• Fifth Annual Brandon Curtis 5K and Fun Run is August 1, 2015

    The fifth annual Brandon Curtis 5K run/walk will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2014. Registration is available at BrandonCurtis.org. Brandon Curtis was an outstanding student athlete at Springville High School excelled at football, wrestling, and track. He passed away on July 28, 2010, as the result of a tragic accident. Brandon was also an organ donor who, in death, gave the […]

    Fifth Annual Brandon Curtis 5K and Fun Run is August 1, 2015
  • Mapleton Farmer’s Market opens fourth season

    The Mapleton Farmer’s Market opened its fourth season on Saturday, July 25, 2015. The Market offers fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables; baked treats; and hand-crafted goods made right here in Mapleton. The Market is open on Saturday mornings from 8 – 11 am, at the Mapleton City Center parking lot.  Come on down to support locally-grown food and local artisan […]

    Mapleton Farmer’s Market opens fourth season
  • Mapleton Cemetery Dedication and Ribbon Cutting

    by Chris Hash. Mapleton, founded in 1902, is the only Utah city of its age without its own cemetery – that is, until now. Our  beautiful new Mapleton Cemetery is now a reality and an official part of our community following its dedication and ribbon-cutting on Friday, July 24, 2015. “This is a special day for our community, ” said Collin […]

    Mapleton Cemetery Dedication and Ribbon Cutting
  • Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day Celebration 2015

    by Chris Hash. From the early-morning wake up sirens at 6 am, to the last firework well after dark, Mapleton’s 24th of July Pioneer Day celebration is a favorite of the entire community. It’s a hometown celebration that brings out most of the town, and that brings people back to Mapleton even when they no longer live here. And Mapleton’s […]

    Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day Celebration 2015
  • Mapleton’s 24th of July Pioneer Day Celebration is coming up!

    It’s almost time for one of Mapleton’s most-anticipated events: Our 24th of July Pioneer Day celebration! Mapleton’s Pioneer Day Celebration follows a similar schedule each year. The day begins with a Flag Ceremony at Mapleton City Park from 6:30 – 7:00 am. The flag ceremony is followed by a 1-mile fun run and 5K beginning at 7am. Breakfast is also served […]

    Mapleton’s 24th of July Pioneer Day Celebration is coming up!
  • Mapleton Concerts in the Park

    Mapleton City’s Concerts in the Park are held at the Mapleton City Park (corner of Maple and Main) on Monday nights, starting at 7:00 pm, in July and August. Come on out and enjoy a pleasant evening with your family, friends, and neighbors!

    Mapleton Concerts in the Park
  • Community gathers to support family in time of loss

    Friends, family, and community members turned out on Monday night, July 6, to support a Mapleton family who recently suffered a devastating loss. Cole Brooks Bench, 3, passed away on July 1 due to injuries sustained in an auto-pedestrian accident. A caring community placed balloons and posters with messages of love and support near his home, and lined nearby roadways […]

    Community gathers to support family in time of loss
  • Celebrating the 4th of July

    Today Americans will celebrate the 4th of July. We’ll do it many different ways – with speeches, parades, family gatherings, food, and fireworks. There’s nothing wrong with festivities and fun. But surely there are more important things, too. America, as a nation, has always prized civil, informed, intelligent discourse among its citizens. There’s no question that we are living in times […]

    Celebrating the 4th of July
  • Cole Brooks Bench funeral information [Updated]

    Cole Brooks Bench, age 3 of Mapleton, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the Mapleton Stake Center at 970 North 400 East in Mapleton. The viewing will be held at the church Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 prior to […]

    Cole Brooks Bench funeral information [Updated]
  • Toddler passes away in tragic accident [Updated]

    A Mapleton toddler has passed away as the result of a tragic accident. Cole Bench, age 3, the son of Brock and Brooke Bench, was involved in an auto-pedestrian accident on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, and passed away due to the resulting injuries. The entire Mapleton community joins in mourning this loss, and all are invited to remember the family in their […]

    Toddler passes away in tragic accident [Updated]

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Fifth Annual Brandon Curtis 5K and Fun Run is August 1, 2015

Fifth Annual Brandon Curtis 5K and Fun Run is August 1, 2015

July 28, 2015 at 11:57 am

The fifth annual Brandon Curtis 5K run/walk will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2014. Registration is available at BrandonCurtis.org. Brandon Curtis was an outstanding student...

Schools »

Nebo School District State Champions

Nebo School District State Champions

June 27, 2015 at 12:12 pm

by Lana Hiskey. Schools within Nebo School District took State Championships in three sports this spring. Spanish Fork High School Boys’ Baseball, Spanish Fork High...

