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PROVO — Brian J. Evans is the new associate administrative vice president for finance at Brigham Young University.

Evans joins the BYU after nine years with the prominent accounting firm Arthur Anderson, where he most recently headed the firm's strategy, finance and economic consulting practice in northern California.

He has 19 years of professional experience as a consultant, accountant and auditor, mostly in the San Francisco area.

Evans received his undergraduate degree in accounting from BYU in 1980 and completed an MBA at Oregon State University a year later.

Cedar Hills

The new public-safety building will be open to the public and dedicated July 20.

The open house begins at 3 p.m., followed by the dedication ceremony at 7 p.m.

The building was finished earlier this year and houses a fire engine, brush truck and an ambulance.


The city is asking residents who irrigate to ration water because of near-drought conditions along the Wasatch front.

A mandatory rationing program will be enforced if conditions worsen. The city's stored water supply has already been used, a month earlier than usual.


Attention all muggles! You're invited to help celebrate the birthday of world-famous Harry Potter at 7 p.m., Monday, July 31, at Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 330 E. 1300 South.

For more information call 801-229-1611.


Tika Construction Co. has been chosen to remodel the former Payson post office into a new printing shop.

Shield Card America, which specializes in business cards and stationary for law enforcement around the nation, will occupy the remodeled building. Tika will add a second story to the structure as part of the remodeling and updating, said Ed Thibaudeau, Shield Card president.

Pleasant Grove

Cinema 6 in the Water Gardens project area in Pleasant Grove will add two more theaters this fall.

Tony Rudman, manager for the Water Gardens, recently told the planning commission the new theaters will feature stadium seating for 220 people each.

Rudman is asking for an adjustment in the city's code concerning parking-stall ratio to accommodate the additional customers. Once that is approved, construction will begin, he said.


The Utah Valley Quilt Guild Fair 2000 will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 19, at the Eldred Center, 270 W. 500 North. Admission is free.

The annual exhibit includes the quilt shows, free mini workshops, a merchants mall, a quilt auction at 12:30 p.m., Opportunity Quilt, bake sale, Quilter's Yardage Sale and lunch.

For more information call 801-373-8530.

Spanish Fork

Beef producers from Queensland, Australia, will speak at a seminar on July 25.

The group will share its practices and concepts of beef production and learn about the beef industry in Utah, said Craig Burrell, Utah State University agricultural-extension animal scientist.

The seminar begins at 7:30 p.m. at Spanish Fork High, 99 N. 300 West. The exchange trip is part of the Western Integrated Resource Education program. The beef producers will also visit Rush Valley, Sanpete County; Elberta in Utah County; Rich County, Idaho; and Wyoming and Montana during their two-week trip, Burrell said.