City News

  • Bites in the Heights is Back!
    10/16/2017
    It’s the second annual Bites in the Heights! The challenge is to visit as many Cottonwood Heights restaurants as you can.
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  • Come Trunk or Treat on Halloween
    10/16/2017
    Come and participate in the second annual Cottonwood Heights Business Association Trunk or Treat event on Halloween!
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  • What is your vision for the Wasatch Canyons?
    10/12/2017
    Join Salt Lake County to help identify and refine the vision or the Wasatch Canyons and provide feedback on prior planning projects.
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  • Cottonwood Heights Business Awards
    10/03/2017
    Several business leaders in Cottonwood Heights were honored on Thursday, Oct. 5 during the city’s first Excellence in Business awards held at city hall.
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  • Monster Mash Coming Oct. 27
    10/02/2017
    Need to get your “little monsters” out of the house? Come to Monster Mash, our annual Halloween party at the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center. The party begins at 5 p.m. and goes until 7 p.m. on Oct. 27.
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  • BCC Marathon Brings the World to Cottonwood Heights
    10/02/2017
    Thousands of visitors came to Cottonwood Heights for The Revel Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon and Half Marathon on Sept. 9. More than 4,600 runners participated in the event, which is an official qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. It was the sixth year the race has been run in Utah.
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  • General Election Set for Nov. 7
    10/02/2017
    A General Municipal Election will be held in Cottonwood Heights to select a new mayor and two new council members.
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  • Beautiful yards recognized in Cottonwood Heights
    10/02/2017
    Cottonwood Heights council members found it hard to choose winners for the city’s first Beautification Awards for landscaping and design, but they narrowed it down to the following winners.
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  • Cottonwood Heights Residents, Business Honored with Apex Awards 
    10/02/2017
    They recognize and encourage greatness in children. They give of their free time to support teachers. They find resources for schools, forge creative paths around big problems, and have worked shoulder-to-shoulder to build Canyons into the school district it is today. They are the 2017 Apex Award winners, the highest honor given by Canyons District’s Board of Education and administration — and four of the 12 honorees this year hail from Cottonwood Heights.
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  • Oct. 2017 Business Spotlights
    10/02/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • CH Recognized for Clean Air Initiative
    10/02/2017
    The Utah Clean Cities Coalition honored Cottonwood Heights City for participation in “Idle-Free Awareness” efforts on Sept. 6 on the steps of the Utah State Capitol.
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  • CH Recognized for Budget, Finance Excellence
    10/02/2017
    The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) awarded Cottonwood Heights with a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting and a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. on Aug. 22.
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  • Oct. 2017 Road Construction Updates
    10/02/2017
    There are two major projects that will affect commuters in Cottonwood Heights during October.
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  • Fun at Whitmore Library
    10/02/2017
    This October, Whitmore Library is offering “spooktacular” fun for the whole family, whether it’s book clubs, a pajama storytime or science fun for the school-age kids. Programs start Oct. 5.
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  • Project Rio Grande Is Impacting Many Surrounding Communities
    10/02/2017
    Cottonwood Heights police recently hosted the Valley Police Alliance (VPA) to discuss Project Rio Grande, the increased police presence along the troubled Rio Grande street in downtown Salt Lake City. Although State Law Enforcement and Salt Lake City largely consider the efforts a success, several other municipal agencies had a differing opinion.
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  • New Fire Truck Assigned to CH
    10/02/2017
    The Unified Fire Authority showed off its latest apparatus to city officials during a city council meeting on Sept. 12.
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  • Officers and Staff Honored at Annual CHPD Awards Banquet
    10/02/2017
    The Cottonwood Heights Police Department held its annual banquet and awards event at Market Street Grill on Sept. 5.
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  • #BuildingTogether: CSD’s 2017 School Improvement Bond 
    10/02/2017
    If you have children or grandchildren attending schools in Cottonwood Heights, chances are you received a flyer with information about a proposed $283 million school improvement bond that Canyons School District has placed on the Nov. 7 election ballot.
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  • CHPD Welcomes New Support Staff; Promotes Ricks to Master Sergeant
    10/02/2017
    The Cottonwood Heights Police Department promoted Sgt. Scott Ricks to the rank of master sergeant during City Council meeting on Aug. 22. Bailey Goodart and Bailey Snyder were also introduced as police support specialists during a work session that same evening.
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  • Ridgecrest Elementary Celebrates 50 years
    10/02/2017
    Parents, students, teachers – past and present – gathered on Sept. 8 to celebrate Ridgecrest Elementary School’s 50th anniversary. Hundreds participated in games, tours and had a chance get dinner from food trucks at the event.
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  • Youth Council has Dinner with Mayor, Staff
    10/02/2017
    The Cottonwood Heights Youth City Council (YCC) held its annual “Dinner with the Mayor” on Aug. 29 at City Hall.
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  • CH Baha’i Community Honored by City Council
    10/02/2017
    The Cottonwood Heights Baha’i community is celebrating the bicentennial birth of their faith’s founder and prophet Baha‘u’llah in October, and the City Council honored them with a proclamation on Sept. 12.
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  • Wasatch Front Waste News & Notes Oct. 2017
    10/02/2017
    Here are some tips, bulletins and notes from Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District for October 2017.
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  • Leadership Skills Learned in the Mystery Escape Room
    10/02/2017
    Teamwork is essential for a company’s success but research shows that few companies reach the full potential of their teams. Come learn more at the CH Business Boot Camp on Oct. 12.
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  • “Bark in the Park” Brings Doggie Fun to CH
    09/30/2017
    Dogs and their “people” had a great time at Mountview Park on Sept. 16. There were dog tricks, dog treats and police K-9 demonstrations to delight crowds during Cottonwood Heights’ “Bark in the Park” event.
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  • Wasatch Blvd. Closing for 3 Weeks
    09/20/2017
    Here is a look at some of the road projects going on in the city.
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  • Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance in Consideration; Seeking Public Input
    09/20/2017
    The city council and staff are requesting the help of the citizens. A preliminary draft has been written, and the city is now seeking input on a proposed accessory dwelling unit ordinance.
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  • CH Woman  Honored by National Mortgage Group
    09/11/2017
    Ruth Green, SVP of Operations at Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI), has received the prestigious recognition as an Elite Woman by Mortgage Professional Association (MPA), a top publication in the mortgage industry.
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  • Leaf Collection Bags Available
    09/11/2017
    Leaf bags will soon be available to Cottonwood Heights residents (one bundle of 10 bags per household). The bags should be available by Oct.1.
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  • Alzheimer’s Support Available
    09/11/2017
    The Alzheimer's Association of Utah helps and supports families or caregivers who are living with or assisting someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia.
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  • CH Parade Float Steams to High Honors
    09/11/2017
    Everyone loves a parade, and just about everyone loved Cottonwood Heights' parade float that mimicked a late 1800s steam locomotive.
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  • Back to School, Back to Safety
    09/11/2017
    This article is an effort to increase awareness of possible safety issues that are associated with our kids returning to school. Most of the information provided comes from Safe Kids USA.
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  • A Fond Farewell
    09/11/2017
    Lt. Mark Askerlund said his final goodbyes to the city during a retirement party on August 3 at City Hall.
