ARIZONA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ARIZONA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224023-68/execution-wood-judge-arizona.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224023-68/execution-wood-judge-arizona.html.csp">Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T16:14:35.617-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 04:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Florence, Ariz. • U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent — and unusual — request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn’t seem to be working. “He has been gasping, snorting, and unable to breathe and not dying,” lawyer Robin C. Konrad told the judge over the phone Wednesday, according to a transcript. “And we’re asking — our motion asks for you to issue an emergency stay and order the Depar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582240232014-07-25T16:14:35.617-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T16:14:35.617-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224023@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:14:35 MDT RSL signs first Homegrown Utah player in Park City’s Sebastian Saucedo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58221866-49/academy-saucedo-rsl-homegrown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58221866-49/academy-saucedo-rsl-homegrown.html.csp">RSL signs first Homegrown Utah player in Park City’s Sebastian Saucedo</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="2014-07-24T18:01:02.809-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 06:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In late January, Real Salt Lake general manager Garth Lagerwey said the day was not-so-far away when Real Salt Lake would sign its first Homegrown player out of the Beehive State. He sat at the table inside his hotel room in Casa Grande, Ariz., staring out at the club’s residential academy in the desert and guaranteed a Utah player would be part of the first team within three years. It ended up taking seven months. A source informed The Salt Lake Tribune Thursday afternoon that RSL signed ...</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> 58221866@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:01:02 MDT Botched execution offers evidence against lethal injection http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58221756-68/death-executions-drugs-execution.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58221756-68/death-executions-drugs-execution.html.csp">Botched execution offers evidence against lethal injection</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T18:09:02.489-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 06:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Louis • The nation’s third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday. Death-penalty opponents say an Arizona inmate who gasped for breath for more than 90 minutes showed that executions using different drugs and dosages are a callous trial-and-error process. The result: Every few months, a prisoner gasps, chokes and takes an ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582217562014-07-24T18:09:02.489-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T18:09:02.489-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Joseph Rudolph Wood took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during his execution in Arizona on Wednesday. The execution took so long that his lawyers had time to file an emergency appeal while it was ongoing. The Arizona Supreme Court also call...</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> 58220500@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:05:24 MDT Pac-12 Media Days Live: Orchard dreams of playing offense, too http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58215115-89/pac-season-state-usc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58215115-89/pac-season-state-usc.html.csp">Pac-12 Media Days Live: Orchard dreams of playing offense, too</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper and Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T17:41:26.25-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Stay right here for updates Wednesday and Thursday from Tribune Utah beat writers Kyle Goon and Matthew Piper. Last season, Myles Jack sparked the imagination of college football fans by excelling as both a linebacker and running back. It sparked Nate Orchard’s imagination, too. The senior defensive lineman would love his crack at an offensive role, he told Pac-12 reporters. If only he could talk Kyle Whittingham into letting him play receiver. “I’d love to,” Orchard said. “Catc...</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> 58215115@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:26 MDT GM: Jazz were impressed with Carrick Felix's defense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212977-62/felix-jazz-lindsey-carrick.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212977-62/felix-jazz-lindsey-carrick.html.csp">GM: Jazz were impressed with Carrick Felix's defense</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="2014-07-22T23:19:55.501-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carrick Felix is a former skateboarder, a former team barber — and the newest member of the Utah Jazz.The franchise on Tuesday acquired the 23-year-old Felix along with a 2015 second-round pick and $1 million from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for John Lucas III, Erik Murphy and Malcolm Thomas.The deal was a win for Cleveland, which grabs $3.3 million in non-guaranteed contracts to help facilitate a possible trade for Kevin Love.And the deal was a low- to no-risk move for the Jazz.Lucas st...</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> 58212977@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:19:55 MDT Supreme Court: Arizona execution can proceed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212483-68/court-execution-wood-circuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212483-68/court-execution-wood-circuit.html.csp">Supreme Court: Arizona execution can proceed</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:20:48.747-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tucson, Ariz. • The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs in the country. The court ruled in favor of Arizona officials in the case of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who was convicted of murder in the 1989 shooting deaths of his estranged girlfriend and her father. The state plans to execute him Wednesday. Wood, 55, argued he has a First Amendment right to details about the ...