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Philip Connors' new book is a 'prequel of sorts' to 'Fire Season: Field Notes From a Wilderness Lookout'

Connors' first book, a detailed account of his solitary life as a fire watcher, won the Banff Mountain Book Competition Grand Prize, the National Outdoor Book Award, the Reading the West Award for Nonfiction, and the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award.

Come learn about the Sigurd to Red Butte transmission line project with the Iron County Historical Society

Southwestern Utah is anticipated to explode in growth and in preparation for it a new transmission line that will provide 600 megawatts of electrical power is going to be built. This new line will connect the Sigurd substation, located roughly six miles ...

USDA Helps a Utah Town Earn a “Most Improved Water System” Award

Sigurd, Utah, located on the border of Fishlake National Forest, is a town of 435 and varying elevations. The highs and lows of Sigurd’s landscape make it a beautiful place to live, but with an outdated water system, the location caused problems for the ...

NEVCO Pushes On with 580-Megawatt, Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Utah

SUGAR LAND--January 11, 2013--Research by Industrial Info Resources (Sugarland, Texas)--Dealing with yet another round of court cases, the owners of the Seiver Power Plant in Sigurd, Utah, are continuing with development after numerous delays. NEVCO Energy ...

Leola Pierce Peterson

Leola Pierce Peterson was an angel among us. She was born July 8, 1924 in Sigurd, Utah to Wilford and Alice Alvey Pierce, and was the third of ten children. She grew up in Sigurd and graduated from Richfield High School. When the family moved to Orem ...


Notice is hereby given of the 2012 Meeting Schedule for Sigurd Town pursuant to 52-4-6, Utah Code Annotated, that the Sigurd Town Council will hold its regular council meetings on the second Wednesday of each month. Meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the ...

Family mourns couple's death; 3 children survive

Stephanie McFarland was driving the family's 2000 Ford Expedition when it veered off Interstate 70 near Sigurd, Utah, flipped over and then fell off a bridge. Utah Highway Patrol troopers said all of the children were belted in their seats when the ...

Gentlemans club in Grand Junction?

A Utah trucker visiting Acorn Tuesday said he doesnt want a gentlemans club in that area. I wouldnt want it in my neighborhood. Why would I want it here? said Bryan Reay, who drives to Grand Junction from Sigurd, Utah, several times a week. That kind of ...

King coal is back

With natural gas supplies stretched thin, and the Bush administration loosening environmental regulations, energy companies are turning their attention back to coal SIGURD, UTAH — Jadie Houchin describes herself as a “mouthy stay-at-home mom.”

Obituary: Joe Grant Jorgensen

SIGURD, UTAH - Joe Grant Jorgensen, 68, of Sigurd, Utah, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grand father and friend, passed away unexpectedly early Thanksgiving morning at his home in Sigurd. He spent his final day on earth doing what he loved ...

English Nazis Are Planning a 'White Man March' in Newcastle

English Nazis Are Planning a 'White Man March' in Newcastle: theonewhoknows94: Newcastle has just breathed a sigh of relief following the passing of the weekend’s Pegida demonstration, when a few hu…

Highland Park ‘Sigurd’

Bought: Best of Whisky, Holland, 2nd February 2015 Ratings: 96/100 – Whisky Bible 2015 83.58/100 – Whiskybase (average from 33 member votes) When I ordered this bottle of Sigurd from Holland for £…

English Nazis Are Planning a 'White Man March' in Newcastle

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YouTube: Hochgeladene Videos können jetzt direkt in der Android-App geschnitten werden

---- YouTube: Hochgeladene Videos können jetzt direkt in der Android-App geschnitten werden // GoogleWatchBlog   Viele YouTube-Videos werden mittlerweile direkt vom Smartphone oder Table…

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throwing in some added details i’ll pretty up the rest of the “frame” before i print and ink it during the traditional part of the process i end up changing stuff anyway so the flowers, although sligh…

Motorist punches tourist driver in face

Neuseeland bekommt Kratzer Bild.:#Sigurd Röber  ---- Motorist punches tourist driver in face // New Zealand Herald A tourist driver has been punched in the face after another mot…


