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2011-03-28 04:30:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richter7, a Salt Lake City-based advertising and public relations agency, has been hired to promote the Utah Valley Marathon to national outlets through public relations. "We are excited to be working toward generating national attention for Utah Valley Marathon," said Tim Brown, Richter7 partner. "Since its inception in 2008, event participation has exploded, and we want runners from around the country to know about and experience the Utah...

2008-09-09 15:00:24

Open Air Cinema, the largest provider of outdoor cinema events, today announced it is hosting the first annual Bridal Veil Film Festival. The festival is a celebration of international cinema, taking place over three weeks from September 12-28 near the base of the picturesque Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon, Utah. All proceeds will benefit the Rwanda Cinema Center. "Americans have two great passions, the outdoors and movies," said Stuart Farmer, CEO of Open Air Cinema. "We are bringing...

2008-08-25 09:00:58

As a Provo native, I am alarmed at Brady Harper and Robin Roller's business plan to commercialize the Bridal Veil Falls area in Provo Canyon. The two claim that their goal is to "restore" the falls area in a "very green, environmentally sensitive way" -- which apparently means building a restaurant, amphitheater and a tram line. I fail to see how erecting large business buildings in a beautiful nature area is equated with "environmentally sensitive." In the past there was a gift shop and...

2008-08-01 09:00:35

By James Davis Deseret News OREM -- The Bridal Veil Falls fire was completely contained Wednesday, U.S. Forest Service officials said. However, U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Kim Osborn said crews will continue to work on the blaze until at least Sunday. "One hundred percent containment means that the fire is not going to spread and it's contained in that one area," she said. "But it doesn't mean that there's not still stuff up there burning in that containment area. So we're still...

2008-07-30 21:00:25

By Ana Breton, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 30--The fire that has scorched 246 acres in Bridal Veil Falls area is expected to be contained by 6 p.m. Wednesday. However, the blaze at the south end of Provo Canyon, may not be fully extinguished until the weekend, said National Parks spokesperson Loyal Clark. The fire was 80 percent contained as of Wednesday morning, with two crews camped out at the mountaintop and three helicopters working overhead to douse hot spots, said Kim Osborn of...

2008-07-30 15:00:40

Firefighters in Utah struggled Wednesday to contain a wildfire near Salt Lake City. The City Creek Canyon Fire, which began Tuesday, had burned about 130 acres of brush, KSL-TV reported. We feel like there's a low chance of it threatening structures at this time. We're certainly going to monitor and certainly ramp up resources if that changes, Jason Curry of the state Division of Forestry told KSL. We'll order more resources in terms of aircraft, hand crews, everything that can be ordered...

2008-07-29 12:00:49

By Steve Gehrke and Jason Bergreen, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 29--Firefighters on Monday continued to battle a wildfire in the Bridal Veil Falls area at the south end of Provo Canyon. The cause of the fire has not been determined, but officials were talking to at least two people in connection with the blaze, said Utah County Fire Marshal Dennis Barker. Arson has not been ruled out. Flames have scorched about 246 acres since the fire began Thursday, said U.S. Forest Service...

2008-07-28 09:00:55

By Deseret News and Associated Press The U.S. Forest Service added ground crews Sunday to battle a fire near Bridal Veil Falls that has already destroyed a deserted restaurant and charred about 40 acres. The fire began late Thursday night. Forest Service spokesman Larry Lucas said Sunday that a 20- person ground crew was deployed, and an additional Bureau of Land Management "hotshot" crew from Bonneville would be added Sunday afternoon to battle the blaze. Lucas said a brief rainstorm...

2008-07-26 12:00:35

By James Davis Deseret News PROVO -- Firefighters planned to mop up a fire on "Y" Mountain today and continue to fight a blaze near Bridal Veil Falls. An Orem man and woman started the "Y" Mountain fire early Friday when they were setting off fireworks, fire officials said. It was the second fire of the night in the area, as firefighters were called to a blaze at Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon around 11:30 p.m. Thursday. The "Y" Mountain fire was fully contained late Friday night,...


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