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  • New CHPD Officers Sworn in
    09/11/2017
    The Cottonwood Heights Police Department welcomed five new officers to the force and promoted another during a ceremony on Aug. 8.
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  • CH Couple Saves Injured Man During Race
    09/11/2017
    Cottonwood Heights residents Jeffery and Traci Andreason recently saved a man during a race they were competing in.
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  • Sept. 2017 Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling Notes
    09/11/2017
    Here's the latest updates and information from the Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling District.
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  • Canyons District Teachers Honored by City
    09/11/2017
    Members of the City Council and staff gathered to honor the Canyons School District teachers of the year during a luncheon on Aug. 14 at City Hall.
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  • Canyons School District: Building with Purpose
    09/11/2017
    In Canyons District, residents know that a strong community is essential to building a bright future for students.
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  • Sept. 2017 Business Spotlights
    09/11/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • Social Media Advertising Boot Camp
    09/11/2017
    Digital advertising has become a big part of marketing campaigns. Whether it’s a promoted Tweet or a Facebook ad, companies are getting more exposure than ever before. How can you incorporate social media advertising into your business?
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  • Bark in the Park Set for Sept. 16
    09/01/2017
    They say every dog has its day, so why not make that day Sept. 16 during Cottonwood Heights’ annual “Bark in the Park” event?
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  • Come to the Excellence in Business Awards Luncheon
    08/31/2017
    Don’t miss the Excellence in Business Awards Luncheon at City Hall on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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  • City to Host Open Space Open House
    08/31/2017
    Cottonwood Heights Community and Economic Development staff will be hosting an open house to talk with interested parties about the proposed Open Space Master Plan.
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  • Revel Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon and Half Marathon Coming to CH
    08/29/2017
    Cottonwood Heights is proud to welcome the 6th annual Revel Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon and Half Marathon to our city. This is the fifth year that Cottonwood Heights has hosted this popular event that draws participants from around the country as well as locally.
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  • Candidates Narrowed Down in Primaries; Election Set for Nov.
    08/16/2017
    Final candidates for two city council seats were selected during a primary election on Aug. 15.
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  • Gift Baskets that Keep on Giving – To Thieves
    08/02/2017
    This scam is actually very clever. There is never a shortage of creative thinking when it comes to frauds designed to get your money. This was sent to me by a friend: Beware of people bearing gifts.
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  • Aug. 2017 Business Boot Camp
    08/02/2017
    It seems negativity is pervasive in society today. To help combat the stress caused by pessimistic news reports and social media, plan to attend the CHBA’s Business Boot Camp on Thursday, Aug. 24 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Cottonwood Heights City Hall.
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  • Aug. 2017 Business Spotlights
    08/02/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • Bites in the Heights Delayed
    08/02/2017
    Originally scheduled for the end of August, the “Bites in the Heights” dine-o-round will be rescheduled for later in the fall.
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  • Saying ‘Goodbye’
    08/02/2017
    Two Cottonwood Heights police officers are hanging up their badges. Officer Sam Dawson, who has served on the CHPD force since 2009 retired from police service in mid-July. A week later, Sgt. Ken Eatchel, who has been with CHPD since its inception in 2008, also retired.
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  • Aug. 2017 CH Student Profiles
    08/02/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students and educators in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • Beautification Award Program Entries Welcome
    08/02/2017
    A new Cottonwood Heights Landscaping/Beautification Award Program has been designed to recognize well-maintained and beautiful landscapes in our community. The city invites all residential homeowners to enter and participate in this program. Nominations may be for your own landscaping, or a neighbor's.
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  • Thanks To Our Butlerville Days Volunteers!
    08/02/2017
    We’d like to thank all the hard-working volunteers who donated so much of their time and talents to make July’s Butlerville Days event such a great success.
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  • Thanks, Annie!
    08/02/2017
    “Little girls, little girls, everywhere we turn we can see them!” The Cottonwood Heights Arts Council is thrilled with the success of the summer musical Annie.
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  • City Bans Aerial Fireworks 
    08/02/2017
    While most residents celebrated responsibly on July 4, some did not. One fire caused by fireworks in a residential area near Mountain View Cemetery quickly spread through a vacant field and nearly destroyed one home across the street from Bywater Park, while damaging other property adjacent to the field.
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  • Art Show Coming to City Hall
    08/02/2017
    Entries for the annual Cottonwood Heights Art Show will soon be on display at City Hall (in previous years, the show took place at Whitmore Library).
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  • Aug 2017 News & Notes from Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling
    08/01/2017
    Here are the latest updates and information from the Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling District.
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  • Solar Eclipse Party at Whitmore Library
    08/01/2017
    The summer may be winding down, but the party hasn’t stopped. On Aug. 21 at 10:30 a.m., Whitmore Public Library will be hosting a solar eclipse viewing party.
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  • Thank You Neighborhood Watch Volunteers!
    08/01/2017
    Cottonwood Heights Police hosted a barbecue in honor of our city’s dedicated neighborhood watch volunteers on July 13.
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  • Aug. 2017 Road Construction Updates
    08/01/2017
    Here's a look at the major road projects affecting Cottonwood Heights this summer.
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  • Municipal Primary Set For Aug. 15
    07/20/2017
    Ten candidates have filed to run for three open seats in the 2017 Cottonwood Heights Municipal Election. A primary election will be held on August 15 to narrow the candidates to two per position. The Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
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  • Public Comment Needed for Transportation Projects
    07/11/2017
    Your voice is needed to help designate funding for transportation projects in our area. The Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC) wants your input via an interactive online map and at two open houses to be held in July.
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  • City Enacts Temporary Ban on Aerial Fireworks
    07/11/2017
    On July 11, 2017, The Cottonwood Heights City Council voted to ban all aerial fireworks that reach higher than 15 feet in the air. The ordinance is effective immediately, and will last until December 29, 2017.
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  • Art Show Set for Sept.
    07/05/2017
    The annual Cottonwood Heights Art Show takes place through the month of September, and will for the first time be on display at City Hall (in previous years, the show took place at Whitmore Library).
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  • CH Arts Council Presents “Annie”
    07/05/2017
    You can bet your bottom-dollar that Cottonwood Heights Arts Council is proud to present "Annie." This production of a spunky little orphan girl who charms the richest man in America is so sweet it will give you a toothache.
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  • July 2017 Road Construction Updates
    07/05/2017
    There are a few road projects going on this summer you should be aware of.
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  • Meet the Candidates Night
    07/05/2017
    Come meet the candidates running for mayor and city council in Cottonwood Heights.
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  • Whitmore Library Summer 2017 Programs
    07/05/2017
    Summer is in high gear and Whitmore Library has a fun lineup of programs for July.
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  • Don't Leave Children Unattended in Vehicles
    07/05/2017
    Unified Fire Authority posted a safety message on Facebook recently that reminds us not to leave children unattended in vehicles due to the risk of heatstroke death.
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  • The Power of Neighborhood Watch
    07/05/2017
    Neighbors helping neighbors: It's a simple adage and one that holds immeasurable power when it comes to keeping communities safe.
