BRIDGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BRIDGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah hike of the week: Shingle Creek Trail — Uinta Mountains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58216188-117/creek-shingle-trail-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58216188-117/creek-shingle-trail-lake.html.csp">Utah hike of the week: Shingle Creek Trail — Uinta Mountains</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T17:41:25.961-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Directions • Remember to purchase your recreation pass at the Forest Service office in Kamas, 50 E. Center St., or at the self-pay stations along Highway 150. To reach the trail head from Kamas, take Highway 150 east for 9.8 miles. A few hundred yards past the turn for Shingle Creek Campground is the sign for Shingle Creek Trail. It’s on the north side of the road. A short gravel road will take you to the trail head. The Shingle Creek Trail is a mix of steep and gradual ascents through fores...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58216188@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:25 MDT Kitten survives being thrown off bridge, swims to shore http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58173850-68/miller-kitten-bridge-cat.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58173850-68/miller-kitten-bridge-cat.html.csp">Kitten survives being thrown off bridge, swims to shore</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T13:08:13.898-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 01:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Savannah, Ga. • Animal control officers say a 10-week-old kitten that was thrown off a bridge and survived is recovering at an animal shelter, and police are seeking the person who tossed him. The kitten is being called “Nemo” by caregivers at the Savannah animal shelter where he’s recovering after Thursday’s ordeal, said Julian Miller, a spokesman with Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police. Miller visited the cat at the shelter Friday, and says he’s expected to survive. “No broken bones,” Miller...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581738502014-07-11T13:08:13.898-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T13:08:13.898-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173850@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:08:13 MDT Teen critically hurt in Summit County ATV crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58153990-78/atv-bridge-county-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58153990-78/atv-bridge-county-crash.html.csp">Teen critically hurt in Summit County ATV crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T22:04:04.613-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four teenagers were injured, one critically, in a Summit County ATV crash on Friday. The four teens were riding an ATV west on Weber Canyon Road, east of Oakley, on Friday afternoon when a truck came up behind them, said Summit County sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Bridge. The truck tried to pass them near 6500 East as the ATV slowed down, but the ATV turned left in front of the truck, Bridge said. The girl who was critically injured was flown in a medical helicopter to a Wasatch Front hospital. The other ...</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> 58153990@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:04:04 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 Bystanders talk suicidal Utah woman out of jumping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58113850-78/amp-christiansen-police-woman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58113850-78/amp-christiansen-police-woman.html.csp">Bystanders talk suicidal Utah woman out of jumping</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T08:35:01.868-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 08:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A suicidal woman was coaxed off a highway overpass by concerned citizens Wednesday morning, according to Murray police. Murray Police Sgt. Paul Christiansen said the woman was seen standing on a bridge that spans Interstate 215 near the Sam’s Club at 6525 S. State St. She had written a suicide note and was threatening to throw herself onto the freeway below, said Christiansen. A bystander called police at 10:05 a.m. By the the time police arrived on the scene, citizens had dissuaded her from ju...</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> 58113850@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 08:35:01 MDT News roundup: Another bridge scandal for Chris Christie? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58107997-64/trib-utah-dnews-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58107997-64/trib-utah-dnews-obama.html.csp">News roundup: Another bridge scandal for Chris Christie?</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="2014-06-24T09:24:16.474-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Another bridge scandal for Chris Christie? LDS Church excommunicates Kate Kelly. Shurtleff, Swallow used businessman's jet, Ferrari. Happy Tuesday. Is there another bridge scandal for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie brewing? Investigators looking into the whole bridge closure issue from last year have stumbled on to another concern: That Christie officials pushed to divert money from the Port Authority to fix a state-owned bridge -- which isn't part of the Port Authority's purview -- again...</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> 58107997@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:24:16 MDT Kosovo police disperse protesters in tense north http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58100793-68/kosovo-police-albanians-ethnic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58100793-68/kosovo-police-albanians-ethnic.html.csp">Kosovo police disperse protesters in tense north</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T16:17:13.054-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mitrovica, Kosovo • Kosovo police fired tear gas and used batons to disperse hundreds of ethnic Albanians angry because minority Serbs reinforced a barricade separating parts of central Mitrovica. At least seven police officers were injured and five cars set ablaze by protesters. NATO armored vehicles staked out a downtown bridge. The alliance leads a 5,000-strong peacekeeping force in Kosovo. Lt. Col. John Cogbill of Richmond, Virginia, who is in the U.S. contingent, said peacekeepers were call...