Countdown to 2018!

Where are you going to be when the ball drops? Come celebrate the last hours of 2017 at Provo’s annual New Year’s Eve Celebration held at the Provo Recreation Center on Saturday, December 30 from 7:00 pm – Midnight. This year’s theme is NEW YORK COUNTDOWN! There will be hours of live entertainment, multiple interactive …  Read More

Never Forget

Sixteen years ago on the morning of 9/11, I boarded a flight leaving the East Coast headed for Salt Lake City. My flight was scheduled for a stop in Denver and unlike most of the other flights we were not rerouted but allowed to continue to Denver. We were not told anything about the tragedy …  Read More

Rooftop Concert Series: Joshua James, Brumby, and MMEND

Get ready to rock with Joshua James, Brumby, and MMEND on Friday, June 2nd! We’ll see you in front of the Nu Skin building at 100 W and Center Street in Provo. Joshua James is headlining our concert. We love having him on our Rooftop stage. He released a new album last month called “My Spirit …  Read More

Utah Pasifika Festival 

The Utah Pasifika Festival is all about bringing the Polynesian community and family together – to showcase our talents, our culture and our laughter. In an effort to reconnect the Pacific Island Community to their traditional values and share their cultural heritage with the people of Utah, the 7th annual Utah Pasifika Festival will be …  Read More

Bikes and Trikes Festival

Grab your family, friends, and neighbors and pedal on over to Memorial Park (800 E Center St) on Saturday, May 27th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. You’ll want to bring your bikes, trikes and training wheels for some fun cycling festivities your whole family will enjoy! Activities include: Provo Police registering bikes Kids bike …  Read More

Arbor Day Ceremonious Celebration

The Forestry Division of Provo Power is the recipient of the Tree City USA award for the 33rd consecutive year. They have accomplished this by demonstrating an aggressive management plan including an inventory of 12,000 street trees and 30,000 utility trees, scheduled maintenance and pruning, and a tree replacement program among many other aspects. In …  Read More

Escape Key

If you like solving puzzles and finding hidden clues then you are going to love Provo’s newest escape rooms! Recently I was able to visit The Escape Key, located right here in Provo on 443 N University Ave. They have two amazing themed rooms designed for small groups (4-8 people). Groups are given 60 minutes …  Read More

Women’s Day Invite to Mr James Green

Recently we’ve heard several sides weigh in on a debate that’s been brewing for years – What’s a day’s work worth? One of those voices shared his opinion in a letter to the editor which was printed in the Park City newspaper by a resident of Wasatch County, James Green. In the letter Mr. Green …  Read More

A Few of My Favorite Things

Whenever I visit an elementary school I’m always asked what my favorite thing is about being Mayor. That’s like asking me which is my favorite child or favorite Provo restaurant. I don’t know how to pick one favorite but clear up at the top of my favorite things is actually visiting elementary schools and meeting …  Read More

Snowageddon – January 2017 Update

As most of you, I’ve spent many of my free moments cleaning walks and chasing snow drifts around Provo. But, according to the National Weather Service, our fun is not over. The snowy pattern will continue over the area with another snowstorm on the way. This will impact Utah and southwest Wyoming tonight through Friday morning. …  Read More

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