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  • July 2017 Wasatch Front Waste Update
    07/03/2017
    Here's the latest updates and information from the Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling District.
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  • Zombie Cyclists Invade City
    07/03/2017
    The Cottonwood Heights Business Association hosted the first-ever Zombie Family Fun Ride on June 5.
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  • Bites in the Heights is Back
    07/03/2017
    The second annual Bites in the Heights event will be held from Aug. 21-31, and will feature several local restaurants providing Bites in the Heights specials!
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  • CH Announces Beautification Award Program
    07/03/2017
    The new Cottonwood Heights Landscaping/Beautification Award Program recognizes well-maintained and beautiful landscapes in our community.
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  • July 2017 Business Spotlight
    07/03/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • July 2017 CH Student Profiles
    07/03/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • Old Mill Painting Donated to City
    07/03/2017
    A painting that has hung inside a local Zions Bank for years has a new home at Cottonwood Heights City Ha
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  • New Fun Coming to BVDays 2017
    06/01/2017
    New attractions, fun and food await visitors to Butlerville Days 2017. Pony rides, a petting zoo and additional entertainment will be featured, along with a first-ever grand marshal to lead the parade.
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  • “Annie” Cast Set; Opens July 28
    06/01/2017
    Cottonwood Heights Arts Council is thrilled about our upcoming production of "Annie." We are so appreciative of all who came and tried out.
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  • 2017 Summer Road Construction Updates
    06/01/2017
    Here's a look at the major road projects affecting Cottonwood Heights this summer.
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  • Business Boot Camp: Discover Your Biases
    06/01/2017
    Leadership Consultant, Executive Coach and Career Development Strategist Merrilee Buchanan helps us discover our unconscious biases during this fascinating boot camp.
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  • June 2017 Business Spotlight
    06/01/2017
    TIME MACHINE is an alternative to the traditional photo booth found at corporate parties, weddings, mitzvahs, quinceañeras and other events.
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  • City recognized for business-friendly programs by "Best of State"
    06/01/2017
    The City of Cottonwood Heights and its Economic and Business Development Program is changing the way cities engage with businesses and business owners. Its efforts have paid off as the city was announced the winner of the 2017 Best of State Award for Economic Development Management in the Public Sector.
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  • June 2017 Student Profiles
    06/01/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • June 2017 WFWRD News & Notes
    06/01/2017
    Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling has a few announcements to help make the environment in Cottonwood Heights a little cleaner this month.
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  • CH Kids Learn About Water
    06/01/2017
    Kids from Bella Vista, Butler and Ridgecrest elementary schools got a chance to get out of the classroom to learn more about storm water and water safety at the annual Storm Water Fair at Hogle Zoo.
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  • Summer Fun at Whitmore Library
    06/01/2017
    Here's what's happening at Whitmore Library this summer.
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  • Summer Safety Reminder
    06/01/2017
    All summer long, people are outdoors working on projects like lawn care, hosting barbecues or relaxing by a pool. It can be easy to forget to close a door or window, but if they are left open it creates an easy opportunity for a burglar.
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  • 2017 Citizens Police Academy a Great Success
    06/01/2017
    Twenty-five devoted residents got a first-hand look at law enforcement during a Citizens Academy, held by the Cottonwood Heights Police Department.
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  • We All Live Downstream: Stormwater Guidelines
    06/01/2017
    Storm water runoff is precipitation from rain and snowmelt that flows over the ground. As it flows, it can pick up debris, chemicals, dirt, and other pollutants and deposit them in to a storm drain system or body of water.
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  • Children's Concert Dazzles
    06/01/2017
    Cottonwood Heights Arts Council thanks all who came to support the Cottonwood Heights-based Rocky Mountain Strings and One Voice Children’s Choir concert on May 4
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  • Come Join The Zombie Family Fun Ride June 5
    05/18/2017
    Bring the family to the city’s first Zombie Family Fun Ride on Monday, June 5, from 6 to 8 p.m.
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  • Half Marathon Coming May 13
    05/11/2017
    The Vigor Utah Half Marathon, 10K and 5K race will take place Saturday, May 13, and will affect traffic near the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon.
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  • Power Line Work Continues at Highland Dr./Ft. Union Intersection
    05/10/2017
    Wasatch Electric has scheduled a power outage near the Fort Union Boulevard/ Highland Drive intersection on Wednesday night May 10, which will last from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
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  • City Budget Public Hearings to be Held
    05/09/2017
    Cottonwood Heights will hold two separate public hearings concerning the city’s operating budget.
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  • UTA Offers Summer Youth Pass
    05/08/2017
    The Utah League of Cities and Towns is partnering with Utah Transit Authority to help youth get around a little more this summer.
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  • CH recognized by Utah League of Cities and Towns
    05/03/2017
    The Utah League of Cities and Towns recently featured Cottonwood Heights in a report that was shared on the Deseret News website.
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  • Giverny Development Underway
    05/02/2017
    A new housing development is taking shape on Wasatch Boulevard.
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  • Be Aware of I-215 Ramp Closures
    05/02/2017
    UDOT will be repairing bridges in the Foothill Drive/Parleys Canyon area along I-80 and I-215. This work may affe t your commute from Cottonwood Heights, if you travel to downtown SLC.
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  • Green Waste  Subscription Program
    05/01/2017
    Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling District's Green Waste Collection Program is underway.
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  • Area Cleanup Dates Set for CH
    05/01/2017
    Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling's annual Area Clean-Up Program is currently underway. Cottonwood Heights residents will start seeing the containers in their neighborhoods around May 16th.
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  • May 2017 Business News
    05/01/2017
    Here's a look at some of the business activity in our thriving city.
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  • May 2017 Business Spotlight
    05/01/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • May 2017 CH Student Profiles
    05/01/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • Food Drive a Big Success
    05/01/2017
    Several Cottonwood Heights neighbors gave from the heart on April 12 during a food drive organized by Jim and Kathie Hawkins.
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  • In Memoriam: "Honorary Mayor" Marion Cox
    05/01/2017
    Marion George Cox, known as “The Smile Checker" and “The Honorary Mayor of Union Fort” passed away on March 13.
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  • Brighton Hockey Team Honored by Council
    05/01/2017
    On April 11, the Cottonwood Heights City Council presented the Brighton Hockey team with a special proclamation in their honor.
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  • Nar-Can Bill Signed into Law
    05/01/2017
    Cottonwood Heights Police Chief Robby Russo was on hand for a ceremonial bill signing in early April that changed Utah code regarding dispensing Naxalone (Nar-Can) to people suffering from opiod/opiate overdose.
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  • Spring Run-off Dangers Ahead
    05/01/2017
    Since early February, local media outlets have been sharing information about the heavy snowpack from this winter and some of the flooding that has already taken place. These conditions may also have an effect on Cottonwood Heights.
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  • Gas Station Theft Prevention
    05/01/2017
    Gas stations have a unique setting that allows thieves to catch their victims by surprise.
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  • Wildfire Season is Near
    05/01/2017
    As winter ends, the warm weather is back, and with it comes the potential for wildfires. If your property borders or is near an area prone to wildfires, there are a few simple steps you can take to protect your home and help prevent a wildfire from spreading.
