Flooding prompts closure of Belle St, slows SR-73 traffic

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One Eagle Mountain road remains closed for repairs after the Oak Springs Channel spilled over Tuesday evening. Belle St, located off SR-73 in northwest Eagle Mountain, was closed on Tuesday so crews could work to contain floodwater that began spilling over onto the road. After water breached the banks of the Oak Springs Channel where… Read more »

UCSO recounts recovery mission following Pole Canyon avalanche

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One individual was killed after being buried by an avalanche near Cedar Fort on Monday. The Utah County Sheriff’s Office received a call just after 6 p.m. reporting that at least one individual had been trapped by an avalanche in Pole Canyon, northwest of Cedar Fort.  A 38-year-old man, later identified as Brett Howard Warner,… Read more »

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 »

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 »

New Year, new tips for exercising outdoors in the winter

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Most runners want to know when it is too cold to run outside. There are no clear-cut rules under which all experts agree. It is ultimately the runner’s personal tolerance and comfort level. Runners with conditions such as asthma, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Raynaud’s syndrome and low body fat may be particularly sensitive to running in… Read more »

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 »

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 »