People »

Cole Brooks Bench funeral information [Updated]

Cole Brooks Bench funeral information [Updated]

July 3, 2015 at 11:14 am

Cole Brooks Bench, age 3 of Mapleton, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the Mapleton Stake Center at...

Out and About »

Springville celebrates opening of Wayne Bartholomew park with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Springville celebrates opening of Wayne Bartholomew park with ribbon-cutting ceremony

June 13, 2015 at 2:34 pm

by Chris Hash. Community leaders, members of the community, and lots of excited kids gathered to celebrate the opening of the Wayne Bartholomew park on Saturday, June 13,...

Columns »

Celebrating the 4th of July

Celebrating the 4th of July

July 4, 2015 at 3:00 am

Today Americans will celebrate the 4th of July. We’ll do it many different ways – with speeches, parades, family gatherings, food, and fireworks. There’s...

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Fifth Annual Brandon Curtis 5K and Fun Run is August 1, 2015

Fifth Annual Brandon Curtis 5K and Fun Run is August 1, 2015

The fifth annual Brandon Curtis 5K run/walk will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2014. Registration is available at BrandonCurtis.org. Brandon Curtis was an outstanding student athlete at Springville High School excelled at football, wrestling, and track. He passed away on July 28, 2010, as the result of a tragic accident. Brandon was also an organ donor who, in death, gave the […]

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Mapleton Farmer’s Market opens fourth season

Mapleton Farmer’s Market opens fourth season

The Mapleton Farmer’s Market opened its fourth season on Saturday, July 25, 2015. The Market offers fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables; baked treats; and hand-crafted goods made right here in Mapleton. The Market is open on Saturday mornings from 8 – 11 am, at the Mapleton City Center parking lot.  Come on down to support locally-grown food and local artisan […]

Read more ›
Mapleton Cemetery Dedication and Ribbon Cutting

Mapleton Cemetery Dedication and Ribbon Cutting

by Chris Hash. Mapleton, founded in 1902, is the only Utah city of its age without its own cemetery – that is, until now. Our  beautiful new Mapleton Cemetery is now a reality and an official part of our community following its dedication and ribbon-cutting on Friday, July 24, 2015. “This is a special day for our community, ” said Collin […]

Read more ›
Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day Celebration 2015

Mapleton 24th of July Pioneer Day Celebration 2015

by Chris Hash. From the early-morning wake up sirens at 6 am, to the last firework well after dark, Mapleton’s 24th of July Pioneer Day celebration is a favorite of the entire community. It’s a hometown celebration that brings out most of the town, and that brings people back to Mapleton even when they no longer live here. And Mapleton’s […]

Read more ›
Mapleton Farmers Market opens July 25

Mapleton Farmers Market opens July 25

The Mapleton Farmer’s Market will open its fourth season on July 25, 2015, 8:00 – 11:00am, at the Maple City Center parking lot. The Market will continue on Saturday mornings through July and August.  

Read more ›
Mapleton’s 24th of July Pioneer Day Celebration is coming up!

Mapleton’s 24th of July Pioneer Day Celebration is coming up!

It’s almost time for one of Mapleton’s most-anticipated events: Our 24th of July Pioneer Day celebration! Mapleton’s Pioneer Day Celebration follows a similar schedule each year. The day begins with a Flag Ceremony at Mapleton City Park from 6:30 – 7:00 am. The flag ceremony is followed by a 1-mile fun run and 5K beginning at 7am. Breakfast is also served […]

Read more ›
Mapleton Concerts in the Park

Mapleton Concerts in the Park

Mapleton City’s Concerts in the Park are held at the Mapleton City Park (corner of Maple and Main) on Monday nights, starting at 7:00 pm, in July and August. Come on out and enjoy a pleasant evening with your family, friends, and neighbors!

Read more ›
Community gathers to support family in time of loss

Community gathers to support family in time of loss

Friends, family, and community members turned out on Monday night, July 6, to support a Mapleton family who recently suffered a devastating loss. Cole Brooks Bench, 3, passed away on July 1 due to injuries sustained in an auto-pedestrian accident. A caring community placed balloons and posters with messages of love and support near his home, and lined nearby roadways […]

Read more ›
Celebrating the 4th of July

Celebrating the 4th of July

Today Americans will celebrate the 4th of July. We’ll do it many different ways – with speeches, parades, family gatherings, food, and fireworks. There’s nothing wrong with festivities and fun. But surely there are more important things, too. America, as a nation, has always prized civil, informed, intelligent discourse among its citizens. There’s no question that we are living in times […]

Read more ›
Cole Brooks Bench funeral information [Updated]

Cole Brooks Bench funeral information [Updated]

Cole Brooks Bench, age 3 of Mapleton, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the Mapleton Stake Center at 970 North 400 East in Mapleton. The viewing will be held at the church Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 prior to […]

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