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Firefighters Honor Fallen Friend

Firefighters Honor Fallen Friend

It was the vacation of a lifetime. Andy and Mindy Walkingshaw traveled to Hawaii for an early 25-year wedding anniversary celebration. They spent nine days playing in the sun, making memories. But...

City Funds Relieve Financial Stress at Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club of South Valley, located in Murray, needs help. After the club was denied bank loans that would alleviate cash-flow problems, and after big donors disappeared due to a...

Rotary Club Installs New Officers

On June 30, an historic event occurred as it has for almost 60 years in Murray. Murray Rotary's leadership changes yearly. Past President Ron Jensen passed the responsibility of leading the...

Murray Employee Goes Out On A Limb

Murray City arborist Jake Bleazard competes at the 2014 Tree Climbing State Championships, displaying his safety techniques and climbing talents. Bleazard won the competition by proving his...

Addressing A Dangerous Water Hazard

In August 2010, Joseph and Kelly Glasser were kayaking on the Jordan River in Murray. After dropping over a small waterfall near Winchester Street, the couple got trapped in the undertow. Although...

Murray District Retires 14 Educators, Staff

Murray School District recently honored 14 long-time educators and staff members who retired this summer. Among them was 42-year veteran Kay Lee Schatten, who most recently taught third grade at...

Parkside Teacher Receives Golden Apple Award

Parkside third-grade teacher Lisa Smith knows the importance of her role as an educator. "I believe my unique role as an educator is to value each child individually and to discover in them their...

Murray High Latinos in Action Applauded as Youth Group of Year

When Murray High Latinos in Action students visited Parkside Elementary last year, it was to coach third-graders in improving their reading. They also volunteered to help when the school hosted...

Murray Resident Helps Raise Organ Donor Awareness

By all accounts, Murray resident Steve Balderidge is a normal man living a normal life, but ask him about his former neighbor Pixie Wallace, and you'll get a clearer picture of who Balderidge really...

Business Spotlight: Salzburger Echo

You've seen the horns in movies that take place in the Swiss Alps: the horn that's about 12 feet long and can be heard from a great distance. A trip to Switzerland to hear the alphorn or the Alpine...

Murray Farmers' Market

Residents looking for local produce can stop by the Murray Farmers' Market at Murray Park (296 East Murray Park Avenue) on Fridays and Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Oct. 25. The market...

Chamber Corner

THANK YOU to the following businesses for investing in the Murray Area Chamber of Commerce! We appreciate your support!!! THE TRIPLE THREAT COMPANYJohn Calveri, Owner HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS &...

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,...

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...