CROSSING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CROSSING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Bush still king of incompetence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58165489-82/obama-bush-incompetence-crossing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58165489-82/obama-bush-incompetence-crossing.html.csp">Letter: Bush still king of incompetence</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:11:02.511-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sheila Thompson (“Too many signs of Obama incompetence,” July 7) says President Obama is incompetent because of (working backward) the VA scandal, Lois Lerner’s lost emails, changes to Obamacare, recess appointments, illegal children crossing the border, Syria ignoring “the red line,” release of Taliban prisoners, and Benghazi. Mischaracterizations of the President’s actions aside, I submit none of it could be in the same universe of badness as George Bush and Dick Cheney starting the Ir...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58165489@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:11:02 MDT Letter: Too many signs of Obama incompetence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58154691-82/obama-percent-caused-crossing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58154691-82/obama-percent-caused-crossing.html.csp">Letter: Too many signs of Obama incompetence</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T17:13:34.005-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recent polls show 57 percent of people disapprove of President Obama’s handling of foreign policy, a 41 percent approval rating, with 54 percent believing he is unable to lead the country. The administration discussed a Status of Forces Agreement with Iraq, but didn’t “vehemently pursue it.” Obama’s disengagement caused lost influence politically and diplomatically. Syria’s crossing of the “red line”, releasing 5 high-ranking Taliban from Guantanamo Bay, and the Benghazi debacle makes us look ...</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> 58154691@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:13:34 MDT West Jordan TRAX-car crash causes injuries, delays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124064-78/train-barron-car-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124064-78/train-barron-car-west.html.csp">West Jordan TRAX-car crash causes injuries, delays</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="2014-06-28T15:08:24.189-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 03:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A car hit a TRAX train in West Jordan on Friday afternoon, causing injuries and delaying trains. A train was passing through a crossing near 9000 South and 3400 West about 1:10 p.m., when a car stopped at the crossing went through the arms and collided with the train, said Utah Transit Authority spokesman Remi Barron. The driver of the vehicle went to the hospital in serious condition, Barron said. One person on the train also complained of leg pain, Barron added. Trains were delayed 5 to 10 min...</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> 58124064@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:08:24 MDT Crossing repair work will slow some TRAX lines this weekend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58094393-78/midvale-7200-delays-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58094393-78/midvale-7200-delays-south.html.csp">Crossing repair work will slow some TRAX lines this weekend</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="2014-06-20T13:30:54.747-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 01:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Transit Authority is warning TRAX riders about weekend delays due to rail crossing repair work at 7200 South and 180 West. UTA says its Blue Line routes will see delays of less than 10 minutes on Saturday at Midvale Fort Union and Midvale Center stations. On Sunday, Blue and Red line trains will see similar delays at the Midvale Fort Union, Midvale Center and Fashion Place West stations. Also, from 8 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday, the northbound Interstate 15 off-ramp at 7200 South wil...</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> 58094393@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:30:54 MDT Letter: A crossing guard thanks safe drivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58035867-82/thank-drivers-safe-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58035867-82/thank-drivers-safe-west.html.csp">Letter: A crossing guard thanks safe drivers</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T16:16:02.842-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I am a school crossing guard on 3100 South and 3450 West, and as the school year ends I would like thank everyone for slowing down through school zones and keeping our children safe. Thank you to the UTA bus drivers, the truck drivers, and all of you who have a friendly wave or a nod of the head as you pass by. Your friendliness makes my days. Thank you to the West Valley Police Department for the job they do to help control the traffic. A thank you in advance for continuing to drive safely all ...</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> 58035867@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:16:02 MDT