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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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) Rolly: Wanted: nifty, nimble ad writer who can juggle, dance and have fun http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58524083-90/com-customers-firm-360.html.csp Fusion 360, a Utah advertising firm, recently posted an ad to fill a managing editor position. It’s “an extremely fast-paced and far-reaching position,” said the ad. “This talented individual must be able to write, edit, post and proofread quickly and accurately. They will have a journalistic mind and will work together with our digital PR and social media team to monitor and strategically join online conversations.” This firm also seems to be looking for a rare skill set. Besides the usual edu... Fusion 360, a Utah advertising firm, recently posted an ad to fill a managing editor position. It’s “an extremely fast-paced and far-reaching position,” said the ad. “This talented individual must be able to write, edit, post and proofread quickly and accurately. They will have a journalistic mind and will work together with our digital PR and social media team to monitor and strategically join online conversations.” This firm also seems to be looking for a rare skill set. Besides the usual edu... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58524083@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:40:12 MDT Paul Rolly: Time to boot the tow trucks? More tales from parking hell http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58520902-90/parking-boot-lot-jamba.html.csp The tactics used by private towing companies contracting with businesses to enforce parking rules may be legal, but that doesn’t mean they are right and shouldn’t be addressed by the Legislature. Case in point: MariJo Sutherland went with her boyfriend, Ryon Croston, and her two sons to the Real Salt Lake game Saturday and had a great time — until they returned to her truck. It was gone. She had paid the $5 parking fee, taken by two attendants who looked to be in their early teens, to park in ... The tactics used by private towing companies contracting with businesses to enforce parking rules may be legal, but that doesn’t mean they are right and shouldn’t be addressed by the Legislature. Case in point: MariJo Sutherland went with her boyfriend, Ryon Croston, and her two sons to the Real Salt Lake game Saturday and had a great time — until they returned to her truck. It was gone. She had paid the $5 parking fee, taken by two attendants who looked to be in their early teens, to park in ... 58520902@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:56:50 MDT Rolly: Unlike Kansas, Herbert right to accept gay marriage the Utah way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58516503-90/utah-sltrib-cat-dogs.html.csp Utah politicians are fond of warning the electorate about outside influences that could corrupt our way of life, the latest example being the hysteria over the Common Core that critics falsely claim to be a federally imposed program to take over our schools. I wonder how those critics feel about a flier recently sent to Utahns titled: “Gov. Gary Herbert, You Are Wrong!” It chastises the governor for allowing same-sex marriages to take place after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear appeals,... Utah politicians are fond of warning the electorate about outside influences that could corrupt our way of life, the latest example being the hysteria over the Common Core that critics falsely claim to be a federally imposed program to take over our schools. I wonder how those critics feel about a flier recently sent to Utahns titled: “Gov. Gary Herbert, You Are Wrong!” It chastises the governor for allowing same-sex marriages to take place after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear appeals,... 58516503@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:33:21 MDT Paul Rolly: Davis GOP secretary quits, alleges misuse of party funds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58508452-90/party-chairman-county-anderson.html.csp The embattled secretary of the Davis County Republican Party has resigned after a months-long war with the party chairman and other members of the executive committee. On her way out, she alleges unethical behavior by GOP leaders in Utah’s third-most-populous county. “After almost 18 months of service, I can no longer serve under Chairman Phill Wright’s high-handed governance and ineptitude,” Kathleen Anderson wrote in a letter sent Thursday to Davis County party officers, delegates and elected... The embattled secretary of the Davis County Republican Party has resigned after a months-long war with the party chairman and other members of the executive committee. On her way out, she alleges unethical behavior by GOP leaders in Utah’s third-most-populous county. “After almost 18 months of service, I can no longer serve under Chairman Phill Wright’s high-handed governance and ineptitude,” Kathleen Anderson wrote in a letter sent Thursday to Davis County party officers, delegates and elected... 58508452@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:52:07 MDT Paul Rolly: Game over — U. alumni no longer can buy rec passes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58503848-90/alumni-http-love-com.html.csp University of Utah alumni no longer can buy passes to use the gym, swimming pools and other recreational facilities on campus, a move that stunned the alumni association. John Ashton, association executive director, said he was unaware of the new policy until he was contacted by an alum who tried to buy a pass and was turned down. Ashton called U. officials, who confirmed it. He says it is unclear how long the policy will be in place. Nine of the 11 other Pac-12 schools sell recreation membersh... University of Utah alumni no longer can buy passes to use the gym, swimming pools and other recreational facilities on campus, a move that stunned the alumni association. John Ashton, association executive director, said he was unaware of the new policy until he was contacted by an alum who tried to buy a pass and was turned down. Ashton called U. officials, who confirmed it. He says it is unclear how long the policy will be in place. Nine of the 11 other Pac-12 schools sell recreation membersh... 58503848@www.sltrib.com Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:15:59 MDT Paul Rolly: Rocky scolds bad cops by day, helped by good cops at night http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58497255-90/sltrib-marriage-com-cops.html.csp Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson spoke at Saturday’s anti-police violence rally at the Matheson Courthouse, condemning the unnecessary use of force and demanding that cops be held accountable like everyone else. Later that night, he was hoping the police officers he summoned to his house would have been more aggressive. “I would have liked to have seen them pull out their billy clubs,” he said. Anderson posted his appreciation of the cops on his Facebook page, noting that the several ... Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson spoke at Saturday’s anti-police violence rally at the Matheson Courthouse, condemning the unnecessary use of force and demanding that cops be held accountable like everyone else. Later that night, he was hoping the police officers he summoned to his house would have been more aggressive. “I would have liked to have seen them pull out their billy clubs,” he said. Anderson posted his appreciation of the cops on his Facebook page, noting that the several ... 58497255@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 08:03:40 MDT Rolly: School Board keeps superintendent finalists a secret, even from itself http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58484711-200/board-superintendent-members-committee.html.csp Nearly half of the 15-member Utah State Board of Education is unaware of who the four finalists are for state school superintendent and will not find out until the public announcement is made Monday. For some reason, said Dixie Allen, a school board member from Vernal, the members who were not part of the board’s eight-member selection committee that recently narrowed the field of candidates, are being kept in the dark. Those members who were in the meeting when the finalists were selected are ... Nearly half of the 15-member Utah State Board of Education is unaware of who the four finalists are for state school superintendent and will not find out until the public announcement is made Monday. For some reason, said Dixie Allen, a school board member from Vernal, the members who were not part of the board’s eight-member selection committee that recently narrowed the field of candidates, are being kept in the dark. Those members who were in the meeting when the finalists were selected are ... 58484711@www.sltrib.com Mon, 06 Oct 2014 07:28:35 MDT