COUNTY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COUNTY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Editorial: Return Jenny Wilson to the Salt Lake County Council http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58469278-82/wilson-county-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58469278-82/wilson-county-lake-salt.html.csp">Editorial: Return Jenny Wilson to the Salt Lake County Council</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T18:21:02.419-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 06:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The population of Salt Lake County is expected to grow by more than half a million people over the next four decades. And Jenny Wilson would like to talk to every one of them. Wilson is the Democratic candidate for the at-large seat on the Salt Lake County Council, the one being vacated by the retirement of longtime incumbent Randy Horiuchi. She has a long résumé of political and nonprofit sector positions, including a previous term on the County Council. She has worked with politicians both De...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58469278@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:21:02 MDT Utah residents dig out mud and muck from flooded homes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58467512-78/monday-utah-weather-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58467512-78/monday-utah-weather-county.html.csp">Utah residents dig out mud and muck from flooded homes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">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="2014-09-29T21:35:44.305-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Homeowners tried to de-muck their homes Monday after record rains this weekend flooded residences in Cache and Carbon counties. Nearly 1 inch (0.96) of rain fell Sunday on Price in Carbon County, doubling the old high-water mark of 0.48 inches set in 2005. Two dozen homes were inundated at that Pilling’s Trailer Court in Carbonville, near Price, forcing residents into shelters set up by the Utah Red Cross. “We’re busy trying to find out how we can help some of these families re-establish 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> 58467512@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:35:44 MDT Garfield County installs its first full traffic signals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58468899-90/bryce-canyon-county-electric.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58468899-90/bryce-canyon-county-electric.html.csp">Garfield County installs its first full traffic signals</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="2014-09-29T21:42:16.105-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Garfield County now has its first full traffic signal system, giving tourists another reason to stop besides visiting Bryce Canyon National Park. Thet signals appear 102 years after the world’s first traffic light made its debut in Salt Lake City at the corner of Main Street and 200 South. “It’s incredible to think that Garfield County has 5,000 square miles and only one stop light,” Bryce Canyon City Mayor David Tebbs said in a news release. The county is roughly the size of Connecticut. Bry...</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> 58468899@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:42:16 MDT Daggett County pins economic hopes on wilderness land swap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58455417-90/county-daggett-wilderness-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58455417-90/county-daggett-wilderness-utah.html.csp">Daggett County pins economic hopes on wilderness land swap</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="2014-09-29T11:15:04.628-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manila • Karen Perry knows firsthand the power of Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. The landscape, people and outdoor lifestyle pulled her family back again and again until they finally bought a trailer and parked it on property near Manila. Now a county commissioner, Perry and others believe if they can just get people to visit their spot in the rugged and remote northeastern corner of Utah, they’ll come back. The Daggett County commissioners are hoping Congressman Rob Bishop’s Public 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> 58455417@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:15:04 MDT Vineyard: Utah’s small town with a BIG FUTURE http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420467-78/geneva-town-vineyard-mill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58420467-78/geneva-town-vineyard-mill.html.csp">Vineyard: Utah’s small town with a BIG FUTURE</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="2014-09-29T09:11:24.436-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vineyard • Wayne Holdaway is like many old-timers who never imagined the future that is swiftly unfolding just to the north where Utah’s Geneva Steel once stood. In a few short years, a huge development at the site will transform his hometown with a pulsing 1,700-acre complex of houses, apartments, town homes, stores, offices, factories, school buildings and a new town center. Vineyard is expected to mushroom from about 465 residents to as many as 27,000 in less than a decade as a shortage of ...</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> 58420467@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:11:24 MDT Utah forecast: Rainfall sets records, another storm on its way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58464984-78/inches-state-according-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58464984-78/inches-state-according-county.html.csp">Utah forecast: Rainfall sets records, another storm on its way</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and wendy ogata</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-28T19:45:54.708-06:00">Updated Sep 28, 2014 07:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah began drying out — a little — Sunday from a storm that began Friday night and dropped more than 2 inches of rain on much of the state. “The exceptional thing about this system is how widespread those 1- and 2-inch rainfall totals were. ... We had a lot of areas with 1 and 2 inches,” National Weather Service meteorologist Monica Traphagan said Sunday. “It looks like we’ve got a wide variety of locations that broke the rainfall total for the day, Salt Lake airport among them,” she added. 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> 58464984@www.sltrib.com Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:45:54 MDT Police believe same man robbed four Utah County stores http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58465759-78/police-orem-robberies-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58465759-78/police-orem-robberies-county.html.csp">Police believe same man robbed four Utah County stores</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="2014-09-28T21:35:56.451-06:00">Updated Sep 28, 2014 09:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orem police are looking for a man they suspect of robbing four Utah County businesses in a week. The latest was Sunday afternoon, when a man entered an Orem Subway at 1416 N. State St. with a folding knife and demanded money before leaving on foot, said police Lt. Craig Martinez. He was wearing dark jeans, a T-shirt and baseball cap, Martinez said. He appears to match the suspect description in three other robberies — one other in Orem, one in Springville and another in American Fork, the lieut...