to humor columnist's success is a sense of humor
Kirby of the Salt Lake Tribune gives the example of writing
a column claiming that he could beat up the prophet of the Mormon
Church, Gordon B. Hinckley, or even the pope if it came down to it.
He was called in by higher authorities, but he ended up receiving
a letter of congratulations from the prophet's own office
here for a transcript of Robert Kirby's talk
Five running for River Heights council seats want to preserve 'unique
Jeppsen, Mary Yancey, Debbie Rees, Brent Greenhalgh and Noel Cooleye
have different visions of just what that phrase means.
Logan spells out limits on housing kids who have had troubles with
changes state that four foster children or one proctor child, or three
proctor children if they are siblings, are allowed to reside in a
home licensed for proctor or foster care.
gets an A-OK from the city's accounting firm
are a lot of cities who are going out of their budget, but that isn't
a concern here."
City Council debates salon license for resident's home
over parking availability and building space hold up the council's
creates potential hazard of low water pressure in Mendon
Andersen, the City Council member who oversees water issues, said
if every household in Mendon was running water during a fire emergency,
the fire hydrants wouldn't have enough pressure to operate, under
the city's current water system.
Heights is only city without a debt, accountant says
no debt and a lot of cash, River Heights is in an exceptional position
compared with other small towns in the valley. "You are the only city
that I do that has no outstanding debt," accountant Steve Misener
told the City Council.
Nibley City Council hesitant to issue beer license to service station
10/14/99 "Legally we cannot
deny you this beer license," council member Scott Wells told Johnson.
"I just want you to be aware of the possible citizen backlash."
City gives responsibility to engineer for resolving issue of subdivision
council unanimously approved a plan that gives Shepherd the responsibility
of visiting the area, assessing what needs to be done, and reporting
Park City to give $1,000 annually in donations
All of the council members agreed that if the
individual requesting a donation can show that it is for a service to
the community, that they will more likely agree to giving the donation.
considers after-school family literacy program
10/13/99 City Council discusses
the cost of expanding its Spanish-English literacy program with computers
City Council discusses dog limit
Lewiston has an ordinance
that limits the number of dogs an individual or family can own to two.
Council member Ronda Worden said this ordinance isn't being enforced.
for the Eagle Scout challenge
Two Paradise boys
are ready to fix the ailing fence surrounding a spring in Green Canyon.
Hyde Park residents be allowed access to North Logan's new library?
North Logan City
Council debates new library use and a recent land purchase.
County has raised garbage rates, but one city forgot
10/04/99 River Heights will be
charging its residents new fees.
license and one vote ends a short night for Providence City Council
10/04/99 The shortest meeting
held in eight years lasted only 50 minutes.
Logan City Council appoints new judge, discusses land purchase for cemetery
10/04/99 "This is a one time
opportunity," said Mayor Jack Draxler.
city streets in Hyde Park be renumbered?
10/04/99 Main street businesses
may benefit from new numbers.
Utah's hunting program has nearly doubled in a year
10/04/99 Current enrollment is
2,657 hunters, up 1,207 from last year.
Community Ice Arena needs volunteers and donations
10/04/99 The indoor, year-round ice arena is
scheduled to break ground in Hyde Park in 2000.
numbers down, says Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologist
Deer numbers may
be up across parts of the state, but they are a far cry from where they
should be on the Cache unit, said Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
biologist, Dennis Austin. By Paul Kendall.
North Logan actor is blessed with an 'Angel' role on national TV
of on-stage experience would seem to be sufficient for a career in acting,
but it has taken roughly eight years for Dan Merket to "break into the
business" of TV and film production.
People of all ages
enjoy losing themselves in the corn maze at the Jensen Historical Farm
south of Logan. These two seek the path to the center at midafternoon
on Oct. 23. Many paths are misleading, so it takes a good memory to
recall where you already have been. The corn maze is open through Oct.
30. Photo by Cameron Bailey.
long would it take YOU to reach the center of the Jensen corn maze?
"It was a lot of
fun," said junior and first-time corn mazer Carrie Davis. "I didn't
expect it to be as big as it was. It took us a lot longer than I thought
it would." One-and-one-half hours to be exact.
