Genetics professor featured at Ogden FamilySearch lecture

Geneticist Scott Woodward to speak on Ogden

Woodward is most known for discovering a genetic marker used for the identification of carriers for and the eventual discovery of the gene for cystic fibrosis, according to his biography. He also was involved in the identification of other gene markers for colon cancer and neurofibromatosis.


Thai and Lao New Years celebration coming to Layton Buddhist Temple

Layton Wat Dhammagunaram temple to celebrate Thai/Lao New Year

The Layton Wat Dhammagunaram of Utah Buddhist Temple is inviting the public to its Thai and Lao New Year’s Songkran celebration from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28.


Mormons to celebrate 1978 lifting of ban on blacks in clergy

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The Mormon church says it will celebrate the upcoming 40th anniversary of its reversal of a ban on blacks in the religion’s lay priesthood.


Ogden LDS Institute choirs to perform in devotional

LDS Institute program set for 7 p.m. April 8

The community is invited to a spirit-oriented devotional by the Ogden LDS Institute.


Woman sues LDS Church alleging rape by MTC leader in 1980s

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A woman who says a former Mormon missionary leader raped her in the 1980s and that the church failed to take her allegations seriously has filed a lawsuit, saying Thursday she wants the church to change the way it handles sexual abuse reports.


Layton residents excited about plans for a new LDS temple

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Officials of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made a surprise Layton temple announcement Sunday at the close of the 188th annual General Conference.


LIVE BLOG: April 2018 LDS General Conference Sunday sessions

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The first day of General Conference was pretty exciting. What does Sunday have in store?


LDS Church retires teaching programs, adds 7 temples during busy conference

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Church announces new apostles, changes to priesthood quorums, retirement of home and visiting teaching, and seven new temples — including one in Layton.


New LDS temple to be built in Layton

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President Russell M. Nelson made the announcement at the end of General Conference.


LDS Church announces new 'ministering' program, replaces home, visiting teaching

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President Russell M. Nelson dropped a bombshell at the Sunday afternoon session of the LDS Church’s General Conference Sunday by announcing that home teaching and visiting teaching, as it’s known currently, is being retired.

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