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my in ji jijj jll iqtii ty mi y-y- l j CN t fs a IF f More LOCAL news l t V V r Vol.20, No. 42 0 I UJ I Wednesday, October I J 21, 1998 50 Smoke alarms are a family's best defense against fire. But they can do no good if they do not work. Kevin Beck, public education officer for the Lehi Fire Department, encourages citizens to change the batteries in the smoke alarms when they change their clocks back to end Daylight Savings Time. After installing fresh batteries, residents should also push the test button on the unit to make sure devices are working. "Although 92 percent of American homes have smoke don't alarms, nearly If at least 80 percent of the population of those two areas agree, the homes will be serviced by Questar by the end of 1999. The move is made possible by the Utah Legislature in House Bill 180, also known as the Panguitch Bill, which provides a subsidy to bring natural gas service into Utah's one-thir- lVv ' ' ' f;..,.,,.. t .5 - Mountain city limits) have been estimated at $1.5 million. Of that amount, Cedar Fort and White Hills residents would be asked to pay or approximately $500,000 over a perione-thir- d, 15-ye- ar od. Dan Dent, a Questar official in charge of system facilities and expansion, explained to Cedar Valley residents in a town meeting last week, that the cost would be paid by a fixed charge of $62 per customer per month, which is then reduced to $30 per month through the subsidy paid by the other 650,000 cus- tomers. This charge is in ON Dan Dent, facilities and expansion manager for Questar Gas Company, explains about the costs of bringing natural gas service to Cedar Valley. Russ Daly City Editor ; What others think of me is none of my business. After years of searching for answers about herself, forgiveness for others and unconditional love, Cheryl Carson adopted that motto, along with many other pithy adages, to help her find a sense of peace. "It's not self-estee- it's God's esteem," she said. "If we recognize what we are worth to Him, we don't have to depend on the esteem of others." Her journey has led her to be a regular guest on a radio, talk show, a lecturer at BYU Education Week, and now author of two books, both of which are available at local ' and national book stores. Along the way, she also found joy by meeting and marrying Michael Carson, son of Eva Carson of Lehi and the Russ Daly Don't get caught in the dark! addition to the cost of the gas usage itself. If at least 80 percent of the residents of Cedar Fort and White Hills agree to accept the service, Questar will waive the traditional $30 connection fee during the first six months and will also allow extra distance from the street to the meter on ponies to offset the burden Bf the extra monthly charge. Residents who elect to hook up to Questar after that six-mon- th period will have to pay the $30 connection fee, as well fees for connecas per-fotions more than 285 feet from the street. getting a really good deal," Dent told the residents in attendance, explaining that if Questar does not get the required 80 percent support, the expansion will not be done under the subsidy program "You're $ Propane Gallon $ Electricity Kilowatt Hr Oil Gallon LDS Live ,472 662 author both of those classes were lished in book form. Later, she was asked to be a guest on "Talk of the Town" on d the KSRR radio. Thinking she could cover the topic of forgiveness in two shows at the most, Cheryl found herself on the program 16 times over the next year. Because she received so. many requests for copies of her material, she published a pamphlet of the things she had talked about on the radio. After 400 of those were sent out, she and Michael revised the notes on the computer and had 1,000 copies of a book printed. When those sold the entire out, she book and she and Michael created their own publishing company, TrueHeart Publishing, to "Journals: an Extraordinary - totally commit Life Story by an Ordi nary Per- son." s, but perhaps not loving others l as much as she now sees i xB- -. I working flashlights, fresh batteries, important phone numbers and a supply of cash." in Throughout the city, schools are joining the national Ribbon Campaign Month during October. Local PTAs are joining forces with administration, teachers, and counselors in a united effort to help Lehi and Cedar Valley's children commit LHS themselves to a drug and viole- life. nce-free The teddy bears remind students that hugs are better than drugs, and those red and purple footprints are helping stu" dents remember to drugs and violence. As for the lips? They are being used to reinforce the student-selectetheme of "Kiss me, I don't "De-feet- d Smoke!" The annual campaign has become as traditional as Hal- bats and Throughout the town, schoolyard fences are decked loween s. See RIBBON on page 12 dance and theater students to present imaginative program By Julie Loveridge Feet dancing without their bodies, costumes moving of their own volition through the dark, and performance pieces ranging from "Big River" to "Footloose" to Shakespeare, promise to make Lehi High which has been prepared to teach the many elements of theater to children. In fact, nearly 1200 of Lehi's elementary age children will be attending performances at the high school during school hours next Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 27-2"This is a great teaching opportunity," said Allgaier. Shelton also expressed enthusiasm at this opportunity for children in the early grades to have positive exposure to the 8. performing arts. One performance number will involve the use of black lights on costumes to show how they move. In another, the audience will get to make the noise. "We've tried to make this a fun performance for everyone," said Allgaier. "We encourage entire families to come and participate." Curtains rise at 7 p.m. for the Wednesday night performance. