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Changing The Face Of Downtown West Jordan

Changing The Face Of Downtown West Jordan

A sense of identity; that's what officials say the redevelopment of roughly 17 acres of property east of the City Hall municipal campus will bring to West Jordan. By 2017, possibly sooner, city...

Plane Crash Rescuers Honored For Acts of Bravery

They say heroes aren't born, they're made. In the moments of split decision, when a family's only hope for survival depends upon the quick-thinking and selfless actions of complete strangers, that's...

West Jordan Youth Foundation Promotes Education and Service

Seven miles, four times a day, is a long way to walk to go to school. But, in the village of Ferekoroba, Mali in West Africa, more than 60 students were doing just that – until recently. Now,...

Fairchild Semiconductor Closing West Jordan Facility

By this time next year, Fairchild Semiconductor, one of the city’s largest employers, will shut the doors on its manufacturing and assembly facility after 38 years in West Jordan. In a written statement to the media, the electronic component...

Pumpkinpalooza At Viridian Event Center

It's time for the second annual PumpkinPalooza at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan, 8030 South 1825 West. On Saturday, Oct. 25, the library will focus on all things pumpkin as it invites...

Police Department Welcomes Bronco To Its K9 Unit

The West Jordan Police Department welcomes Bronco (center), a Belgian Malinois, to its K9 unit. The department recently acquired the new K9 using a $10,000 donation from resident Alexandra Eframo...

Jacob Santos: Oct. 18, 1998 – Aug. 23, 2014

Students at West Hills Middle School and Copper Hills High School are mourning the loss of their friend and classmate. Jacob Santos, who would have been an incoming Copper Hills sophomore and former ...

Copper Hills Welcomes National Tour

What do you want to be when you grow up? This age-old question becomes much more pressing when students enter high school. Copper Hills High's administration wants to ensure that students know all...

Majestic Students Eat Fresh

Potato chips or peaches? When faced with the choice, many elementary school students will often choose the former over the latter. The Salt Lake County Farm to School program is working to change...

Oquirrh Elementary Students Walk Tall

"Don't be a bully: walk tall, respect for all!" shouted students at Oquirrh Elementary as they welcomed local and regional Shoe Carnival management to a schoolwide assembly in September. The company...

Quarterback Finding Success At Dakota State University

Dakota State University quarterback and West Jordan resident Justin Summers (#4) has led the Trojans to a 3-2 start to the 2014 season. Summers was named North Star Athletic Association Player of the ...

Grizzly Teams Support Their Comrade

Copper Hills students, faculty and sports teams have banded together to support senior soccer player Mia Poulson who was hospitalized in critical condition after a serious car accident Sept. 10....

Jaguar Soccer Doesn't Give Up Despite Difficult Season

The girls soccer team at West Jordan High School has endured a trying season. A key player injury and scores that do not reflect the team's efforts have overshadowed its success. "We have not had the ...

How To Find Black Friday Deals Before Black Friday

I know, you don't want to hear it but, it's time to say it: Christmas Shopping. How many years has Christmas come and gone and you've said to yourself "next year I'm going to get done early"? How...

Chamber Corner: October/November Networking Events

October 30th (Thursday) from 11:30-1:00pm Networking Luncheon Round Table Discussion Meet with Business Owners/Managers to discuss current business issues and get answers and feedback Chili’s in Jordan Landing 3629 West Center Park Dr. Cost is...

Crossroads Fitness

What have been your reasons for wanting to get back into shape!? So you could be with your grandkids when they got older? Or maybe because you want to have lived a full life with no limits due to...

West Jordan Senior Center: Events Schedule

The West Jordan Senior Center is located at 8025 South 2200 West. Phone 801-561-7320 or visit www.westjordanseniorcenter.com for more information. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with lunch served at 11:45 a.m. for a...

Be Very Afraid

It was a cold, dark night in October. I huddled with my friends from Riverview Junior High, shivering to stay warm because seventh graders don't wear coats. I was dressed in my Levi's 501 button-fly...

 
 
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