Students donate items for National Day of Service

Students spent National Day of Service on Saturday collecting food and hygiene items to donate to Provo’s local food and care center.Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, this day of remembrance is federally recognized as a National Day of Service. Giving back to the local community honors the fallen victims and heroes of 9/11.

American flags flying across Provo in honor of 9/11

This weekend, banners of red, white and blue will be flying high all across Provo to commemorate the 20th year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Brazil comes to Utah County

Viva Brazil Cultural Center is holding the 17th annual Utah Brazilian Festival this Saturday.The festival will be from 1-7 p.m. at the University Place mall in Orem. It will kick off with a big samba parade followed by many activities. The festival will include traditional Brazilian food, live music and dancing. 

RaYnbow Collective hosts first BYU Back-to-School Pride Night

Students, staff and the Provo community were all welcome to enjoy a day full of LGBTQ friendly activities at the RaYnbow Collective's first BYU Back-to-School Pride Night. The event started with a pride march where participants let their colors fly. The night also had booths, food trucks and live performances sponsored by local businesses. Attendees browsed merchandise and connected with organizations that provide resources such as therapy, clubs and scholarships.

Provo police: Officers fatally shoot man who fired at them

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Officers fatally shot a 48-year-old man who fired a gun at them Tuesday night as they tried to contact him in his parked car, police said.

Utah County Commission’s no-mask decision for schools sparks public debate

More than 80 residents spent nearly two hours voicing support or opposition to K-12 school mask mandates during a Utah County Commission meeting Wednesday afternoon.
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