• Mapleton Ready: Sourdough Bread

    by Chris Hash. How many ingredients does it take to make bread? Three: whole grain, water, and salt. “In ancient times, bread was made slowly, from only a few ingredients,” said Dr. Kyle Christensen, who was presenting at the October Mapleton Ready seminar. “It took all day to make bread with sourdough starts. Rapid rise yeast didn’t come along until […]

    Mapleton Ready: Sourdough Bread
  • Mapleton EMS Department is wearing pink

    by Josh Diamond, Mapleton EMS Director. The Mapleton Emergency Medical Services Department will be wearing pink uniforms during the month of October, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month and the women of the Mapleton EMS Department. As our crews are out and about around town and responding on emergency calls, this will be the uniform top they wear showing […]

    Mapleton EMS Department is wearing pink
  • Nebo Youth School Board meets with Board of Education

    By Lana Hiskey. A highlight for the Nebo School Board of Education is to meet with students from each of the high schools and junior high schools on a quarterly basis. Each Youth Board representative is selected by his/her principal to be a spokesperson for their school. The Nebo School Board took this opportunity to ask the Youth Board students […]

    Nebo Youth School Board meets with Board of Education
  • Maple Mountain football falls to Salem Hills, 6-14

    [photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports] The Maple Mountain Varsity football team fell to Salem Hills with a score of 6-14 on October 15, 2014. Maple Mountain scored first on a 79-yard touchdown pass from Jaren Hall to Canon Miner, but would be held scoreless for the rest of the game. Salem Hills scored in the first and fourth quarters […]

    Maple Mountain football falls to Salem Hills, 6-14
  • Fall Fun

    Students at the Red Door Schoolhouse preschool visited Jaker’s Pumpkin Patch recently. Jaker’s is one of many venues offering fall fun throughout Utah Valley. All photos courtesy Kjirstin Youngberg.

    Fall Fun
  • Mapleton Ready seminar is Oct 23

    by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, October 23, at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be healthier baking with natural yeast and sourdough, presented by Dr. Kyle Christensen. We hope you’ll join us in re-learning how our ancestors made whole grain breads and other fabulous-tasting pastries […]

    Mapleton Ready seminar is Oct 23
  • Provo Canyon fall color-watch

    Fall colors up Provo Canyon Up our beautiful canyons, the fall colors are starting to peak! Right now, Provo Canyon is full of gorgeous golden aspens, along with some beautiful reds and oranges, all mixed in with dark green pines. Add in the somber gray rock formations and a few waterfalls here and there, and it’s just stunning. In some […]

    Provo Canyon fall color-watch
  • Update: Maple Mountain Boys’ Golf takes first at State

    [photo: Maple Mountain Sports] update 10/7/14, 7pm: The Boys’ Golf team took the 4A Golf Title! The Maple Mountain Boys’ Golf team is currently in 3rd place at the State Golf Tournament. Individually, MM’s Kai Ruiz is currently in 1st. Good Luck, MMHS Boys Golf.

    Update: Maple Mountain Boys’ Golf takes first at State
  • LDS General Conference Fall 2014: Second general session highlights

    During the second general session of the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, speakers emphasized the need for civility in a diverse world; the divine calling of the prophet Joseph Smith; the responsibilities of parents; taking responsibility for our lives so we can have spiritual confidence before God; following the Savior Jesus Christ; caring for […]

    LDS General Conference Fall 2014: Second general session highlights
  • LDS General Conference Fall 2014: First general session highlights

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held the first General Session of its Fall 2014 semi-annual conference on Saturday, October 4, 2014. President Thomas S. Monsen opened by welcoming all to conference and speaking briefly about how technology has changed through the years. Because the church is focusing on completing temples that have been announced, no new temples […]

    LDS General Conference Fall 2014: First general session highlights

Community »

Mapleton Ready: Sourdough Bread

Mapleton Ready: Sourdough Bread

October 24, 2014 at 9:19 am

by Chris Hash. How many ingredients does it take to make bread? Three: whole grain, water, and salt. “In ancient times, bread was made slowly, from only a few ingredients,”...

  • Mapleton EMS Department is wearing pink
    Mapleton EMS Department is wearing pink

    by Josh Diamond, Mapleton EMS Director. The Mapleton Emergency Medical Services Department will be wearing pink...

    October 20, 2014 at 2:14 pm
  • Fall Fun
    Fall Fun

    Students at the Red Door Schoolhouse preschool visited Jaker’s Pumpkin Patch recently. Jaker’s is one...

    October 15, 2014 at 10:34 pm
  • Mapleton Ready seminar is Oct 23
    Mapleton Ready seminar is Oct 23

    by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, October 23, at the LDS...

