Category: Community

Mapleton Pioneer Day 2017

Mapleton Pioneer Day 2017

From the first siren early in the morning to the last firework late at night, Mapleton’s 2017 Pioneer Day Celebration had something for everyone. This year’s Mapleton Pioneer Day celebration began with the sound of sirens at 6:30 am. Much of Mapleton was on the move in the early morning. Some were gathering for the breakfast in the Mapleton City […]

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Springville World Folkfest is July 31 – August 5

Springville World Folkfest is July 31 – August 5

The World Folkfest in Springville, Utah, invites the public to join its 31st celebration of world cultures, music and dance when visitors from around the globe present five evening performances and a free street dance during the week of July 31 to Aug. 5, 2017. Folk dancers and musicians from Austria, Belarus, Chile, Ecuador, Georgia, Indonesia and Romania are expected to […]

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Mapleton’s 2017 Pioneer Day Celebration is July 22

Mapleton’s 2017 Pioneer Day Celebration is July 22

Mapleton will hold its 2017 Pioneer Day celebration on Saturday, July 22. Morning events Morning events will be held at the Mapleton City Park (corner of Maple and Main), as follows: 6:30am-7:30am             Wake Up Call 7:00am-7:30am             Flag Ceremony at Mapleton City Park 7:00am-8:30am             5k Race and Fun Run – Start and finish at Mapleton City Offices 7:00am-10:00am […]

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Mapleton Concerts in the Park 2017 Season

Mapleton Concerts in the Park 2017 Season

Get ready for a great summer of Concerts in the Park! All concerts are free, and are held at the Mapleton City Park (corner of Maple and Main) on Monday nights at 7:00pm. This year’s summer concert series begins Monday, June 19th with the Shane Lee Band. The season continues with Tri Chevy’s, June 26 Maddie Wilson, July 3 Route […]

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Mapleton Police Press Release: Fatal Accident

Mapleton Police Press Release: Fatal Accident

John Jackson, Mapleton City Chief of Police. On Monday, May 22, 2017 at 7:31 PM, Mapleton Public Safety Departments responded to an accident which occurred at the intersection of 1600 and North Main Street. It was found that a 17-year-old male traveling west on 1600 North failed to stop at the stop sign, hitting an SUV that was traveling south […]

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Mapleton North Stake emergency preparedness plan; Mapleton Emergency Alert System

Mapleton North Stake emergency preparedness plan; Mapleton Emergency Alert System

by Kjirstin Youngberg. The Mapleton North Stake Presidency has organized a committee to prepare an emergency preparedness plan that will soon be introduced to all citizens within the boundaries of the Mapleton North Stake. Stake Emergency Preparedness Specialist, Therin Garrett, is working closely with Mapleton City officials to prepare this plan. Mapleton City is trying to get as many citizens […]

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Humanitarian Yard Sale is Saturday, March 25th

Humanitarian Yard Sale is Saturday, March 25th

The Mapleton Seniors Committee will hold a Humanitarian Yard Sale on Saturday, March 25th, at the Mapleton City Offices (125 West 400 North) from 8am to 2pm. All proceeds will be used to fund Senior Humanitarian projects. Donations will be accepted on Friday the 24th from 9am to 6pm. Here’s a chance to clean out your garage and basement of […]

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Mapleton police now carrying Naloxone

Mapleton police now carrying Naloxone

In November it was decided that all Mapleton officers would carry Naloxone (narcan) while on duty. Naloxone is an opioid blocker that reverses the effect of an opioid related overdose. It is administered nasally and has proven to save lives. In an overdose situation, every second is priceless and Mapleton officers usually arrive at the scene of a medical call […]

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Mapleton Ready: Survival Psychology

Mapleton Ready: Survival Psychology

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready’s January preparedness seminar will be on Survival Psychology. The seminar will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2017, 7pm, at the LDS Mapleton Stake Center (970 N 400 E). Surival Psychology may well be the most important topic we’ve covered. We believe living ready is far and away more about what you know and share […]

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Mapleton Police: Information for a snowy morning

Mapleton Police: Information for a snowy morning

Editor’s note: The Mapleton Police Department has put out the following information in response to heavy snowfall last night. Here are a couple of things that we’d like to let residents know on this VERY snowy morning: 1- Our city plows are out and working to get the roads clear as soon as possible. 2- It is critical that drivers slow […]

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Mapleton Chorale concert is December 4

Mapleton Chorale concert is December 4

The Mapleton Chorale will hold its annual Christmas concert in Mapleton on Sunday, December 4th, 7:30 pm, at the Harvest Park Church.

