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American West Symphony Of Sandy And Canyons Youth Symphony Share Music Stands

Parkinson's Disease Sufferers Get Support And Information With New Support Group

A new Parkinson’s Disease Support Group is meeting at the Sandy Senior Center. Patients, caregivers, loved ones and interested parties attend the meetings.   Group organizer Barbara Royal said: “A support group is not a therapy group, not a...

Making Your Worst Day Better: New Fire Chief Bruce Cline

Many kids dream about being a fire fighter when they grow up. New Sandy Fire Chief Bruce Cline wasn't one of them, but after he went out on his first call, he caught the vision. "I thought to myself, ...

Local Girl Scout Launches Identify Your Pet Day

Some of the best things in life are worth working for. That could be Jennifer Hine’s motto. For close to two years the 17-year-old Girl Scout has been working to raise awareness about the need for pet identification. It’s been a long haul, but...

Chief Stephen Chapman: Passing The Flame

"Integrity first; service before self; excellence in all we do." It's a code of core values retiring Police Chief Stephen Chapman lives by and has asked his officers to live by ever since he...

First Splash Pad Comes To Sandy

As their thoughts begin to turn toward summer, Sandy moms may be happy to know that the city should have its first splash pad ready for the kids by then. Planned for the Amphitheater Park at 9400 South 1300 East, the pad will utilize a water...

Sandy Pride Needs Volunteers

This year, Sandy Pride Day will be held on May 17 in many various locations throughout the city. Traditionally, Scout, neighborhood, church and community groups sign up for many of the projects....

Enjoy 'A Night Out With The Stars'

The seventh annual Sandy Club "A Safe Place For Boys & Girls" gala celebration and auction "A Night Out With The Stars," is coming up May 17. The Sandy Club works with children who are abused,...

County Mayor's Report

county mayor's report By Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams The 2014 session of the Utah legislature is now in the history books. Some issues that I cared strongly about, on behalf of county...

Partnership Offers Edgemont, Bell View Students After School Program

About 150 Edgemont and Bell View Elementary School students receive homework help, learn new skills and have a safe place to go after school on school days, thanks to a partnership between Salt Lake County, Sandy City, the Department of Workforce...

County Mayor Displays Oakdale Students' Artwork

It was just an assignment last fall where Oakdale art specialist Suzy Stocking taught upper-grade elementary students about Georgia O'Keefe's perspective with using tempera paints and doing close-ups ...

Mt. Jordan ready for 60th jubilee birthday party

Mt. Jordan Middle School students are practicing with hula-hoops, polishing marbles for a shoot-out, and sharpening pencils for a writing contest to celebrate the 60th anniversary of their school....

Peruvian Park Elementary Chess Team

The 18-member Peruvian Park Elementary chess team brought home a fifth-place school trophy from the State Elementary Chess Championship on March 15. The top finishers from the school included Alex Qi ...

Jordan High FCCLA Report

Jordan High School's FCCLA is a organization that focuses on family, service, and leadership. FCCLA stands for Family Career and Community Leaders of America. Its members strive to achieve excellence ...

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School Songfest

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School held its annual Songfest celebration on Wednesday, March 12, in the school gym. Songfest 2014 is an important part of the Community of Caring program at the school. This event is a student outreach to the various...

Silver Mesa Students Conquer Math Facts

Adding numbers never summed up to be so much fun until Silver Mesa Elementary School introduced its motivational program, "Knights of the Round Table." In an attempt to encourage students to learn...

Elementary Art Show

About 850 kindergarten through fifth-grade school artists in public, private and charter schools in Sandy and neighboring communities entered the Elementary Art Show. Winners were announced March 14...

Alta Prepares For A Tough Region Softball Schedule

With one game left in the pre-season, the Alta girls softball team looks ready for a tough region schedule. The Hawks are sitting on a 4-2 record going into the final outing to prepare for a tough...

Veteran Team Sets High Goals For 2014 Alta Boys Soccer Campaign

The Alta Hawks have very little reloading to do in their boys soccer program for 2014. But what they might be capable of won't be known until all the boys are healthy. "We have quite a few boys back...

Jordan Begins Tennis Season With Veterans, Newcomers

The Jordan Beetdigger boys tennis team has a seasoned player in its top slot and a fresh face in the second position. Coach Matt Bell is counting on both to produce wins for Jordan. Jefferson Colt...

