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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
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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
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Question and answer with Highland City candidates
The Crossroads Journal recetnly gave candidates for Highland City office the chance to address issues important 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 survey was voluntary, not all candid
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No road referendum for Highland
HIGHLAND—A group of residents opposed to a citywide road fee called the Transportation Utility Fee, has decided not to pursue a referendum petition on the issue. The fee, which was supposed to go into effect July 1, was put on hold when the residents filed a referendum petition on May 22 for the fee to be placed on the November ballot. The residents had until July 7 to collect a minimum of 1,210 valid signatures. The group ultimately decided not to pursue a referendum. So the $18.50/month pe
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Question and answer with Cedar Fort candidates
The Crossroads Journal recently gave each Cedar Fort mayoral and city council candidate the chance to respond to questions about the issues facing their community. 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 surv
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County will provide election services for Highland
HIGHLAND—The city has contracted with Utah County to provide election services this year. Lt. Governor Spencer Cox has instructed all cities that, due to the special election for the 3rd Congressional District seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz, the counties should manage both the special and municipal elections in that district. The Primary Election will be held Aug. 15. Mail in ballots for those positions where more than two people have filed will be sent out to registered voters about two week
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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.
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Highland Fling celebrates city's 40 years
This year marks Highland City's 40th anniversary. The Highland Fling, which runs July 29 to Aug. 5, will celebrate this occasion, "Ruby Jubilee - Celebrating the Past, Looking to the Future" with a kickoff on July 29. On July 29 at 7 p.m. residents can enjoy a free music/mixed media presentation by former Highland resident David Dalley Jr. at the Lone Peak High School Auditorium. Refreshments will be served afterwards. There will be a jubilee dinner with a program, music and socializing on
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Highland City Arts Council offers new youth theater productions
This month, Highland City Arts premiered its first summer youth theater production, Willy Wonka, Jr. as what they hope marks the first of many musical theater opportunities for the youth in the area. Suzy Castleton, director, explained how she helped to start this new division of the Highland City Arts Council. "I approached Shauna Larsen with the Highland City Arts board with the idea of a youth show and they really helped me bring it to life." Castleton wanted to start this youth program
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New opening on Cedar Hills city council
CEDAR HILLS—There is an immediate opening on the city council after the June 4 resignation of Rob Crawley. Crawley and his family are moving out of the city. "I resigned because my family is moving to a home in Highland that is just right for our family. I am sad to not finish my term and explored all possible ways that I might continue on the City Council while doing what is best for my family and found there are no possible ways to remain on the Council while not living in the city of Cedar
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