COMMENTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COMMENTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Editor column: Civility key to productive discussions at sltrib.com http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836222-78/sltrib-com-commenters-comments.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836222-78/sltrib-com-commenters-comments.html.csp">Editor column: Civility key to productive discussions at sltrib.com</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Carricaburu</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T19:32:00.003-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 07:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake Tribune Digital Director Kevin Winters Morriss took an unusual measure this past week. In consultation with Editor and Publisher Terry Orme and myself, Morriss shut down comments on the first sltrib.com story about Megan Huntsman, the Utah woman alleged to have murdered six infants she gave birth to from 1996 to 2006. The Tribune is committed to providing an open forum to readers who follow basic rules in commenting on stories at sltrib.com. But some commenters so blatantly violated t...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57836222@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:32:00 MDT Will Uinta pipeline hurt Utah’s drinking water? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57817683-90/pipeline-tesoro-uinta-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57817683-90/pipeline-tesoro-uinta-oil.html.csp">Will Uinta pipeline hurt Utah’s drinking water?</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="2014-04-15T21:25:07.714-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 09:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A proposed 60,000-barrel-a-day oil pipeline would eliminate 250 truck trips between Salt Lake City and the Uinta Basin, but Utah water purveyors caution that the 135-mile project could pose “catastrophic” risks to drinking-water supplies. “It’s not a matter of if but when a pipeline ruptures and we’ll be out of drinking water for a time,” warned Scott Paxman, assistant general manager of the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District. All three proposed alignments for the Uinta Express Pipeline foll...</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> 57817683@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:25:07 MDT Salt Lake Tribune shuts down comments on infant murder story http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/57821856-225/sltrib-com-comments-rules.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/57821856-225/sltrib-com-comments-rules.html.csp">Salt Lake Tribune shuts down comments on infant murder story</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Carricaburu</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T09:04:02.432-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 09:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake Tribune Digital Director Kevin Winters Morriss took an unusual measure Monday. In consultation with Editor and Publisher Terry Orme and myself, Morriss shut down comments on the sltrib.com story about a Pleasant Grove woman alleged to have murdered six infants she gave birth to from 1996 to 2006. The Tribune is committed to providing an open forum to readers who follow basic rules in commenting on stories at sltrib.com. But some commenters so blatantly violated those rules of basic civ...</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> 57821856@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:04:02 MDT Trib Talk: The future of Trolley Square http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57801080-231/semnani-com-khosrow-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57801080-231/semnani-com-khosrow-sltrib.html.csp">Trib Talk: The future of Trolley Square</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T14:59:06.575-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 02:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With a 44 percent vacancy rate and little foot traffic, Trolley Square is not the thriving Salt Lake City mall it used to be. Millionaire businessman Khosrow Semnani is hoping to change that. On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Semnani, the Utah Heritage Foundation’s Kirk Huffaker and Tribune reporter Christopher Smart join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss Semnani’s plans for the historic block and whether the vision will work in a changing retail environment hit hard by online sales. You can join the di...</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> 57801080@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:59:06 MDT Trib Talk: Parents raise questions about Utah school tests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57792056-231/com-comments-jennifer-jnpearce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57792056-231/com-comments-jennifer-jnpearce.html.csp">Trib Talk: Parents raise questions about Utah school tests</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T13:34:04.307-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 01:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The end of the school year brings end-of-year testing for most Utah students. But a parent group is speaking out against the new SAGE test and a higher-than-usual number of students is opting out of the assessment. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., state associate superintendent Judy Park, Christel Swasey with Utahns Against Common Core and Tribune education reporter Lisa Schencker join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about what this means for teacher evaluations and school progress reports. You can j...</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> 57792056@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:34:04 MDT Trib Talk: Wild horse roundup – Iron County vs. federal law? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57787748-231/com-comments-county-horse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57787748-231/com-comments-county-horse.html.csp">Trib Talk: Wild horse roundup – Iron County vs. federal law?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T14:24:47.591-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 02:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Does the wild horse population in Iron County need to be controlled? By law, can the herd be reduced? County officials want to round up some of the horses this week and put them up for adoption, but opponents say such action would violate federal law. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Suzanne Roy of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Tribune outdoor editor Brett Prettyman and others join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the proposed roundup and balancing the grazing needs of wild horses...</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> 57787748@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:24:47 MDT Want more parking at Delicate Arch trailhead? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57642645-78/parking-park-national-arches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57642645-78/parking-park-national-arches.html.csp">Want more parking at Delicate Arch trailhead?