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  • Be Wild Aware in the Springtime
    05/01/2017
    Spring is here, and backyards can become habitats for wildlife. Implementing a few changes can prevent conflicts with animals.
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  • Teen Volunteers Needed at Whitmore Library
    05/01/2017
    Whitmore Library is looking for teen volunteers to help with the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge.
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  • Easter Fun
    05/01/2017
    Hundreds of kids flocked to Butler Park on April 15 to gather up all the eggs, treats and candy they could find during the 2017 Easter Egg Hunt.
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  • “Annie” Coming to Stage This Summer
    05/01/2017
    The Cottonwood Heights Arts Council presents the musical stage production of “Annie” this summer.
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  • Chalk Artists Needed for Butlerville Days
    05/01/2017
    Cottonwood Heights Arts Council is proud to support Butlerville Days 2017. Last year, the first annual Chalk Art Contest showcased unique creations from a wide age range of participants.
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  • CH Shakeout 2017 a Great Community Effort
    04/24/2017
    Several city staff members, city partners and residents participated in the Cottonwood Heights #ShakeOut 2017 on Saturday, April 22.
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  • Sewer Line Project Resumes on Ft. Union Blvd.
    04/10/2017
    A sewer replacement project that began last September will resume again on April 11.
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  • Tow Company Applications Accepted
    04/10/2017
    The Cottonwood Heights Police Department is accepting applications from businesses to be included in a rotation list for towing services.
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  • Register and Get Ready for Butlerville Days
    04/05/2017
    Butlerville Days is a summer tradition that is deeply rooted in the Cottonwood Heights’ community, and is becoming one of Utah’s fastest-growing and most popular local events.
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  • Pole Art Project Update
    04/04/2017
    The Cottonwood Heights Arts Council is excited to sponsor the city’s first public art project. Entries are due May 15, 2017. We encourage artists of all ages to prepare a sketch or rendering of art work to be painted on the power poles that line Fort Union Boulevard.
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  • The Hunt Is On!
    04/04/2017
    Cottonwood Heights will hold two events to celebrate the Easter season.
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  • Come Audition for Annie!
    04/04/2017
    Cottonwood Heights Arts Council is thrilled to announce its 2017 summer musical, Annie. We are looking for youth performers, 6 to 16 years old, and have many parts for all ages. Auditions will be held at Cottonwood Heights City Hall (2277 E. Bengal Blvd.) April 25 and 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. Callbacks will be held on April 29.
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  • I-215 Ramp To Close Overnights
    04/03/2017
    As part of a UDOT bridge maintenance project, crews will close the ramp from NB 2000 East/Highland Drive to WB I-215 for five nights beginning Monday night, April 3.
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  • April 2017 Business Spotlights
    04/03/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • April 2017 Business News & Notes
    04/03/2017
    Here's a look at some of the business activity in our thriving city.
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  • Business Boot Camp: Photography for Social Media
    04/03/2017
    Cottonwood Heights photographer Kari Sikorski will teach you how to take beautiful and fun photos for use on your company’s social media pages or promotional materials.
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  • Get Shakin' on April 22
    04/03/2017
    Cottonwood Heights will conduct its Shakeout exercise on Saturday, April 22. In addition to surveying our neighborhoods to report the status of injuries via triage ribbons, a reception center and a full shelter will be set up at the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center.
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  • Community Food Drive
    04/03/2017
    Kathie and Jim Hawkins have organized a community food drive, to be held on Wednesday, April 12, at 6 p.m. at the LDS Butler West meeting house on 1355 E. 7200 South.
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  • April 2017 Student Profiles
    04/03/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • Cottonwood Heights-Area Schools Welcome New Principals
    04/03/2017
    The Canyons School District announced changes in leadership at schools within Cottonwood Heights.
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  • March Without The Madness
    04/03/2017
    Despite taking all the right precautions, some bad guys will still take your things. That is why it is important to keep records, making it easier to get lost items back.
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  • Sexting: A Different World
    04/03/2017
    Times have changed with the internet and the powerful convenience of smartphones. The police department has seen a disturbing increase in crimes with serious risks associated with teen sexting in the city, including bullying and exposure to adult sexual predators that we’ve never seen before.
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  • WFWRD April 2017 News & Notes
    04/03/2017
    Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling has a few announcements to help make the environment in Cottonwood Heights a little cleaner this month.
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  • Take the “Water-Wise” Pledge
    04/03/2017
    The city of Cottonwood Heights challenges all residents to take part in the nationwide 6th Annual Mayor’s My Water Pledge.
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  • Hundreds Participate in Lacrosse Play Day
    04/03/2017
    Lacrosse Play Day was a huge success in Cottonwood Heights, held March 4.
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  • One Voice, Rocky Mountain Strings Together in Concert
    04/03/2017
    Cottonwood Heights Arts Council is proud to host One Voice Children’s Choir with Rocky Mountain Strings in concert on May 4, 2017, at Brighton High School. The performance starts at 7 p.m.
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  • Cullimore, Tyler Will Not Seek Reelection
    03/30/2017
    Kelvyn Cullimore, Jr. has announced that he will not seek a fourth term as Mayor of Cottonwood Heights. Cullimore has served as mayor since the city’s incorporation in 2005. He was part of the committee to incorporate Cottonwood Heights as the 16th city in Salt Lake County.
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  • 2017 Municipal Election Information
    03/30/2017
    The 2017 Municipal Election for Cottonwood Heights will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.
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  • April 21 is "Autism Over 21" Day
    03/29/2017
    April 21st has been designated “Autism After 21 Day” by the Utah State Legislature.
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  • Flood Season is Upon Us
    03/23/2017
    High snowpack levels are good for Utah’s reservoirs, but they bring with them the potential for floods, too.
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  • Wasatch Blvd. Intersection Open House Planned
    03/23/2017
    The Utah Department of Transportation will hold an open house for residents, commuters and affected businesses regarding plans to build a “High T” intersection at the Wasatch Boulevard/SR 201 interchange (“La Caille Turnoff”).
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  • Power Line Work on Ft. Union
    03/16/2017
    Please be advised of upcoming day and night time power line work on Fort Union Boulevard, beginning March 20th to June 2nd.
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  • It's Flood Safety Awareness Week
    03/14/2017
    Gov. Gary Herbert has declared March 12-18 to be Flood Safety Awareness Week 2017
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  • Intersection Project Begins on 3000 East
    03/13/2017
    Drivers should be aware of trucks and equipment working close to the intersection of 3000 East and Cottonwood Parkway.
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  • Sewer, Storm Drain Installation on Wasatch Blvd.
    03/13/2017
    Beginning March 20, construction will start on Wasatch Blvd., from 9100 S to Little Cottonwood Creek.
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  • Death by Chocolate - What a way to go
    03/08/2017
    The city’s first Death by Chocolate event will be held on Thursday, March 16, from 5-7 p.m. at Cottonwood Heights City Hall (2277 E. Bengal Blvd.)
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  • See Cottonwood Heights – Then and Now
    03/08/2017
    A great new feature is available on the city website that allows users to see aerial maps of the city, comparing recent images with views of the Cottonwood Heights area from several decades ago.
