Solstice http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Solstice en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:24:25 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 16-year-old LDS ballerina shares her talents, testimony through dancing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626474/16-year-old-LDS-ballerina-shares-her-talents-testimony-through-dancing.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626474/16-year-old-LDS-ballerina-shares-her-talents-testimony-through-dancing.html?pg=all Sixteen-year-old Gisele Bethea, a pre-professional ballet dancer, is fearless in sharing her beliefs and spreading the love... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:20:00 MDT Hope and renewal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865624575/Hope-and-renewal.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865624575/Hope-and-renewal.html?pg=all As Easter is about the love of the Father and the Son for us, likewise we show our love for Them in our reverent observance... Sat, 21 Mar 2015 00:05:00 MDT Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is here to stay http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617490/Rudolph-the-Red-Nosed-Reindeer-is-here-to-stay.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617490/Rudolph-the-Red-Nosed-Reindeer-is-here-to-stay.html?pg=all The media has given us a number of modern traditions that are likely to endure, but Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is the... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:30:26 MST Course record set at the Wahsatch Steeplechase http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605583/Course-record-set-at-the-Wahsatch-Steeplechase.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605583/Course-record-set-at-the-Wahsatch-Steeplechase.html?pg=all Peters completed the Wahsatch Steeplechase trail run in 2:11:42, passing the previous record by two minutes and 45 seconds. Sat, 21 Jun 2014 19:32:10 MDT Public invited to Summer Solstice event at Parowan Gap Saturday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605265/Public-invited-to-Summer-Solstice-event-at-Parowan-Gap-Saturday.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605265/Public-invited-to-Summer-Solstice-event-at-Parowan-Gap-Saturday.html?pg=all This year's Summer Solstice Sunset Event at Parowan Gap will reveal upcoming development plans for the site. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:14:27 MDT UVU Woodbury Art Museum to host free family day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605070/UVU-Woodbury-Art-Museum-to-host-free-family-day.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605070/UVU-Woodbury-Art-Museum-to-host-free-family-day.html?pg=all Utah Valley University’s Woodbury Art Museum will host a free Family Day Saturday, June 21, in celebration of the... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:11:01 MDT Sherry Young: The summer solstice can help us create a little magic http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604984/The-summer-solstice-can-help-us-create-a-little-magic.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604984/The-summer-solstice-can-help-us-create-a-little-magic.html?pg=all Fireflies are one of the summer joys we miss about Connecticut, well, that and the beaches. There aren’t any fireflies... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:06:25 MDT Parowan Gap to host spring equinox sunset observation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599021/Parowan-Gap-to-host-spring-equinox-sunset-observation.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599021/Parowan-Gap-to-host-spring-equinox-sunset-observation.html?pg=all An interpretive tour of Parowan Gap followed by watching the sun set from the equinox carins will be held Saturday, March 22,... Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:13:48 MDT Another GM recall: 1.18 million SUVs for air bag issue http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649936/Another-GM-recall-118-million-SUVs-for-air-bag-issue.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649936/Another-GM-recall-118-million-SUVs-for-air-bag-issue.html?pg=all General Motors issued a new recall of 1.5 million vehicles Monday, part of an effort to assure buyers that it's moving faster... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:20:17 MDT GM to offer loaner cars, cash to small-car owners http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649589/GM-to-offer-loaner-cars-cash-to-small-car-owners.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649589/GM-to-offer-loaner-cars-cash-to-small-car-owners.html?pg=all General Motors is offering free loaner cars and $500 toward a new GM vehicle to more than a million owners of compact cars... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:54:51 MDT Hamblin & Peterson: General conference continues ancient traditions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587690/General-conference-continues-ancient-traditions.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587690/General-conference-continues-ancient-traditions.html?pg=all Seasonal festivals occur worldwide, many of them attached to astronomical phenomena, to the rhythms of seedtime and harvest,... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 06:00:00 MDT Researchers: Stonehenge started as huge graveyard http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624355/Researchers-Stonehenge-started-as-huge-graveyard.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624355/Researchers-Stonehenge-started-as-huge-graveyard.html?pg=all British researchers have proposed a new theory for the origins of Stonehenge: It may have started as a giant burial ground... Mon, 11 Mar 2013 08:25:40 MDT In our opinion: Surviving January's weather was a shared effort; month brought good and bad http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621748/Surviving-Januarys-weather-was-a-shared-effort-month-brought-good-and-bad.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621748/Surviving-Januarys-weather-was-a-shared-effort-month-brought-good-and-bad.html?pg=all Wintertime, and the living is not easy — not when near-record snowfall in January blanketed benches and valleys and... Mon, 04 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST Cathy Free: Free Lunch: End of the World? Not so fast http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568597/Free-Lunch-End-of-the-World-Not-so-fast.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568597/Free-Lunch-End-of-the-World-Not-so-fast.html?pg=all If “Prepare for the end of the world” is written down in your day planner for Dec. 21, here’s a bit of... Wed, 12 Dec 2012 12:14:56 MST About Utah: Every so often, a great mentor comes along http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615973/Every-so-often-a-great-mentor-comes-along.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615973/Every-so-often-a-great-mentor-comes-along.html?pg=all veryone, if they're lucky, has a mentor. A person who shows the way, usually by example rather than by lecture. Sun, 18 Nov 2012 23:31:27 MST 'Hit and Run' revives car-chase comedy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765598403/Hit-and-Run-revives-car-chase-comedy.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765598403/Hit-and-Run-revives-car-chase-comedy.html?pg=all By Roger Moore Tue, 21 Aug 2012 15:39:55 MDT Muslims face dilemma of when to observe Ramadan in areas with no dawn or dusk http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765591887/Muslims-face-dilemma-of-when-to-observe-Ramadan-in-areas-with-no-dawn-or-dusk.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765591887/Muslims-face-dilemma-of-when-to-observe-Ramadan-in-areas-with-no-dawn-or-dusk.html?pg=all The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is a time for fasting and prayer, when adherents must fast from food and water between dawn... Thu, 26 Jul 2012 05:00:00 MDT End of the world fears? This time blame the Mayans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765584176/End-of-the-world-fears-This-time-blame-the-Mayans.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765584176/End-of-the-world-fears-This-time-blame-the-Mayans.html?pg=all When the summer solstice arrives Wednesday, it will mark six months until the winter solstice on Dec. 21, when, according to... Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:22:25 MDT In our opinion: Dry tinder brings early summer wildfire season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765578218/Dry-tinder-brings-early-summer-wildfire-season.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765578218/Dry-tinder-brings-early-summer-wildfire-season.html?pg=all The summer solstice still weeks away, the summer wildfire season has begun early and in earnest. Already, crews in Utah have... Thu, 24 May 2012 00:00:00 MDT Southern Utah expects some stellar tourism http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551657/Southern-Utah-expects-some-stellar-tourism.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551657/Southern-Utah-expects-some-stellar-tourism.html?pg=all As one of the best places on Earth to view the annular solar eclipse May 20, the sleepy town of Kanarraville may prove to be... Sat, 18 Feb 2012 16:00:00 MST 2012 begins with anticipation and dread http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211634/2012-begins-with-anticipation-and-dread.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211634/2012-begins-with-anticipation-and-dread.html?pg=all There are years that are remembered for changing the course of human history: 1492. 1776. 