DIAMOND - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DIAMOND News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) South Salt Lake approves limits on compost storage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191843-78/diamond-tree-business-compost.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191843-78/diamond-tree-business-compost.html.csp">South Salt Lake approves limits on compost storage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T22:45:00.939-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Salt Lake • A week after firefighters battled two blazes at a mulch plant, the City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved an ordinance that limits the outdoor storage of wood chips and associated materials. The council voted 5-0 for the new requirements, which apply to all businesses in South Salt Lake that store more than 3,600 cubic feet of wood chips or compost at any one time. Under the ordinance, a business can store no more than 510,000 cubic feet of combustible waste material 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58191843@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:45:00 MDT Editorial: South Salt Lake must get serious about fire hazard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58183443-82/business-diamond-lake-pile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58183443-82/business-diamond-lake-pile.html.csp">Editorial: South Salt Lake must get serious about fire hazard</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T11:25:12.698-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What could be more natural, more environmentally friendly, than a compost pile? Little in the way of toxins. Nothing radioactive. An intelligent and sustainable path to reusing old trees, yard waste and the like by recycling them into useful mulch and fertilizer. Tell that to the exhausted firefighters from the South Salt Lake Fire Department. And the many colleagues from 10 other brigades who answered the call at the Diamond Tree Experts’ Green Waste Disposal site twice in the past two weeks. ...</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> 58183443@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:25:12 MDT Second fire at S. Salt Lake compost pile draws neighbors’ ire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173545-78/fire-lake-salt-pile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173545-78/fire-lake-salt-pile.html.csp">Second fire at S. Salt Lake compost pile draws neighbors’ ire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims and pamela manson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T09:08:04.817-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Salt Lake • The second and worst of two fires within the past week at a hill-sized South Salt Lake compost pile has firefighters, neighboring businesses and city officials concerned. Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Bowman acknowledged Friday that angry business owners adjacent to the Diamond Tree Experts’ DT Green Waste Disposal site have expressed their dismay to him, and for good reason. “I heard about it all night,” he said after the 60-foot-high, roughly acre wide pile at 3645 S. 500 West ign...</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> 58173545@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:08:04 MDT Firefighters battling South Salt Lake mulch fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58172013-78/fire-lake-salt-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58172013-78/fire-lake-salt-south.html.csp">Firefighters battling South Salt Lake mulch fire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamELA manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:40:40.971-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Looking at times as if they were walking inside a volcano, firefighters battled a fire Thursday night burning on an enormous pile of compost that covers an acre of land at a South Salt Lake business. The fire spread to two structures and its smoke forced the closure of Interstate 15 and obscured the skies in the Salt Lake Valley. The fire started around 7:30 p.m. at Diamond Tree Experts at 3645 S. 500 West. It burned a structure at the business and spread to a neighboring business, American West...</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> 58172013@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:40:40 MDT Virgin Galactic partners with New Mexico hotel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157224-79/hotel-galactic-virgin-cruces.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157224-79/hotel-galactic-virgin-cruces.html.csp">Virgin Galactic partners with New Mexico hotel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JERI CLAUSING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T12:05:02.293-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 12:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque • Virgin Galactic appears to be getting closer to reaching its long-delayed goal of launching tourists into space. The company said Monday it has selected Hotel Encantado de Las Cruces as the preferred hotel for its elite roster of passengers, who will pay $200,000 a person to make the flights from Spaceport America. The hotel says it will add some high-end suites and services to accommodate the space travelers. It also is working on upgrades that should boost it from a three to a Fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581572242014-07-07T12:05:02.293-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T12:05:02.293-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58157224@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:05:02 MDT $80k for new watch? Rodney Hood says mom would 'kill me' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58134201-62/hood-watch-diamond-draft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58134201-62/hood-watch-diamond-draft.html.csp">$80k for new watch? Rodney Hood says mom would 'kill me'</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T17:21:45.75-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 05:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On draft night, Rodney Hood was wearing a wristwatch worth more than most people make in a year. But the newest Jazzman didn't blow through his first paycheck or anything to look stylish on stage.TMZ.com reported that Hood, whom the Jazz drafted with the 23rd pick, had home to "Rafaello & Co. in NYC —and picked himself up a $50k diamond-coated stainless steel Breitling Bentley watch. He also dropped another $30k on an 18-carat gold and diamond bracelet with princess cut and round diamonds."But ...</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> 58134201@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:21:45 MDT RSL notes: Plata’s back, and so is the diamond http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58041417-77/rsl-plata-saturday-beckerman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58041417-77/rsl-plata-saturday-beckerman.html.csp">RSL notes: Plata’s back, and so is the diamond</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-07T23:02:29.151-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Things looked somewhat more familiar for Real Salt Lake fans Saturday night. The diamond was back. So was forward Joao Plata, who missed the previous two matches with a left hamstring injury. Plata entered the game tied for a team lead with six goals and also added three assists, despite appearing in just nine of RSL’s 14 games this season. Midfielder Luis Gil also made his second straight start after scoring against Columbus in a 1-1 draw on Wednesday. Gil said he still felt “a step or ...</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> 58041417@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 23:02:29 MDT USMNT underwhelming in 2-0 win over Azerbaijan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57997920-77/bradley-twitter-usmnt-2-0.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57997920-77/bradley-twitter-usmnt-2-0.html.csp">USMNT underwhelming in 2-0 win over Azerbaijan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T16:49:28.43-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Do you celebrate a 2-0 win over Azerbaijan? The U.S. men’s national team did Tuesday night in the final sporting farewell to Candlestick Park in San Francisco, Calif. It was the first piece of the three-game Send-Off Series to be ready for Brazil. In truth: It was a fairly unconvincing 90 minutes by the Americans. Twitter trolled the USMNT performance for hours online as what looked to be a potential starting XI against Ghana on June 16 in Natal failed to impress. Captain &...</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> 57997920@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 16:49:28 MDT