Hey you - do you remember me? As is often the way, you can be beavering away on a job in utter secret for so long that it feels weird and a little bit rude when details of it gush all over the place …

Exclusive Hi-Res Photos: Bianca Santos Sizzles In Maxim

Here’s the star of “Happyland” and the upcoming film “The Duff”, Bianca Santos, unleashing her sultry looks and showing off her wicked booty and legs in the newest issue of Maxim magazine. Nope, I’ve …

Storia della danza in pillole – Kurt Jooss (1901 – 1979)

Kurt Jooss, altro grande protagonista della scuola tedesca, approda alla danza dopo studi di musica e recitazione. Anche nel suo caso è l’incontro con Rudolf Laban ad orientare la sua vocazione e ad i…

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superheroesincolor: Sigurd the Everglorious, hero of Asgard  //  Marvel Comics Strength level: Supposedly mightier than Thor (X)


Domestic violence in SIGURD UTAH

Does your partner ever….

> Embarrass you with put-downs?

> Control what you do, who you see or talk to or where you go?

> Look at you or act in ways that scare you?

> Push you, slap you, choke you or hit you?

> Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?

> Control the money in the relationship? Take your money or Social Security check, make you ask for money or refuse to give you money?

> Make all of the decisions?

> Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away your children?

> Prevent you from working or attending school?

> Act like the abuse is no big deal, deny the abuse or tell you it’s your own fault?

> Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?

> Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?

> Attempt to force you to drop criminal charges?

> Threaten to commit suicide, or threaten to kill you?

If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these questions, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Don’t hesitate to chat or call to 1-800-799-SAFE if anything you read raises a red flag about your own relationship or that of someone you know.

For over 17 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Our database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

The Hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know. We work to educate communities all over through events, campaigns, and dynamic partnerships with companies ranging from The Avon Foundation to Verizon. Today, The Hotline is continuing to grow and explore new avenues of service.



Giving Every Young Person in SIGURD UTAH a Path to Reach Their Potential

Our nation’s most basic duty is to ensure that every child has the chance to fulfill his or her potential. This isn’t the responsibility of one individual or one neighborhood: it’s up to all of us to pave these paths of opportunity so that young people — regardless of where they grow up — can get ahead in life and achieve their dreams.

That’s why My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) is such an important initiative. Launched by President Obama last year, MBK brings communities together to ensure that all youth — including boys and young men of color — can overcome barriers to success and improve their lives. I got to see this work up close during a recent trip to Oakland, California. I joined Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Council President Lynette McElhaney, and other stakeholders for a conversation about efforts that are making a difference in the lives of local youth.

One of the participants was a teenager named Edwin Manzano. The son of a hard-working single parent, Edwin found encouragement and support at the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC). Thanks in part to the academic and mentoring services offered by the EOYDC, Edwin will become the first member of his family to attend college when he begins his studies this fall at San Francisco State University.

Edwin is grateful for the opportunities that EOYDC afforded him. “Everyone needs a support system,” he says. That’s true whether you are a teenager or HUD Secretary. I was lucky when I was growing up on the West Side of San Antonio. Although it was a modest community in terms of resources, it was rich with folks who took an interest in my future. I had family members, teachers — and even policymakers — who paved a path that allowed me and other young people like me to succeed.

Unfortunately, not every child is as fortunate. That’s why My Brother’s Keeper is so close to my heart. The future of every young person in America should be determined by their heart, their mind and their work ethic. It should never be determined by their zip code.

In Oakland, I talked with 17 young people who have big hopes and aspirations for the future. It’s in our nation’s interest to help them achieve their goals. And we’re committed to doing our part at HUD.

For example, we’ve introduced a Jobs-Plus pilot program that will provide public housing residents in eight cities with intensive employment training, rent incentives and community building focused on work and economic self-sufficiency.

We’re also working on a broadband initiative to ensure that students living in HUD-assisted households will benefit from the life-changing opportunities available through high-speed internet. This project will provide the access to online resources that young people need to succeed in the 21st century global economy.