George Jetson . . . and the Hulk, and Tarzan at the Pumpkin Walk
(10/15/99) Pumpkins, squash and
other garden vegetables will be transformed into TV characters for this
year's Pumpkin Walk, following a theme of "Blast From T.V. Past."
of Rocks isolation is its most alluring feature
(10/13/99) In south-central Idaho,
the City of Rocks and its other-wordly rocky formations is perfect for
backpacking or camping.
dance hall in Utah is Hyrum's very own Elite Hall
(10/13/99) "The Hyrum Dance
Pavilion has won for itself the name of being the best Dance Hall in
the State of Utah. The merry crowds that gather there every week coming
form far and near give evidence to that fact," proclaims a display in
the Hyrum Museum.
residents cheer on marathon runners
(10/14/99) Millville residents turned
out to give the runners a drink and a vote of confidence as they passed
coming your way.' . . . 'Head him off.' The excitement of a cattle drive
on a crisp October day.
10/11/99 Real cowboy work in southern
Idaho starts with a giant breakfast and Celine Dion on the radio. A
first-person account of battling the bovines by Jessica Warren.
needs to understand roots of violence
(10/08/99) "To stop the violence,
we have to understand the roots of violence in the culture," said Barry
Kort, a 54-year-old electrical engineer from Bedford, Mass. "If we understand
the roots, we can avoid culturing it."
Ben Harper CD looks achingly inward
10/04/99 Burn to Shine contains a desperate plea
for companionship and some other painful experiences. Harper comes to
Salt Lake City on Oct. 11.
State game Saturday could define Aggies' season
(10/29/99) It's do or die time for the Utah State
University football team Saturday at Romney Stadium. Why? / By Wade
tough games finally end in Aggie volleyball victory over ISU
(10/27/99) The Utah State University women's
volleyball team got back to its winning ways Monday night vs. Idaho
State University in the Spectrum. / By Wade Denniston
one of the most imporant games on football schedule
(10/20/99) To put it simply, the game is for
first place in the Big West Conference and the Aggies will be looking
to avenge last year's 26-14 homecoming loss to the Vandals.
Utah State to face Kansas State Saturday
(10/14/99) USU will make its first trip to Manhattan,
Kan., since Sept. 11, 1971, when the Aggies beat the Wildcats, 10-7.
team downs University of Wyoming
(10/13/99) The Aggies beat the Cowgirls in three
games 15-5, 15-5, 15-9 in just over an hour before 712 fans at Green
River High School.
Aggies survive North
Texas attack, win in three straight games
(10/08/99) The Aggies dug themselves a hole in
the first game as they allowed the Mean Green to jump out to a 6-3 lead.
USU battled back with a 10-point run to take the lead for good at 13-6.
soars going to the net against University of North Texas
(10/06/99) "We owe it to them to beat them
as bad as we can," says USU women's volleyball head coach Tom Peterson.
is no dud, but 'Double Jeopardy' is half the fun of 'Fugitive'
man done her wrong. Now she's out for some revenge -- with no legal
consequences, thanks to the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution. If
you're an Ashley Judd fan, don't miss Double
Jeopardy. / By Paul Kendall
some purple bluegrass and cool improv to get a dose of 'Bliss'
Valley band Bliss Mystic is going on hiatus for a couple of years while
two of its members go on their LDS missions. Oh, what we'll be missing.
/ By Julie Sulunga
video bets: Don't miss the dysfunctional Plantagenet family this Christmas
Lion in Winter introduced Anthony Hopkins and Timothy Dalton to
the world in 1968. And the amazing thing is, they can't hold a Christmas
candle to Peter O'Toole as King Henry Plantagenet and his estranged
wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, in an Oscar-winning performance by Katharine
about scholarships, why do they wear swimsuits?
(10/15/99) As a child, I watched the Miss America
Pageant and rooted for Miss Utah. Now that I am older and wiser (?),
I look at the Pageant as a 20-year-old college student, a girl feeling,
at times, inadequate of the things I feel I am expected to do and be.
/ By Jessica Warren