DRAPER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DRAPER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Allstate hiring for new Draper center http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57827180-79/allstate-center-draper-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57827180-79/allstate-center-draper-service.html.csp">Allstate hiring for new Draper center</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T22:18:09.947-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Allstate insurance has opened a new service center in Draper and has 35 open positions and plans to hire up to 100 more employees in the next year. “We chose Draper because of its attractive cost of living, a competitive job market and a large talent pool,” said Bill Ballinger, Allstate’s Senior Vice President, Agency Contact Center Operations. “Opening this office will expand Allstate’s service capabilities for our 9,400 agencies and help us better protect our customers.” Of the 35 open positio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57827180@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:18:09 MDT Furniture giant RC Willey opens its largest store in Draper http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57791478-79/willey-store-furniture-stores.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57791478-79/willey-store-furniture-stores.html.csp">Furniture giant RC Willey opens its largest store in Draper</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T19:46:48.046-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 07:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Draper • In the 1950s and 1960s, Sugar House served as the Salt Lake Valley’s furniture center with iconic stores such as Southeast, Granite, Rockwood, Forseys and Sterling providing single-stop shopping. These days, Utah’s biggest concentration of furniture stores can be found near the junction of Interstate 15 and Bangerter Highway in Draper. The opening Wednesday of RC Willey’s first new Utah store since 1990 brings the number of stores on the north side of Bangerter to eight. “We think 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> 57791478@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:46:48 MDT Controversial intersection design won’t hurt businesses, UDOT says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57766082-90/turn-thru-layton-intersection.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57766082-90/turn-thru-layton-intersection.html.csp">Controversial intersection design won’t hurt businesses, UDOT says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T16:59:54.892-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A newfangled ThrU Turn intersection already killed one Common Cents convenience store in Draper. So the company is not exactly thrilled that another is now planned in Layton where another Common Cents sits. “You’re gonna kill me — I’m going to be dead,” Jim Sachs, operations manager for Common Cents, correctly predicted to state highway officials in 2010 about his Draper store on 12300 South near Interstate 15, records show. This time, he says, traffic is already so horrible along Hill Field Roa...</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> 57766082@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 16:59:54 MDT As veto deadline nears, governor signs scores of bills http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57760380-90/bills-herbert-rep-allow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57760380-90/bills-herbert-rep-allow.html.csp">As veto deadline nears, governor signs scores of bills</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T22:04:59.198-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert released a list Tuesday of 70 more bills from the 2014 Legislature that he signed into law. That leaves 183 awaiting his possible signature on Wednesday — the deadline for Herbert to veto bills, sign them or allow them to become law without his signature. Several education groups have been pushing Herbert to veto SB257. It squeaked through the House on a 38-37 vote minutes before midnight on the final night of the Legislature, and would ask a panel of parent volunteers now 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> 57760380@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:04:59 MDT Attendance is way up at new Loveland Living Planet Aquarium http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754928-223/aquarium-living-planet-loveland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754928-223/aquarium-living-planet-loveland.html.csp">Attendance is way up at new Loveland Living Planet Aquarium</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T22:06:47.387-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utahns are demonstrating a definite affinity for fish at the newly opened Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. According to aquarium staff, the facility attracted nearly 40,000 visitors in its first six days of operation. That’s almost 9 percent of the total attendance in 2012, the last full year the older facility in Sandy was open. (The previous aquarium closed in early September 2013 in preparation for the move.) The new facility in Draper is more than three times the size of the old one and fe...</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> 57754928@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:06:47 MDT Despite opposition, The Ridge in Draper will serve booze http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57729559-223/ridge-area-booze-draper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57729559-223/ridge-area-booze-draper.html.csp">Despite opposition, The Ridge in Draper will serve booze</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="2014-03-26T19:24:33.873-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 07:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When The Ridge at Lone Peak opens this summer, patrons will be able to enjoy wine, beer and cocktails with their wood-fired pizzas — even though a few area residents don’t want booze in their hillside neighborhood. On Tuesday, the state liquor commission unanimously approved a full-service restaurant license for The Ridge at 14886 S. Traverse Ridge Road. The building had been vacant for more than five years and had fallen into disrepair, brothers Calvin and Todd Wadsworth told the board. The Wad...</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> 57729559@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:24:33 MDT Sneak preview: Loveland Living Planet Aquarium opening http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57725355-200/aquarium-draper-iframe-living.