A new stake has been created in the Philippines. Created from a mission district in the Philippines Baguio Mission, the new stake consists of the Laoag 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Bacarra, San Nicolas, and Batac wards, and the Badoc, Paoay, Pasaquin and San Lorenzo branches. Elder Philip T. Sonntag of the Second Quorum of the Seventy officiated at the creation of the stake.
Elsewhere, stakes were reorganized in Cheltenham, England; Peoria, Ill.; Pocatello, Idaho; and Provo and Sandy, Utah.BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY 8TH STAKE: (April 9, 1989) President - Stuart W. Slingerland, 52, pediatrician, succeeding Robert J. Matthews; former high councilor, bishop's counselor, branch president and counselor, married Suzanne Muir Hess. Counselors - K. Newell Dayley, 49, chairman of BYU Music Department, former high councilor, bishop, and gospel doctrine teacher, married Diane Mae Wilcox; James Phillip Freestone, 42, pediatrician, former bishop's counselor and ward Scout leader, married Elizabeth Ogden.