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Industrialism Drives Utah Women to the Workplace

By Bryan Scott, Mar 01, 2017, Categories: Today, News, Local Life

American Industrialism at the turn of the 20th century brought Utah women out of their homes and into the workplace. There they faced inequality and wage disparity.

West Jordan hosts ‘What Every American Should Know’

By Bryan Scott, Feb 27, 2017, Categories: Today, Local Life

The West Jordan Library hosts the “What Every American Should Know” community discussion.

SLC County library system inaugurates new mascot

By Bryan Scott, Feb 27, 2017, Categories: Today, Local Life

The Salt Lake County library system inaugurates a new owl mascot after holding a mock election to teach children about voting.

Expropriated: Residents lose property in Bangerter Highway project

By Tori LaRue, Feb 27, 2017, Categories: Local Life

The 2017 Bangerter Highway project to create freeway-style interchanges at four intersections may alleviate major southwestern traffic congestion in the county, but it doesn’t come without a cost.

City of West Jordan to Host Open House for 5600 West Widening

By Bryan Scott, Feb 20, 2017, Categories: Today, News, Local Life

The City of West Jordan will hold an open house Feb. 23 from 5-7 p.m. at West Hills Middle School, 8270 Grizzly Way, to present information regarding the planned widening of 5600 West between 7800 South and 8600 South.

From dump to donation: How the Trans-Jordan Landfill saves bikes and benefits those in need

By Briana Kelley , Feb 14, 2017, Categories: Local Life

Trans-Jordan Landfill has found an innovative way to recycle bicycles and help the community. Here’s what they are doing to make a difference.

Expropriated: Residents lose property in Bangerter Highway project

By Tori La Rue, Feb 14, 2017, Categories: Today, News, Local Life

The $208 million Bangerter project will displace 96 homeowners and two businesses as the land is used to make way for expanded interchanges

Tuesday at the Viridian

By Bryan Scott, Feb 10, 2017, Categories: Today, Local Life

Have you ever wanted to learn how to be a medieval knight, or how to dance in the 18th century? Well here is your chance. The Viridian Event Center in West Jordan offers classes with subjects such as these every Tuesday night.

Utah legend Joe McQueen visits West Jordan

By Bryan Scott, Feb 10, 2017, Categories: Today, Local Life

On Jan. 14, Ogden’s Joe McQueen performed with his jazz and blues quartet at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan as a part of the Excellence in the Community concert series.

Hogwarts comes to West Jordan

By Bryan Scott, Feb 10, 2017, Categories: Today, Local Life

On Jan. 13, the Viridian Event Center hosted the fifth annual Harry Potter Yule Ball. This event gathers Harry Potter fans from all around the community to get a piece of the Harry Potter experience.

  • theBRIDGE Church Grand Opening!

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 11:30AM

    Join us this Sunday at 10am @ the Daybreak Community Center in South Jordan, UT!


  • Salt Lake City Gem Faire

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    March 24-26, 2017, South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 1...


  • Salt Lake City Gem Faire

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    March 24-26, 2017, South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 1...


  • Salt Lake City Gem Faire

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    March 24-26, 2017, South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 1...


  • Salt Lake City Gem Faire

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    March 24-26, 2017, South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 1...


  • Salt Lake City Gem Faire

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    March 24-26, 2017, South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 1...


  • FIT4MOM Murray Stroller Strides

    03/27/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    FIT4MOM, the nation’s largest fitness program for new moms, has arrived in Murray. Stroller Strid...


  • Music for a Festival

    03/28/2017
    07:30AM

    The Salt Lake Symphonic Winds join the Herriman High School Wind Symphony as honored guests in a ...


  • WJHS Football Fundraiser Top Golf

    03/28/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Fundraiser to raise money for West Jordan Football Team. Come out and show your support for our ...


  • FIT4MOM Murray Stroller Strides

    03/29/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    FIT4MOM, the nation’s largest fitness program for new moms, has arrived in Murray. Stroller Strid...


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  • FIT4MOM Murray Stroller Strides

    03/31/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    FIT4MOM, the nation’s largest fitness program for new moms, has arrived in Murray. Stroller Strid...


  • theBRIDGE Church Grand Opening!

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 11:30AM

    Join us this Sunday at 10am @ the Daybreak Community Center in South Jordan, UT!


  • Salt Lake City Gem Faire

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    March 24-26, 2017, South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 1...


  • Salt Lake City Gem Faire

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    March 24-26, 2017, South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 1...


  • Salt Lake City Gem Faire

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    March 24-26, 2017, South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 1...


  • Salt Lake City Gem Faire

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    March 24-26, 2017, South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 1...


  • Salt Lake City Gem Faire

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    March 24-26, 2017, South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 1...


  • FIT4MOM Murray Stroller Strides

    03/27/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    FIT4MOM, the nation’s largest fitness program for new moms, has arrived in Murray. Stroller Strid...


  • Music for a Festival

    03/28/2017
    07:30AM

    The Salt Lake Symphonic Winds join the Herriman High School Wind Symphony as honored guests in a ...


  • WJHS Football Fundraiser Top Golf

    03/28/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Fundraiser to raise money for West Jordan Football Team. Come out and show your support for our ...


  • FIT4MOM Murray Stroller Strides

    03/29/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    FIT4MOM, the nation’s largest fitness program for new moms, has arrived in Murray. Stroller Strid...


  • FIT4MOM Murray Stroller Strides

    03/31/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    FIT4MOM, the nation’s largest fitness program for new moms, has arrived in Murray. Stroller Strid...


  • The best little shop for creative supplies is here! Join the nonprofit Clever Octopus Creative Re...


  • theBRIDGE Church Grand Opening!

    04/02/2017
    10:00AM — 11:30AM

    Join us this Sunday at 10am @ the Daybreak Community Center in South Jordan, UT!


 

 

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