Welcome to Weekend Rewind, a glance back at The Salt Lake Tribune’s top news stories, photos and opinions you may have missed over the weekend.
Top stories this past weekend
First prayer by a woman offered at Mormon conference • The benediction to the first session of LDS General Conference on Saturday didn’t even last two minutes, but it made history: Jean A. Stevens became the first woman to offer a public prayer at the worldwide Mormon meeting.
1 West Valley City cop who shot and killed Danielle Willard to be fired • West Valley City is planning to fire one of the two detectives who shot and killed Danielle Willard in November, his lawyers said.
Technology, flexibility and room to grow at new Olympus High • When 1,550 Olympus High School students return from spring break Monday, they’ll walk into their new $75 million building — with rooms wired for advanced computer technology, spacious labs with the latest equipment and spaces that range from small spots to collaborate on projects to a 1,400-seat theater.
Hatch says civil unions could ward off gay marriage • Sen. Orrin Hatch wants to preserve marriage as an institution between a man and a woman and he suggested in a radio interview this week that one way to accomplish this would be for states to offer civil unions to gay couples.
Success and critics: Five years in, Mayor Ralph Becker has both • After 5 years in office, SLC mayor says he still reaches out, but critics say they’re feeling increasingly shut out.
Other news of interest
Chaffetz wants tougher treatment of illegal border crossers
Federal judge makes morning-after pill available to all ages
FAA delays closing airport towers — including at Ogden, Provo
Will you go out with me — to Mormon General Conference?
Utah man planned for a month to kill his infant son, police say
Pipeline involved in Willard Bay leak resumes service
Atheists plan large national convention in Utah next Easter weekend
Warrants in 19 tossed cases shed light on WVC narcotics squad
Opinion and commentary
Rolly: Utah congressmen avoiding constituents?
McEntee: Salt Lake City’s plans will make Sugar House even sweeter
Utah’s overwhelmed teachers
Sean P. Means: Remembering the generosity of Roger Ebert
Pyle: Fiendish plot or lucky shot?