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McMillan Students, Families Get Moving, Running

Mayor's Message

On June 24, the Murray City Council convened in a public meeting to consider whether it would be in the City’s best interest to continue toward Milestone 2 of the proposed public-private...

Teachers Dedicate Tree to Murray School District Bus Driver

When Charlotte Mitchell began her employment with Murray School District in June 1981, few, if anyone, knew that this bus driver would actually participate with students and teachers in hands-on...

Murray Girls Delivering Smiles to Community Doorsteps

Eleven Horizon and Grant Elementary girls are dedicating themselves to a summer of service, performing much of it in secret. The girls, who call themselves S.W.A.T., or Service Without A Trace,...

Program Designed to help Homebound Seniors

A nutrition gap for many homebound seniors will now be filled through a Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services program called MealsPlus. Seniors served by the county's Meals on Wheels program now...

76-Year-Old Murray Resident Honored For Volunteer Service

Leda Wright has been a charismatic presence at the L. Clark Cushing Heritage Center in Murray for more than a decade, involved as an advisory board chair, fundraising committee volunteer, a craft...

Murray City Employee Recognized For Service

Alex Njord was recognized as May's Murray City Employee of the Month during a recent city council meeting. Njord has worked in the human resource department as an office aide for two years, taking...

Murray City Adopts 2015 Budget

Compared to the 2014 fiscal year budget of $107 million, the 2015 fiscal year budget adopted by Murray City leaders on June 18 dropped a bit, to just over $106 million. Although operational budgets...

McMillan Students, Families Get Moving, Running

McMillan Elementary students and families got active at two recent school events - the Move-It Family Night and the Fit Fun-Walk-Run. At the second annual Move-It Family Night on May 13, students...

Murray High Student to Compete at National Skills USA Contest

Murray High School senior Savid Acuna recently won first place at the Utah Skills USA carpentry competition, and will represent the state when he competes in late June at the national contest in...

The Chalkboard

Enroll Now for Head Start Head Start is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. This free comprehensive preschool program is offered to children who will be three or four years old by...

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...

Macquarie Proposal Shot Down by Murray City Leaders

During a Murray City Council meeting, councilmember Brett Hales stated city leaders wanted to make a decision reflecting the desire of Murray residents in regards to the Macqaurie/UTOPIA proposal....

Murray Chamber Corner: Ribbon Cuttings

Murray Chapel Congratulations to Bille Jo Lucero for opening the newly renovated Murray Chapel! This is a great place for weddings, parties, gatherings and celebrations. Call Bille and let her know...

Our First Annual Chamber Bowl-a-thon was Such a Success!

Thank you to the South Salt Lake Chamber, Sugarhouse Chamber and Murray Chambers for holding such a fun night to get together! Congratulations to the Sugarhouse Chamber for winning the traveling...

Heritage Senior Center: Events Schedule

Upcoming events at the Heritage Senior Center, 10 East 6150 South. Phone 801-264-2635 for more information. The Heritage Center is a 55-plus recreation center for people who like to stay active, learn, get services, go places, stay healthy, play,...

Murray Arts in the Park

Murray Arts in the Park evening series will feature a concert band, ballet, musical theater, and jazz during July and early August in the Murray Park Amphitheater. The Murray Concert Band will...

Murray Parade Moments

The Murray community came out in force to celebrate Independence...

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 ...