BUILDING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BUILDING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) SUU drops Harry Reid’s name from building after protests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58351853-90/reid-center-harry-wyatt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58351853-90/reid-center-harry-wyatt.html.csp">SUU drops Harry Reid’s name from building after protests</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tracie Sullivan</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Spectrum</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T21:13:41.437-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 09:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is no longer a part of the Southern Utah University Outdoor Engagement Center. SUU President Scott Wyatt decided to make some changes that called for the Nevada Democrat’s name to be removed from the building. Several months ago, some concerned citizens met with Wyatt, calling for the removal of Reid’s name from the center. After taking the summer to consider the citizens’ request and spending time talking with the administrators at the Outdoor Engagement Cente...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58351853@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:13:41 MDT UHP solves mystery of how bloody drunk man got inside Capitol http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351471-78/security-door-building-capitol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351471-78/security-door-building-capitol.html.csp">UHP solves mystery of how bloody drunk man got inside Capitol</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="2014-08-29T13:31:11.1-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 01:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Capitol’s executive office building normally is locked and secure, so Utah Highway Patrol troopers on Friday were briefly mystified about just how a bloodied drunk man ended up inside. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said the “breach of security” was discovered about 4:30 a.m. Friday when a janitor came upon the 24-year-old Layton man, lying semi-conscious near a stairwell in the sixth floor lobby of the State Office Building. Troopers, who are charged with security of the Capitol grounds, didn’t g...</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> 58351471@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:31:11 MDT Google building fleet of package-delivering drones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348904-79/google-drones-fleet-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348904-79/google-drones-fleet-building.html.csp">Google building fleet of package-delivering drones</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday escalates Google’s technological arms race with rival Amazon.com, which also is experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry merchandise bought by customers of its online store. Google Inc. has dubbed its effort “Project Wing.” Although Google expects it to take several m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583489042014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348904@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:01 MDT W. Jordan firefighters rush to 2-alarm office building blaze http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342591-78/jordan-west-fire-firefighters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342591-78/jordan-west-fire-firefighters.html.csp">W. Jordan firefighters rush to 2-alarm office building 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="2014-08-27T15:28:29.892-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 03:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Firefighters rushed to the scene of a 2-alarm blaze Wednesday morning at office building complex in West Jordan. Public safety dispatchers said the fire was first reported at 7:37 a.m. at 4628 W. Skyhawk Drive (6600 South). By 8:30 a.m., the flames were reported out. In addition to West Jordan firefighters, crews from West Valley City and Unified Fire Authority also responded. No injuries were initially reported. Damages were estimated at $250,000. A light assembly, located in a recently remodel...</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> 58342591@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:28:29 MDT Utah State volleyball: Aggies ready to star in new digs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58338761-77/aggies-dubose-season-volleyball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58338761-77/aggies-dubose-season-volleyball.html.csp">Utah State volleyball: Aggies ready to star in new digs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:19:48.349-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Kicked back in a big comfy chair and enjoying the warmth of the morning sun beaming through a large window, Utah State volleyball coach Grayson DuBose joked that his head was getting as big as his new office in the recently opened $9.7 million Wayne Estes Center. Ah, but such plush surroundings come with more than a large construction price tag: there are expectations too, some as grand sounding as the building looks. Luckily for the Aggies, if there is any team that seems best prepared ...</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> 58338761@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:19:48 MDT Chiefs’ offense on 0-for-16 skid in scoring TDs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331369-77/chiefs-game-kansas-offense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331369-77/chiefs-game-kansas-offense.html.csp">Chiefs’ offense on 0-for-16 skid in scoring TDs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T18:11:17.383-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • The Kansas City Chiefs had three decent opportunities to finally score a touchdown with their first-team offense on Saturday night. They came up empty on all of them. Twice, Alex Smith was picked off by the Minnesota Vikings. The other time, coach Andy Reid opted to kick a 21-yard field goal rather than punch it into the end zone on fourth down. So much for building some positive vibes heading into their preseason finale. “You know, I think tonight was disappointing in the sen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583313692014-08-26T18:11:17.383-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T18:11:17.383-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331369@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:11:17 