COUNTIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COUNTIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Utah counties want Congress to let states manage wild horses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58139474-90/horses-wild-blm-counties.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58139474-90/horses-wild-blm-counties.html.csp">Utah counties want Congress to let states manage wild horses</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="2014-07-02T07:43:54.991-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 07:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Iron and Beaver counties will not round up wild horses on their own, as they threatened earlier this spring, but instead are pressing for a dramatic change in how the horses are managed. They want the states, not the federal Bureau of Land Management, to decide how many horses can be on the range and what to do when there’s an overpopulation. A resolution to that effect, written by Beaver County Commissioner Mark Whitney, won the support of the Utah Association of Counties. He and a commissioner...</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> 58139474@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:43:54 MDT Drought brings disaster declaration for all of Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58113366-90/counties-disaster-utah-declaration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58113366-90/counties-disaster-utah-declaration.html.csp">Drought brings disaster declaration for all of Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T10:11:53.195-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Every county in Utah will be covered by a disaster declaration because of the ongoing drought after the Agriculture Department on Tuesday added two new counties and their adjacent areas. The designation will allow farmers in the state to seek low-interest emergency loans. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in a letter to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert that the department would add Duchesne and Uintah counties to the disaster declaration as well as nine counties that abut the area, incl...</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> 58113366@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:11:53 MDT