A Utah County woman was caught shoveling snow and cleaning restrooms in American Fork Canyon.
January 23, 2019 *** CAUGHT IN THE ACT! *** On January 17 a Deputy with the Utah County Sheriff's Office was patrolling American Fork Canyon. It had recently snowed, but it was pouring rain on this day, so there was very little traffic. He encountered a woman with her dog in one of more than a dozen picnic sites in the canyon. He spoke to this woman, who wants to only be known by Tanya, her first name. In view of the government shutdown, and out of a sense of civic pride, Tanya was in American Fork Canyon, with her dog, Jenna, shoveling snow, cleaning restrooms, and picking up trash. Tanya said, "I have been inspired by posts on social media encouraging us to do our part in taking care of our parks, so I headed up AF Canyon, a place I spend a lot of time enjoying. . . . think of the areas you often love to visit, then show your love by taking action in whatever way you can to keep those areas clean. . . . We are so blessed to live in an area that offers so many incredible places to explore and enjoy. Let's do our part and show our appreciation." Tanya said it was clear to her that other people had been doing the same thing she was doing. She thinks more people should do the same thing. How can YOU help?
For questions contact Sergeant Spencer Cannon, Public Information Officer, Utah County Sheriff's Office. (801)404-1912. Twitter: @SGTCannonPIO or @UCSO