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  • 10-year-old CH Girl Wins Prestigious Gymnastics Award
    03/07/2017
    Ten-year-old Lundyn Van der Toolen was named the 2016 International Junior Olympic Gymnast of the Year by International Gymnast Magazine during an awards banquet in Las Vegas on Feb. 11.
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  • Cub Scouts Learn About City Government
    03/07/2017
    On Jan. 31, youth leaders from the Wasatch Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took their Cub Scouts to City Hall to see how city government works.
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  • Take The Water Pledges (Both of Them)
    03/07/2017
    The city of Cottonwood Heights challenges all residents to take part in two pledges to help conserve water in our community.
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  • Whitmore Library Offers “eMasters” Classes
    03/07/2017
    Have you been wanting to download digital books, audiobooks, magazines, movies and music to your devices? Did you know that the library provides these materials free of charge? Would you like a little help getting started? Then, bring out your “inner geek” at Whitmore Library.
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  • Public Comment Sought for Ft. Union Master Plan
    03/07/2017
    The City Council will be receiving public comments for the proposed Fort Union Area Master Plan at their March 14 business meeting at 7 p.m.
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  • Is it Spring Yet? Take Care Before You Dig
    03/07/2017
    Warmer weather gives us a shift from indoor to outdoor projects. Many outdoor projects such as planting trees, digging fence post holes or installing sprinkler lines require digging in our yards. While many of these digging projects are seemingly harmless, they can be dangerous and costly.
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  • March 2017 CH Student Profiles
    03/07/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • Wasatch Front Waste March 2017 Update
    03/07/2017
    News and notes from Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling.
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  • Business Boot Camp Coming
    03/07/2017
    The CHBA will host a FREE business boot camp on Thursday, March 23, at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., featuring Utah-based angel investor John Richards.
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  • March 2017 Business Spotlight
    03/07/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • City Receives Distinguished Budget Award
    03/02/2017
    For the ninth consecutive year, the Cottonwood Heights Finance Department has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
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  • Butlerville Days 2017 are Coming
    03/01/2017
    The city’s Butlerville Days celebration is only a few months away. We’re looking for food vendors, on-stage entertainment, parade entries, sponsors, and this year, we’re adding a parade grand marshal.
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  • Power Pole Art Entries Needed
    03/01/2017
    Cottonwood Heights Arts Council is proud to announce a new public art project. We are currently seeking artists to paint the steel power poles that line Fort Union Blvd.
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  • Come See Photo Contest Display
    03/01/2017
    Be sure to come by City Hall during March to see all the beautiful photos taken by local artists for the Arts Council Photography contest. There will also be an artist “meet-and-greet” and public open house on March 4, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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  • CH Volunteers Honored at 2017 Awards Ceremony 
    03/01/2017
    Several volunteers were honored by city staff and officials during a dinner and awards ceremony held at City Hall on Jan. 28. The volunteers have dedicated several hours of service in various capacities over the past year, including official commissions and boards, as well as committees and councils.
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  • Ft. Union/Highland Dr. Intersection Improvement Begins
    03/01/2017
    Work has begun to widen the Fort Union Boulevard/Highland Drive intersection to add additional turn lanes.
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  • March 4 is Lacrosse Play Day
    03/01/2017
    The Brighton High School girls’ and boys’ lacrosse organizations will host a Lacrosse Play Day in Cottonwood Heights on March 4 at Mountview Park from 10 a.m. to noon.
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  • Wastach Choice 2050
    02/28/2017
    Cottonwood Heights supports efforts by Envision Utah and the Wasatch Front Regional Council to plan for future growth through Wasatch Choice 2050.
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  • Diaper Donations Needed
    02/08/2017
    The Cottonwood Heights Business Association is hoping to collect 5,000 diapers for The Road Home Midvale shelter in February.
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  • Feb. 2017 Business Spotlights
    02/07/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • Officer Mann Honored by NAACP
    02/07/2017
    CHPD Officer Mathew Mann was honored by the Utah Chapter of the NAACP with a “First Responder” award during a ceremony on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January.
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  • Feb. 2017 Student Profiles
    02/07/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • How has JRI Affected Crime in CH?
    02/07/2017
    In 2014, the Utah Legislature passed the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI), which promised to reduce prison and jail overcrowding for those affected by substance abuse and mental illness. The approach was to use evidence-based data to target individuals who shouldn’t be locked up for being mentally ill or drug addicts and funnel them into treatment programs.
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  • Make February Security Camera Month
    02/07/2017
    February is cause for much celebration. There’s Groundhog Day, President’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras and Superbowl Sunday. Since there never has been a problem adding new recognition days in February, I’d like to propose a new one. I call it “I Finally Got Those Security Cameras Installed Day.”
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  • Thank You, Officer Galieti!
    02/07/2017
    He’s a familiar face to thousands of kids in Cottonwood Heights, and Officer Michael Galieti has been a part of the Cottonwood Heights Police Department since its inception. Galieti held his final D.A.R.E. graduation ceremonies in early January, just prior to his retirement from the CHPD. He will be missed.
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  • Plowing the Plan
    02/07/2017
    As Cottonwood Heights continues our first year of snow plowing, we want to thank the citizens for their support and encouragement. While the crews continue to work on improving the service, there are a few items that bear repeating to make snow plowing a united effort.
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  • New City Hall Comes in Under Budget
    02/07/2017
    Representatives from Layton Construction presented a check to the city, representing $15,000 in savings from the money budgeted to build the new city hall.
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  • To the Library!
    02/07/2017
    A love of reading and books starts with pictures, stories and rhymes which even the youngest child can enjoy.
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  • Power Pole Art
    02/07/2017
    Cottonwood Heights Arts Council wants to create a pathway of art on the power poles that currently line Fort Union Blvd.
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  • Annie Auditions Set for April 25-27
    02/07/2017
    Annie auditions will be held April 25-27th, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
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  • Community & Economic Development 2016 Year in Review
    02/06/2017
    In 2016, the Cottonwood Heights Community and Economic Development Department handled a wide range of planning, zoning and business topics. As the city continues to grow, the department issued more building permits than ever before, playing a key role in the development of numerous properties in the city.
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  • Feb. Wasatch Front Waste Update
    02/03/2017
    News and notes from Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling.
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  • CHPD To Host Citizens Academy
    01/19/2017
    In an effort to educate and connect with the great people of our city, the Cottonwood Heights Police Department offers a special training course called the “Citizens Police Academy.” The program’s intent is to allow citizens to gain a better understanding of how and why police officers do their jobs.
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  • Jan. 2017 Student Profiles
    01/04/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • “Good Neighbors” Honored
    01/04/2017
    Kelley and Ted Bollinger were honored as “Good Neighbors" by the City Council on November 29.
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  • Jan. 2017 Business Spotlight
    01/04/2017
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • Business Association Looks Forward to 2017
    01/04/2017
    As 2017 dawns, the Cottonwood Heights Business Association looks forward to more opportunities to strengthen the city’s business community.
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  • CH Arts Council 2017 Photography Show
    01/03/2017
    Calling all shutterbugs! The Cottonwood Heights Photography Contest is coming in early Spring 2017, so get your best pictures ready.
