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Volume XIV Issue XVIII The Ogden Valley news Page 17 December 1, 2007 Guest Commentaries COMMENTARY cont. from page 3 community that can least afford it. 4. Increase the current limit on the circuit breaker that gives tax relief to those people that are disabled or on lower fixed incomes. This bill would expand the opportunity for lower income seniors to receive assistance they have not qualified for in the past. 5. Provide a uniform computer system to be jointly administered by the State Tax Commission and counties for use by all counties. A uniform statewide system would provide significantly increased audit capabilities. Require all counties to produce a 5 year plan on assessment procedures and verify the accuracy of the POWDER MTN cont. from page 1 Wildlife refuges. 7. Powder Mountain does not have a right to expect the commission to increase their number of units they want to develop just so they can maximize or improve their earned income for this development to make it financially feasible. They can still develop with the units they currently have right to. 8. No viable vehicular access route to a development of this proposed size has been developed to accommodate heavy POINSETTIA cont. from page 12 years ago and other sources have continued to reinforce the poinsettia’s safety. According to the American Medical Association’s Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants, other than occasional cases of vomiting, ingestion of the poinsettia plant has been found to produce no effect. After reviewing all available poinsettia related information, the CPSC denied a petition in 1975 to require warning labels for poinsettia plants. Despite its continued circulation, the myth of the poinsettia is gradually losing steam. How do you get a poinsettia to bloom? To get a poinsettia to reflower, you have to keep it in total darkness between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. Start this around October 1 and continue until color shows on the bracts (modified leafs); usually around early to mid-December. Any little exposure to light For Sale by Owner Relocating - PRICED TO SELL! Unbelievable value. Huge 5400 sq. ft. home on 3 plus acres. Great potential. Horse property, retreat, rental, or residence. Fully fenced, ample water rights - 12 shares, huge 4 car deep garage with 10 ft ceilings, 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 dens, extra large great room for entertaining, courtyard, mature landscaping, with all new workmanship, including new fixtures, paint, carpet, slate, roofing, and more. Great country feel with privacy and panoramic views. Serious inquiries only, must be capable of a down payment or be prequalified.Asking only $539,000. Possible lease option or seller financing. Call (801) 745-2582 “dry mouth” syndrome sjogrens disease cancer medications, radiation diabetes medications recurrent decay frustration JUST DON’T WANT ANY, ever! Wolf Creek Resort & Club Hires Human Resources Manager Jeanette Braithwaite of Sunset, Utah has been named the Human Resources Manager at Wolf Creek Resort & Club. Her major responsibilities will include recruitment, training, and management of the resort’s employee benefit programs. With 13 years of HR experience, Braithwaite is the perfect match for the resort, which has grown from a staff of 15 a few years ago to 100 today. During summer and winter, the resort adds another 100 seasonal employees to its roster in order to operate the championship golf course and Wolf Mountain ski area. With a staff of 200 fulltime and seasonal employ- data they are using for computation of fair market value. 6. Require all public entities to provide financial information on line to the public. A Website would be provided to assist Utah taxpayers to view, understand, and track the use of taxpayer’s dollars. (Drafts of most of these bills are now available on the Ogden Valley Blog website.) As always it is an honor and privilege to serve the people of Ogden Valley, and all of District 8. Please feel free to call or email me with your suggestions, concerns, or questions. LICENSE PLATE cont. from page 1 Legislative Representative Gage Froerer, plate in front of me.” Voelker also commentHuntsville ed that she plans on buying a new vehicle in equipment and increased traffic levels. the spring and will definitely get the new ski At some time in the future, should plate at that time. The Utah ‘Ski’ license plate was first Powder Mountain successfully develop instituted in 1985 when the state had an their current units, and assuming additional average of 2.4 million skier days. Since ordinances have been passed and are in then, Utah has grown to be the third most place to solve current problems as outlined, skied state in the United States and hosted they could then pursue their options to over 4 million skier days in the 2006obtain additional density. 