These freezing cold temps could result in possible frozen service lines. Let’s talk about prevention and what to do if your lines do freeze.
How to prevent frozen service lines:
Let cold water drip from the faucet. […]
The Amazing Milestone reached by a West Jordan Resident
Dale Brady with Mayor Dirk Burton
Dale Brady has worked for the Utah Transit Authority since April of 1976 when he was 22 years old. 47 years later, […]
Heads up, last week Dominion Energy crews began working in the road to replace the existing gas line. The area impacted is 1300 W between 9200 South and 9400 South.
Crews plan to eventually close Northbound […]
Last year, the City of West Jordan announced it had entered a license agreement with Google Fiber, allowing the internet service provider to soon offer high-speed internet access to residents and businesses throughout the city.
January 27, 2023 – View PDF
Statement from West Jordan Police Chief Ken Wallentine on the death of Tyre Nichols:
As a police officer of more than forty years and your Police Chief, I unequivocally condemn the circumstances […]
Two weeks ago, a six-year-old shot a Virginia teacher with his mother’s gun – a story that made headlines across the United States. The West Jordan Police Department is striving to keep your community safe […]
Saturday, January 28th is Data Privacy Day – a day that creates awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust. Did you know that in 2022, the West Jordan Police Department […]
There’s a critical need for blood. Those are the first words you read on the website for the American Red Cross. On average, the Red Cross holds 16,426 blood drives each month. In recent weeks, […]
Did you know every year the city council reorganizes itself and votes on a new chair and vice chair? Much like what you’ve seen in the news, the past few weeks, of Congress voting in […]
An old road with a new name leads to Copper Hills High School today. Students advocated for a name change of New Bingham Highway last year, as Bingham High is a rival school. That rivalry […]
Wow, what winter weather we’ve had! Many parts of West Jordan reported receiving more than six inches of snowfall over the weekend. The city appreciates your patience, during storms like these, as we work to […]
Spotted at Maple Hills Park (6543 W 7400 S): tire marks in the grass, left behind by an off-highway vehicle. It might seem like driving on frozen grass isn’t a big deal but incidents like […]
Did you know the city of West Jordan offers two drop-off locations for glass recycling?
Gene Fullmer Recreation Center Parking Lot – 8125 S. 2200 W.Ron Wood Park Parking Lot near Baseball Fields – 5900 W. […]
Every year, the City of West Jordan offers its residents the option to pick up and dispose of their real Christmas trees. This year it is no different. Starting December 27th, 2022 through January 30th, […]
It’s one less thing to worry about this holiday season. Christmas and New Year’s Day will NOT impact your garbage day this year – but they will next year.
Why aren’t the holidays impacting my garbage […]
We’ve all been there before, you wake up in the morning to prepare for another day of work, you look outside, and BAM Mother Nature brought a huge snowstorm. Your driveway is covered in snow, […]
Earlier this week, West Jordan patrol officers and tactical operators were called to the scene of a possible active-shooter situation at an elementary school in a neighboring community. We are relieved that this was a […]
West Jordan City Hall has been undergoing renovations since March of 2021. All changes are being made to the interior of the building. The finished interior will be more accessible for residents, provide additional space […]
As you prepare to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday – there are a few safety tips to keep in mind. Following a couple simple steps will make a better holiday for you and our public service […]
The Thanksgiving holiday will change some residents’ garbage/recycling pick up day for the week. If your regular trash/recycling day is Thursday or Friday the week of Thanksgiving, pick-up will be delayed ONE day.
For example, if […]
Halloween is CREEPING up on us! The West Jordan Police Department wishes everyone a safe and happy Halloween experience. Take a minute to read these 3 tips to make sure you and your family stay […]
Freezing temperatures are on the way it’s time to winterize your irrigation systems. Preparing for cold weather saves time and money, that is why the West Jordan Parks Department is winterizing sprinklers and closing public […]
Cheers, barrel races, and awards are things you would expect at a rodeo – but this event featured Harleys instead of horses.
The West Jordan Police Department’s Motor Unit participated in the first annual Wasatch Front […]
You may notice brighter streets in West Jordan.
“We’ve been working with Rocky Mountain Power for three years now to replace schedule 11 streetlights,” said Public Services Director Isaac Astill.
Schedule 11 lights were high pressure sodium […]
Spring shouldn’t take all the credit for cleaning up. Forget about Spring cleaning because this month we are all about Fall clean up. Now is the perfect time to prepare your yards for the cold […]
JULY 27, 2022 – AUGUST 12, 2022Mt. View Corridor Trail – 8600 S. (See Map)
(WEST JORDAN, UT) – Starting today (July 27, 2022) a small portion of the Mt. View Corridor Trail near 8600 South […]
View and download the August 2022 Newsletter.
(WEST JORDAN, UT) – West Jordan Fire Station 53 (A-Platoon) received the Amazing Save Award for their life-saving efforts after 70-year-old John Atkin experienced a cardiac arrest event in May.
Firefighters responded to his home, got […]
Our state continues to be hit by excessive heat, red flag warnings (critical fire weather), and high, hot winds warnings.
We live in a modern world where we can control the temperature where we live and […]
View and download the July 2022 Newsletter.
(West Jordan, Utah) The 1300 West Sewer Project begins this week on the property adjacent to Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District.
Where: 1300 West 8200 South to 8600 South.When: This week through late September.What else: […]
Drop, Cover, Hold On
Have you ever thought about what you would do during an earthquake here in the Salt Lake valley? Where your safe place would be?
When indoors, you can Drop, Cover and Hold On:
View and download the June 2022 Newsletter.
“Walking around in heels and pretty dresses is great, but really, I’ve gained a greater understanding of what our community is facing…especially the community of West Jordan.”
Kimberly Frandsen was crowned Mrs. West Jordan earlier this […]
View and Download the May 2022 Newsletter
1300 West; 6600 South – 9400 South
The City of West Jordan, in cooperation with the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), plans to widen 1300 West between Winchester Street and 9400 South.
The proposed project will create […]
Salt Lake County and Rio Tinto have partnered up to improve outdoor recreation options in Butterfield Canyon. This canyon is in the Oquirrh Mountains just southwest of West Jordan. This month, the Salt Lake County […]
View and Download the April 2022 Newsletter
Utah State University’s Utah Wellbeing Project has partnered with many cities and towns throughout Utah to conduct a public well-being survey. West Jordan City encourages you to take 10 minutes to provide your feedback. You […]
The FTC recently reported that they’ve seen a huge spike in people losing money from social media scams in recent years, and the citizens of West Jordan are not exempt from these scams. Data from […]
Tax season is here and scam artists are upping their efforts to try to get your personal information. Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a tax return […]
A lot has changed in West Jordan over the past ten years. Our city has welcomed world-renowned businesses, expanded and created new infrastructure, and has grown to the third most populous city in the state […]
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Troy Hunter is a photographic artist with a unique specialty.“I have what is called ‘essential tremors,” Hunter explained. “Some call it a disability; I have to disagree because it results in such beauty.”
What he once […]