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Hundreds of Families, Picnic Blankets Fill School Lawns

Putting an emphasis on the beginning of the school year is why former principal Connie Buckner introduced a school picnic around 2007 at Grant Elementary.

Viewmont Students Embrace Song

Just one week into the new school year, Viewmont Elementary students can be found humming along to a Katy Perry song — sort of.

Fifty-five Years of Shelter

Bomber and Boo Boo, Dexter and Duchess are four of the hundreds of animals at the Humane Society of Utah waiting to be adopted.

More Than Just Miss Murray

Nicole Montgomery, Miss Murray 2016

Send in the Clowns

Welcome to the Reality TV show political campaign landscape that’s a combination of “Survivor” and “Hell’s Kitchen.” I call it “American Idle: Washington, D.C.”

The Gift of a Gift-less Holiday

Now we have creepy-looking elves wreaking havoc on the house and leaving daily surprises for an entire month.

Boys & Girls Clubs' Unification Celebrated

The Boys & Girls Club of South Valley isn’t going anywhere.

Land of Legends Yielding Composer to Valley

Bach. Brahms. Haydn. Händel. Strauss. Beethoven. Today, Zimmer. And in Christian Voss, emerging musicians locally will soon be led by a composer from a land that, in Germany, has produced the world’s greatest composers.

With Loss of Friend, Bittersweet Class Reunion Celebrating 60 Years

The Murray High School Class of 1955 celebrated in August in Murray for its 60th anniversary. Just weeks earlier, Peter Sundwall unexpectedly passed away.

A Star in the Valley’s Midst after Multiple Awards

The next Taylor Swift might be in our own backyard.


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