CANYONS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CANYONS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) More Utah high schools including ninth grade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836225-78/ninth-graders-grade-schools.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836225-78/ninth-graders-grade-schools.html.csp">More Utah high schools including ninth grade</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-21T11:25:15.98-06:00">Updated Apr 21, 2014 11:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City ­• Jenny Olsen did a lot of driving when her oldest son was in ninth grade. Most days, she shuttled him from Valley Junior High to Granger High, either for his advanced math class, basketball or baseball practice. But now that ninth grade is part of the high school, the Granger PTA president won’t have to do that for her younger children. “They’re already there, and they can start taking AP [Advanced Placement classes] and doing some of those things,” Olsen said. The change, she...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57836225@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:25:15 MDT Forest Service gives preliminary OK to tear down grit mill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802410-90/canyon-canyons-climbing-cottonwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802410-90/canyon-canyons-climbing-cottonwood.html.csp">Forest Service gives preliminary OK to tear down grit mill</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="2014-04-11T17:01:47.589-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 05:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A dilapidated grit mill is likely to be removed soon from the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon, where an improved trail system will be developed to access the canyon’s renowned rock-climbing routes. The U.S. Forest Service went a long way toward clearing the way for the recreation-oriented beautification project April 7 in a draft environmental assessment that determined no significant impacts would result. There is still a slight chance the project could be upended by objections raised during ...</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> 57802410@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:01:47 MDT Utah resorts celebrate season close with fun activities http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57693887-223/com-http-april-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57693887-223/com-http-april-mountain.html.csp">Utah resorts celebrate season close with fun activities</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="2014-03-24T11:30:50.182-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It took awhile, but the 2013-14 ski season reached epic status in late February and early March with some major snowfall totals. And, just as ski season reached its peak conditions-wise, it is time to start talking about the end. And what better way to end it than to ski across what snow becomes at the end of the season? Canyons Resort is hosting its 7th annual Spring Grüv celebration featuring its ever-popular Pond Skimming contest Saturday. Participants in the heavily adult-themed event dress...</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> 57693887@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:30:50 MDT Canyons district names three superintendent finalists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753984-78/district-canyons-superintendent-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753984-78/district-canyons-superintendent-utah.html.csp">Canyons district names three superintendent finalists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T21:44:25.258-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canyons School District leaders announced Monday three finalists for the job of superintendent, including two Utah educators and one from outside the state. Finalists include James Briscoe, superintendent of DeKalb Community Unit School District No. 428 in DeKalb, Ill.; Craig Hammer, executive director of secondary schools, Washington County School District in St. George; and Kathryn McCarrie, assistant superintendent and chief performance officer for the Canyons School District. The Canyons bo...</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> 57753984@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:44:25 MDT Canyons’ Spring Gruv kicks off with pond skimming contest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57707544-200/gruv-pond-spring-canyons.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57707544-200/gruv-pond-spring-canyons.html.csp">Canyons’ Spring Gruv kicks off with pond skimming contest</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T10:47:26.317-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 10:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canyons Resort’s annual Spring Gruv kicked off Saturday with the popular pond skimming contest. Competitors dressed in costume attempted to cross a 100-foot pond on skis or snowboards. For more information on other Spring Gruv events, go to www.canyonsresort.com/events.</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> 57707544@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 10:47:26 MDT Ski resort GMs line up to back ‘One Wasatch’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57704372-78/ski-wasatch-concept-resorts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57704372-78/ski-wasatch-concept-resorts.html.csp">Ski resort GMs line up to back ‘One Wasatch’</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="2014-03-20T12:30:46.925-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wednesday’s unveiling of One Wasatch, the Utah ski industry’s idea for linking resorts in Salt Lake and Summit counties, was noteworthy in several respects. • It marked the most concerted effort to date by Utah’s ski industry to actually pursue the long-discussed, long-disputed concept of interconnecting the seven resorts clustered tightly in the heart of the Wasatch Mountains. • It brought together for the first time in memory the general managers of the seven independent resorts, symbolic 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> 57704372@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:30:46 MDT Ski industry to push for interconnected resorts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57699224-78/ski-resorts-utah-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57699224-78/ski-resorts-utah-mountain.html.csp">Ski industry to push for interconnected 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="2014-03-19T10:06:24.521-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s ski industry is ready to interconnect the seven ski resorts in Salt Lake and Summit counties. Ski Utah and the resorts have called a 2 p.m. news conference Wednesday at the Salt Lake City Sheraton Hotel to discuss their concept of a series of chairlifts on private lands that would link resorts from Deer Valley to Snowbird. The plan would not include the controversial SkiLink proposal that would have connected Canyons Resort outside of Park City to Solitude Mountain Resort in Big Cottonwo...</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> 57699224@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:06:24 MDT Resorts unveil early discounts on season pass sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57665410-79/resorts-vail-pass-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57665410-79/resorts-vail-pass-mountain.html.csp">Resorts unveil early discounts on season pass sales</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="2014-03-11T21:12:10.622-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 09:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The competition to hook season passholders for next winter jumped Tuesday with both Vail Resorts and The Mountain Collective, which includes Alta and Snowbird, unveiling early-signup enticements. Vail Resorts, which operates Canyons Resort outside of Park City, said its 2014-15 Epic Local Pass is available for $549 if bought before April 13. The spring purchase price can be locked in for a down payment of just $49, said Canyons spokeswoman Caitlin Martz, and also comes with six “buddy tickets” ...</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> 57665410@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:12:10 MDT Cottonwood canyons’ ski areas reach 100-inch bases, albeit a month late http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57625874-79/100-inch-canyons-cottonwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57625874-79/100-inch-canyons-cottonwood.html.csp">Cottonwood canyons’ ski areas reach 100-inch bases, albeit a month late</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T15:18:07.781-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 03:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">All four ski resorts in Salt Lake’s Cottonwood canyons topped the 100-inch base benchmark over the weekend. While that is good news for resort marketing, the milestone was reached later in the season than usual. Over the past 33 years, Jan. 27 is the average date that Alta reaches the 100-inch mark, according to Alta snow-safety specialist Daniel Howlett.</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> 57625874@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:18:07 MDT Utah school districts test cameras that catch motorists passing buses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57592845-78/bus-stop-adams-cameras.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57592845-78/bus-stop-adams-cameras.html.csp">Utah school districts test cameras that catch motorists passing buses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T10:26:26.713-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 10:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On the very sidewalk where he was about to deposit a group of junior high schoolers, Shaun Adams watched an overcorrecting motorist screech by within inches of the school bus’s mirror. Reflexively, he slammed the door shut. If he hadn’t ... Now a systems specialist for Alpine School District, Adams believes school bus stop-arm cameras can help eliminate the stress he endured for four years as a bus driver. This month Alpine became the first Utah school district to test Gatekeeper Systems camer...</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> 57592845@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 10:26:26 MDT