BURNING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BURNING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Editorial: Time to send Robles to Congress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58485107-82/robles-stewart-utah-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58485107-82/robles-stewart-utah-district.html.csp">Editorial: Time to send Robles to Congress</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-03T16:52:01.063-06:00">Updated Oct 3, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Luz Robles is a Mexican immigrant who entered the country on a school visa and became a U.S. citizen. She is a working mother who juggles job and family. She is a policy wonk who speaks knowledgeably about societal and political dynamics. She is a respected Utah Democrat who has shown she can pass needed legislation in the GOP-dominated Utah Legislature. In other words, Luz Robles sounds like exactly who the U.S. House of Representatives needs. Robles’ opponent, Rep. Chris Stewart, is finishin...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58485107@www.sltrib.com Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:52:01 MDT Utah guv’s clean air advisers recommend cleaner-running cars, gas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477180-78/percent-clean-emissions-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477180-78/percent-clean-emissions-team.html.csp">Utah guv’s clean air advisers recommend cleaner-running cars, gas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-03T11:15:15.012-06:00">Updated Oct 3, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Drastically cutting the emissions that ruin the Wasatch Front’s wintertime air quality should be a pain-free cinch, but only after Utahns start driving cleaner-burning automobiles using reduced-sulfur gasoline. Cutting the miles driven by 10 percent also would help cut pollution by up to 8 percent. Those are the leading “consensus” recommendations released Wednesday by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s Clean Air Action Team, empaneled a year ago to explore ways to confront the state’s air quality crisi...</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> 58477180@www.sltrib.com Fri, 03 Oct 2014 11:15:15 MDT Ex-Marine who caught jumper among Carnegie Heroes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58476915-68/saved-2013-woman-burning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58476915-68/saved-2013-woman-burning.html.csp">Ex-Marine who caught jumper among Carnegie Heroes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE MANDAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T10:27:27.395-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 10:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pittsburgh • A retired Marine who caught a woman as she jumped from the upper deck of a stadium following an Oakland Raiders game is among 21 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission. Three others being honored for various rescue attempts died in the process, so their families will receive the awards in their name. The retired Marine, 61-year-old Donnie Navidad, of Stockton, California, is credited with saving the life of a 20-year-old wom...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584769152014-10-01T10:27:27.395-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T10:27:27.395-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58476915@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:27:27 MDT Op-ed: To be innovation hub, Utah must embrace its Burning Man side http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429513-82/valley-silicon-burning-innovation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429513-82/valley-silicon-burning-innovation.html.csp">Op-ed: To be innovation hub, Utah must embrace its Burning Man side</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret O’Mara</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:30:06.821-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A couple of weeks ago, a big chunk of Silicon Valley got a little closer to Utah, when close to 70,000 people descended on the northern Nevada desert for the annual Burning Man festival. Past attendees include Valley titans such as Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Tesla founder Elon Musk recently said attending Burning Man was critical to understanding what makes Silicon Valley tick. “If you haven’t been,” he said, “you just don’t get it.” What can a four-day ...</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> 58429513@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:30:06 MDT Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364446-223/festival-burning-crowd-peak.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364446-223/festival-burning-crowd-peak.html.csp">Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN GRIFFITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T10:53:49.169-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Friday’s official peak attendance of 65,922 was within the population cap of 68,000 the federal Bureau of Land Management imposed on the quirky art and music festival 110 miles north of Reno, said Gene Seidlitz, manager of the agency’s Winnemucca District. The number was down from last year’s record peak crowd of 69,613, which resulted in o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583644462014-09-03T10:53:49.169-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T10:53:49.169-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364446@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:53:49 MDT Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364042-79/gas-natural-pipeline-energy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364042-79/gas-natural-pipeline-energy.html.csp">Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN FAHEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T08:45:02.067-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 08:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Gas is being relied upon to generate more of the nation’s electricity in recent years because enormous new domestic supplies have drastically lowered its price and because natural gas burns cleaner than the nation’s other most important fuel for electric power, coa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583640422014-09-02T08:45:02.067-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T08:45:02.067-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364042@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:45:02 MDT Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Wal-Mart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338660-68/mart-wal-burning-desert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338660-68/mart-wal-burning-desert.html.csp">Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Wal-Mart</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T11:41:26.945-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 11:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It’s a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... and that dust that always gets into the electronics. Except when it rains. That’s when the “Burners” end up in the parking lot of the Reno Wal-Mart. Turned back at the gate to the Black Rock Desert after rare showers on Monday turned the ancient lake bottom to a muddy qua...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583386602014-08-26T11:41:26.945-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T11:41:26.945-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338660@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:41:26 MDT Rain and mud temporarily douse Burning Man festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58335648-68/reno-burning-event-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58335648-68/reno-burning-event-http.html.csp">Rain and mud temporarily douse Burning Man festival</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T16:34:20.631-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 04:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Black Rock Deseert, Nev. • Thousands of Burning Man enthusiasts are on the outside looking in after a rare batch of heavy rain forced organizers to temporarily close entry to the counterculture event in the desert 90 miles north of Reno. Bureau of Land Management dispatcher Mike Wilke told the Reno Gazette-Journal (http://tinyurl.com/lkajkks) standing water turned the playa into a muddy mess Monday morning. Numerous vehicles were stuck and northbound traffic on State Highway 447 was being turned...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583356482014-08-25T16:34:20.631-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T16:34:20.631-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335648@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:34:20 MDT