Articles by Kaisey Skipper

I love my family. I play piano in the band. I go to church every morning before school. I love to learn. I like school, when I'm not stressed. I'm a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.


#LDSconf: Priesthood Session recap

Written by Sam Dalton  Salt Lake City — The priesthood session of the 186th annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints focused a great deal on the importance of eternal families. President Russell M. Nelson President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, spoke about the…


BREAKING: Man wields machete at Wal-Mart

REXBURG — Update March 30, 2:35 p.m.: The suspect who has been in Wal-Mart with a hammer and machete has been taken into custody. The Rexburg Wal-Mart is currently evacuated, as there is an “active incident” inside the store. There is a man holding a machete and a hammer inside the store, according to East Idaho News….


LDS temple vandalized in Meridian, Idaho

REXBURG — The Meridian, Idaho, temple site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was vandalized during the weekend. The temple is under construction, and the Ada County Sheriff’s office said the vandals broke into the site between 6 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday, according to Local News 8. The vandals used black…


Sanders to have rally in Idaho Falls

REXBURG — Sen. Bernie Sanders, Democratic presidential candidate, will be holding a rally in Idaho Falls on Friday, March 18. Sanders will be speaking in the Skyline High School Auxiliary Gym, according to East Idaho News. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m., and the event is free and open for the public, according to East…


Author Harper Lee dies at 89

Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman, died Friday morning at age 89 in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Lee was born April 28, 1926, in Monroeville, Alabama. After its publication in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird sold millions of copies, won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction and was…


LDS missionaries safe after Taiwan earthquake

REXBURG — All LDS missionaries serving in Taiwan are safe after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the country yesterday. President Kurt Blickenstaff, president of the Taiwan Taichung mission, sent an email to all missionaries’ parents saying the missionaries were safe and there was no significant damage to missionary apartments, according to Deseret News. The earthquake’s epicenter was near…

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