Rolly - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/columnists/Rolly Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Paul Rolly: Utah firefighter pays dogs’ medical bills after I-15 crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58170124-90/animal-lake-rolly-salt.html.csp Karol Johnson, who volunteers for the Brigham City Animal Shelter, received a call July 2 requesting that she go to the scene of a serious accident on Interstate 15 that sent the driver to a hospital with numerous broken ribs. Johnson was asked to transport three dogs that were in the car — a black Lab and two poodles — to nearby Canyon View Animal Health Center. The decision to transport the animals was made when a Brigham City firefighter, who was assisting the driver, said he would pay for ... Karol Johnson, who volunteers for the Brigham City Animal Shelter, received a call July 2 requesting that she go to the scene of a serious accident on Interstate 15 that sent the driver to a hospital with numerous broken ribs. Johnson was asked to transport three dogs that were in the car — a black Lab and two poodles — to nearby Canyon View Animal Health Center. The decision to transport the animals was made when a Brigham City firefighter, who was assisting the driver, said he would pay for ... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58170124@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:02:29 MDT Paul Rolly: Renewing a Utah license can drive you crazy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58161007-90/license-office-davies-card.html.csp Anne Mathews went recently to the Utah Driver License Office at the Fairpark to renew her license after she had inadvertently let it expire. She thought she had all the necessary documents to prove she was a U.S. citizen and a Utah resident. But once she was there, she couldn’t find her Social Security card. Alas, she couldn’t get a license, but she was given a temporary one to get her by for six months. Mathews immediately went to the Social Security Office and, after a considerable wait, was ... Anne Mathews went recently to the Utah Driver License Office at the Fairpark to renew her license after she had inadvertently let it expire. She thought she had all the necessary documents to prove she was a U.S. citizen and a Utah resident. But once she was there, she couldn’t find her Social Security card. Alas, she couldn’t get a license, but she was given a temporary one to get her by for six months. Mathews immediately went to the Social Security Office and, after a considerable wait, was ... 58161007@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:31:49 MDT Paul Rolly: Davis County’s GOP boss has to go, insiders say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146609-78/county-wright-party-republican.html.csp Some Davis County Republicans have prepared a letter declaring their chairman has not been legitimate since he was elected last year. The letter has been signed by more than 10 members of the county’s Republican Central Committee, including some elected officials. Ten is the number required by GOP bylaws to officially call an emergency Central Committee meeting. The letter will be presented Monday to Joe Levi, who has been the party’s vice chairman since the duly elected vice chairwoman, Lisa B... Some Davis County Republicans have prepared a letter declaring their chairman has not been legitimate since he was elected last year. The letter has been signed by more than 10 members of the county’s Republican Central Committee, including some elected officials. Ten is the number required by GOP bylaws to officially call an emergency Central Committee meeting. The letter will be presented Monday to Joe Levi, who has been the party’s vice chairman since the duly elected vice chairwoman, Lisa B... 58146609@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:17:01 MDT Paul Rolly: The meaning of Independence Day — from the mouth of a child http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58137975-90/dad-army-http-com.html.csp Last October, the Fort Douglas Military Museum hosted the dedication of the Utah Fallen Warriors Memorial — a 9,000-pound concrete slab from a slurry wall at the World Trade Center. The slab is now permanently in place on the museum’s grounds and has been enshrined as a reflective spot for families who have lost loved ones in U.S. wars. The night before that ceremony, the museum staged a special event for families of American soldiers killed in the wars, mostly those lost in Iraq and Afghanist... Last October, the Fort Douglas Military Museum hosted the dedication of the Utah Fallen Warriors Memorial — a 9,000-pound concrete slab from a slurry wall at the World Trade Center. The slab is now permanently in place on the museum’s grounds and has been enshrined as a reflective spot for families who have lost loved ones in U.S. wars. The night before that ceremony, the museum staged a special event for families of American soldiers killed in the wars, mostly those lost in Iraq and Afghanist... 58137975@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 09:33:17 MDT Rolly: Davis County GOP run by an outsider? Holy Ronald Reagan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58139590-90/party-wright-republican-vote.html.csp Davis County Republican Chairman Phill Wright, who is conducting what some are calling a witch hunt against the party secretary because she signed the Count My Vote petition, has not been a registered Republican the entire time of his chairmanship. That, under the party’s bylaws, makes him ineligible to serve as a party officer and even vote in a Republican primary. It brings into question the legitimacy of all the party executive committee meetings he has conducted since being elected chairman... Davis County Republican Chairman Phill Wright, who is conducting what some are calling a witch hunt against the party secretary because she signed the Count My Vote petition, has not been a registered Republican the entire time of his chairmanship. That, under the party’s bylaws, makes him ineligible to serve as a party officer and even vote in a Republican primary. It brings into question the legitimacy of all the party executive committee meetings he has conducted since being elected chairman... 58139590@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:44:27 MDT Rolly: Parking woes have a long, colorful history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58123073-90/parking-meter-judge-ticket.html.csp I have written extensively about all parking woes and questionable tickets issued since Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s administration installed the new kiosk parking meter system. But, as several readers have pointed out, it’s déjà vu all over again. One reader wrote of a time 25 years ago when he stopped at a car dealership in downtown Salt Lake City. He put a quarter in the meter and ran inside for a quick errand. When he returned to his car, he still had five minutes left on the meter,... I have written extensively about all parking woes and questionable tickets issued since Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s administration installed the new kiosk parking meter system. But, as several readers have pointed out, it’s déjà vu all over again. One reader wrote of a time 25 years ago when he stopped at a car dealership in downtown Salt Lake City. He put a quarter in the meter and ran inside for a quick errand. When he returned to his car, he still had five minutes left on the meter,... 58123073@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:44:01 MDT