</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> 58465759@www.sltrib.com Sun, 28 Sep 2014 21:35:56 MDT 5 found dead in Utah County home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58463731-78/amp-springville-police-caron.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58463731-78/amp-springville-police-caron.html.csp">5 found dead in Utah County home</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="2014-09-28T15:43:54.621-06:00">Updated Sep 28, 2014 03:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Springville • Police on Saturday night said a couple and their three children were found dead in a home here. The names of the deceased were not immediately released. The home, a duplex, is near 900 S. 1000 East in Springville. The residents on the other half of the duplex were unharmed. Springville police Lt. David Caron said a medical examiner will determine what killed the family. “Right now there’s no known cause of death,” Caron said at a 9:45 p.m. press conference in front of the duplex...</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> 58463731@www.sltrib.com Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:43:54 MDT Dozens rescued after getting stuck in mud in Tooele County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58461543-78/county-tooele-stuck-vehicles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58461543-78/county-tooele-stuck-vehicles.html.csp">Dozens rescued after getting stuck in mud in Tooele County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-28T19:41:59.67-06:00">Updated Sep 28, 2014 07:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Searchers on Saturday helped rescue dozens of people who got stuck in mud in Tooele County near Lone Rock after rain made roads impassable. By the afternoon, search-and-rescue teams had found between 150 and 200 people who had gone to the area Friday night to attend a party, according to Bucky Whitehouse, the county’s emergency manager. He said school buses were brought to a paved road and used to shelter the partygoers, most of whom made their own arrangements for a ride home. There were no 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> 58461543@www.sltrib.com Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:41:59 MDT Salt Lake convention hotel attracts developers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58461740-78/hotel-salt-lake-convention.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58461740-78/hotel-salt-lake-convention.html.csp">Salt Lake convention hotel attracts developers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE L. PRICE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T11:53:20.707-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Local firms and major real estate companies are among half a dozen developers interested in building a large convention hotel in the heart of Salt Lake City, a project that comes with $75 million in possible tax credits. About 60 representatives of real estate developers, architects, construction firms and more attended a recent Salt Lake County meeting about the project, according to county records. Of those, eight attendees indicated that their firms may submit an application with the county t...</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> 58461740@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:53:20 MDT As families flee coal country, schools struggle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461722-68/students-schools-state-kentucky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461722-68/students-schools-state-kentucky.html.csp">As families flee coal country, schools struggle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ADAM BEAM and JOHN RABY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T11:36:02.262-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pikeville, Ky. • When it opened in 1990 amid boom times deep in eastern Kentucky coal country, Shelby Valley High School had nearly 1,000 students, with enough demand that it built an addition the next year. Now the mines are closing, and the school big enough for 1,200 students sits at half capacity. When the families leave, Principal Greg Napier asks them why. “Gotta have a job,” they say. Kentucky’s public school system added more than 30,000 students over the past decade, growing by 4.8 perc...</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> 58461722@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:36:02 MDT Rolly: GOP purposely waited to confirm Valentine for tax job http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58455415-82/valentine-senate-seat-democratic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58455415-82/valentine-senate-seat-democratic.html.csp">Rolly: GOP purposely waited to confirm Valentine for tax job</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T18:56:01.905-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 06:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert nominated Sen. John Valentine to be chairman of the Utah Tax Commission nearly eight weeks ago, but the Utah Senate took its sweet time confirming their colleague to make the appointment official. Why? Senators confided to me what some in the Democratic Party have already suggested. They wanted to wait until after Aug. 31 to confirm the appointment that would oblige the Orem Republican to resign from the Senate. Had they confirmed Valentine during their August interim committee...</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> 58455415@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:56:01 MDT California looking to restrict common pesticide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58458228-79/pesticide-california-chlorpyrifos-restrictions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58458228-79/pesticide-california-chlorpyrifos-restrictions.html.csp">California looking to restrict common pesticide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SMITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T08:43:01.66-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 08:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fresno • California farmers who spray a widely used insecticide on some of the state’s most abundant crops may soon have to overcome the nation’s steepest restrictions or find another pest killer, officials said Thursday. Regulators are proposing heavy restrictions — but not an all-out ban — on chlorpyrifos, used to treat crops like grapes and almonds. The pesticide, in use since 1965, has sickened dozens of farmworkers in recent years. Traces have been found in waterways, threatening fish, and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584582282014-09-26T08:43:01.66-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T08:43:01.66-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58458228@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:43:01 MDT Utah to BLM: Rein in your cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58394443-78/blm-love-utah-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58394443-78/blm-love-utah-law.html.csp">Utah