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Kearns Alumni Cruise

October 23, 2012 by Kim Gunderson (Register to contact)

Our Kearns Alumni Cruise Group just returned from our first trip on Oct 21st. The trip was a great success despite dodging a hurricane in the process. We had about 53 alumni, friends and family take the cruise. Discussions have began for the second one sometime in 2014.

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Utah athletes who made us love sports in 2018  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — As impressive as Donovan Mitchell has been so far with the Utah Jazz — his sophomore shooting slump notwithstanding — what the young ...



He used to be a straight-F student. On Tuesday, Kearns High School sophomore Keeven Wilson was named the district's Absolutely Incredible Kid.  Salt Lake Tribune

Kearns • Keeven Wilson was a straight-F student in junior high, someone who'd had run-ins with police and a home life so unstable that he and his siblings were ...



Donovan Mitchell spotted at Kearns High School basketball game  KUTV 2News

"Friday night high school hoops what y'all got for me? " Donovan Mitchell wasn't just playing around on Twitter Friday afternoon. Nearly 600 Twitter users eager ...



Donovan Mitchell shows up unannounced at high school basketball game in Kearns  ABC 4

KEARNS, Utah (ABC4 News) - Donovan Mitchell showed up to a local high school basketball game, surprising it's players and those attending the game.



Donovan Mitchell visits Kearns High on Tuesday to hand out backpacks and T-shirts  Salt Lake Tribune

Kearns • Good things come to those who work hard. That was Donovan Mitchell's message to hundreds of Kearns High School students on Tuesday morning, ...



60-year-old driver crashes car into side of Kearns High School, no students injured  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

KEARNS, Utah - The Granite School District said a 60-year-old female driver crashed her car into the side of Kearns High School Wednesday morning.



Volunteers donate day to improve Kearns school grounds, give career advice  Deseret News

Savage Cos. and Dominion Energy employees volunteered at Kearns High School Wednesday as part of United Way's Day of Caring. They weeded, raked ...



A Utah high school student was happy working at KFC. But with this program's help, he's a pre-med senior in college.  Salt Lake Tribune

When Franco Jin was a student at Hillcrest High School four years ago, all of his friends were applying for college and he wasn't sure if he should be, too.



Where to see or set off July 4 fireworks on the Wasatch Front  Salt Lake Tribune

As wildfires blaze across a dry Utah, public officials are asking residents to respect bans on fireworks that range from areas inside cities to the entire town of Park ...



Police: Kearns teen posts picture, threatening violence at school  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

KEARNS, Utah - Unified Police Department (UPD) officers from the Kearns Precinct announced they had charged a 13-year-old with terroristic threats, after he ...



Power outage affects 15,000 in Kearns, West Jordan, Taylorsville  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

KEARNS, Utah -- A large power outage affected thousands of customers Sunday morning, Rocky Mountain Power reported. The outage occurred in Kearns, ...



Old Kearns branch of Salt Lake County Library to close in December, new one to open in 2020  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

KEARNS, Utah -- Plans are underway for a new Kearns branch of the Salt Lake County Library. In a news release Wednesday, the county said the current ...



Student injured in shooting at Kearns High School after Homecoming activities  fox13now.com

KEARNS, Utah -- A 9th grade student was shot at Kearns High School Thursday night as activities for homecoming were wrapping up, and police later said the ...



Utah green-lights program to help high schoolers reach college  The Christian Science Monitor

A pilot of the Utah College Access Corps found that students who met with a program counselor six times were 140 percent more likely to enter college. Now the ...



SLCC basketball reaping rewards of a caring coach and a Kearns connection  Deseret News

Having overcome some rough times with the help of Kearns coach Dan Cosby, Bushmen Ebet and Oklahoma-bound Kur Kuath are now excelling with the ...



Great Clips of the Week: Donovan Mitchell goes back to school  KSL.com

Before Donovan Mitchell took the Jazz to San Antonio on Sunday, he was big in town for a brief layover \u2014\u00a0and looking for a spot to watch some ...



Dear Utah: Donovan Mitchell posts video letter to fans ahead of Jazz home opener  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ln4nqRKJlmw SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell expressed his appreciation for his fans ahead of the ...