MDT Letter: Education is more than just a school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58313300-82/education-disparity-control-poverty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58313300-82/education-disparity-control-poverty.html.csp">Letter: Education is more than just a school</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T16:12:02.511-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There is the huge chasm in economic circumstances between the rich and the poor and this disparity continues to grow as the rich increasingly control the resources of the world. This disparity fuels discontent and frustration within the middle and poorer strata of the population as they continue to lose control of their own futures. This is mainly related to another disparity, which is the availability of education. Education is not just a matter of having a building called a school and a pers...</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> 58313300@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:12:02 MDT Salt Lake City Zim’s building getting a new life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300638-78/building-getting-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300638-78/building-getting-lake-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake City Zim’s building getting a new life</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T11:24:48.421-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 11:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The building at 150 S. Main is known to many old-timers as the former headquarters of Zim’s hobby and craft store. Now the 1896 structure, originally home to a buggy and farm equipment store, is getting a makeover. The building’s facade will get a face-lift and the interior will be transformed into a multi-tenant office building, according to developer Soren Simonsen, president of Impact Hub. His design team is preserving many original features of the five-story, 58,000-square-foot building, inc...</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> 58300638@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:24:48 MDT Haves, have-nots divided by apartment ‘poor doors’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58306032-79/affordable-building-tenants-rent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58306032-79/affordable-building-tenants-rent.html.csp">Haves, have-nots divided by apartment ‘poor doors’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T10:29:23.551-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments that got the developer government incentives must use a separate side entrance — a so-called poor door. In another apartment house, rent-regulated residents can’t even pay to use a new gym that’s free to their market-rate neighbors. Other buildings have added playrooms and roof decks off-limits to rent-stabilized tenants. New York is a city where the rich an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583060322014-08-17T10:29:23.551-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T10:29:23.551-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306032@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:29:23 MDT Editorial: Utah law should crack down on unsafe building sites http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58284694-82/lake-salt-building-north.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58284694-82/lake-salt-building-north.html.csp">Editorial: Utah law should crack down on unsafe building sites</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T11:04:20.73-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">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 be doing more to make sure that people don’t, er, sink their life savings into a property that is likely to collapse into a sog...</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> 58284694@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:04:20 MDT The buck for safe hillside development stops with Utah cities http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58271786-78/development-lake-salt-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58271786-78/development-lake-salt-report.html.csp">The buck for safe hillside development stops with Utah cities</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T08:27:27.531-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 08:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When would-be homeowners see a house on a hill — or at the bottom of a hillside — they assume it’s safe; certain that regulators have made sure there is no hazard. But that isn’t always the case. And when things go wrong, residents wonder how it was allowed to happen — particularly when a landslide, like the one last week at Eaglepointe Estates in North Salt Lake, is at the site of a former gravel quarry resting upon claylike soils. In Utah, state law puts the onus for safe development squarely ...</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> 58271786@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:27:27 MDT Rains cause slides, floods in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58261256-78/floods-lake-mcinerney-monday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58261256-78/floods-lake-mcinerney-monday.html.csp">Rains cause slides, floods in Utah</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="2014-08-04T22:37:01.88-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Heavy rains caused floods and mudslides across Utah on Monday, particularly on the scar of a 2012 wildfire in Emery County, where dozens of slides have washed away attempts to rehabilitate slopes above a state highway. Since the Seeley Wildfire burned more than 48,000 acres in Huntington Canyon near State Road 31 two years ago, the scar has been remarkably prone to debris flows, said National Weather Service hydrologist Brian McInerney. Monday’s storms caused the 24th such flow, closing the high...</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> 58261256@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:37:01 MDT A touch of luxury, no added charge says Brad Reynolds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58251378-78/reynolds-brad-building-easy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58251378-78/reynolds-brad-building-easy.html.csp">A touch of luxury, no added charge says Brad Reynolds</a></h4>