Pediatric Allergies: 101

If your child has a persistent runny nose throughout the spring or fall seasons, or sneezes in rapid fire upon proximity to dogs or cats, he or she probably doesn’t have a cold. More likely, it’s allergies. What are allergies? Allergies are an overreaction of the immune system to substances that usually cause no reaction in most individuals. The word “allergies” itself commonly refers to … Continue reading Pediatric Allergies: 101

A Soldiers Story

Honor.  Courage.  Commitment.  Those are the core values of the United States Marine Corps, and they are what drew me to that particular branch of the U.S. Military as a young 16-year-old kid.  Well, that, and a cool commercial with a young man going through an obstacle course and attacking a giant fire monster with a sword before transforming into a Marine standing at attention … Continue reading A Soldiers Story

Community Question

Who do we call for concerns with animals? Answer:  Lost cat? Noisy dog next door? For most animal concerns, contact Davis County Animal Control at (801) 444-2200. The County provides this service to our community by contract. Davis County Animal Services handles: pet licensing, adoption, microchipping, and spaying/neutering; lost, loose, or attacking animals; feral cats; excessive barking; and unlawfully keeping wild animals. They even help … Continue reading Community Question

Employee Spotlight-Sharlyn Reinhold

As the Administrative Professional at the Fire Station, Sharlyn (Shar) provides the administrative support to help make sure our fire and EMS services are running on all cylinders. Shar has been a dedicated employee of the City for over seven years and has gone beyond the call of duty of administrative duties and also completed the training to be a certified firefighter and EMT! She … Continue reading Employee Spotlight-Sharlyn Reinhold

Public Works

Water Storage- The amount of water that we received this year from snowmelt runoff ended a month earlier compared to last year. Therefore, the city’s water storage must sustain us through a longer period of time. Please follow recommendations from the Division of Water Resources “Weekly Watering Guide” . You may also consider getting a smart clock for your sprinkler timer. If you do … Continue reading Public Works

Mayors Message

On Memorial Day, Jayne and I attended the City-sponsored program in our cemetery. It was well done. Thank you, Councilwoman Bolduc, and Representative Lisonbee for your efforts in behalf of all; best ever, I think. The cemetery was beautiful. I love the flags. My dad is buried in the cemetery. After the program was complete, I began to reflect on his life. Did you ever … Continue reading Mayors Message