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The Fire affected 7-adults and several pets. Also provided was information about health along with mental health services as needed. The Kelso School District community is invited to preview the initial designs for two of the three new schools being built thanks to the voter-approved bond in February. The designs are the result of many hours of research and community input from multiple committees. An Educational Specifications Committee worked together to determine needs for each school and tour other elementary schools in the Washington and Oregon for ideas and best practices.
Then a Design Advisory Committee refined ideas and worked with architects to conceptualize plans. In addition to a station for each of the two schools, a safety and security station will also be available at the open house for community input. Teachers from 11 public school districts and one Tribal school are going to Goose Point Oyster Farm to learn how climate science is affecting oyster cultivation from both an economic and sustainability perspective.
Teachers will visit the business for half a day, and spend the second half developing career-connected classroom activities to engage their students in STEM and career awareness. Throughout the school year, there will be six 1-day externships for teachers developed in collaboration with local climate-related STEM science, technology, engineering and math businesses or organizations.
While there is no indication that year-old Jayme Closs is in Oregon, the FBI is pushing this information out across the country with the thought that she could be anywhere at this time. The FBI is requesting that local media publicize her missing poster and related information and that the public post this information on their own social media platforms. On Monday, October 15, , at Upon arrival, law enforcement officials found two adults deceased, and their year-old daughter, Jayme Closs, missing.
Closs is now considered endangered. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Jayme Closs, or if you have had contact with Closs, please contact the Wisconsin Department of Justice Child Abduction Response Team tipline at You may also contact your local FBI office.
The grand total was announced during the closing session of MAXX today. While exploring technology and other innovative services to offer to their 6. The gala auction in Tacoma is such an example. Cass is one of just people in the world with Conradi-Hunermann Syndrome, a severe form of scoliosis. Despite 42 surgeries, being blind in one eye, and being deaf in one ear, Cass aspires to star on Broadway. Her rendition of another song, Somewhere Over the Rainbow , was set to touching photos of babies and children whose lives have been saved at CMN hospitals.
Attendees bid aggressively on silent auction items such as jewelry and wine flights. They engaged in friendly bidding wars over luxury golf outings and hot air balloon rides during the live auction, to set an NWCUA auction record. Does it really get any better than that? The Northwest Credit Union Association is the not-for-profit trade association representing over credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and their 6.
Northwest Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives, owned by their members. Credit unions help members achieve their financial goals.
All earnings in excess of operating expenses and required reserves are returned to members in the form of lower loan rates, fewer fees and higher interest paid on savings. For information on how to join a credit union, please visit http: Tallman was indicted on these crimes earlier this year and released from custody with the condition he wears a GPS ankle bracelet, pending the trial date.
The GPS ankle bracelet has been recovered and Tallman's whereabouts are unknown. A warrant has been issed for his arrest. It is believed Tallman has or is about to flee the state.
In , Tallman was arrested and ultimately convicted of several sex crimes involving two underage students. Tallman was sentenced to prison and was released at the end of the prison term. These new charges stem from a new victim bravely coming forward to report what happened to her, several years ago. The Redmond Police Department is passionate about seeking justice for juvenile sex crimes victims, and will not stop looking for Tallman until he is in custody.
Your Redmond Police Department keeps you safe with 45 sworn officers and 11 support staff who field more than 23, calls for service annually. Locally, they made 18 arrests during the sweep, on a variety of charges. Nationwide, the 16th Annual Family Violence Apprehension Detail included over county sheriffs' offices, police departments, probation departments, and community agencies from 29 states. All agencies served outstanding arrest warrants -- with charges ranging from harassment to murder.
In Clackamas County alone, by 10 p. Wednesday, this massive enforcement effort resulted in the arrests of 18 men and women brought to the Clackamas County Jail on existing arrest warrants on a variety of charges, some of them DV-related. A PDF of Clackamas County mugshots and arrest charges ranging from strangulation to assault to other crimes, including theft and DUII secured during yesterday's sweep is attached. These figures may be updated as more agencies report in.
This collaborative effort, commonly known as the SWEEP, helps raise awareness of the problem of family and domestic violence in our communities. It also demonstrates to offenders that they will be held accountable for their violence.
Also, nearly 1 in 4 women in the United States reports experiencing violence by a current or former spouse of boyfriend at some point in her life. Friday, October 19, 8 am - 3: Our keynote speaker is Fernando Torres-Gi l, M.
Aging, Disability and Immigration. The public should avoid direct contact with water at Round Lake and Lacamas Lake in Camas due to cyanobacteria blooms, also known as blue-green algae. Blue-green algae produce toxins that can be harmful to people and deadly for small pets that drink the water. A citizen reported a bloom at Round Lake earlier this week. Public Health collected water samples from Round Lake on Tuesday afternoon and posted caution signs at the lake.
Results from those water samples are pending. On Thursday, Public Health staff found a cyanobacteria bloom at nearby Lacamas Lake and collected water samples to test for toxins.
Caution signs have been posted at the lake. The appearance of the blooms may grow and dissipate as temperatures fluctuate throughout the day and overnight. Public Health will continue to monitor the lakes, and signs will be updated as conditions change. Additional information and current advisories are posted on the Public Health public beach website.
Lacamas Regional Park and Heritage Park remain open. Water within the restrooms and shelters is not affected by lake water and remains safe to drink. It focuses on pioneering feminist artists and younger women significant in the fields of art and art history.
Mayer will speak at Portland State University at 7 p. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Visitors will be able to engage in cultural critique through interactive activities in the gallery. Mayer will lead a walk-through of the exhibition at 5: The gallery will be open noon to 7 p.
Gallery materials will be in English and in Spanish, and a bilingual catalogue will be produced documenting the exhibition and artist events. The internationally acclaimed feminist artist has exhibited in over group and solo exhibitions in Mexico, the U.
Mayer is known for pioneering feminist projects such as El Tendedero The Clothesline , recreated repeatedly since its first iteration in Mexico City in and proving the continued relevance of the social issues she engages. Latin American Art, For other accommodations, contact the Disability Resource Center dr cterp pdx. About Portland Community College: Portland Community College is the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon and provides training, degree and certificate completion, and lifelong learning to more than 73, full- and part-time students in Multnomah, Washington, Yamhill, Clackamas, and Columbia counties.
PCC has four comprehensive campuses, eight education centers or areas served, and approximately community locations in the Portland metropolitan area. The PCC district encompasses a 1,square-mile area in northwest Oregon and offers two-year degrees, one-year certificate programs, short-term training, alternative education, pre-college courses and life-long learning.
Visit PCC news on the web at http: A little after An alert employee of that business called , and isolated the device. Officers responded, and observed what appeared to be a realistic looking explosive device.
After they arrived, they analyzed the device, and concluded that while realistic appearing, it was inert and harmless. The hoax device was taken as evidence, and the Sandy Police are asking for any information from anyone who may have dropped off the device, even innocently, as a donation to the business.
Please call the Sandy Police Tip Line at with any information. In this case, the employee did what we hope all people will do in these types of situations. If you see a suspicious package or device, leave it alone. Clear people out of the immediate area, and call This meeting is open to the public. Questions about accessibility or special accommodations can be directed to the Oregon Department of Forestry at The Forest Trust Lands Advisory Committee is comprised of seven county commissioners representing 15 Oregon counties where state forestlands are located.
