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Taylorsville veteran boards Honor Flight

Randy Freestone applied for an Honor Flight trip on behalf of his father, a Korean War veteran, in January, but he said the chances of landing a spot seemed bleak.

Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation Holds Bond Election

The Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is holding a $90 million bond election to fund new projects such as new parks and updates to existing ones.

Taylorsville Solo Artist Shoots for the Stars

Doug Clyde combined his love for astronomy and instruments to create a career in the new-age music industry.

‘Earthquake Lady’ Trains Residents on Preparedness

Maralin Hoff, also known as the “Earthquake Lady,” gave the keynote speech at Taylorsville’s safety and preparedness fair.

Bluffdale Resident Transitions to Modern Calligraphy

One Bluffdale artist continues to adapt her style as computer graphics change the way people view calligraphy.

Things I Learned at the Statue of Liberty

While navigating the crowds on Liberty Island, I learned some things I thought I’d share with you.

Activities to Help Kids Understand Halloweens of Long Ago

Halloween. It’s a holiday that leaves me confused and mystified. No, it’s not the witches brew getting to me, it’s the evolution of the holiday itself.

Children Try a Tri at Taylorsville Event

Over 100 spectators watched as racers, many of them children, leapt into the pool, sped through a park on bikes and sprinted to the finish line during Taylorsville Fitness and Recreation Center’s fifth annual triathlon.

Taylorsville Hosts Night Out Against Crime

Residents learned about public safety from firefighters and police officers at the annual Taylorsville Night Out Against Crime event.

Taylorsville Class of 1986: Where Are They Now?

It’s been 30 years since the Taylorsville Class of 1986 roamed the halls of Taylorsville High School, but a reunion on Aug. 26 and 27 brought the veteran Warriors back to their alma mater.


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