BRIGHAM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BRIGHAM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) This is the place for facts you might not know about Mormon pioneers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216230-78/mormon-pioneers-wagon-1847.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216230-78/mormon-pioneers-wagon-1847.html.csp">This is the place for facts you might not know about Mormon pioneers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T20:15:27.387-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">You may be yawning at the thought of yet another Pioneer Day parade celebrating the heroic arrival of beleaguered Mormons into the Salt Lake Valley. You’ve heard of the LDS prophet declaring on July 24 that “this is the right place.” The tragic Willie and Martin handcart companies, trapped in snowy Wyoming. The crickets and sea gulls. But there’s a lot you might not know about Mormon pioneers and their historic trek. We asked several historians to share little-known facts about the day, the pe...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58216230@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:15:27 MDT Folklorists working to reveal Utah identity — through food http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58175035-223/utah-folklorists-book-eliason.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58175035-223/utah-folklorists-book-eliason.html.csp">Folklorists working to reveal Utah identity — through food</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="2014-07-22T19:33:56.065-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three Utah folklorists are working on the ultimate Utah food book. The yet-to-be-titled publication will have chapters devoted to iconic foods (think green Jell-O, pink fry sauce and funeral potatoes), local specialties (such as Green River melons, Bear Lake raspberries and Sanpete County turkey), Utah liquor laws, Dutch oven and pioneer foods and ethnic food contributions. Co-author Eric Eliason, a folklorist and English professor at Brigham Young University, said that too often residents 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> 58175035@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:33:56 MDT Paul Rolly: Utah firefighter pays dogs’ medical bills after I-15 crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58170124-90/animal-lake-rolly-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58170124-90/animal-lake-rolly-salt.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Utah firefighter pays dogs’ medical bills after I-15 crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T13:26:48.455-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 01:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Karol Johnson, who volunteers for the Brigham City Animal Shelter, received a call July 2 requesting that she go to the scene of a serious accident on Interstate 15 that sent the driver to a hospital with numerous broken ribs. Johnson was asked to transport three dogs that were in the car — a black Lab and two poodles — to nearby Canyon View Animal Health Center. The decision to transport the animals was made when a Brigham City firefighter, who was assisting the driver, said he would pay for ...</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> 58170124@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:26:48 MDT Teen confesses to fire that burned historic Utah mill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165363-78/fire-brigham-burned-historic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165363-78/fire-brigham-burned-historic.html.csp">Teen confesses to fire that burned historic Utah mill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T20:58:45.747-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 08:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brigham City • Authorities say a 17-year-old boy who was visiting from California has confessed to accidentally starting a five-alarm fire that burned a historic, abandoned mill in Brigham City. Brigham Police Chief Paul Tittensor says the boy was bored and started playing with matches when the fire got away from him on June 29. Five fire departments responded to the blaze at the Baron Woolen Mills buildings, which date back to 1869. No injuries were reported. Authorities say the boy confessed ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581653632014-07-09T20:58:45.747-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T20:58:45.747-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165363@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:58:45 MDT Crews quickly douse 5-alarm Brigham City blaze http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132680-78/blaze-brigham-crews-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132680-78/blaze-brigham-crews-fire.html.csp">Crews quickly douse 5-alarm Brigham City blaze</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="2014-06-30T09:40:18.638-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 09:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Numerous Box Elder County fire departments rushed to the scene of a five-alarm blaze in Brigham City late Sunday night. Brigham City spokesman Rick Bosworth said the 9 p.m. Sunday blaze heavily damaged an old, abandoned woolen mill and an adjacent tin building at 500 E. 56 North. Brigham City, Corinne, Willard and Tremonton crews had extinguished the fire by 10 p.m., but some crews stayed through the night to keep watch for any flareups and to douse hot spots. No injuries were reported. Bosworth...</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> 58132680@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:40:18 MDT I-15 to close at Brigham City Tuesday night http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58103783-90/traffic-brigham-scheduled-tuesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58103783-90/traffic-brigham-scheduled-tuesday.html.csp">I-15 to close at Brigham City Tuesday night</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T08:44:09.555-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 08:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Crews plan to close Interstate 15 at Brigham City overnight late Tuesday for bridge work as part of rebuilding the interchange at 1100 South (U.S. 91). The Utah Department of Transportation says the closure is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Southbound traffic is scheduled to reopen by 6 a.m. on Wednesday, and northbound traffic is scheduled to reopen at 2 p.m. I-15 traffic will be directed through on- and off-ramps at the site. Southbound traffic originating in Cache Valley may use U.S. 8...</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> 58103783@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:44:09 MDT Missing plane, dead pilot found in Southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58089777-78/plane-reece-pilot-sal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58089777-78/plane-reece-pilot-sal.html.csp">Missing plane, dead pilot found in Southern Utah</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="2014-06-19T21:24:31.987-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 09:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Bayfield, Colo., pilot died after his plane crashed into the La Sal Mountain Range. Miles Reece, 62, and another pilot — in separate planes — were flying from Durango, Colo., to go camping in the Idaho backcountry, with a planned fuel stop in Brigham City. But about 9 a.m. Wednesday, radar in Grand Junction, Colo., had the two planes in view but lost visual on both as they entered the La Sal mountains. The radar picked up one plane again as it cleared the range, but Reece’s plane never reappe...</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> 58089777@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:24:31 MDT Pat Bagley explains characters in his mural at The Leonardo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58011127-78/bagley-lake-salt-mural.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58011127-78/bagley-lake-salt-mural.html.csp">Pat Bagley explains characters in his mural at The Leonardo</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T09:19:17.592-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 09:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake Tribune editorial cartoonist Pat Bagley was May’s artist in residence at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City. Saturday night, he unveiled the wall-size mural “Sinners and Saints: 10 Notable and Notorious Utahns,” which he created as part of the residency. Here’s Bagley’s explanation of each of the characters, which he chose for the mural after soliciting input from readers. The First Utahn • Someone had to have been the first person to ever set foot in what is now Utah. In my imagini...</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> 58011127@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:19:17 MDT