ALL the News about
Mormons, Mormonism
and the LDS Church
Mormon News: All the News about Mormons, Mormonism and the LDS Church
Posted 24 Feb 2001   For week ended January 23, 2000
Previous Week 16Jan00
Following Week 30Jan00
Week Ended 23Jan00
Most Recent Week
Front Page
Local News
Arts & Entertainment
·New Products
·New Websites
·Mormon Stock Index
Letters to Editor
Continuing Coverage of:
Boston Temple
School Prayer
Julie on MTV
Robert Elmer Kleasen
About Mormon News
News by E-Mail
Weekly Summary
Submitting News
Submitting Press Releases
Volunteer Positions
Bad Link?

Business News

  Salt Lake Proposes to Charge LDS Church for Fire Service
In his first state of the city speech, new Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson, an 'inactive' LDS Church member, concentrated on the plight of the city, which is facing an $8 million shortfall, among other problems. Among Anderson's ideas for solving the budget problem is a proposal to charge property owners for fire protection.

  Marriott 2002 Games Sponsor
The troubled Salt Lake Olympic Committee may have turned the corner in recovering from the 1998 bribery scandal, after it suffered from an 18-month dry spell in major deals. The SLOC announced that Marriott International agreed Wednesday to be an official supplier of hotel rooms for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games and pledged at least $5 million, and maybe as much as $20 million to the cause. Marriott, founded by LDS Church member J. Williard Marriott and still run by members of his family, is the 25th company to sign on with the Salt Lake Olympics. ranks high in Nielsen//NetRatings
LDS owned Inc. was ranked #19 overall in page views for the month of December by Nielsen//NetRatings, a market research firm that monitors Internet advertising and website visits. The firm attempts to provide for the Internet ratings that can be used like the well-known Nielsen ratings for television shows. According to the report, the MyFamily websites, including, and drew more than 136 million page views in December, placing it ahead of well-known shopping sites and

Other Business Articles

Clinton, Utah Plans to Protect LDS Land

The city of Clinton, Utah is considering designating 150 acres in the center of town a special agricultural district to ensure the land remains farmland. The farmland is owned by the LDS Church and the designation would protect it against complaints from neighbors about the dust, odor and noise that normally occurs in farming.

Newsline briefs: City may protect church farm land
Deseret News 17Jan00 B1,1249,150006920,00.html

LDS-owned Deseret News to switch to Morning

The LDS Church-owned Deseret News indicated that it will follow the trend in the U.S. and also switch to morning delivery, but Deseret News officials were not certain when that will happen. "We have every intention of going morning, but I cannot tell you when that might be," Deseret News Editor John Hughes said. The switch was first announced when Hughes became the newspaper's first non-LDS editor.

Ogden Paper's Morning Move Catching On
Salt Lake Tribune 20Jan00 B3

Ensign High School One of Handful of LDS Private Schools

American Fork's Ensign high school is one of a handful of private LDS schools. It seeks to teach principles from scripture and the teachings of LDS leaders, preparing students for a lifetime of learning and service, according to school officials.

Private high school taking religious liberties
(BYU) NewsNet 18Jan00 B4
By Alysa Phillips: NewsNet Staff Writer


[an error occurred while processing this directive]

Copyright 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Kent Larsen · Privacy Information