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57725355-200/aquarium-draper-iframe-living.html.csp">Sneak preview: Loveland Living Planet Aquarium opening</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T19:11:58.721-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 07:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium opens in Draper Tuesday morning. There are about 5,000 animals making the move from the older, much smaller aquarium in Sandy to the new 136,000-square-foot facility in Draper. Check out photos and video from the Trib’s sneak preview of the new aquarium.</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> 57725355@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:11:58 MDT Letter: If ACA were called Romneycare, Utah would embrace it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57702738-82/romneycare-aca-changed-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57702738-82/romneycare-aca-changed-utah.html.csp">Letter: If ACA were called Romneycare, Utah would embrace it</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T01:01:04.924-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It is my guess that if we changed not a word of content in the ACA, but simply changed the author and name from Obamacare to Romneycare, we would find Utah politicians had zero problem instituting the associated Medicaid program for the poor. If I am correct, what does that say about our local leaders and their political vs. social priorities? Gail L. Porritt Draper</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> 57702738@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 01:01:04 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - March 18, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57696105-227/photo-tribune-2014-aquarium.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57696105-227/photo-tribune-2014-aquarium.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - March 18, 2014</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="2014-03-17T21:14:02.635-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 09:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune The shark tunnel at the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper, Utah Monday, March 17, 2014. Read more here: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57695056-223/aquarium-sharks-draper-living.html.csp</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> 57696105@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:14:02 MDT Utah company HZO makes a splash in mobile electronics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57643004-79/company-hzo-bartholomeusz-process.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57643004-79/company-hzo-bartholomeusz-process.html.csp">Utah company HZO makes a splash in mobile electronics</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T21:44:11.755-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Back in 2012 at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Draper company HZO made a big splash. Then-CEO Paul Clayson wowed attendees by taking his iPhone, which was treated with a chemical process developed by HZO, and dropping it into a tank of water. The screen was still on. The music from the phone was still playing. People were in awe. That simple demonstration is all it took to reveal the power of the company’s new process. The national news media went crazy, 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> 57643004@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:44:11 MDT House OKs new prison commission http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57674042-90/commission-bill-prison-lawmakers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57674042-90/commission-bill-prison-lawmakers.html.csp">House OKs new prison commission</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T07:14:48.827-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 07:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The House gave its approve Wednesday to create a new commission to locate a new home for the state prison now in Draper. The House passed SB268 on a 64-8 vote. Because it included an amendment to slightly cut spending for the panel, the bill was sent back to the Senate for a final vote. “The focus of this commission is a new prison. It [the bill] actually prohibits this commission from working on or doing anything related to the development of the ground in Draper,” said Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kays...</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> 57674042@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:14:48 MDT Letter: Make site of Draper prison a lovely park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57659486-82/prison-park-site-700.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57659486-82/prison-park-site-700.html.csp">Letter: Make site of Draper prison a lovely park</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T01:01:03.103-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To those in the Legislature who want to move the Utah State Prison from its present location: You may have my full support and approval when you do with the vacant land what they did with the last prison site in Sugar House: make it a public park. Imagine nearly 700 acres of open space with walking paths, streams and wildlife, all surrounded by a plethora of trees to help cleanse our murky air. Steven M. Brophy Sale Lake City</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> 57659486@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Letter: Google Fiber offers what we all need in 21st century http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57660892-82/fiber-google-brainer-charge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57660892-82/fiber-google-brainer-charge.html.csp">Letter: Google Fiber offers what we all need in 21st century</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T01:01:03.659-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As I watch our world shrink, I clearly see the need for ultra-high-speed Internet access and content delivery into our homes and businesses. I scratch my head that there is discussion on this subject at all. Perhaps the discussion should be about implementation and rollout. Of course it will cost, everything of value does. The good people at Google Fiber have vast resources to the tune of billions of dollars, so the financial aspect of this is a no-brainer (“Google Fiber could be on its way to...