    October 14, 2014 at 8:39 pm

Schools »

Nebo Youth School Board meets with Board of Education

Nebo Youth School Board meets with Board of Education

October 18, 2014 at 11:19 am

By Lana Hiskey. A highlight for the Nebo School Board of Education is to meet with students from each of the high schools and junior high schools on a quarterly basis. Each...

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 »

Provo Canyon fall color-watch

Provo Canyon fall color-watch

October 9, 2014 at 2:14 pm

Fall colors up Provo Canyon Up our beautiful canyons, the fall colors are starting to peak! Right now, Provo Canyon is full of gorgeous golden aspens, along with some beautiful...

Chronological Posts

Mapleton Ready: Sourdough Bread

Mapleton Ready: Sourdough Bread

by Chris Hash. How many ingredients does it take to make bread? Three: whole grain, water, and salt. “In ancient times, bread was made slowly, from only a few ingredients,” said Dr. Kyle Christensen, who was presenting at the October Mapleton Ready seminar. “It took all day to make bread with sourdough starts. Rapid rise yeast didn’t come along until […]

Read more ›
Mapleton EMS Department is wearing pink

Mapleton EMS Department is wearing pink

by Josh Diamond, Mapleton EMS Director. The Mapleton Emergency Medical Services Department will be wearing pink uniforms during the month of October, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month and the women of the Mapleton EMS Department. As our crews are out and about around town and responding on emergency calls, this will be the uniform top they wear showing […]

Read more ›
Nebo Youth School Board meets with Board of Education

Nebo Youth School Board meets with Board of Education

By Lana Hiskey. A highlight for the Nebo School Board of Education is to meet with students from each of the high schools and junior high schools on a quarterly basis. Each Youth Board representative is selected by his/her principal to be a spokesperson for their school. The Nebo School Board took this opportunity to ask the Youth Board students […]

Read more ›
Landmark High School Food Bank now open

Landmark High School Food Bank now open

By Baylie Shepherd and Breezy Dunkley. Landmark High School’s Food Bank is now open to serve area schools and local families in the Nebo School District. The Food Bank has food, clothing, hygiene products, shoes and school supplies available to area children and families. Local school administrators and interested residents should contact Monica Hullinger, Program Director, or Hollie Johnson at monica.hullinger@nebo.edu or hollie.johnson@nebo.edu or […]

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Maple Mountain football falls to Salem Hills, 6-14

Maple Mountain football falls to Salem Hills, 6-14

[photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports] The Maple Mountain Varsity football team fell to Salem Hills with a score of 6-14 on October 15, 2014. Maple Mountain scored first on a 79-yard touchdown pass from Jaren Hall to Canon Miner, but would be held scoreless for the rest of the game. Salem Hills scored in the first and fourth quarters […]

Read more ›
Fall Fun

Fall Fun

Students at the Red Door Schoolhouse preschool visited Jaker’s Pumpkin Patch recently. Jaker’s is one of many venues offering fall fun throughout Utah Valley. All photos courtesy Kjirstin Youngberg.

Read more ›
Mapleton Ready seminar is Oct 23

Mapleton Ready seminar is Oct 23

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, October 23, at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be healthier baking with natural yeast and sourdough, presented by Dr. Kyle Christensen. We hope you’ll join us in re-learning how our ancestors made whole grain breads and other fabulous-tasting pastries […]

Read more ›
Provo Canyon fall color-watch

Provo Canyon fall color-watch

Fall colors up Provo Canyon Up our beautiful canyons, the fall colors are starting to peak! Right now, Provo Canyon is full of gorgeous golden aspens, along with some beautiful reds and oranges, all mixed in with dark green pines. Add in the somber gray rock formations and a few waterfalls here and there, and it’s just stunning. In some […]

Read more ›
Update: Maple Mountain Boys’ Golf takes first at State

Update: Maple Mountain Boys’ Golf takes first at State

[photo: Maple Mountain Sports] update 10/7/14, 7pm: The Boys’ Golf team took the 4A Golf Title! The Maple Mountain Boys’ Golf team is currently in 3rd place at the State Golf Tournament. Individually, MM’s Kai Ruiz is currently in 1st. Good Luck, MMHS Boys Golf.

Read more ›
LDS General Conference Fall 2014: Second general session highlights

LDS General Conference Fall 2014: Second general session highlights

During the second general session of the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, speakers emphasized the need for civility in a diverse world; the divine calling of the prophet Joseph Smith; the responsibilities of parents; taking responsibility for our lives so we can have spiritual confidence before God; following the Savior Jesus Christ; caring for […]

Read more ›