DISTRICT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DISTRICT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah poll troubling for Democrats, third-party candidates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417604-90/commission-congressional-debate-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417604-90/commission-congressional-debate-district.html.csp">Utah poll troubling for Democrats, third-party candidates</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T21:59:04.077-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The new Utah Debate Commission said a third-party candidate had to reach 10 percent in its poll to earn a spot in one of its televised debates. None made the cut. And a few Democrats came surprisingly close to missing out as well. The commission released the survey conducted by Lighthouse Research on Monday, and it is devastating to every political party in the state except for Republicans. The state’s dominant party has massive advantages in each of the four congressional campaigns as well as 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58417604@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:59:04 MDT Utah Supreme Court to hear Draper election dispute http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417112-90/ballot-court-deadline-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417112-90/ballot-court-deadline-district.html.csp">Utah Supreme Court to hear Draper election dispute</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:05:11.445-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A group of Draper residents who collected hundreds of signatures to get a tax referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot only to be shut down by city officials two minutes before the deadline earlier this month will get their day in court. Utah Supreme Court justices will hear the residents’ appeal Wednesday and are expected to issue a ruling that day — the final one for county clerks to complete ballots and get them to overseas and military voters in time to meet the statutory deadline (45 days before 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> 58417112@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:05:11 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 Parents split about teachers carrying guns in school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406579-78/teachers-gun-teacher-parents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406579-78/teachers-gun-teacher-parents.html.csp">Parents split about teachers carrying guns in school</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="2014-09-12T23:02:42.673-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Taylorsville • Emotions at Westbrook Elementary ran the gamut Friday after a teacher’s concealed handgun accidentally discharged, shattering a toilet and injuring her leg. Students first expressed concern, then reflection and, finally, a little humor the day after 6th-grade teacher Michelle Ferguson-Montgomery’s 9 mm Glock went off in a faculty bathroom. “I’m just glad no one was seriously hurt,” said John Ebner, whose son is in fourth grade at Westbrook. “Personally, I’m not a gun person, 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> 58406579@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:02:42 MDT Paul Rolly: Earth to Herriman parents: Obama is the president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58398483-90/sltrib-blaze-district-division.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58398483-90/sltrib-blaze-district-division.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Earth to Herriman parents: Obama is the president</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="2014-09-12T07:16:48.246-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 07:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I mentioned in Wednesday’s column the harassment teachers in Jordan School District received from some parents with too much time on their hands and who probably get all their news from Fox. Here is the rest of the story and a shout-out to the district for standing up to right-wing micromanagers and protecting academic freedom. I wrote about a Herriman High American government teacher who was in the cross hairs of some parents for displaying a Barack Obama poster on the opening day of school. H...</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> 58398483@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:16:48 MDT Report blames Salt Lake City lunch manager for trashing meals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402790-78/report-lunch-parents-shirley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402790-78/report-lunch-parents-shirley.html.csp">Report blames Salt Lake City lunch manager for trashing meals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T20:54:44.207-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A school nutrition manager deserves most of the blame for dumping the meals of 17 Uintah Elementary students earlier this year, according to an independent report released by the Salt Lake City School District on Thursday. The students’ meal accounts were in arrears and they were given a snack of fruit and milk after their lunches were publicly taken away last winter. Outside investigators concluded the school nutrition manager failed to appropriately notify parents that their child’s lunch acc...</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> 58402790@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:54:44 MDT Utah teacher shoots herself in the leg at elementary school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402182-78/teacher-horsley-teachers-carry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402182-78/teacher-horsley-teachers-carry.html.csp">Utah teacher shoots herself in the leg at elementary school</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="2014-09-12T13:45:25.602-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 01:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Taylorsville elementary school teacher somehow shot herself in the leg while in a school restroom. The 6th-grade teacher, Michelle Ferguson-Montgomery, was in a faculty restroom at Westbrook Elementary School (3451 W. 6200 South) on Thursday morning when her handgun went off, said Ben Horsley, spokesman of Granite School District. The accidental shooting occurred at a little before 9 a.m., before school started. No students were around at the time, Horsley said. The bullet entered and exited ...