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South Jordan Schools Embrace Green Ribbon Pedestrian Safety Month

South Jordan Schools Embrace Green Ribbon Pedestrian Safety Month

Local students and parents tied green ribbons on backpacks and car antennas in September, showing their commitment to pedestrian and bus safety. It's the first time that Daybreak Elementary and Monte ...

Local Schools' D.A.R.E. Program Gets Boost From Unlikely Source

The city of South Jordan carries an extra card up its sleeve when it comes to battling drug abuse in its Drug Abuse Resistance Education (or D.A.R.E.) program. Former Miss Utah 2007 and Sandy...

Bingham Volleyball Aiming To Stay On Top

When the Bingham High volleyball players walked off the court following their 3-1 loss to Pleasant Grove in the 5A state championship game last fall, they were "destroyed," according to Miners coach...

Are You Taking A Risk When Eating Out?

She said that in an instant, she knew something was wrong. On Aug. 10, Jan Harding, 67, took just one sip of her sweet tea at Dickey's Barbecue Pit in South Jordan and, without swallowing it, told...

'Be Well' Event

Declan Horstmeier, 6, gets all decked out in SWAT gear during a recent Be Well event at South Jordan Health...

Two New Eagle Scouts

Wriley Renouard & Kevin Child of Troop 1834, Great Salt Lake Council, earned their Eagle Scout Awards on Aug. 24 in South Jordan. Wriley's project was to outfit a birthing center in Mombasa,...

Lend Me Your Ears

The Gale Center of History and Culture is seeking South Jordan youth who can capture people's attention by weaving an enthralling story. The Utah Youth Storytelling Showcase will be held Tuesday,...

Council Enlists Help To Determine Best Use For Mulligan's

South Jordan's city council has enlisted the help of three companies to determine the fate of Mulligan's Golf and Games. The council says it'll also use citizen input as the backbone of such a huge...

Safety Message Brought To Local Schools

All 34 Jordan School District elementary schools are showing their students a district-produced video that explains the proper way to board and get off a bus, emergency exit procedures, how to walk...

A Chance To Sample All The Art Forms

South Jordan residents can sample different types of art once a week from now until April. The South Jordan City Public Arts & Cultural Development Board has helped make these Arts at the Gale workshops possible, and they’re free. “I like that...