Three Hawks Receive Academic All State Honors

Three Alta High School athletes in three separate sports earned Academic All State recognition for their efforts in competition and in the classroom. Sarah Skanchy, Chase Westerlind and Dallin Vosti all received the award for keeping their grade...

What The Diggers Lack In Seniors They Make Up For In Players

With a mostly new team and a new coach, the Jordan boys soccer team is ready to take on the 2014 season. Jay Langlois might be new at the helm of the boys' team, but Langlois has been coaching the...

Diggers Softball Team Making Strides Over Last Season

The Jordan Beetdigger softball team is relying on key seniors in the infield to lead a younger squad to a successful season. The mix of youth and experience is something Jordan coach Kayla Bruner hopes will result in a run to the state playoffs....

Leesha Francis - Director of Programs & Events: Bio

Leesha Francis Director of Programs & Events Sandy Chamber of Commerce Leesha was named Director of Programs & Special Events for the Sandy Chamber of Commerce in March of 2014. In this...

Los Garcia Ribbon Cutting

Welcome to Los Garcia Mexican Restaurant in Sandy, Utah. We are easy to find just south of 10600th South and right on 700 East. Our restaurant is a small and quiet place to enjoy a great traditional...

Chamber HIGHLIGHT: Lion Credit & Capital

What is the most interesting thing about the CEO of your company? Our CEO Charles Johnson has 40 years business and sales experience. Over a 23-year span, he has owned and started many franchises...

H&R Block Ribbon Cutting

H&R Block is one of the world's largest tax services providers, utilizing more than 100,000 highly trained tax professionals and having prepared more than 550 million tax returns worldwide since...

Key Bank Ribbon Cutting

"We believe that banks have a special responsibility to be a part of social and economic solutions," said KeyCorp Chairman and CEO Beth Mooney. "For us, it's important to take an active role in...

American West Symphony Of Sandy And Canyons Youth Symphony Share Music Stands

Teen musicians from the Canyons School District Youth Symphony will perform side-by-side with the American West Symphony on Monday, April 21, in a concert at Butler Middle School (7530 South 2700...

Sandy Senior Center Events Schedule

Sandy Senior Center 9310 South 1300 East • 801-561-3265 Mondays, 10 a.m. Dream Workshop. Have you ever wondered what dreams mean or why we even have them? Find out what your dreams mean with other like-minded individuals. Facilitated by Liz...

A Bump in the Night

It was three in the morning. I was sound asleep, snoring like a gorilla, when a niggling feeling told me to wake up. I slowly opened my eyes, and found my six-year-old daughter standing right next to ...

Sandy Library Events Schedule

Sandy Library 10100 South Petunia Way801-943-4636 Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Closed Sunday Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. 1 p.m. Drop-In Storytime. Open to...

ProvoCop Patrols Happy Valley In Desert Star Production

Desert Star Playhouse in Murray continues its 2014 season with a clever take on robots and romance.  ProvoCop: “Mission Field Tested. Eagle Scout Approved.” combines a classic movie action hero with Utah culture in this hysterical musical...

Sandy Club Member Of The Month

Demynica Deng (center with trophy), age 10, has been voted Sandy Club Member of the Month for March. Demynica has been a member at the Sandy Club for four years, and attends Sandy Elementary where...

'Cinderella' Coming To Sandy

Romantic dreams do come true when Mountain West Ballet, Sandy city’s community-based, non-profit ballet company, takes the stage to perform “Cinderella.” This production will run for four performances from May 9 – 12, at the Sandy...

Happy Planting!

Mama’s Monthly Organic Gardening Hint: Aphids love the cool and wet spring weather and may be flocking in droves to a garden near you. Here is a kitchen recipe I use to ward off these pests. 1 Quart Water 1 T canola oil 1/8 t dishwashing liquid 3...

'Beauty And The Beast Jr.' In Sandy

The Sandy Arts Guild presents its youth theater production of the popular Disney musical, “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” April 10-11 at 7 p.m., and April 12 at 2 p.m., at Eastmont Middle School, 10100 South 1300 East in Sandy. Tickets range from $6...

Spring is Springing

Since February felt like April this year, the emerging spikes of spring flowering bulbs are well on their way to spectacular bloom displays March through the end of May. There are previews as early as February if you planted Crocus or Snowbells,...