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Super Bowl Champion Rushes To Give Back

Riverton Loses 'A Man Of Great Faith'

Leroy "Roy" Tingey, a Riverton resident and city council member, passed away June 12 from complications related to colon cancer. In 2004, Tingey ran for and was elected to the city council to...

Redwood-Bangerter Intersection Construction Underway

Construction at the intersection of Redwood Road and Bangerter Highway has already begun with lanes being moved to accommodate construction vehicles, but the changes will only increase as the...

Mayor's Message

If you like trails and bike paths, you’ll love the recent improvements that Salt Lake County and partners from more than a dozen cities and agencies have completed. Over the past few weeks, I’ve attended four ribbon-cuttings that celebrate the...

Creating A Budget Is No Vacation

Herriman’s city council unanimously approved a new budget for 2014-15. The approval was not always unanimous though. The catch point was on employee “vacation buy-backs.” Initially, Councilmembers Craig Tischner, Coralee Wessman Moser and...

Yee – haw! Old West Days Adding New Attractions

Bluffdale's Old West Days celebration gets a little bigger each year. Festivities for this year have been extended another day with the main events being held from Aug. 5 to 9. The official kick-off ...

Bluffdale Budget Plans For The Future

Bluffdale City leaders are looking toward the future, budgeting for improvements on parks and roads, and reserving funds for a new city hall. The $5.7 million general fund will be used to manage the growing needs of the city. Because of the demands...

Riverton Budget Reflects Cost Of 150th Anniversary

Riverton’s city council has approved the city’s budget for 2014-2015 with the total budget of $9.7 million. Most city fees remain steady. One unusual expenditure is $325,000 for the city’s 150th birthday celebration. The celebration will last...

Super Bowl Champion Rushes To Give Back

Youth leadership camp strives to develop tomorrow's leaders What does a successful pro athlete do with his experience and fame? Super Bowl champion and Cleveland Browns defensive end/outside...

Herriman's DECA Team Shines In National Competition

The Georgia Dome probably didn't know what hit it when 17,000 high school Distributive Education Clubs of America students recently descended for national competition. These numbers represented...

Who Ya Wanna' Call? Boredom Busters

It's the same scene in most households. Ten minutes into summer break, and the kids are complaining that they're bored. So, we've collected some great summer ideas to do with your kids without...

Science Teacher Receives 11 Huntsman Awards for Excellence

Sometimes teachers actually get the recognition they deserve. For 32 years South Hills Middle School science teacher Dawn Monson has been dedicated to her students. Her dedication was finally...

Silverwolves Lacrosse Team Looks Back On Second Place At State

The close of the girls lacrosse season marked the end of an era for many Riverton High School players. Graduation broke up the team, but before it was over, they managed to place second at the state...

Rugby Team Replicates Team History

The rugby team at Herriman High School will evaluate its 2014 season as a success. A Utah Rugby Open championship and an appearance in the state championship semifinals game are indicators of what...

Riverton Soccer Team Still Basking In The Glow

The Riverton Silverwolves boys soccer team received several accolades this past season after they captured the school's first state championship. Their defense helped them win a championship trophy,...

Mustang Baseball Focused On Building A Strong Program

The Herriman High School baseball team is working hard to improve over the summer. Head coach Jason DeHerrera hopes the four teams they sponsor will help them finish better in Region 4 next season....

Business Spotlight: Dixon-Felis Real Estate Team

Dixon-Felis Real Estate Team When you're in the market to buy or sell a home, you want that personal touch. It doesn't matter if it's your first purchase or your 10th - you need a professional to...

A Witch, A Cape, Magic Beans And...

What would happen if you mixed famous fairy tale characters with an award-winning musical score by Stephen Sondheim? You'll soon find out! Celebrating Riverton Arts Council's 31st year, RAC presents...

On the Fence

A house with a white fence symbolizes the American dream. The white fence at our house creates a place where Ringo the Dog can romp, dig up gophers and roll in the mud. Unfortunately, that same white ...

Riverton Senior Center: Events Schedule

Riverton Senior Center12914 South Redwood Road385-468-3040 The center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. A requested donation of $2.50 for those 60 years and older....