WSU student filmmaker gaining skills to share family’s part in Utah history
Andrew Kyed, a Weber State University senior studying digital media, dreams of one day using the skills he’s learning to create a documentary about his grandmother, Sumiko, and other Japanese Americans who were detained during World War II. (Read More)
“Long time no see,” Curtis joins bipartisan members in greeting Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen
Last week, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) joined with Speaker McCarthy and other members of Congress at the Reagan Presidential Library to meet with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen.
“I am honored to join the Speaker and bipartisan colleagues in welcoming the President of Taiwan to the Reagan Presidential Library,” said Rep. Curtis. “Taiwan is a beacon of democracy and freedom in the Indo-Pacific region, and our meeting reaffirms the United States unwavering support for our Taiwanese friends. My time in Taiwan in the late 70s and early 80s left a lasting impression on me, and I am proud to continue building upon the strong foundation of friendship and cooperation between our two nations.” (Read More)
Principal to sleep on school roof overnight after students beat fundraising goal
Twin Peaks Elementary challenged their students to a fundraising “Penny War” where students in each grade collected loose change throughout March to raise funds in partnership with the school PTA for a community event to celebrate the legacy of Twin Peaks Elementary.
Students were able to crush their fundraising goal of $2,000 and raised over $3,000 for the May 19th Community Celebration which will honor the legacy of Twin Peaks and the impact it has had on the community for over 50 years. As part of the fundraising challenge, principal Rachel Lowry agreed to spend the night on the roof of the school if students reached or exceeded their goal. (Read More)