Rep. Wayne Owens will host a town meeting to discuss the Persian Gulf crisis today from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Salt Lake County Commission Chambers, 2100 S. State. Owens recently returned from the Middle East on behalf of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and met with President Hafez Assad of Syria, President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt, King Hussein of Jordan and Yitzak Shamir and Shimon Peres of Israel.