COUNCIL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COUNCIL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) West Valley City rejects plan for Jordan River Marketplace http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57786621-79/area-ascent-center-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57786621-79/area-ascent-center-council.html.csp">West Valley City rejects plan for Jordan River Marketplace</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="2014-04-16T13:57:55.742-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 01:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • For years, officials of the state’s second-largest city envisioned a multicultural center of shops and restaurants next to the Jordan River that would showcase the diversity of the community and serve as a destination spot. But the Jordan River Marketplace struggled to get off the ground and now the West Valley City Council has put the project on hold indefinitely. The council voted unanimously late last month to reject Ascent Construction’s proposal for the first phase of 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57786621@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:57:55 MDT West Valley City OKs urban chickens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822846-78/chickens-ordinance-council-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822846-78/chickens-ordinance-council-valley.html.csp">West Valley City OKs urban chickens</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="2014-04-16T10:54:22.091-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance that defines female chickens as “household pets,” a designation that allows hens in residential neighborhoods. Until now, chickens were permitted only in agricultural areas in Utah’s second-largest city. The ordinance permits each household to have a total of four pets; for example, a resident could have two dogs and two chickens, or one cat and three chickens. Roosters are still banned. West Valley City Council members, who vo...</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> 57822846@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:54:22 MDT County extends deadline to join committee charting future of townships http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57824142-90/committee-community-county-html.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57824142-90/committee-community-county-html.html.csp">County extends deadline to join committee charting future of townships</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="2014-04-15T19:57:33.354-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 07:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Not everyone thought Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams did such a masterful job in crafting legislation that protects unincorporated-area boundaries while the future of that area is discussed. Members of the Association of Community Councils Together (ACCT), which includes representatives from many of the county’s 16 community councils, didn’t think the mayor’s office kept them in the loop enough about what was going on as a frequently changing bill wound its way to legislative approval. Their ...</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> 57824142@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:57:33 MDT Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57821931-68/syrian-images-council-caesar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57821931-68/syrian-images-council-caesar.html.csp">Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER JAMES SPIELMANN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T09:04:36.727-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 09:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">United Nations • The bodies of the young men in the photographs are emaciated, their bones protruding. Starvation was only one form of torture they endured. Some bear the marks of strangulation. Others have vivid bruises and welts from being beaten. On Tuesday, the Security Council met privately to view projected slides of the dead, who offer mute testimony to the savagery of a Syrian civil war in which more than 150,000 have died. Ten of the photos were publicly released in January in a study k...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578219312014-04-15T09:04:36.727-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T09:04:36.727-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57821931@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:04:36 MDT Letter: Cost of running for office getting out of hand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797282-82/campaign-cost-getting-political.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797282-82/campaign-cost-getting-political.html.csp">Letter: Cost of running for office getting out of hand</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T09:17:39.41-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re “Utahns among mega-donors unleashed by court ruling,” Tribune, April 7: Isn’t this getting out of hand? What if all these political contributions went to public education or cleaning up the air? Think of all the junk mail we wouldn’t get. The cost of a political campaign is beyond reason. I filed as a candidate for the House 30 minutes prior to the end of the deadline. Yes, it was a hasty decision. Then I learned that a good campaign runs $40,000 for the House (and $100,000 for the Utah Sen...</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> 57797282@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:17:39 MDT NFL: Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Washington team name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57806683-77/team-term-americans-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57806683-77/team-term-americans-council.html.csp">NFL: Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Washington team name</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T16:00:59.165-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Window Rock, Ariz. • The Navajo Nation Council voted to oppose the use of the Washington NFL team’s name — a slang term for Native Americans — while a United Nations human rights expert said separately that the term is “inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession.” The Council’s committee of the whole voted 9-2 Thursday to oppose the name. The measure was sponsored by lawmaker Joshua Lavar Butler, who says the word can have negative psychological effects on American Indians. