• Paul S Whiting awarded US Army Meritorious Service Medal

    Lieutenant Colonel, Paul S. Whiting, a native of Mapleton, Utah has been awarded the U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal for exceptional performance of duty as Chief, Future Operations Branch, Domestic Support Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army at the Pentagon. He is the son of Juan and Alma Whiting. Over the past 12 months of Army Deployment, LTC […]

    Paul S Whiting awarded US Army Meritorious Service Medal
  • Mapleton Ready August 2014: Probiotics

    by Derek Haynie. The Mapleton Ready class for August 2014 will be held on Thursday, August 28,  7:00 pm at the Mapleton LDS Stake Center (970 N 400 E). The topic will be Probiotics, presented by  Dr. Kyle Christensen, the author of “Herbal First Aid and Health Care: Medicine for a New Millennium.” Naturally fermented vegetables (homemade sauerkrauts, kvass, KimChi, etc.) […]

    Mapleton Ready August 2014: Probiotics
  • Nebo School District Shakespeare Academy

    by Lana Hiskey. Over 100  students from all of Nebo School District’s junior high schools recently participated in the two-day Nebo Shakespeare Academy. This fun-filled summer event featured ice-breaker games, theatre motion, voice technique, acting competitions, food, and FUN! Mapleton Junior High School was full of excitement and energy as students learned the value of good collaboration and healthy competition. […]

    Nebo School District Shakespeare Academy
  • Open house held for new LDS “Legacy” chapel in Mapleton

    Large crowds toured Mapleton’s new LDS “Legacy” chapel on Friday, August 8. The new building will serve the 2nd, 7th, and 23rd wards of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Meetings will be held in the Legacy building beginning this Sunday, August 10, 2014. “We’re excited to start meeting in this beautiful new building,” said Gordon Harkness, Elders’ […]

    Open house held for new LDS “Legacy” chapel in Mapleton
  • Stormy weather

    Mapleton, like the rest of Utah, has been experiencing stormy weather. From rain to thunderstorms, the weather has been cooler and wetter. Cloudy weather and rain are forecast to continue through tomorrow, with temperatures from 55 to 80 degrees. Partly cloudy weather, with higher temperatures, is forecast through the weekend – perfect for some last-minute getaways before school starts.

    Stormy weather
  • Roger Allan Brinkerhoff obituary

    On July 31, 2014, after 59 remarkable years, Roger Allan Brinkerhoff passed away surrounded by his family at the Huntsman Cancer Hospital. Roger was born in Provo, Utah on July 23, 1955 to Teddy and Lenore Brinkerhoff. He had fond memories of growing up in the Edgemont area. He graduated from Orem High School in 1973, and served an LDS […]

    Roger Allan Brinkerhoff obituary
  • Springville World Folkfest concludes 28th season

    by Chris Hash. The Springville World Folkfest concluded its 28th year of international friendship and folk dancing with a final performance on Saturday, August 2, 2014. This year the Fokfest hosted over 200 international dancers and musicians from Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, France, Indonesia, Lithuania, Sierra Leone, and Taiwain. Local groups Morning Star, Rocky Mountain Express, and Pacific Generation also performed. […]

    Springville World Folkfest concludes 28th season
  • Fund raiser for Youth Making a Difference is Saturday, August 2

    [Courtesy photo.] Youth Making a Difference will hold a fund-raising yard sale and bake sale on Saturday, August 2nd. The location is  878 W 1000 N in Mapleton. Proceeds from this fund-raiser will be applied towards a humanitarian service trip which the group will take to India in June of 2015. Kelly and Blake Jensen, along with several other adult […]

    Fund raiser for Youth Making a Difference is Saturday, August 2
  • Open house for new LDS Legacy chapel in Mapleton is August 8

    An open house for the new LDS chapel located at 1050 N 300 W in Mapleton will be held on Friday, August 8, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 pm. This chapel will be known as the Legacy chapel. It will serve members of the Mapleton North Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This chapel has some new features, […]

    Open house for new LDS Legacy chapel in Mapleton is August 8
  • Fourth annual Brandon Curtis 5K run/walk to be held August 2

    The fourth annual Brandon Curtis 5K run/walk will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014. Registration is available at BrandonCurtis.org. Brandon Curtis was an outstanding student athlete at Springville High School who passed away on July 28, 2010, as the result of a tragic accident. A selfless young man, Brandon also gave the gift of life to others via organ […]

    Fourth annual Brandon Curtis 5K run/walk to be held August 2

Community »

Mapleton Ready August 2014: Probiotics

Mapleton Ready August 2014: Probiotics

August 18, 2014 at 4:29 pm

by Derek Haynie. The Mapleton Ready class for August 2014 will be held on Thursday, August 28,  7:00 pm at the Mapleton LDS Stake Center (970 N 400 E). The topic will be...

Schools »

Nebo School District Shakespeare Academy

Nebo School District Shakespeare Academy

August 14, 2014 at 9:36 am

by Lana Hiskey. Over 100  students from all of Nebo School District’s junior high schools recently participated in the two-day Nebo Shakespeare Academy. This fun-filled...

People »

Paul S Whiting awarded US Army Meritorious Service Medal

Paul S Whiting awarded US Army Meritorious Service Medal

August 19, 2014 at 4:10 am

Lieutenant Colonel, Paul S. Whiting, a native of Mapleton, Utah has been awarded the U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal for exceptional performance of duty as Chief, Future...