</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="2014-03-07T09:08:39.429-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The current parking options at Arches National Park were designed five decades ago and based on annual visitation of 75,000. More than a million visitors now make their way to Arches annually, many headed for Utah’s iconic Delicate Arch. Peak season visitation to Delicate Arch averages about 2,000 people, but the trailhead parking lot at the historic Wolfe Ranch has only 73 spots. “We don’t feel that we have an issue with too many people, just with too many cars,” Arches National Park superinte...</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> 57642645@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:08:39 MDT Letter: Utah adoption laws archaic; fathers can be great single parents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57698931-82/adoption-child-fathers-rep.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57698931-82/adoption-child-fathers-rep.html.csp">Letter: Utah adoption laws archaic; fathers can be great single parents</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T07:45:35.013-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 07:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The comments made by Rep. Edward Redd and Rep. LaVar Christensen regarding the recently passed changes to Utah’s antiquated and irrational adoption laws were absolutely outrageous (“Utah lawmakers make move to stop adoption ‘forum shopping,’” Tribune, March 14). Referring to these fathers who have made extensive efforts to become a parent to their child as “sperm donors” is an attack on all single fathers. After my mother left our family when I was only 5 and made no attempt to gain custody, m...</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> 57698931@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:45:35 MDT Legislature: Carrying gun is not disorderly conduct http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57676721-90/bill-carrying-conduct-disorderly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57676721-90/bill-carrying-conduct-disorderly.html.csp">Legislature: Carrying gun is not disorderly conduct</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T21:28:21.885-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 09:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bill clarifying that simply carrying a firearm in a holster or enclosed case does not constitute disorderly conduct is on its way to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. The House voted 63-8 Thursday to approve Senate amendments to HB276 and provide final passage. Rep. Curt Oda, R-Clearfield, the bill’s sponsor, said in earlier debate that sometimes people preparing to go hunting or carrying a holstered gun but making no threatening gestures or comments have been arrested and charged with diso...</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> 57676721@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:28:21 MDT Trib Talk: What should penalty be for cockfighting? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57661311-231/cockfighting-sltrib-com-cock.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57661311-231/cockfighting-sltrib-com-cock.html.csp">Trib Talk: What should penalty be for cockfighting?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T12:36:48.14-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 12:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lawmakers are considering stiffer penalties for cockfighting, changing the activity from a misdemeanor to a felony for repeat offenders. But cockfighting does have its supporters. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., cock fighting supporter Tim Fitzgerald, Carl Arky from the Humane Society of Utah and Tribune reporter Jim Dalrymple join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the cock fighting tradition and the movement to outlaw the practice. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to t...</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> 57661311@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:36:48 MDT Carrying a gun is not disorderly conduct, Utah House says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57661609-90/action-behavior-bill-carrying.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57661609-90/action-behavior-bill-carrying.html.csp">Carrying a gun is not disorderly conduct, Utah House says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T10:31:08.04-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carrying a gun may look ominous. But the House voted Monday to make clear that such action alone cannot be considered disorderly conduct. It voted 54-17 to approve HB276, and sent it to Senate. Rep. Curt Oda, R-Clearfield, the bill’s sponsor, said sometimes people preparing to go hunting or carrying a holstered gun but making no threatening gestures or comments have been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct because someone else felt uncomfortable. He said that infringes on 2nd Amendment...</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> 57661609@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:31:08 MDT Trib Talk: Online comment boards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57647643-231/tribune-boards-comment-comments.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57647643-231/tribune-boards-comment-comments.html.csp">Trib Talk: Online comment boards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T11:52:08.6-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 11:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Like newspapers across the country, The Salt Lake Tribune has grappled with its online comment boards. Defenders maintain the space is the ultimate free-speech zone, a place readers can gather to dissect the news of the day and offer a diversity of opinion and perspective. Opponents argue comment boards devolve into a space that’s rude and crass, a breeding ground for mudslingers and Web trolls. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune Deputy Editor Tim Fitzpatrick, Tribune Web moderator Amy Lewis and U...</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> 57647643@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:52:08 MDT Online comments at sltrib.com topic of Monday Trib Talk chat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/57659405-225/comments-readers-poll-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/57659405-225/comments-readers-poll-sltrib.html.csp">Online comments at sltrib.com topic of Monday Trib Talk chat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa CarricaburU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T09:35:03.754-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, The Salt Lake Tribune invited readers to participate in a poll gauging attitudes toward our commenting policy on stories at sltrib.com. You’re an opinionated bunch about the topic, to say the least. The blog post about the poll alone generated more than 800 comments. I also received dozens of emails from readers expressing opinions and suggesting improvements. In all, more than 1,000 readers completed the poll, according to Deputy Editor Tim Fitzpatrick, who is analyzing the results 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> 57659405@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:35:03 MDT Video: BYU coach Dave Rose's opening comments after 85-74 win over LMU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57653873-65/byu-rose-win-85-74.