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Sandy's Little Orchestra That Could Seeks New Members

Ballooning Is a Family Affair

Veteran pilot Tim Taylor has been ballooning for 26 years and has been attending the festival in Sandy since its inaugural year. "I love ballooning so much that every time I get in it, it's like the...

Balloons Brighten Sandy's Skies

Despite thunderstorms leading up to the event, weather conditions were perfect for Sandy's seventh annual hot air balloon festival, which was held Aug. 8 and 9. The morning launches on both days went ...

Heritage Festival Helps Create A Stronger Community

Sandy's eighth annual Heritage Festival is on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Historic Main Street Park, 90 East 8720 South. This familiar event celebrates Sandy's history and the hope...

Sandy Police Grant Will Lead To A More Personal Department

A $24,285 grant from the Sandy City Council will be used by the Sandy Police Department to buy newer, better equipment. The updated equipment will increase efficiency and improve the officers'...

New Eagle Scout: Todd Nielson

Todd Pace Nielson Jr., age 13, has just completed his eighth grade year at Summit Academy Jr. High achieving high honor roll in five honors classes and Chinese II. Todd is very bright, energetic,...

Mayor's Message

On August 14, 2014, Sandy City joined with Salt Lake County for a press conference to announce a valley-wide bikeway commuter grant program. Sandy City applied for and received $152,000 from the...

Sandy Club

Dayanna Cortez (center with trophy), age 11, has been voted Sandy Club Member of the Month for August. Dayanna has been a member of the Sandy Club for four years and is currently attending Mount...

Baker-Franklin Wedding

Lauren Melissa Baker and Phillip Henry Franklin were united in marriage on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 A reception followed hosted by their parents Tom and Julie Baker, Sandy, Utah and Ken and Brenda...

Eastmont Opens For First Day, Despite Flood

Despite the entire bottom floor of Eastmont Junior High having had inches of water, and up to two feet in the auditorium, the school opened on schedule Aug. 20 for the first day of the 2014-15...

Alta Hawks Soar Under One Of Their Own

New Alta High Principal Brian McGill returns to "rule" his alma mater this fall. "I feel as if I'm back home," he said. "I'm thankful to the Alta teachers who helped mold me to who I am today."...

Schools Ready For Fall After Summer Construction

Several schools around Canyons School District underwent improvements this summer after the Canyons Board of Education recently set aside $7.5 million for small capital-facility projects. Alta High:...

Fresh Faces Carry on Soccer Tradition at Alta

Even when Alta loses nearly every starting player off its girls soccer team, it just doesn't seem like there is ever a rebuilding year for the Hawks. This year could have been labeled just that, as...

Veteran Leadership Gives Jordan Soccer a Lift

A number of returning varsity players from the 2013 campaign are helping to lead the Jordan girls soccer team on the field this season. The Beetdiggers return seven seniors with varsity experience,...

Business Spotlight: Salzburger Echo

You’ve seen the horns in movies that take place in the Swiss Alps: the horn that’s about 12 feet long and can be heard from a great distance. A trip to Switzerland to hear the alphorn or the Alpine Horn played in concert may be in the cards for...

Lemonade Stand For Charity Blessed With Generosity

We have always known Utah residents to be kind, but on Wednesday the 6th of August we experienced a new kindness. Our children and their friends, had been asking to have a lemonade stand, donating...

Eye Level Ribbon Cutting

Eye Level of Sandy celebrated the grand opening of their learning center, located at 834 East 9400 South, with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce. Center Director...

Historic Sandy Garden Pumpkinfest

In conjunction with the Heritage Festival, the Historic Sandy Community Garden will be holding its eighth annual Pumpkinfest from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. that day. It will feature the Origami lady,...

Keeping Cultures Alive

Nine countries around the globe will be showcased at this year's International Folk Festival on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at the Sandy Amphitheater, 1245 East 9400 South. For the fifth year, attendees will...

Sandy's Little Orchestra That Could Seeks New Members

Sandy senior Peg Hardin has played the cello in the Salt Lake Valley New Horizons Orchestra for five years now. The group, nicknamed the Senior Strings due to the fact that almost every musician is...

Sandy Senior Center Events Schedule

Sandy Senior Center9310 South 1300 East801-561-3265 Sept. 5, 10 a.m. - Civil War Discussion Group. An open forum inviting those interested in learning about the events, politics, personalities and tragedies of the great conflict. Sept. 8, 15, 22,...

 
 
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