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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...
Question and answer with Saratoga Springs candidates
The Crossroads Journal recently gave each Saratoga Springs mayoral and city council candidate the chance to respond to questions of high interest to city residents. 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. Participation in the su
August 5, 2017, 6:58 amRead More...
EM kestrel project update
The Eagle Mountain Kestrel project completed its second year. The project was started by Shon Reed, Eagle Mountain Resident and avid birder in 2015. The project has logged hundreds of volunteer hours during the season and has been helped by several different groups. The project had another successful year. The project monitored 24 Kestrel nesting boxes during the nesting season. They monitored each box, recording the number of eggs laid and watched as those eggs produced fledglings. Those 24
July 29, 2017, 12:28 pmRead More...
West Side Theatre Co. Presents "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" for the Entire Family
EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — West Side Theatre Company will present a summer theatrical event for the entire family with the Utah premiere of "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day." Adults and children of all ages will equally enjoy a night filled with fun, music, and laughter as they experience this musical from the author of the popular book. A company of exceptional local performers will bring the beloved story to life at the SilverLake Amphitheater on Saturday, Aug. 12 and M
July 28, 2017, 9:23 pmRead More...
Splash pads are great places to play on hot summer days
Splash pads are becoming a popular playtime venue for families, especially those with younger children, because the water is not very deep and it allows for fun outdoor playtime when temperatures climb into the triple digits. Here is a list of local splash pads in the area. *Creekside Park: 100 S. 600 E. in Alpine (Hours 10 am -8 pm). This is a great park to take kids of all ages it has a splash pad, tennis courts, basketball courts, sand volleyball, walking trails, pavilion and playgrounds.
July 27, 2017, 12:15 pmRead More...
Fire season in full swing
The risk of wildfire is extremely high in the foothill and open areas of Northern Utah County. Firefighters have been battling fires around the state, including the Brian Head Fire that has now consumed over 49,000 acres. The Bureau of Land Management is asking "for eveyone's cooperation in preventing wildfires this season." On Jun 16, 2017 in an official press release, the BLM, give several tips to help prevent wildfires. Those tips include: keeping campfires small; never throw cigarette but
July 24, 2017, 8:01 amRead More...
Question and Answer with Eagle Mountain Candidates
The Crossroads Journal recently offered Cedar Hills mayoral and city council candidates the chance to answer questions addressing issues important to local voters. 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. Participation in the survey
July 23, 2017, 7:51 amRead More...
Kestrels killed in Eagle Mountain
On Monday June 12th, 2017 Eagle Mountain Kestrel Project volunteers were devastated by the news that one of the Kestral nest boxes was shot up, its occupants killed. It is suspected that on the evening of June 6th, someone shot down and killed the occupants of one of the twenty kestrel nest boxes located throughout and around Eagle Mountain. The box was completely destroyed and an adult female kestrel and four recently hatched chicks were killed. An unhatched egg was also destroyed. Brian Smi
July 19, 2017, 6:14 amRead More...
Eagle Mountain teen chosen for 2017 JDRF children's congress in Washington, D.C.
Every two years, 150 children from around the world that are living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) gather in Washington, D.C., to meet face-to-face with some of the top decision-makers in the U.S. government. According to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation website, the children, ages 4 to 17, represent all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The delegates in JDRF's Children's Congress enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help Members of Congress understand what life is like with T1D.
July 11, 2017, 10:42 amRead More...