When fire comes knocking, will your family know what to do? Join us for a city-wide fire drill in October during Fire Prevention Month!
10/02/2017 12:00 PM
Hale Centre Theatre is opening this month and we could not be more excited for this addition of family-friendly entertainment in our Cairns City Center. Show us your Mad Plaid pictures to win tickets to Hale Centre Theatre!
09/01/2017 8:00 AM
What would you do if you were mayor for a day? Forty-two of our impressive youth, from Kindergarten to 12th grade, answered that weighty question in an essay contest...
Our community experienced an unthinkable tragedy on Tuesday, June 6 when two of our residents, Memorez Rackley and her 6-year-old son, Jace were the victims of a shooting. Linda and I wanted to express our condolences to their family, neighbors and friends.
07/01/2017 3:04 PM
What would you do if you were Sandy City's Mayor?
06/01/2017 5:00 AM
As we live,work and play in Sandy City, there are approximately 150 individuals dedicated to ensuring we do so safely: 112 sworn officers, 35 civilians and 65 crossing guards. Strong volunteer programs, such as the Sandy Police Explorer Post for youth 14-21 years old and our VIPs program (Volunteers in Police Service), complement those efforts.
05/02/2017 4:37 PM
The phrase, “the government closest to the people governs best” comes to my mind every legislative session. In Sandy City, we use this phrase as a guiding principle, but also as a cautionary tale.
04/04/2017 8:30 AM
The Boy Scout motto is Be Prepared, meaning one is ready, willing and able to do whatever is necessary in any situation that comes along. As a city, we have always subscribed to this wisdom, preparing ourselves for potential crises by training our employees, practicing fiscal responsibility, creating emergency management plans and coordinating with agencies for potential relief aid.
03/07/2017 11:05 AM
Elected officials are only effective when they are in touch with those they serve. Knowing this, Sandy City has welcomed citizen feedback through citywide surveys for more than two decades. We are excited to announce a new survey program designed to involve even more citizens and to provide a convenient, timely method to make your voice heard.
01/31/2017 1:48 PM
On December 9, the crown jewel of our Cairns City Center, Hale Centre Theatre, marked an important construction milestone with the conclusion of major concrete and steel work for its 130,000 square feet, two-theater complex.
12/27/2016 8:35 AM
Political elections can often be contentious, but the 2016 presidential election has been particularly negative, disheartening and often, sickening. It’s no wonder we all are tired of hearing about politics, lament the state of our country and worry our elected officials have lost sight of who they serve.
11/21/2016 11:30 AM