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This is a great place to live, work and play, we'll highlight some of what is offered right here! Current events, interesting individuals, random historical facts and anything local.

State Walks for Down Syndrome

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and more than 250 communities across the nation host special festivities called Buddy Walks to promote acceptance of people with Down syndrome, a genetic chromosomal disorder.

Teen Competes in National Miss Amazing Pageant

Kimmie Hansen has Dravet syndrome, which has left her with several disabilities, but she has lived a full and meaning life.

Bluffdale Resident Transitions to Modern Calligraphy

One Bluffdale artist continues to adapt her style as computer graphics change the way people view calligraphy.

Crisis Nurseries Help Parents, Kids

Crisis Nursery aims to strengthen families by providing temporary child care to parents in need.

Things I Learned at the Statue of Liberty

While navigating the crowds on Liberty Island, I learned some things I thought I’d share with you.

Activities to Help Kids Understand Halloweens of Long Ago

Halloween. It’s a holiday that leaves me confused and mystified. No, it’s not the witches brew getting to me, it’s the evolution of the holiday itself.

Residents Encouraged to be Wild Aware

A local group encourages residents to be more aware of what normal wildlife behavior looks like versus when to call the authorities.

Endurocross Invades West Jordan

On Sept. 17, the West Jordan rodeo grounds will be transformed into a mess of logs, obstacles and high-speed jumps.

Baseball Team Closes Out Season in Hawaii

The players and coaches of the West Jordan/Copper Hills baseball’s 12 and under all-star team finished off a fabulous summer with a trip to Hawaii –and not for a vacation.

Anime Convention Brings Cosplay Teens Out in Droves

Teens dressed in cosplay attended the ToshoCON event at the Virdian Event Center.

 

 

 

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