BISHOP - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BISHOP News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah governor: No surprises, no monument — for now http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58424668-90/area-bishop-herbert-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58424668-90/area-bishop-herbert-http.html.csp">Utah governor: No surprises, no monument — for now</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T22:06:38.108-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert said he has been assured by the top levels of the Obama administration that the White House won’t designate a new national monument in southeastern Utah as long as a more comprehensive public-lands effort is making headway. Herbert met with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell during a trip to Washington last week and told her that Utah didn’t want any “surprises” with the designation of the Greater Canyonlands National Monument, a proposed 1.8 million-acre area that environmental ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58424668@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:06:38 MDT Ex-LDS presiding bishop is favorite to head UTA board http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417206-90/become-bishop-board-burton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417206-90/become-bishop-board-burton.html.csp">Ex-LDS presiding bishop is favorite to head UTA board</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T14:49:37.913-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 02:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former LDS Presiding Bishop H. David Burton was nominated Monday to become the new chairman of the Utah Transit Authority and is expected to take over next week as top shepherd of that sometimes tempest-tossed agency. The UTA Board’s executive committee nominated Burton, and the full board is scheduled to vote Sept. 24. The board almost always follows the executive committee’s recommendations on elections. In fact, the only time in memory that it did not was when it selected Burton as the board’...</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> 58417206@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:49:37 MDT Prep football: Bingham taking on national No. 1 Bishop Gorman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58370760-190/bingham-bishop-gorman-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58370760-190/bingham-bishop-gorman-football.html.csp">Prep football: Bingham taking on national No. 1 Bishop Gorman</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T23:15:53.694-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When some Bingham High football fans heard the Miners were facing a team ranked No. 1 in the country, their reaction was that Utah’s defending 5A champion might not be up to the task. But veteran Miners coach Dave Peck said his team is looking forward to playing five-time defending Nevada state champion Bishop Gorman on Friday night in Las Vegas. “My response is, ‘What a great opportunity for our program,’” Peck said as he prepared his players for a 6 a.m. bus ride to Nevada on Thursday morning....</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> 58370760@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:15:53 MDT Bingham falls to top-ranked team in OT http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58380837-52/bingham-yard-field-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58380837-52/bingham-yard-field-game.html.csp">Bingham falls to top-ranked team in OT</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T14:17:56.559-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bingham lost a heartbreaking 23-20 overtime contest to Bishop Gorman -- USA Today’s top ranked football team in the nation in Las Vegas Friday night when the Miners lost a fumble while trying to get the winning touchdown. After spotting the Gaels a 13-0 lead early, the defending Class 5A champion Miners fought back to take the lead and used a 47-yard field goal late in the game by Chayden Johnston to put the game into overtime. Cameron Smith was the big star for Bingham as he ran for one 45-yard...</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> 58380837@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:17:56 MDT Prep football: Bingham loss doesn’t hurt much nationally http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58399457-52/bingham-ranked-rankings-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58399457-52/bingham-ranked-rankings-bishop.html.csp">Prep football: Bingham loss doesn’t hurt much nationally</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:32:58.579-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bingham’s 23-20 overtime loss to Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas last week didn’t hurt the Miners’ image much in national high school football polls. Bingham dropped only one spot in MaxPrep’s Composite Rankings, moving from 20th to 21st after losing to Bishop Gorman, which is among the nation’s top-ranked teams. The Miners are ranked 23rd in PrepNation and 18th in USA Today. They are not ranked in the MaxPreps computer rankings. Bingham remains ranked number one in Class 5A in The Tribune’s Power Ra...</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> 58399457@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:32:58 MDT Bingham continues to lead state, regional polls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58347129-52/bingham-maxpreps-poll-ranked.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58347129-52/bingham-maxpreps-poll-ranked.html.csp">Bingham continues to lead state, regional polls</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:13.016-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bingham’s football team continues to be Utah’s top representative in national and regional high school polls. The Miners are ranked 21st in the USA Today high school football poll, 25th in the Prep Nation poll and 38th in the MaxPreps national poll. They lead the MaxPreps Utah poll, followed by Timpview, Brighton, East and Riverton. The MaxPreps West regional computer rankings including teams from Hawaii, Alaska, Colorado, Wyoming, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Utah have Bin...</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> 58347129@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:13 MDT Letter: Bishop’s recreation fee plan is just a tax http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58353031-82/bishop-lands-public-increase.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58353031-82/bishop-lands-public-increase.html.csp">Letter: Bishop’s recreation fee plan is just a tax</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T21:55:48.09-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Republican Rep. Rob Bishop has introduced HB 5204 to Congress. Rob Bishop is a longtime member of the party of “small government and low taxes.” Bishop essentially wants to increase fees (not a tax) on users of public lands: “To amend the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to improve recreation opportunities and increase consistency and accountability in the collection and expenditure of recreation fees collected on public lands and forests, and for other purposes.” Those are fancy...