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578066832014-04-12T16:00:59.165-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T16:00:59.165-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806683@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:00:59 MDT Letter: Holladay should disclose Cotton Bottom deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797262-82/bottom-cotton-council-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797262-82/bottom-cotton-council-deal.html.csp">Letter: Holladay should disclose Cotton Bottom deal</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T01:01:03.714-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The city of Holladay has just announced that it has purchased in a private transaction the old restaurant known as “Cotton Bottom” for a fire station and other ill-defined uses. But with the announcement it has said that details of the purchase will not be disclosed. Why in this age of transparent democracy would members of a City Council in a supposedly modern boutique and fairly new city think that they are not answerable to the taxpayers? What are they trying to hide? Who are they trying 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> 57797262@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT Sparks fly as councilman grills Becker ally about conflicts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57793702-78/lyon-councilman-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57793702-78/lyon-councilman-lake-salt.html.csp">Sparks fly as councilman grills Becker ally about conflicts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T13:49:03.346-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Perceptions of conflict of interest or not, Matt Lyon, the executive director of the Utah Democratic Party, looks to be the next member of the Salt Lake City Planning Commission A spirited exchange between Lyon and City Councilman Luke Garrott raised the temperature at the council’s work session Tuesday evening. Garrott challenged Lyon’s appointment, based on his close ties with Mayor Ralph Becker, who nominated Lyon for the position. Lyon had served as Becker’s campaign manager and worked in Be...</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> 57793702@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:49:03 MDT U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon visits C. African Republic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779735-68/ban-african-republic-central.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779735-68/ban-african-republic-central.html.csp">U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon visits C. African Republic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE NIKO </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> and KRISTA LARSON</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T22:55:01.531-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bangui, Central African Republic • U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon vowed Saturday that the world would not forget Central African Republic as he visited the country racked by sectarian violence that has left thousands dead and forced most of the nation’s Muslims to flee. Ban’s visit — his first since the bloodshed erupted in December — came just before he goes on to Rwanda to mark the 20th anniversary of the genocide there. The U.N. chief has been among the most vocal of world leaders in cal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577797352014-04-05T22:55:01.531-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T22:55:01.531-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57779735@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:55:01 MDT Editorial: Don’t overwhelm Sugar House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734773-82/sugar-east-residential-streetcar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734773-82/sugar-east-residential-streetcar.html.csp">Editorial: Don’t overwhelm Sugar House</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T05:22:24.207-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 05:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City has an opportunity to transform parts of the capital along the new streetcar route through Sugar House. But transformation can be positive or negative, and there seems to be a temptation to go too far toward making over some older residential areas of small homes by introducing high-rise apartments and commercial buildings. The City Council should resist that temptation. Proposed zoning changes would encourage high-density housing and businesses in structures 45 to 105 feet tal...</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> 57734773@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:22:24 MDT The Washington Post: Talked to death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57770204-82/assad-power-council-regime.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57770204-82/assad-power-council-regime.html.csp">The Washington Post: Talked to death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:05.208-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Five months have passed since Secretary of State John F. Kerry declared that “the world must act quickly” to stop a “war of starvation” being waged by the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad against “huge proportions of the population.” It’s been nearly six weeks since the U.N. Security Council passed Resolution 2139, which ordered the regime and rebels to “promptly allow unhindered humanitarian access.” Since then, according to U.N. humanitarian coordinator Valerie Amos, the war of starvation has wo...</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> 57770204@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:05 MDT W. Jordan rejects plan for apartment complex http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57775481-90/apartments-colosimo-complex-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57775481-90/apartments-colosimo-complex-council.html.csp">W. Jordan rejects plan for apartment complex</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="2014-04-04T22:40:17.461-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 10:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The West Jordan City Council has turned down a plan to build a 224-unit apartment complex next to Gardner Village, citing concerns about the density of the project and whether it would fit in with the broader vision of a transit-oriented development for the area. Council members voted 5-2 late Wednesday against the preliminary plan for the Gardner Mill commercial complex, which would have put about 20 units an acre at about 1200 West and 7800 South. The 11-acre vacant site is west of Gardner Vil...</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> 57775481@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:40:17 MDT Davis Arts Council bringing biggest season ever to Layton amphitheater http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57755280-223/amphitheater-thompson-season-aug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57755280-223/amphitheater-thompson-season-aug.html.csp">Davis Arts Council bringing biggest season ever to Layton amphitheater</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Burger</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T01:01:03.687-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Davis Arts Council will sponsor the biggest summer season in the history of the Ed Kenley Amphitheater. It’s sizable not just for the number of shows — 13 — but also for the stature of the artists heading to Layton. Bill Cosby, the Indigo Girls, Thompson Square and Danielle Bradbery will headline shows under the stars at the outdoor amphitheater, joining popular local acts such as Ryan Shupe and the Crescent Super Band as well as national acts such as Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone an...</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> 57755280@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT News roundup: Obama unaware Red Sox selfie was a phone ad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/57768687-64/trib-bill-meets-dnews.