DRAPER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DRAPER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Draper kills referendum two minutes before the deadline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58369610-90/ballot-county-deadline-draper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58369610-90/ballot-county-deadline-draper.html.csp">Draper kills referendum two minutes before the deadline</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="2014-09-03T22:54:52.969-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Residents in the Traverse Ridge area of Draper have been working for months to get a referendum on November’s ballot to eliminate what they see as double taxation. But at 4:58 p.m. Tuesday — two minutes before the deadline for the city to approve final ballot language — city officials informed organizers they were pulling the plug. County and state election officials were surprised, saying they can’t recall such an eleventh-hour rejection. Organizers feel betrayed. But city officials say the 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> 58369610@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:54:52 MDT Draper honors police Sgt. Derek Johnson on anniversary of his slaying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58358501-78/johnson-draper-police-derek.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58358501-78/johnson-draper-police-derek.html.csp">Draper honors police Sgt. Derek Johnson on anniversary of his slaying</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="2014-09-02T11:02:58.037-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Shante Johnson was in seventh grade when she began leaving notes from a secret admirer in the locker of her husband-to-be. “Derek and I are soulmates,” she said tearfully Monday night, one year after Draper Sgt. Derek Johnson was gunned down at the end of a graveyard shift. “I don’t think many 12-year-olds make it to the altar of eternity and stay that way.” After a year of somber, heartbreaking services, Monday’s memorial brought both laughter and tears to the 200 friends, relatives, colleagu...</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> 58358501@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:02:58 MDT Food briefs: Cheese winners, Bluegrass and BBQ and new farm stand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58247413-223/cheese-produce-utah-ikea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58247413-223/cheese-produce-utah-ikea.html.csp">Food briefs: Cheese winners, Bluegrass and BBQ and new farm stand</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T20:56:02.103-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 08:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah cheesemakers win awards Utah cheesemakers brought home four awards from the 2014 American Cheese Society (ACS) competition, the largest contest for artisan and specialty cheeses makers in North and South America. Gold Creek Farms in Woodland was a double winner, earning first place in the smoked cheddar category and a third place for its truffle butter. The Oolite Cheese Company in Manti and its Old Yeller cheese won second place in the blue-veined with rind category. And Beehive Cheese Co...</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> 58247413@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:56:02 MDT Letters: Bounce this off your head http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58259096-82/bounce-agrees-congress-current.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58259096-82/bounce-agrees-congress-current.html.csp">Letters: Bounce this off your head</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T09:26:02.724-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This is why the current U.S. Congress is like soccer. Nothing happens until the last five minutes. Then, everyone agrees on how great getting a tie is. Steve Nowack 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> 58259096@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:26:02 MDT Police: Utah man killed self in explosive house fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237485-78/fire-police-friday-broadhurst.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237485-78/fire-police-friday-broadhurst.html.csp">Police: Utah man killed self in explosive house fire</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="2014-07-29T20:38:48.821-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 08:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Draper man started an explosive house fire on Friday after sending a note to friends and family saying he was ready to kill himself, police said Tuesday. Paul Broadhurst, 40 — who died Friday night — was the only one home when the house at 15082 S. Junction Circle (235 East) ignited. Draper police Deputy Chief John Eining said authorities believe Broadhurst started the fire to end his life. Eining did not release specific language from the suicide note. Police and fire crews responded to 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> 58237485@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:38:48 MDT Fatal Draper house fire was intentionally set, investigators say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232666-78/fire-broadhurst-accelerant-investigators.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232666-78/fire-broadhurst-accelerant-investigators.html.csp">Fatal Draper house fire was intentionally set, investigators say</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T19:10:18.957-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 07:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A fatal explosion Friday at a Draper home appears to have been sparked deliberately, investigators have determined. Accelerant was found in multiple locations inside the home of 40-year-old Paul Broadhurst, who died from injuries he suffered in the early-morning fire at 15082 S. Junction Circle (235 East), said Unified Fire Authority battalion chief Brian Anderton. No one else appears to have been in the home at the time. While Anderton stopped short of saying definitively that Broadhurst set th...</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> 58232666@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:10:18 MDT Park School — Will historic piece of Draper’s past have a future? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191765-78/draper-park-historic-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191765-78/draper-park-historic-building.html.csp">Park School — Will historic piece of Draper’s past have a future?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T14:31:47.726-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 02:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Draper • The mayor says he’s optimistic that city leaders will give more time for efforts to prevent Draper’s historic Park School from being torn down. The city, which owns the building, has sent a formal demolition request to Draper’s Historic Preservation Commission, starting a review that could lead to the razing of the aging brick structure as early as September. The Draper Park School, listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its spot in pioneer history and its Classical Revi...</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> 58191765@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:31:47 MDT Letter: Shurtleff, Swallow really any different? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58194360-82/investigation-shurtleff-swallow-bruce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58194360-82/investigation-shurtleff-swallow-bruce.html.csp">Letter: Shurtleff, Swallow really any different?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:21:44.76-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As I have been watching the drama around the Shurtleff and Swallow investigation, I have wondered how many politicians could survive two years of intense digging by the press and at least $4 million of investigation by motivated government officials without finding something that could be considered a crime. R. Bruce Draper Sandy</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> 58194360@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:21:44 MDT