• Mapleton North Stake Harvest Fair 2014

    by Chris Hash. Line dancing to “Achy Breaky Heart.” Homemade whole wheat bread. Live entertainment. Home-grown produce. Gardening tips. Pony rides. Homemade salsa. Sun ovens. Food storage handouts. These were just a few of the things found at the Mapleton North LDS Stake’s annual Harvest Fair on September 20, 2014. Held every year in September, the Harvest Fair provides lots […]

    Mapleton North Stake Harvest Fair 2014
  • LDS Church General Women’s Meeting scheduled for Sat Sep 27

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hole its General Women’s Meeting on Saturday, September 27, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. mountain daylight time. Members of the First Presidency and General Presidencies of the Relief Society, Young Women, and Primary organizations will speak. Sisters are encouraged to attend the broadcast in Church meetinghouses where travel distances permit. Those of other […]

    LDS Church General Women’s Meeting scheduled for Sat Sep 27
  • Springville Heritage Day is Saturday, September 20

    Springville City will host a city-wide celebration on Saturday, September 20. With the theme “A Legacy of Builders,” Springville Heritage Day will celebrate Springville’s birthday and honor those who, quite literally, built Springville. Several events will take place in the week leading up to the celebration. On Wednesday, September 17, the Springville Historical Society will sponsor a presentation titled “The […]

    Springville Heritage Day is Saturday, September 20
  • 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 mountains to the north were perfectly reflected in the still water of the reservoir. “That would make a great picture,” I thought, reaching for my camera. But then I realized there was a problem: the chain link […]

    Looking through the chain link fence
  • Maple Mountain Parent Teacher Conferences are Weds Sep 17

    Maple Mountain High School Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Wed, Sept 17th from 3:30-7:30pm, in our Auxiliary Gym. This is a great time to check your student’s progress and visit with their teachers. Also, be sure to stop by the MMHS Clothing Table and be the first to see and purchase our brand new MMHS apparel that just came […]

    Maple Mountain Parent Teacher Conferences are Weds Sep 17
  • Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 9-12-14

    Hobble Creek Elementary’s STUDENTS OF THE WEEK on Friday, September 12, 2014 are Wesley Jackson, Teagan Zeidner, Gage Jensen, Olivia Brady, Aubrey Leck, Lucie Green, Kari Bataluna, Lukas Franks, Jayme Allen, Brooklyn Roth, Nathan Nelson, Keslee Van Orman, Tomokia Kaanga, Jared McClellan, Emma Collette, Jeremy Shoell, Autumn Redd, and Jonathan Kearl.

    Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 9-12-14
  • Mapleton Junior High hosts first cross country meet

    by Andrea Pond. Mapleton Junior High hosted its first cross-country meet of the season on Friday, September 12, 2014. The schools that participated were Mt. Nebo Jr. High, Spanish Fork Jr. High and Diamond Fork Jr. High. One of our own students, Brooke Lynn Galbraith, won the race with a time of 10:02! Way to go Brooke Lynn, keep up […]

    Mapleton Junior High hosts first cross country meet
  • Mapleton Health Care Open House to be held Monday, Sep. 15

    A Mapleon Health Care Open House will be held on Monday, September 15, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, at 724 South 1600 West in Mapleton. Sponsored by a number of local businesses, this event will feature food, games, prizes and entertainment. Disneynature’s “Bears” will be shown at 8:00 pm on a big screen. This event is free of charge.

    Mapleton Health Care Open House to be held Monday, Sep. 15
  • Mapleton Elementary Students of the Week 9-8-14

    by Julie Peery and Carol Day. This year at Mapleton Elementary, we will be spotlighting a Student of the Week from each classroom. These students will receive a certificate and prize from Mapleton Elementary Principal Mrs. Peery, with the chance to be drawn out at the end of each month for “Pizza with the Principal.” The focus for the month […]

    Mapleton Elementary Students of the Week 9-8-14
  • Hobble Creek Students of the Week 9-5-14

     Hobble Creek Elementary’s Students of the Week for Friday, September 5, 2014 are  Bridger Frischknecht, Jade Myers, William Rex, Dustin Martin, Austin Barlow, Beck Raby, Lily Flake, Gracie Ellis, Joel Rodriguez, Nicole Cragun, Mary Ribble, Tyler Christensen, Lexi Christensen, Kaylee Metler, Cole Rasmussen, Chance McCausland, Maggie Ribble, Max Lee, and Riley Wolfgramm.

    Hobble Creek Students of the Week 9-5-14

Community »

Mapleton North Stake Harvest Fair 2014

Mapleton North Stake Harvest Fair 2014

September 20, 2014 at 7:18 pm

by Chris Hash. Line dancing to “Achy Breaky Heart.” Homemade whole wheat bread. Live entertainment. Home-grown produce. Gardening tips. Pony rides. Homemade salsa....

Schools »

Mapleton Elementary 3rd Graders Discover Mapleton History

Mapleton Elementary 3rd Graders Discover Mapleton History

September 17, 2014 at 1:00 am

by Carol Day. Mapleton Elementary third grade students recently went on a field trip to discover Mapleton history. They visited the hollow where pioneers and Utes gathered...