According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, in June , Britton was staying at a residence shared by the victim and her mother on the Umatilla Indian Reservation. The victim and her mother are both enrolled members of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. Britton is not a tribal member. During his stay, Britton subjected the victim to a series of unwanted and progressively more invasive physical encounters.
In a recorded interview, Britton initially denied the allegation of abusive sexual contact, but later admitted he inappropriately touched the victim. He will be sentenced on Wednesday, January 23, , before U./p>
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For questions, contact Denice Bailey at or email ailey clackamas. On , around When police activated their emergency lights, the vehicle sped off at a high rate of speed. No one was injured at the residence. Both the driver and passenger fled the vehicle on foot, but were quickly apprehended with assistance from Portland Police.
The driver of the vehicle, year-old Scott Raymond Keast, was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant. The passenger, year-old Destiny Keast, was released at the scene and is facing charges of possession of controlled substance PCS-Meth. Officers responded to the residence and attempted to convince the occupants to exit the apartment. The occupants failed to comply and a search warrant was obtained to enter the residence and arrest Rocha on his outstanding felony warrants.
Two other occupants were located inside the residence. One of the other occupants was identified as Amarissa Morales, the renter of the apartment. Through five hands-on steps, the Oregon Dairy Patch program encourages girls to learn by doing as they visit a dairy farm, discover how milk is transformed into dairy products, explore dairy nutrition, and learn about careers in the industry, ranging from dairy farmer to food scientist to food marketer.
The program finishes off with a taste test. About 30 percent of farmers in the U. Many women are leading the way for dairy and agriculture in Oregon including producers, processors, board members and even the director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture, Alexis Taylor. The Oregon Dairy Women celebrate their 60th anniversary in , with many members dedicating decades of advocacy and service to the organization. At TCCA, it aligns with our Enriched Communities commitment to support agricultural advocacy, food security, and healthful children.
The event is open only to Girl Scout members who have previously registered and members of the media. And of course, enjoy squeaky cheese curds in the process. Every opportunity in Girl Scouting is designed to encourage girls to Discover find out who she is, what she cares about and what her talents are , Connect collaborate with other people, both locally and globally, to learn from others and expand her horizons , and Take Action do something to make the world a better place.
With supportive adult mentors by their aide, activities are led by girls themselves, feature cooperative learning, and highlight learning by doing. Girls come up with their own ideas, build teams, and experience the joy of making a positive impact. In partnership with more than 8, adult members, Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington prepares 14, girls in grades K for a lifetime of leadership, adventure and success.
The Girl Scout mission is to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. For more information, please visit girlscoutsosw. About the Tillamook County Creamery Association Founded in as a farmer-owned cooperative, the Tillamook County Creamery Association TCCA prides itself on its commitment to bringing to market the most consistent, best tasting, highest quality dairy products made in the most natural way possible.
Guided by the belief that everyone deserves real food that makes them feel good every day, Tillamook has earned top awards for their cheese, ice cream, sour cream, butter and yogurt products made with unwavering values that never sacrifice or compromise values for profit.
Tillamook operates production facilities in Tillamook and Boardman, Oregon, and employs nearly people throughout the state. The Tillamook Creamery is the largest tourist attraction on the coast of Oregon and one of the most popular in the state, attracting more than one million visitors each year. For more information on Tillamook, visit Tillamook. As the state checkoff organization for dairy, ODNC builds trust and demand for Oregon dairy products and support for those who make them.
ODNC is funded and directed by dairy farm families and 30 dairy processors in Oregon, with governance by a ten-member Board of Commissioners and oversight by the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a single-family home fire disaster on Wednesday, October 17, at approximately This fire disaster affected 1-adult.
The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected, such as temporary housing, food, clohing,comfort kits including toiletry items, information about recovery services, and health and mental health services as needed. The Red Cross in Oregon and Southwest Washington the Cascades region helps an average of three families affected by disasters, like home fires, every day. Residents may call or complete an online form at www.
This afternoon Western Washington County fire departments responded to two separate brush fire that were both caused by out of control burn piles.
The first fire occurred just before 1pm on NW Wilson School Road near the community of Gales Creek, it was contained to about an acre in size and burned between rows at a vineyard. The second fire occurred around 3: The property owner was transported to a local hospital from smoke inhalation trying to extinguish the flames. At this time, burning in Washington County is allowed, but we highly suggest residents not burn until it is safe to do so. Those safety rules are have a bare dirt break around the burn pile, never leave a burn pile unattended EVER , always have a shovel and hose readily available.
Hear presentations on seismic readiness, middle school attendance, Rossi Farms community collaboration and Rossi development. They will take action on consent agenda items. Twice during each Regular Board Business meeting time is set aside to hear Citizen Comments, see policy attached to agenda for further details.
The agenda is posted on the Parkrose School District Website at https: You buckle up when you get in your vehicle. Make sure your pet is just as safe. Many dog owners let their dog run loose in an open truck bed, not thinking about the dangers.
No matter how well-trained or coordinated you think your dog is, he or she can still fall or jump out of the back of a truck. Oregon law requires a dog to be protected by a carrier or other restraint if transported on "the external part of a vehicle" on a highway.
If your pet travels inside the vehicle with you, remember that driving with any live animal on your lap presents a distraction and puts the pet, the driver, other passengers and other drivers at significant risk for a collision.
A collision that would otherwise be preventable. There are numerous pet-specific vehicle restraints that work with your existing seatbelts and can be purchased either online or in pet stores.
Our pets love to be on the go with us. Show them how much you care by always considering their safety whenever you take them on the road with you. For more information and tips visit our website at: Pete Edlund, ,.
Attendees also can join remotely through a webinar at https: Welcome, consent agenda, and updates; public testimony from 9: For more information, please visit the committee's website at https: OHA provides free help. Some examples of the free help OHA can provide are:. Allyson Hagen, , allyson. Introduction and meeting goals; general updates; Administrative Rule; public comments.
The university will also hold its biennial Alumni Awards Dinner, where it will recognize three distinguished alumni for outstanding contributions to their communities and alma mater. Additionally, Pacific University Theatre will present Silent Sky , the remarkable story of female astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, as its fall production.
Journalists and news crews planning to cover the festivities should contact Joe Lang at or jlang pacificu. The workshop immediately follows the regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting, held at the port administrative office, Northwest Lower River Road. The meeting begins at 9: During the workshop, port staff will walk commissioners Eric LaBrant, Jerry Oliver and Don Orange through the preliminary budget and answer their questions. The commission is expected to consider the preliminary budget at their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Nov.
Public input on the port's preliminary budget is welcome at the Nov. Open forum begins at 9: Adoption of the preliminary budget is the first formal step in the public process of establishing the final Port of Vancouver budget. The commission is expected to vote on the final budget at the November 27 meeting, during which a formal public hearing on the subject will be held. CVTV archives meetings within 24 hours for future viewing.
For more information, please visit us at www. Open to Farm Bureau members ages 16 through 35 as of Jan. Find the registration form and more information at https: Breakout sessions with ag industry experts will be offered in the topic tracks of ag business, natural resources, industry support, and leadership.