Man critically injured in Kearns shooting; police search for suspect  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

KEARNS, Utah - A man was in extremely critical condition after a shooting in Kearns Tuesday afternoon. Unified Police said they were searching for the man ...



Lock out lifted in Copper Hills High School in West Jordan  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

UPDATE: Officials said the lockout was lifted at Copper Hills High School at around 2:30 p.m. Friday. WEST JORDAN, Utah -- Dispatch confirmed Friday ...



Staff shortages at the Salt Lake County jail are bad and could get worse  Salt Lake Tribune

Staffing shortages are already hurting the Salt Lake County jail. But Sheriff Rosie Rivera told County Council members that the shortages could get worse before ...



19-year-old arrested in Kearns shooting that left 23-year-old critically injured  fox13now.com

KEARNS, Utah -- Unified Police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that occurred in Kearns Tuesday. Police identified the suspect as 19-year-old ...



Update: Granite School District Reveals Limited Details On Threat to Kearns High School  Gephardt Daily

Law enforcement officials descended on Kearns High School Friday morning after a threat was made against the school.



Man in serious condition after drive-by shooting in Kearns  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

KEARNS, Utah -- A man is in serious condition after being shot in the leg in Kearns Thursday night. Lt. Bill Robertson of the Unified Police Department said they ...



Agnes Jane Walker Steiner  Daily Herald

Agnes Jane Walker Steiner, our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed from this mortal existence at age 89, surrounded by her children, ...



Softball community comes together to honor coach injured in car crash  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah – A softball community is rallying around the family of a beloved softball coach who is fighting for his life. Mike Boyette was seriously ...



Emmanuel Andrew commits to New Mexico for basketball  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Emmanuel Andrew announced his intentions to join Paul Weir and the University of New Mexico basketball team by way of ...



Woman devastated about ex's role in police officer's death  KSL.com

The longtime girlfriend of the man accused of killing a South Salt Lake police officer expressed concern about how to explain what happened to her children.



Removing barriers: Utah puts new focus on students with disabilities  Deseret News

A new State School Board policy that creates a standard for awarding students a “career development credential,” should help students with disabilities enter the ...



School district responds after Utah students harassed following Trump victory  fox13now.com

SALT LAKE CITY --The big surprise on election night was Donald Trump's sweeping victory across the country. The big surprise the next day inside some Utah ...



Man drowns in pool at Kearns fitness center while practicing holding his breath  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

KEARNS, Utah -- A man drowned at a fitness center pool in Kearns Saturday while trying to hold his breath under water for an extended time. Lt. Brian Lohrke of ...



Utah Jazz: Donovan Mitchell pays visit to University of Utah  The J Notes

Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell stopped by University of Utah to share some words of wisdom with the Utes men's basketball team.



Crews investigating cause of fire behind Kearns High School  Gephardt Daily

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire behind Kearns High School Wednesday morning.



Donovan Mitchell honors U of U student killed on campus, says ‘women have to be protected more’  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

https://twitter.com/NBATV/status/1055289399838093313 SALT LAKE CITY -- Donovan Mitchell honored a slain University of Utah student during Wednesday ...



Kearns speedskater heading to compete in Winter Olympics  KSL.com

Jerica Tandiman\u2019s dream is finally coming true. After 16 years of skating lessons and grueling training, the 23-year-old can officially call herself an ...



Utah high school yearbook causes controversy between rivals  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SPANISH FORK, Utah – Hateful words about a rival high school, splattered across a single page in a high school yearbook, are causing outrage for a community ...



Hundreds attend community meeting about gang violence in Kearns  fox13now.com

KEARNS, Utah -- Hundreds turned out at Kearns High School Thursday evening to ask Unified Police and Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosie Rivera tough ...



Boys' basketball preview: Kearns out to go from playoff afterthought to region contender  Salt Lake Tribune

The Kearns boys' basketball team doesn't have the kind of resume over the last year that indicates the Cougars not only could contend for a playoff spot but ...



Two siblings injured after being hit by car on way to school in West Jordan  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

WEST JORDAN, Utah -- Two teens were taken to hospitals with injuries not considered life-threatening after they were struck by a car while walking to school ...