</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> 58212483@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:20:48 MDT Plane goes down near Utah-Arizona border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58204790-78/arizona-border-lake-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58204790-78/arizona-border-lake-plane.html.csp">Plane goes down near Utah-Arizona border</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Self Newlin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T12:03:27.307-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 12:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A plane went down in a gorge near the Utah-Arizona border Sunday night, the Arizona Department of Public Safety confirmed. No other details about the incident were released.The Salt Lake Tribune will update this story as more information becomes available.</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> 58204790@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:03:27 MDT Arizona teacher files $4M claim in prison rape http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196155-68/prison-teacher-claim-sex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196155-68/prison-teacher-claim-sex.html.csp">Arizona teacher files $4M claim in prison rape</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BOB CHRISTIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T18:46:02.668-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 06:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • An Arizona teacher who was left alone in a classroom and then raped by a convicted sex offender filed a $4 million claim on Thursday against the state Department of Corrections. The claim comes nearly six months after the attack at the Eyman prison and a week after the state’s worker safety agency launched a full review of the state prison system’s worker safety practices. The teacher was alone in a classroom with no guard nearby on Jan. 30 when a convicted rapist assaulted her. Detai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581961552014-07-17T18:46:02.668-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T18:46:02.668-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196155@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:46:02 MDT Western Pundit Roundup: Scandal on the border ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58194883-82/border-crisis-com-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58194883-82/border-crisis-com-http.html.csp">Western Pundit Roundup: Scandal on the border ...</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="2014-07-17T13:21:26.462-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 01:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">— Border crisis not time for politics — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “ ... Now we have a humanitarian crisis of tens of thousands of children, unaccompanied by parents, relatives and, sometimes, even smugglers, who have been making their way into the southern United States after unbelievably dangerous treks from Central American nations. “Members of Congress, not only Republicans, have placed the blame for the whole mess at the feet of President Obama. “As if it were within his power to disarm 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> 58194883@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:21:26 MDT Pac-12: Big Sky teams size up challenges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58194489-89/state-washington-sky-pac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58194489-89/state-washington-sky-pac.html.csp">Pac-12: Big Sky teams size up challenges</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="2014-07-17T10:38:02.258-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For a fourth consecutive season as a Pac-12 member, Utah has scheduled a football game with a Big Sky Conference school. Weber State coach Jay Hill was on the other side of these matchups as a Utah assistant. His first game with the Wildcats is Aug. 28 at Arizona State. Asked about the personnel challenges that Big Sky teams face in these games, Hill observed, "I will say this: I don't think the gap's as big as people think it is, as far as the talent level. You see that in college basketball. ....</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> 58194489@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:38:02 MDT Kragthorpe: Utes, Aggies make Idaho State’s schedule daunting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58189870-77/state-utah-kramer-idaho.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58189870-77/state-utah-kramer-idaho.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Utes, Aggies make Idaho State’s schedule daunting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:13.943-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City Mike Kramer knows the history that relates to his Idaho State football team’s immediate future. One hundred forty points. Opening the season, the Bengals are biting off the same scheduling sequence that resulted in Weber State’s allowing 70 points each to Utah and Utah State last September. Kramer’s description of those games: “Godawful.” He said so in an interview during the Big Sky Football Kickoff event this week — in a hotel meeting room occupied by the new Weber State coach (Ja...</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> 58189870@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:13 MDT Prep Football: Utes not included in Osa Masina’s top five http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58170866-190/com-twitter-masina-src.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58170866-190/com-twitter-masina-src.html.csp">Prep Football: Utes not included in Osa Masina’s top five</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:47:02.106-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Brighton linebacker Osa Masina has announced his top five schools and the Utes didn’t make the cut. Masina, ranked as a 2015 four-star recruit and the No. 1 overall recruit in the state by several recruiting services, tweeted Thursday that he’d narrowed his choices down to UCLA, Michigan, Wisconsin, USC and Arizona State, in no particular order. &lt;blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”&gt;&lt;p&gt;MY TOP 5 NO ORDER&#10;&lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hasht...</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> 58170866@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:47:02 MDT Arizona loses dispute over immigrant driver licenses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158084-68/immigrants-licenses-arizona-policy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158084-68/immigrants-licenses-arizona-policy.html.csp">Arizona loses dispute over immigrant driver licenses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACQUES BILLEAUD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T19:27:50.941-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 07:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • A federal appeals court has dealt a new blow to Arizona in its series of immigration-related crackdowns, ruling that the state cannot deny driver licenses to young immigrants who are allowed to stay in the U.S. under a 2012 Obama administration policy. Arizona was one of two states that refused to issue licenses to the immigrants, sparking the latest court fight over the issue. Republican Gov. Jan Brewer called the ruling misguided and said she was considering appeal. The decision fol...