CHRISTENSEN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHRISTENSEN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah vets honored in visit to WWII Memorial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58432762-90/war-memorial-veterans-honor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58432762-90/war-memorial-veterans-honor.html.csp">Utah vets honored in visit to WWII Memorial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T09:36:26.054-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 09:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Nearly 70 yearsand thousands of miles removed, Benny Benson of Murray sat beside a fountain at the World War II Memorial in Washington on Friday pondering the difference between the calm, inspiring monuments and the devastation he saw after America dropped an atomic bomb in Hiroshima. “I don’t want another war,” said Benson, 95, a former Air Force pilot who flew a B-17 bomber as part of the support team for the first atomic bombing. It was an honor, he said, to be among fellow WWII...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432762@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:36:26 MDT Utah man charged with defrauding worker’s comp of $100,000 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428650-78/christensen-state-utah-benefits.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428650-78/christensen-state-utah-benefits.html.csp">Utah man charged with defrauding worker’s comp of $100,000</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T13:33:18.06-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 01:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helena, Mont. • A Utah man who suffered a knee injury while working at the Montana State Prison is charged with defrauding the state workers’ compensation fund by collecting disability benefits while running a construction company. The attorney general’s office filed a felony theft charge against Benjie Leroy Christensen of Vernal, Utah, alleging he illegally collected over $97,000 in benefits from June 2008 until March of this year, the Independent Record (http://bit.ly/1udovai ) reported. Char...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584286502014-09-18T13:33:18.06-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T13:33:18.06-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428650@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:33:18 MDT Utah football: Offense passes test against Bulldogs (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58382670-89/yards-christensen-utah-offense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58382670-89/yards-christensen-utah-offense.html.csp">Utah football: Offense passes test against Bulldogs (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:57.883-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Either Dave Christensen finally solved Tim DeRuyter’s defense, his personnel at Utah is just that much better than they were at Wyoming, or a little bit of both. Utah totaled 526 yards against Fresno State in Saturday’s 59-27 blowout at Rice-Eccles. To put that in perspective, Christensen averaged 238 per game against DeRuyter’s defenses at Air Force and Wyoming. “Really pleased with the offense,” said head coach Kyle Whittingham after the game. “The tempo, the execution, it was really clean.” A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58382670@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:57 MDT Utah football: Whittingham, Christensen come full circle vs. Idaho St. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58340283-89/utah-idaho-whittingham-christensen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58340283-89/utah-idaho-whittingham-christensen.html.csp">Utah football: Whittingham, Christensen come full circle vs. Idaho St.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:31:35.338-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Were it not for their time at Idaho State, Kyle Whittingham and Dave Christensen wouldn’t be coaching together at Utah. Were it not for their time at Utah, Spencer Toone and Steve Fifita wouldn’t be coaching together at Idaho State. Between the four, such symmetries abound. It’s been almost a quarter-century since Utah’s head coach and offensive coordinator first bonded as assistant coaches in Pocatello. Thursday, their reunion tour begins against the team that gave them their start. And on the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58340283@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:31:35 MDT Central Utah teacher elated after being acquitted of sex abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276758-78/amp-christensen-friday-nephi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276758-78/amp-christensen-friday-nephi.html.csp">Central Utah teacher elated after being acquitted of sex abuse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T21:46:53.214-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 09:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Words can’t describe how Hadley Christensen felt Friday, the day after a jury acquitted the former Juab County fifth-grade teacher of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. He felt relief, he said, and immeasurable joy. “The last 19 months of my live have been constantly overshadowed by the threat of going to prison for a crime I did not commit,” Christensen said Friday in a written statement. “As a person who has devoted his life to building up the lives of the young people I have had the pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58276758@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 21:46:53 MDT Ex-teacher acquitted of sexually assaulting former student http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58274486-78/acquitted-assaulting-former-sexually.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58274486-78/acquitted-assaulting-former-sexually.html.csp">Ex-teacher acquitted of sexually assaulting former student</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Pamela Manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T22:50:26.31-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A jury on Thursday acquitted a former fifth-grade teacher in the Juab School District of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. Hadley D. Christensen, 39, of Nephi, was charged in January 2013 with aggravated sexual abuse of a child, a first-degree felony. He was accused of inviting a former student, who he had taught the year before, to his home on Dec. 22, 2012, and sexually assaulting her. Christensen, who taught at Red Cliffs Elementary School in Nephi, had worked for the district for 11 y...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58274486@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 22:50:26 MDT