</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> 58353031@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:55:48 MDT Letter: Recreation fees are double taxation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343133-82/fees-bishop-double-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343133-82/fees-bishop-double-federal.html.csp">Letter: Recreation fees are double taxation</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T17:26:15.446-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the National Parks Service celebrates its 98th birthday, Rob Bishop, U. S. House of Representatives District 1, has introduced the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Modernization Act of 2014 (HR 5204) to charge access fees for our national forests and other federal public lands. Yes, fees in addition to the taxes already paid. Imagine a fee to hike, ride your horse, snowmobile, ride an ATV or picnic. A fee to use the now free shuttle buses at Zion and Bryce national parks, or stop at a vi...</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> 58343133@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:26:15 MDT Jim Dabakis: By compromise or executive order, Greater Canyonlands needs protection http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58309632-82/canyonlands-greater-utah-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58309632-82/canyonlands-greater-utah-national.html.csp">Jim Dabakis: By compromise or executive order, Greater Canyonlands needs protection</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">BY JIM DABAKIS</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T18:32:38.809-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 06:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Edward Abbey called Utah’s Canyonlands area “the most weird, wonderful, magical place on earth — there is nothing else like it anywhere.” He was right. Two hundred and ninety million years in the making, this pristine land is the soul of America. Its solace and tranquility refresh those who come to its well. At 1.4 million acres, Greater Canyonlands (including Canyonlands National Park’s 337,598 acres) is the largest roadless property in America outside of Alaska. It is a unique ecosystem unlik...</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> 58309632@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:32:38 MDT Letter: Let all candidates into debates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300747-82/debate-utah-parties-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300747-82/debate-utah-parties-bishop.html.csp">Letter: Let all candidates into debates</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T16:41:02.415-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Initially, I was excited with the new debate commission in Utah coming out with a strong non-partisan message. However, this hasn’t been what I’ve experienced over the last several months as I have been involved in campaigning for Utah’s 1st Congressional District. It seems that the Utah Debate Commission is sticking with the two major parties as the only options and not extending invitations out to third parties or independents. Take for instance the 1st District Race. Dwane Vance (Independent...</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> 58300747@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:41:02 MDT Editorial: Greater Canyonlands: right idea, wrong method http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58251549-82/monument-president-national-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58251549-82/monument-president-national-utah.html.csp">Editorial: Greater Canyonlands: right idea, wrong method</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T10:27:26.577-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It may be more a question of when than if President Obama will wave his presidential scepter and create a new national monument in southern Utah. If he does, it will be a good end but a bad means. When the president created the half-million-acre Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in New Mexico in May, he said he wasn’t done using the 1906 Antiquities Act, which grants him the power to create monuments without any role or input from either Congress or the states. And now 14 Democrat...</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> 58251549@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:27:26 MDT 14 senators want Obama to create national monument in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58242954-90/bishop-canyonlands-create-greater.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58242954-90/bishop-canyonlands-create-greater.html.csp">14 senators want Obama to create national monument in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T12:30:35.278-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fourteen liberal senators sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Wednesday urging him to create a new national monument in southeastern Utah forever protecting redrock mesas, ancient cliff dwellings and a hunting site that’s 12,000 years old. The letter is sure to irritate Utah’s members of Congress, who have attempted to curtail the president’s power to set aside such land and oppose a new Greater Canyonlands National Monument, which would block oil and gas drilling and other uses on 1.8 mi...</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> 58242954@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:30:35 MDT Cops: ‘Spider-Man’ slugged officer in NYC’s Times Square http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232411-68/officer-bishop-police-spider.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232411-68/officer-bishop-police-spider.html.csp">Cops: ‘Spider-Man’ slugged officer in NYC’s Times Square</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL R. SISAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T08:28:02.325-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 08:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square. Junior Bishop, 25, of Brooklyn, was charged with assaulting an officer, resisting arrest and criminal mischief. The New York Police Department said the officer assaulted Saturday — an 18-month veteran and one of about 50 officers patrolling the bustling tourist area — stepped in after Bishop demanded at least $5 from a woman he posed for a picture wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582324112014-07-28T08:28:02.325-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T08:28:02.325-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232411@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:28:02 MDT