</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> 58402182@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:45:25 MDT Nine arrests in fashion hub money laundering probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58399017-79/fashion-money-district-businesses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58399017-79/fashion-money-district-businesses.html.csp">Nine arrests in fashion hub money laundering probe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AMY TAXIN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T18:20:33.443-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 06:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Federal authorities arrested nine people and seized more than $65 million Wednesday in raids in the fashion district of Los Angeles, marking an unprecedented crackdown on Mexican cartels’ increasing reliance on international trade to launder money from drug sales in the United States. About 1,000 law enforcement officers fanned out across the city’s downtown to search dozens of businesses suspected of taking bulk cash funneled by drug cartels for clothing exported to Mexico. The ra...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583990172014-09-10T18:20:33.443-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T18:20:33.443-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399017@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:20:33 MDT West Jordan pushes to create a downtown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58389384-90/building-center-community-development.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58389384-90/building-center-community-development.html.csp">West Jordan pushes to create a downtown</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T11:28:40.28-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan City is finally pushing forward on a long-envisioned city center development across the street from its city hall. Council members on Wednesday are scheduled to vote on hiring a professional consulting firm to bring in businesses, including a smaller-scale conference center and hotel. The proposed contract anticipates a hotel of at least 90 rooms with a conference center of 10,000 square feet or more. The city also hopes to attract corporations to occupy tens of thousands of square...</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> 58389384@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:28:40 MDT Utah Supreme Court ponders whether grand juries are flawed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373395-78/grand-jury-utah-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373395-78/grand-jury-utah-court.html.csp">Utah Supreme Court ponders whether grand juries are flawed</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="2014-09-05T11:36:17.682-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In a case that appears connected to some high-profile prosecution, the Utah Supreme Court on Thursday pondered whether the state’s grand jury system violates the Utah Constitution. Justices asked whether a panel of judges that refused to convene a grand jury last year for the Salt Lake County district attorney were acting as the judicial or executive branch. If it was the latter, does that violate the “Distribution of Powers” clause of the state constitution? “If [the panel] isn’t a court,” 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> 58373395@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:36:17 MDT Western Editorials: How to, or how not to, build streetcars, read the news, run elections ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374087-82/editorial-http-com-news.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374087-82/editorial-http-com-news.html.csp">Western Editorials: How to, or how not to, build streetcars, read the news, run elections ...</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="2014-09-04T12:06:03.384-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 12:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editorial writers around the West are offering free advice on how to — or, as often, how not to ... Build a streetcar line: — Streetcar saga shows SLC needs better transit process — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “ ... It’s just that, in government, vision is a good thing only when it’s shared vision. That’s not what Salt Lake City has right now. ...” ---------- Read the news: — It’s time to learn from the dangerously quick judgements of the past — Deseret News Editorial “ ... These stories and mor...</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> 58374087@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:06:03 MDT Panelists say more women are needed in political office http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58371417-90/women-utah-love-madsen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58371417-90/women-utah-love-madsen.html.csp">Panelists say more women are needed in political office</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:04:13.317-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah and the nation would benefit and government would be more balanced and better reflect the population if more women were wiling to seek public office. Butfew are willing to take the plunge — especially in Utah, according to a panel of female candidates for Congress and politicos. “[People] come at this thinking it’s really important because we want equality, we want fairness … we want to be alike,” said Natalie Gochnour, associate dean at the University of Utah business school, who worked u...</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> 58371417@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:04:13 MDT Salt Lake City school district delays release of report on school lunch fiasco http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365700-78/parents-district-lunches-shirley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365700-78/parents-district-lunches-shirley.html.csp">Salt Lake City school district delays release of report on school lunch fiasco</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="2014-09-06T10:29:30.19-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 10:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Parents rebuked Salt Lake City school board members Tuesday night, accusing them of “bullying” anyone who seeks answers as to why the district dumped dozens of kids’ lunches in January. “You have no desire to give us the truth,” parent Erica Lukes told board members, who delayed plans to release investigative reports into the policies and actions that led a cafeteria worker to throw out the lunches of students with unpaid debts, after the students had been served. The incident at Uintah Element...