CANYONS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CANYONS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Controversial Ski Link eliminated from refined plan to link 7 Utah resorts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58389385-90/ski-lift-canyons-plan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58389385-90/ski-lift-canyons-plan.html.csp">Controversial Ski Link eliminated from refined plan to link 7 Utah resorts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T12:54:19.889-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 12:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ski Utah is offering a few more details about where lifts would be needed to make One Wasatch, its plan for interconnecting the seven Wasatch Mountain ski resorts, a reality. Two sets of lifts are envisioned in a conceptual plan to be released Tuesday, said Nathan Rafferty, president and CEO of Ski Utah, marketing arm for the state’s ski industry. The first set, connecting Little Cottonwood and Big Cottonwood canyons, would require Alta Ski Area to install a lift up Grizzly Gulch to the ridgeli...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58389385@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:54:19 MDT Letter: Gale Dick was a true citizen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58258787-82/gale-dick-canyons-save.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58258787-82/gale-dick-canyons-save.html.csp">Letter: Gale Dick was a true citizen</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T09:26:02.506-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gale Dick, the co-founder of Save Our Canyons who died last week, showed us the meaning of citizenship. He fell in love with our backyard wilderness and worked for four decades to protect the Wasatch from thoughtless development. Gale did so by leading his little band of volunteers at Save Our Canyons, spending countless hours speaking for the community, challenging shoddy environmental impact statements that favored what he called the “rapacious” ski industry. He unfailingly spoke up to voice h...</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> 58258787@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:26:02 MDT An explosion of wildflowers in Utah’s mountains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207216-78/canyons-cottonwood-festival-walks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207216-78/canyons-cottonwood-festival-walks.html.csp">An explosion of wildflowers in Utah’s mountains</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T09:14:35.377-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you happen to miss the Pioneer Day fireworks on Thursday, don’t worry. There are plenty of colorful explosions going off in Utah’s high country as the wildflower season peaks this holiday weekend. And you won’t have to wait until dark. “The timing this year seems perfect,” said Jessie Walthers of the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, which hosts the annual Wasatch Wildflower Festival in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons. “We have been out training and hiking for the festival and it seems like we...</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> 58207216@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:14:35 MDT