EM City reassures public, makes water changes following resident outcry

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The test results have come back within state guidelines. On Feb. 27, Eagle Mountain City switched the City’s water source from Well #1 to Well #5, causing some residents to notice a difference in the scent and flavor profiles of their tap water. Eagle Mountain City utilizes several wells throughout the year as maintenance and… Read more »

John Hancock Charter School looks to fill need in Eagle Mountain

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Founded in Pleasant Grove more than 20 years ago, John Hancock Charter School says it prides itself on the ability to provide students with a unique educational experience. The charter school’s second campus is slated to open in Eagle Mountain in August, located at 2890 N Scarlet Road, according to Principal Julie Adamic. Adamic, who… Read more »

Ladder sign improvements “labor of love” for Chamber of Commerce

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While traveling Eagle Mountain, residents may notice ladder signs advertising local businesses. These signs provide the local economy with accessible advertising in key locations to bring awareness and potentially boost revenue generation. For several years, about 20 signs were operated within Eagle Mountain city limits, according to Melissa Clark, president of the Eagle Mountain Chamber… Read more »

Further analysis prompts passage of EM Transportation Master Plan

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Eagle Mountain City has formally adopted a new Transportation Master Plan. In September, City staff presented the Transportation Master Plan to the Eagle Mountain City Council for discussion and approval. At both the September, and a subsequent October City Council meetings, the Council tabled the proposed Plan until further research could be conducted to study… Read more »

UCSO offers R.A.D. self-defense courses to Eagle Mountain residents

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The Utah County Sheriff’s Office Eagle Mountain division will be offering several RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) classes to residents free of charge in 2023.  RAD is a self-defense and empowerment program for women and children that teaches risk awareness, reduction and self-defense techniques, according to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office.   According to the Utah County… Read more »

Lower Hidden Valley development comes back for further consideration

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The Lower Hidden Valley development is coming back to the Eagle Mountain City Council for further consideration. Several residents have expressed concerns around the development’s adherence to the City’s Mule Deer Migration Corridor in addition to concerns about the preservation of local mountain biking trails. Steve Mumford, Community Development director for Eagle Mountain City, sees… Read more »

Monday vehicle crash prompts traffic safety reminders

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Around 1:45 p.m. on Monday, two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision on SR-73, closing the road between Eagle Mountain Blvd and Airport Rd. for more than one hour. The accident occurred when one driver, headed westbound on SR-73, allegedly attempted to pass a dump truck in a no-passing zone and collided with an… Read more »

UDOT constructing traffic signal at maligned SR-73 intersection

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An intersection that Eagle Mountain residents have requested for traffic signal improvements is now seeing changes. The Utah Department of Transportation recently began work to install traffic lights on SR-73 at Mustang Way. Eagle Mountain City Engineer Chris Trusty says this project has been in the works since April of 2022. “They did a traffic… Read more »