CANNON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CANNON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ann Cannon: A young’un in need of a lesson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58388623-223/fifth-grade-rabbit-teacher.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58388623-223/fifth-grade-rabbit-teacher.html.csp">Ann Cannon: A young’un in need of a lesson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T20:44:46.681-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 08:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Every morning when my husband and I walk our dogs, we see kids on their way to Wasatch Elementary, which causes me to reflect on all the ways their school experience must be different than mine was. For one thing, today’s parents walk their kids to school, which is something you never saw when I was growing up. Parents in those days just shoved you out the front door and said, “See you tonight. IF YOU COME HOME ALIVE.” Which, surprisingly, we often did. Discipline was a whole different matter...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58388623@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:44:46 MDT Ann Cannon: Listen to your mother, especially if there’s something growing on your nose http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364129-223/nose-cream-growing-instructions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58364129-223/nose-cream-growing-instructions.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Listen to your mother, especially if there’s something growing on your nose</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:11:02.204-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">So I’ve had this thing growing on the end of my nose for a while, but I didn’t worry about it. Worrying about things growing on the end of other people’s noses is my mother’s job. She does all the worrying in our family so we don’t have to. Thanks for that, Mom! Anyway, she told me I should have it checked. And I told her I didn’t need to because my nose was fine. And she said I never, ever listen to her. And I said excuse me, I didn’t catch that — what did you say? And then she called me a nam...</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> 58364129@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:11:02 MDT Utah County dirt biker found, banged up but alive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364191-78/alive-banged-biker-cannon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364191-78/alive-banged-biker-cannon.html.csp">Utah County dirt biker found, banged up but alive</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="2014-09-02T12:10:58.039-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 12:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man who went missing during a Labor Day ride on his dirt bike in the mountains east of Pleasant Grove was spotted from the air Tuesday morning, banged up but alive. Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said details were not immediately clear on what happened to the 39-year-old Orem off-road biker, but it appeared he may have crashed on the trail between the Battle Creek and Grove Creek areas. He had last been seen about 8 p.m. Monday, and when he did not return as expected friends called ...</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> 58364191@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:10:58 MDT Two hikers rescued from Mount Timpanogos http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361211-78/release-according-medical-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361211-78/release-according-medical-mountain.html.csp">Two hikers rescued from Mount Timpanogos</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="2014-09-01T22:35:43.966-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Crews rescued two hikers Monday from Mount Timpanogos. About 4 a.m., Utah County deputies responded to the report of a 26-year-old woman who was experiencing a medical issue while hiking the mountain, according to a Utah County Sheriff’s Office news release. She had begun her hike at 1 a.m. from the Aspen Grove trailhead when she started experiencing problems from a pre-existing medical condition about 2.8 miles in, the release adds. A search-and-rescue team and the North Fork Fire Department a...</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> 58361211@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:35:43 MDT Ann Cannon: So much depends upon one old doll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334386-78/doll-grandmother-cannon-ann.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334386-78/doll-grandmother-cannon-ann.html.csp">Ann Cannon: So much depends upon one old doll</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T19:59:20.596-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 07:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you’re the kind of reader who likes a story seasoned with irony, then you might appreciate this one. So my maternal grandmother gave me her doll a long time ago. A great big beautiful bisque girl with blue glass eyes and a mohair wig made in Germany. It was hard for my grandmother to hand over that doll — especially to me, because the sad truth is that I am as clumsy as a bull in a china shop. Except that I’m a girl. So technically that would make me as clumsy as a cow in a china shop. See? ...</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> 58334386@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:59:20 MDT Ann Cannon: Harvesting summertime lessons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58308902-78/summer-cannon-ann-cream.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58308902-78/summer-cannon-ann-cream.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Harvesting summertime lessons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T14:18:14.978-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 02:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I looked at my calendar today (I do that occasionally) and realized that summer is almost over, which means it’s time to make up my list of 35 things I learned and relearned over the past three months. 1. It’s hard to believe all those tiny seeds and seedlings you planted in the spring can turn into corn and tomatoes and melons. 2. Speaking of which, it’s a whole lot more satisfying to plant a garden than it is to weed one. 3. Also, farmers markets are awesome. But seriously — why do people tak...</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> 58308902@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:18:14 MDT Utah County: Wild motorcycle chase ends with crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296616-78/suspect-utah-county-motorcycle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296616-78/suspect-utah-county-motorcycle.html.csp">Utah County: Wild motorcycle chase ends with crash</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="2014-08-14T11:31:06.499-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man suspected of crashing his motorcycle while intoxicated can likely credit his helmet for saving his life late Wednesday night, the Utah County Sheriff’s Office says. Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said the 41-year-old man has a history with local law enforcement, having been previously charged with DUI, theft, forgery and drug-related offenses. The chase began near Provo about 10:10 p.m. when a police officer attempted to pull over the suspect’s motorcycle. For the next half hour, the pursui...