Articles with Lehi
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...
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
August 9, 2017, 6:14 amRead More...
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
August 7, 2017, 6:02 amRead More...
Legacy Center pool gets new slide tower
LEHI—The city is replacing the indoor pool slide tower at the Legacy Center. On June 6, Legacy Center Director Dan Harrison told the mayor and city council that the tower, originally constructed in 2005, had never been coated properly and that he had received an engineer's opinion in 2012 that the level of deterioration was beyond repair on some parts of the tower. On June 27, the council awarded the bid for reconstruction of the pool tower to Shepherd Fabrication and Peterson Company. Shephe
August 3, 2017, 5:41 pmRead More...
How to respond to panhandling
Panhandling, or asking strangers for money, seems to increase with the warmer weather, even in our smaller communities. It's common to see people holding signs advertising their need for food, money or transportation along major intersections and highways. Most people feel conflicted when they come across somebody panhandling -- they want to help, but often don't know what would be most effective. Salt Lake City is making concentrated efforts to end panhandling in their community through a pr
July 29, 2017, 12:28 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...
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...
Northern Utah Notes
AMERICAN FORK • The City Council has recently approved an Urban Deer Control Plan to handle deer in parts of the community that are destroying yards, gardens and crops. The plan has been successfully used by many cities throughout the county. The program will be run by Humphries Archery. Those interested in participating in the program can contact Humphries at 801-756-4750. • A new beach, Marina Cove Beach, constructed on Utah Lake at the American Fork Boat Harbor recently opened to the public
July 17, 2017, 5:38 amRead More...