Murray Journal - Murray's Own Community Newspaper

 
Housing Program Invests in Murray Neighborhoods

Housing Program Invests in Murray Neighborhoods

Since the spring of 2010, Murray City and NeighborWorks Salt Lake have partnered to provide housing services to residents and to invigorate older neighborhoods through renovation. The Murray office...

Hospital Stimulates Economic Growth in Murray

When Intermountain Medical Center first opened for business in 2007, Murray officials knew they had a facility located in the center of the Salt Lake Valley that would create an economic boon for years to come. Not only would the hospital attract...

UTOPIA Gets More Murray Funding

In February 2013, the Murray City Council denied a request for $168,000 from the Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency to cover operational costs. Council members and residents made it clear they felt the beleaguered high-speed UTOPIA...

Murray Firefighters Say Goodbye To Colleague

Murray City firefighter/paramedic Glenae Turley passed away on Aug. 18 after a long battle with liver cancer. Just 48, Turley had spent nearly 20 years in her profession; 15 years with the Murray...

Anthony Cusumano 1974-2014

It is with a great deal of sadness that we have to report the passing of Anthony Cusumano, a longtime friend and colleague at The Valley Journals. Anthony passed away on Aug. 21 following a year-long battle with cancer. He was 40. Anthony covered...

Ability Found Recognized For Good Works

A Murray nonprofit was recently awarded $2,500 as part of SelectHealth’s Select 25 program that recognizes organizations in Utah that improve health and serve special populations. Ability Found...

Mayor's Message

The past few months have been an exciting time in our community. The grand opening signs and the construction sites around Murray are a sign that business is active. The ceremonial ribbon cutting...

County Mayor's Message

One way to address air quality, traffic congestion and better health is to encourage more Salt Lake County residents to commute by bicycle. According to the U.S. Census, about 0.6 percent of workers nationally bike to work; Salt Lake City currently...

Murray Students Publicly Thank Teachers

School is not just about testing. "Success isn't just measured on a test or a report card," Murray Education Association President Judy Mahoskey said. "We need to let our community know how we are...

New Murray District Principals Welcome Community Support

Three new Murray School District principals are each very impressed with the community's support for their students. "Murray is unique in its school spirit and its supportive community," Murray High...

Nature Center

Liberty Elementary students were filmed Aug. 28 at the Kennecott Nature Center for a new video Kennecott is creating to highlight its operation and community partnerships. The Nature Center was one...

Spartans Looking for a Spark in 2014

2013 was not kind to Murray High's football team, which went 1-8 and didn't win a single one of its region games. Head coach Mike Richmond is hoping 2014 will have a happier ending for his team, who, ...

Cottonwood Football Trying to Clean Things Up

Cottonwood High's football team had a fair season in 2013, finishing 5-5 and losing to Brighton in the playoffs. Head coach Greg Croshaw feels his guys are capable of better, even if they are at a...

Top 7 Money Saving Apps for the Grocery Store

Food prices are on the rise yet again and you may be feeling the pinch at the grocery checkout counter. Let's face it; grocery shopping can be one of your largest monthly bills and everyone can use...

Chamber Corner

Welcome American International School of Utah! We held a ribbon cutting on Aug. 26th. We are excited to have a new charter school in Murray City. We welcomed Home 2 Suites with a ribbon cutting on...

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,...

Family Fun Planned For The Senior Expo

Everyone has a grandparent or senior that they support in their lives. That's why for the first time, this year the Utah Senior Expo will have a whole family focus. Taking place on Thursday, Oct. 2...

Desert Star's Newest Comedy

Desert Star Playhouse in Murray will get into the Halloween spirit a bit early with the opening of "Dracula: He Loved In Vein." The play opens Aug. 28 and runs through Nov. 8 at the theatre, located ...

Rummaging Around

Every few years I get the silly idea to hold a family yard sale. The plan is to raise enough money to pay off the mortgage, start a retirement fund and buy tickets to Hawaii. But by the end of the...

 
 
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