MISSION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MISSION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Three Mormon missionaries die in two separate incidents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58328721-78/amp-thredgold-family-mission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58328721-78/amp-thredgold-family-mission.html.csp">Three Mormon missionaries die in two separate incidents</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and michael mcfall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T18:24:55.054-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Springville • Connor Thredgold worked 20-hour shifts to pay for his Mormon mission to Taiwan, and by the time he got there, he was smiling bigger than his family ever saw. The 19-year-old was in the country for only about three months. He and another missionary, 24-year-old Yu Peng Xiong, were found dead Saturday in their Taipei apartment. Foul play is not suspected, church officials said. Another 19-year-old missionary from West Jordan, Nancy Ann Vea, also died Saturday. She was injured in an...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58328721@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:24:55 MDT Letter: What plans for Utah air pollution? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326648-82/mexico-mission-plans-trade.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58326648-82/mexico-mission-plans-trade.html.csp">Letter: What plans for Utah air pollution?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T17:47:01.972-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert boasted a successful trade mission to Mexico in April, which included a clean air highlight. Once touted as one of the most polluted cities in the world, Mexico City has cut its pollution in half in the face of a growing population. Our inversion season is right around the corner. (Remember it came early last year.) I’m still waiting to hear what our governor learned and what changes he plans to implement. Having a family member who has yet to recover from a neurological event ...</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> 58326648@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:47:01 MDT Secret U.S. mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319197-68/syria-rescue-foley-mission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319197-68/syria-rescue-foley-mission.html.csp">Secret U.S. mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T20:20:02.116-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 08:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, the Obama administration said Wednesday. Officials said the rescue mission was authorized after intelligence agencies believed they had identified the location inside Syria where the hostages were being held. But the several dozen special operations forces dropped b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583191972014-08-20T20:20:02.116-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T20:20:02.116-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319197@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:20:02 MDT Spacewalking astronauts release baby satellite http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309772-68/russian-satellite-artemiev-astronauts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309772-68/russian-satellite-artemiev-astronauts.html.csp">Spacewalking astronauts release baby satellite</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARCIA DUNN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T13:28:31.374-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 01:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cape Canaveral, Fla. • Spacewalking astronauts launched a tiny Peruvian research satellite Monday, setting it loose on a mission to observe Earth. Russian Oleg Artemiev cast the 4-inch box off with his gloved right hand as the International Space Station sailed 260 miles above the cloud-flecked planet. The nanosatellite gently tumbled as it cleared the vicinity of the orbiting complex, precisely as planned. “One, two, three,” someone called out in Russian as Artemiev let go of the satellite. Cam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583097722014-08-18T13:28:31.374-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T13:28:31.374-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309772@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:28:31 MDT Ukraine OKs Red Cross-led aid mission to east http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284329-68/ukraine-russian-government-ukrainian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284329-68/ukraine-russian-government-ukrainian.html.csp">Ukraine OKs Red Cross-led aid mission to east</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURAS KARMANAU </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:18:09.188-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donetsk, Ukraine • Ukrainian forces on Monday zeroed in on rebel strongholds as the government welcomed an international humanitarian relief mission into the rebellious east involving Russia, the United States and the European Union. The mission will be conducted under the auspices of the International Committee of the Red Cross. The organization said in a statement it is ready to facilitate the operation with the involvement of all sides concerned following a Russian initiative to provide huma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582843292014-08-11T21:18:09.188-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T21:18:09.188-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284329@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:18:09 MDT Medical condition forces BYU hoops signee Emery's early mission release http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58269271-65/emery-outlet-thoracic-medical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58269271-65/emery-outlet-thoracic-medical.html.csp">Medical condition forces BYU hoops signee Emery's early mission release</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T10:11:45.517-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nick Emery, the former Lone Peak High basketball star who signed with BYU in 2013 prior to an LDS Church mission to Germany, is returning home due to a medical condition that likely requires surgery. Emery’s brother, former BYU star Jackson Emery, posted on Twitter that Nick is coming home Wednesday night from Frankfurt, Germany. Also, Emery’s Facebook page posted this explanation Wednesday evening: “Elder Emery has recently been dealing with worsening conditions of thoracic outlet syndrome. He ...