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57653873-65/byu-rose-win-85-74.html.csp">Video: BYU coach Dave Rose's opening comments after 85-74 win over LMU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T20:01:03.022-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 08:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here's BYU basketball coach Dave Rose's opening comments from the podium after the Cougars' downed Loyola Marymount 85-74 in a West Coast Conference quarterfinal game at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Rose praised the way LMU fought to the end and said Tyler Haws (22 points) and Kyle Collinsworth (23) points were the catalysts in the win. BYU improved to 22-10 and kept its NCAA Tournament at-large hopes alive with the win.</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> 57653873@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 20:01:03 MDT Trib Talk: Sean P. Means on indie films for kids, new screenings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57641315-231/tribtalk-film-comments-films.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57641315-231/tribtalk-film-comments-films.html.csp">Trib Talk: Sean P. Means on indie films for kids, new screenings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T13:22:50.699-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 01:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Film festivals aren’t just for grown-ups anymore. For four years running, the Tumbleweeds Film Festival has screened independent and foreign films specifically made for children and youth. On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to chat about this year’s festival offerings plus the Salt Lake Film Society’s digital news and a preview of new movies coming to a theater near you. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the 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> 57641315@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:22:50 MDT Trib Talk: Basketball beat writers talk college ball, post-season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57632148-77/talk-basketball-season-trib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57632148-77/talk-basketball-season-trib.html.csp">Trib Talk: Basketball beat writers talk college ball, post-season</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T17:18:03.53-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College basketball season is winding down and conference tournaments are about to begin to decide who gets a chance at the NCAA tournament and who’s left at home. Join host Brennan Smith and the Tribune’s Jay Drew and Kyle Goon along with UteZone.com’s Alex Markham to discuss BYU, Utah and Utah State’s basketball seasons and each team’s chances in conference tournaments and postseason play. Trib Talk begins Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. and you can join the discussion by sending questions and comments...</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> 57632148@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:18:03 MDT Letter: Cyclists should wear rearview mirrors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57614876-82/cyclists-mirror-traffic-bicycle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57614876-82/cyclists-mirror-traffic-bicycle.html.csp">Letter: Cyclists should wear rearview mirrors</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T01:01:03.371-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Regarding Sharon Wood’s comments (“Let cyclists face traffic,” Forum, Feb 28), I believe she makes a point. Many of us, as runners, cyclists and motorists, have experienced some confusion. As a youngster, I would ride my bicycle around the neighborhood streets facing traffic, for the reasons she stated, and I continue to do that as a runner, as do most runners. As an avid cyclist, however, I follow the law which indicates that bicycles are the same as vehicles on the streets, and must travel in...</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> 57614876@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Trib Talk: The importance of sweat lodges to veterans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57627227-231/tribtalk-sweat-veterans-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57627227-231/tribtalk-sweat-veterans-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: The importance of sweat lodges to veterans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T14:00:47.433-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 02:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sweat lodges will continue at the veterans hospital in Salt Lake City. Last month, there was a dispute about how frequently the traditional American Indian ceremonies would be allowed at the facility and who would lead them after a sweat lodge leader abruptly left his VA post. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. at sltrib.com, veteran Cory Navarro and Tribune justice reporter Nate Carlisle join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the controversy and why many veterans participate in the sweat lodge ritual....</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> 57627227@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:00:47 MDT Do you like, or hate, sltrib.com comments? Weigh in on this poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/57630420-225/comments-survey-tribune-commenters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/57630420-225/comments-survey-tribune-commenters.html.csp">Do you like, or hate, sltrib.com comments? Weigh in on this poll</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Carricaburu</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T09:50:22.583-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 09:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Online reader comments. Love them? Hate them? Never read them? Sltrib.com are invited to take a brief online survey about reader comments on articles. The survey, created by Salt Lake Tribune Deputy Editor Tim Fitzpatrick as part of a University of Utah marketing research project, is a chance for readers to weigh in on their preferences for allowing comments and for allowing commenters to use pseudonyms. The survey collects some demographic information, but participants are not asked to identify...</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> 57630420@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:50:22 MDT Trib Talk: Paying for autism treatment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57614067-231/tribtalk-autism-treatment-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57614067-231/tribtalk-autism-treatment-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Paying for autism treatment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T15:39:57.876-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 03:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Treatment for autism is expensive and many insurance plans won’t cover it. Last year, Utah lawmakers set up a trial “lottery” where 270 children with autism would be provided treatment through Medicaid. This year, a proposal making its way through the Legislature would make the program permanent. On Monday at 12:15 p.m. at sltrib.com, Rep. Ronda Menlove, Jon Owen with Utah Autism Coalition, Kelly Atkinson with Utah Insurance Association and Tribune health reporter Kirsten Stewart join Jennifer ...</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> 57614067@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:39:57 MDT