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  • Pauline Lopez

    Learn more about Pauline - she's worked for Sandy for 42 years!

    07/30/2018 2:00 PM

  • Miss Sandy 2017

    Miss Sandy 2017

    Meet Miss Sandy 2017!

    05/31/2018 12:00 PM

  • Davis Smith

    Davis Smith

    Sandy City resident, Davis Smith, recently became the first Utahn to be admitted to President Bill Clinton’s and President George W. Bush’s Presidential Leadership Scholars program!

    04/05/2018 11:06 AM

  • Zach Robinson

    Meet the new City Council Member representing Sandy At-Large: Zach Robinson!

    01/30/2018 1:41 PM

  • Brooke Christensen

    Meet the new City Council Member from District 1, Brooke Christensen!

    01/30/2018 1:41 PM

  • 2017 Outstanding Employees

    Learn more about the eight 2017 Outstanding Sandy City employees!

    01/16/2018 2:09 PM

  • Scott Cowdell

    Scott L. Cowdell retired December 31, 2017 after serving for 28 years on the Sandy City Council as the representative of District 1.

    01/12/2018 10:34 AM

  • Jerry Stewart

    One of the great volunteers at the Sandy Senior Center!

    12/28/2017 11:29 AM

  • Helen Nazzise

    Helen Nazzise is the neighbor we all wish we had – the kind of incredible resident that makes Sandy a great place to live.

    12/14/2017 11:02 AM

  • Hennie van Jaarsveld

    Meet one of the great volunteers at the Sandy Amphitheater!

    10/10/2017 9:00 AM

  • Jeff Mulcahy

    September is National Preparedness Month - meet Sandy’s Emergency Manager, Jeff Mulcahy!

    09/12/2017 5:00 PM

  • Bionic Porcupines 2.0

    Innovative students receive national award for their life-saving invention!


  • Alex Chang

    Meet Alex Chang, Sandy Youth City Council Member. He just finished his sophomore year at Hillcrest High School and recently won 3rd place at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held in LA, competing against 1800 finalists from over 78 countries. Check out his story about this award-winning project!


  • Giselle Sullivan (Firework Safety)

    Last July, the Sullivan family celebrated the season with aerial fireworks. After an unexpected mishap, 6-year-old Giselle's life changed from a severe injury.

    06/22/2017 2:57 PM

  • Miss Sandy 2016: Katie Ann Powell

    Meet the 2016 Miss Sandy, Katie Ann Powell!


  • Mike Marett

    Do you love the trees in Sandy? You have Mike Marett to thank for that! As the Urban Forester, Mike Marett has helped countless residents over the years and protected many of the great trees in the public spaces in Sandy.

    05/09/2017 10:00 AM

  • Barbara Franz

    Our Senior Citizen Volunteer of the Year!

    04/13/2017 9:00 AM

  • Mike Coulam

    Learn more about Mike Coulam, who received a Key to the City during the Appreciation Awards on February 21, 2017.

    04/10/2017 10:00 AM

  • Dennis Tenney

    Learn more about our 2016 Humanitarian Award Winner!

    04/06/2017 9:00 AM

  • Byron Jorgenson

    Byron Jorgenson has served as Chief Administrative Officer of Sandy for almost 31 years and, to our disappointment, retired on March 3rd. He is the 2016 winner of the Noal Bateman Award.

    03/03/2017 2:46 PM

  • Rick Smith

    On December 31, 2016, Public Works Director Rick Smith retired after 29 years of service with Sandy City.

    01/31/2017 2:08 PM

  • JerryKennedy

    Jerry Kennedy

    Jerry Kennedy has lived in Sandy for 49 years. He and his wife Jeannie have 4 children, 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

    12/27/2016 8:42 AM

  • Scott_Bond

    Scott Bond

    Sandy’s assistant administrator was recently recognized by the International City Manager’s Association (ICMA) at their annual conference in Kansas City. He received the Assistant Excellence in Leadership Award.

    11/21/2016 11:25 AM

  • RonSteckler

    Ron Steckler

    “I have been connected with libraries one way or another for over 40 years, both as a school library media specialist and as a professional trainer and consultant in the library computer software industry,” says Ron Steckler.

    10/24/2016 9:17 AM

  • Mryon Denison

    With 10 years of passionate service, the Sandy Arts Guild would like to thank Myron Denison for his kind support and endless hours of dedication of the arts in our city.

    09/20/2016 3:27 PM

  • Deanna Lambson

    In 2009, Deanna Lambson, a U of U graduate, elementary teacher and mother of 6 decided to help the children at her local Sandy elementary school use technology in healthy and positive ways.

    09/20/2016 3:20 PM

  • Mike Edmonds

    Mike and his wife Becky moved to Sandy in 1989 with their two young children. They have since expanded that family to include four more children and now five grandchildren. They left Sandy briefly in 2001 to work in Gillette, Wyoming but were grateful for the opportunity three years later to return to Sandy.

    09/15/2016 10:17 AM

  • Youth Council

    Five feet, eight inches long and braided in colors of red, white and blue, the Sandy Youth City Council (SYCC) Honor Cord is a symbol of the spirit and purpose of the SYCC organization. Six outstanding SYCC seniors earned this Honor Cord and a Certificate of Achievement for the 2015/16 school year. Those seniors are Maddie Berrett, Olivia Cline, and Annie Wrigley of Jordan High School; and Mary Bryner, Colton Liu and Canyon Smith of Alta High School.

    09/15/2016 10:12 AM

  • Emily Guertler

    Seeing the daily struggles of her brother dealing with diabetes served as the inspiration for 15-year-old Emily Guertler to start her small business, StraightShot Apparel. Wanting to find a way to make required daily injections more manageable for kids and parents led her to design a line of stylish pants with adjustable zippers. The pants are hand-sewn and made exclusively for children, with a zipper along the thigh making it easier to give an injection in the upper leg.

    09/15/2016 9:59 AM

  • Clair Naylor

    Clair and his wife Jennifer, both originally from Holladay, have 5 children. They reside in the Sandy Granite Community and have also lived in Spring, Texas (Houston), Saginaw and Troy, (Detroit) Michigan. Jennifer received her degree (Sociology) from the University of Utah and has kept the family in order as a homemaker.

    09/15/2016 9:50 AM