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Jaguar Volleyball Players Value Teamwork

Heavy Rains Bring Flooding Nightmares

Two feet. That's about how much water the Thomas family had in their basement and garage after heavy rains drenched West Jordan in August. It was their fourth flood in five years. "In 2011, we...

City Becoming a Leader in Domestic Violence Prosecution

Successful prosecution of domestic violence and child abuse cases is a top priority in West Jordan. The city council’s recent approval of creating a domestic violence unit within the city attorney’s office will allow for a more specialized...

West Jordan Barber Retires After 50 years

When Lee Huntsman decided to move his barber shop from Salt Lake City to West Jordan, a lot of his Salt Lake clients started to show up at his door. From the looks of it, they would have followed...

City Remains Focused Following Management Changes

It's business as usual for the City of West Jordan. That's the message Mayor Kim Rolfe and Interim City Manager Bryce Haderlie want to share with residents following the sudden departure of City...

Grand Master

A West Jordan 16-year-old, Kayden Troff, was recently given the World Chess Federation's highest title of Grand Master. Apart from world champion, grand master is the highest title a chess player can ...

Smarter Lunchrooms Encourage Healthy Food Choices

Teaching children healthy eating habits should begin early. Sharon Barlow, lunchroom manager at Hayden Peak Elementary, believes this and has implemented many strategies to turn healthy choices into...

West Jordan Student Explores Costa Rica

For most students, summer is a time to relax and recharge for the upcoming school year. For West Jordan student Jadin Hall, his summer was full of adventure and culture. This year, 14 year-old Jadin...

Jaguar Volleyball Players Value Teamwork

The West Jordan High School volleyball team gained experience last season. The five returning seniors will provide the leadership and teamwork that first-year head coach Jannette Larson knows they...

Grizzlies Play For Critically Ill Teammate

The Copper Hills girls soccer team started its 2014 season with five wins. That might be because head coach Ryan Rumfallo has taught his team to believe they are a success before they even step on...

West Ridge Academy Baseball Team Builds Strong Youth

The West Ridge Academy baseball program is more to its players than championships. The Eagles and head coach Jamie Keefer offer experiences that promote a change to its players' lifestyles. "It is...

Chamber Corner: September/October Networking Events

September 25th (Thursday) from 11:30-1:00pm Round Table Discussion Community Involvement for Your Business Benefit In the West Jordan City Hall Community Room 8000 S Redwood Road, West Jordan UT, 84088 Cost is What You Order Please RSVP by...

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 noon for a suggested...

Family Fun Planned For The Senior Expo

Everyone has a grandparent or senior that they support in their lives. That's why for the first time, this year the Utah Senior Expo will have a whole family focus. Taking place on Thursday, Oct. 2...

Rummaging Around

Every few years I get the silly idea to hold a family yard sale. The plan is to raise enough money to pay off the mortgage, start a retirement fund and buy tickets to Hawaii. But by the end of the...

Desert Star's Newest Comedy

Desert Star Playhouse in Murray will get into the Halloween spirit a bit early with the opening of “Dracula: He Loved In Vein.” The play opens Aug. 28 and runs through Nov. 8 at the theatre, located at 4861 South State Street in Murray. When...

 
 
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