Case dismissed for Utah high school baseball coach once charged with showing pornographic material to minors  Salt Lake Tribune

The felony charges against Woods Cross High School's former baseball coach have been dropped after prosecutors were presented with additional evidence in ...



Lone Peak brothers battle for state crown in individual medley  Salt Lake Tribune

Bountiful • It was apparent that a power vacuum existed in many events as the Class 6A state swim meet began Thursday. About half of the individuals and relay ...



13-year-old taken to hospital after being hit by car in West Valley City  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

WEST VALLEY CITY -- A 13-year-old boy was taken to a hospital to be evaluated after he was hit by a car while crossing a street in West Valley City Wednesday ...



Utah considers all-out attack on schools' digital divide  Salt Lake Tribune

Tech • As Utah lawmakers weigh a $200 million to $300 million investment in devices, results from the state's first digital experiments are mixed. Keith Johnson ...



Local student athletes recognized by America First Credit Union, KJZZ and KMYU during scholarship awards dinner  CUinsight.com

RIVERDALE, UT (April 26, 2018) — America First Credit Union recently recognized Utah student athletes at the Outstanding Student Athlete Scholarship Awards ...



Social Sidelines: The dog days of summer  UtahJazz.com

There will be basketball in September. In September, players return to Salt Lake City for open gym. In September, the Utah Jazz play their first preseason game.



4-year-old girl nearly drowns in West Valley City hotel pool  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A four-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital Thursday night after nearly drowning in a hotel swimming pool. Police said the girl ...



Utah's 2018 Sterling Scholar candidates: Wasatch Front Central area  Deseret News

See the students nominated from their respective schools in the Wasatch Front Central area.



Four suspects arrested for murder after two people killed in Kearns  fox13now.com

KEARNS, Utah - Four suspects are facing murder charges after two people were killed and two others were seriously injured following a crash and shooting in ...



The fabulous five of Festival City: These Cedar ladies are the bowlers to beat  St. George Daily Spectrum

Cedar City is widely known for the Utah Summer Games and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Soon it will also be recognized for five fabulous women bowlers ...



Child in serious condition after being hit by car while leaving Utah State Fair Park  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- A 3-year-old girl is in serious condition after she ran out into the road after the Utah State Fair Tuesday night and was hit by a pickup truck.



In our opinion: Utah crime statistics show a troubling trend toward youth  Deseret News

Crime statistics show an unsettling trend toward more violent acts by young people — many involved in gang activity. Law enforcement officials attribute this, ...



Teen dies following shooting near Kearns High  KSL-TV

The 16-year-old victim wounded in a shooting near Kearns High School Wednesday has died. Sheriff's deputies believe the shooting may have been ...



Police identify man hit, killed by car in Millcreek  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

MILLCREEK -- A man died after being hit by a car in Millcreek Thursday morning, and police say he was dressed in black and was crossing the street diagonally ...



Men's Basketball: Lobo commit signs National Letter of Intent  UNM Daily Lobo

There are plenty of new faces on the University of New Mexico men's basketball team, but the search for new talent is always in the works and the squad inked ...



Man convicted of killing Kearns High classmate at 16 recommended for parole  KSL.com

Ricky Angilau, who was just 16 when he shot and killed a Kearns High School classmate, says he missed a lot of his childhood while incarcerated and has ...



Police hand out over 100 tickets in four hours during crosswalk sting operation  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - The Utah Department of Public Safety is launching a statewide crosswalk safety campaign this week. West Valley City Officers, ...



Drama and emotion: See the best sports photos from 2017  Deseret News

In 2017, Deseret News photojournalists captured the emotion and drama as the sports year unfolded in the state of Utah.



Police identify woman killed after being hit by Granite School District bus in Kearns  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

KEARNS, Utah - A woman has died after being hit by a Granite School District school bus in Kearns Thursday morning. Unified Police said the bus, with ...



Player stunned after former Kearns football coach accused of murdering mother of two  fox13now.com

KEARNS, Utah -- The man arrested in connection with the murder of a Magna mother of two is a former high school football coach. Jason Alan Black, 26, was a ...



‘Children’s lives on the line here’: UPD writes dozens of tickets during crosswalk sting  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — As kids head back to school, the Unified Police Department is warning people about the importance of pedestrian safety.