  • Roger Allan Brinkerhoff obituary
    Roger Allan Brinkerhoff obituary

    On July 31, 2014, after 59 remarkable years, Roger Allan Brinkerhoff passed away surrounded by his family at the...

    August 5, 2014 at 5:01 pm
  • 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...

    July 18, 2014 at 8:32 pm
  • 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...

    July 15, 2014 at 11:01 am

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

Out and About »

Springville World Folkfest concludes 28th season

Springville World Folkfest concludes 28th season

August 2, 2014 at 11:31 pm

by Chris Hash. The Springville World Folkfest concluded its 28th year of international friendship and folk dancing with a final performance on Saturday, August 2, 2014. This...

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Paul S Whiting awarded US Army Meritorious Service Medal

Paul S Whiting awarded US Army Meritorious Service Medal

Lieutenant Colonel, Paul S. Whiting, a native of Mapleton, Utah has been awarded the U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal for exceptional performance of duty as Chief, Future Operations Branch, Domestic Support Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army at the Pentagon. He is the son of Juan and Alma Whiting. Over the past 12 months of Army Deployment, LTC […]

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Mapleton Ready August 2014: Probiotics

Mapleton Ready August 2014: Probiotics

by Derek Haynie. The Mapleton Ready class for August 2014 will be held on Thursday, August 28,  7:00 pm at the Mapleton LDS Stake Center (970 N 400 E). The topic will be Probiotics, presented by  Dr. Kyle Christensen, the author of “Herbal First Aid and Health Care: Medicine for a New Millennium.” Naturally fermented vegetables (homemade sauerkrauts, kvass, KimChi, etc.) […]

Read more ›
Nebo School District Shakespeare Academy

Nebo School District Shakespeare Academy

by Lana Hiskey. Over 100  students from all of Nebo School District’s junior high schools recently participated in the two-day Nebo Shakespeare Academy. This fun-filled summer event featured ice-breaker games, theatre motion, voice technique, acting competitions, food, and FUN! Mapleton Junior High School was full of excitement and energy as students learned the value of good collaboration and healthy competition. […]

Read more ›
Open house held for new LDS “Legacy” chapel in Mapleton

Open house held for new LDS “Legacy” chapel in Mapleton

Large crowds toured Mapleton’s new LDS “Legacy” chapel on Friday, August 8. The new building will serve the 2nd, 7th, and 23rd wards of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Meetings will be held in the Legacy building beginning this Sunday, August 10, 2014. “We’re excited to start meeting in this beautiful new building,” said Gordon Harkness, Elders’ […]

Read more ›
Stormy weather

Stormy weather

Mapleton, like the rest of Utah, has been experiencing stormy weather. From rain to thunderstorms, the weather has been cooler and wetter. Cloudy weather and rain are forecast to continue through tomorrow, with temperatures from 55 to 80 degrees. Partly cloudy weather, with higher temperatures, is forecast through the weekend – perfect for some last-minute getaways before school starts.

Read more ›
Roger Allan Brinkerhoff obituary

Roger Allan Brinkerhoff obituary

On July 31, 2014, after 59 remarkable years, Roger Allan Brinkerhoff passed away surrounded by his family at the Huntsman Cancer Hospital. Roger was born in Provo, Utah on July 23, 1955 to Teddy and Lenore Brinkerhoff. He had fond memories of growing up in the Edgemont area. He graduated from Orem High School in 1973, and served an LDS […]

Read more ›
Springville World Folkfest concludes 28th season

Springville World Folkfest concludes 28th season

by Chris Hash. The Springville World Folkfest concluded its 28th year of international friendship and folk dancing with a final performance on Saturday, August 2, 2014. This year the Fokfest hosted over 200 international dancers and musicians from Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, France, Indonesia, Lithuania, Sierra Leone, and Taiwain. Local groups Morning Star, Rocky Mountain Express, and Pacific Generation also performed. […]

Read more ›
Fund raiser for Youth Making a Difference is Saturday, August 2

Fund raiser for Youth Making a Difference is Saturday, August 2

[Courtesy photo.] Youth Making a Difference will hold a fund-raising yard sale and bake sale on Saturday, August 2nd. The location is  878 W 1000 N in Mapleton. Proceeds from this fund-raiser will be applied towards a humanitarian service trip which the group will take to India in June of 2015. Kelly and Blake Jensen, along with several other adult […]

Read more ›
Open house for new LDS Legacy chapel in Mapleton is August 8

Open house for new LDS Legacy chapel in Mapleton is August 8

An open house for the new LDS chapel located at 1050 N 300 W in Mapleton will be held on Friday, August 8, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 pm. This chapel will be known as the Legacy chapel. It will serve members of the Mapleton North Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This chapel has some new features, […]

Read more ›
Fourth annual Brandon Curtis 5K run/walk to be held August 2

Fourth annual Brandon Curtis 5K run/walk to be held August 2

The fourth annual Brandon Curtis 5K run/walk will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014. Registration is available at BrandonCurtis.org. Brandon Curtis was an outstanding student athlete at Springville High School who passed away on July 28, 2010, as the result of a tragic accident. A selfless young man, Brandon also gave the gift of life to others via organ […]

Read more ›