COMMENTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COMMENTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Online comments not so bad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58157523-82/comments-online-letter-editor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58157523-82/comments-online-letter-editor.html.csp">Letter: Online comments not so bad</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T12:59:20.537-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 12:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Though long an admirer of George Pyle’s editorials, I must take mild exception to his most recent one (“Your community needs your words and ideas,” July 6). Wanting to have Tribune readers submit more letters-to-the-editor, Pyle deplores the increasing popularity of online comments, calling them a “firehose of dumb.” Though acknowledging that some comments are “thoughtful, witty, and representative enough to make worthwhile reading,” he states that many more are “harsh, uninformed, name-calli...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58157523@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:59:20 MDT Trib Talk: Caring for family caregivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58143633-231/tribtalk-utah-caregivers-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58143633-231/tribtalk-utah-caregivers-family.html.csp">Trib Talk: Caring for family caregivers</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="2014-07-07T13:22:31.19-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 01:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new national report card shows that family caregivers in Utah are stressed, don’t have enough time to recharge and need more training on how to care for their older or disabled loved ones. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., AARP Utah director Alan Ormsby, Nick Zullo with Utah Coalition for Caregiver Support and Nancy Madsen with the Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the study and how caregivers can find the resources they need to avoid burning out.  You...</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> 58143633@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:22:31 MDT Trib Talk: Kirby on shooting dogs, bowling balls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58138933-231/tribtalk-kirby-sltrib-balls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58138933-231/tribtalk-kirby-sltrib-balls.html.csp">Trib Talk: Kirby on shooting dogs, bowling balls</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="2014-07-02T13:14:31.752-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 01:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, Tribune columnist Robert Kirby admitted killing several dogs during his time as a cop and since then, he’s received hundreds of comments, emails and face-to-face encounters with people calling him heartless and worse. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Kirby joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to respond to the critics as well as talk about female Mormon bishops and his recent adventures with bowling balls. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on ...</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> 58138933@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:14:31 MDT Trib Talk: Joseph Smith’s place in U.S. history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58134332-231/tribtalk-smith-joseph-beam.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58134332-231/tribtalk-smith-joseph-beam.html.csp">Trib Talk: Joseph Smith’s place in U.S. history</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="2014-07-01T14:00:54.037-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 02:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In “American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church,” author Alex Beam retraces the rise and fall of the charismatic and controversial founder of the LDS Church. Smith’s violent end, he says, galvanized his followers, spurred the settlement of the American West and launched an international Christian movement. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Beam joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss Smith’s life and legacy for both Mormon faithful and the nation. You can join the...</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> 58134332@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:00:54 MDT Trib Talk: Tar sands mining gets the green light http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58123858-231/tribtalk-sands-utah-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58123858-231/tribtalk-sands-utah-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Tar sands mining gets the green light</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="2014-07-01T14:01:10.356-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 02:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, the Utah Supreme Court tossed out an environmental challenge to a tar sands mine, allowing extraction to move forward on the Tavaputs Plateau. What does this mean for the land, water and economy? On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Alair Emory of Utah Office of Energy Development, Zach Frankel of Utah Rivers Council and Tribune environment reporter Brian Maffly join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the decision, how U.S. Oil Sands plans to proceed and how this fits into Utah’s energy develop...</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> 58123858@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:01:10 MDT Photos: Guess which Salt Lake neighborhood this is http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133023-78/lake-salt-guess-neighborhood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133023-78/lake-salt-guess-neighborhood.html.csp">Photos: Guess which Salt Lake neighborhood this is</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T15:53:53.755-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 03:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Can you guess in which Salt Lake City neighborhood these photos were taken? Post your guesses in the comments below.</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> 58133023@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:53:53 MDT