COUNTIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COUNTIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Few Utahns are moving to different homes post-recession http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58398117-90/counties-county-data-davis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58398117-90/counties-county-data-davis.html.csp">Few Utahns are moving to different homes post-recession</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T08:01:07.811-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utahns are not moving to different cities or homes nearly as much these days, according to new U.S. Census Bureau estimates. “This data show just a very minimal flow of people, nothing like the rip-roaring ’90s” and other times before the recession hit in 2007, said Pam Perlich, senior research economist at the University of Utah. The Census Bureau recently released survey data collected from 2008-2012 that estimate annual county-to-county moves by Americans. After reviewing it, Perlich said, “m...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58398117@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:01:07 MDT Deal reached to overhaul Detroit water agency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393322-79/detroit-bankruptcy-deal-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393322-79/detroit-bankruptcy-deal-department.html.csp">Deal reached to overhaul Detroit water agency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By COREY WILLIAMS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T13:54:56.134-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 01:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • The Detroit water department would be turned into a regional agency with a 10-year limit on annual rate increases and an infusion of millions of dollars from the suburbs, under a deal the mayor and other officials announced Tuesday. Only two of the governing board’s six members would be appointed by Detroit, but rate increases would need approval from five. The Water and Sewerage Department provides water from the Detroit River and Lake Huron to people in eight counties, approximately ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583933222014-09-09T13:54:56.134-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T13:54:56.134-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393322@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:54:56 MDT Jon Huntsman delivers science supplies to Salt Lake City school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365495-78/lake-salt-huntsman-chevron.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365495-78/lake-salt-huntsman-chevron.html.csp">Jon Huntsman delivers science supplies to Salt Lake City school</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T08:24:46.846-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Students at Rose Park Elementary School in Salt Lake City had a special guest Wednesday — and he brought presents. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman delivered boxes of goggles and other materials for teaching science to fourth-graders at the school. The donation was made by Chevron’s 2014 Fuel Your School Program. Huntsman, a former U.S. ambassador to China and presidential candidate, is a member of the Chevron board of directors. Chevron said it plans to donate up to $500,000 for eligible clas...</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> 58365495@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:24:46 MDT Advocates argue wildlife permits threaten Utah prairie dog http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334332-78/prairie-dog-habitat-permits.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334332-78/prairie-dog-habitat-permits.html.csp">Advocates argue wildlife permits threaten Utah prairie dog</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T18:22:45.422-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 06:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has illegally given permission to Garfield and Iron counties for potential development on wide swaths of Utah prairie dog habitat, which could kill thousands of the threatened, social mammals, Friends of Animals claims in a new lawsuit. The nonprofit, incorporated in New York, is asking a federal judge to overturn the so-called “incidental take permits” the agency issued to the counties in 2013 and 2014. As defined under the Endangered Species Act, “taking” ca...</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> 58334332@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:22:45 MDT West Nile virus found in Utah County mosquitoes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58285249-78/county-utah-virus-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58285249-78/county-utah-virus-health.html.csp">West Nile virus found in Utah County mosquitoes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:36:30.759-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It may seem as if summer, the season of bug bites, is winding down, but Utah County’s health department is warning residents to be more vigilant than ever against mosquito-borne West Nile virus. That means wearing long sleeves and pants, shoes and socks when outside from dusk through dawn, a health department news release said. No cases of West Nile virus have been reported in humans or horses in Utah this summer, but more counties are beginning to detect it in the mosquitoes they sample. Human ...</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> 58285249@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:36:30 MDT UHP: Bizarre chase over 2 freeways, 2 counties http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241916-78/car-troopers-chase-northbound.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241916-78/car-troopers-chase-northbound.html.csp">UHP: Bizarre chase over 2 freeways, 2 counties</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="2014-07-30T15:43:28.732-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 03:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 50-year-old man was hospitalized in serious condition Wednesday, the day after his veering car led Utah Highway Patrol troopers on a bizarre chase stretching over two freeways and two counties. About 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, a Utah Department of Corrections officer spotted the man’s 2005 Dodge Neon driving erratically northbound on 2700 West near 4100 South in Salt Lake County. The vehicle hit a curb and blew out its right front tire, but kept going. Alerted by the officer, troopers spotted the car...</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> 58241916@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:43:28 MDT