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Unique Ground Breaking For Riverton Hospital Addition

Unique Ground Breaking For Riverton Hospital Addition

Instead of the usual dignitaries, students from Debbie Woods' first-grade class at Rose Creek Elementary broke ground on the new addition to Riverton Hospital on Sept. 18. The new, four-story,...

The Point Project On I-15 To Reconstruct Aging Freeway

A large road improvement project will soon be underway in the South Valley, but UDOT is striving to minimize the impact on commuters. The Point Project includes the repaving and expansion of a...

Good Water: What's It Worth To Riverton Residents?

For the better part of 2014, the Riverton City Council and city staff have discussed multiple options to improve the culinary water in the city. After many plans were discussed, the city council...

Bio-Life Lawsuit Settled...Or Is It?

In July, the Riverton City Council turned down Built to Suit's application to develop the land at 13503 South Hamilton Rd. for a plasma donation center, knowing their decision would likely send the...

Miss Bluffdale Wins National Pageant

When Joanna Lambrechtsen entered her first beauty pageant last year and was crowned Miss Bluffdale 2013, she never expected she'd go on to win at the national level. But on Aug. 3 she was crowned...

Oh Deer, What Do We Do?

Ember Goodell, 7, was the first Herriman resident to speak at an Aug. 28 public hearing on the city's proposed deer mitigation plan. She pled with the council not to kill the deer, saying, "It's not...

Celebrate Halloween With Local Spooky Events

South Valley residents will have many opportunities to celebrate Halloween this year. There will be pumpkin carving, costume contests and Halloween-themed games, along with mountains of free candy...

Betty Hamilton Petersen -Nov. 2, 1927 – Sept. 28, 2014

Betty passed from this world in her sleep on Sept. 28, 2014. She loved her family dearly, but for 18 years she has been bereft without her sweetheart, Donald Boyd Petersen, who passed away June 20,...

South Valley Services Comes To Riverton

Domestic violence is something that can affect people from any walk of life, and in any community. "It's important that we support services that can help these people," Riverton Mayor Bill...

New Road Opens In Style

On Sept. 10, the long-awaited opening of 5600 West, from Herriman Main Street to Herriman Parkway, (12600 South), took place with a ribbon-cutting. Herriman City Council members were then...

County Mayor's Message

Arts, culture, parks and recreation, Hogle Zoo, Red Butte Garden, Tracy Aviary-all these Salt Lake County offerings are cornerstones of the wonderful quality of life we enjoy here. Without you,...

Bluffdale Arts Advisory Board Presents 'Pirates Of Penzance'

Set sail with this classic comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history. Gilbert and Sullivan's hilarious, hopeful farce follows young Frederic (Jacom Clarkson),...

Take A Journey Down The Rabbit Hole

South Valley residents will have the opportunity to join the Riverton Arts Council and Alice, a well-known inquisitive character, on a journey down the rabbit hole when a young, talented cast will...

Nick's Project: A Friend Remembered

When the unthinkable happens, some of us choose to bury ourselves in our grief; others get busy. When 10-year-old Tyce Olsen passed away in March from injuries sustained in a motocross accident, his ...

Now Showing: Live Spooky Tales

With Halloween right around the corner, it may be time to get your chills and thrills by catching one of two plays at Herriman High School. Playing on Oct. 27, 28 and 31 catch "Blithe Spirit" by Noel ...

Patriots Sports Begin Now School Is Open

Providence Hall High School in Herriman officially opened its doors this fall and is participating as a provisional member of the Utah High School Activities Association. Its athletic department has...

Mustang Soccer Honors Heroes While Playing For Championship

The hopes and dreams of Herriman High School soccer players rest on more than just wins in Region 4. The coaching staff has taught them to work on their weaknesses and respect the past. "We had high...

Riverton Athletes Have Good Seasons In Tennis and Cross Country

Riverton High School's individual fall sports teams, girls tennis and cross country have young members this year. The underclassmen and inexperienced athletes have been able to gain valuable playing ...

How To Find Black Friday Deals Before Black Friday

I know, you don't want to hear it but, it's time to say it: Christmas Shopping. How many years has Christmas come and gone and you've said to yourself "next year I'm going to get done early"? How...

Chamber Corner

Are you concerned about what is happening in your community? In your city? Your schools? The school board? Legislatively? Please become an educated voter by attending a Meet the Candidates on Oct....

Be Very Afraid

It was a cold, dark night in October. I huddled with my friends from Riverview Junior High, shivering to stay warm because seventh graders don't wear coats. I was dressed in my Levi's 501 button-fly...

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....

 
 
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