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581007932014-06-22T16:17:13.054-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-22T16:17:13.054-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58100793@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:17:13 MDT Boy Scouts rescued in Utah weren’t lost, just stuck http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58088922-78/amp-scout-bridge-leader.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58088922-78/amp-scout-bridge-leader.html.csp">Boy Scouts rescued in Utah weren’t lost, just stuck</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T10:33:41.799-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A sick Boy Scout and his scout leader were rescued Thursday morning after getting stuck in thick mud and snow as they drove down from the Whitney Reservoir area in the High Uintas, said Summit County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Bridge. The scouts had not gotten lost, as initially reported. The two left their camp at 5 p.m. Wednesday evening after the younger Scout became ill. As they descended the muddy roads west of Highway 150, their vehicle became stuck on an incline. They did not have chains on their...</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> 58088922@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:33:41 MDT Lincoln Highway seen as it was before the Army drove up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58074589-90/highway-lincoln-bridge-ground.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58074589-90/highway-lincoln-bridge-ground.html.csp">Lincoln Highway seen as it was before the Army drove up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nate Carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T22:36:10.334-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 10:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dugway Proving Ground • Jack Schultz has been up and down the Lincoln Highway telling people why the road was significant. “I tell them it’s the first continental road across the United States,” Schultz, a 65-year-old from Clothier, West Virginia, said. “I even go to schools and tell them.” But Schultz had never seen any stretch of the Lincoln Highway like the one he saw here Wednesday. About 100 people belonging to the Lincoln Highway Association traveled the Good Year Cutoff, the stretch of ...</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> 58074589@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:36:10 MDT Strike forces Philly commuters to find new ride http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58068359-68/strike-philadelphia-septa-workers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58068359-68/strike-philadelphia-septa-workers.html.csp">Strike forces Philly commuters to find new ride</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GEOFF MULVIHILL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T11:24:02.405-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 11:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Workers, employers and travelers in the Philadelphia area have been forced to make contingency plans as a commuter rail strike adds to the region’s summer transportation woes. Four hundred workers at the Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s regional rail system went on strike Saturday morning, shutting down 13 train lines that carry commuters to the suburbs and Philadelphia International Airport. The strike began after negotiations between the transit agency and two u...</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> 58068359@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 11:24:02 MDT Philadelphia region braces for potential rail strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58066283-79/strike-philadelphia-rail-region.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58066283-79/strike-philadelphia-rail-region.html.csp">Philadelphia region braces for potential rail strike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GEOFF MULVIHILL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T17:02:01.894-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Workers, employers and travelers in the Philadelphia area were making contingency plans as they braced for a threatened rail strike that could add to the region’s summer transportation woes. Unions representing about 400 engineers and electricians were expected to resume talks Friday evening with a mediator and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. The unions planned to walk off the job at 12:01 a.m. Saturday if they couldn’t reach a deal, shuttering 13 regional ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580662832014-06-13T17:02:01.894-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-13T17:02:01.894-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58066283@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:02:01 MDT Letter: Ludicrous to call parade ‘private’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58036802-82/parade-private-event-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58036802-82/parade-private-event-state.html.csp">Letter: Ludicrous to call parade ‘private’</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T16:57:02.343-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 04:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake City Council was told it is “a bridge too far” for a governmental body to try to influence a private event: Days of ’47 Parade. A private event? That is ludicrous. How can this be considered a private event when the whole state, including the government, is involved and considers it a holiday. All Utah state government offices are closed on the 24th of July. Utah courts are closed. Need to get your driver’s license renewed? Not on the 24th of July. Who participates in the D...</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> 58036802@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:57:02 MDT