Gaye Stucki Platt 1937 - 2020 On May 5, 1858 the first issue of the News with Fillmore City as the publication place appeared; issues would continue to be printed in both Fillmore and Parowan until September 1858:89–90 While in Fillmore, the press was kept in the basement of the Utah Territorial Statehouse. This allowed News content to be accessed through an internet website, rather than the software required by Crossroads. Her style and grace were legendary, and her image came to define the 1960s. The paper's name is derived from the word fo… The Telegram was discontinued, and into the mid-1960s, the paper's nameplate read: The Deseret News and Salt Lake Telegram. Reed Lynn McMillan Paul Keith Low passed away October 21, 2020 in South Jordan, Utah :73, During a turbulent time period, later known as the Utah War, the News presses and equipment were moved to the central and southern parts of the state. , According to its publisher, the national edition's circulation as of July 8, 2012[update], was 107,000 subscribers from outside the state of Utah. Goddard traveled through the territory collecting rags that would then be turned into paper, and was able to supply enough to keep the News in production. Starting with the October 19, 1850 issue—only four months after publication began—the paper had to be changed to a bi-weekly publication. , The press was moved into a small adobe building (just east of the present site of the Hotel Utah) that also served as a coin mint for the settlers. :141, In November 1867 George Q. Cannon became the editor, and on the 21st of that month, the News published its first daily edition, which was published in the evening, and as such was named The Deseret Evening News. She passed away at home, with her family, after a short battle with cancer. Explore Life Stories, Offer Condolences & Send Flowers. :288–289, During the 1920s the paper's circulation nearly doubled, reaching almost 40,000.:291.  (In April 2013, the Deseret News's digital circulation was 56,755, the 22nd largest among newspapers' digital versions in the U.S.). She... Wanda F. Palmer, age 92, passed away at Crescent Assisted Living, Sandy, Utah, on Sunday, October 18, 2020 with her family beside her. As the twentieth century ended, the Deseret News found itself embroiled in a contentious and often public battle with The Salt Lake Tribune, centered around the terms of their joint operating agreement, the desire of the Deseret News to switch from afternoon to morning publication, and ownership changes at the Tribune. May 5, 1928 ~ October 20, 2020 , In the 1972-1986 period when Smart was the editor, Gordon B. Hinckley and Thomas S. Monson were among the presidents of the Deseret News Publishing Company.. He was truly the epitome of a... Charlene Hobbs Richards  The News, KSL Radio, and KSL Television continue to remain closely linked. :269 In April 1922 the paper received a license to officially operate a radio station, with call letters KZN (later changed to KSL).  Since 1974 the Deseret News has also published the Church Almanac, an annual edition carrying LDS Church facts and statistics edited by Church News staff. Roy Alex Keir helped pioneer the then-new field of computer graphics, competed voraciously but ethically at everything he tried - bridge, racquetball, tennis and especially pinochle - and played in the Rose Bowl three times. Even so, the paper remained a weekly, with News extras being published with more frequency and temporary renamed The Pony Dispatch. Phil graduated from Pleasant Grove High School. Hiatt :199–200 The mill caught fire and was destroyed April 1, 1893. It resulted in a reduction of 43% of the paper's entire staff. Craig was born May 28, 1930 in SLC to Margaret and Charles Carter. See full obituary on memorialutah.com. Clark Kaggie passed away October 16, 2020, at his home in Bountiful. As a result, Brigham Young called George Goddard on a rag-gathering mission. She was, Dr. Neal Roberts Cottonwood Heights, Utah Dr. Elton Neal Roberts, former Superintendent of San. He was born on May 5, 1941 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Friends and family are invited to share condolences at a service on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at Goff Mortuary located at 8090 S.... H. Craig Carter "I told you I was sick" Can you identify the famous face in uniform?  The News would sell the paper mill in 1892 to the Granite Paper Mills Company. Nanette Elise Stapp Eccles was born May 5, 1928 in Ogden, Utah to Oscar Still and Eva Estelle Stapp. Phil Mallinson, 83, passed away October 18, 2020 with family members by his side. 1957-2020 On November 20, 1920, the News began airing nightly wireless news flashes, called the Deseret News-International News Service bulletins. The paper's name is derived from the word for "honeybee" in the Book of Mormon. Installation of the Crossroads software—which was mailed on floppy disk to each subscriber beginning in February 1995—was required on each user's computer. The Church News includes news of the LDS Church and has been published since 1931, while the Mormon Times is about "the people, faith and culture associated with the church". The publishers asked everyone to donate old paper and cloth to the venture. The LDS Church would later purchase this corporation and go on to create KSL-TV. The station's first regular broadcast aired on May 6, 1922 in the form of a talk by then-LDS Church president Heber J. Douglas Spencer Nilson 1931 - 2020 Salt Lake City, UT-Douglas Spencer Nilson, of