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581580842014-07-07T19:27:50.941-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T19:27:50.941-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158084@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:27:50 MDT MLB: Yankees acquire McCarthy from Diamondbacks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153876-77/mccarthy-yankees-arizona-nuno.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153876-77/mccarthy-yankees-arizona-nuno.html.csp">MLB: Yankees acquire McCarthy from Diamondbacks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES ODUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T22:31:40.843-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • The New York Yankees acquired help for their depleted rotation on Sunday by acquiring veteran right-hander Brandon McCarthy from Arizona. The Diamondbacks also are sending New York cash in Sunday’s deal for left-hander Vidal Nuno. The move comes after Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia had a setback with a degenerative cartilage problem in his right knee. New York was unable to work out a trade this week for the Cubs’ Jeff Samardzija, who instead was dealt to Oakland. McCarthy, who turns ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581538762014-07-06T22:31:40.843-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T22:31:40.843-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153876@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:40 MDT PCL baseball: After trade, Tony Campana helps Salt Lake defeat El Paso http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153075-77/campana-lake-salt-paso.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153075-77/campana-lake-salt-paso.html.csp">PCL baseball: After trade, Tony Campana helps Salt Lake defeat El Paso</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T23:15:28.91-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was a night for new faces at Smith’s Ballpark. After Utah Jazz draft picks Dante Exum and Rodney Hood each threw out a ceremonial first pitch Saturday, Tony Campana played his first game with the Bees. Campana, a speedy 28-year-old outfielder, was acquired by the Los Angeles Angels and assigned to Salt Lake after a four-player trade with Arizona. In his debut with the Bees, Campana went 2-for-4 and helped Salt Lake defeat El Paso, 5-3. Campana started the season in the major leagues and has p...</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> 58153075@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 23:15:28 MDT Crews continued progress against Arizona wildfire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139577-68/fire-arizona-crews-blaze.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139577-68/fire-arizona-crews-blaze.html.csp">Crews continued progress against Arizona wildfire</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T17:36:02.682-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vernon, Ariz. • Crews battling a wildfire in eastern Arizona’s White Mountains continued making headway with successful burnout operations to rob the nearly 9-square-mile blaze of brittle brush that could feed the flames in the moisture-sapped state. Firefighters were taking advantage of winds from the northwest for the burnout operations within the containment lines on the western flank of the San Juan Fire. In nearby New Mexico, a smoky wildfire got five times bigger Monday as both states cop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581395772014-07-01T17:36:02.682-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T17:36:02.682-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139577@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:36:02 MDT Arizona town: Our London Bridge is not falling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139563-68/bridge-havasu-lake-london.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139563-68/bridge-havasu-lake-london.html.csp">Arizona town: Our London Bridge is not falling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T17:31:21.904-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • The London Bridge is not falling down, despite a British tabloid saying that the western Arizona tourist attraction could be bulldozed to make way for drug tourism. Lake Havasu City officials heard about the story in The Sun after a local resident from a London suburb showed them a copy of the tabloid. They say it was a slap in the face, particularly when more than $600,000 in bridge improvements are planned for this summer. They demanded a retraction and an apology from the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581395632014-07-01T17:31:21.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T17:31:21.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139563@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:31:21 MDT Pac-12: Three Skyline grads among 24 honorees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58133997-89/soccer-cross-field-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58133997-89/soccer-cross-field-football.html.csp">Pac-12: Three Skyline grads among 24 honorees</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="2014-06-30T14:34:02.598-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 02:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Pac-12 Networks will showcase an outstanding male and female senior student-athlete from each school in a special program Tuesday at 8 p.m. MDT. The 24 Tom Hansen Conference Medal Winners come from a cross-section of sports and include three athletes from Skyline High School - Colorado runner Shalaya Kipp, Utah gymnast Mary Beth Lofgren and Utah tennis player Ben Tasevac.Here's the rest of the list:Arizona - Lawi Lalang, cross country/track and field; Margo Geer, swimming and diving.Arizona...</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> 58133997@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:34:02 MDT Deaths of 19 firefighters prompt few changes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126750-68/fire-crew-firefighters-safety.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126750-68/fire-crew-firefighters-safety.html.csp">Deaths of 19 firefighters prompt few changes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BOB CHRISTIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T11:15:03.045-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • It was the worst loss of life for U.S. wildland firefighters in eight decades, a tragedy that killed 19 members of a Hotshot crew during an out-of-control inferno in a brush-choked canyon. The fire prompted a strong sense of unity among everyone involved in the days after the blaze as dignitaries traveled to the site to remember the fallen and a promise to learn from the tragedy. But one year later, few changes have been implemented among the state’s fire crews as a result of the death...</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> 58126750@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:15:03 MDT