COTTONWOOD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COTTONWOOD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) See mountain goats at free wildlife viewing event http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836223-78/goats-mountain-viewing-wildlife.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836223-78/goats-mountain-viewing-wildlife.html.csp">See mountain goats at free wildlife viewing event</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="2014-04-18T12:16:50.341-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 12:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With most patches of snow gone from the Wasatch Front foothills, the white coats of Rocky Mountain goats should stand out brilliantly during the state’s annual free viewing event at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) will be on hand Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Park-and-Ride lot at the mouth of the canyon. “You will get a front-row look at these agile rock climbers using spotting scopes and binoculars that we’ll have on hand,” Bob Walters, watch...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57836223@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:16:50 MDT Prep baseball: Taylorsville beats Cottonwood 8-6 in 11 innings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57828672-190/taylorsville-game-cottonwood-debenedictis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57828672-190/taylorsville-game-cottonwood-debenedictis.html.csp">Prep baseball: Taylorsville beats Cottonwood 8-6 in 11 innings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Butler</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T22:12:53.918-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What started as a high school baseball game with the score see-sawing between Taylorsville and Cottonwood ultimately ended as an old-fashioned pitchers’ duel. And that was between the relievers. Taylorsville (7-3, 4-0 in 2-5A) kicked off a three-game series by outlasting the visiting Colts 8-6 when sophomore Braden DeBenedictis smacked a two-run homer in the bottom of the 11th inning. “We saw [Cottonwood pitcher Ty Brophy] last year. He’s got kind of a wacky delivery and it’s hard to pick up 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> 57828672@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:12:53 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 Cottonwood Heights OKs land purchase, bond sale for new city hall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57790843-78/cottonwood-heights-hall-municipal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57790843-78/cottonwood-heights-hall-municipal.html.csp">Cottonwood Heights OKs land purchase, bond sale for new city hall</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="2014-04-08T22:29:49.301-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cottonwood Heights • The City Council here on Tuesday unanimously authorized the purchase of almost 5 acres and the issuance and sale of up to $14.5 million in sales tax revenue bonds to fund a new home for municipal government. The money will be used to buy 4.7 acres at the northwest corner of Bengal Boulevard (7600 South) and 2300 East and to construct a new municipal center there. The building will be the first city hall for Cottonwood Heights, which has operated out of rented offices since ...</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> 57790843@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:29:49 MDT Cottonwood Heights cops say they nabbed ‘Ski Bum Bandit’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57758401-78/suspect-huntzinger-ski-cottonwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57758401-78/suspect-huntzinger-ski-cottonwood.html.csp">Cottonwood Heights cops say they nabbed ‘Ski Bum Bandit’</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="2014-04-01T18:49:21.27-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 06:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cottonwood Heights police say they have ended the bank-robbing career of the so-called “Ski Bum Bandit.” Police Sgt. Corbett Ford said detectives, following up on investigative leads and tips, caught up with the suspect about 10 p.m. Monday at a residence in Kaysville. Christopher Ryan Huntzinger, 42, was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Salt Lake County jail, where he was being held without bail Tuesday on suspicion of three first-degree felony counts of aggravated robber...</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> 57758401@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:49:21 MDT Modern office space rising in Cottonwood Heights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57709388-79/cottonwood-office-space-buildings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57709388-79/cottonwood-office-space-buildings.html.csp">Modern office space rising in Cottonwood Heights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T07:47:10.807-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 07:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cottonwood Heights • A major piece of commercial development is falling into place for Salt Lake County’s youngest city. Construction began in late February on the first of two high-end office buildings called Cornerstone I and II in Cottonwood Corporate Center, the business park in Cottonwood Heights just south of the intersection of 6200 South and Interstate 215 near Old Mill Golf Course. The $80 million project by Cottonwood Partners, a real estate-development company with primary offices 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> 57709388@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:47:10 MDT Restaurant review: Authentic Chicago dogs find a home in Utah at Johnniebeefs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57698529-223/chicago-dog-johnniebeefs-beef.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57698529-223/chicago-dog-johnniebeefs-beef.html.csp">Restaurant review: Authentic Chicago dogs find a home in Utah at Johnniebeefs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Stuart Melling</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T12:52:44.739-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 12:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Once upon a time I found myself at a DMV in suburban Chicago. Yes, I know what a gripping premise that is, but bear with me. While waiting on a friend and approaching four or five hours staring at the same wall, I recall nodding in recognition for the 200th time to the patrolling cop, who, I should add, had clearly identified me as a malingerer and up to no good by his 10th pass. Hoping to break the ice, I recall idly querying, “Excuse me, Sir, what exactly is a Chicago dog?” To this day, I’ve n...