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Business Spotlight: OAK Wood Fire Kitchen

Draper Elementary Whistles For WATCH D.O.G.S.

This fall, Draper Elementary School officials want "Dads of Great Students" to volunteer at the school. These volunteers will be part of WATCH D.O.G.S., a father involvement initiative of the...

Utah-Based Boy Band Going Strong With The Power of Positive Pop Music

Pop music with clean lyrics? Not possible you might say, but a boy band formed here in Utah is determined to clean up mainstream music with its catchy and upbeat tunes. Beyond 5, the up-and-coming...

Drug Free Draper Becomes Communities That Care

Volunteer organization Drug Free Draper has morphed into a nationally-established program that now functions through the Draper Police Department. The program is called Communities that Care, and...

Juan Diego Football Ready To Take Field

The Juan Diego Catholic High School football team has been dominating its region for the past 11 seasons. This year feels different to head coach John Colosimo. "We're not quite where we've been, and ...

Old Park School's Fate Will Soon Be Decided

The fate of the old Park School currently hangs in the balance, a fate that has divided many residents of Draper and confounded others. The city council plans to have the school torn down before the...

Corner Canyon Hopes to Capitalize On Gridiron Experience

If experience is the cornerstone for successful athletic programs, Corner Canyon should be expecting a great 2014 season. The Chargers lost only one offensive and one defensive starter from last...

Juan Diego Students To Use Weather Equipment In Classes

Juan Diego Catholic High School students will use real-time weather data and forecasts in earth science and environmental science classes this fall when they study astronomy, geology and meteorology. ...

Fire Mitigation

Unified Fire Authority crews have been working on fuel mitigation by removing dry brush and trees in the SunCrest area. This is a result of a grant received from the state through the governor's...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am the mother of Kevin Fedderson. I wanted to thank you for the lovely article you did on him in the Draper Journal for July 2014. I was so impressed by the way you told his story. His ...

Player Picked To Lead Parade

Kent Player's middle name might easily be "team" because he's devoted many hours over the years in volunteer service to his community as a respected leader who listens to all sides. He's also been a...

Business Spotlight: OAK Wood Fire Kitchen

There's a new neighborhood pizzeria in town! OAK Wood Fire Kitchen opened its doors in Draper about three months ago. Their goal is to become a part of the community by providing a quality restaurant ...

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...

Chamber Corner

The Draper Area Chamber of Commerce congratulates BAKE 360 and South Mountain Dental on their success and expansion by holding Red Ribbon Cutting celebrations. South Mountain Dental:  Providing...

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 ...

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...

 
 
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