David’s Very Candid Notes on the June 29 Mayoral Debate

This is not an attempt to give a complete play-by-play report of everything each candidate said, though I will summarize the responses to a degree. It’s one guy’s notes and opinions, and you are duly warned: I’m not pulling punches here. Well, not very many. You may not like what … Read More …

American Fork – Primary – City Council Candidates Audio

Here’s the audio I recorded from the city council candidates’ portion of Saturday’s meet-the-candidates event at the American Fork Hospital. But first, some disclaimers and housekeeping. The audio isn’t professional. You get what you get from my little Sony voice recorder. I used Audacity for dynamic range compression, noise suppression, … Read More …

American Fork – Primary – Mayoral Candidates Audio

Here’s the audio I recorded from the mayoral candidates’ portion of Saturday’s meet-the-candidates event at the American Fork Hospital. Purists might not call it a debate, I suppose, but it’s as close as we tend to get in our politics. Here are a few disclaimers and some housekeeping. The audio … Read More …

Meet the Candidates for Mayor and City Council

Tomorrow — Saturday, July 29 — is an event you may not want to miss: a rare opportunity to meet the candidates for American Fork mayor and city council before the August primary election reduces the field. (The photo is from a similar event in 2015.) Who, Where, When As … Read More …

City Council Candidates Q&A – Part 2

City council candidates Kyle Barratt, Staci Carroll, Barbara Christiansen, and Jeffrey Shorter will be on the November general election ballot in American Fork. Each voter may choose two, and the two who receive the most votes will win the available seats. Here candidates answer questions about taxes, water rates, impact … Read More …

City Council Candidates Q&A – Part 1

City council candidates Kyle Barratt, Staci Carroll, Barbara Christiansen, and Jeffrey Shorter will be on the November general election ballot in American Fork. Each voter may choose two, and the two who receive the most votes will win the available seats. Here candidates answer questions about their education, experience, objectives, … Read More …

Mayoral Candidates Q&A – Part 2

Mayoral candidates Brad Frost and Carlton Bowen are on the November general election ballot in American Fork. Here they answer questions about taxes, fees, water rates, and roads. (Previously, they answered questions about experience and qualifications, goals, and why they’re running.) Note: This page will be updated as further responses are received. … Read More …

Mayoral Candidates Q&A – Part 1

Mayoral candidates Brad Frost and Carlton Bowen are on the November general election ballot in American Fork. Here they answer questions about their education, experience, objectives, and motives for running.  Note: This page will be updated as further responses are received. The questions in the post were sent to all three … Read More …

Meet the Candidates in American Fork

I’m hearing that we have two public opportunities to meet the candidates for American Fork Mayor and City Council before the August 15 primary. I’ll have more information soon, perhaps, but for now . . . July 29 Debate A debate is scheduled for Saturday, July 29, at the American … Read More …