Utah County construction update Jan. 27-Feb. 2

January 27, 2012

Reading Time: < 1 minute With icy winds bearing down, UDOT employees continue to labor throughout the county. Areas of specific concern for drivers are as follows:   University Parkway Orem 1600 N Orem 800 N Orem 400 N U.S. 6 Spanish Fork   The southbound on-ramp to I-15 from University Parkway will be closed for two nights so that […]

Golfweek features Utah Valley’s Casper Mason

January 16, 2012

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Asher Wildman – Golfweek   In the past few years, some college golfers have been watched more closely than others. Sam Saunders, Arnold Palmer’s grandson, was one that always turned heads while at Clemson. Recent Oklahoma State graduate Kevin Tway was a star in Stillwater, Okla., because he followed his father Bob’s footsteps (who […]

Treasures Antiques Mall unites old and new

November 7, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sifting through bookshelves of richly colored bound books, armoires made with hand-stitched clothing and tables of tea cups and candleholders, one becomes full of wonder and intrigue at the stories and history these pieces hold.   Treasures Antique Mall in Springville opened 13 years ago and has been buying and selling timeless pieces since. The […]

Springville: what to see in The Art City

October 3, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes Springville is different.   When you drive South and cross into the township, it only takes a few minutes to realize that Springville is set apart, both geographically and socially, from the rest of the valley.   The town has flourished into a thriving community since 1850, when eight pioneer families settled it—but the town […]

Springville Art Museum touching lives

August 29, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes “Wandering through the Springville Museum of Art is a magical experience, a spiritual experience,” said Dr. Vern G. Swanson, director and curator of the museum since 1980. “The museum immediately attracted me because the work it holds is life-affirming and nourishing.” In the summer of 1964, Swanson was a young, bewildered BYU student from Medford, […]