Find the registration form, conference agenda, and hotel information at https: For more information, email yfr oregonfb. First established in Oregon at the county level in and the state level in , Farm Bureau is organized in all 36 counties and has nearly 7, member families professionally engaged in agriculture.
She also serves on the advisory board of the Colorado Alliance for Immigration Reform. The controversial ballot measure essentially dictates whether local resources will be used to battle immigration or not.
The meeting will take place Friday, Oct. Register online at SalemCityClub. This revolutionary technology allows the lungs to rest, giving the body time to fight the infection by oxygenating the blood outside of the body when the lungs cannot function normally.
The evening featured personal stories from patients and their families. She had collapsed and blacked out while watching TV at home.
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During the last event held on April 28th, , Residents of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington turned in over 20 tons of expired or unwanted medications for safe and proper disposal at over sites throughout the northwest. This event is a great opportunity to turn in your expired and unwanted prescription medications. It helps prevent pill abuse and possible theft of these potentially dangerous medications in the wrong hands.
The date is set for Saturday, October 27 from 10 a. For a list of year-round prescription disposal boxes provided by local law enforcement agencies, visit the Marion County Health Department website at http: The Marion County Health Department, a public safety partner, has ample information on drug and substance abuse prevention and available resources for adults, teens, and families.
While at this fire in the dust and smoke the Battalion vehicle was involved in a head on collision our vehicle was a total loss. After several months waiting and having radios, sirens, lights, computers and other emergency equipment installed we are proud to say it is in service and able to respond to the needs of our community. The races begin at 8: The teams will race 5, meters in various categories with staggered starts of about 15 seconds apart.
The long, skinny boats are completely human-powered and move very fast down the river. Rowing and paddling are becoming a very popular sports in Portland with a fast rate of growth. Rowers utilize every major muscle group in the body and is a cardiovascular workout second only to cross-country skiing. Most people recognize the sport from Summer Olympics. Teams compete in a variety of configurations, including eights, fours and doubles in sweep rowing and sculling.
As a community rowing club, we offer a complete adult rowing program, from Learn to Row classes for the general public to high level competitive opportunities for our members. Member coached programs include sculling and sweep rowing. For more information on the Station L Rowing Club, please visit https: For more information on the Portland Fall Classic, please visit https: The program is implemented to mitigate for the inundation, construction and operation of dams in the Columbia and Snake river basins.
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Buehler voted against the Reproductive Health Equity Act, and the Register-Guard reported that he wants to restrict access to safe, legal abortion. With the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U. Supreme Court, there is no room for uncertainty. Oregon women deserve the truth about his anti-abortion voting record, not empty campaign promises. Today, at approximately hours Hunting Middle School recieved an anonymous threat that there was a weapon in a locker at school.
Kelso Police, along with assistance from Washigton Community Corrections Officers and Washington State Patrol secured the school and conducted a thorough search.
The investigation is ongoing and further details are not being released at this time. The Kelso Police Department would like to thank the parents for thier patience, the students for thier great conduct and the Kelso School District Staff for thier assistance. The annual audit is part of the required financial responsibilities of governmental agencies using public funds and Keizer Fire District takes it very seriously. The annual audit was completed by Aldrich, an Independent CPA Auditing Firm, and provides for an accounting of all the financial dealings for the fire district transactions for an entire year.
Adelson is also a writer and speaker focusing on the Indian Wars and westward expansion. He has been an avid student of this epic battle for the past 25 years. This widely acclaimed publication package—book now in its third printing and DVD—is the number one seller at Custer Battlefield Museum and other outlets. A veteran educator of 30 years service, he has taught graduate courses through Montana State University and the Heritage Institute.
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The Oregon Lottery reminds players to always sign the back of their Lottery tickets, regardless of the game. In the event of winning a jackpot, they should consult with a trusted financial planner or similar professional to develop a plan for their winnings. The seven-member board of trustees oversees the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District system whose service area includes Clark, Klickitat and Skamania counties, plus the city of Woodland.
The board also adopts the budget, encourages effective service programs, and ensures the public has equal access to information. Applicants for this vacancy must be city residents. The position is currently held by an individual whose term is expiring. This individual may or may not reapply for their position. Per Vancouver City Council policy, all incumbents who wish to reapply for their positions will be re-interviewed along with any other qualifying applicants.
This recruitment is for a seven-year term that would begin Jan. The Vancouver mayor and city council recommend two of the seven positions on the board. Any recommendations must be approved by joint action of the Clark, Skamania and Klickitat county legislative boards. Library board meetings are generally held the second Monday of each month. Meeting locations rotate to the various library branches throughout the three-county area. Applicants may apply online at www. Box , Vancouver, WA , by phone at , or by email at artley cityofvancouver.
For more information about the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District Board of Trustees, including links to meeting schedules, minutes and bylaws, visit www. Both the Bull Run and Columbia South Shore Well Field are high quality water sources that meet or surpass all federal and state drinking water regulations.
It will take one to eight days, depending on location, for percent Bull Run water to move through the distribution system and reach customers.
While public notification is not required, the Water Bureau informs the media and sensitive users when it activates and discontinues use of groundwater. Customers with water quality questions are encouraged to contact the Water Line at ? After a brief orientation, volunteers will break into small groups and fan out to parks throughout Vancouver and unincorporated Clark County. Gloves and trash bags will be provided, but volunteers must have their own transportation.
Since the first The Butt Stops Here cleanup in October , volunteers have removed more than pounds of cigarette butts — each butt weighs about one-tenth of an ounce — from our parks and public spaces.
Volunteers throughout the region will remove non-native English ivy from various parks, trails and green spaces. Volunteers can sign up online at http: Remember to dress for the weather and wear long pants and sturdy, closed-toe shoes for both events. Youth 13 and younger can volunteer with a parent or guardian. As with all in-custody deaths, the Oregon State Police have been notified and the Medical Examiner will determine cause of death. Her earliest release date was November 7, She was 54 years old.
DOC takes all in-custody deaths seriously. The agency is responsible for the care and custody of 14, men and women who are incarcerated in the 14 institutions across the state.
CCCF is a multi-custody facility in Wilsonville that houses more than 1, women. It provides intake and evaluation of all female and male inmates committed to state custody. CCCF delivers a range of correctional services and programs including alcohol and drug treatment, education, work opportunities, cognitive programming, and pre-release services.
The minimum facility opened in and the medium facility opened in OEM would also like to encourage the public and media outside Portland to participate on ShakeOut day! If you have questions about how to observe or participate in your area please contact lic. If you would like to observe please arrive at 9: Geological Survey USGS along with a coalition of state and university partners are developing and testing the ShakeAlert, an earthquake early warning EEW system that detects significant earthquakes so quickly that alerts can reach many people before shaking occurs.
The position represents residents living in east Clark County. Applicants must live within the Position 2 boundaries, which include portions of east Vancouver, the cities of Camas and Washougal, and unincorporated areas of east Clark County. For a map of position boundaries, visit the Board of Trustees website. The board establishes policy, manages expenditures and approves contracts for services. Clark County Public Health provides administrative services for the district.