1945. hen there are years that were... Sat, 31 Dec 2011 21:33:11 MST Mayan 'apocalypse' 1 year away http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208765/Mayan-apocalypse-1-year-away.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208765/Mayan-apocalypse-1-year-away.html?pg=all Seize the day. Only 52 weeks and a day are left before Dec. 21, 2012, when some believe the Maya predicted the end of the world. Tue, 20 Dec 2011 23:38:58 MST New Harmony: Pressing on and keeping our promises http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208728/Pressing-on-and-keeping-our-promises.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208728/Pressing-on-and-keeping-our-promises.html?pg=all Over the centuries, Dec. 21 has taken on a full load of baggage. Thu, 22 Dec 2011 05:00:00 MST Friday Minute: Blending secular, religious Christmas traditions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395888/Blending-secular-religious-Christmas-traditions.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395888/Blending-secular-religious-Christmas-traditions.html?pg=all The secular traditions of Christmas needn’t detour believers from the humble manger or the incomparable life that... Thu, 15 Dec 2011 17:38:08 MST Atheist messages displace California park nativity scenes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700206831/Atheist-messages-displace-California-park-nativity-scenes.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700206831/Atheist-messages-displace-California-park-nativity-scenes.html?pg=all Jesus, Mary, Joseph and the three wise men are being crowded out by atheists Tue, 13 Dec 2011 22:30:58 MST Indoor Christmas trees can be attractive plants http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700206119/Indoor-Christmas-trees-can-be-attractive-plants.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700206119/Indoor-Christmas-trees-can-be-attractive-plants.html?pg=all Some plants are almost family members. One that fits that category in our household is an attractive plant that gets pressed... Sun, 11 Dec 2011 16:00:00 MST Pennsylvania town won't include atheist banner in holiday display http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205615/Pennsylvania-town-wont-include-atheist-banner-in-holiday-display.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205615/Pennsylvania-town-wont-include-atheist-banner-in-holiday-display.html?pg=all A western Pennsylvania mayor refused to include a banner from an atheist group that says "there are no gods" as part of a... Sat, 10 Dec 2011 05:00:00 MST Review: 'The Last ArchAngel' full of warring angels and demons http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395271/Review-The-Last-ArchAngel-full-of-warring-angels-and-demons.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395271/Review-The-Last-ArchAngel-full-of-warring-angels-and-demons.html?pg=all "The Last ArchAngel" by Michael D. Young takes the reader to heaven and hell as archangel Xandir tries to fulfill his duties... Sat, 03 Dec 2011 15:00:00 MST Bjork: New album fuses music, tech, and nature http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700186759/Bjork-New-album-fuses-music-tech-and-nature.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700186759/Bjork-New-album-fuses-music-tech-and-nature.html?pg=all As a child growing up in Iceland, Bjork would compose music in her head as she walked to school. Mon, 10 Oct 2011 13:49:23 MDT Boat builder crafts more than 100 vessels http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700150075/Boat-builder-crafts-more-than-100-vessels.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700150075/Boat-builder-crafts-more-than-100-vessels.html?pg=all The Tolman skiff was designed in and for Kachemak Bay. Renn Tolman has built more than 100 since establishing the design in... Thu, 07 Jul 2011 18:00:48 MDT Duce's Wild: Arrow of Light highlights Den Mom experience http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705375439/Arrow-of-Light-highlights-Den-Mom-experience.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705375439/Arrow-of-Light-highlights-Den-Mom-experience.html?pg=all When I first became a Den Mom, I inherited a handful of baby Bears and some newbie Cubs who were clamoring to earn a Bobcat... Thu, 30 Jun 2011 05:30:00 MDT Total lunar eclipse next week http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143409/Total-lunar-eclipse-next-week.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700143409/Total-lunar-eclipse-next-week.html?pg=all The year's first total eclipse of the moon will last an unusually long time, a rare celestial treat for a wide swath of the... Sat, 11 Jun 2011 10:16:12 MDT Winter renewal: Vessels cleansed and prepared for the light http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705363878/Winter-renewal-Vessels-cleansed-and-prepared-for-the-light.