</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> 57660892@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Two years and no closure in murdered Utah teen’s case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57665110-78/anne-kasprzak-family-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57665110-78/anne-kasprzak-family-police.html.csp">Two years and no closure in murdered Utah teen’s case</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="2014-03-11T22:01:25.157-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two years later and still no answers. The last time Anne Kasprzak’s family saw her was 7:30 p.m. on the night of March 10, 2012, when she went to her bedroom to listen to music. Her parents went to check on her about 45 minutes later, but the 15-year-old was gone, apparently having secretly slipped out of their Riverton home. Her parents immediately reported her disappearance to police. The next day, her body was found in the Jordan River near the parkway bridge at 12600 South, beaten beyond re...</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> 57665110@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:01:25 MDT Letter: Draper prison like an old car when what you want is a new one http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57647037-82/prison-car-draper-moving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57647037-82/prison-car-draper-moving.html.csp">Letter: Draper prison like an old car when what you want is a new one</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T01:01:06.453-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. That is what Utah legislators are doing to relocate the Draper prison. How many surveys do they need to prove that it is not cost-effective to move the prison? They seem to keep moving the monies around till they make it look good. They are not thinking about the taxpayers, but only how much money they can put in their pockets. There is plenty of land there to just expand the prison one building at a time until all buildings are up-to-date. Movi...</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> 57647037@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:01:06 MDT Cops nab last two youth work camp escapees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57641430-78/youths-arrested-camp-draper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57641430-78/youths-arrested-camp-draper.html.csp">Cops nab last two youth work camp escapees</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T23:11:37.245-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The two remaining youths who escaped from a Draper juvenile corrections work camp were captured Thursday night. Authorities picked up a 16-year-old Draper boy and a 15-year-old Sandy boy in Salt Lake City about 10 p.m., according to Department of Human Services spokeswoman Elizabeth Sollis. They were taken to a detention facility. The boys were part of a group of four youths who escaped from the Genesis Youth Center on Tuesday night. The other escapees, an 18-year-old Vernal boy and a 17-year-...</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> 57641430@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:11:37 MDT Letter: Draper has cart before horse on prison property development http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57631066-82/prison-draper-vision-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57631066-82/prison-draper-vision-public.html.csp">Letter: Draper has cart before horse on prison property development</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T09:06:36.307-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Apparently the Draper city fathers haven’t seriously considered that a new prison site has to be selected and purchased; plans drawn, bids solicited, evaluated, and awarded; and a prison actually built and operational before the 700 acres the prison now occupies will be in their hands. The public should be presented with architectural renderings of the new prison before we see renderings of the new Draper (“Draper City shares its vision for prison site,” Tribune, Feb. 21). Cart before horse? ...</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> 57631066@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:06:36 MDT Plans for tonight: Hip-hop youth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57614786-66/com-www-http-facebook.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57614786-66/com-www-http-facebook.html.csp">Plans for tonight: Hip-hop youth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T12:31:02.948-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 12:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">• The “All I Wanna Do Tour,” headlined by hip-hop artist T. Mills, lands at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening act: Blackbear. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $15, at Smith’s Tix. • Country/blues musician Charles Ellsworth performs at Bar Deluxe, 666 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Vincent Draper, Oh Dear!, Issac Russell. Show starts at 8. Tickets are $7, at 24Tix.</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> 57614786@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:31:02 MDT In Their Own Words: Moving the Draper prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57593155-78/draper-prison-hcr-moving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57593155-78/draper-prison-hcr-moving.html.csp">In Their Own Words: Moving the Draper prison</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T09:51:41.167-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 09:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">House Concurrent Resolution 8, or HCR8, would affirm the legislature’s support of moving the Utah State Prison out of Draper. Sponsor Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, says the resolution only spells out legislative support of relocation. It does not indicate a preferred relocation site, timing or how the Draper property would be used after the prison vacates the site. jnpearce@sltrib.com Twitter: @jnpearce</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> 57593155@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:51:41 MDT Prison relocation clears House committee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57593076-90/prison-committee-utah-hcr.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57593076-90/prison-committee-utah-hcr.html.csp">Prison relocation clears House committee</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T21:55:15.559-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The House Economic Development committee on Monday unanimously passed a resolution backing efforts to move the Utah State Prison from Draper. Rep. Brad R. Wilson, R-Kaysville, said interest in expanding the high-tech corridor some refer to as “Silicon Slopes” is not the only motive behind the proposal. The current prison facility is falling apart and impedes the Utah Department of Corrections’ ability to provide cutting-edge programs aimed at helping inmates succeed once they rejoin their commun...</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> 57593076@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:55:15 MDT