The Board of Trustees is comprised of one member from each city or town in Clark County and three at-large members appointed by the Clark County Board of Health. Applications also can be sent by email to auch clark. Public Health collected water samples from Round Lake on Tuesday afternoon and is awaiting results to determine if toxins are in the water.
The bloom was reported by a citizen this week, after the recent stretch of warm weather. The appearance of the bloom may grow and dissipate as temperatures fluctuate throughout the day and overnight. Caution signs were posted at the lake Tuesday afternoon and will remain in place as long as the bloom is active and present.
Public Health will continue to monitor the bloom, and signs will be updated as conditions change. Lacamas Regional Park remains open. The clinic will run from 9: Motor-vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death nationwide for children ages In , 1, children under age 9 were injured in Oregon traffic crashes; six children died.
For more information about the proper fit of a child safety seat please visit https: No appointment is necessary so please just drop in. Arriving early is recommended as we sometimes have more vehicles than we can accommodate during the event timeframe.
Each car seat check will take approximately 30 minutes. Those not-for-profit, cooperative credit unions serve 6. Times vary; please visit https: Please reach out to Lynn Heider for all your coverage needs. Call or text Post event information and photos will be provided upon request. No live streaming is permitted, and video clips for later distribution are limited to two minutes in length.
Chris is open to one-on-one interviews. A commercial motor vehicle hauling cattle has struck a guardrail and flipped over on Interstate 84 - 2 miles west of North Powder. Several cattle escaped and are loose on the freeway, unfortunately several cattle also died in the crash. Today at about 4: The Sandy Police are asking for assistance in identifying the suspect. Attached are 6 still photos taken from surveillance footage. We are also asking for assistance from anyone who may have been in the area of the credit union today, and may have seen something suspicious, including the suspect.
We are asking the public to call the following voicemail number to leave tips in this case: The grand jury convened today to hear testimony from 10 witnesses, including detectives from the Keizer Police department and civilians. They also reviewed photographs, dispatch recordings, scene diagrams, medical records and autopsy reports.
The grand jury was given an opportunity to review all evidence gathered by and provided to the Keizer Police Department. Upon returning to his home, Hackney locked all of his doors, armed himself with a.
Hackney has a valid concealed weapons permit. Hackney immediately called at 1: Hackney was compliant and cooperative throughout the investigation. Hackney at no time exhibited signs of being under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances. Hackney voluntarily provided a blood alcohol breath sample which revealed a blood alcohol content of.
A single bullet casing was found in the laundry room. An autopsy performed by Dr. Pursuant to Oregon law, in order to be justified in his use of deadly force, Alex Hackney had to reasonably believe that:. The Grand Jury's decision required a review of all the facts and evidence available and applying it to the legal principles above. First heard on Oct. The re-enactment is based on the original radio drama, except that it is set in Southwest Washington rather than the original New Jersey.
The original drama was adapted from H. Wells's novel of the same name. While the original broadcast was heard across the country, the only way to experience this re-imagined performance is to join the live audience.
The doors will open at 6 p. Costumes are encouraged in honor of Halloween. Concessions, beer and wine will be available for purchase. A special pre-show alien-themed food and wine service will be available at Niche Wine Bar, Main St.
Re-Imagined Radio is a partnership between Barber, Kiggins Theatre and Metropolitan Performing Arts, a local school and resource for aspiring actors, dancers and singers.
Each production features a live re-creation of a radio drama with voice actors and sound artists. The theater has been a landmark in downtown Vancouver since Learn more at kigginstheatre.
Metropolitan Performing Arts is a nonprofit organization providing performing theater arts education and community theater for Southwest Washington. As one of six campuses of the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment.
The university provides affordable, high-quality baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people and communities it serves. As the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations.
Shaw on the charges of Murder and Manslaughter stemming from the shooting last Thursday that occurred in the block of Corvallis Rd, just south Independence. He was taken to the Polk County Jail without incident no booking photo available at this time.
The investigation is continuing. On October 11th, at about 8: After life saving measures were exhausted, 31 year old Joseph Sieg was pronounced dead at the scene from an apparent gunshot wound.
The team consists of detectives from every Polk County law enforcement agency and the Oregon State Police. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, October 15th. The investigation is ongoing. The State Land Board today heard a summary of the Oregon Consensus report, which explored issues and interests regarding decoupling the forest from the Common School Fund.
Decoupling would compensate the school fund for the value of the forest and release the forest from its obligation to generate revenue for schools. The forest would remain publicly owned, potentially by a different public owner. Between March and August , Oregon Consensus conducted interviews with individuals representing federal, tribal, state and local governments, as well as individuals representing timber, conservation, school funding beneficiaries, recreation, land trusts, labor and others.
The resulting report summarizes what was heard in interviews and discusses key themes, issues, and considerations for successful decoupling. Paper copies are also available from DSL on request. DSL is inviting the public to read the final report and provide feedback. Feedback may be submitted until 5 p.
Discussion regarding the future of the Elliott State Forest will continue in December. DSL will also present a summary of public feedback at the December meeting. The Department of State Lands administers diverse natural and fiscal resources.
Many of the resources generate revenue for the Common School Fund, such as state-owned rangelands and timberlands, waterway leases, estates for which no will or heirs exist, and unclaimed property. Twice a year, the agency distributes fund investment earnings to support K public schools. He later became a teacher and spent 14 of his 17 years as a teacher in the Kelso School District.
Bob then rejoined the Board of Directors in and has served as a member, vice president and, most recently, president. The community is welcome to attend the reception at Kelso High School in the library on Wednesday, October 31st from 1: Comments will begin at 2: Veterans returning home face many challenges.
Veterans will be able to connect with benefits and claims counselors, as well as receive basic medical services and learn about programs available to them and their families. The stand down will take place at Camp Rilea in Warrenton, from Bus transport will be provided from 9: The stand down will take place at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds in Tillamook, from Anyone with expired or unneeded medications may dispose of them safely and free of charge at the Battle Ground Police Station located at SW 1st Street in Battle Ground between the hours of All unwanted medications, prescription or over-the-counter, in pill, liquid or inhaler form will be accepted.
Medications may remain in original containers, with labels attached, but medications not in the original container are accepted as well. Organizers ask that lids are tight on liquid medications and that those participating refrain from including unrelated recycling or garbage with disposed medications. While sharps and syringes are not accepted at the Battle Ground location, two Drug Take Back Event locations in Vancouver are accepting sharps: The event flyer, available at www.
Appropriate disposal of expired or unneeded prescription and over-the-counter drugs helps keep homes and the community safe by reducing accidents, thefts, and the misuse and abuse of medications.
Drug disposal is also an environmental concern. Unused medications should never be flushed down the toilet or put in the trash; improperly disposed of medications can easily contaminate water systems.
This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Board members unless permitted by the Chair.
Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.
Presented by Chris Enquist: Background Information about the Board and Department The Board consists of 24 members representing city, county and state public safety professionals representing each of the disciplines police, fire, , corrections, private security , and a private citizen appointed by the Governor.
The Board includes administrators as well as non-management representatives from statewide organizations. The Board is supported by six policy committees and a number of sub-committees representing the public safety disciplines, which provide technical expertise and serve as vital links to public safety organizations.
The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training DPSST implements minimum standards established by the Board for training and certification of city, county, tribal and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.