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Maple Ridge Elementary student promotes kindness

Maple Ridge Elementary student promotes kindness

Emily, a fifth grader at Maple Ridge, was discouraged last week when she saw how upset and sometimes angry people were with one another after the election.  She decided she wanted to do something about this.  She decided to make some bracelets to represent kindness and friendship, and handed them out to other students and faculty around the school. Thanks […]

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Ty Detmer to speak in Mapleton on Thursday, Nov. 10

Ty Detmer to speak in Mapleton on Thursday, Nov. 10

Ty Detmer will give a presentation to local youth on Thursday, November 10, 7:30pm at the Mapleton City Building The Mapleton Youth City Council is sponsoring this event. Youth from Mapleton, Spanish Fork, and Springville are invited to attend.

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Springville Deseret Industries Grand Opening

Springville Deseret Industries Grand Opening

The crowds were large, the speeches were short, and spirits were high at the new Springville Deseret Industries Grand Opening on Thursday, September 27. Local dignitaries, representatives from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and members of the Springville-Mapleton communities gathered to celebrate the opening of this beautiful new facility. The line of people waiting to be the very first […]

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Mapleton Scarecrow Spectacular is Oct 15

Mapleton Scarecrow Spectacular is Oct 15

Mapleton will hold its first Scarecrow Spectacular on Saturday, October 15, from 3-5pm at the Mapleton City Park (corner of Maple and Main). This fun fall event will feature a scarecrow contest, food, and fun! Everyone is invited to create a one-of-a-kind scarecrow for this competition. Individuals, families, businesses, or organizations can participate for fun prizes. Decorating and set-up will take place […]

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Mapleton Police hold bike safety rodeo

Mapleton Police hold bike safety rodeo

[Courtesy photo via Facebook]. The Mapleton Police Department held a bike safety rodeo on August 10. Participants received instruction on biking safely, just in time for back to school. The rodeo featured a cone course, free helmets, and doughnuts. It ended with a ride down the new Mapleton Parkway Trail. See more information and photos of the event at the Mapleton […]

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Students honor Sam Tsugawa with tribute concert

Students honor Sam Tsugawa with tribute concert

Sam Tsugawa, Springville High School’s legendary orchestra teacher, has retired from Nebo School District after 27 years of teaching. But his students weren’t about to let him leave without saying goodbye. “I heard through the grapevine that someone might be planning to do a little something,” he said. “But I wasn’t expecting anything like this.” “This” was a full auditorium, gathered […]

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Moonlight Half Marathon is August 12, 2016

Moonlight Half Marathon is August 12, 2016

This year’s Moonlight Half Marathon will be held on Friday, August 12, 2016. This is a fun and unique event. As a fundraising race, all proceeds go towards construction of the Mapleton Parkway Trail. The goal isn’t to see who finishes with the fastest time – it’s to see who can cross the finish line closest to midnight. Participants can […]

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Mapleton Police to hold bike rodeo on Weds. Aug 10

Mapleton Police to hold bike rodeo on Weds. Aug 10

The Mapleton Police department will hold a bike rodeo on Wednesday, August 10. This fun event will start at the Hobble Creek Elementary parking lot at 7:00pm. The bike rodeo will feature instructions for bike safety; a bicycle registration booth; an obstacle course to ride; free helmets (first come, first served); and refreshments. Kids age 8 and over will be able […]

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Daughters of Utah Pioneers to host family night

Daughters of Utah Pioneers to host family night

The Springville/Mapleton Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum invites the community to a Family Night at the Museum, Monday, July 25th, 2016, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. The museum is located at 175 South Main in Springville. What if the DUP museum had magical powers like in the movie “Night at the Museum” and the pioneers in our museum came to life […]

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