On the housing front, we expect the recent expansion of our Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) initiative to aid HUD-assisted properties in raising billions of dollars in private sector investment — funding that will be used to secure our nation’s affordable housing future. And recently, our Federal Housing Administration lowered its Mortgage Insurance Premiums to make homeownership more affordable for responsible families, helping them put down roots and build wealth for the future.

But I know HUD alone won’t solve the issues facing America’s youth. These challenges require our Department to maintain longstanding, effective partnerships with other federal agencies and key stakeholders. Most importantly, President Obama understands that My Brother’s Keeper will only succeed if local leaders take his call to action into their own hands.

Folks in Oakland are stepping up to answer this call. During the Community Conversation, I spoke with leaders from Oakland’s nonprofits, philanthropic institutions, and faith-based organizations that are putting our young people on the path to success. Groups like the East Oakland Youth Development Center, the East Bay Foundation, and the Allen Temple Baptist Church are using promising and proven approaches to make a real difference in their communities.

This kind of work is happening all across the nation and will benefit generations of Americans. We’ve got to keep it going by continuing to support our young people. When they succeed, our nation grows stronger, and our future becomes brighter. And by giving everyone an opportunity to reach their goals, we can ensure that the 21st century is another American century.


The Guardian and a warning to SIGURD UTAH: Jehovah´s Witnesses´ silencing techniques, as terrifying as child abuse

Growing up in a Jehovah’s Witness family is different. As a child, I didn’t celebrate birthdays, Christmas or July 4. Nor did I, or anyone I knew, mix with non-Witness families in Little League or Girl Scouts. Instead, I spent much of my time sharing the “good news.” I used to go door-to-door on my own with a big, strong, well liked man in my congregation, named Jonathan. I was just 9 and 10 when he repeatedly sexually abused me.

It is really hard for kids to speak up when they’re abused. But the Jehovah’s Witnesses make it a lot harder.

They have a “2 Witness” rule, which says that anyone who accuses an adult of abuse must have a second witness. If there is no second witness, the accuser is punished for a false accusation - usually by ordering that no Witness may talk with or associate with the “false” accuser. This is called dis-fellowshipping. For a kid raised only with other Witnesses, it was horrifying. Even your parents would have to ignore you. It was more terrifying than Jonathan.

It was the elders of my congregation who had assigned Jonathan to team up with me. When we separated from the others, he forced me into his pick-up truck and drove us to his house. Then he would say “Let’s play”. It happened too many times. Like everyone else in the congregation, my parents liked “Brother” Jonathan and trusted him in our family.

My parents were consumed with some really huge problems in those years, and later divorced. I was emotionally alone - and wanted to be the best Jehovah’s Witness I could be. That’s why I went out to field service - the door to door ministry that Witnesses are known for.

What my parents didn’t know, was that Jonathan had sexually molested another girl in our congregation. The elders knew this and had kept it a secret. They were following orders from Watchtower leaders, based in the world headquarters in New York, who in 1989 had issued a top-secret instruction to keep known child sex abusers in the congregations a secret. This instruction became Exhibit 1 at my civil trial.

The elders and the Governing Body all knew that child molesters hide in religious groups and often are people who are likeable and friendly - like Jonathan. They knew molesters would likely do it again. But they chose to ignore the safety of the kids, in favor of protecting their image - and their bank account - from lawsuits. It was all in that 1989 letter.

A recent report by the Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that they have continued to issues directives urging silence around child abuse. Last November, elders were instructed to avoid taking criminal matters like child abuse to the authorities. Instead, they were told to handle them internally in confidential committees. The report also showed that Jehovah’s Witnesses evoke the First Amendment to hide sex abuse claims.

It took me learning about Jonathan’s other victims for me to speak up. In 2009, I looked on California’s Megan’s Law website, the state’s official list of registered sex offenders. There, I found he had been convicted a few years before for sexually abusing another 8-year-old girl. I felt horribly guilty that I hadn’t spoken up about him earlier. Now, I need to stop predators from doing this again.

The only way to end this abuse is by lifting this veil of secrecy once and for all.

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