</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> 58269271@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:11:45 MDT Comet joined by space probe after 10-year pursuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267286-68/rosetta-comet-probe-mars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267286-68/rosetta-comet-probe-mars.html.csp">Comet joined by space probe after 10-year pursuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRANK JORDANS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T15:41:13.692-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 03:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Darmstadt, Germany • Turning what seemed like a science fiction tale into reality, an unmanned probe swung alongside a comet on Wednesday after a 4-billion mile (6.4-billion kilometer) chase through outer space over the course of a decade. Europe’s Rosetta probe will orbit and study the giant lump of dust and ice as it hurtles toward the sun and, if all goes according to plan, drop a lander onto the comet in the coming months. Rosetta turned up as planned for its rendezvous with comet 67P/Churyu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582672862014-08-06T15:41:13.692-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T15:41:13.692-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267286@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:41:13 MDT Op-ed: I’m Maddy, and I’m so much more than just bipolar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211891-82/bipolar-maddy-disorder-cancer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211891-82/bipolar-maddy-disorder-cancer.html.csp">Op-ed: I’m Maddy, and I’m so much more than just bipolar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Maddy Stutz</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:13:57.841-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hello, I’m crazy, insane, a lunatic, nuts, a freak, disturbed, confused, spastic, disabled, mad, mental, weird, different, odd, a problem, scary, ill, brain dead, demented, need a straight-jacket, anti-social, bonkers, childish, distressed, drugged-up, embarrassing, handicapped, indecisive, irrational, lost, not all there, a nutcase, an oddball, paranoid, scary, strange, tiring, unapproachable, unstable, wacky ... bipolar.  These phrases are what people with mental disorders are eternally stampe...</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> 58211891@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:13:57 MDT NASA names building for Neil Armstrong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58208031-68/armstrong-apollo-astronauts-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58208031-68/armstrong-apollo-astronauts-building.html.csp">NASA names building for Neil Armstrong</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T18:47:01.832-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 06:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It now bears the name of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon when the Apollo 11 mission landed there 45 years ago. Armstrong, who died in 2012, was remembered at a ceremony as not only an astronaut but also as an aerospace engineer, a test pilot and university professor. Michael Collins, who orbited the moon as Armstrong took his historic steps on July 20, 1...</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> 58208031@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:47:01 MDT Utah football: Harvey Langi is exempt from so-called Riley Nelson rule http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58161956-89/langi-byu-utah-mission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58161956-89/langi-byu-utah-mission.html.csp">Utah football: Harvey Langi is exempt from so-called Riley Nelson rule</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="2014-07-09T17:36:27.863-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Harvey Langi who left for Tampa, Florida, is not the same Harvey Langi who returned to Salt Lake International Airport on Tuesday. This, at least, according to his LDS mission president for the past year, Mark Cusick. Cusick declined Tuesday — per Langi family wishes, he said — to comment on his role in contacting Utah and BYU coaches on Langi’s behalf, but said that the change that occurs for missionaries is “absolutely incalculable.” “People who know [Harvey], they’ll see that pretty quick...</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> 58161956@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:27 MDT Report: Harvey Langi mulls transfer from Utah to BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58158396-59/langi-utah-byu-tribune.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58158396-59/langi-utah-byu-tribune.html.csp">Report: Harvey Langi mulls transfer from Utah to BYU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T17:26:25.435-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Tribune has confirmed that linebacker Harvey Langi has considered the possibility of transferring to BYU when he returns from his mission in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday. The Deseret News first reported Monday afternoon that Langi would visit with BYU’s coaching staff on Wednesday, quoting Langi as saying, “I believe BYU will offer me ways to grow as a person that may not happen at Utah or anywhere else.” As of late Monday afternoon, Langi had not yet officially announced any intention to transfe...</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> 58158396@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:26:25 MDT