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Local Shirt's Incredible Journey: From Idaho To Ghana In 7,086 Miles
Local Shirt's Incredible Journey: From Idaho To Ghana In 7,086 Miles
Local Shirt's Incredible Journey: From Idaho To Ghana In 7,086 Miles
It's 7,086 miles from Caldwell, Idaho, to Offinso, Ghana. The African town lies on the south end of the huge African panhandle (can I call it that?) in the western part of the continent. That's how far Elder Brayden Call — a full-time missionary in the Ghana Kumasi Mission -- had to travel to his service area for his mission. In a w...
Today Is 50th Anniversary Of Most Brutal Crime In Utah History
Today Is 50th Anniversary Of Most Brutal Crime In Utah History
Today Is 50th Anniversary Of Most Brutal Crime In Utah History
The date was April 22, 1974. It was about time to close the Hi-fi record and stereo shop in Ogden, Utah, with employees Stanley Walker, aged 20, and Michelle Ansley, aged 18, preparing to lock up and go home for the evening. Suddenly and without warning, two vans screeched up to the store and four armed men jumped out and entered the store. ...
Heads Up Southern Utah! This Might Crash Through Your Roof
Heads Up Southern Utah! This Might Crash Through Your Roof
Heads Up Southern Utah! This Might Crash Through Your Roof
Yesterday NASA admitted that there are thousands of pounds of space junk floating in orbit around our lovely planet. In the past 60 years or so there have been more than 6,000 space missions and in large part, those missions jettisoned their leftover "junk," things like used batteries, waste and broken industrial parts...
Hey Washington County, Could You 'Take The Shot'?
Hey Washington County, Could You 'Take The Shot'?
Hey Washington County, Could You 'Take The Shot'?
My how time flies -- it has been more than two years since St. George Police Department marksman Seth LeFevre was faced with the choice of a lifetime. Should I take the shot? OK, here's the situation (by the way, this is a real situation that happened in February of 2022): An armed man has carjacked a vehicle in Southern Utah and led police on a high-speed chase...
What To Do If An Elephant Gets Loose In Your Utah Town
What To Do If An Elephant Gets Loose In Your Utah Town
What To Do If An Elephant Gets Loose In Your Utah Town
OK, OK, the odds of an elephant getting loose in your town are very low. Like ridiculously low. Astronomically low. Practically none. But it could happen. Wednesday morning an elephant, spooked from the noise of a car backfiring, escaped its cage and bolted from a circus/carnival in Butte, Montana...
Meet Kevin Young: BYU's NBA-Experienced Head Basketball Coach
Meet Kevin Young: BYU's NBA-Experienced Head Basketball Coach
Meet Kevin Young: BYU's NBA-Experienced Head Basketball Coach
With players threatening transfer, recruits decommitting and the program in flux, BYU basketball has decided to act quickly. Tuesday morning, BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe named Kevin Young as the Cougars new head basketball coach. “We are excited to announce Kevin as our new head men’s basketball coach and welcome him and his family to BYU,” Holmoe said. “We had a variet...
Death Takes A Holiday When Traveling By Plane
Death Takes A Holiday When Traveling By Plane
Death Takes A Holiday When Traveling By Plane
My daughter is very afraid of flying in an airplane. And though we've actually been able to talk her into taking a couple of flights, she really doesn't like the idea of hurtling through the air in a metal tube at 600-miles an hour. She's a very logical person, so the times we did get her to fly, I was able to appeal to her logical or sensible side...

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