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This Oct. 22, 2014, photo provided by the University of Hawaii at Hilo, shows an aerial view of the lava flow near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. (AP Photo/University of Hawaii at Hilo)

Guard troops sent to site of Hawaii lava flow

By The Canadian Press
October 30, 2014 - 7:35pm

PAHOA, Hawaii - The Hawaii National Guard is deploying troops to a rural Hawaii town as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road and threatens to further isolate the community that got its start during the lumber and sugar-plantation heyday.

Solar array project of panels built on top of the parking cover outside of the Utah Olympic Oval with creates enough power to take over 500 homes off the power grid Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Kearns. (AP Photo/The Deseret News, Tom Smart, Deseret News)

Salt Lake City optimistic about future Olympic bid

By The Canadian Press
October 30, 2014 - 5:42pm

KEARNS, Utah - Salt Lake City officials don't know exactly when they will get to bid for another Winter Olympics, but the host city of the 2002 games wants the world to know it is ready and willing whenever given a chance.