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|Paper||Ogden Valley News|
June 15, 2005 N VALLEY NEWS PRSRT STD POSTAGE PAID PERMIT NO. 11 EDEN UT POSTAL PATRON Huntsville Town Updating and Revising Ordinances— Public encouraged to attend = Huntsville Town is revising and updating ordinances and will hold an open meeting on the ordinances in conjunction with its monthly Planning Commission meeting on June 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ogden Valley Branch Library in Huntsville. Huntsville Town residents are encouraged to attend to provide input. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Regarding the Addition of a Recreation Element to the Ogden Valley General Plan NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Weber County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to solicit and receive public input about the addition of a Recreation Element to the Ogden Valley General Plan. The pubic hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2005 Photos courtesy of Steve and Linda Porter of Eden Students at Valley Elementary enjoy an annual tradition--Field Day. Making the most of one of only a few warm and sunny days this spring, Valley Bull Dogs spent the day running races, maneuvering through an obstacle course, watching a juggler and magician, playing SS games, cooling offin a foam bath, and just having a whole lot of fun! Partnership Between Snowcrest and Ogden Valley ae Produces Naturalist Guide By Shanna rr rancis Ogden Valley Students from Snowerest Jr. High pated in creating artwork or researching information about the flora and fauna of Ogden Valley were acknowledgeed and thanked by representatives from | Ogden Valley ~ | Pathways Snowcrest principal Robert Stillwell, and ¥ ber School the cover of the newly hure was created by Stephen Ormsbee of Eden. tt 4 fe in A (OVP). Mik J : LStriet ak Dr. Jacobsen for se. 30 plants and 20 birds prevalent in Osden Valley. The project was a major undertaking and involved ree of hours of research and work. The artwork and information generated by students was used to create an informative help Valley residents and visitors identify and learn more about area birds and plants. Pathways hopes to use the students’ artwork and information for additional future projects and materials they develop. Many students willingly donated their original drawings to OVP so they can be auctioned off to raise additional funds to support the non-profit organization. Snowcrest Jr. High, working in partnership with OVP, received a portion of a grant award that Was given to Pathways to assist in: creating an Ogden Valley pathways master plan, constructing improving pathways iin Ogden ere and creat the plants and birds that can be Sein. along stwic routes. The school used the money to purchase books that helped students identify, describe, and draw pen and ink sketches for use in the brochure. Last fall students traversed some of Ogden Valley’s pathways so they could collect plant samples and inventory area birds. Carolyn Robertson and Jennifer Sorensen—the students’ science and art teachers—guided and designed the monumental undertaking. This educational project also helped students fulfill state core curriculum requirements while participating in a fun and interesting handson learning experience The newly printed brochures were unveiled at the ceremony and each oe student was G E cont. on page 2 Musicians Offer “Thank-you” Concert 5 A big thanks goes out to the many, many people who helped raise funds for Jim Anglesey’s hoped for bone marrow transplant. Because the Leukemia has returned, the transplant doctors at LDS , hospital informed Jim and his family that he longer a transplant candidate, and they have in therrd instr mental group “Ellis & Franklin, 7 no other medical cure or other procedure to now offer him. However, Jim has not given up and is pursuing a cure and a return to health through alternative and holistic methods. “Giving this concert is a way to express our thanks to all those who did so much to help me get a transplant. The fact that we didn’t achieve our goal in time should no way diminish the efforts of so many kind people,” Anglesey said. Jim Anglesey (aka Jimmy Franklin, the performer) and his wife Theresa Ellis will be featured in a concert on Tuesday, June 21, 2005 playing works written by Jim over two years ago before his fight with cancer began. Ellis & Franklin play instrumental music— what they call Keltik Jazz—using assorted keyboards, synthesizers, and three unusual violins. Some of the works are recorded and will be available at the concert. They invite the public to attend this free concert on Tuesday, June 21 at 7:30 Valley Elementary School (Auditorium), 7436 E. 200 S., in Huntsville. Letters to the Editor... Announcements.... Historical Article.... Calendar of Events .. Page Page Page Page 2 6 9 14 Classifieds ...... Page 15 see starts at 5:00 p.m. The public hearing will be held at the Ogden Valley Branch Library at 131 South 7400 East, Huntsville. A copy of the draft Recreation Element Plan can be found at the following County’s web site at <www1.co.weber.ut.us/planning_commissi If you have any questions, you may call the Planning Commission office at 399-8791. Better World Campaign to Clean Ogden River banks June 25 The newly formed non- -profit Better World Campaign is a a river cleanup project for the OgdenR The project is achediled ‘for Saturday, June 25 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Cleanup will cover areas on both sides of the river from Washington Blvd. to Monroe Blvd. and, depending on participation, will be extended to Harrison For more Ana prease contact Lance Hill at 801-458-2828 or email <Better Vodtitansin@pennona Student Reports Being Approached by Stranger at Valley Elementary Before the end of the school year, Valley Elementary principal Tommy Lee sent a notice home with students regarding the repart of a second grader who w approached by a stranger who tried to entice her to his vehicle by offering her candy. The report is as follows “It was reported by a second grader that around 2:00 p.m. today (May 27) while she was outside with her class by the park, a white car with rust spots on the driver’s side slowly pulled up parallel to her. A mature man with a brown beard tapped on the driver’s side window and asked her to come here, he had candy for her. She immediately ran from the area to the teacher and reported the incident. By coincidence, the sheriff was close to the school and responded quickly. The sheriff took the information and alerted his department and stayed at the school until all students went home. “The student did exactly what she should do because she was taught about Stranger STRANGER cont. on page 13 Valley Youth Host Successful Fundraiser to Fight Cancer On Saturday, June 4, about 200 people assembled at the Eden Park to participate in a fundraising event to raise money for cancer research at Primary Children’s Medical Center. The event was sponsored by members of the Young Women organization from the Wolf Creek Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These young women, ages 12 to 18, planned, organized, and hosted the event. Individuals and families were asked to come and run or walk the 5K, covering a designated course that meandered through the Eden com- munity. Honorary guests at the event were cancer survivors Lucy Robbins, Kallie Keele, and Jacob Peterson—all of Eden. The money being raised—over $1,000 so far—is being donated to Primary Children’s Oncology Department in honor of these survivors. After the 5K event, an early morning breakfast was served by volunteers to participants and their family eee and friends. After breakfast, runners and walkers: including toddlers who were pushed or carried across the finish line—were then eligiFUNDRAISER cont. on page 3 > Photo courtesy of Shanna France: (OGDEN VALLEY NEWS Cancer survivors from left to right: Kallie Keele, Jacob Peterson, and Lucy Robbins.