David J. Comer of Springville has been named to chair the department of electrical and computer engineering at Brigham Young University.

Comer replaces Douglas M. Chabries, who accepted an appointment in August as assistant to the academic vice president for computing.A nine-year BYU faculty member, Comer taught at California State at Chico, University of Calgary, University of Idaho and California State at San Jose.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "These people, the only time they get a letter is when their car is going to be repossessed, or they're behind on payments to the bank," - George Etsitty, a Navajo leader warning that a letter sent to 422 Navajos suspected of being registered to vote more than once in San Juan County may be misinterpreted. (See article, A1.)

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