DPSST provides training to more than 20, students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem; certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board. Janet Zeyen-Hall, , janet. As the Oregon Health Authority OHA develops contracts for the next five years of coordinated care for Oregon Health Plan members, the agency is seeking public comment on how to best define service areas for current and potential new applicants.
A service area is the geographic footprint where a plan accepts members based on where they live. Through the CCO 2. OHA is considering an alternative proposal that would require all participants to define service areas by county. CCOs could serve counties or portions of counties.
If they propose serving less than a full county, they would need to demonstrate: Attendees can also join remotely through a telephone conference line at , participant code The meeting will also be live-streamed at https: The public can submit comments about the service area approaches before the meeting by email at CCO2.
Public comment will also be accepted over the phone during the meeting. Please submit your name and organization if applicable to the CCO 2. Welcome; priorities and values for service area approach decision-making; presentation of service area approaches; public comment; adjourn.
For more information about the approaches, go to the CCO 2. On October 16, at approximately The collision involved a passenger vehicle, a commercial motor vehicle and a Yamhill County Transit Authority bus. A Peterbilt tractor operated by 31 year old rural Amity resident Bryce McKee and a Mercury Grand Marquis operated by 90 year old rural Dayton resident Ruth Sauer appeared to have collided and then both struck the transit bus as a result of the initial collision event.
At the time of the collision, there were 5 reported passengers on board the transit authority bus. The collision remains under investigation by the McMinnville Police Department. If you should have any information in relation to the incident, contact Sergeant Steve Macartney at or Steve.
The meeting will be held in the Victor G. An unsettling year, with religion in a starring role Washington Post December 18, - Relevance: News July 29, - Relevance: The audience cheered wildly as the Tony Award-winning "The Book of Mormon" began, with the show's gleefully naive missionaries singing in front of a backdrop of the Salt Lake City skyline and Mormon temple that resembles the real one just two blocks away. Owens, a member of the Church who found the Bible while cleaning out a closet at her home in Lakeside, Arizona, said the book was given to her father in about by a Mr.
Speck, one of his real estate employees. Owens kept the Bible for 25 years after her parents died, and this January she felt the need to find a place for it. Manti Te'o's deceased girlfriend tweeted late Wednesday night.
On a Twitter account -- not verified, naturally -- the "girlfriend" said the "myths" about the story that has sports fans scratching their heads will be addressed Thursday. Whatever she says, she'll find it hard to top what's already come out about the Notre Dame linebacker and the woman he called the "love of my life.
Event coordinators are hoping for 3, students, divided into two teams. There are 70 volunteers to facilitate responsibilities such as helping out with people management, first aid and judging. But for Ray Hansen, it usually is the vacation. Since , Ray Hansen, of Herriman, Utah, has had a goal to attend every temple in the world. On one trip, they flew into St. Louis and drove to Memphis, Tenn. This year, she wanted a new challenge.
Eskelsen, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, set a world record on Saturday for finishing a half-marathon pushing a triple stroller with her three sons — her youngest just 4 and a half months old. They were attending a weekend-long conference, held in five separate sessions, and broadcast to Latter-day Saint congregations around the world to enable the more than 13 million members to participate wherever they live. Like Romney, the Dudenhefers are proud Republicans — and devoted Mormons.
So seeing a fellow member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints achieve such heights feels like real progress to them. Kennedy in or how African Americans feel about Barack Obama. LDS mom qualifies for U. Olympic Marathon Trials, and she balances her intense training with her children and her LDS faith, according to a story from Runner's World.
Amber Green lives in St. George with her husband and three sons. She ran her first marathon in "just to see if she could," according to Runner's World. She has come a long way from that first run and fell just short of qualifying for the Olympic trials several times in the past two years. Her children kept her going when she felt like giving up. Andersen said during a panel discussion at a major global gathering of business, government and thought leaders.
For its global meetings, Horasis, an independent think tank based in Zurich, Switzerland, brings together a community of some world leaders from 70 countries to pursue solutions to the most critical challenges facing corporations and societies.
Now America has its first Mormon with a real shot at the White House. Much more than other Christian churches, Mormonism is a way of life, not just a liturgy and a theology. Understanding his religion is much more important to understanding Romney than it was to understanding Jimmy Carter or Bill Clinton. Mormons who 'have been changing the world' highlighted by Catholic news site Deseret News - Utah April 18, - Relevance: To sing with those voices is even more rare.
Earlier this month, St. One hundred fifty years to the day later, some visitors boarded buses at Marietta High School in Marietta, Georgia, that would transport them to Kennesaw Mountain State Park, where they would participate in a real-time hike that would take them on the same path those Union troops took to approach Cheatham Hill the moment the battle began.
Church members around the world ages 13 and up have until then to submit their videos online for consideration. LDS doctrine 'completely linked' to traditional family, Elder M. Russell Ballard of the faith's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said Tuesday in the keynote address during the opening ceremonies of the ninth World Congress of Families.
And in December, people from around the world voted. Mormon church has built downtown housing; will people come? Now the tough part: Getting people to buy them. The downtown Salt Lake City condos arguably present the most difficult marketing challenge in the massive mixed-use development, given the continued downturn in the residential market.
In a news conference on February 4, , President Thomas S. Monson said of the program: I believe men and women need to get a type of education which will enable them to meet the exigencies of life. Osmond is mature versatile entertainer, even if aura of childhood start remains Richmond Register - Kentucky January 14, - Relevance: He first gained fame as a child and then teen star with his sister Marie. Fans of his early years remain passionate about him, but Osmund continuing show business success is based on his real, versatile talent, not simply nostalgia.
Mark Catholic Church were dispelled by masterful performances demonstrating his range and depth. Creators of the contest invited entrepreneurs from around the world to submit a mobile or web app that would affect the world of family history.
The most Mormon country in the world? After all, one in every four U. But did you know that the multi-island Pacific nation has the highest number of Latter-day Saints per capita — in the world? Does Mormonism have a Mitt Romney problem?
The Economist February 24, - Relevance: Billboards have now gone up in a dozen American cities, featuring real members. There the curious can chat with a missionary, or browse some 80, profiles to find Mormons who are like them. Over the past year, according to the church, people have initiated about 1m chats via the site, often asking about the Mormon record on gay rights, or other controversial things.
And since the launch of the October campaign there have been 30, more Mormon profiles to look at. But humble he was not. I am the only man in the world it would be safe to trust with it. Little did Larson know that half a century later that magazine he envisioned would be read all over the world.
Today celebrates the 50th anniversary of the BYU Studies academic journal, a publication that strives to apply Doctrine and Covenants In less than four years, Meyer, a Mormon mother of three from Arizona, has become one of the world's bestselling authors, despite Stephen King saying she "can't write". Every two seconds this year, someone in the UK has bought one of her books. Since her first novel, Twilight, was plucked out of an agent's slush pile and published in , Meyer has sold more than 85m copies worldwide.
Almost 5m of those were snapped up in the UK. On March 5, the school made another historic achievement: Efrey Guzman, 46, a former LDS branch president of a Latino congregation in Sandy, was charged with aggravated sexual assault and aggravated burglary, first-degree felonies; and sex abuse of a child and forcible sexual abuse, second-degree felonies.
