Four Weeks to a More Organized Household
Week One 1. Clear out junk drawers 2. Clean out purses and bags 3. Clean out fridge and freezer 4. Take all toys to playroom 5. Clean out pantry 6. Clear out storage closet(s) Week Two 1. Clean out master closet 2. Clean out coat closet 3. Clean out children's closets 4. Clear out shoe collections 5. Clean out cars Week Three 1. Reorganize kitchen cabinets 2. Clean bathroom cabinets 3. Clean laundry room 4. Clean up mud rooms and entryways 5. Clean off desk Week Four 1. Reorg
August 18, 2017, 2:16 pmRead More...
Stay local for summer fun
Summer is in full swing and finding activities to keep you and your family entertained can be difficult. Luckily, we live in an area full of free and low-cost options to help you enjoy the dog days of summer. Here are some upcoming events as well as some new places to check out: 1. The Outlets at Traverse Mountain Lehi's recent growth is no secret, and the Outlets at Traverse Mountain are a great addition to the area. In addition to housing a number of discounted stores - like Carter's, Levi
August 17, 2017, 12:54 pmRead More...
Closed Primary Utah County - Utah
Closed Primary Utah County - Utah August 15, 2017 Summary for: All Contests, All Districts, All Tabulators, All Counting Groups Last Election Night Report For August 15th, 2017 Unofficial Results Registered Voters: 30,228 of 250,403 (12.07%) Ballots Cast: 30,228 Congressional District 3 REP (Vote for 1) REP Christopher Niles Herrod 7,341 Tanner Ainge 6,236 John Cur
August 16, 2017, 7:34 amRead More...
Cedar Hills increases water rates
CEDAR HILLS--City officials have approved an increase in water fees, effective June 20, based on a utility rate study by Bowen, Collins & Associates. The increases are tiered and based on whether pressurized irrigation is available. The new utility fees are assessed as follows: Water (No pressurized irrigation available) Base Rate (no usage) $8.10 Per Month (previously $7.68) 1-8,000 gallons $1.80 Per 1,000 gallons (previously $1.69) 8,001 -12,000 $1.80 Per 1,000 gallons (previously $1
August 16, 2017, 5:31 amRead More...
Cedar Hills spotlights beautiful yards
CEDAR HILLS—If you've been working hard getting your yard into shape this summer, it's not too late to enter it into Cedar Hill's annual Yard of the Month contest. The city's beautification committee gives out awards each summer month through September recognizing one yard from each of five precincts that the city is divided into (if entries are submitted from each area). Photos of the winning yards are posted on the city's website. June's winners were the Bouwhuis residence, 10308 North Iro
August 15, 2017, 1:56 pmRead More...
Preparing for a great job interview
Perhaps you are looking for your first job, graduating from college, or making a career change later in life. Congratulations, you landed the interview. Here are some suggestions on how to make a good impression when interviewing for a new job. 1. Research the company you're interviewing for. When answering questions, tie them into the organization. Avoid trying to thoroughly research a dozen different industries. Focus your job search on just a few industries instead. 2. Prepare for common
August 14, 2017, 5:44 pmRead More...
Cowboys, villains, comedy and fun at the Desert Star Playhouse
What do you get when you combine cowboys, current event impromptu jokes, villains and toe-tappin' songs? You get "The 3 Amigos: Showdown at the Del Taco Ranch", a musical that is now playing at the Desert Star Playhouse in Murray. This production is loosely based upon the storyline of the 1986 comedy starring Chevy Chase, Steve Martin and Martin Short. But as always, Desert Star Playhouse throws in their own music, characters, plot twists, local humor and current event jokes. As the story
August 12, 2017, 11:20 amRead More...
Alpine officials study future uses for Dry Creek trail
ALPINE—At their June 13 meeting, Alpine city council members considered what to do with the Dry Creek trail. On the agenda was a proposed master plan for a trail and public open space along Dry Creek. City Planner Jason Bond presented a plan which proposed a paved trail with wildflowers to beautify and enhance the area. Eventually, the trail would be connected to every major park and every school in Alpine, he said. Future proposals include a pavilion or gazebo in the open area and a natural pla
August 11, 2017, 1:53 pmRead More...
Water study addresses water loss and solutions
LEHI—City officials recently heard the results of a water optimization study by Hansen, Allen & Luce that they had commissioned. The purpose of the study was to develop recommendations for the city to optimize its drinking water and pressurized irrigation systems. Steve Jones, Hansen, Allen & Luce project manager, presented the findings on June 6. The city's two water systems are each divided into seven pressure zones. The uppermost zones are located against Traverse Mountain in the northern
August 10, 2017, 5:17 pmRead More...
Question and answer with Lehi mayoral and city council candidates
The Crossroads Journal gave candidates for Lehi Mayor and City Council an opportunity to respond to questions about the issues Lehi residents are concerned with this election. Sixteen questions were sent to each of the candidates in the municipal elections that The Crossroads Journal covers. These candidates were given the opportunity to answer questions on a wide range of topics including; roads, development, family life, open space, schools and why they are running for office. Participatio
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