ALCOHOL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALCOHOL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lawmaker: All Utah restaurants should have a ‘Zion Curtain’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58424611-78/utah-restaurants-alcohol-valentine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58424611-78/utah-restaurants-alcohol-valentine.html.csp">Lawmaker: All Utah restaurants should have a ‘Zion Curtain’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T22:52:54.28-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 10:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, leaves the Legislature to head the Utah State Tax Commission, he expressed one alcohol policy regret: not making all Utah restaurants have a Zion Curtain. “I made a mistake,” Valentine, the major force over the past decade in shaping Utah liquor laws, said Thursday. During the 2009 liquor law debates, “I should have bitten the bullet and given existing restaurants a certain amount of time to comply with the law.” Instead, he allowed existing restaurants to go wit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58424611@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:52:54 MDT 3 new Utah beers for fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58399296-223/beers-beer-fall-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58399296-223/beers-beer-fall-utah.html.csp">3 new Utah beers for fall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T14:22:27.977-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 02:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the season change, so do the beers we drink. The light, thirst-quenching beers we enjoyed in summer give way to darker, rich brews that warm us in fall. Utah brewers are ready for this seasonal change and are offering their fall releases. Some brewers have brought back favorites from past years, but here are three new beers to the market that are worth a try. All the beers are available in state liquor stores or their respective pubs and breweries. 25th Annibrewsary Barley Wine Ale • In hono...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399296@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:22:27 MDT Arizona GOP official resigns over Medicaid remarks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421992-68/pearce-comments-party-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421992-68/pearce-comments-party-republican.html.csp">Arizona GOP official resigns over Medicaid remarks</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:26:18.104-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona legislator Russell Pearce, the chief sponsor of Arizona’s hard-line law against illegal immigration, has resigned a top leadership position in the state Republican Party after he was criticized for remarks advocating mandatory contraception or sterilization of people on Medicaid. The party late Sunday night announced Pearce’s resignation as first vice chairman — the state party’s second top leadership post — after some Republican candidates denounced the comments th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421992@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:26:18 MDT Box Elder County official in counseling after DUI http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421060-78/tingey-arrest-police-guilty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421060-78/tingey-arrest-police-guilty.html.csp">Box Elder County official in counseling after DUI</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T22:58:36.155-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brigham City • A Box Elder County commissioner who pleaded guilty to drunk driving last month said this week that he was going through a difficult time and made poor choices. Commissioner Ryan Tingey, 47, said that he’s somewhat relieved the news of his April arrest is now public after spending months waiting for media to report it. “It’s been like waiting for the other shoe to drop,” Tingey told The Standard-Examiner on Monday. Tingey was arrested in April after running a red light in Riverdal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584210602014-09-16T22:58:36.155-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T22:58:36.155-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421060@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:58:36 MDT Yappy Hour at Pioneer Park Wednesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393616-78/hour-lake-park-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393616-78/hour-lake-park-salt.html.csp">Yappy Hour at Pioneer Park Wednesday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T19:47:59.184-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 07:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Yappy Hour” is an evening of live music, food and beverages Wednesday at Pioneer Park for residents who like relaxing with their canine pals. Salt Lake City’s Parks and Public Lands Division invites the public to bring their dogs and unwind at “Yappy Hour” from 5-8 p.m. at the park, located at 350 South 300 West. The city is hosting the festive evening with support from Millcreek FIDOS, Salt Lake County Animal Services, Best Friends Animal Society and Barley’s Canine Recreation Center. An off...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393616@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:47:59 MDT Man pleads guilty in Utah crash that killed 3-year-old http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58389372-78/guinea-car-thurber-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58389372-78/guinea-car-thurber-crash.html.csp">Man pleads guilty in Utah crash that killed 3-year-old</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By marissa lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T22:30:57.519-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Kearns man who crashed his pickup into the back of a stopped car, killing a 3-year-old inside and injuring nine others, faces up to 15 years in prison — and possible deportation — after he pleaded guilty Monday to automobile homicide. Manuel de Jesus Guinea, 45, was driving drunk in January when his car careened into the back of a stopped Subaru, causing a three-car pileup and killing 3-year-old Zane Thurber on impact. The boy’s father, Matt Thurber, suffered internal bleeding, bruising and a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58389372@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:30:57 MDT Marijuana’s hazy contribution to highway deaths http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364272-68/marijuana-drivers-states-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364272-68/marijuana-drivers-states-crash.html.csp">Marijuana’s hazy contribution to highway deaths</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T09:49:05.515-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends. Beer, who was 17 in October 2012 when the crash