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 »

Looking through the chain link fence

Looking through the chain link fence

September 18, 2014 at 11:46 am

by Chris Hash. As I rode my bike by the reservoir in south Mapleton this morning, I looked up and saw that the mountains to the north were perfectly reflected in the still...

  • 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
  • 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

Out and About »

LDS Church General Women’s Meeting scheduled for Sat Sep 27

LDS Church General Women’s Meeting scheduled for Sat Sep 27

September 20, 2014 at 11:16 am

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hole its General Women’s Meeting on Saturday, September 27, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. mountain daylight time. Members of the First...

Chronological Posts

Mapleton North Stake Harvest Fair 2014

Mapleton North Stake Harvest Fair 2014

by Chris Hash. Line dancing to “Achy Breaky Heart.” Homemade whole wheat bread. Live entertainment. Home-grown produce. Gardening tips. Pony rides. Homemade salsa. Sun ovens. Food storage handouts. These were just a few of the things found at the Mapleton North LDS Stake’s annual Harvest Fair on September 20, 2014. Held every year in September, the Harvest Fair provides lots […]

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LDS Church General Women’s Meeting scheduled for Sat Sep 27

LDS Church General Women’s Meeting scheduled for Sat Sep 27

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hole its General Women’s Meeting on Saturday, September 27, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. mountain daylight time. Members of the First Presidency and General Presidencies of the Relief Society, Young Women, and Primary organizations will speak. Sisters are encouraged to attend the broadcast in Church meetinghouses where travel distances permit. Those of other […]

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Springville Heritage Day is Saturday, September 20

Springville Heritage Day is Saturday, September 20

Springville City will host a city-wide celebration on Saturday, September 20. With the theme “A Legacy of Builders,” Springville Heritage Day will celebrate Springville’s birthday and honor those who, quite literally, built Springville. Several events will take place in the week leading up to the celebration. On Wednesday, September 17, the Springville Historical Society will sponsor a presentation titled “The […]

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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 mountains to the north were perfectly reflected in the still water of the reservoir. “That would make a great picture,” I thought, reaching for my camera. But then I realized there was a problem: the chain link […]

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Mapleton’s Urban Deer Control Plan

Mapleton’s Urban Deer Control Plan

by Mayor Brian Wall. I continue to receive complaints regarding the increased deer population encroaching in farms, yards, flower gardens, roads, etc. This type of environment allows deer to remain year-round within our community. Mapleton City Staff have been working with the Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) to establish an Urban Deer Control Plan. This plan will improve safety on city roads and Hwy 89, […]

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Mapleton Elementary 3rd Graders Discover Mapleton History

Mapleton Elementary 3rd Graders Discover Mapleton History

by Carol Day. Mapleton Elementary third grade students recently went on a field trip to discover Mapleton history. They visited the hollow where pioneers and Utes gathered and traded goods; the Mapleton History museum; the Mapleton City Park; and Whiting campground.  They heard stories from Laurie Whiring, Mary Fotjek, Orpha Dee Johnson, Erik Brinkerhoff and Chris Roberts, who will be […]

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Maple Mountain Parent Teacher Conferences are Weds Sep 17

Maple Mountain Parent Teacher Conferences are Weds Sep 17

Maple Mountain High School Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Wed, Sept 17th from 3:30-7:30pm, in our Auxiliary Gym. This is a great time to check your student’s progress and visit with their teachers. Also, be sure to stop by the MMHS Clothing Table and be the first to see and purchase our brand new MMHS apparel that just came […]

Read more ›
Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 9-12-14

Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 9-12-14

Hobble Creek Elementary’s STUDENTS OF THE WEEK on Friday, September 12, 2014 are Wesley Jackson, Teagan Zeidner, Gage Jensen, Olivia Brady, Aubrey Leck, Lucie Green, Kari Bataluna, Lukas Franks, Jayme Allen, Brooklyn Roth, Nathan Nelson, Keslee Van Orman, Tomokia Kaanga, Jared McClellan, Emma Collette, Jeremy Shoell, Autumn Redd, and Jonathan Kearl.

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Mapleton Junior High hosts first cross country meet

Mapleton Junior High hosts first cross country meet

by Andrea Pond. Mapleton Junior High hosted its first cross-country meet of the season on Friday, September 12, 2014. The schools that participated were Mt. Nebo Jr. High, Spanish Fork Jr. High and Diamond Fork Jr. High. One of our own students, Brooke Lynn Galbraith, won the race with a time of 10:02! Way to go Brooke Lynn, keep up […]

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Mapleton Health Care Open House to be held Monday, Sep. 15

Mapleton Health Care Open House to be held Monday, Sep. 15

A Mapleon Health Care Open House will be held on Monday, September 15, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, at 724 South 1600 West in Mapleton. Sponsored by a number of local businesses, this event will feature food, games, prizes and entertainment. Disneynature’s “Bears” will be shown at 8:00 pm on a big screen. This event is free of charge.

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