COUNTY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COUNTY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) UTA offers transit service in Morgan; residents say, we don’t need it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243645-78/uta-service-county-morgan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243645-78/uta-service-county-morgan.html.csp">UTA offers transit service in Morgan; residents say, we don’t need it</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="2014-07-31T13:15:44.417-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 01:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Morgan • Officials in tiny Morgan County, population 10,000, are proposing to join the Utah Transit Authority district — but a long line of residents attacked the move Wednesday at a standing-room-only public hearing with the UTA Board. “I don’t think we need it,” said resident Steve Rich to applause, adding that most residents handle their own transportation needs and help needy neighbors with trips. Resident Sue Craven worried the service could bring “tramps and vagrants” to the town. Others ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58243645@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:15:44 MDT Gov. Gary Herbert selects Utah state school board candidates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58246354-78/board-candidates-committee-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58246354-78/board-candidates-committee-district.html.csp">Gov. Gary Herbert selects Utah state school board candidates</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T12:20:00.415-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 12:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The governor has chosen 14 candidates to appear on the November ballot for seven state school board seats, including all the interested incumbents, his office announced Thursday. Originally, about 70 Utahns filed to run for seven seats on the 15-member board which oversees and guides education in Utah. Per state law, a governor-appointed committee then narrowed the field to 37, with whom it conducted interviews. The committee then voted on at least three candidates for each seat to send to the g...</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> 58246354@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:20:00 MDT Gay couples denied marriage licenses in S.Carolina http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58246130-68/marriage-gay-couples-carolina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58246130-68/marriage-gay-couples-carolina.html.csp">Gay couples denied marriage licenses in S.Carolina</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T09:49:13.737-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Greenville, S.C. • Five same-sex couples have been turned down for marriage licenses in a South Carolina county. The couples had expected their requests would be rejected Wednesday in Greenville County because the state’s ban on gay marriage still stands. The couples are part of Campaign for Southern Equality’s “We Do” project. Supporters of gay marriage get together for a rally and request marriage licenses they know will be turned down. This was the third event in Greenville County. Similar ev...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582461302014-07-31T09:49:13.737-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T09:49:13.737-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246130@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:49:13 MDT Is Utah’s demand for routes over federal land too late? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58242614-78/federal-suwa-claims-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58242614-78/federal-suwa-claims-state.html.csp">Is Utah’s demand for routes over federal land too late?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T14:31:37.624-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 02:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah is suing the federal government in 22 counties, demanding title to thousands of miles of routes across public lands. But in a new move that could sharply narrow the disputes, federal lawyers and the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance are arguing the state waited decades too long to file its claims. They disagree, however, on which legal deadline applies. Asking a judge to dismiss Garfield County’s claims, federal attorneys point to a federal act. SUWA, attacking Tooele County’s claims, cites...</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> 58242614@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:31:37 MDT Wasatch Front home prices rise, but sales continue to slump http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241168-79/percent-county-sales-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241168-79/percent-county-sales-lake.html.csp">Wasatch Front home prices rise, but sales continue to slump</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T21:55:43.511-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Home sales continued to slow along much of the Wasatch Front as rising prices, tighter lending and a lack of housing inventory pushed many would-be buyers to the sidelines. Sales of single-family homes in Salt Lake County dropped by 9 percent in the second quarter of 2014, compared with the same quarter last year, according to a new report. Home sales also fell in Davis and Utah counties, while Tooele and Weber counties posted modest gains. With sizable numbers of yearly home closings typicall...</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> 58241168@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:55:43 MDT Two wild horses die at Utah roundup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58245670-78/horses-blm-wild-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58245670-78/horses-blm-wild-utah.html.csp">Two wild horses die at Utah roundup</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="2014-07-31T14:55:26.038-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 02:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A yearling mustang ran into a corral panel and died after she was rounded up on Utah’s west desert Wednesday, according to a Bureau of Land Management report. The BLM also had to euthanize a 7-year-old mare that had previously fractured her right rear leg, the BLM’s Blawn Wash Gather website said. The BLM is removing 140 wild horses this week from the Wah Wah Mountains in Beaver County, its only roundup of the year in Utah. To round up the horses, BLM uses a contractor whose pilots fly hel...