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  • A New Opportunity to Serve
    01/03/2017
    Are you looking for an opportunity to serve and volunteer? JustServe.org is a website where the volunteer needs of organizations may be posted and volunteers may search for places to serve in the community.
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  • 2017 Curbside Christmas Tree Collection 
    01/03/2017
    Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling District crews will be collecting Christmas trees during the month of January.
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  • CH Radio Club Takes First Place
    01/03/2017
    The Cottonwood Heights Amateur Radio Club (CHARC) placed first in the nation in the ‘Single Transmitter/Emergency Operations Center’ Category during the 2016 American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Field Day held in June.
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  • UTA Makes Ski Bus Route Changes
    01/03/2017
    The Utah Transit Authority made changes to its ski bus routes and service that will affect the way skiers and other outdoor recreation enthusiasts access Big and Little Cottonwood canyons.
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  • Indoor and Outdoor Safety Issues
    01/03/2017
    This article will focus on two very important safety topics. The first is smoke detectors.
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  • Lock It Up
    01/03/2017
    Locks are a significant part of protecting your home, your loved ones and possessions. There was a time when most felt safe leaving their doors unlocked. Times have changed, and so has the need to use locks for protection and to seek better locking technology for homes and businesses.
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  • Rec Center’s ‘Biggest Loser’ Chooses to Enjoy Life
    01/03/2017
    When Rebecca Brannon wasn’t feeling good and her feet began to hurt, she made a commitment to join the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center’s “Biggest Loser” competition.
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  • I-215 Improvement Update
    12/14/2016
    UDOT plans to perform maintenance on six bridges on I-215 near Knudsen Corner in Cottonwood Heights/Holladay area as well as the 700 East bridge over I-215 in Midvale.
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  • Wasatch Front Waste Seeks Feedback
    12/14/2016
    On an annual basis, Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District conducts a customer satisfaction survey to help understand how well customers are being served and how they could improve.
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  • CH Girls Raise Money For Breast Cancer
    12/01/2016
    Iris Whitlock and her friend Christie Petrogeorge attend Bella Vista Elementary School as 4th graders.
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  • City Welcomes New Associate Planner
    12/01/2016
    Cottonwood Heights is proud to welcome one of its own to join our team.
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  • December 2016 Student Profiles
    12/01/2016
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • Watch Out For Holiday Grinches
    12/01/2016
    While most of us are recognizing and celebrating our traditions, there is that one group that takes advantage when we are at our most unguarded.
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  • Look Out For Fakes
    12/01/2016
    Unfortunately, our city is no stranger to fraud. I’ve written about scams, gift cards, check fraud and credit cards in the past, but there is also a huge counterfeit market for women’s bags and men’s Rolex watches.
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  • Season’s Greetings from Whitmore Library!
    12/01/2016
    Whitmore Library is spreading cheer this holiday season, and there’s a way for everyone to celebrate in December.
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  • Financial Reporting Award For Cottonwood Heights
    12/01/2016
    The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded Cottonwood Heights with its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
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  • City Wins Prize For H2Oath
    12/01/2016
    Cottonwood Heights was awarded $5,000 from the Utah Division of Water Resources by winning the Inaugural “Thirst Games.”
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  • Peter Breinholt Headlines Holiday Concert
    12/01/2016
    The holiday concert that has featured Peter Breinholt for the last three years is quickly becoming a beloved Cottonwood Heights tradition.
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  • A Room For The Community
    12/01/2016
    One of the great features of the new city hall is the 2,400 square-foot Community Room. This room was named deliberately, since it is intended for use by Cottonwood Heights citizens, groups and city partners.
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  • Council Holiday Message
    11/30/2016
    During this wonderful holiday season, the Cottonwood Heights mayor and city council express our appreciation to you, the wonderful people we call “neighbors.”
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  • BYU Conducts Wasatch Boulevard Study
    11/30/2016
    Residents living near Wasatch Boulevard were invited to a town hall meeting at Cottonwood Heights City Hall on Nov. 9.
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  • December Business Spotlights
    11/30/2016
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • Help a Local Family This Season
    11/30/2016
    The Cottonwood Heights Business Association is gathering items for a Sub for Santa to benefit a family living in Cottonwood Heights.
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  • Light The Night
    11/16/2016
    Cottonwood Heights invites all residents and friends to attend the first-ever holiday tree-lighting ceremony on the plaza of the new city hall, Monday, Nov. 28.
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  • National Magazine Highlights CH Radio Club
    11/03/2016
    CQ Magazine featured a report on the Cottonwood Heights Amateur Radio Club (CHARC) in their October edition, highlighting the group’s volunteer work with the city to assist in emergency management. CQ Magazine is a national publication that covers amateur radio across North America.
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  • Get Out And Run In The Thanksgiving Day 5K
    11/03/2016
    Before eating all that turkey and trimmings, why not get out and participate in one of Cottonwood Heights’ greatest holiday traditions – the Thanksgiving Day 5K!
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  • Fire and Fall Safety Tips
    11/03/2016
    The winter season is rapidly approaching, and with it comes many safety issues. Below are some items that will help insure that you and your family are well prepared to weather the weather!
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  • Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner
    11/03/2016
    On Sept. 30, 2016 Cottonwood Heights Neighborhood Watch came together and put on a terrific dinner for law enforcement and their families at Mountview Park.
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    November Student Profiles
    11/03/2016
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • Project Manager Recognized
    11/03/2016
    Cottonwood Heights recently received the Utah Chapter of the American Planning Association’s achievement award for excellence for the city’s Bicycle and Trails Master Plan.
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  • November Business Spotlights
    11/03/2016
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • Art Show A Big Success
    11/02/2016
    The annual Cottonwood Heights Arts show held at Whitmore Library was a major success, with several entries on display during October.
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  • Is There A Novel In You?
    11/02/2016
    November is National Novel Writing Month, or “NaNoWriMo,” which is a fun, quick approach to creatively writing a novel.
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  • A Grand Opening For Your New City Hall
    11/02/2016
    The new Cottonwood Heights City Hall was officially opened during a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house event on Sept. 29.
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  • Snow Plowing and Clean Streets: A Team Effort
    11/02/2016
    In March, the city council made a decision that changed the course of snow removal in Cottonwood Heights. The council determined that the best way to provide the highest level of service was to bring the public works department in-house.
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  • 2016 CH Voting Information
    10/31/2016
    Since voting is a privilege and a right of all citizens, Cottonwood Heights staff and officials encourage all residents to make their voices heard at the polls on Tuesday Nov. 8.
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  • Crosswalk Signal Coming Near Mountview Park
    10/24/2016
    Construction crews will begin installation of a new crosswalk signal on Fort Union Boulevard near Mountview Park.
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  • Oct. Business Spotlights
    10/06/2016
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • Back to Basics Business Boot Camp
    10/06/2016
    Starting a new business? Need some advice? Join us for the city’s Back to Basics Business Boot Camp every Thursday in October from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the new city hall (2277 E. Bengal Blvd.).
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  • Bites in the Heights Winners
    10/06/2016
    Thanks to all the people who visited the restaurants participating in Bites in the Heights.
