Olene Walker http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Olene Walker en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:33:36 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Letters: No wonder Utah has a low voter turnout http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638809/No-wonder-Utah-has-a-low-voter-turnout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638809/No-wonder-Utah-has-a-low-voter-turnout.html Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 MDT Natalie Gochnour: Don't rely on Utah's 'best run state' accolades http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631557/Dont-rely-on-Utahs-best-run-state-accolades.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631557/Dont-rely-on-Utahs-best-run-state-accolades.html We are fortunate in Utah to have had great governors through the years. I've had the pleasure of working directly with three... Fri, 07 Jun 2013 00:00:00 MDT Gochnour named associate dean of U. business school http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577374/Gochnour-named-associate-dean-of-U-business-school.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577374/Gochnour-named-associate-dean-of-U-business-school.html Natalie Gochnour, who worked for three Utah governors and in President George W. Bush's administration, has been named an... Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:00:26 MDT Caucus and convention questions prompt talk of change by Republicans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576587/Caucus-and-convention-questions-prompt-talk-of-change-by-Republicans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576587/Caucus-and-convention-questions-prompt-talk-of-change-by-Republicans.html The Utah Republican Party, facing the possibility of a statewide initiative to create another avenue for political candidates... Sat, 23 Mar 2013 20:25:00 MDT About Utah: Utah's attack on homelessness a model for the nation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623219/Utahs-attack-on-homelessness-a-model-for-the-nation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623219/Utahs-attack-on-homelessness-a-model-for-the-nation.html Utah's homes for the homeless initiative, now in its ninth year, has attracted far-reaching and favorable attention because... Sat, 23 Feb 2013 20:33:18 MST State human resource director to step down http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573064/State-human-resource-director-to-step-down.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573064/State-human-resource-director-to-step-down.html Gov. Gary Herbert has announced a change in his cabinet as Jeff Herring, executive director of the Department of Human... Wed, 13 Feb 2013 13:10:00 MST Former Utah Gov. Olene Walker hopes new institute can help restore political civility http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564127/Former-Utah-Gov-Olene-Walker-hopes-new-institute-can-help-restore-political-civility.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564127/Former-Utah-Gov-Olene-Walker-hopes-new-institute-can-help-restore-political-civility.html On the eve of the opening of her namesake political and public service institute at Weber State University, former Utah Gov.... Tue, 09 Oct 2012 18:11:42 MDT My view: Finding a cure for pulmonary fibrosis http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765605669/Finding-a-cure-for-pulmonary-fibrosis.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765605669/Finding-a-cure-for-pulmonary-fibrosis.html Pulmonary fibrosis kills just as many Americans annually as breast cancer and, like breast cancer, lacks a cure. But unlike... Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:00:00 MDT Salt Lake City loans Road Home money to save affordable housing complex http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553011/Salt-Lake-City-loans-Road-Home-money-to-save-affordable-housing-complex.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553011/Salt-Lake-City-loans-Road-Home-money-to-save-affordable-housing-complex.html The Wendell Apartments will remain an affordable housing complex. The Salt Lake City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night... Tue, 27 Mar 2012 21:54:10 MDT Road Home hopes to keep building as affordable housing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557375/Road-Home-hopes-to-keep-building-as-affordable-housing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557375/Road-Home-hopes-to-keep-building-as-affordable-housing.html Tue, 06 Mar 2012 23:40:34 MST Readers' forum: Keep caucus system http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207771/Keep-caucus-system.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207771/Keep-caucus-system.html I have read so much in this paper of hand-wringing over the state GOP caucus system that eliminated Bob Bennett and Olene... Sun, 18 Dec 2011 00:00:00 MST Readers' forum: Open primary system http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700203244/Open-primary-system.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700203244/Open-primary-system.html Ben Booth recently said that the caucus system was not broken ("Caucus system not broken," Readers' Forum, Nov. 26). He is... Fri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 MST Olene Walker: Legacy without an heir http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700150803/Olene-Walker-Legacy-without-an-heir.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700150803/Olene-Walker-Legacy-without-an-heir.html Sun, 10 Jul 2011 21:23:36 MDT Readers' forum: Get rid of caucus system http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700136191/Get-rid-of-caucus-system.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700136191/Get-rid-of-caucus-system.html Sherry Brophy, in her letter ("Keep the caucus system," Readers' Forum, May 13), makes the pitch that an elite group can... Wed, 18 May 2011 00:00:00 MDT Readers' forum: Prudent budgeting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700105623/Prudent-budgeting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700105623/Prudent-budgeting.html It is a wonderful principle that when income is rosy you put away a few bucks for lesser days. I would like to give kudos to... Mon, 31 Jan 2011 00:00:00 MST Back home in Utah again, Gov. Leavitt still serving http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700105524/Back-home-in-Utah-again-Gov-Leavitt-still-serving.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700105524/Back-home-in-Utah-again-Gov-Leavitt-still-serving.html Deep in the summer of 2003, Gov. Michael Leavitt summoned Lt. Gov. Olene Walker into his office for a private meeting. Sun, 30 Jan 2011 01:06:55 MST Salt Lake County Council backs Utah Compact http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700089623/Salt-Lake-County-Council-backs-Utah-Compact.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700089623/Salt-Lake-County-Council-backs-Utah-Compact.html The Salt Lake County Council voted 7-2 to support the Utah Compact, a statement of principles intended to address with... Wed, 08 Dec 2010 22:52:10 MST Provo man weaves hats to help the sick and needy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086836/Provo-man-weaves-hats-to-help-the-sick-and-needy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086836/Provo-man-weaves-hats-to-help-the-sick-and-needy.html PROVO — First Hal Farnsworth made a loom out of wood for one of his granddaughters. Then all 12 of them wanted one. But... Mon, 29 Nov 2010 22:58:07 MST Utah needs to implement changes to improve education, Walker says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700080907/Utah-needs-to-implement-changes-to-improve-education-Walker-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700080907/Utah-needs-to-implement-changes-to-improve-education-Walker-says.html SALT LAKE CITY — Former Gov. Olene Walker gets tears in her eyes when she talks about one of her great-grandsons being... Fri, 12 Nov 2010 01:20:07 MST