COTTONWOOD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COTTONWOOD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Little Cottonwood Canyon open again following mud slide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237789-78/canyon-closed-cottonwood-mud.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237789-78/canyon-closed-cottonwood-mud.html.csp">Little Cottonwood Canyon open again following mud slide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T16:13:20.037-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 04:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A mud and rock slide closed Little Cottonwood Canyon for more than an hour on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Utah Department of Transportation. The canyon was closed at about 2 p.m., and reopened by about 3:10 p.m., UDOT said. But motorists should expect further delays until about 5 p.m. as crews initiate intermittent closures to finish cleaning up, UDOT said.</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58237789@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:13:20 MDT Utah police ask public to identify armed robbery suspect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237444-78/police-suspect-armed-robberies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237444-78/police-suspect-armed-robberies.html.csp">Utah police ask public to identify armed robbery suspect</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="2014-07-29T16:21:55.54-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 04:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy police are looking for a man they suspect of committing two armed robberies in less than a week. Police say the suspect robbed a Conoco gas station at 8612 S. 1300 East on July 15 and a Little Caesars Pizza at 7890 S. 1300 East on July 20. Surveillance cameras at both locations recorded a short, Hispanic male concealing his face beneath an oversized red, white and black striped hooded sweatshirt. In both robberies, the suspect brandished a black handgun, took money from the register, and f...</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> 58237444@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:21:55 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 Armed robberies around Salt Lake Valley likely linked, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207830-78/police-robbery-cottonwood-heights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207830-78/police-robbery-cottonwood-heights.html.csp">Armed robberies around Salt Lake Valley likely linked, police say</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="2014-07-21T17:07:56.762-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 05:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police investigators from South Salt Lake and Cottonwood Heights are working together to locate a suspect they believe committed at least two armed robberies since last Wednesday. In each of the robberies, a man brandished a black handgun and concealed his face beneath a baggy, purple-and-yellow hooded sweatshirt. “It’s a pretty distinct hoodie. Especially when it’s 90 degrees outside, you’re not going to see somebody dressed like that,” said Cottonwood Heights Sgt. Corbett Ford. “I’m sitting he...</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> 58207830@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:07:56 MDT Smith’s Food & Drug coming to Cottonwood Mall site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58160829-79/store-smith-mall-cottonwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58160829-79/store-smith-mall-cottonwood.html.csp">Smith’s Food & Drug coming to Cottonwood Mall site</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="2014-07-08T22:34:17.609-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The long-awaited redevelopment of the Cottonwood Mall came closer to realization with Tuesday’s announcement that an all-important grocery store has been secured for the proposed mixed-use project. Smith’s Food & Drug will build a 78,000 square-foot store at the mall’s former site on the southeast corner of 4800 South and Highland Drive, according to Howard Hughes Corp., which owns the 57-acre parcel. “This is a pivotal first step in delivering a vibrant, open-air setting where people will enjo...</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> 58160829@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:34:17 MDT 7-year-old drowning victim identified by Utah police http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157217-78/ford-pool-peterson-center.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157217-78/ford-pool-peterson-center.html.csp">7-year-old drowning victim identified by Utah police</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T22:03:16.487-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 7-year-old boy who drowned Sunday at the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center pool has been identified. Sacir Mehanovic, of West Valley City, was pulled from the pool just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday, after a swimmer saw the boy in 4 to 6 feet of water and got the attention of the lifeguards, Cottonwood Heights police Sgt. Corbett Ford said Monday. Lifeguards tried to save his life, with assistance from two off-duty emergency room nurses, Ford said. Police and Unified Fire Authority arrived withi...</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> 58157217@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:03:16 MDT 7-year-old boy drowns at Cottonwood Heights pool http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58154611-78/cottonwood-heights-ford-lifeguards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58154611-78/cottonwood-heights-ford-lifeguards.html.csp">7-year-old boy drowns at Cottonwood Heights pool</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T21:42:17.273-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 7-year-old boy drowned Sunday in the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center pool. Just before 2:30 p.m., a swimmer saw the boy underwater and brought this to the attention of the lifeguards, said Cottonwood Heights Police Sgt. Corbett Ford. The lifeguards brought him out and, along with help from two off-duty medical professionals, tried to save his life. The police and Unified Fire Authority arrived and took him to Intermountain Medical Center in critical condition, but he died later that afte...</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> 58154611@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 21:42:17 MDT Children connect with nature in Cottonwood Canyons event http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58098094-78/canyons-cottonwood-lake-foundation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58098094-78/canyons-cottonwood-lake-foundation.html.csp">Children connect with nature in Cottonwood Canyons event</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T12:43:32.541-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 12:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some children bolted for the fishing opportunities at Silver Lake, others enjoyed a puppet show inside the nature center and still more were entertained with stories about wildlife during a nature hike. The buzz of activity was just what Cottonwood Canyons Foundation organizers were hoping to have Saturday during their Kid’s Day event at Silver Lake in Big Cottonwood Canyon. The event, which included an interactive watershed model, a birding station, nature walks and other activities, was des...