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Photos give first look inside remodeled LDS Jordan River Utah Temple

March 12, 2018

The public got its first peek of the inside of the newly renovated Jordan River Utah Temple as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared photos in preparation for tours to begin this week.

The temple, at 10200 S. 1300 West in South Jordan, will be open for public tours for six weeks starting Saturday, March 17, 2018.

Complimentary tickets are available for the temple open house at

The temple, which is more than 30 years old, will be rededicated Sunday, May 20, in three sessions: 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. The sessions will also be broadcast to LDS Church meetinghouses in the temple districts of the Jordan River, Oquirrh Mountain and Draper Utah temples, according to a press release. Regular Sunday meetings on May 20 will be canceled, and a cultural celebration will be held Saturday, May 19.

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Saying goodbye to LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson

January 11, 2018

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a viewing for President Thomas S. Monson on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.

Monson died Monday, Jan. 2, 2018, after serving as the church’s leader for nearly 10 years. A funeral for Monson will be at the LDS Church Conference Center Friday, Jan. 12 at noon.

Monson became a church bishop at the age of 22 and also became the youngest church apostle ever in 1963 at the age of 36. He served as a counselor for three church presidents before taking the role of president for the church.

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Remembering LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson

January 3, 2018

Thomas S. Monson, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints president died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at home with his family.

During his time with the LDS Church, Monson served as a counselor in the First Presidency of the Church, was a first counselor to former LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley, as a second counselor to Howard W. Hunter and Ezra Taft Benson, and was sustained to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on Oct. 4, 1964.

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Viking Santas bring Christmas to Sunset

December 22, 2017

More than 320 students from Viewmont High School participated in the annual Vikings Give Fundraiser, raising more than $80,000 to bring Christmas to students at Doxey Elementary School in Sunset. Each child from pre-school to sixth grade was paired with a Viking and had up to $75 worth of gifts delivered to them Thursday morning, Dec. 28.