Sharon Lee Schieving Franz  Daily Herald

Sharon Lee Schieving Franz--beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, teacher, best friend, and confidant--unexpectedly passed away peacefully in ...



Man in extremely critical condition following auto vs. motorcycle accident in Millcreek  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

MILLCREEK, Utah -- A man is in extremely critical condition following an auto vs. motorcycle accident near 700 E. and 4100 S. in Millcreek. According to Sgt.



6-year-old in extremely critical condition after near drowning in Taylorsville  fox13now.com

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah - A 6-year-old boy is recovering in the hospital in extremely critical condition after a near-drowning in Taylorsville on Monday evening.



Cyclist taken to hospital after crash involving car on Mountain View Corridor  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE COUNTY -- A cyclist was taken to a hospital after a crash involving a car on Mountain View Corridor Wednesday morning. UDOT first tweeted about ...



Two dead, 4 in custody after gang-related shooting, crash in Kearns  Salt Lake Tribune

Kearns • Alex Caro was at dinner for his daughter's birthday Tuesday when a neighbor called to say his front yard had been transformed into a crime scene.



Pilot seriously injured after military jet crash off Hawaii  ABC 4

HONOLULU (AP) - A Hawaii Air National Guard civilian contractor was in serious condition Wednesday after his plane crashed off the coast of Honolulu during a ...



Driver taken to hospital after car, school bus collide in Orem  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

OREM, Utah -- One person was taken to a hospital after a school bus carrying five children was involved in a crash in Orem Wednesday morning. Orem Police ...



Police: Long-term approach to gang problem must combat elementary school recruitment  KSL.com

Community leaders and police in Kearns said Wednesday they were doing what they could to stay on top of the gang problem, after two innocent people died in ...



New app ‘Athlete Monitoring’ helping high school students and coaches prevent injury  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

MIDVALE, Utah -- Along with the pressure of year round competitive leagues and traveling teams, the injury rate among high school athletes has risen.



What the proposed tax code means for schools, students and parents  Salt Lake Tribune

Republicans backed away from some of the most controversial education proposals in their finalized tax bill Friday, leaving in place a school supply deduction ...



One dead, one critically injured in crash in West Valley City  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

WEST VALLEY CITY -- One person is dead and one person was taken to a hospital after a crash in West Valley City early Friday morning. On Friday afternoon ...



Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell praises fans, promises to bring NBA title to Salt Lake City  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell praises Jazz fans and promises to bring them an NBA title in an article he penned for The Players ...



Woman in critical condition after being hit by car in West Jordan  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

WEST JORDAN, Utah -- A woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a truck in West Jordan Thursday morning. The crash occurred in the area of 7800 ...



The Salt Lake Tribune's photos of 2017  Salt Lake Tribune

As the new year approaches, we are looking back at Tribune photos from 2017. Photographers travel across the state (and sometimes the country) to gather ...



The Latest: Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki released by Blue Jays  ABC 4

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local): 4:04 p.m. The big-budget Boston Red Sox aren't looking to cut ...



Police: 2-year-old flown to hospital after being struck by car  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

WEST JORDAN -- A medical helicopter took a 2-year-old to a hospital after the child was hit by a car Friday evening. Officer Jennifer Worthen with the West ...



School board resolution affirms city schools do not collect info on students' immigration status  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City School Board is expected to act Tuesday on a proposed resolution that acknowledges some residents' fear of possible ...



Two Mormon athletes will compete in the 2018 Pyeongchang Games  Deseret News

Two members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will compete in February's 2018 Pyeongchang Games.



Logan High principal continues to overcome challenges | Logan Hj | hjnews.com  The Herald Journal

If 16-year-old Ken Auld could see who he is now, the principal at Logan High School, he would have never believed it.



Springville High School conducts mock deadly crash for students  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SPRINGVILLE, Utah - A mock car crash was held at the Springville High School Tuesday to show students the consequences of distracted driving. Six students ...



Police: man dead after being hit by car in Ogden  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

OGDEN, Utah - A man has died after being hit by a car Saturday night. Officers with the Ogden Police Department responded to an auto-pedestrian crash at ...