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705363878/Winter-renewal-Vessels-cleansed-and-prepared-for-the-light.html?pg=all In winter we become vulnerable, and when we are vulnerable, we are open. The spirit pushes its way to the forefront, and we... Wed, 05 Jan 2011 04:00:00 MST Yardsmart-home: Quince ensures explosion of color http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700095875/Yardsmart-home-Quince-ensures-explosion-of-color.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700095875/Yardsmart-home-Quince-ensures-explosion-of-color.html?pg=all I always know when it is Chinese New Year because the huge urn of flowering quince appears in my local grocery store window... Wed, 29 Dec 2010 13:00:43 MST Telling ghost stories is a lost tradition on Christmas Eve http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705363363/Telling-ghost-stories-is-a-lost-tradition-on-Christmas-Eve.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705363363/Telling-ghost-stories-is-a-lost-tradition-on-Christmas-Eve.html?pg=all Although mostly forgotten now, not too long ago it used to be normal for families and friends to gather on Christmas Eve to... Thu, 23 Dec 2010 16:35:45 MST Doctor Who meets Scrooge in BBC yule special http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700094080/Doctor-Who-meets-Scrooge-in-BBC-yule-special.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700094080/Doctor-Who-meets-Scrooge-in-BBC-yule-special.html?pg=all A certain flying phone booth is going to ensure that Christmas won't be canceled this year. Wed, 22 Dec 2010 15:37:36 MST Valerie Phillips: Christmas treats from countries around the globe http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700093800/Christmas-treats-from-countries-around-the-globe.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700093800/Christmas-treats-from-countries-around-the-globe.html?pg=all Christmas is brimming over with wonderful food traditions. Many of America's traditions are rooted in the holiday customs... Tue, 21 Dec 2010 17:23:06 MST Moonwatchers treated to total lunar eclipse http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700093677/Moonwatchers-treated-to-total-lunar-eclipse.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700093677/Moonwatchers-treated-to-total-lunar-eclipse.html?pg=all Skywatchers got an early holiday present this year: A total eclipse of the moon. Tue, 21 Dec 2010 08:32:26 MST Researching Family History: What Christmas traditions did our ancestors celebrate? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705363297/What-Christmas-traditions-did-our-ancestors-celebrate.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705363297/What-Christmas-traditions-did-our-ancestors-celebrate.html?pg=all We love our traditions at Christmas, whether they be picture-taking of loved ones, caroling or gift-giving. Tue, 21 Dec 2010 04:00:00 MST Lunar eclipse, Hubble telescope and wonders of the night sky http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700093434/Lunar-eclipse-Hubble-telescope-and-wonders-of-the-night-sky.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700093434/Lunar-eclipse-Hubble-telescope-and-wonders-of-the-night-sky.html?pg=all Mon, 20 Dec 2010 12:58:00 MST Early Christmas treat: 2010's total lunar eclipse http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700093286/Early-Christmas-treat-2010s-total-lunar-eclipse.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700093286/Early-Christmas-treat-2010s-total-lunar-eclipse.html?pg=all 'Twill be nights before Christmas and high overhead, the moon will turn brown or maybe deep red. The Earth and the sun with... Sun, 19 Dec 2010 22:58:13 MST Early Christmas treat: 2010's total lunar eclipse http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700093164/Early-Christmas-treat-2010s-total-lunar-eclipse.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700093164/Early-Christmas-treat-2010s-total-lunar-eclipse.html?pg=all 'Twill be nights before Christmas and high overhead, the moon will turn brown or maybe deep red. The Earth and the sun with... Sun, 19 Dec 2010 11:21:48 MST J.R. Labbe: De-commercializing Christmas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700092697/De-commercializing-Christmas.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700092697/De-commercializing-Christmas.html?pg=all Sun, 19 Dec 2010 00:00:00 MST Deck halls with boughs of holly and other greens http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086405/Deck-halls-with-boughs-of-holly-and-other-greens.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086405/Deck-halls-with-boughs-of-holly-and-other-greens.html?pg=all With the Christmas season upon us, it is time to get the decorations hung and the festivities under way. Sun, 28 Nov 2010 15:51:02 MST