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Mayor Challenges Fee Increases

West Jordan City Manager Mark Palesh recommends an increase in resident utility fees to cover the cost of the rising operating expenses and a new public works building but has yet to win over the mayor who won’t support an increase while the fund balances total approximately $33 million as of June 30, 2015.

City Police Receive ‘Overwhelming Support’ Amid Controversies

During the July 14 city council meeting, West Jordan Police Chief Doug Diamond expressed his thanks to the city and community for their support during a “dark time” for law enforcement. – West Jordan City

City to Close Pedestrian Access

West Jordan City will be blocking the pedestrian crossing that connects 3530 West to 7800 South after residents in the surrounding area requested the change.

Western Stampede Rodeo was a Rip Roarin’ Bustin’ Up Good Time

The Western Stampede Rodeo in West Jordan had its inaugural event in 1954. It has been going strong as this city’s tradition over the Fourth of July ever since. This year’s event was no exception.

You Know You Grew Up in West Jordan When…

As the population in West Jordan has passed 108,000, there are many residents who have lived here most of their lives.

West Jordan Mascot and Foundation Bring Smiles

“Hundreds of smiles, lifted-spirits, and filled hearts attend each hug offered by this group. Kids of all ages and sizes adore these precious moments with their favorite team mascot, but it’s the hearts of those inside the masks that are often touched the most.”

Plant Convention Focuses on Water-Wise Gardening

Recently, plant lovers joined in the convention culture with their second annual Plant Con at the Conservation Garden Park in West Jordan.

Penny Ann’s Café in Taylorsville

Any visitor stepping into Penny Ann’s Café for the first time will know immediately that it is the right place to come for a cozy, comfortable breakfast, just like mom cooks, and that’s just the way the owners like it.

Nine-year-old Opens Business

When 9-year-old Nathan Glad told his mother, Rachel Glad, he was planning to move out at 12 and open a hot dog stand, she posted about it on facebook, not knowing that community members and the Mascot Miracles Foundation would pull together to help his business come to life.

Church of Scientology

Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard was never afraid to ask the “unanswerable” questions that Man has asked a great many times about himself.




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