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/57768687-64/trib-bill-meets-dnews.html.csp">News roundup: Obama unaware Red Sox selfie was a phone ad</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T13:26:16.028-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 01:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The governor's vetoes. The presidential selfie that turned out to be a phone ad. And the Supreme Court decision that should pump even more money into politics. Happy Thursday. Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz took a selfie with President Barack Obama at the White House this week. It was a nice moment, except that it was all part of an ad campaign. One Sox supporter called it a "Yankee move." [BusinessWeek] [WaPost] [Globe] Topping the news: Gov. Gary Herbert wrapped up bill signings Wednes...</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> 57768687@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:26:16 MDT Salt Lake City may create three new off-leash dog parks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57760707-90/council-dog-lake-leash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57760707-90/council-dog-lake-leash.html.csp">Salt Lake City may create three new off-leash dog parks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By christopher smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T12:05:37.776-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 12:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The wheels of Salt Lake City government turn slowly, even when it comes to creating dog parks. Almost two years into a process to create new off-leash parks and policies to guide them, the City Council and the administration of Mayor Ralph Becker are struggling to determine whether dog owners should pay a special fee to use off-leash parks. For residents, such registration and accompanying tag could cost as little as $5; for nonresidents, it could be $25, according to one proposal. To be fair, ...</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> 57760707@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:05:37 MDT Trib Talk: Should SLC be in the golf business? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57755065-231/tribtalk-golf-courses-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57755065-231/tribtalk-golf-courses-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Should SLC be in the golf business?</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="2014-04-04T11:59:21.108-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 11:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City’s golf courses are financially ailing, so green fees should go up and two of the least-used courses — Rose Park and Jordan River Par-3 — should be shuttered. That’s according to a consultant’s report submitted to Salt Lake City officials last week. Now the city council is asking for public input. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Salt Lake City parks director Rick Graham and city council members James Rogers and Kyle LaMalfa join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the assessment, what it w...</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> 57755065@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:59:21 MDT Letter: Sugar House council doesn’t formally back zone changes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743245-82/changes-shcc-zone-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743245-82/changes-shcc-zone-council.html.csp">Letter: Sugar House council doesn’t formally back zone changes</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T05:22:24.528-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 05:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Tribune article of March 24, “Zoning changes could clear way for tall buildings on Sugar House street car line,” states that “the Sugar House Community Council [SHCC] supports zone changes in the area…” While this statement may reflect the tenor of discussions about the zone changes, it isn’t entirely accurate. The SHCC has not formally moved in support of the zone changes. In fact, of the slate of proposed zone changes, the SHCC has focused on the former tennis courts and current community ...</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> 57743245@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:22:24 MDT S. Weber officials: No immediate action taken against councilman accused of embezzling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57744090-78/poff-business-charges-according.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57744090-78/poff-business-charges-according.html.csp">S. Weber officials: No immediate action taken against councilman accused of embezzling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T20:26:12.989-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 08:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Weber City officials said Thursday that no immediate action will be taken against a city councilman accused of embezzling more than $200,000 from a Bountiful business. William Michael Poff, 40, was charged Thursday in 2nd District Court with three second-degree felony counts of communications fraud. “According to the charges against Councilmember Poff, they are not related to his service on the city council,” a news release from the city reads. “The city will continue to monitor the sit...</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> 57744090@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:26:12 MDT Letter: WVC should consider these attributes of chickens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734571-82/chickens-allowing-considering-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734571-82/chickens-allowing-considering-council.html.csp">Letter: WVC should consider these attributes of chickens</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T01:01:04.146-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I remember growing up in Salt Lake City when it seemed that almost everyone in the neighborhood raised chickens and rabbits in their yards. I did not see any real problems that impacted the living standards of everyday life. As the West Valley City Council suffers with the dilemma of creating an ordinance allowing hen chickens in the area (“WVC is considering allowing yard hens,” Tribune, March 23), these things occurred to me: 1. Chickens do not bark. 2. Chickens do not mess on neighbors’ la...</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> 57734571@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:01:04 MDT Salt Lake Valley’s Greek Orthodox community patches up rifts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57730252-78/parish-council-greek-kouremetis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57730252-78/parish-council-greek-kouremetis.html.csp">Salt Lake Valley’s Greek Orthodox community patches up rifts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T22:47:02.084-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four years of infighting appear to be over for the Salt Lake Valley’s Greek Orthodox community, thanks to a peace plan that includes losing a priest and gaining a more diverse parish council. On Tuesday, the council sent every member a copy of a letter from Bishop Andonios of Phasiane, the Greek Orthodox chancellor in New York, spelling out the deal. New parish council members, elected in November but never seated, were ratified. There will be no further discussion of dividing the parish (which ...</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> 57730252@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:47:02 MDT