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Safety Assembly at Westland Elementary

Excited to learn about safety, the children were pleasantly surprised when a police motorcycle roared its way into the gymnasium.

Mayor Rolfe Files Lawsuit Against Council

The business item set to discuss the issue was tabled indefinitely at the city’s Aug. 25 meeting, but it was far from over.

Switch to Traditional School a Tradition for West Jordan Schools

Oquirrh Elementary and Columbia Elementary transitioned from a year-round to a traditional calendar this year to accommodate community preferences.

City Council Hires New City Manager

“I’m looking forward to this new opportunity,” Palesh said in a statement released by the city.

City Implements New WaterSmart Program

The program will send custom water reports to 5,000 randomly-selected, single-family homes in West Jordan.

September Western Stampede Events Celebrate Tradition and Innovation

The City of West Jordan and the Western Stampede hosted two major events in the West Jordan arena in September.

Elementary School Receives Grant from Famous Author

Funds from a famous author contributed to summer literacy programs at Westvale Elementary this summer will enable the school to purchase new books for the library.

Utah Falconz Finish Exciting Season

The Independent Women’s Football League team, the Utah Falconz, recently completed its second season.

Now What? Students’ Post Graduation Plans

Jennica Watkins has spent her first few months as a high school graduate working full time at a local daycare.

Interim City Manager Receives Big Pay Hike

The council approved the raise—which will mean a salary increase from $115,000 a year to around $130,000— in a 5-2 vote at its Aug. 12 meeting




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