</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> 58365700@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10:29:30 MDT VIDEO: Mia Love, Donna McAleer, Luz Robles talk women, politics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58368835-90/utah-sltrib-women-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58368835-90/utah-sltrib-women-com.html.csp">VIDEO: Mia Love, Donna McAleer, Luz Robles talk women, politics</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T20:12:58.329-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are no women serving Utah in elected statewide offices or as representatives at the federal level. But three Utah women are running for national office this year — and they joined the Utah Womens Giving Circle Wednesday night for a conversation about the value of having women help shape the state’s communities. Tickets sold out — but The Salt Lake Tribune livestreamed the event at www.sltrib.com. Jennifer Napier-Pearce of The Tribune moderated. The panelists included: Donna McAleer, U.S...</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> 58368835@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 20:12:58 MDT Fundraising in Utah AG’s race slowed post- John Swallow http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58366136-90/attorney-campaign-democratic-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58366136-90/attorney-campaign-democratic-district.html.csp">Fundraising in Utah AG’s race slowed post- John Swallow</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T10:42:38.132-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After years of scandal stemming from money and campaign contributions flowing to the attorney general’s race, it appears both candidates have taken a more reserved approach, although big donations continue to flow to Republican incumbent Attorney General Sean Reyes. Reyes has received a handful of contributions in excess of $10,000 during the campaign, including a $20,000 donation last week from a renewable-energy company. Reyes has raised more than $262,000 since taking office last December and...</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> 58366136@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:42:38 MDT Former special ed student now leads Utah school district http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339659-78/hughes-tintic-evans-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339659-78/hughes-tintic-evans-district.html.csp">Former special ed student now leads Utah school district</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T14:38:57.402-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 02:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eureka • As a boy, Kodey Hughes didn’t think much about his future because it didn’t seem very promising. He grew up the son of a single father in tiny Mammoth in western Utah. He had a learning disability that made reading difficult. Hughes didn’t read his first full book until seventh grade. “I wasn’t the kid in the class that was supposed to go to college,” Hughes said. But he did go to college, and much further. The former special-education student now leads the 250-student Tintic School Dis...</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> 58339659@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:38:57 MDT Utah officer justified in shooting, wounding man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353025-78/peterson-adams-jordan-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353025-78/peterson-adams-jordan-court.html.csp">Utah officer justified in shooting, wounding man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:43.192-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office has ruled that a West Jordan police officer who shot and wounded a man in July was legally justified in using deadly force. A report issued Friday cleared officer Ian Adams in the July 10 shooting of 32-year-old Timothy James Peterson at the Jordan Landing shopping complex. Peterson was carrying a metal bar that was bent in the shape of a handgun, which had a red laser taped to the “barrel,” the report said. When Peterson drew the facsimile weapon...</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> 58353025@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:43 MDT Utah cafeteria worker who threw out kids’ lunches resigns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335879-78/district-kids-lunches-shirley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335879-78/district-kids-lunches-shirley.html.csp">Utah cafeteria worker who threw out kids’ lunches resigns</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:13:35.808-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The cafeteria worker who earlier this year threw away dozens of kids’ lunches after their parents failed to pay for the food on time has resigned from Uintah Elementary School. Salt Lake City School District spokesman Jason Olsen confirmed on Monday that the worker, known as Miss Shirley, resigned last week. He said the district did not ask her to leave, and it was her decision. He did not respond to a question about whether it had to do with the lunch incident earlier this year. Attempts to rea...</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> 58335879@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:13:35 MDT Utah Debate Commission names moderators http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58334990-90/candidates-commission-congressional-debate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58334990-90/candidates-commission-congressional-debate.html.csp">Utah Debate Commission names moderators</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T22:55:19.62-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Broadcast veterans Ken Verdoia and Barbara Smith, along with Brigham Young University political scientist David Magleby, will moderate a series of congressional and attorney general candidate debates leading up to the Nov. 4 election. Behind the scenes, Nathan Hill, a director of Brazil’s 2016 Summer Olympics and 11-time director of the Stadium of Fire July Fourth broadcast in Provo, will run the show, overseeing debate production. The moderator and producer lineup was announced Monday by 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> 58334990@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:55:19 MDT Utah kids endure rainy first day at school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335655-78/lake-salt-students-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335655-78/lake-salt-students-district.html.csp">Utah kids endure rainy first day at school</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T20:31:27.631-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 08:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Children dodged rain outside Bonneville Elementary in Salt Lake City after the first day of school Monday. Students in the Salt Lake City, Granite and Davis school districts returned to classes Monday. Jordan District high school students also returned to class. Canyons and Alpine district students had their first day last week.</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> 58335655@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:31:27 MDT