Plates of Gold" from July 7 to July Birthplace of the Book of Mormon, Palmyra is the first stop on a nationwide tour in support of the film, which was directed and produced by Austrian filmmaker Christian Vuissa. Vuissa says the film "tells the true story, the real story behind Smith and the Book of Mormon in a way that has never been told before," and he hopes his film "helps people realize what an impact Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon have had not only in the Latter-day Saint faith, but also in history.
Excellent seminary teachers made the scriptures real Herald Journal - Utah March 27, - Relevance: This many years out of high school, I am still relieved to be done. Seminary was a haven for me, a chance to give focused attention to the important ideas that otherwise were crowded out during my slightly overbooked youth. I remember explaining LDS Seminary to friends who were not religious. My seminary was a scripture-study class for young people that met early in the morning. The property at Clark and Chestnut streets is adjacent to the former site of the proposed Chicago Center for Jewish Life, a multimillion-dollar building that would have offered a sanctuary, school, kosher cafe and crisis intervention services for Jewish travelers and members of Lubavitch Chabad of the Loop, Gold Coast and Lincoln Park, the Hasidic Orthodox community that built it.
These resources include the free U. The BYU-Pathway program, specifically PathwayConnect, was recently featured in an in-depth article by The Chronicle of Higher Education, highlighting its innovations and painting the program as a model of online education. They were ignorant, and they have caused real hurt. While the video was politically neutral, it got people talking and thinking, including me. It was only a matter of time, with the advanced use of social media, that top leadership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would join the world of tweeting.
Twitter, not related to the song birds of spring, is a social messaging tool that lets users give short messages of news interest, inspiration and opinion. Center for Disease Control. The time the Swiss Mormons rolled in and changed everything.
In fact, there was no real town to speak of in this remote corner of the American southwest before the Stuckis, Hirschis, and Toblers—some 85 Swiss pioneers in all—unloaded their covered wagons and began to build.
This demand or invitation is not that people become prophets to a nation. The revelation is not an ineffable expression of the mystery and futility of apprehending God. In his book, "The Book of Mormon: Givens starts a section with a quote from theologian Emil Brunner: All that we can know is the world.
God is not the world. Heard the one about the Mormon stand-up comic? Guardian - UK November 23, - Relevance: However, Baker is a Mormon. A peachy, astute, witty year-old Mormon who has never had sex. The book — The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance — is all about what it's like to live in Manhattan when the list of things you can't do cigarettes, wine, coffee, drugs, swearing, sex outside marriage, marriage to someone who isn't Mormon seems far more seductive than the things you can studying scripture, prayer and where the majority of your contemporaries think you might be — in Baker's words — "a whack job".
Until now her faith is something she has avoided talking about when she first meets someone "You know how in films people spit out their drinks when they're surprised, and you think that never happens in real life?
The Twilight saga is a story about love. And the founding of the Mormon faith. And orphans, in a really weird way. Twilight is a story about all of these things. Since the series' debut in , multitudes of thinkers and scholars have claimed to know the real, profound meaning behind Stephenie Meyer's famous vampire-romance novel series. This tends to happen sometimes when books ignite widespread consumption and discussion: Just run a quick Google search on "The Great Gatsby is a story about" if you need further proof.
But the degree to which Twilight has been analyzed, re-analyzed, reframed, and close-read makes it something of a lit-crit Choose Your Own Adventure story. Below rests La Paz, a sprawling Latin American community that stretches across a massive geological bowl carved deep in the earth.
Skyscrapers and stately government buildings are bordered by red brick apartment buildings numbering in the thousands. Most of La Paz's streets seem to travel two ways — up or down. And a distant gaze in almost any direction is obstructed by a snow-capped Andean peak, a reminder that La Paz elevation 12, feet is a mountain city. After more than two years of planning, "El Salvador del Mundo" -- the Spanish-language adaptation of the popular Mormon stage production "Savior of the World" -- successfully channeled the considerable talents of amateur and first-time actors from several cultural backgrounds into a cohesive and poignant production depicting the circumstances surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ.
Two churches, different financial trajectories Inquirer - Pennsylvania February 15, - Relevance: At the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, south of Vine, church leaders are turning property accumulated over generations - such as cemeteries - into cash in a bid to fill huge financial gaps.
First, the blog Murilovisck from Brazil: I'm 25 years old and am a Latter-day Saint. My blog about news and curiosities about the church is participating in a national competition for Brazilian Blogs.
I'm in the top 3 blogs in the category Religion. I ran over blogs and the winner will be announced at a ceremony in Sao Paulo on Jan. David Campbell, co-author of "Amazing Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us" and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said at a policy briefing Thursday that "the moderation you see in Romney the candidate, and I suppose in Romney the governor of Massachusetts, I would say pretty nicely reflects what you see in the public opinion polls of the rank and file of the Mormon community.
The Missoula Montana Stake put their show on March The main video in the "Light the World" initiative has earned more than 34 million views, according to a church blog. The 25 shorter videos with daily service suggestions leading up to Christmas have garnered over 30 million views. Yet, like all Olympic dreams, the road to the medal podium for this Latter-day Saint athlete was long and hard.
She was the reigning World Cup skeleton racer for the — season—and a favorite to win the gold at the Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy—when a four-man bobsleigh lost its brakes and crushed her leg during a training accident in Calgary. This year's conference theme, "Converted unto the Lord," is taken from the scripture found in 3 Nephi Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, on Dec.
Speaking during the First Presidency Christmas Devotional, President Eyring said Latter-day Saints know from the true record in the Book of Mormon that God's prophets had long taught the people that light would be a sign of the birth of the only begotten Son of God in the flesh.
While there are over operating sites throughout the world, serving nearly 7, students, Rexburg will be the th site to open in the United States and Canada. And what does he do in his spare time? The year-old champion attends the Page 3rd Ward of the Page Arizona Stake and works hard to balance his role of husband, father, active Church member, firefighter and wakeboarder. The show features a cast of talented actors, singers and musicians sharing testimony through drama and song of the divine mission of Jesus Christ, the Son of God and Savior of the world.
As times change, new circumstances present new challenges and possibilities. And yet, through it all, this immemorial longing we call religion continues on. In the s, sociologists came to a consensus that religion was fading. As knowledge and freedom increased, they theorized, so modern society would outgrow religion.
Thirty years later, however, that hypothesis was reversed. One of these sociologists, Peter Berger, explained the miscalculation this way: On the contrary, in much of the world there has been a veritable explosion of religious faith. Religion, it can be said, is just as relevant now as it has ever been. Would it be better if the country just got over this notion of American exceptionalism?
Oh, I think it would. I mean, this is This is -- by the way, this is one reason why I say -- and people laugh at me, but I would say in years, this country will be Mormon. It's a stupid religion and a stupid country. They were made for each other. And I tell you, one of the things Americans are going to love about Mormonism, when they find out about it, is that, first of all, Jesus is an American.
Jesus is an American in Mormonism. And they love the idea that Mormons embrace more than anybody that we are the super-duper star-spangled best country ever!
And if we have any flaw, it's that we make other countries feel bad because our awesomeness is so overwhelming. From hand-crafted nativities to live presentations, the nativities from around the world bear testimony of the divinity of the Savior's birth.
