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A T f 1 1 tt 7 -- UliDi mqrRIQTT LIB 4 ? SALT r. " - order-es- s LAKE Li I t u serials 4 : J Vol. 21, No. OF UNIV -- i Ti. I i i I r t 1 I 1 1 UT More LOCAL news i J KID VLSJJSUa Wednesday, January 6, 1999 1 than any other source! 9 For home delivery call or see our web site at 756-766- cents a single copy 50 www.newutah.com Lehi teen critically injured in New Year's accident the group at the bottom of the hill, she tried to miss them, but did strike Heather Gurney, propelling her into the The group had procured waters of Dry Creek; one of the pushed garbage cans and were sled- male participants ding down the steep hill at another female out of the way. Some members of the group 2600 N. 1200 East when the accident occurred. pulled Gurney out of the water Members of the group were and put blankets on her to keep waiting at the bottom of the her warm while one drove back hill for one of the group to turn up the hill to summon help. Lehi The Ambulance the vehicle around to take them back to the top when a Department responded to the car driven by a Sandy woman scene and transported the girl came down the hill toward to American Fork Hospital; she was later flown to University them. of Utah Medical Center, where Because of weather condiwoman was the tions, traveling at press time she was listed in slower than the posted 25 critical but stable condition miles per hour; when she saw with head injuries. Several Lehi youth were involved in a New Year's Day accident that left one girl hospitalized. V I Simon Quinn Taylor makes mark as New Year's Baby - 1 Photos by Marc Haddock Utah County Sheriff Sgt Jerry Monson demonstrates what officers said they saw David J. Walker do when he turned to face police Tuesday. Monson said Walker pivotted to his right.. ... and then pointed a metallic object In their direction. The officers thought the object was a gun barrel and fired, killing Walker, tt turned out he was holding a knife. "on-agai- n, off-aga- in Grove Detective John Clayton and Orem police-SgHarold Peterson followed department policies, Both were involved in the shooting. Clayton, employed 2 fi years with the Pleasant Grove police department, has been to work in the office until the investigation is complete, said Pleasant Grove police Capt. Tom Paul. Paul said the action was taken for Clayton's own peace of mind. Counseling is available to the officer if needed, he said. Clayton had prior experience at several Utah police departments before t. ed , Baby. Among the items were baby his mother, adding he was expected on Dec 28. Although he was too late for a tax deduction for his parents, he garnered a lot of gifts from the American Fork Chamber of Commerce and American Fork one-mon-th See BABY on page 3 Lehi City will hold a town meeting in connection with Governor Michael Leavitt's "Envision Utah" program to plan for growth in Utah over the next 5 years. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Jan. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Lehi City Council chambers, 153 N. 100 East. Information on the four scenarios for growth along the Wasatch Front which has a current population of approximately 1.6 million, slightly smaller than the Portland, Ore. metropolitan area and a project 14. Televised discussions will be offered on Friday, Jan. 8 on KUED, Channel 7, and on Monday, Jan. 11 on KBYU, Channel 11. In addition, citizens will receive a questionnaire in their Sunday, Jan. 10 newspapers or may see it on the Envision Utah Internet web site at 20-2- possible. According to Adams, Cornell has dealt with over 170 cases since 6he was hired in April. Each of the cases referred to Cornell from agencies throughout the Lindon to Lehi area needs professional assistance in preparing legal documents, taking the case to court, and ofttimes hours of listening and assistance. Diana only deals with the most extreme cases, Adams added, and that means an extraordinary amount of involvement from profession- ing ear. They also help victims als. Adams is excited about the locate resources available to opportunity to hire an assistant them. When asked if there appears at this time. In addition, the Advisory to be an increase in the numBoard is hoping to add Child bers of abuse cases, Adams said Advocate in March through she felt the high number of funds available by grant from cases was more a result of finalthe Victims of Crime Act. ly having resources. With Also being actively sought resources now available, vicare volunteers. Volunteers tims are coming forward. A big key continues to be carry a pager bo they can be a contact for victims of domestic violence and crime, and, according to Adams, most work by phone and provide a listen '. two-stor- '. On its first floor. Geraldine and Wesley Dalley from Eurchased the building in 1974 in Order to expand their jewelry ; l , store which . was then housed east of it in the Ream's building. On July 23, 1982, the building was placed on National Register of Historic Places. It has been the Dalley's dream to restore the building to the splendor with which it was originally built. "Wes and I have always loved this