Hundreds of students at Weber High School leave class during a school walkout to honor the victims of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. While out of the classroom, student speakers read the names of those who died at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018, and called for a safer and and more inclusive school environment.
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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 templeopenhouse.lds.org.
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.
The history of the African-American community in Northern Utah is strongly tied to the railroad industry and the jobs that came to Ogden and Salt Lake City in the early 20th century. However, there were some African-Americans who came to the region earlier on as mountain men, ranchers, soldiers, slaves and Mormon pioneers.
Russell M. Nelson, formerly of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, became The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 17th president Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018.
Nelson, 93, served as a member of the quorum since April 7, 1984. He is a retired surgeon and medical researcher with a master’s degree from the University of Utah.
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.
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.
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.
The comics in the Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 edition of the Standard-Examiner were a repeat from a previous day. This gallery is the correct comics from the correct day. The Standard-Examiner regrets the error.
After a warm and dry November, hundreds of skiers and snowboarders gathered for opening day at Snowbasin Resort on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Snowbasin is the first of the Ogden Valley resorts to open for the season.
President Donald Trump on Monday visited Utah to scale back two sprawling national monuments, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante.
Officials respond to Mueller Park Junior High after a student fired a gun into the ceiling in Bountiful, Utah on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. (Ravell Call/The Deseret News via AP)By…