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $2person or $5family. peace in "Love is the one eternal, indestructible force for good," she said. "We must give up all of our excuses not to love. We are as perfect as we are loving." A dedicated journal writer she's now since the age of 12 in volume 58 of her life story she was a lecturer at BYU Education Week in 1980, where her class was titled, Writing and ted strictly obedient to the finds School. Musical Theater class, vital. see," POOR COPY 1,496 $ There's a teddy bear sitting in each room at Lehi Elementary silently waiting for hugs. Across the city, students at Eaglecrest Elementary are sporting red and purple footprints stamped on the backs of their hands. And giant red lips adorn the halls at Lehi High School's production of "Only in Your Imagination," Wednesday, Oct. 28, an evening of fun entertainment for the entire family. The variety show is a collaborative effort between Cheryl Allgaier's Dance II class and performing group "Dance Company" combined with Jan Shel-ton'- s 951 $ 1 idents stand a much greater chance of escaping to safety." Working smoke alams cut the risk of dying in a home fire nearly in half. "We recommend that families also plan two escape routes from their home and practice them regularly," said Beck. "It's also a good idea to a fire safety kit, including her own struggle to forgive H day Phari- and-ment- Annual costs Therm she jokes, a com m tion agrees to support the expansion, construction will begin in the spring of 1999. "If we don't get 80 percent," said Dent, "we can't do it." Cedar Fort Mayor Jeanine told residents that town officials had looked into the possibility of tapping into the Kern River gas line, which Eagle Mountain will be using, but that the costs were "way out of our ballpark." of Meas. your clock back one hour Sunday morning. area students join By Julie Loveridge and future service, if any, would cost considerably more than the current proposal. At the utility company's expense, representatives are in the process of contacting every resident in the expansion area, explaining about the connection costs and assessing the Gurrent heating system to estimate the costs of converting from either propane or oil operated systems. If 80 percent of the popula- Natural Gas late George Carson, who has not only helped her edit the books but has been a source of strength and support for her. Unable to have children during her two previous marriages, she and Michael consider their two "homemade" children, Merrie Anne and Evan Hunter, miracles from God. A native of Nampa, Idaho, Cheryl grew up, as modern- Unit Lehi Daylight Savings Time ends this week. Set Red Ribbon Month activities Natural gas rates provided by Questar Gas Company, GS-- 1 rates, and include a S5 monthly custmoer charge, as well as the $30 monthly expansion charge. Propane and oil costs are estimates of "average" annual costs per gallon as of second quarter, 1998. Electric rates provided by Utah Power & Light, rate schedule 1, effective April 15, 1997. Words to By & :tes&iM Officials from Questar explain about natural gas service to residents of Cedar Valley during a recent town meeting. If 80 percent of the population of Cedar Fort and White Hills desires to convert to natural gas, a special subsidy program authorized by the Utah State Legislature would bring the utility to the burg by the end of 1999. Energy Source : -- Photos by Questar -- d work because of worn or missing batteries," said Beck. "With the early warning that working smoke alarms can provide, res- - smaller rural communities. (Panguitch, Utah was one of the communities targeted for expansion of the service.) TZ 9 smoke alarms Hills. J cents a single copy 756-766- check for home answering questions about natural gas service and asking if the residents would support a move to bring the utility into Cedar Fort and White ' home delivery call or see our web site at www.newutah.com urges battery Residents of Cedar Valley are being asked if they want gas. Representatives of Questar, formerly known as Mountain Fuel, are going door to door, month. In the Cedar Valley expansion project, costs for extending natural gas from the current terminus at the Valley Asphalt plant. (near the northeastern boundary of Eagle I Fire Department By Russ Daly City Editor the rate of approximately $1.20 per customer per thsn any other source! l.i For Cedar Valley may get gas service Of course, expansion of natural gas service into Cedar Valley or other communities in the state, comes with a price. The allows legislation Questar to charge part of the cost over a 15 year amortization period to the residents who will get the new service. The other part of the cost will be borne by all of Questar's customers throughout Utah at I She also taught a class youth for called, "Becoming All that you Are." Outlines from pub- LDS-oriente- 48-pa- 90-pa- te See FORGIVE on page 12 Photo by Russ Daly Mike and and Cheryl Carson, of books on forgiveness unconditional love, enjoy working together In their own publishing company.