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City removes government change question from November’s ballot

West Jordan revoked a change of government question set for November’s ballot, but the discussion on the issue will continue.

Charity, police benefit from UDOT’s home acquisitions

The Salt Lake Valley Habitat for Humanity and Unified Police Department are getting one last use from properties UDOT acquired through eminent domain.

Industrialism Drives Utah Women to the Workplace

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’

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

SLC County library system inaugurates new mascot

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

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

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

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

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

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.





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