</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> 58245670@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:55:26 MDT Salt Lake program’s goal is to shed light on kestrels http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224182-90/boxes-county-hawkwatch-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224182-90/boxes-county-hawkwatch-http.html.csp">Salt Lake program’s goal is to shed light on kestrels</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="2014-07-31T07:20:28.058-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 07:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Millcreek • What a homestead this could be, Hawkwatch International scientist Dave Oleyar said while installing a bird nesting box recently in a sturdy tree in Tanner Park. About 10 feet up, the wooden box offered just about everything an American kestrel needs to thrive in an urban setting. “It’s a great looking spot,” said Oleyar, pointing to the protection provided by tree limbs and the elevation that allows these relatively small raptors to look down on a field of grassy weeds between the pa...</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> 58224182@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:20:28 MDT Police arrest one, seek another suspect in Utah roofing scam http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243928-78/office-sheriff-money-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243928-78/office-sheriff-money-county.html.csp">Police arrest one, seek another suspect in Utah roofing scam</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="2014-07-30T20:39:02.291-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 08:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police have arrested a 46-year-old woman they say was involved in a series of scams in Weber County, but her male accomplice remains at large. The two are suspected of operating an illegal roofing company, bilking homeowners of money for nonexistent or unfinished re-roofing work, according to a release from the Weber County Sheriff’s Office. In five reported cases, the man quoted a low price for the job before requesting money in advance to cover the cost of materials, the sheriff’s office 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> 58243928@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:39:02 MDT Millard County deputies shoot man who rammed several cruisers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58242069-78/county-sheriff-finlinson-office.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58242069-78/county-sheriff-finlinson-office.html.csp">Millard County deputies shoot man who rammed several cruisers</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="2014-07-30T21:36:40.179-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Highway Patrol and Utah County investigators are looking into the late Tuesday night shooting and wounding of a fugitive by Millard County sheriff’s deputies. A statement Wednesday from Millard County Sheriff Robert Dekker’s office said the incident began about 7 p.m. Tuesday when deputies, accompanied by a Utah Adult Probation and Parole agent, tried to pull over a pickup truck driven by 42-year-old George Finlinson. Finlinson’s family and mental health workers reportedly had requested th...</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> 58242069@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:36:40 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 Uintah County shooting leaves one man dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241278-78/condition-county-dead-laursen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241278-78/condition-county-dead-laursen.html.csp">Uintah County shooting leaves one man dead</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="2014-07-30T21:03:35.065-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Uintah County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Wednesday it is investigating as a homicide a shooting incident that left a man dead and a woman hospitalized. Undersheriff John E. Laursen said that just before midnight Tuesday, deputies were dispatched to an address just north of Vernal, near 2600 North 500 East, on a report of gunfire. They found Curtis Dale Hardinger, 34, of Vernal, with a single gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported in very critical condition to Ashley Regional Medical...</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> 58241278@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:03:35 MDT Sandy approves annexation of Oak Valley Drive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58217044-78/annexation-sandy-county-unincorporated.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58217044-78/annexation-sandy-county-unincorporated.html.csp">Sandy approves annexation of Oak Valley Drive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Courtney Tanner</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T13:55:01.883-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 01:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Ray Goodson’s house flooded a few years back, he watched Sandy City officials help his neighbors clean the water damage to their homes for free, while he had to pay $20,000 in repairs out of his own pocket. Goodson, who lived in an unincorporated area of Salt Lake County bordering Sandy, asked county officials for help covering the bill. But he said they denied his requests. “I thought I had passed gas or something,” he said. “All they did was laugh hysterically.” Other residents told si...</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> 58217044@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:55:01 MDT Ma Nature lends a hand; rain helping crews hem in Utah wildfires http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236225-78/fire-crews-containment-tuesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236225-78/fire-crews-containment-tuesday.html.csp">Ma Nature lends a hand; rain helping crews hem in Utah wildfires</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims and Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T09:41:04.285-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While Tuesday’s showers provided protection against wildfires across the state, they also hampered crews, some of which had to shut down firefighting operations in the storms. Rockslides, flash floods and road closures kept crews in Juab County away from the Levan Wildfire, which was burning on 4,343 acres in Juab County’s remote, rugged and steep high desert, said Dorothy Harvey, spokeswoman for fire operations. Containment had been estimated at 65 percent, but crews were unable to view the per...</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> 58236225@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:41:04 MDT Defending champion Helper starts strong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58232972-52/helper-strong-county-tournament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58232972-52/helper-strong-county-tournament.html.csp">Defending champion Helper starts strong</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:36:19.166-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Defending Utah American Legion baseball champion Helper got off to a strong start in Saturday’s first round of the state tournament in Cache County. In the first game, Kyler Nelson hurled a four-hit shutout as Helper dominated Bear River 15-0. The Carbon County team then got a four-hit complete gamer from Cole Fossat to beat Box Elder 9-3 in the second game. Fossat was the hitting star in both games, recording a double and a triple against Beasr River and three doubles against Box Elder. Things ...