In This Issue - June 2023
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Have you ever watched the Taylorsville Dayzz skydiving team descend and wondered, ‘Why is one jumper way off course?’ Turns out, there’s always been a simple explanationThe answer to a decade-old mystery surrounding Taylorsville Dayzz – and the annual arrival of its skydiving team – has finally been revealed. If you’ve looked on during one of those Saturday night team jumps and wondered why one of the skydivers always appeared to drift way off course, there’s always been a simple explanation for it. Read More »
‘Mrs. Rocky Mountain’ is a Taylorsville wife and mom with far more on her mind than titles and crownsA Taylorsville mother of nine is taking on one of the most difficult topics parents and children can ever discuss – child sexual abuse – through a series of brief, but powerful, music videos she hopes will open eyes… and dialogs. Read More »
Accomplished poet and author delivered Salt Lake Community College's Commencement AddressTara M. Stringfellow, accomplished poet and author, delivered the Salt Lake Community College's 2023 Commencement Address. Read More »
Historic Taylorsville Cemetery records are being updated by a new sextonA changing of the guard at the historic Taylorsville Cemetery (4567 South Redwood Road) now has a new sexton updating records, while also maintaining the appearance of the 5-acre site. Read More »
David Gourley educator Jacob Baesler named Afterschool Teacher of the YearJacob Baesler, a third grade teacher at David Gourley Elementary was named the 2022-23 Utah Afterschool Teacher of the Year by the Utah Afterschool Network. Read More »
Taylorsville moviemaker JD Allen balances fatherhood and filmmaking, one diaper and one lens cap at a timeSteven Spielberg had to start someplace – and so too is filmmaker JD Allen. The Taylorsville-based artist – and former BYU football player – now works long hours every day to balance storytelling and family. Read More »
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