Category: Community

Mapleton 2016 Pioneer Day Celebration

Mapleton 2016 Pioneer Day Celebration

Mapleton Pioneer Day is one of our most-loved community traditions. It starts with the wake-up call and memorial service in the early morning. It continues with the parade and activities in the park. And it ends with entertainment and fireworks at night. No wonder many people with Mapleton ties come back every year to enjoy this hometown celebration. The theme […]

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Mapleton Pioneer Day 2016 Memorial Service, Fun Run, and 5K

Mapleton Pioneer Day 2016 Memorial Service, Fun Run, and 5K

Mapleton began its 2016 Pioneer Day festivities with the traditional Memorial Service, Fun Run, and 5K. In the cool early morning, a group gathered at the Mapleton City Park to remember pioneer ancestors and the sacrifices they made to establish Mapleton. Enthusiastic kids ran in the Fun Run, many with parents and other adults. And a large crowd gathered to […]

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Richard and Loretta Nixon, Mapleton’s 2016 Grand Marshalls

Richard and Loretta Nixon, Mapleton’s 2016 Grand Marshalls

Richard Smoot and Loretta Dalbey Nixon are long-time residents of our delightful town of Mapleton. They moved here in 1980 when there were only about 2,700 people living here. Both Richard and Loretta were born in Provo. Richard is the son of St. Clair and Lyle Glazier Nixon and was raised in Los Angeles from the time he was four years old […]

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Tours of Mapleton’s Pioneer Museum to be offered on Pioneer Day 2016

Tours of Mapleton’s Pioneer Museum to be offered on Pioneer Day 2016

Free tours of the Mapleton Pioneer Museum and log cabin will be given during Mapleton’s Pioneer Day Celebration on Saturday, July 24, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Tours will be given by the Mapleton chapter of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers and Sons of the Utah Pioneers, as well as the Mapleton Youth City Council. There will also be children’s pioneer […]

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Mapleton’s Pioneer Day 2016 schedule of events

Mapleton’s Pioneer Day 2016 schedule of events

It’s only ONE WEEK away! Mapleton’s 2016 Pioneer Day celebration will be held on Saturday, July 23. This year’s theme is “Rooted in the Past, Growing to the Future.” A full schedule of activities is slated. Morning activities: 6:00am to 7:00am – Wake Up Call 6:30am to 7:00am – Flag Ceremony at Mapleton City Park 7:00am to 8:30am – 5K […]

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Pioneer Day 5K / fun run registration

Pioneer Day 5K / fun run registration

It’s time to register for Mapleton’s Pioneer Day 5K and fun run! 5K registration is $15; fun run registration is $10. This year’s  festivities will be held on Saturday, July 23. Click this link to register online.

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Mapleton celebrates opening of Mapleton Parkway Trail

Mapleton celebrates opening of Mapleton Parkway Trail

Mapleton celebrated the opening of the Mapleton Parkway Trail (Phase I) on Monday, July 11, 2016. The celebration included a ribbon-cutting ceremony, prize drawing, and inaugural trail ride/walk by citizens young and old. “Some of you have already been on the trail,” said Mayor Brian Wall. “And some of you have been asked to get off the trail. But after today, […]

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Minor injuries and damage sustained in Mapleton car crash

Minor injuries and damage sustained in Mapleton car crash

A two-car crash occurred at the corner of Main and 1600 North shortly after 7pm on on Monday, July 11. The accident occurred when an eastbound vehicle attempting to  cross Main Street failed to yield to a vehicle traveling north on Main Street.  A passenger in the northbound vehicle sustained non-life threatening injuries. The patient was attended to by Mapleton EMS […]

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Mapleton Concerts in the Park opens 2016 season

Mapleton Concerts in the Park opens 2016 season

Mapleton opened its 2016 Concerts in the Park season with a concert by Malibu Revue. The concert was well-attended. Citizens of all ages gathered to enjoy listening to 50s and 60s tunes. Concerts in the park continue through July and August. Concerts are held on Monday nights at 7:00pm at the Mapleton City Park (corner of Maple and Main). The […]

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Maintaining Mapleton’s roads

