Power outage preparedness

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Power outages can happen unexpectedly and may impact not only the community, but the economy as well. Loss of power may disrupt communications, water supplies and transportation. Modern-day retail businesses rely on power to conduct business. If a gas station is affected by the outage, gas pumps will not operate, ATM’s will not work for… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office explains speeding enforcement in EM

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The Utah County Sheriff’s Office Eagle Mountain division wants residents to have the information necessary to understand traffic and speeding enforcement. Eagle Mountain City perennially contracts its law enforcement services through the Sheriff’s Office. This is done to improve efficiency and for a cost savings to Eagle Mountain residents. Sgt. Spencer Cannon, public information officer… Read more »

Early winter weather prompts snow removal reminders

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With winter having arrived somewhat early, it’s a good time to remind residents that vehicles must be moved off the road so the snowplows can clear the roads quickly and efficiently for safe travel. “As our winter storms arrive, please be mindful of the weather outlook and allow extra time for travel,” says Zac Hilton,… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office in EM provides Halloween safety tips

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Decorative pumpkin jar full of halloween candy

Halloween is right around the corner, which means soon the streets of Eagle Mountain will be filled with superheroes, princesses and spooky monsters. Trick-or-treating is an exciting time for everyone on Halloween, but it’s important to remember certain tips to make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable time. Chief Deputy Eric McDowell with the… Read more »

Water main break a product of soil quality

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It’s Thursday morning in Eagle Mountain’s City Center. Back-up beepers from construction equipment can be heard for several blocks. On this first day of September with temperatures in the low 70s, four Eagle Mountain City Water Department employees find themselves loosely gathered around some dug out dirt on West Pinion Circle in The Landing subdivision…. Read more »

OHV season prompts safety reminders

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Many public areas around Eagle Mountain are a great place to ride Off-Highway Vehicles (OHVs). These areas are part of what make Eagle Mountain a fun and unique place to live. Staying safe with your OHV is not only important for keeping the community attractive, but it’s also important for the safety of the individuals… Read more »

Slow down for school crossing zones

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Plan your commute accordingly. Speeding is not allowed in a school crossing zone. Follow all speed limit signs and flashing crosswalk signs when approaching a school zone. Wait for all pedestrians to be out of the crosswalk before proceeding through the crosswalk Be patient with, and kind to, crossing guards. They are there for the… Read more »