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Silverwolves Football Team Begins A New Season

South Valley Inventor Has A Bright Idea

Ray Simon, a South Valley senior, is working hard on an invention aimed at helping households across the country save money on their electricity bills by conserving energy. The gadget is called...

Herriman Deer Mitigation Program Could Be Right On Target

Mark and Mollie Robins sit side by side at the Herriman Deer Mitigation Open House on July 16. Mark holds Mollie's hand. This is a sensitive subject for the Robins family as Mollie is working hard to ...

Police/Fire Make Good Use Of Homes Destined For Destruction

Planned expansion of the interchange at Redwood Road and Bangerter required the demolition of eight homes on 13800 South and Redwood Road. Making the most of the situation, local public safety...

Redwood/Bangerter Traffic Switch Up Continues

Bangerter/Redwood Road intersection construction continues with familiar traffic patterns suddenly subject to change. Drivers who are used to commuting on autopilot will need to start paying some...

Patricia Tingey: "This Is What Roy Would Have Expected Me To Do"

For 10 years, Patricia Tingey stood by her husband Roy as he served on the Riverton City Council. On July 16, Tingey was sworn in as his replacement, only 36 days after her husband of 25 years passed ...

Understanding Our Form Of Government

While visiting my children and grandchildren in Vernal recently, I had an experience which reminded me of how the public may view one who occupies the political office of mayor. After exiting our car to go to one of the local convenience stores,...

Citizen's Academy Educates Residents In Law Enforcement

What do the police do to protect the community and prevent crime? That’s a question Bluffdale residents can have answered by signing up for the Saratoga Springs/Bluffdale Police Department Citizen’s Academy, starting Sept. 9. According to Cpl....

J.E. Miller Turns 80

James Eugene (J.E.) Miller celebrated his 80th birthday July 7. In honor of this milestone, his family will be holding an open house Aug. 30. Please come celebrate our father, grandfather and friend. ...

New Stoplight

A new light at 6000 West 13400 South is now operating. This light will help alleviate peak hour traffic and help ensure the safety of children crossing 13400 South from Herriman Elementary School and ...

County Mayor's Message

Salt Lake County is receiving national recognition for three innovative programs we started to better serve county families. It's an honor for me to see our efforts receive a national award. Here are ...

Until The Vision Fades

Your teacher asks you to read a sentence. No matter what you do, it's just not clear. You begin to wonder if you're just not smart enough; if the world is passing you by. Maybe you weren't meant to...

Three New Schools Open In South Valley

The news has been filled with stories of cities clamoring for improved, retro-fitted, academically challenging or simply more schools. Three new schools are coming to the South Valley area; each with ...

Silverwolves Football Team Begins A New Season

The Riverton High School football team took pride in its share of the Region 4 championship last season. Now, they got those memories in the trophy case and are ready to begin a new chapter in the...

Mustang Football Team Has The Depth To Repeat Last Season's Success

The Herriman High School football team tied for the Region 4 championship and lost in the quarter finals of the state tournament last season. Head coach Dustin Pearce was disappointed at the time,...

High Hopes For Summit Football

The football team at Summit Academy High School in Bluffdale had only two victories last season. Head coach Scott Gorringe is expecting the third year of football at the charter school to be better. ...

Business Spotlight: Learning Solutions of Utah

Does your child struggle with dyslexia, ADD/ADHD or other learning disabilities? These challenges can be frustrating and lead to lifelong struggles, but the programs at Learning Solutions of Utah can help to overcome the underlying issues and lead...

5 tips to saving money On Back-to-School Items

For some people, school supply shopping is a lot of fun as well as being a traditional spending spree that yields a haul much like Christmas. I know it was for my Mom and me. This year how about...

Riverton City Council Commits 'Legal Suicide'

Five years ago when Aaron Terrin bought a home in the Rose Creek Crossing development, he knew his backyard bordered commercial property. He described his feelings about what would come with...

Chamber Corner

The first annual Business Summit is right around the corner. It will be held on Sept. 11 at Mountain America First Credit Union Tanner Building in Jordan Landing. The Summit will have three keynote...

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....

BAAC Presents 'Thoroughly Modern Millie'

The Bluffdale Arts Advisory Board is excited to present the toe tappin’ Broadway musical ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie‘ Aug. 14-16. ‘Millie,’ based on the 1967 film of the same name, won six 2002 Tony Awards, including Best...

Get In Touch With Your Inner Pirate

The Bluffdale Arts Advisory Board announces auditions for the "Pirates Of Penzance," Wednesday, Aug. 27 6-9 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 28, 9 a.m. – noon at the home of the producer, Laura Garner, 1967 ...

Road Trippin'

Engaged couples should be required to take a road trip before they tie the knot. Because if you can't survive a 700-mile drive across the Arizona desert (without dumping your fiancée's body near a...