Chris lives in Draper, but he frequently travels around the country to compete in official Pokémon trading card game tournaments. He spends a lot of time, effort and money to build a game deck worth competing with, but his dedication has earned him a place at the World’s Championship this July in Boston, Mass.
For six days this June, Weber State University will host hundreds of girls selected for The Girls State program, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, to educate youth about civic responsibilities and the ins and outs of government processes.
He was a problem solver who never started life out thinking he would be Governor. His natural talents and abilities continued to open doors and opportunities for him.
This year marks a celebration of how, over the years, the focus has shifted towards helping older adults take charge of their health, stay engaged in their communities and make a positive impact on the lives of others.
“It was a perfect scenario because there was new snow on top...we had a clear night, the stars were as bright as I’d ever seen them in my life - to be at that elevation and to see the Milky Way, the Southern Cross which is fantastic... it was thrilling.”
Our minds are usually filled with images of men and women in jump suits, bars, concrete floors and stern guards at every corner. But here, there are also classrooms and chapels, and volunteers from outside the prison are welcomed almost daily.
I’m happy to report that the just-concluded session of the Utah legislature had what I believe are some big “wins” for the residents of Salt Lake County, as well as what I see as one major “loss”.
Cindy Lou Williams-Mitchell, Principal of South Valley School said, “We have a very good relationship with Karl Malone and they do wonderful things with our kids."
A pair of Corner Canyon High School athletes became the latest Chargers to be recognized for their efforts in sports and the classroom.
Richards rallied her fellow cheerleaders to the cause and collected over 6,000 pairs of jeans from schools, scouting programs and businesses in the area to deliver to charities throughout Salt Lake on Valentine’s Day.