Articles By: chris

Mapleton Ambulance Seeks Volunteer EMTs

The Mapleton Ambulance is looking for volunteer EMTs for Mon-Thurs shifts from 6am to 6pm. Applications are available in the City Offices.

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Mapleton Youth Council Invites Applications

Mapleton City is looking for some energetic, hard-working youth to serve on the Mapleton City Youth Council in 2011. Youth need to be in Grades 10, 11, or 12 during the 2011-2012 school year, and also need to be a resident of Mapleton City. Applications are available at the Mapleton City offices, Maple Mountain High School, and Mapleton Jr High. […]

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Heavy Snow Prompts School Closings

Heavy Snow Prompts School Closings

Heavy snowfall prompted Nebo School District’s first district-wide school closing in many years and left some Mapleton residents without power briefly. Knee-deep snow¬†made roads treacherous. Having the last day of school cancelled disappointed some students, who were looking forward to Christmas celebrations, and delighted others. Some Mapleton residents were without power for several hours as well. A winter storm warning […]

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Community Treasures

Community Treasures

Many of us were heartbroken to learn of the fire that gutted the Provo Tabernacle today. The Provo Tabernacle has been the site of countless church, community, and cultural events for many years. You’d probably be hard-pressed to find someone in this area who doesn’t have memories of attending an event in the stately historic building. It has truly been […]

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Carols & Confections

The Mapleton Chorale and Maple Mountain High School Choirs performed the 2nd annual “Carols and Confections” concert to a packed house and received a prolonged standing ovation at the end of the performance. The concert began with a beautiful combined-choir performance of “Worship the King,” with choir members standing on stage and in the aisles, creating a surround-sound effect. There […]

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Mapleton Christmas Concerts

Mapleton is blessed with great musical talent. Each year, community groups put on incredible Christmas concerts, many of them free. The Mapleton Chorale will perform this Sunday, December 12, at 7:oo in Spanish Fork (989 S 2250 E). The Mapleton Chorale is a high-level performing group, and their Christmas concerts are always lovely. Maple Mountain High School, in its second […]

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Lessons from the Mountain

When my husband and daughter started biking Maple Canyon, I thought it would be great if I could bike it too. But being thoroughly un-athletic, and much more inclined to eat chocolate than to exercise, I figured that doing something like biking Maple Canyon was wa-a-a-y out of my league. Then I thought to myself, “Wait a minute. Why do […]

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