fewer than one in a thousand students can claim. “I took the ACT twice,” he says. “The first time, I got a 35. I wasn’t going to take it again, but my […]

Read more ›
Haley Andrew and Amelia Wright placed 2nd and 1st in the recent Make-it-with-Wool competition.

Haley Andrew places 2nd in State Make-it-with-Wool competition

Haley Andrew recently placed second in the State Make-it-with-Wool competition. Haley is  the daughter of Larry and Kaylene Andrew of Mapleton, and a student at Maple Mountain High School. For her winning ensemble, Haley created a matching tailored teal dress and jacket.  

Read more ›
Maple Mountain Elleves do well in first competition of year

Maple Mountain Elleves do well in first competition of year

[photo: Molly Brenchley] The Maple Mountain Elleves Drill team did well in their first competition of the year. They placed 1st in Hip Hop, 2nd in Military, 2nd in Dance, and 2nd in Kick.

Read more ›