Take a tour of Downtown Provo Developments!

If you’ve been downtown lately, you’ve seen a lot of changes. Over the past seven years, Downtown Provo has experienced a half billion dollars in investments and improvements. Some of these projects include the Nu Skin Innovation Center, Provo City Center Temple, Fourth District Court, Utah County Convention Center, Liberty Center Apartments, City View Apartments, …  Read More

Follow up: An Open Letter to Provo

  A couple days ago, during one of our AMA (Ask Me Anything) a tweeter named @Trev4 asked me this question, “@Curtisut was your open letter about a civil discourse received how you thought it would be? Would you publish it again?” The answer to the first question is no. The response I received from …  Read More

Aerial Tours of Provo

Thanks to Channel 17 and Provo’s Creative Team, we now have a series of high-definition aerial tours of our beautiful city. Have you ever wondered what South Fork Park looks like from birds eye view or witnessed the magnificent scenery from Rock Canyon? Well now you can by visiting Provo City’s Youtube Channel and pressing play on …  Read More

Happy Pioneer Day!

Happy Pioneer Day Provo! In honor of our State’s holiday, I thought it would be fun to share a series of historical photos with you. Check out the images below and take a look back at the growth of Pioneer Day in Provo.

Provo PD

I believe there’s still a place (actually many places) in our Country where the police are respected and work hard to earn the public’s trust. One of those places is right here in Provo. I heard this story several weeks ago and now seems like a good time to share it. My 24 year old son, …  Read More

Happy Independence Day!

I’m pleased to have this opportunity to express my appreciation to this great country that we live in. I feel blessed to have the chance to be the Mayor of the best city in the best county in the best state in the best country in the whole entire world. Thank you America and Happy Independence …  Read More

Restore Provo’s Easter Cross

Provo resident, Niki Thornock is hoping Provo’s Easter cross — which served as symbol that brought different sects of Christianity together in the 1940s and was torn down and left in shambles during the 1970s — will be repaired and given a new location for people now to witness a portion of the town’s history. In …  Read More

City of Starts: Kalani Sitake

Former BYU fullback, Kalani Sitake, started his football career and his family here in Provo. Now he’s back as the head coach for the BYU Cougars! Check out the video above to learn more about Kalani’s story. This video is part of a new series of TV commercials now airing on BYUtv. Go to for more stories …  Read More

Thanks for making Provo better!

Another great story for the Mayor’s Brag Book: I called the 311 line today and worked with Analee. I just want to send an email about how awesome she was to work with. She solved all my problems and went the extra mile to help me with my questions. I don’t think I have ever had someone …  Read More

Provo Facebook Groups & Pages

There’s a wide variety of community groups and pages on Facebook dealing with Provo issues, news, and events. These pages are a great way to connect with your neighbors, stay up to date on the latest announcements, voice your opinion on a city issue, find out about an upcoming event, and share fun things about Provo. I …  Read More

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