Draper Journal - Draper's Own Community Newspaper

 
Local Skateboarder Returns to His Roots

Local Skateboarder Returns to His Roots

After years of representing companies with his skateboarding, Draper's Kevin Fedderson decided it was time for a change. And so, he took time off from what he has known most of his life. He looked...

Soldiers Soar High Over Draper During Wings Of Inspiration Event

Retired Army Master Sgt. and Eagle Mountain resident Gordon Ewell didn't think he would ever be able to walk, let alone paraglide, after performing 59 highly dangerous missions in Iraq that left him ...

New Construction For Cops

Police occasionally participate in obstacle course exercises for training purposes, but for the Draper Police Department, their current facility has become an obstacle course of sorts, with no real...

Draper Ranked Number Four

Draper City was recently ranked number four in a study that named the 10 most livable cities in Utah. The study, done by CreditDonkey, analyzed data on violent crime, commute times, income,...

American Legion Auxiliary Sends Local Young Women to Girls State

The Girls State program is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary in each state of the country to educate youth about civic responsibility and government processes. For six days during the month...

Willow Springs Students Discover iPad Learning

Six Willow Springs Elementary classroom teachers spent the past school year implementing iPads in their upper-grade classrooms. Principal Sharyle Karren gave six third- through fifth-grade teachers...

Teacher Puts Award Money to Good Use

Corner Canyon High music teacher Randal Clark recently received the Beverly Taylor Sorenson Legacy Award. With the award, he received $2,500 for Corner Canyon's music program, which he used to...

Chargers Lacrosse Makes A Name For Itself

The Corner Canyon boys lacrosse team went farther than any other team at the new school, marching through the state playoffs and competing for the title, but in the end, losing the championship game. Corner Canyon finished the season with a 16-3...

Soaring Eagle Tennis Squad Successfully Defends State Title

The Juan Diego Catholic High School boys tennis team recently won its second 3A state title in a row in dominating fashion, losing only 15 games in 12 straight-set matchups for its three top singles...

Corner Canyon Closes First Year in Baseball, Softball

Corner Canyon baseball and softball players are already looking forward to next season. They're also working hard in the off-season to hone their skills in anticipation of a better run than this...

Business Spotlight: Dixon-Felis Real Estate Team

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...

Congratulations to All Star Bowling

Congratulations to All Star Bowling of Draper on their grand opening and ribbon cutting! All Star Bowling & Entertainment is a state-of-the-art entertainment facility. All Star features 26...

Draper Senior Center: Events Schedule

Draper Senior Center1148 East 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...

On the Fence

A house with a white fence symbolizes the American dream. The white fence at our house creates a place where Ringo the Dog can romp, dig up gophers and roll in the mud. Unfortunately, that same white ...