YMCA joining Project SEARCH partnership in Guelph

Descrease article font size Increase article font size There is another organization joining Project SEARCH. The Upper Grand District School Board announced on Thursday that they are partnering with the YMCA of Three Rivers in Guelph. “We are thrilled about this expansion of Project SEARCH with our Upper Grand community,” said Peggy Blair, UGDSB Superintendent…

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For this former Skyline girls basketball player, deafness is a strength

Ten pairs of sneakers squeak erratically. The ball thump-thump-thumps on the hardwood. Nets swish. Referees blow their whistles. Opposing crowds chant “Defense, defense!” And Mariyah Saldana can’t hear any of it. The 19-year-old former Skyline High School girls’ basketball player has been deaf since birth. “I’m grateful to be deaf,” Saldana said though an interpreter…

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The ugly history at the root of the border standoff

On Thursday, President Joe Biden and presidential candidate Donald J. Trump separately toured strips of the border flanked by federal and state agents. For both, there was an eerily similar use of border security backdrop, signaling the decisive role it and immigration will play in the election. Their visits were but another reminder of how…

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Let’s thank the Alabama Supreme Court

I never thought I’d be grateful to the Alabama Supreme Court for anything, but now I am. With its decision deeming frozen embryos to be children under state law, that all-Republican court has done the impossible. It has awakened the American public, finally, to the peril of the theocratic future toward which the country has…

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No. 3 Cal beats No. 4 Utah, March 2, 2024

Utah gymnastics team, forced to make changes on the fly, suffers its first Pac-12 loss of the season (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah’s Grace McCallum, performing on the bars against Arizona State on Jan. 26, scored a 9.950 on bars in a meet against Cal on Saturday.   | March 3, 2024, 1:05…

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‘Wicked’ star Kristin Chenoweth highlights love, acceptance at SLC’s RootsTech 2024 genealogy conference

Chenoweth treats attendees to multiple songs during her keynote speech and gives her thoughts on the new “Wicked” movie. (Jordan Miller I The Salt Lake Tribune) Kristin Chenoweth talks to reporters at RootsTech 2024 in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 2, 2024.   | March 2, 2024, 9:53 p.m. | Updated: 11:41 p.m. Kristin Chenoweth’s…

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