Traditional Christmas nativity scenes include Jesus in a manger with figurines of His mother, Mary; Joseph; angels; shepherds and farm animals. Much, if not most, of that advice has been theological, suggesting a wide range of changes in Church doctrine and rules.
The new pope should be as digital as possible. In both a pre-conclave homily at the Cathedral of St. Admission is free and open to the public. For many of the women who participate, it is the only way they can stay in contact with their children and provide motherly comfort. The nativities on display are from the personal collection of Yves and Kathleen Perrin. At the stroke of 9 a.
Today, families in more than 60 million homes nationwide and millions more across the globe have access to an array of family-friendly movies, lectures, sporting events, documentaries and food shows — which will now come in HD to Utah's Comcast subscribers. Church Spokesman Scott Trotter issued a short statement on the West Layton Village property matter late Monday, after the church became part of the narrative on the issue, initiated by a group that forced the issues on the ballot.
The group, Citizens for Responsible Growth, claims the church had unofficially apologized for appearing to be a force behind the potential development. PRI, a real estate arm of the church, manages the property in question. Wheelwright addressed the topic of religious freedom at the opening devotional of the Fall semester on Tuesday, September 11, We have the blessings of being guided by apostles and prophets.
And on this campus we also have the blessings of being a part of the Church Educational System and having a temple of the Lord nearby. How we have been blessed! And they have made it clear that if we simply take the blessing of religious freedom for granted, we will lose that blessing. Kimball gave a talk in entitled "The Gospel Vision of the Arts.
For years I have had a vision of members of the Church greatly increasing their already strong positions of excellence till the eyes of all the world will be upon us.
Mormon church made wealthy by donations Reuters August 13, - Relevance: Its investment strategy would be viewed as risk-averse.
It would also likely attract corporate gadflies protesting a lack of transparency. They would call for less spending on real estate and more on charitable causes to improve membership growth - the Mormons' return on investment. Those are a few of the conclusions that can be drawn from an analysis of the church's finances by Reuters and University of Tampa sociologist Ryan Cragun.
Blind sprinter takes gold; archer advances to semi-finals Deseret News - Utah September 4, - Relevance: He picked up an Irish flag proclaiming: More than people packed into a room at the Ashton Gardens to celebrate the grand opening of the Light of the World Garden, a 2. It's not a sitcom script. It's a real-life cultural immersion experience for year-old Muhammad Janjua. Janjua, who goes by Umer, is living, learning and forging new relationships almost 7, miles from his home in Islamabad, Pakistan.
The people he lives and learns with can't imagine not having him around. Politico reported, "Jeffress described Romney's Mormon faith as a 'cult,' and said evangelicals had only one real option in the primaries. Asked by Politico if he believed Romney is a Christian, Jeffress answered: Activities are an important part of the youth program in the Church.
In addition to Sunday activities, LDS youth are invited to meet together on an additional night during the week to do activities together. Beck, Young Men general president.
His Birth and Resurrection, a musical production performed in the Conference Center Theater in Salt Lake City, Utah, and based on the events surrounding the birth and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, will be available beginning October 16, The two-hour event will run from November 16 through December 29, Performances are available Tuesday through Saturday evenings beginning at 7: The matinee on December 8 is specifically for those with visual or hearing impairments.
We've been down this theological road before. In recent weeks, Senator Reid has violated at least one of the Ten Commandments -- the one prohibiting the bearing of false witness -- as well as the command of Jesus to "Judge not, lest you be judged. They are the noble generation of which prophets have testified.
They live in a world of great challenge but also of great opportunity. They sometimes feel isolated and alone in living the gospel of Jesus Christ and keeping their baptismal covenants.
The evening started with a reverse call sent out to residents between 5: Residents then gathered at their block captains' houses to check-in for themselves and their families, similar to what city officials hope would happen in the event of a real emergency. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve. Everywhere in the world, humble members draw inspiration from the scriptures to guide them through life" The Friend, February Living at an unprecedented time in world history, the word of God goes forth at an incredible rate due to the wonderful technologies available.
The Deseret News reported in its Oct. The report indicated that 98 percent of college students own a digital device, and 38 percent say they can't go for more than 10 minutes without using one. People can interact with the scriptures in ways never before dreamed of because of technology.
Nemani — who is one of 11 children — was in his third year of a medical degree in his home country when he was given a posting half way across the world. The annual event, sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has always drawn an eager crowd of quilters, but this year the haunting images of destruction in Haiti gave it a very real sense of urgency.
Now, in the computer age, it has taken on the task of digitizing the world's records, and it is employing the services of senior volunteer couples to help accomplish that gargantuan task. On any given day, the Church's family history organization, FamilySearch, has digital preservation teams in 45 countries capturing digital photographs of rarely accessed historical records and then publishing them online for free access at the website familysearch.
But they are unable to hear what Rick Perry is saying. The Christian prayer rally in Houston was a very loud proclamation to fundamentalists and Teavangelicals, which said, "I am not a Mormon. He's wearing his faith like a power tie while Romney stays quiet as a tabernacle mouse on the topic of religion.
Heap doesn't smoke, drink or swear. The tight end won't talk trash, but he'll take out the garbage without being asked. He doesn't carouse, like many teammates. You won't find one on Heap's 6-foot-5 frame. The supermarket check-out publication reports — with salacious spin — how Ann Romney wrote to her future husband while he was a Mormon missionary in France and informed him she was developing feelings for another young man back in Utah.
That is definitely a stretch. Brillault is the mayor of Le Chesnay, which lies just outside Paris and next to Versailles.
He can point to Louis XIV's chateau from his office. Brillault says a petition against the temple is causing him real headaches. Joe to sell majority of its land to affiliate of the Mormon Church Tallahassee. Joe announced the sales agreement on its website Thursday morning. Any land the company had plans to develop or use for such developments in the near future also will not be included in the sale, St. Savior of the World is a two-hour musical production based on the events surrounding the birth and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, accompanied by the Orchestra at Temple Square, highlighted the hour-long event with seasonal hymns and carols. The congregation in the 21,seat facility joined in on the closing selection "Silent Night.
Monson remarked that the real joy of Christmas is found in making Jesus Christ the focus of the season. Jay Findlay was one of the two stuntmen who made the leap. At the time, he was a real cowboy who worked on the family's cattle ranch near Kanab, Utah, a town where the actors and actresses would stay while filming western movies and TV shows.
Often, the productions required extras, particularly skilled locals such as Mr. Findlay who could handle horses and herds. Owen, Young Men general president, after his recent visit to Japan with his wife, Jane. They also felt at home in a tent at the World Scout Jamboree in Yamaguchi, Japan, where they made their first stop. Evangelical leader says commonality with Mormons deeper than differences Deseret News - Utah November 18, - Relevance: Christian Civility in an Uncivil World. Two decades ago, he reports, he was struck by a book titled "The Birth of the Modern: World Society, ," written by the eminent British historian Paul Johnson.
Johnson devotes more than a thousand pages to a mere 15 years that, he contends, changed the course of human history and founded the modern world. The counsel and advice given by leaders included teaching children to pray, honesty, integrity, how to avoid unwanted influences of the world on families, developing and strengthening faith, moral character, making better choices, and other values of concern to people of all faiths.
