COUNTY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COUNTY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake City marketing itself as ‘Ski City USA’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420654-79/ski-lake-salt-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420654-79/ski-lake-salt-campaign.html.csp">Salt Lake City marketing itself as ‘Ski City USA’</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="2014-09-16T15:17:05.532-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 03:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are any number of cool ski towns, but Salt Lake is now laying claim to be the only legitimate Ski City. “Ski City USA” is the new moniker that Visit Salt Lake and the four ski resorts in the Cottonwood Canyons will be pitching in marketing campaigns to attract destination skiers. “Once you’ve stayed in Ski City, you’ll never stay in a ski town” is the tagline for the $1.8 million campaign, which emphasizes the proximity of four world-class ski areas (Solitude, Brighton, Snowbird and Alta)...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58420654@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:17:05 MDT County council candidates to debate Tuesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416332-90/candidates-council-county-debate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416332-90/candidates-council-county-debate.html.csp">County council candidates to debate Tuesday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T10:56:43.286-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake County Council candidates Micah Bruner and Jenny Wilson will square off from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday in a debate at The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 South, in Salt Lake City. Democrat Wilson and Republican Bruner are vying for the six-year, at-large council seat being vacated by longtime county official Randy Horiuchi. This is the first of three political debates organized by the Alliance for a Better Utah, the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society and community radio station KCPW. Other ...</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> 58416332@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:56:43 MDT Salt Lake County health inspectors shut down Midvale taco cart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416939-223/health-sink-washing-cart.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416939-223/health-sink-washing-cart.html.csp">Salt Lake County health inspectors shut down Midvale taco cart</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T08:53:54.983-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 08:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tacos El Pariente I food cart, which operated at 165 W. 7200 South in Midvale, was shut down Sunday, after health inspectors discovered it had no operational sink for employee hand washing. “The permit is being suspended for an imminent health hazard,” according to a notice on the Salt Lake County Health Department website. The health violations include: • No hand sink convenient and accessible in food preparation area. • No soap at hand sink. • No hand drying provision at hand sink. • Person in...</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> 58416939@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:53:54 MDT Morgan County owners envision resort on sage grouse turf http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407399-78/grouse-sage-county-property.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407399-78/grouse-sage-county-property.html.csp">Morgan County owners envision resort on sage grouse turf</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="2014-09-16T10:43:49.114-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Morgan County officials are weighing a request to rezone an undeveloped piece of the Wasatch Back to allow a resort on critical sage grouse lek, or habitat. The development proposal could damage the state’s most popular lek, where birders flock every April to observe the grouse’s peculiar mating ritual. Property owners’ plans for their 2,800 acres of land have sparked an outcry from conservationists as well as locals who fear high-density development would degrade the rural character and quiet o...</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> 58407399@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:43:49 MDT Utah teen accused in deputy’s death gets February trial date http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407716-78/county-utah-grunwald-trial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407716-78/county-utah-grunwald-trial.html.csp">Utah teen accused in deputy’s death gets February trial date</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="2014-09-15T22:06:07.694-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • A two-week trial was set Monday for the Draper teen charged in connection to a January shooting, in which she and her boyfriend allegedly tore through two counties as he shot and killed one police officer and wounded another. Meagan Dakota Grunwald, now 18, is charged as an adult with aggravated murder, a first-degree felony, and 11 other charges related to the Jan. 30 death of Utah County Sgt. Cory Wride near Lehi and the wounding of Utah County Sheriff’s Deputy Greg Sherwood in Santaq...</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> 58407716@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:06:07 MDT Child safety: Check your car seat expiration date http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417346-78/car-lake-salt-seats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417346-78/car-lake-salt-seats.html.csp">Child safety: Check your car seat expiration date</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By annie Knox</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T07:37:52.633-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 07:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Car seats have a shelf life a little longer than a can of tomatoes — six years. But just to be safe, new mom Katie Blackburn-Conway, 38, waited while Safe Kids workers inspected her 1-year-old daughter’s car seat for an expiration date Monday at the Road Home shelter in Salt Lake City. “There’s always that little chance you’re not doing something right,” she said. “I want to make sure.” National Child Passenger Safety Week started Sunday, and Primary Children’s Hospital, Salt Lake County and Sal...</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> 58417346@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:37:52 MDT Utah County deputies nab 6, expect more arrests in kidnapping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58415212-78/girl-cannon-county-debt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58415212-78/girl-cannon-county-debt.html.csp">Utah County deputies nab 6, expect more arrests in kidnapping</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="2014-09-15T22:06:07.603-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah County sheriff’s deputies arrested five adults and a juvenile over the weekend after a teenage girl was allegedly abducted and a man stabbed in a gang-related dispute over a debt. More arrests were anticipated. Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said the investigation was continuing Monday into specifics about the case, which began with a search in the Orem area for the missing girl early Sunday morning. Interviews with several people led to discovery of an abandoned vehicle — in which the girl...</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> 58415212@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:06:07 MDT Rich County man shoots, kills brother in hunting accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58418097-78/brother-county-rich-accident.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58418097-78/brother-county-rich-accident.html.csp">Rich County man shoots, kills brother in hunting accident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T07:56:37.876-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 07:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 49-year-old Rich County man was shot to death by his brother in a hunting accident Saturday afternoon. The men, who were not immediately identified, had been stalking antelope near Little Creek Reservoir about 6:30 p.m. when one of the men took a shot at an animal, according to a statement from the Rich County Sheriff’s Office. The shooter didn’t see his brother kneeling or sitting near him. A bullet struck the victim in his head. He died immediately. No charges have been filed in the case, 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> 58418097@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:56:37 MDT Missing Paradise man found dead in Cache County canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417460-78/cache-county-dead-missing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417460-78/cache-county-dead-missing.html.csp">Missing Paradise man found dead in Cache County canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:04:34.024-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 61-year-old man who had been missing for more 10 days has been found dead in Blacksmith Fork Canyon, east of Hyrum. Osmer Michael Baker, of Paradise, was last seen on Sept. 5 in Logan, according to the Cache County Sheriff’s Office. A Utah Department of Transportation mowing crew found the missing man’s body on the side of the road. Officials said it appeared he had died due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, though the state medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine c...</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> 58417460@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:04:34 MDT Utah state agencies big users of military weapons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402710-78/police-utah-state-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402710-78/police-utah-state-county.html.csp">Utah state agencies big users of military weapons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nate Carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:09:48.352-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New data show that the Utah state government — from the attorney general to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources — has acquired a lot of surplus military weapons and gear. The Utah Highway Patrol alone possess 250 M-14 rifles. There were 412 state troopers at the end of 2012, according to state data. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has 84 M-14s, though the head of law enforcement for that agency said the DWR has been trying to return the rifles to the Department of Defense. The DWR...</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> 58402710@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:09:48 MDT Bear attack in Wyoming kills Utah man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416593-68/bear-stewart-body-research.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416593-68/bear-stewart-body-research.html.csp">Bear attack in Wyoming kills Utah man</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="2014-09-16T10:07:46.41-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Officials from Wyoming’s Game and Fish Department confirmed late Monday that a 31-year-old Utah man had been killed by a bear. The body of Adam Thomas Stewart, 31, was found adjacent to two deer carcasses that bears had been feeding on in Bridger-Teton National Forest. A release from the Wyoming wildlife agency said Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan “indicated the pathologist’s preliminary report stated the individual suffered blunt force trauma from a probable bear bite.” Evidence collected at...</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> 58416593@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:07:46 MDT Salt Lake County wants dumpster pickups to be rotated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407248-78/district-waste-residents-schedule.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407248-78/district-waste-residents-schedule.html.csp">Salt Lake County wants dumpster pickups to be rotated</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="2014-09-14T01:01:02.32-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When should those dumpsters show up in your neighborhood to collect tree branches,old sofas and other junk too big for weekly disposal? Should it be the same time every year, so you know when to expect it? Or should the dumpster drop-off schedule be rotated every year? That way, if your turn wasn’t until mid-summer this year, next time around you would be in line for a week in spring or fall, more traditional cleanup periods. Salt Lake County Council members decided unanimously last week that 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> 58407248@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT See what military weapons your Utah police or sheriff’s office has http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403582-78/county-sheriff-utah-map.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403582-78/county-sheriff-utah-map.html.csp">See what military weapons your Utah police or sheriff’s office has</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T07:45:02.263-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 07:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Data obtained by Muckrock.com shows what surplus military weapons Utah police forces posses. The map shows which city or county police forces received weapons. Or click here for a larger view of the map. State agencies have surplus military weapons and equipment, too, according to Defense Department data provided to Muckrock.com: • The Utah Attorney General’s Office has 15 M-16s. • The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources 84 M-14s, though the agency is trying to return them to the Defense Depa...</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> 58403582@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:45:02 MDT Southern California fire 20 percent contained http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413117-68/california-fire-orange-contained.