07 winter season. Last winter was the The Weber County Township Planning Commission meeting will be held November SEEN ME cont. from page 1 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the County Commission Chambers, 2380 Washington Blvd., Ogden, be no questions asked. The Andersons are not interested in prosecuting; they just want Utah. to recover the statue. can prevent flowering. Covering the plant These statues have great sentimental value with a light-proof bag and placing it in a to the Andersons because of what they repcloset might work. Night time temperatures resent for them. The cows are patterned above 70 to 75°F can decay or prevent after a live herd of Belted Galloways that the flowering. Andersons own. The herd will live here with How can I make my poinsettia last dur- the Andersons when they move to Huntsville full-time. In the meantime, these statues ing the holiday season? •Place the poinsettia in a sunny window. represent Jesselie’s future dream of living •Do not let any part of plant touch cold here. The cows were a Christmas present to her from her husband Scott eight years ago. window panes. •Indoor temperatures from 60 to 70°F is Scott, referred to as a “city-slicker” by his wife, joked that the statues would be much ideal for long plant life. •High temperatures will shorten the life of easier to take care of than a real live herd. The statues have been fun for the the colorful bracts. Andersons as well as for many members •Water only when the soil is dry. •Placing your poinsettia in a cool room of the community. Anderson says that they 55 to 60°F at night will extend blooming often receive calls from people asking if they can include the cows in a scavenger time. •Do not fertilize when plant is in bloom. hunt, or if it’s okay to get a picture in front •Avoid temperature fluctuations and warm of them. The Andersons are happy to say yes to all of these fun requests. or cold drafts. The statues are also responsible for a few I want to keep my poinsettia plants. When can I take them outside? Move your poinsettia plant outdoors when all danger of frost has passed. Place it in a sunny area but where it will get moderate shade in the afternoon. Should I fertilize my poinsettia if I am keeping it past the holiday season? Fertilize once a month with a water soluble houseplant fertilizer. How often should I water the poinsettia? Be sure to remove foil covering drain holes before watering. Water only when the soil is dry. Do not let the poinsettia wilt. Do not let it sit with water in the saucer. Empty the saucer. Source: Society of American Florists $379,900 ees, finding a professional and experienced HR manager has been one of the resort’s primary goals. Braithwaite received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and is currently working on a Master’s in Business Administration. “I’m thrilled to be part of the Wolf Creek team, and feel confident that I can contribute to the goals and vision of the resort,” Braithwaite commented. Braithwaite says she is passionate about golf and the Utah Jazz. She is married to talented artist Doug Braithwaite, and has three teenage children. Braithwaite can be reached at 801-781-4104 or <firstname.lastname@example.org> state’s fourth consecutive record breaking year for skier visits. “We are thrilled by the new plate,” said Ski Utah president, Nathan Rafferty. “The plate symbolizes the importance of skiing and winterrelated tourism in Utah. Not only do we have The Greatest Snow on Earth, but our local ski industry constantly strives to be the best in the world, putting Utah on the map as a key destination.” Utah’s incredible accessibility, breathtaking landscape and Greatest Snow on Earth are what continue to attract skiers to the area. classic anecdotes: While shopping at Valley Market one day, Anderson was recognized by one of the workers who couldn’t figure out why Anderson looked so familiar. Finally, as Anderson was checking out, the worker realized that it was the same woman she had seen many times in statue form at the Anderson home. Another time, a man dressed in a suit came to the Andersons’ door to ask if they needed any help herding their cows. He said he had noticed a woman out front who seemed to be having trouble getting the cows in the corral! The statues at the Andersons’ have become part of the fun personality of Huntsville Town, and hold sentimental value for the Andersons. If you have any information regarding the loss of the Andersons’ statue, please contact the Weber County Sheriff, or leave a message at the Andersons’ home by calling their Huntsville phone at 745-1623. The statue is made of fiberglass, and measures almost 6 feet tall. The hair on the statue is brown and styled in a short bob. The statue was last seen wearing a white Tshirt, light brown pants, and sneakers . . . .