But if you live in the United States, you probably have no idea it exists. Also, it enables Area Presidencies to minister to, communicate with, teach, and strengthen members and local leaders within their areas. And after seven years in Union County, they are about to take their commitment to service around the world.
Paul Frost, 39, is attending training in Washington, D. He will work with the U. Department of Commerce, which sends trade professionals around the world to help U.
Frost said he is one of 25 people who recently was appointed to the service. Several thousand people applied for the job in the most recent hiring process, and about 75 will get final offers over several phases of hiring, he said. Dozens of collections from records around the world have also been updated with thousands of other records.
A church spokesperson refused to reveal the cost of the building project, but Mormon elder Alexander Manzhos said it would serve 31, believers from as far away as Kazakhstan and Armenia. The first Mormon congregation in Ukraine was launched in , the year the country gained independence, and now numbers over 10, baptized members, over sixty congregations and numerous meeting houses and chapels throughout the country. It features a number of videos from people who share real experiences from their own perspectives on a sensitive and sometimes emotionally charged topic.
Valued at tens of thousands of dollars, the exhibition features world-famous paintings of the life of Christ, from before his birth to his Second Coming. Curator Debbie Gardner said this rare opportunity for people to view fine art reproductions of world-renowned paintings was a free event arranged by the church.
The apostles' testimonies spread that first and fundamental testimony. Beyond whatever else the Church might need contemporary apostles to do, that witness to the Church and to the world is their first responsibility. Harrison is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- he's a Mormon -- and his plan, like so many Mormon students, was to enroll in college for a year before spending two years on a mission.
But unfortunately for Harrison, a former top wing who averaged 3. The decision put Harrison's season in jeopardy. BYU head coach Dave Rose, expecting Harrison to be away for two years, had already given his scholarship to someone else.
That's not a knock on Rose; it's a reality he has to deal with. The spreadsheet is quite complicated. Under membership and volunteer leadership, I reported that the Mormon church is a worldwide religion with more than 14 million members in countries, more than half of whom are outside the U. We are the fourth largest Christian denomination in America. We have , members in California.
All local bishops and ecclesiastical leaders serve without pay. All chapels and temples are fully paid for before dedication and faithful members tithe 10 percent of their income annually. Mormons in the Paralympics: His time of Smyth, legally blind, also set a world record in the meter sprint to win gold earlier in the Paralympic games. Australian Todd Hodgetts, 24, of the Canberra Australia Stake, won the gold medal in the men's shot put for F athletes with a mark of Hodgetts was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at 8 years old.
BYU-Idaho Radio is hosted solely online at www. With 3, participants and , balloons, the event unleashed a massive barrage of colorful cool for six minutes. It had taken students three days to fill that many balloons. A free lunch, music, and a blood drive added to the festival. The previous record, held by the University of Kentucky, used 3, participants and more than , water balloons.
BYU has to wait for official word from the Guinness Book of World Records, but event organizers say they are confident their record will be verified. Rogers, 45, is bishop of the McKinney 2nd Ward, a father of five and was featured in Mormon Times in July, just before he headed off to Kansas. He has won the Ringside World Championships three times and has the belts to prove it. Previously, he has beaten fighters pounds and heavier.
Some critics have claimed that real scientists -- by which, of course, they mean "non-Mormon scientists" -- wouldn't agree with LDS scientists on their approach to the DNA issues. The quotes from non-LDS scholars in a previous installment successfully refute this accusation. Ironically, few critics who have engaged the DNA issue have advanced degrees commensurate with this particular topic. I'm aware of only two such critics. One is a biologist with advanced training in plant genetics and he admitted in his writings that DNA science wouldn't refute the Book of Mormon if we theorize a small incursion of people into a larger population ; the other is an anthropologist.
Conversely, there are several LDS scientists with training in DNA studies, particularly population genetics, who have weighed in on the topic. Giving joy to the world California December 25, - Relevance: The interpretation of general conference is immense. Global broadcasts reach millions of listeners, making it one of the largest interpretation efforts in the world. Missionary experiences have been a big part of our lives. In our younger days before we were married, we both went on missions to Eastern Canada.
Then several years later we went to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for three years as Glen presided over the mission there. A few months after the Church bought a , acre farm in Australia, we were asked to go there for Glen to oversee and help improve irrigation practices.
While we were there, Margene did volunteer work in three different local schools. We learned that although the people speak English in Australia, it is an entirely different language, because so many words are used differently and because of the accent the people have. We had 18 months of really enjoying Australia. Broadcasting to the world: LDS frats and sororities? Because the Salt Lake City-based faith says the activities that long defined those clubs are better placed in the hands of local congregations, overseen by spiritual leaders such as bishops and stake presidents.
This new site has already had thousands of visitors, as people are excited to see the storefront and what they have for sale. The LDS Church online store does not officially open for global business until September 30, and expectations are that this will be a major online shopping destination for Mormons around the world who want to connect with the church direct. It will be the first time that Mormons from around the world will be able to directly make purchases from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Stokes, also of Matthews, weren't members of the evangelical megachurch, but they had many friends who were. And unlike the Cub Scout pack at their own church, which doesn't have a program for 6-year-old Tiger Scouts, Christ Covenant's was big enough to accommodate both of their boys. The couple even signed up to be Scout leaders - he would lead the Bears, she'd help with the Tigers - when they discovered the church needed more adult help. So why, in the end, did Christ Covenant reject the Stokes' application to be Scout leaders?
And, therefore, not real Christians, church officials told the couple last month. Now, a year later, Jennifer Willis looks with a sense of urgency to a box of unanswered letters sent last December to the LDS Church she attends. With the help of her cousin, she plans to send them the same CD that brought her peace a year ago. Best-selling writer Card, composer Mitchell come together for world premiere of collaboration News Tribune - Washington November 5, - Relevance: Meeting with their bishop in Rancho Cucamonga, they laid out the problem: Although Jason was working two jobs, he was barely earning enough to make ends meet.
The bishop "was really open and loving," Liz recalled. But it was tough love. We can't pay your mortgage," she recalled him as saying.
He offered food assistance and a blessing. That worldview, focused on church and not government, is part of the culture of American Mormonism, paradoxically rooted in both self-reliance and communitarian idealism.
It may help explain the roots of Mitt Romney's conservatism, which in many ways mirrors the beliefs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Earlier this month, Mormons from Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia celebrated that event with a 40th-anniversary jubilee in Croatia — just weeks before Mitt Romney will formally accept the Republican nomination for U.
Dragomir Savic, a former LDS leader in Serbia, said in that "it could be great miracle if a Mormon became the president. They knew what that meant. The film premieres on Netflix at 11 AM today and offers a rarely-seen look at the former Governor and his family as they trudge through two seemingly-endless presidential campaigns.
Director Greg Whiteley was given great access to Romney during those campaigns, and he uses it to craft a delicate but commanding voyage into what it means to be a presidential candidate today. The feature begins and ends with the results of the election.
Nielsen, 58, will be part of what is called the First Quorum of the Seventy and his job for the next year will be to learn how church headquarters operates and to speak at church conferences around the world. As we write notes to friends we've made living in Texas for 35 years, there's a tug.
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