</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> 58232972@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:36:19 MDT Utah man taken for $43,000 in fraudulent business scheme, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233176-78/police-fire-martinez-orem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233176-78/police-fire-martinez-orem.html.csp">Utah man taken for $43,000 in fraudulent business scheme, 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="2014-07-28T16:16:03.726-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ignoring the Great Commandment to love thy neighbor as thyself, a Lindon man was arrested Friday on suspicion of defrauding his neighbor instead. The victim of the alleged fraud told Orem police his neighbor had bilked him out of $43,000 over a three-year period to purportedly start a business that sold “a fire suppression system,” Orem police said in a press release. The product, said Orem police Lt. Craig Martinez, would detect when a house was on fire and suck up water from the homeowner’s sw...</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> 58233176@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:16:03 MDT Is your city, county raising property taxes? 40 are http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58223976-90/tax-215000-county-increase.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58223976-90/tax-215000-county-increase.html.csp">Is your city, county raising property taxes? 40 are</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="2014-07-28T12:19:05.193-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 12:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Property valuation notices arriving this week contain some pricey news for many Utahns: 40 local governments are seeking tax hikes. That is slightly less than the 42 that raised them last year, but double the number that had boosted them in 2012. During the Great Recession and its aftermath, many governments tried to hold down tax increases. That may be over now, judging from the past two years. Utahns with the worst news are the 250 residents in tiny Rockville, Washington County, near Zion Nat...</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> 58223976@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:19:05 MDT Evacuations lifted in central Utah fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58219756-78/fire-amp-thursday-crews.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58219756-78/fire-amp-thursday-crews.html.csp">Evacuations lifted in central Utah fire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica MIller and nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T23:07:02.353-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 11:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A fire near Levan forced people from their homes for a few hours Thursday in what was a busy Pioneer Day for firefighters. But the day ended with no reports of injuries or damage to structures. What was called the Levan Fire began about 4 p.m. on the south edge of town along Highway 28. It forced people in eight homes to evacuate, and people up a canyon had to be evacuated by helicopter. Helicopters and crews on the ground doused water on the fire and by 9 p.m. the residents were able to go ...</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> 58219756@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:07:02 MDT Police identify man who died with teen in Uintah County rollover http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232485-78/county-crash-died-rollover.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232485-78/county-crash-died-rollover.html.csp">Police identify man who died with teen in Uintah County rollover</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T19:10:18.944-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 07:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vernal • Authorities say a 21-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were killed in a rollover crash over the weekend in Dry Fork Canyon. The Uintah County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year-old Vernal resident Trevor Cuch died after being ejected from the vehicle Saturday night. Authorities say the teen was taken to the Ashley Regional Medical Center, where he later died. Sheriff’s Cpl. Dustin Cheshire says people living nearby heard the crash and reported it about 8 p.m. Saturday. Cheshire says there w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582324852014-07-29T19:10:18.944-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T19:10:18.944-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232485@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:10:18 MDT Firefighters continue to gain on several wildfires http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58229352-78/fire-contained-sunday-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58229352-78/fire-contained-sunday-percent.html.csp">Firefighters continue to gain on several wildfires</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="2014-07-27T23:10:14.568-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fire crews spent Sunday continuing to wrap up most of the larger wildfires burning around the state. Firefighters fully contained the Rockport Fire on Sunday, which began in a yurt near the Summit County neighborhood of Rockport Estates on Friday afternoon. The fire had spread toward a nearby landfill, growing to about 120 acres. Elsewhere, the 1,400-acre Tunnel Hollow Fire was almost fully contained Sunday, at 95 percent. Lightning had ignited it about 5 miles east of Morgan, along the Weber 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> 58229352@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:10:14 MDT Fuel tank caught fire at Weber County pump station http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58229487-78/fire-tank-fuel-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58229487-78/fire-tank-fuel-county.html.csp">Fuel tank caught fire at Weber County pump station</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T23:09:51.429-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Firefighters prevented a fuel tank fire in Weber County from exploding into a bigger disaster. About 6:30 a.m. Saturday, a 1,200-gallon tank accidentally caught fire while it was at a pump station in unincorporated Weber County, near the Great Salt Lake. The flames threatened three other tanks, all containing more than 1,000 gallons, said Weber County Fire Marshal Brandon Thueson. “It was kind of spooky there for a little while, until we got our hose streams in place and were able to get enough...</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> 58229487@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:09:51 MDT