It wasn’t until after taking career tests that Kenzie Prows, 17, decided she might want to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a dental assistant.
The West Jordan City Council took the first steps toward developing a new aquatic and recreation center at Ron Wood Park on 5900 West New Bingham Highway with a 5-2 vote on Feb. 24.
When Lyman and Harriet Wight’s baby son died in the early 1850s, they chose to bury him next to a grave of an Indian infant, just south of the fort where they lived in the West Jordan area.
On March 4, children gathered in the auditorium at the Viridian Library. They thought they were simply having fun with their parents, but this family-style concert was actually a valuable learning experience in disguise.
When Joye Rolfe heard that many mothers head home from the hospital without blankets, clothes, diapers and other necessities for their newborns, she knew she could do something to help.
Kara Ripplinger was walking home from the University of Utah campus to study for a test when she was unexpectedly “kidnapped” and whisked away to eat tacos in celebration of Taco Tuesday.
The state high school wrestling season is over and Copper Hills and West Jordan had several wrestlers qualify and have an influence at the state tournament.
Graduation rates at Copper Hills High School had the highest increase within the Jordan School District in the 2014-15 academic school year, and school officials are saying it is largely because of an educational support program headed up by one teacher.
The “B” cast of the South Valley Youth Theater performed “Seussical the Musical” in the auditorium at the Viridian West Jordan Library on Feb. 8.
West Jordan City is working toward a 239-acre development project on the west side of the city that will generate economic activity, create jobs and may contain an auto mall, according to city documents.