occurred, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and was sentenced last week to 5 years to 15 years in prison. As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advoc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583642722014-09-02T09:49:05.515-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T09:49:05.515-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364272@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:49:05 MDT Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361164-68/marijuana-drivers-states-pot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361164-68/marijuana-drivers-states-pot.html.csp">Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T11:19:32.222-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question. Studies of marijuana’s effects show that the drug can slow decision-making, decrease peripheral vision and impede multitasking, all of which are critical driving skills. But unlike with alcohol, drivers high on pot tend to be aware that they are impaired and try to compens...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58361164@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:19:32 MDT Holiday weekend DUI crackdown targets S. Salt Lake http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58346574-78/lake-salt-dui-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58346574-78/lake-salt-dui-south.html.csp">Holiday weekend DUI crackdown targets S. Salt Lake</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T20:52:52.518-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 08:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Drive drunk, high or both in South Salt Lake this Labor Day weekend and it could be off to jail for you. Rob Timmerman, director of the local Coalition for Drug Free Youth, says his organization is teaming up with SSLPD as a sponsor of this holiday’s Drug and Alcohol DUI Saturation Patrol. The city will beef up its police patrols from Saturday evening into Sunday morning specifically to hunt for impaired drivers. Timmerman said a 2010 survey of drinkers in Salt Lake County confirmed that when ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58346574@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:52:52 MDT Salt Lake City man dies in Texas crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339293-78/bradley-longview-pickup-texas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339293-78/bradley-longview-pickup-texas.html.csp">Salt Lake City man dies in Texas crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T22:32:48.236-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 71-year-old Salt Lake City man died after an oncoming pickup truck swerved into his path near the east Texas town of Longview. The Texas Department of Public Safety said Edward Bradley was eastbound on Interstate 20 just before 5 a.m. Sunday when the pickup, driven by a 19-year-old man, crossed the median and hit Bradley’s vehicle head-on, about 6 miles southwest of Longview. Bradley was pronounced dead about three hours later at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. The pickup’s driver w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339293@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:32:48 MDT Recent highlights from the Op-Ed Pro-Am ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58335523-82/com-http-html-alcohol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58335523-82/com-http-html-alcohol.html.csp">Recent highlights from the Op-Ed Pro-Am ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T16:09:03.154-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">— You never know who will walk through that door — Charles McCollum | Logan Herald-Journal “Every crazy person in town eventually winds up in the local newspaper office. ...” And that doesn’t even count the people who work there! (Rim shot) OK, get serious: — Utah cops conduct a sadly honest drug bust — George Pyle | The Salt Lake Tribune “ ... Officials even admitted that the short-term effect of their busts would be to shrink the supply and thus — by laws of economics that are beyond the reach...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335523@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:09:03 MDT Russian ban on Polish apples sparks cider debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325278-79/cider-alcohol-beer-ministry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325278-79/cider-alcohol-beer-ministry.html.csp">Russian ban on Polish apples sparks cider debate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VANESSA GERA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T09:49:03.098-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 09:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Warsaw, Poland • Poland’s economy ministry wants the nation of beer and vodka lovers to drink more cider. The ministry, which is struggling to help apple producers hurt by a Russian embargo on European foods, has proposed exempting cider from a law that bans advertising any alcohol other than beer. But the Health Ministry and other health advocates are fighting the proposal. They say it is dangerous to encourage any alcohol consumption at all in a society that does not share the Mediterranean tr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583252782014-08-22T09:49:03.098-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T09:49:03.098-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325278@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:49:03 MDT Two men charged with raping boy at gunpoint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292173-78/teen-police-wrote-charged.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292173-78/teen-police-wrote-charged.html.csp">Two men charged with raping boy at gunpoint</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T09:04:27.542-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 09:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two men, ages 25 and 40, are accused of raping a 17-year-old boy at a party in Salt Lake City. In charges filed Tuesday, police wrote that the teen was at a party Aug. 6 at a home near 300 East and 700 South, where there was “a lot of alcohol, marijuana and food.” The two men encouraged the victim and another teen to drink alcohol, police alleged. The men went into another room with the teen, and the 40-year-old told the teen to have sex with the 25-year-old, police wrote in charging documents. