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Boeing Opportunities Flying in West Jordan

Less than two years ago, Boeing bought an old kitchen cabinetry warehouse and transformed it into a new production center, opening 100 new jobs in West Jordan.

Eagle Scout Donates Bench to Help Bullied Kids

The buddy bench was inspired by a TED talk, given by Charlie Cooper from Australia, that Blake had watched with his mother back in May.

West Jordan Councilwoman Accuses Mayor of Sexual Discrimination

Along with sexual discrimination, the four-page document attached to Rice’s email alleged a hostile work environment and fear of retribution.

Former Jaguar Swims English Channel

Set a goal, and for the next year and a half, that will become your life.

Send in the Clowns

Welcome to the Reality TV show political campaign landscape that’s a combination of “Survivor” and “Hell’s Kitchen.” I call it “American Idle: Washington, D.C.”

The Gift of a Gift-less Holiday

Now we have creepy-looking elves wreaking havoc on the house and leaving daily surprises for an entire month.

Land of Legends Yielding Composer to Valley

Bach. Brahms. Haydn. Händel. Strauss. Beethoven. Today, Zimmer. And in Christian Voss, emerging musicians locally will soon be led by a composer from a land that, in Germany, has produced the world’s greatest composers.

Late Start Leads to Great Start, Administrators Claim

“Prior to late-start, we didn’t have time for meetings like this,” Crowther said. “It is as if we changed from performing surgery with an ax to a scalpel.”

New Year Brings New Students and Teachers

Blake Burtenshaw, the new U.S. government and world civilization teacher, is from Utah. He grew up in the south in Blanding and went to college at Weber State.

$3 Million Dollar Remodel to Make School Safer for Kids

Two lucky schools, Joel P. Jensen and Oquirrh Hills Middle, were granted a nearly $3 million remodel over the summer.




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