building," said Geraldine. "We've always tried to do what we can to make it beautiful and attractive, and appealing to the downtown area Dalley isn't sure when the original brick was painted. She said it was done because the technology to clean bricks is relatively new. Years ago when brickwork got dirty the owners had no choice but to paint. So the layers of ivory white and red paint are coming off, showing off its original red 2020 population of 2.7 million, about the size of the San Diego, was Calif, metropolitan area given at a public meeting at the E Center in West Valley on Nov. education. According to Adams, Social Services for the Church See VICTIM on page 3 Grants allow Wes and Geraldine Dalley to preserve Lehi history on Main Street By Julie Loveridge Sometimes it isn't a new coat of paint that does the trick. As those passing Geraldine's store on Lehi's Main Street have noticed this past week, sometimes the trick comes from getting rid of the paint altogether. y The building, origconstructed in 1901 to inally house the Merrihew Drug Store and soda fountain, has been a pillar on the corner of 100 West and Main Street for nearly a century now, and it has seen a lot of history in its lifetime. Over the years it became the original home of the State Bank of Lehi (now First Security Bank) as well as host to a number of different shops www.envisionutah.org. Friends of Envision partnership manager Ryan Davies encourages all citizens to fill out the questionnaires and to attend and participate in the public meetings to provide input to planners. For more information, visit the website, or call (801) Future ianking on an Historic : subscrip- Lehi to host town meeting to discuss Envision Utah Victims Assistance Board addresses growing needs The North Utah County Victims Assistance Advisory Board is looking for one good person who can work 20 hours a week as an assistant to Diana Cornell, Victims' Advocate for north Utah County. Chairman Peggy Adams says the Advisory Board has received grant money from the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that makes it possible to hire another individual to assist victims of abuse in our area, and the Board is anxious to fill the position as soon as year-- s tion to the Citizen, a child safety seat, food gift certificates, savings accounts, a child's bike helmet, a first birthday cake, savings bonds, books and software, stuffed animal, free bowling passes, a christening outfit, assorted clothing items, a Salt City candle, overnight stay at a local motel, eight pounds of macaroni, infant care kit, gift certificates, and two passes to a local fitness center. He is the second son of Bryan and Claire Taylor of Orem. Anxiously awaiting him at home is big brother Ian. Simon was four days late in making his appearance, said joining the Pleasant Grove force, primarily undercover, specifically nar' , cotics, Faul said. Peterson is a i with the Orem police department with previous law enforcement experience in Texas and Mississippi, according to Michael Larsen, Orem public safety department director. Peterson has been placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation, Larsen said. Sgt. Jerry Monson, lead investigator of the shooting for the Utah County Sheriffs office, said Walker was shot by See SHOOTING on Pags 3 a food, cash, 1999. Investigation continues in shooting Investigation is continuing by the Utah County Sheriff's Office into the shooting death of David J. Walker, 25, by two police officers Tuesday after what police describe as an pursuit from Orem through Lehi. Officers are waiting for lab reports before completing the investigation and turning the information over to the Utah County Attorney's office for review, said Lt. Ron Fernstedt, Utah County Sheriff's Office spokesman, Monday. In addition, internal investigations are being completed by the individual departments to determine if Pleasant merchants as the New Years Simon Quinn Taylor checked in at the American Fork Hospital Friday at 5:40 a.m. and claimed honors as the first baby born at the hospital in ...J brick and revealing unusual brickwork patterns unique to the time period in which the building was erected. The facelift is the second restoration project the Dalley's have been able to accomplish in the last two years because of grants awarded them from the Utah Pioneer Communities Grant Program in conjunction with the Utah State Historical 1"- The first grant was used to Commission. See DALLEY on page 3 "l fariirwri1TO1vifiwftftrMar-ilifffli- ' 11 (' Society. strengthen the integrity of the building in 1996 by creating a solid foundation on the corner of the building which had been sinking over the years, and by rebuilding the casings and brickwork around the windows. That restoration was also partially funded by the Lehi Historical Preservation w l! O"" ' :...!. l - ! ) ' .iiH.ini.te- V. 1 ni'iiireiitfi? i w": ; i ......Mtiu...w .... v ; The historic building now owned by Wes and Geraldine Dalley, wa constructed In 1901 to house the Merrihew Drug Store and sode fountain. It later became home to State Bank of Lehi and numerous other stores beofre being purchased by the Uhl couple.