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  • Into the Woods Jr. Coming To CH
    10/05/2016
    Upstage Theatre presents Into the Woods Junior on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. The children’s production will be presented at Butler Middle School (7530 S. 2700 East).
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  • Monster Mash Returns To CH
    10/05/2016
    Your little ghosts and mummies are invited to attend a “spook-tacular” event this month.
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  • The Arts Council Needs Volunteers
    10/05/2016
    One of the things that make life in Utah so enriching is the abundance of artistic talent in our state. It’s no different in Cottonwood Heights, where many talented artists and devoted patrons of the arts live and work.
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  • October Whitmore Library Spotlight
    10/05/2016
    With school starting up again, Whitmore Library wants to remind Cottonwood Heights residents that, with a county library card, they can freely access millions of resources, materials and online learning tools – which include homework help and live tutoring.
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  • Staff Makes Big Move To New City Hall
    10/05/2016
    On Sept. 7-8, city staff made the big move from leased office space at 1265 E. Ft. Union Blvd. to the new home at 2277 E. Bengal Blvd.
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  • Oct. CH Student Profiles
    10/05/2016
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • BCC Marathon Brings Thousands To Cottonwood Heights
    10/05/2016
    The Revel Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon and Half Marathon drew thousands of visitors to Cottonwood Heights on Sept. 10. More than 4,400 runners participated in the event, which is an official qualifying race for the Boston Marathon.
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  • Leading The Way In The War Against Painkiller Abuse
    10/05/2016
    In 2014, 32 percent of Utah adults aged 18 years and older had been prescribed an opioid pain medication in the previous 12 months. Prescription opioids can be addictive and very dangerous.
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  • CH Goes To The Dogs With “Bark in the Park”
    10/05/2016
    It was a fun day for dogs of all kinds at Mountview Park on Sept. 17.
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  • New Public Works Department Takes Shape
    10/05/2016
    As part of the city’s new public works expansion, we welcome several new employees to our team.
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  • Oct. Waste & Recycling Highlights
    10/05/2016
    Here's some helpful and informative information about waste and recycling in Cottonwood Heights this month.
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  • City Hall Ribbon-Cutting, Open House Date Set
    09/27/2016
    Cottonwood Heights’ new city hall and municipal center will open its doors to the public during an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 29.
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  • "Business Friendly" Award Given To CH
    09/20/2016
    The Salt Lake Chamber, Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Utah League of Cities and Towns recently honored Cottonwood Heights with the “2016 Utah Governor’s Business Friendly Community Award” for its efforts to reduce burdensome regulations at the local level and strengthen Utah’s pro-business climate.
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  • Wasatch Boulevard Project Update
    09/05/2016
    UDOT plans to renovate SR-210 (Wasatch Blvd.) from Big Cottonwood to Little Cottonwood Canyon. Construction is scheduled to begin August 8 and continue through November.
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  • Revel Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon & Half Marathon Comes to Cottonwood Heights
    09/01/2016
    Cottonwood Heights is proud to welcome the Revel Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon and Half Marathon to our city. This is the fifth year that Cottonwood Heights has hosted this popular event that draws participants from around the country as well as locally.
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  • Bark in the Park Set for Sept. 17
    09/01/2016
    Does your dog have what it takes to take a bite out of crime? Come to Cottonwood Heights’ Bark in the Park event on Saturday, Sept. 17 to find out.
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  • Rupp Impresses In Stage Debut
    08/31/2016
    Everyone who got a chance to see the CH Arts Council’s recent production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers were impressed by the efforts of a talented cast and crew. One performer who really stood out was Josiah Rupp, who took on the lead role of Adam in the play. What you may not know is that this was Rupp’s first-ever stage role.
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  • Fall into Science and Technology at Whitmore Library
    08/31/2016
    As we head into fall, Whitmore Library will be featuring science and technology programs for all ages.
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  • Bringing Public Works Home to CH
    08/31/2016
    It’s been about 6 months since Cottonwood Heights City Council authorized the public works transition but a lot has happened in that time. Not only will the department be taking over snow plowing in the winter but it will be responsible for patching and repairing streets, cleaning and maintaining the storm drain system, and keeping trees and vegetation throughout the city owned property looking good.
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  • YCC Tours New Public Works Vehicles
    08/31/2016
    Members of the Cottonwood Heights Youth City Council got a chance to get a close look at some of the vehicles recently purchased by the city.
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  • CH Float is a Winner!
    08/31/2016
    The Cottonwood Heights parade float garnered five awards from various parades across the Salt Lake Valley over the summer.
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  • Community Shows Support For CHPD
    08/31/2016
    Several people have recently approached CHPD officers and showed support for their efforts in the wake of numerous police shootings around the country.
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  • A Busy Season for Wildfires Near Urban Areas
    08/31/2016
    The months of July, August and September are potentially busy months for firefighters, with many wildfires and urban interface fires.
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  • Neighborhood Safety Tips for Parents
    08/31/2016
    No neighborhood is completely immune to crime or accidents, but there are steps you can take to help keep your family and neighborhood safe.
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  • From Brighton to Rio: Former Bengal Swims in 2016 Games
    08/31/2016
    Long Gutierrez, who shattered more than 40 state swimming records while competing for Brighton High, vied for Olympic gold as a member of the Mexican Olympic team.
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  • Canyons Teachers Honored by City
    08/31/2016
    Members of the CH City Council and staff gathered to honor the Canyons School District teachers of the year during a luncheon on Aug. 17 in the city council chambers.
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  • Butler Elementary Opens
    08/31/2016
    The Cottonwood Heights community came together in celebration of the new Butler Elementary School during an open house and ribbon cutting on Aug. 18.
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  • September Business Spotlights
    08/31/2016
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city....
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  • Back to Basics Business Start-Up Boot Camp
    08/31/2016
    Starting a new business? Need some advice? Join us for the city’s Back to Basics Business Start-Up Boot Camp every Thursday in October from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the new City Hall (2277 E. Bengal Blvd.).
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  • Sewer Line Replacement To Affect Traffic On Ft. Union Blvd.
    08/25/2016
    Construction will begin on September 12 to replace the sewer main in Fort Union Boulevard from 3000 East to 3570 East.
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  • Citizen Survey Results Are In
    08/24/2016
    The city council recently hired research group Y2 Analytics to conduct a survey to measure residents’ opinions of life in the city and satisfaction with city officials and staff.
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  • Watch Out For Runners Near La Caille
    08/18/2016
    The Run LaCaille 7K Race will take place on Sunday, Aug. 12. The race course includes part of Wasatch Boulevard, Little Cottonwood Canyon Road and North Little Cottonwood Canyon Road (in Sandy).
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  • Rivalry Relay Coming To CH
    08/18/2016
    The annual Rivalry Relay will pass through Cottonwood Heights on Saturday Aug. 27. The race begins at the University of Utah and ends at BYU in Provo.
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  • Prepare Your Taste Buds for Adventure!
    08/16/2016
    Cottonwood Heights is hosting its first restaurant tour of the city on August 20-31, 2016. The “Bites in the Heights” event allows foodies to choose from a variety of dining options and the chance to try something new.