No injuries after school bus carrying students involved in crash in Eagle Mountain  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah -- There were no injuries reported after a school bus and another vehicle collided in Eagle Mountain Wednesday morning. The crash ...



Police identify 14-year-old victim after crash in Riverton; child in serious condition  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

RIVERTON, Utah -- A teenage girl has died and a young child is in serious condition after a crash in Riverton Tuesday morning. According to UDOT, the crash ...



Woman taken to hospital with head injuries after being hit by car in SLC  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- A woman was transported to a hospital with head injuries after she was struck by a vehicle while in a crosswalk Thursday. The crash ...



Georgia high school football player injured during game dies  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

ZEBULON, Ga. - A Pike County High School football player who was injured during a game Friday night has passed away. Dylan Thomas, a linebacker on the ...



Kearns teen takes plea deal for 2009 fatal shooting  Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Kearns teen accused of shooting and killing a high school student in 2009 reached a plea deal during his hearing on Wednesday.As part ...



10-year-old flown to hospital following auto-pedestrian accident in West Jordan  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

WEST JORDAN, Utah -- A 10-year-old boy was flown to the hospital after being hit by a car in West Jordan Saturday evening near 8200 S. 5600 W. Patrol Officer ...



Andy Larsen: The NBA wants you to get to know its referees. Its new officials media guide tells all.  Salt Lake Tribune

They say you know a game's referees have done a good job when they stay completely anonymous. But the existence of the NBA Officials Media Guide, ...



Utah teen kicked off cheerleading team over video with profane lyrics files lawsuit  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

CACHE COUNTY, Utah -- A student at Mountain Crest High School has filed a lawsuit alleging her rights were violated when she was kicked off the ...



High schools constructed according to student, community needs  KSL-TV

High school buildings these days just aren't \nwhat they used to be \u2014 and that's an \nintentional change by districts to benefit \nstudents, taxpayers and the ...



Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell summoned for jury duty, but he already has 13 court appearances  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz are asking Utah Courts to "try again in July" after guard Donovan Mitchell was summoned to jury duty from January 7 to ...



2017 Sterling Scholar candidates: Wasatch Front Region, Central Area  Deseret News

"A Sterling Scholar is a high school senior who is publicly recognized and awarded for the pursuit of excellence in scholarship, leadership and citizenship in the ...



Donovan Mitchell, moments after winning game against Celtics, honors fallen Maj. Brent Taylor’s family  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- Moments after winning a game against the Boston Celtics, Utah Jazz player Donovan Mitchell took time to speak with North Ogden Mayor, ...



Girl, 10, suffers severe injuries in Lindon crash  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

LINDON, Utah — A 10-year-old girl was hospitalized with severe injuries Thursday morning in a crash in Lindon. According to Lindon Police, the driver of a ...



2 more Granite District high schools to include 9th grades  KSL.com

The Granite School District Board of Education unanimously approved requests this week to reconfigure Cottonwood and Cyprus high schools as four-year ...



Board of Education selects new Logan High School principal  The Herald Journal

An assistant principal from the Granite School District was already feeling the Grizzly love Monday night when the school board appointed him the new principal ...



Man arrested for killing estranged wife, wounding daughter in Millcreek; called media to confess  fox13now.com

MILLCREEK, Utah -- Unified Police say a woman is dead and her teenage daughter is in critical condition after an apparent domestic violence homicide in ...



Navajo man seeks Senate diversity, challenges Hatch - The Daily Universe  Universe.byu.edu

Navajo man James Singer barely managed to graduate from Kearns High School, but now he's working on a Ph.D. dissertation at Utah State University and ...



Police: wanted fugitive attempts to hit officer with car during police chase in Taylorsville  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah - Police are searching for a wanted fugitive after the suspect allegedly attempted to hit a police officer with a car late Friday night.



Airsoft gun prompts lock out at Lone Peak High  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

HIGHLAND, Utah — Lone Peak High School officials placed the school on lock out Friday morning after a gun was sighted on campus. Police confirmed the gun ...



Man behind Jazz Bear mask since 1994 let go by team  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRqJ6-btfyw&feature=youtu.be SALT LAKE CITY -- The man who has portrayed the Utah Jazz Bear since 1994 has been let ...



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