COTTONWOOD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COTTONWOOD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake City marketing itself as ‘Ski City USA’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420654-79/ski-lake-salt-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420654-79/ski-lake-salt-campaign.html.csp">Salt Lake City marketing itself as ‘Ski City USA’</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="2014-09-16T18:29:47.472-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 06:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are any number of cool ski towns, but Salt Lake is now laying claim to be the only legitimate Ski City. “Ski City USA” is the new moniker that Visit Salt Lake and the four ski resorts in the Cottonwood Canyons will be pitching in marketing campaigns to attract destination skiers. “Once you’ve stayed in Ski City, you’ll never stay in a ski town” is the tagline for the $1.8 million campaign, which emphasizes the proximity of four world-class ski areas (Solitude, Brighton, Snowbird and Alta)...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58420654@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:29:47 MDT Prep football: Cottonwood 42, Copper Hills 14 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408988-77/colts-yards-ball-call.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408988-77/colts-yards-ball-call.html.csp">Prep football: Cottonwood 42, Copper Hills 14</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Markham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T00:00:18.059-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 12:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was the Tanner Call show early and often in the first quarter, as the Cottonwood Colts defeated the Copper Hills Grizzlies 42-14, on Friday night. Call dazzled on both offense and defense in the opening quarter, coming away with two interceptions and an impressive 15-yard jump-ball touchdown catch, as he tore the ball away from his defender. “He’s come miles and miles. A basketball guy by trade, we’re thankful we got him out here, last year,” said Cottonwood coach Greg Croshaw. “I can’t tell ...</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> 58408988@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:00:18 MDT Utah Hike of the Week: Red Pine Lake — Little Cottonwood Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58364622-117/amp-lake-pine-canyon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58364622-117/amp-lake-pine-canyon.html.csp">Utah Hike of the Week: Red Pine Lake — Little Cottonwood Canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T08:11:42.747-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 08:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Getting there • From Salt Lake City, take I-215 to the 6200 South “Canyons” exit. Continue east to the canyon on U-210, following signs for Snowbird and Alta. Drive 4.6 miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon and park at the White Pine Trailhead parking lot, or along the gravel at the side of the road. Past the restroom, the trail begins. The hike • Water, both rushing and calm, is omnipresent throughout this hike. It begins with the crossing of a footbridge over Little Cottonwood Creek and the tr...</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> 58364622@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:11:42 MDT Letter: We should have called it ‘Romneycare’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378315-82/romneycare-act-affordable-basically.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378315-82/romneycare-act-affordable-basically.html.csp">Letter: We should have called it ‘Romneycare’</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T18:11:01.522-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I sure wish someone would have had the foresight to label the Affordable Care Act Romneycare (which it basically is) instead of Obamacare. The Republicans in Congress would have been as excited about it as ducks on a Junebug and we wouldn’t still be listening to them complain about it ad nauseum. Mary Lehman Cottonwood Heights</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> 58378315@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:11:01 MDT Recreation: Ten good suggestions for late-season Utah camping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58199229-117/campground-lake-park-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58199229-117/campground-lake-park-utah.html.csp">Recreation: Ten good suggestions for late-season Utah camping</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:58:50.778-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the summer winds down and the first hints of autumn appear, camping at a close-to-home destination or driving a few hours to a favorite place can be an inviting way to spend an evening or two. Just ask Jon Chu, who came up to the Tanner Flats campground in Little Cottonwood Canyon with sons Cole and Thomas early enough recently to snag one of the 12 first-come, first-served spots at the scenic spot. He calls this a special place where he enjoys returning to again and again. “There is a wall o...</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> 58199229@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:58:50 MDT Utah police catch baseball bat vandals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58343122-78/police-ford-truck-suspects.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58343122-78/police-ford-truck-suspects.html.csp">Utah police catch baseball bat vandals</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="2014-08-27T18:58:05.291-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 06:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two joyriders were arrested Tuesday morning after they allegedly drove through Cottonwood Heights leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. A resident near 2600 East and 6500 South called police about 3 a.m. to report that people were driving through the neighborhood smashing mailboxes and parked cars with a baseball bat, said Cottonwood Heights Police Sgt. Corbett Ford. An officer drove to the area and began to follow a suspicious truck when he saw one of the occupants smash a mailbox. When...</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> 58343122@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:58:05 MDT Hiker found dead in Little Cottonwood Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58303715-78/sharp-hiker-area-upd.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58303715-78/sharp-hiker-area-upd.html.csp">Hiker found dead in Little Cottonwood Canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T22:52:25.043-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 10:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A hiker who was reported missing was found dead Saturday morning in the White Pine area of Little Cottonwood Canyon. The hiker, Andrew Sharp, 35, appears to have died in a fall, the Unified Police Department says. Sharp asked a friend in a text message sent about noon Friday to pick him up at 2:30 p.m. that day at the White Pine Trailhead, UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said. The friend called police when Sharp — who was hiking alone and whose vehicle was found in the Albion Basin area — didn’t show up....</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> 58303715@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:52:25 MDT Outlook brightens for old Cottonwood Mall site in Holladay http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288488-79/cottonwood-mall-corp-hughes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288488-79/cottonwood-mall-corp-hughes.html.csp">Outlook brightens for old Cottonwood Mall site in Holladay</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="2014-08-13T16:45:57.034-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Holladay Mayor Rob Dahle’s expectations are building that the old Cottonwood Mall site will be revitalized soon. Fueling his optimism is a recent commitment by Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theatres to establish a 10-screen, 2,300-seat complex — complete with an IMAX screen — in the 57-acre mixed-used project being redeveloped by Howard Hughes Corp. The Miller family’s decision to become part of the Holladay project follows the June disclosure that Smith’s Food and Drug had signed a letter of intent ...</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> 58288488@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:45:57 MDT Letter: TV reporter’s remark is offensive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58284626-82/reporter-remark-cottonwood-coverage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58284626-82/reporter-remark-cottonwood-coverage.html.csp">Letter: TV reporter’s remark is offensive</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T19:54:02.953-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the recent North Salt Lake landslide coverage, a local TV reporter referred to “the homeowner and his wife.” Am I the only one offended by this remark? Don D. Marsh Cottonwood Heights</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> 58284626@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:54:02 MDT 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