Salt Lake City, Martin (Marty) Mika Jr. 1944 ~ 2020 Martin (Marty) Mika Jr. born February 9, 1944 to Mildred, Stage magician who debunked the paranormal. In Loving Memory She was born on April 11, 1942 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Robert L. and Virginia P. Backman-the first of seven daughters. Beverly S. Griffis 1927 - 2020 Beverly passed away on October 16, 2020 in Sandy, Utah. He was a proud marine serving during the Korean War... Cheryl Jean Cook  In July 2011, both the Deseret News's religion section, still available separately, was renamed "Faith," with the Mormon Times label henceforward applying only to its LDS-themed content. Charlene attended BYU for... Search more results for Charlene Richards ›. On January 26, 1995 the News launched the Crossroads Information Network, allowing subscribers to access the News digitally through their dial-up service; digital-only subscriptions were also created. As a result, the News constructed an annex to the west of the new building for more space. As its architect, Fitzpatrick knew that this NAC arrangement would also benefit the Tribune. Material featured in the national edition of the Deseret News is available as an online subscription, and Mormon Times is the title of an affiliated weekly television program. :146 Most of what was published in the daily edition, was also published in the weekly and semi-weekly, as the daily was meant for city readers and the weekly and semi-weekly for those living in the more rural areas of the territory. Clark is survived by 3 of his children, Victoria Winterton, (Scott); LeGrand Kaggie, (Kristine); and... Dec. 30, 1930 ~ Oct. 14, 2020 The joint operating agreement with the Tribune in 1952 had ended the paper's Sunday edition, but when the 30-year-old agreement was up for renewal, it was changed to allow the News to publish a Sunday morning edition and change its Saturday publication from an evening to morning paper. Take our Father's Day photo quiz and test your knowledge of celebrity dads and kids. The network also allowed users to access the paper's complete text along with archives back to April 1988, the Church News and the LDS Church Almanac. Gaye Stucki Platt passed away Monday, October 19, 2020. In October 1861 the lines of the First Transcontinental Telegraph met in Salt Lake City, making the Pony Express obsolete, and bringing news to the Territory almost instantly. April 28, 1943 - Oct. 20, 2020 The News extras, now sometimes called telegraphic dispatches, were printed with even more frequency. 1930 - 2020 Shirley was born July 16, 1929, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to... Bart Jackson She died peacefully of natural causes on October 20, 2020. Reed graduated from Murray High School, and he... Martin (Marty) Mika Jr. That fall the presses were brought back to Salt Lake City and placed in the Council House, allowing the News to begin normal operations. The third child of Milo and Bertha Hobbs, Charlene was born in Logan, Utah. After World War II the Deseret News, The Salt Lake Tribune and the Salt Lake Telegram were all struggling financially, but no more than the Deseret News. He returned to Winter Quarters on November 12, 1847, with the press. The family's Deseret News Publishing Company was dissolved after the lease was gone, and within a few months The Deseret News Company was also dissolved and ownership of the paper was returned directly to the LDS Church. Deseret News obituaries and Death Notices for Salt Lake City Utah area . No, this election is not a ‘battle for the heart and soul of America’ , In October 2016, breaking an 80-year tradition of staying out of U.S. presidential politics, the Deseret News editorial board urged its readers not to vote for Donald Trump. Grant. The editorial tone of the Deseret News is usually described as moderate to conservative, and is often assumed to reflect the values of its owner, the LDS Church. 1954~2020 On May 16, 1948 the News would deliver its first Sunday paper. West Jordan, UT-Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on Oct 19, 2020 at the age of sixty-six when her life was cut short after many years of illness. , Mormon Times was created as a publication with its own independent circulation base and also as the Religion section of the Deseret News in January 2008. :126 The set type was lowered from the offices in the building's upper floor to the basement, through holes in the each floor. This first issue included the paper's prospectus, written by the editor Willard Richards, along with news from the United States Congress, and a report on the San Francisco 1849 Christmas Eve fire; an event which had occurred six months prior. The battle was resolved with the 2000 sale of the Tribune and with the News switching to morning publication and changing its name on June 9, 2003 to the Deseret Morning News. During these battles the News has often been called grandmother, granny, or The Mormon Hand Organ.:196. Kerry was born to C. Lynn Sorenson (dec.) and Rilla Dee Sorenson (wife of Roland Beck) in Gunnison, Utah in December 1957 and grew up in... 1940 ~ 2020 , Following the success of the Mormon Times in print and online, a TV series premiered on October 3, 2010. :283–284, In 1926 the News once again moved into a new building, this time on Richard's Street (just south of the present Deseret Book store in City Creek Center.) Edwards had previously been provost at Southern Virginia University and earlier a political science professor at Brigham Young University (BYU).