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Street Expansion Part Of 30-Year 'Downtown' Sandy Plan

Street Expansion Part Of 30-Year 'Downtown' Sandy Plan

Monroe Street, located next to Sandy City Hall, is currently being expanded to allow for easier travel through Sandy City. The expansion is part of a 30-year master plan, with the goal of developing...

A City To Call Their Own

Sometimes, being a part of something bigger is more desirable than staying separate. This was the main motivation of some Willow Creek residents to petition to annex into Sandy City, including Cyndi...

Look, It's A Bird! Or Is It A Plane? Or a Flying Pig?

If Sandy residents spot some unidentified flying objects in the sky on Aug. 8 and 9, they shouldn't panic-it isn't aliens taking over the skies. Rather, it is Sandy City's annual hot air balloon...

A Chat With The Chief

New Police Chief Kevin Thacker, a long-time member of Sandy's police force, knew even as a teenager that police work was what he wanted to do. Thacker was born in Murray, but moved to Sandy when he...

Mayor's Message

Sandy City is a dynamic, vibrant place that satisfies residents and lures tourists with its unique mix of city conveniences, recreational delights and local charm. Truly a destination location, it offers unparalleled proximity to world-class skiing...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Thank you and Mr. Bevan for this month's article [July Sandy Journal] on the Alta High tennis team. It was a nice reward for a team that successfully met the challenges of a school split ...

Sandy Club

Sandy Club Finn Green, age 11, has been voted Sandy Club "Member of the Month" for July. Finn has been a member at the Sandy Club since the beginning of summer 2014, and he will be attending AISU...

Grant Used to Expand Community Garden

Blessed Sacrament School recently received a $2,000 School Garden Grant from Whole Kids Foundation and FoodCorps, which faculty and families were able to put to use expanding their community garden....

Most Original Award for Days of '47 Art Contest

Peruvian Park fourth-grader Abigail Slama-Catron recently won the most original award for the Days of '47 art contest. The contest asked students to draw a picture of how they would "Celebrate Utah"...

Mt. Jordan Made Of Steel-Beams Set In Place

After 60 years, and a demolished building, Mt. Jordan Middle School will continue to be made of steel. Construction of the new Mt. Jordan facility was evident in mid-July, with steel beams being...

New Canyons Superintendent: Out in Front

New Canyons School District Superintendent James Briscoe keeps it simple. "What you see is what you get" as he introduces himself and takes questions at several town meetings where he can meet...

Jordan Piles Hopes on Final Season for Kaventzis

Editor's Note: To all Jordan football fans wishing the Sandy Journal would do more thorough stories about Jordan football as we do with Alta: the problem lies with your coaches. For several years,...

RSL Stars Represent the U.S. At World Cup

To represent your country in any sport is an athlete's dream. Few get such a chance. And if the call even comes, it is usually when an athlete is young and beginning to showcase their athletic...

Hawks Prepare For a Loaded Football Region

Having a tough region doesn't seem to faze Alta football coach Bob Stephens. If it weren't for the mandatory games with teams in Alta's region, he would just load up the preseason even more. "We...

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...

Business Spotlight: Dixon-Felis Real Estate Team

When you're in the market to buy or sell a home, you want that personal touch. It doesn't matter if it's your first purchase or your 10th- you need a professional to represent your interests. Look no ...

Business After Hours

The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce held its Business After Hours networking event at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park in South Jordan. Even though the weather didn't cooperate, everyone attending ...

Power Connections Luncheon

The Power Connections Luncheon was a successful networking event where 40+ business owners and Sandy Area Chamber members came together for lunch and relationship building. Leslie Wilson with SO...

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...

Sandy Senior Center Events Schedule

Sandy Senior Center9310 South 1300 East801-561-3265 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays in August, 9:30 a.m. – New Six-Week Walking with Ease Class. Walking With Ease is an evidence-based fitness program that can reduce pain and improve overall health...