Quantcast

The top 10 stories of 2010 according to Deseret News and KSL readers and viewers

Published: Sunday, Dec. 26 2010 8:17 p.m. MST

#9 - Ronnie Lee Gardner is executed Next » 2 of 10 « Prev
Francisco Kjolseth
During an escape attempt at a Salt Lake courthouse April 2, 1985, Gardner killed attorney Michael Burdell and seriously wounded bailiff Nick Kirk. Sentenced to die, he was on death row for more than two decades before being executed this summer. Given a choice of execution methods, he selected the firing squad.
Next » 2 of 10 « Prev
Comments
  • Oldest first
  • Newest first
  • Most recommended
Flabbergasted
Huntington Beach, CA

I can't believe that the Provo Tabernacle burning to the ground didn't even make your top ten list. Yes it happened near the end of the year but it still happened in 2010. This may not have happened where somebody was killed but many lives were impacted because of this tragedy. It made more of an impact than BYU and Utah leaving the MWC. Obviously you don't know what really is important news.

Jonathan Eddy
Payson, UT

What about President Packer's talk at General Conference?

Joe Moe
Logan, UT

@Flabbergasted 10:17

If you read the intro, you'd know why the Provo Tabernacle fire isn't on the list.

Also, these rankings have nothing to do with what the biggest "tragedy" was or anything of the sort. It's about the "biggest news." If biggest "tragedy" or most "important" are what you want, maybe suggest it to the editors or host your own poll, because this poll is certainly not that.

SLC gal
Salt Lake City, UT

What are you people talking about? It's #4. Apparently someone edited it.

Rox
Salt Lake City, UT

OK. Enough Elizabeth Smart.
Leave her in peace, and quit subjecting us to any more information about her. Enough already.

Independent
Henderson, NV

Proof once again that the money in the media is made from murders and fires. If it bleeds it leads.

Otis Spurlock
Ogden, UT

The real tragedy is that will be similar stories happening in Utah in 2011. It never ends.

neltz
Farmington, UT

This is a very depressing list.

B. Reed
Kearns, UT

Honestly guys, Did you not read the intro? These stories were picked by readers of ksl.com and the Deseret news, NOT the news companies themselves. These are the stories that people chose as the top ten out of a list of 23 stories and by the time the voting was over the tabernacle in Provo was still in one piece. -ahem- person from Huntington beach, CA. >.>

to comment

DeseretNews.com encourages a civil dialogue among its readers. We welcome your thoughtful comments.
About comments