to BLM: Rein in your cops</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="2014-09-23T14:46:39.747-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 02:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Public Enemy No. 1 for rural Utah sheriffs just happens to be a fellow peace officer: Dan Love, the Bureau of Land Management’s special agent in charge. Elected law enforcement officers from Nephi to Blanding call him an arrogant and dishonest bully who has little regard for local authority and dodges accountability, derailing a collaborative approach to police work on the state’s federal lands. Love reportedly just laughed when Garfield County Sheriff James “Danny” Perkins relayed ranchers’ 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> 58394443@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:46:39 MDT Multi-vehicle crash in Cache County kills 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58454241-78/driver-jeep-crash-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58454241-78/driver-jeep-crash-highway.html.csp">Multi-vehicle crash in Cache County kills 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T20:51:40.67-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 35-year-old man was killed and another person was injured Thursday morning in a multi-vehicle crash at the junction of US-91 and State Road 61 in Cache County, just south of the Idaho border. Leigh Purser, of Richmond, was killed instantly after his Jeep Wrangler was rear-ended by a possibly fatigued driver, and then struck again by an oncoming vehicle at 6:38 a.m., the Utah Highway Patrol reported. Sgt. Todd Royce said Purser was driving northbound on Highway 91 followed by a Kia minivan. 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> 58454241@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:51:40 MDT Motorcyclist dies in Wasatch County collision http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58453099-78/motorcyclist-county-troopers-truck.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58453099-78/motorcyclist-county-troopers-truck.html.csp">Motorcyclist dies in Wasatch County collision</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="2014-09-24T22:45:01.88-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A British motorcyclist who was vacationing in Utah died Wednesday when he turned onto a Wasatch County road, traveling on the wrong side of the street, and collided head-on with a pickup. The victim was one of two motorcyclists from England who turned west onto State Road 35 near Wolf Creek Pass about 12:30 p.m., Utah Highway Patrol reported. They both turned into the eastbound lane, where a Ford F250 was traveling toward them, troopers said. The first motorcyclist swerved out of the way, but 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> 58453099@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:45:01 MDT Library looks to a uniform late fee — 25 cents a day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58451237-90/cents-council-county-dvds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58451237-90/cents-council-county-dvds.html.csp">Library looks to a uniform late fee — 25 cents a day</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="2014-09-24T21:22:14.31-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Late fees are proposed to go up and down in the Salt Lake County Library system. They’ll go down for overdue DVDs and CDs but up for books returned late under a library plan that will be the subject of a public hearing at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the North Building at the County Government Center, 2001 S. State. If approved after that by the County Council, the fine for all late materials will be 25 cents a day starting Jan. 1. “Bottom line, we want to make it simple for the patrons,” said Library Exe...</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> 58451237@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:22:14 MDT Wild lands advocates seek expansion of High Uintas Wilderness Area http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58452000-78/wilderness-county-utah-lands.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58452000-78/wilderness-county-utah-lands.html.csp">Wild lands advocates seek expansion of High Uintas Wilderness Area</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Brett Prettyman </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T09:29:30.748-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 09:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wilderness advocates will ask the the Summit County Council tonight to recommend expanding the High Uintas Wilderness Area as part of the public lands process spearheaded by Utah Congressman Rob Bishop. A consortium of groups led by The Wilderness Society (TWS) has outlined 28,000 acres in Summit County that they say are worthy of inclusion in Utah’s largest wilderness area. These roadless lands are on the range’s north slope and eastern fringes, all the way to the Daggett County line. The idea...</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> 58452000@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:29:30 MDT Letter: County jails must better help mentally ill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58447440-82/mental-isolation-inmates-jails.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58447440-82/mental-isolation-inmates-jails.html.csp">Letter: County jails must better help mentally ill</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T13:11:01.387-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 01:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Adam Geller, in his Associated Press article (“Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown,” Sept. 20), observes that “Isolation [and] little if any treatment await many who are thrown in jail with mental-health issues” and that “…inmates with serious mental illnesses are more likely to break rules and stay jailed longer, increasing the chances of weeks or months in isolation that risks inflicting additional psychological damage.” He also notes that “some states have moved to curb long-te...</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> 58447440@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:11:01 MDT Prescription take-back scheduled for Saturday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451295-78/locations-http-prescription-saturday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451295-78/locations-http-prescription-saturday.html.csp">Prescription take-back scheduled for Saturday</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T16:42:06.582-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Got old drugs in your medicine cabinet? Here’s your chance to get rid of them — Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Medications can be left at various collection sites for safe disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., no questions asked. The event is designed to prevent possible drug misuse, accidental poisonings and harm to the environment. The locations in Salt Lake City are Smith’s Marketplace, 600 N. 1174 West, and the east side entrance at the City & County Building, 451 S. State ...</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> 58451295@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:42:06 MDT