CURTIS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CURTIS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah bug official allegedly stole, sold county pesticide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403117-78/johnson-curtis-county-mosquito.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58403117-78/johnson-curtis-county-mosquito.html.csp">Utah bug official allegedly stole, sold county pesticide</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="2014-09-12T07:48:56.939-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 07:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former mosquito abatement officer in Sevier County allegedly skimmed barrels of insecticide and other supplies from the county and resold it at a discount to other counties and municipalities statewide, as well as local farmers. John P. Johnson, who retired as mosquito abatement director in 2012, is accused of pocketing at least $70,000 in sales of pest-control supplies that actually were worth far more to the county, said Sevier County Sheriff Nathan Curtis. “He sold all kinds of different st...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58403117@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:48:56 MDT Eliza Dushku of ‘Buffy,’ ‘Dollhouse’ shares Comic Con stage with mom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58379865-200/dushku-curtis-judy-mormon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58379865-200/dushku-curtis-judy-mormon.html.csp">Eliza Dushku of ‘Buffy,’ ‘Dollhouse’ shares Comic Con stage with mom</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="2014-09-06T15:05:42.043-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 03:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Eliza Dushku started her acting career as a child, her parents hoped it would fizzle out. But Dushku kept landing roles, and is best known today as the television star of Joss Whedon’s “Dollhouse” on FOX and as a veteran of his “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer” on the WB and UPN networks. Raised in the Mormon faith, she often visits Utah to see relatives — but she made her first appearance at Salt Lake Comic Con Friday. She invited her mother, Judy Dushku, to share the couch on stage and help f...</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> 58379865@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 15:05:42 MDT American held in Syria freed after nearly 2 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58334109-68/curtis-release-syria-held.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58334109-68/curtis-release-syria-held.html.csp">American held in Syria freed after nearly 2 years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM KUHNHENN and RYAN LUCAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T14:24:54.225-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 02:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • As the U.S. mourned an American journalist beheaded by Islamic militants, the nation found something of a reprieve with the release of another freelance reporter who had been held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria. Peter Theo Curtis, who wrote under the byline Theo Padnos, was freed Sunday, offering consolation to U.S. officials, a journalism community and family members deeply unnerved by the grisly video of James Foley’s beheading in a desolate dese...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583341092014-08-25T14:24:54.225-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T14:24:54.225-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334109@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:24:54 MDT U.S. journalist held hostage in Syria freed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58332530-68/curtis-syria-foley-release.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58332530-68/curtis-syria-foley-release.html.csp">U.S. journalist held hostage in Syria freed</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T20:01:02.065-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 08:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants. The freed American is 45-year-old Peter Theo Curtis of Massachusetts, who wrote under the byline Theo Padnos. White House national security adviser Susan Rice said Curtis is now safe outside of Syria. Secretary of State John Kerry said Curtis was held by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583325302014-08-24T20:01:02.065-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-24T20:01:02.065-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58332530@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:01:02 MDT UHP: West Valley City man identified as I-80 crash victim http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58288281-78/crash-curtis-uhp-alcohol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58288281-78/crash-curtis-uhp-alcohol.html.csp">UHP: West Valley City man identified as I-80 crash victim</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="2014-08-12T21:06:44.123-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 09:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol on Tuesday released the identity a man killed in weekend crash on Interstate 80 near East Canyon. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said Marc D. Curtis, 48, of West Valley City, died when the stolen Nissan he was driving crashed about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on I-80 near mile marker 133. Troopers suspect that drugs or alcohol, along with excessive speed, played roles in the crash, but it remained under investigation. Furthermore, Curtis was not wearing a seatbelt, UHP said. The westboun...</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> 58288281@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:06:44 MDT