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Sculptor works to bring bronze memorial to Veterans Memorial Park

Sculptor Dan Snarr created a 12-foot statue that he’s hoping to bring to West Jordan to honor veterans in the community where he grew up.

Rock fair brings multigenerational hobby to West Jordan

Rockhounders gathered at the Viridan Event Center during a three-day event.

O Tidings of Comfort Annoy

Life & Laughter - Now that Facebook has become a year-round newsletter, packed with enough posts to make us feel miserable all year long, can we finally call it quits on those dreadful holiday letters?

The Holidays: Time to Start Giving Back…. Or, is it?

Coupons 4 Utah - Pay it Forward, Serve, Give Back, Random Act of Kindness, no matter how you spell it, it’s that time of year where we are all thinking about giving.

Jordan Valley opens new cancer center

Jordan Valley Medical Center opened a cancer-focused facility at their West Jordan campus.

Viridian celebrates Roald Dahl’s birthday

Roald Dahl’s most popular children’s books came to life during the Viridian Event Center’s Oct. 7 celebration.

New playground serves children in domestic violence shelter

Community donors pitched in to help a domestic violence shelter install a new playground at its West Jordan facility at the end of September.

Local residents help bring Up With People to Salt Lake area

Terry and Kicki Schade worked to connect the nonprofit organization Up With People to sponsors in the Salt Lake Area for a successful visit in September.

Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation Holds Bond Election

The Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is holding a $90 million bond election to fund new projects such as new parks and updates to existing ones.

Teens Compete at Chocolate Olympics

Less than a month after the 2016 Summer Olympics ended, West Jordan teens gathered for some summer games of their own: The Bingham Creek Library Chocolate Olympics.

 

 

 

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