Maintaining Mapleton’s roads

by Mayor Brian Wall. One of Mapleton’s most valuable infrastructure assets is the 57.2 ± miles of local streets within its network. Maintaining the street network at a high level of service promotes the prosperity of Mapleton’s entire community. Many state and local transportation agencies currently use a pavement management system and/or a maintenance management system to cost effectively preserve […]

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Mapleton Youth City Council Kids Camp is June 20-24

Mapleton Youth City Council Kids Camp is June 20-24

The Mapleton Youth City Council will be hosting a Summer Kids Camp for children who are 6-12 years of age. The camp will be held June 20th-24th from 10am-12pm at the Mapleton City Park (at the corner of Maple and Main Street). Each day will have its own theme, including Mad Scientist, Wild Water World, Pirates Treasure Island, Space Odyssey, […]

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Mapleton Police Department auction and sale

Mapleton Police Department auction and sale

The Mapleton Police Department will be selling and auctioning items in the West parking lot of the Public Safety Building (305 N Main) on Saturday May 21st, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Some items will be sold on a first-come first-serve basis. Others will be sold to the highest bidder. Items include bicycles, tools, sports equipment, toys and other […]

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Mapleton Police Department warns of aggressive solicitors

Mapleton Police Department warns of aggressive solicitors

The Mapleton Police Department wishes to make residents aware of reports concerning aggressive door-to-door salesmen. We are concerned about this type of activity and want to take every measure to keep our residents safe. Today, Friday April 29th, our department received five calls from residents regarding solicitors in the south part of town. Our officers responded and were able to […]

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Alexa Knudson crowned Miss Springville-Mapleton 2016

Alexa Knudson crowned Miss Springville-Mapleton 2016

by Sara Harward. At the conclusion of the annual Miss Springville/Mapleton pageant on April 2, 2016, Alexa Knudson was crowned Miss Springville/Mapleton 2016. Caroline Hickey was named first attendant, and Ciara Snapp was named second attendant. This year also marked the first annual Miss Hobble Creek pageant, and KTE Keetch was crowned Miss Hobble Creek 2016. [Miss Springville-Mapleton, Alexa Knudson; Miss […]

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Mapleton Ready seminar: Communication

Mapleton Ready seminar: Communication

Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly seminar on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the LDS stake center found at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be communications. Our ability to communicate is critical to our sense of well being, whether it’s a friendly hello or a desperate cry for help. However, recent disasters have shown us, once again,  it can take days, weeks […]

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Mapleton welcomes new ambulance

Mapleton welcomes new ambulance

Mapleton has a brand spankin’ new ambulance vehicle. To celebrate, the Mapleton ambulance crew, city officials, and community members officially welcomed it to its new home on March 16, 2016. “In the old days, when they got a new apparatus, they’d clean it up, unhook it from the horse, and push it into its new home,” said Josh Diamond, Mapleton’s […]

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Neighbor children to hold fundraiser for Suyak family

Neighbor children to hold fundraiser for Suyak family

Many Mapleton citizens have asked how they might help the Suyak family, who recently lost their home to a house fire. Various efforts are underway. Here is one: Today starting at 3:30, the children who live in the Suyak’s neighborhood are doing a lemonade stand. All proceeds and donations will go directly to the Suyak family. Stop by 1486 North […]

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Mapleton house fire update

Mapleton house fire update

by John Jackson, Mapleton City Police Chief. [photo courtesy Mapleton Police Department]. At approximately 10:30 AM on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016, a citizen called 911 to report that there was smoke coming from a home in the area of 1300 N 200 W in Mapleton. The Mapleton Public Safety Departments were dispatched and arrived within minutes. Mapleton Police Officers that […]

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Fire engulfs home in northwest Mapleton

Fire engulfs home in northwest Mapleton

[photo: Kjirstin Youngberg]. A two-alarm fire engulfed a home in northwest Mapleton mid-morning on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. The home, located at 1361 N. 200 West, is believed to be a total loss. However, no injuries were reported. Firefighters from Mapleton, Springville, Spanish Fork, Salem, and Provo responded to the blaze. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. […]

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Conserving water

Conserving water

It’s hard to believe, but spring is just around the corner! It is time to start planning for the outdoor watering season and thinking about what you need to do to maintain or upgrade your sprinkling system. If sprinklers are not maintained and kept in good working condition they can waste water, as well as have detrimental effects on your […]

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