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IOC VP meets with Salt Lake officials

...Olympic Committee vice president Richard Pound told the Deseret News on Wednesday. "That's one thing, but it's not...make no additional statements. In the interview with the Deseret News, Pound said he wanted to hear SLOC's side of the...
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Only the media are surprised

...away condescendingly from programs such as The Bible.Only the media are surprised when viewers do otherwise.As the Deseret News noted, critics early on derided the Bible series as a "cheesefest," as "flat and often tedious" and as "cardboard...
NBA Finals notes: Crimes decline in Utah during NBA Finals this year had such an impact. Only the Super Bowl has a similar effect on the Wasatch Front, Lancaster told the Deseret News. "It's about a 50 percent workload when the game is going," Lancaster said. "Usually, as they (the Jazz...
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Olympic notebook

...overloaded with orders. Sneak peek at 2006 The next Winter Games will be held in Torino, Italy. And organizers tipped the Deseret News, one of two Salt Lake City papers, about how they plan to use their 6 minutes during the Closing Ceremonies. They...
Get some exercise while you see the sites

...can't stand behind." She says she tried to honestly describe the pros and cons of each race. "I tell people the Deseret News Marathon (in Salt Lake City) is very challenging and not for beginners," Ms. Allen said. The run drops 3,200...
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City hall delivers records to Justice Department

...the son of IOC member Shagdarjav Magvan of Mongolia. The Deseret News reported Friday that Bold Magvan received $762 from...amount that may require some explanation," Pound told the Deseret News. In Utah's Legislature on Friday, a bill was introduced...
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Federal grand jury to begin hearing testimony in Salt Lake case

...investigation or whether the grand jury would hear evidence on Wednesday. The Deseret News has reported the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Customs...Committee selected Salt Lake to host the 2002 Winter Games, according to the Deseret News.
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Next up for Mitchell: Olympic scandal

...under investigation by the IOC and declined further comment until speaking with his lawyer. In a copyright story of the Deseret News, El Farnawani said that as a marketing consultant he simply provided access to IOC members by setting up meetings...
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Poll: Utah's support for Winter Games at its lowest

...following a spate of resignations and closed-door sessions by organizers to choose a new president and chairman. The Deseret News Poll, published Thursday, showed just 53 percent of the 404 Utah residents interviewed said they now support the...
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Ex-committee chief says everything on up-and-up

...Organizing Committee, is accused of bribing IOC officials in the biggest corruption scandal in Olympic history. The Deseret News reported Sunday that Welch acknowledged cash payments and gifts to IOC members, but called them contributions to...
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