It takes a team to save a life. For the last three years, every person treated at Intermountain Medical Center for an emergency heart condition has received life-saving procedures within the national standard of 90 minutes. In fact, the average time at Intermountain is just under one hour.
“It’s very, very tough to have such a small team,” assistant coach Tom Ollis said. “It’s typical to start with a lot of wrestlers initially, but as they see the commitment and work that is required for this sport, many drop off. There is simply no halfway in wrestling.”
“I’m excited to be here and feel really good about our opportunities here,” Graziano said. “I love basketball and my association with the kids I coach. I want the kids to be able to look back and say they had a good, positive experience.”
“We’re doing pretty good,” said head coach Janae Hirschi, who is in her seventh year. “I’m proud of our kids and pretty happy with where we’re at.”
“Kokonut Island” tells the story about how, after a hurricane destroys a tropical island, students are encouraged to pay tuition and enroll at the high school to try to raise money to save the island from being taken away by insurance representatives, Riverview Parent-Teacher Association coordinator Traci Black said.
Two sets of twins recently teamed up to compete at the state First Lego robotics competition and showed that double the fun could win one of the coveted tournament awards.
“We told students last year that the ducks are lifesavers and represent one person that they have helped save that either has a heart disease or stroke,” American Heart Association Youth Market Director Cassidie Fenton said “This year, we are also teaching them each duck represents one way they can help take care of their own heart.”
In Todd Green’s original poem “Cultural Rebirth,” he writes, “Look beyond our shores/To the music of this earth/ It’ll broaden our horizons/For a cultural rebirth.”
There are only so many upgrades that can be done to an 80-year-old building before it comes tumbling down. That’s a big concern to Mayor Ted Eyre as city leaders design a new home for Murray City Hall.
“We need to work on taking care of our children and our greatest resources: our teachers,” he said. “I don’t think there’s a lot of happiness in the education community right now. I think there’s lots of frustration.”