</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> 58098094@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 12:43:32 MDT Restaurant review: Amici Ristorante befriends Cottonwood Heights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58036904-223/amici-italian-salad-cottonwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58036904-223/amici-italian-salad-cottonwood.html.csp">Restaurant review: Amici Ristorante befriends Cottonwood Heights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Heather L. King</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T16:24:23.535-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 04:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cottonwood Heights • In Italian, the word “amici” means “friends.” If you’ve had the chance to visit Amici Ristorante, you’ve probably been befriended by the staff, who do their best to make you feel right at home. Amici’s atmosphere is impressive when you consider that not too long ago the location was a gas station. With just 12 tables, it’s a small and quaint family-owned operation, with an open kitchen that often requires turning away guests who arrive without reservations. An outdoor pat...</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> 58036904@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:24:23 MDT Death of man in Big Cottonwood Canyon believed medical issue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58059886-78/amp-canyon-cottonwood-death.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58059886-78/amp-canyon-cottonwood-death.html.csp">Death of man in Big Cottonwood Canyon believed medical issue</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="2014-06-12T21:37:20.101-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 09:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cottonwood Heights police believe a medical crisis led to the death of a 75-year-old New York man whose body was found near the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon. Sgt. Corbett Ford said a 911 call came in mid-afternoon on Wednesday from the canyon’s park-and-ride lot. Police and paramedics responded to find the victim, Gary Ryan, unresponsive and apparently in full cardiac arrest. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. While police await results of an autopsy for the official cause of death, 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> 58059886@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:37:20 MDT Body discovered near Big Cottonwood Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58057336-78/cottonwood-body-canyon-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58057336-78/cottonwood-body-canyon-police.html.csp">Body discovered near Big Cottonwood Canyon</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="2014-06-11T20:04:13.735-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 08:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cottonwood Heights police are investigating the discovery of a body near the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon on Wednesday afternoon. Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen confirmed the investigation. The Salt Lake Tribune will update this story as more information is available. mmcfall@sltrib.com Twitter: @mikeypanda</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> 58057336@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:04:13 MDT Boys charged in Cottonwood Heights teen’s shooting death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58046118-78/gun-jarrett-shooting-charged.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58046118-78/gun-jarrett-shooting-charged.html.csp">Boys charged in Cottonwood Heights teen’s shooting death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T21:37:49.695-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 09:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two 16-year-old boys were charged Monday with crimes related to the shooting death of a Cottonwood Heights teenager who died last week during an end-of-school celebration. Both teens face charges related to a residential burglary in which the gun that ultimately killed 17-year-old Harley Jarrett was stolen, as well as the shooting itself. The boy who purportedly pulled the trigger as the three teens were examining the gun in the basement of a home, killing Jarrett immediately, was charged Monda...</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> 58046118@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:37:49 MDT UPD identifies victim of fatal weekend fall in Big Cottonwood Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58045356-78/hansen-canyon-cottonwood-fall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58045356-78/hansen-canyon-cottonwood-fall.html.csp">UPD identifies victim of fatal weekend fall in Big Cottonwood Canyon</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="2014-06-09T21:38:03.771-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 09:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified Police on Monday identified the victim of a fatal weekend fall in Big Cottonwood Canyon as a West Valley City woman. UPD Detective Ken Hansen said Ana Maria Roya, 40, was hiking in the Donut Falls area about 2:30 p.m. Saturday when she slipped and fell, landing on the rocks 100 feet below. Hansen said she died at the scene. The woman had been hiking with family members at the time, Hansen said. remims@sltrib.com Twitter: @remims</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> 58045356@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:38:03 MDT Fatal fall reported in Big Cottonwood Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58040317-78/woman-fell-hiking-saturday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58040317-78/woman-fell-hiking-saturday.html.csp">Fatal fall reported in Big Cottonwood Canyon</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="2014-06-07T22:52:32.538-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 10:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman fell to her death Saturday hiking down from Donut Falls. The 41-year-old Salt Lake County woman, whose name was not released Saturday, was hiking back from the Big Cottonwood Canyon destination when, about 2:30 p.m., she slipped and fell, said Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen. She fell about 100 feet before landing on rocks and died at the scene, Hansen said. The woman had been hiking with family members at the time. Officers recovered her body Saturday evening. mmcfall@sltrib.com ...</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> 58040317@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 22:52:32 MDT Friends: Cottonwood Heights teen shot, killed was ‘sweetheart’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58031263-78/victim-police-brighton-cottonwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58031263-78/victim-police-brighton-cottonwood.html.csp">Friends: Cottonwood Heights teen shot, killed was ‘sweetheart’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T21:19:59.351-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 09:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 17-year-old Cottonwood Heights boy is dead after being shot in the head by another teen who apparently thought the stolen handgun he was showing off was unloaded. Cottonwood Heights police said the victim and other teens were celebrating the end of the school year when the shooting occurred at a home near 6800 South and Pine Rock Drive (3030 East), about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. In all, five teens, three boys and two girls believed to be students at Brighton High School, were attending the downs...</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> 58031263@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:19:59 MDT