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413117-68/california-fire-orange-contained.html.csp">Southern California fire 20 percent contained</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T15:01:02.067-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 03:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Ana, Calif. • A wildfire in Southern California was 20 percent contained on Sunday but more than 200 homes remained evacuated near the Cleveland National Forest, authorities said. More than 1,000 firefighters and fire personnel were battling the 2 ½ square mile blaze that broke out Friday in Orange County’s Silverado Canyon. Six firefighters have suffered minor injuries, many of them heat-related as temperatures reach triple-digits, said Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi. ...</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> 58413117@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:01:02 MDT Vernal man dies in ATV rollover http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412629-78/atv-county-release-uintah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412629-78/atv-county-release-uintah.html.csp">Vernal man dies in ATV rollover</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="2014-09-15T08:44:06.72-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 08:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Vernal man died Saturday night after his all-terrain vehicle crashed in Uintah County. Alan Heiner, 37, was riding an ATV north on 3000 West in the community of Maeser when he failed to negotiate a turn near 2000 North, according to a Uintah County Sheriff’s Office news release. About 9:20 p.m., the ATV went off the road and struck multiple road signs, rolling once, the release adds. Heiner was thrown from the ATV as it rolled, and died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet at the time 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> 58412629@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:44:06 MDT Deputies fish four vehicles out of reservoir http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58410352-78/vehicles-reservoir-deputies-release.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58410352-78/vehicles-reservoir-deputies-release.html.csp">Deputies fish four vehicles out of reservoir</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="2014-09-13T18:28:02.003-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 06:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Weber County sheriff’s deputies fished four vehicles out of Pineview Reservoir on Saturday, at least one of which was stolen about two weeks ago. Deputies recently found the cars near the dam while testing new sonar equipment. The vehicles appear to have been dumped off the embankment of the pull-outs on the reservoir’s south side, according to a Weber County Sheriff’s Office news release. The vehicles were about 30 to 50 feet from the shore, and submerged under 30 to 40 feet of water. Divers 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> 58410352@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:28:02 MDT Rolly: SUU president caves to extremists in renaming Reid Center http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58403752-90/reid-center-cozzens-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58403752-90/reid-center-cozzens-sltrib.html.csp">Rolly: SUU president caves to extremists in renaming Reid Center</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="2014-09-13T12:47:39.286-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 12:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt’s caving in to narrow special interests in the tea party pocket of southwestern Utah is the latest example of political bullying of timid officials that allows the minority to dictate to the majority. Wyatt, in a move that has once again shown Utah to be a land ruled by petty political potentates, removed the name of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from the university’s Center for Outdoor Engagement. The center is not a building, mind you. It’s 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> 58403752@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:47:39 MDT County Republicans file complaint against sheriff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407981-90/county-sheriff-winder-bearcat.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407981-90/county-sheriff-winder-bearcat.html.csp">County Republicans file complaint against sheriff</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="2014-09-13T11:33:06.897-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake County Republican Party asked the federal Office of Special Counsel and the county district attorney’s office on Friday to investigate alleged campaign violations by Democratic Sheriff Jim Winder. Chairman Dale Ash said the party’s executive committee decided Thursday night to pursue formal complaints against the sheriff for using an armored vehicle on loan to the Unified Police Department at an October 2013 fundraising event in Grantsville. “Good,” Winder responded Friday afternoo...</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> 58407981@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:33:06 MDT Op-ed: Utah’s sage grouse plan may flunk its first test http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58403774-82/grouse-sage-county-plan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58403774-82/grouse-sage-county-plan.html.csp">Op-ed: Utah’s sage grouse plan may flunk its first test</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Allison Jones</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T17:28:01.893-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 05:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The folks in the room at a recent Morgan County Planning Commission meeting had little idea how significant their vote would be. In considering whether to begin development next to a sage grouse lek, they held in their hands the fate of the greater sage grouse in our state. The issue at hand seemed deceptively benign — changing a designation on the County General Planning map for nearly 3,000 acres from “Natural Resources/Recreation” status to “Master Planned Community.” Pending approval from...</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> 58403774@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:28:01 MDT Summit County: Coalville man found dead in field http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58405882-78/bridge-broberg-body-coalville.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58405882-78/bridge-broberg-body-coalville.html.csp">Summit County: Coalville man found dead in field</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="2014-09-12T22:46:03.433-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Summit County searchers early Friday found the body of a man reported missing after he failed to return from walking his dog on Thursday. Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Bridge confirmed that Allen Dale Broberg, 44, of Coalville, was found about 12:30 a.m. Friday in a field, near an old rail line trail in the rural Hoytsville area. There were no initial indications of foul play. Broberg was known to suffer seizures when he drank, and an empty whiskey bottle was found near his body, Bridge said. His family a...</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> 58405882@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:46:03 MDT