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Juan Diego Girls Soccer Among State's Best

Wheadon Farm Park Coming To Fruition

A new and unique park on a 64-acre parcel of land has begun to take shape in southeast Draper. But prospective park visitors will likely have to wait until fall of 2015 to experience the park that is ...

Old Park School Won't Be Demolished Yet

Rather than demolish the old Park School this construction season as last planned, the city council voted Oct. 7 to surplus the Park School property. City Manager David Dobbins said that this is the legal step needed to sell it, but any purchase...

Community Comes Together For Draper Historic Theatre

In response to Draper Historic Theatre's plea for renovation help, many Draper community members have donated their time and resources, including local roofing, paving and paint businesses, church...

Honoring A "Bridge Builder"

Friends of the late Susan Madsen, killed May 8 at the age of 43 by a drunk driver in Draper, came together after her passing to find a way to honor their friend and her family. MaryBeth Brooks...

Thanksgiving Crazy Course Fun Run

Here's a fun way to trot off some calories before turkey day this year-join fellow Draperites at the sixth annual Thanksgiving Crazy Course Fun Run, Saturday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m. at the Andy Ballard...

Largest Mayor's Youth Council Yet

Members of the Draper City Mayor's Youth Council for 2014-15 were sworn in and honored at a recent reception. This youth council is the largest ever for Draper, consisting of 44 members and seven...

County Mayor's Message

Arts, culture, parks and recreation, Hogle Zoo, Red Butte Garden, Tracy Aviary—all these Salt Lake County offerings are cornerstones of the wonderful quality of life we enjoy here. Without you,...

Science Day

More than 500 Draper Park Middle School eighth-graders walked to Draper Park Sept. 25 for the second annual day of science-related activities that tied into their core curriculum. Students learned...

St. John Students Study Tetons Ecosystems

About 80 St. John the Baptist eighth-graders donned jackets to explore the outdoors as their classroom at Grand Teton National Park and its surroundings. During the school's ninth annual trip to the...

Corner Canyon Students Host Anti-Bullying Assembly

Two Pepperdine University roommates had enough of being victimized and listening to girls criticize and degrade one another. So decided to end mean talk by “Finding Kind.” “Finding Kind” is a film these roommates and now-filmmakers created...

Two Classics Will Be Performed On Draper High School Stages

"The Sound of Music" and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" will be performed in November at Juan Diego Catholic High School and Corner Canyon High School stages, respectfully. About 90...

Juan Diego Girls Soccer Among State's Best

The Juan Diego Catholic High School girls soccer team returned three All-State players-Ashley Buck, Presley Azarcon and Emily Pascua-from a year ago when they lost in the 3A title game. This year,...

Corner Canyon Charges Through Regions And Invades State Tennis Tourney

It may be just the second season of tennis at Corner Canyon, but the Chargers are making noise on the tennis courts. The Corner Canyon girls tennis team qualified the entire varsity squad for the...

Cross Country Champions

Draper Park Middle School took both girls' and boys' titles at the sixth annual Canyons School District intramural cross country championships Oct. 11 at Eastmont Middle School. The top three...

How To Find Black Friday Deals Before Black Friday

I know, you don't want to hear it but, it's time to say it: Christmas Shopping. How many years has Christmas come and gone and you've said to yourself "next year I'm going to get done early"? How...

There's Mischief Brewing At Draper Historic Theatre In "Dracula: Obsessed and Hating It"

If you're looking for a fun-filled haunt to take your little monsters to this month, check out the second annual stage production of "Dracula: Obsessed and Hating It," playing Oct. 18, 20, 25, 27 and ...

Be Very Afraid

It was a cold, dark night in October. I huddled with my friends from Riverview Junior High, shivering to stay warm because seventh graders don't wear coats. I was dressed in my Levi's 501 button-fly...

Draper Senior Center: Events Schedule

Draper Senior Center1148 E. Pioneer Road385-468-3330 Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to noon, and every Thursday until 8 p.m. Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. with a suggested donation of $2.50 for...

 
 
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