</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> 58296616@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:31:06 MDT Missing autistic man found in Provo Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293914-78/simmons-cannon-helicopter-missing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293914-78/simmons-cannon-helicopter-missing.html.csp">Missing autistic man found in Provo Canyon</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="2014-08-13T17:00:53.098-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 05:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An autistic man who was missing in Provo Canyon was found Wednesday afternoon. Stephen Simmons, 20, wandered off Wednesday morning from the large group he was with at South Fork Park. A volunteer search and rescue team from Utah County began scouring the area after Simmons was reported missing shortly after noon. The search team included a helicopter as well as a posse mounted on horseback, which Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said can be helpful in a land search. “It can be hard 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> 58293914@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:00:53 MDT Ann Cannon: Getting ‘Lined Up’ through the generations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284545-78/lined-crazy-grandmother-trying.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284545-78/lined-crazy-grandmother-trying.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Getting ‘Lined Up’ through the generations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T20:55:22.383-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Whenever my mom and I have a conversation, it usually goes something like this. MOM: Hey. ME: Hey. MOM: What are you doing today? ME: Trying to get lined up. What are you doing today? MOM: Oh, you know. Trying to get lined up, too. In this case, “lined up” does not mean “going out on a blind date.” Trust me. Both my mother and I are way past the blind date stage of our lives. No. “Lined up” is another way the women in our family have of saying, “I’m trying to get myself organized, dammit!” It’s...</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> 58284545@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:55:22 MDT Dog was chasing mountain goat, Utah sheriff’s office says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263248-78/dog-goat-mountain-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263248-78/dog-goat-mountain-county.html.csp">Dog was chasing mountain goat, Utah sheriff’s office says</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="2014-08-05T20:50:13.49-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 08:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">OK, so maybe the dog had it coming. Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said Tuesday that further investigation has revealed that the 55-pound dog was off-leash and chasing the mountain goat on a Mount Timpanogos trail when it counterattacked, injuring the canine Sunday. The 26-year-old woman who owned the dog had just allowed her pet off its leash during an afternoon hike along the Aspen Grove Trail. Moments later, it bolted after the mountain goat, despite the horned wild animal being r...</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> 58263248@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:50:13 MDT Ann Cannon: Help, I’ve been replaced by The Google http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58259217-78/cannon-family-google-workers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58259217-78/cannon-family-google-workers.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Help, I’ve been replaced by The Google</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:42:43.634-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I have the type of brain that collects useless trivia the way a clothes dryer screen attracts cotton lint. I’m assuming, of course, that it would be better to have a high-functioning brain full of useful information, but I wouldn’t know. I will say that having a head stuffed full of trivia has its own minor rewards. For example, I once won a pair of tickets to the short-lived Las Vegas Grand Prix because I was the first to call in and answer a radio DJ’s question, which I can’t remember now, bu...</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> 58259217@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:42:43 MDT Dog recovering from bout with Utah mountain goat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58258608-78/amp-mountain-dog-cannon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58258608-78/amp-mountain-dog-cannon.html.csp">Dog recovering from bout with Utah mountain goat</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="2014-08-04T21:18:23.142-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A weekend encounter with a mountain goat near Utah County’s rugged Roberts Horn area gave a female hiker a fright and left her dog bruised and battered. Utah County sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said Monday that the woman reported she was able to coax her 55-pound dog down the trail off a stormy Mount Timpanogos on Sunday night. “She took her dog to the veterinarian,” Cannon said, “and we’ve heard it’s going to be OK.” A relative of the 26-year-old woman, calling on her behalf from Reno, Nev.,...</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> 58258608@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:18:23 MDT Utah rescue team not helping injured dog off Mount Timpanogos http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58257072-78/dog-mountain-cannon-woman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58257072-78/dog-mountain-cannon-woman.html.csp">Utah rescue team not helping injured dog off Mount Timpanogos</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="2014-08-03T21:36:53.106-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman was left on her own Sunday to help her injured dog off stormy Mount Timpanogos. The woman and her dog, which was reportedly attacked by a mountain goat, were near the Robert’s Horn area of the mountain, said Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon. The woman’s mother — who lives in Reno, Nev. — called for help on her behalf about 5:16 p.m., but the county sheriff’s office is not sending a rescue team to help the 26-year-old and her dog down the mountain. “We’re kind of in a tight situ...</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> 58257072@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:36:53 MDT Ann Cannon: When others are ‘meh’ on the books you love http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58234304-78/book-love-cannon-ann.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58234304-78/book-love-cannon-ann.html.csp">Ann Cannon: When others are ‘meh’ on the books you love</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:59:12.347-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What’s your response when you finish reading a book you love? Not just love, but LOVE? A book you love so much you want to marry it? Not just marry it, but renew your vows with it regularly so you can put the photos from the commitment ceremony all over Facebook? Here’s what I want to do — put on a white shirt, a polyester tie and a pair of Swedish-knit slacks from Mr. Mac, then slap a nametag on my chest so I can go from door to door spreading the good word about the book I love. That’s how I ...</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> 58234304@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:59:12 MDT Ann Cannon: Baseball can teach you a lot about life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58206493-223/baseball-lot-game-kids.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58206493-223/baseball-lot-game-kids.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Baseball can teach you a lot about life</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T19:33:56.102-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Over the years I’ve spent a lot of time watching baseball. I watched my brothers play when we were kids. And then I watched my kids play when they were kids. And now I watch those kids, aka The Salt Lake Bees, on a regular basis. Also, I listen casually to games (I’m not too picky, although I avoid Rockies broadcasts) on the radio or TV because summer just isn’t summer unless there’s a pot of geraniums on the front porch and an announcer’s voice within earshot. Like I said. That’s a LOT of ba...</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> 58206493@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:33:56 MDT