- What you need to know about the Mormon temple open house (Tucson.com - Arizona)
The long-awaited temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will open its doors to the public in June, but you’ll need to make reservations.
- Where will LDS church build new temple in Pocatello? (Idaho State Journal)
The announcement earlier this month of a Mormon temple coming to Pocatello has prompted waves of speculation about the potential location for what will be the sixth operating temple in Idaho.
Pocatello annexed about 75 acres of land in the east Satterfield Drive neighborhood near 10 acres of land owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints less than a week after the official announcement from LDS Prophet Thomas S. Monson. But Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad is not convinced the temple will end up in that spot.
- Mormon history stars in legal brief on Trump travel ban (Deseret News - Utah)
American Mormons still endure "pernicious consequences" created by U.S. government discrimination against them in the 1800s, says a legal brief filed against President Trump's travel ban in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Mormon Tabernacle Choir organist to teach class, perform in Topeka (Topeka Capital-Journal - Kansas)
Richard Elliott, principal organist for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, will give a free group organ class from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Topeka Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2401 S.W. Kingsrow Road.
- LDS Youth Inspired to Create Songs for 2017 Mutual Album from Personal Experiences (Church News)
Music has the power to impact people—that’s what Brandon Harms, 18, said when talking about his opportunity to sing for the 2017 Mutual theme album.
The album shares songs and testimonies of LDS youth from across the Church. Each of the songs was inspired by the youth who composed and performed it, and the music explores topics about facing life and living the gospel as a teenager.
- Mormon women and depression, revisited (The Gazette - Colorado)
It has long been conventional wisdom that Mormon women are more prone to depression than American women are generally. So in the Next Mormons Survey, I wanted to find out if that was really true – and if so, why.
- Utahn charged with fraud in California (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah)
Jacob Keith Cooper, 40, a resident of Washington in southern Utah, was arrested April 5 on a warrant out of San Diego, court records show.
Cooper, owner of Total Wealth Management, faces charges of conspiracy, misrepresentations in the sale of investment opportunities, theft from an elder and employing an artifice or scheme to defraud. Cooper is scheduled for arraignment on Wednesday in San Diego.