</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> 57698529@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:52:44 MDT Trader Joe’s to open new Utah store in Cottonwood Heights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57730474-79/store-joe-trader-cottonwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57730474-79/store-joe-trader-cottonwood.html.csp">Trader Joe’s to open new Utah store in Cottonwood Heights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T17:07:39.903-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 05:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trader Joe’s, the neighborhood grocery store that has developed a cult following of crazed fans who like its organic foods and branded goods, is opening a second Utah location in Cottonwood Heights. The store will begin construction this summer at 6989 S. 1300 E., the site of a former Fresh Market grocery store; it is scheduled to open some time in the first half of 2015, the Monrovia, Calif., company announced Wednesday morning. The 9,800-square-foot store, which is about the average size of a ...</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> 57730474@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:07:39 MDT Police probing death near Cottonwood Heights hiking trail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57683430-78/police-unified-canyon-cottonwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57683430-78/police-unified-canyon-cottonwood.html.csp">Police probing death near Cottonwood Heights hiking trail</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="2014-03-14T22:51:03.625-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 10:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified Police are investigating how a 30-year-old Salt Lake County man died in Ferguson Canyon. Hikers in the canyon found Daniel Nelson’s body about 2:45 p.m. Friday. His body was about a mile and a half into the canyon and below a rock outcropping, said Cottonwood Heights police Lt. Mark Askerlund. Cottonwood Heights police initially handled the case, but later turned it over to the Unified Police Department. Police could not immediately tell whether the man had been rock climbing and were ...</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> 57683430@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:51:03 MDT Cottonwood Heights to build its first city hall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57660374-90/announcement-bonds-borrowing-cottonwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57660374-90/announcement-bonds-borrowing-cottonwood.html.csp">Cottonwood Heights to build its first city hall</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="2014-03-10T22:34:53.554-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After years of operating out of rented office space, Cottonwood Heights is buying four acres that will be the site of a city hall. City administrators say they concluded negotiations in February with seven property owners to buy land on the northwest corner of Bengal Boulevard (7600 South) and 2300 East for approximately $3.4 million. The site is bordered on the south by Brighton High School, on the east by a Mormon church and on the west and north by residences. With the land under contract, Co...</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> 57660374@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:34:53 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 Off-duty officers foils would-be bank robber http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57611286-78/bank-ford-credit-duty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57611286-78/bank-ford-credit-duty.html.csp">Off-duty officers foils would-be bank robber</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T10:47:01.667-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 10:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An off-duty Cottonwood Heights police officer intervened in an intended bank robbery while he was running errands Thursday morning in West Jordan. Officer Casey Davies went to Mountain America Credit Union in Jordan Landing about 11:30 a.m. when he noticed a man behaving suspiciously, said Cottonwood Heights Sgt. Corbett Ford. “He’s going in and out of the credit union twice, and going around to some other stores,” Ford said. “Something just doesn’t seem right.” Davies called dispatch and polic...</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> 57611286@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:47:01 MDT Man with swollen eye robs Salt Lake County bank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57584268-78/amp-cottonwood-heights-bank.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57584268-78/amp-cottonwood-heights-bank.html.csp">Man with swollen eye robs Salt Lake County bank</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="2014-02-25T09:50:51.949-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 09:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cottonwood Heights police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspected bank robber. About 9:45 a.m. Saturday, the man passed a note to a teller at the Zions Bank at 7015 S. Highland Drive. The note demanded money from the bank and the man intimated that he had a gun, said Cottonwood Heights Police Sgt. Corbett Ford. The teller gave him the money and the suspect left. He was last seen heading east on Fort Union Boulevard on foot, Ford said. Surveillance photos show the man wearing a r...</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> 57584268@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:50:51 MDT Snowbird gala raises $28,500 to remove dilapidated grit mill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57557798-78/mill-cottonwood-snowbird-canyon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57557798-78/mill-cottonwood-snowbird-canyon.html.csp">Snowbird gala raises $28,500 to remove dilapidated 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="2014-02-18T21:30:32.906-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some money has been set aside to get rid of the dilapidated grit mill at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon — if the U.S. Forest Service ultimately approves the plan. Patrons at Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort’s December gala raised $28,541 for the proposed project, which would remove the old mill from the north side of the canyon road, expand a parking lot and improve the trail system accessing the climbing routes on lower Little Cottonwood’s steep granite faces. The money will be donated to ...</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> 57557798@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:30:32 MDT