Temple Gets Nauvoo O.K.
The Nauvoo City Council gave the LDS Church permission to build the
Nauvoo Temple last night in a vote of 5-1. City Hall was filled with
residents, some of whom were concerned with the impact that the building
would have on their city and neighborhood. While no opinions were
offered directly opposing the Temple, third ward councilwoman Joan Kraft
did express the concerns of her constituents that they didn't have
enough information to make sure the costs to the town wouldn't exceed
the benefit, "I wish we could have waited to make a decision," she said.
Deseret News political candidate questionnaire draws ire, jeers (Have You Ever Played 31 Questions?)
The Deseret News sent a questionnaire to both
Salt Lake City mayoral candidates last week, and ended up drawing the
ire of the candidates and some voters, and jeers from others. Both
candidates complained vociferously, one of them refusing to answer at
all because he considered it too demeaning.
Catching up with...Dale Murphy, Braves double MVP, July 4, 1983
This Sports Illustrated article gives an artful analogy between Dale
Murphy's baseball days in Atlanta with his being mission president to
a bunch of young people in the Boston Mass. Mission, which mission
home is just seven miles northwest of baseball's "hallowed ground" of
LDS Valley Center Man's Death after Mexico Crash Prompts County Action
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors
has directed its administrators to work with federal officials to
speed-up medical transfers involving U.S. Citizens traveling in
Arts & Entertainment
AML writers' conference session open to public
The Association for Mormon Letters is pleased to announce that the
following session of our writers' conference on Saturday, 13 November,
will be free to the public. This free session has been made possible in
part by a grant from the Utah Humanities Council.
Intel's outside: Ceremony turns into a service project
Monday morning's groundbreaking for the first
building on Intel's seven-building research campus, purchased from the LDS Church, found VIP's and Intel employees far from the building's Bangerter Highway site. The
gathering began with remarks from Governor Mike Leavitt and Riverton
Mayor Sandra Lloyd, but quickly turned into a day long community
project of tree planting, park cleaning and fire hydrant painting.