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A Star in the Valley’s Midst after Multiple Awards

The next Taylor Swift might be in our own backyard.

West Jordan Approves Purchase of New Playground Equipment

City council voted unanimously at its Aug. 12 meeting to approve a purchase order for playground equipment and installation at 10 city parks with a dollar amount set not to exceed $507,000.

Children’s Justice Center Annual Day of Hope Fundraiser

Mr. Rogers is quoted as saying, “Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.”

West Jordan District 1 Election Results

In District 1, 2,351 residents voted in the primary election, according to the Salt Lake County Clerk’s Office. With 1,085 votes, McConnehey received 46.15 percent of the vote.

Controversial Mural Creates Discussion About Art and Culture

Either remove the murals or pay a $100 fee every day until they’re gone.

Ms. America 2016, a Valley Resident, Unexpectedly Crowned

She didn’t expect to be Ms. America. But Tuesday, she will be coronated.

Director Doesn't Like Nomad Status

Michelle Groves, the West Jordan Theater Arts president, is upset that the performances have been moved throughout the Salt Lake valley, including Midvale locations, a city hall, a library, various high schools and even an elementary school.

Utahns can participate for first time in National Diabetes Prevention Program

The first opportunity has arrived for Utahns to participate in the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), the Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) announced.

City of West Jordan team awarded for application of geospatial technology

The City of West Jordan was honored with a “Special Achievement in GIS Award” recently at a user conference. The city was one of 170 teams honored from 350,000 organizations around the world for use of Esri's geographic information system technology.

Utah Pioneer Days

On July 24, 1847, Brigham Young and a group of Mormon settlers made entry into the Salt Lake Valley by handcart.





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