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  • Creek Road Paving Underway
    08/08/2016
    Here is an updated schedule for the “chip seal” paving on Creek Road:
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  • Tour of Utah To Affect Traffic in CH, Canyons
    08/03/2016
    Both Big and Little Cottonwood canyons, along with Wasatch Boulevard will be affected by the Tour of Utah Bicycle race on Saturday, Aug 6.
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  • Whitmore Library Celebrates End of Summer Reading Challenge
    08/02/2016
    As August brings an end to the summer, it also brings an end to the Salt Lake County Library’s Summer Reading Challenge. While it’s not too late to sign up and earn a free book for reading, being active and visiting the library, the Summer Reading Challenge must be completed by Aug. 31.
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  • Chaffetz Proposes Central Wasatch Conservation and Recreation Act
    08/02/2016
    On July 11, U.S. Representative Jason Chaffetz announced plans to introduce the Central Wasatch National Conservation and Recreation Act in Congress.
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  • Area Cleanup Coming to CH In Aug.
    08/02/2016
    Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District (WFWRD) Area Clean-up is still in full swing. The approximate dates that containers will be placed in Cottonwood Heights are between August 5 and 25. WFWRD has a very limited amount of containers. Please be aware that although our city’s drop-off is scheduled for several days, it will be in your immediate neighborhood for only one day.
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  • New Butler Elementary School Ready to Open
    08/02/2016
    Members of the Board of Education, Canyons School District Administrators, Cottonwood Heights officials, legislators, Butler Elementary School Community Council and PTA leaders, principals, foundation board members, and community partners will be on hand for a special VIP tour of the new Butler Elementary School on Aug. 17.
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  • Burglary Prevention: What You Can Do
    08/02/2016
    If you have ever been locked out of your home, were you able to get in anyway? If you could break into your own home, it’s just as easy for someone else to break in, too.
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  • New City Recorder/HR Manager
    08/02/2016
    Paula Melgar joins Cottonwood Heights as the new city recorder and human resources manager.
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  • New Officers/Bartlett Promoted
    08/02/2016
    On July 12, CHPD welcomed two new officers and announced the promotion of Dan Bartlett to lieutenant.
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  • August Business News
    08/02/2016
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • 2016 Waste Audit and Recycling Facts
    08/02/2016
    In May, WFWRD conducted a small “waste audit” to determine how much recyclable materials are still thrown away in the trash.
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  • ‘Seven Brides’ a Perfect Match Made in CH
    08/02/2016
    We want to thank all the volunteers and hard-working arts council members who made Seven Brides for Seven Brothers such a success!
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  • Annual Arts Show Coming in October
    08/02/2016
    The annual Cottonwood Heights Arts Show takes place through the month of October at Whitmore Library. Submissions must be presented by Sept. 20 at the library.
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  • Aug. Business Spotlight - Momstrong
    08/01/2016
    Momstrong is more than just a business; it's a community of strong women who have the ability and gifts to influence those around them in a positive way.
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  • Thanks To Our Butlerville Days Committee!
    07/31/2016
    We’d like to thank all the diligent volunteers and staff who donated so much of their time and talents to make July’s Butlerville Days event such a great success. We look forward to working with you again in years to come.
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  • CH Arts Council Presents: Seven Brides For Seven Brothers
    07/27/2016
    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is a western romance musical based on the 1954 film. It’s hoedown fun for the whole family, and will be performed at Butler Middle School on July 29, 30 and August 1, 4, 5, 6 at 7:30 p.m.
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  • Butlerville Days 2016 Information
    07/22/2016
    Butlerville Days 2016 is here! You don’t want to miss all the food, fun, competition and attractions coming to Cottonwood Heights on July 22 and 23 (Friday and Saturday).
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  • Whitmore Library Offers Summer Fitness Programs
    06/30/2016
    In keeping with the Summer Library Program theme of fun and fitness, July offers opportunities for all ages to exercise minds and bodies at Whitmore Library.
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  • Watch Out For Summer Wildfire Fuel As You Celebrate
    06/30/2016
    This month, we will have two major fireworks celebrations. Please be responsible with the use of fireworks this summer.
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  • New Public Works Director, Operations Manager
    06/30/2016
    Cottonwood Heights has hired Matt Shipp as the city’s new public works director. Shipp replaces Mike Allen who has served as the city’s public works director for the past seven years. Allen assumes the newly created position of public works operations manager going forward.
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  • New Police Support Specialist
    06/30/2016
    Julie Sutch joins the CH Police Department as our newest support specialist.
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  • Thanks, Sheila!
    06/30/2016
    Police Support Supervisor Sheila Jennings retired from duty in May. Sheila served for the past seven years, administering to all the needs of our police department.
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  • July CH Student Profiles
    06/30/2016
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights shares profiles of students in our community who shine inside and outside the classroom.
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  • CH Resident Appointed to Lead State Recreation Office
    06/30/2016
    Kenneth “Tom” Adams has been selected to lead the Utah State Office of Outdoor Recreation.
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  • Butler Kids Ring The Bell
    06/30/2016
    Students at Butler Elementary School participated in a bell-ringing activity to mark the closing of their old building.
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  • CH Supports Independents Week 2016
    06/30/2016
    Local First Utah is a nonprofit organization with a mission to empower and recognize the value and vitality of locally owned, independent businesses to our communities and our economy. Cottonwood Heights has joined more than 30 other Utah cities in support of “Independents Week” during the first seven days of July.
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  • July Business Spotlights
    06/30/2016
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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  • #Hashtags For Breakfast
    06/30/2016
    The Cottonwood Heights Business Association hosted a breakfast workshop on June 10. The featured speaker was social media specialist Kristy Honsvick of Admin-Ease.
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  • Whitmore Library June Events
    06/01/2016
    Check out what's happening at Whitmore Library this month!
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  • What You Need To Know About Zika
    06/01/2016
    Zika virus has made headlines in recent months in response to a sharp increase in reported disease incidence especially in Central and South America. Travel related cases of Zika virus have also been reported in the United States, including in Utah.
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  • A Look Ahead To Road Projects Coming Soon
    06/01/2016
    Several road projects will affect the way you travel around the city over the next few months.
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  • Electronic, Hazardous Waste Collection Coming
    06/01/2016
    The Salt Lake County Health Department will hold electronics recycling, pharmaceutical and household hazardous waste community collection events throughout the county on most Thursdays this summer.
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  • Kids Get Hands-on City Planning Experience
    06/01/2016
    What happens when nearly 150 fifth and sixth grade students get together to plan a community? You get an innovative program called Box City that teaches students about city planning, land use and zoning.
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  • Trees For Earth Day
    06/01/2016
    City officials and leaders from the Youth City Council gathered at the site where the new Cottonwood Heights city hall is under construction to plant new trees in honor of Earth Day.
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  • Butlerville Days 2016: Bigger Than Ever
    06/01/2016
    Cottonwood Heights’ annual Butlerville Days celebration is shaping up to be the biggest in our community’s history. Great entertainment, food and fun await, along with new and improved attractions.
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  • June Business Spotlights
    05/31/2016
    Each month, Cottonwood Heights spotlights a few of the great businesses in our city.
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