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292173@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:04:27 MDT Slippery slopes: Booze, porn and collapsing houses ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58288780-82/state-valentine-utah-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58288780-82/state-valentine-utah-http.html.csp">Slippery slopes: Booze, porn and collapsing houses ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T13:24:03.188-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 01:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are houses that slide down hills: — Utah law should crack down on unsafe building sites — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “People who like to build houses on the sides of mountains are like people who like to keep tigers as domestic pets. They are beautiful and, if anything, the inherent danger just makes them more so. “It doesn’t always end well. “But, while government’s ability to protect the would-be Siegfrieds and Roys among us from themselves is limited, state and local officials should b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288780@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:24:03 MDT I.D. of victim in weekend I-80 fatal crash elusive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284533-78/crash-highway-nissan-troopers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284533-78/crash-highway-nissan-troopers.html.csp">I.D. of victim in weekend I-80 fatal crash elusive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:27:16.232-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol continued Monday trying to determine the identity a man killed in weekend crash on Interstate 80 near East Canyon. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said identification of the victim was proving difficult because troopers had learned the Nissan car he was driving had been reported stolen. However, troopers did suspect that drugs or alcohol, along with excessive speed, played roles in the Sunday crash. The westbound vehicle ran off the highway to the right, striking a parked and unoccu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284533@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:27:16 MDT UHP: West Valley City man identified as I-80 crash victim http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58288281-78/crash-curtis-uhp-alcohol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58288281-78/crash-curtis-uhp-alcohol.html.csp">UHP: West Valley City man identified as I-80 crash victim</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T21:06:44.123-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 09:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol on Tuesday released the identity a man killed in weekend crash on Interstate 80 near East Canyon. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said Marc D. Curtis, 48, of West Valley City, died when the stolen Nissan he was driving crashed about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on I-80 near mile marker 133. Troopers suspect that drugs or alcohol, along with excessive speed, played roles in the crash, but it remained under investigation. Furthermore, Curtis was not wearing a seatbelt, UHP said. The westboun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288281@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:06:44 MDT Man killed in Parley’s Canyon crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58281290-78/canyon-investigators-nissan-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58281290-78/canyon-investigators-nissan-west.html.csp">Man killed in Parley’s Canyon crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T21:32:15.217-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man died in Parley’s Canyon Sunday morning after crashing into a parked vehicle. The man, who was not immediately identified, was driving west on Interstate 80 when his Nissan sedan went off the road near mile post 133, west of the East Canyon exit, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. About 7:50 a.m., he crashed into the back of a Ford pickup truck, which was unoccupied, and a small trailer. The driver was not wearing his seat belt, and investigators suspect that alcohol and drugs may have ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281290@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:32:15 MDT Annual liquor sales in Utah up $20 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58237542-223/million-liquor-sales-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58237542-223/million-liquor-sales-utah.html.csp">Annual liquor sales in Utah up $20 million</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T11:05:42.436-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah alcohol sales reached another record high, growing by more than $20 million over the past year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC). During the 2013-2014 fiscal year, which ended June 30, total retail sales were $367.2 million. That’s an increase of nearly 6 percent from the previous 12 months when the state sold $346.8 million in beer, wine and spirits. The DABC also keeps yearly figures on the total number of cases of alcohol...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237542@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:05:42 MDT No booze for D.C. folks? New Hampshire may fix law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58230505-68/state-law-hampshire-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58230505-68/state-law-hampshire-washington.html.csp">No booze for D.C. folks? New Hampshire may fix law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOLLY RAMER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Concord, N.H. • New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation’s capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission recently told retailers they should accept Washington, D.C., driver’s licenses when determining a buyer’s age, even though state law does not explicitly include them and instead refers to licenses from “another state” or Canada. The issue came up this month when a Concord store...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582305052014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230505@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:39:23 MDT Burt’s Tiki Lounge may be first to sell Utah liquor license http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224774-78/license-state-alcohol-liquor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224774-78/license-state-alcohol-liquor.html.csp">Burt’s Tiki Lounge may be first to sell Utah liquor license</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T13:09:29.607-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 01:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Burt’s Tiki Lounge in Salt Lake City may become the first Utah business to sell its state liquor license for a profit. Earlier this week, the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) received a notice of “intended transfer” from the tiny bar at 726 S. State St. The document, which does not include a sale price, “is just the first step in the sale process,” said Nina McDermott, DABC director of compliance and licensing enforcement. Before it is finalized, club owners must prove there ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224774@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:09:29 MDT