DRAPER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DRAPER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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="2014-07-22T22:09:46.506-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:09PM 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:09:46 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 Venture capitalist snaps up bitcoins worth $19M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58143363-79/bitcoins-draper-venture-money.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58143363-79/bitcoins-draper-venture-money.html.csp">Venture capitalist snaps up bitcoins worth $19M</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T16:56:47.502-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 04:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper is betting that bitcoins will bring more financial stability to countries with shaky economies, even though the digital currency faces an uncertain future itself. The financier revealed Wednesday that he snapped up nearly 30,000 bitcoins in a recent U.S. government auction and plans to trade them in on a platform catering to markets looking for alternatives to their own volatile currencies. Unlike most forms of money, bitcoins aren’t b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581433632014-07-02T16:56:47.502-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T16:56:47.502-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58143363@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:56:47 MDT New location for Utah prison still up in the air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58089316-78/prison-commission-utah-consultants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58089316-78/prison-commission-utah-consultants.html.csp">New location for Utah prison still up in the air</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica MIller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T22:00:19.831-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If all goes according to plan, the Utah Prison Relocation Commission will have a proposed plot of land for a new prison to present to legislators at the next session in January. In a presentation Thursday to the commission, consultants provided a time line in the search for new property to move the Utah State Prison from its current 700-acre property in Draper. Consultants could start seeking out sites by next week, with recommendations ready for the relocation commission by fall. The commissio...</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> 58089316@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:00:19 MDT Mayor who helped change Draper dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58074814-78/redd-draper-council-mayor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58074814-78/redd-draper-council-mayor.html.csp">Mayor who helped change Draper dies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T21:57:46.855-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Elaine Redd changed the face of Draper. The mayor of the southeast Salt Lake County municipality from 1994 to ’97 died last week at age 86. During her term, Draper was fraught with growing pains and the difficult transition from sleepy farm town to mushrooming suburb. But before her political career, Redd was a business owner, as well as the mother of six children. A native of San Juan County, she came to Salt Lake City after graduating from high school. She learned her work ethic on the famil...</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> 58074814@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:57:46 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - June 12, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58063393-227/photo-staff-trentnelson-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58063393-227/photo-staff-trentnelson-fire.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - June 12, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T23:08:01.685-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Firefighters extinguish a brush fire near 12600 S. Highland Drive in Draper, Thursday June 12, 2014. Read more</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> 58063393@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:08:01 MDT Brush fire reported near Draper homes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58061506-78/fire-draper-homes-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58061506-78/fire-draper-homes-lake.html.csp">Brush fire reported near Draper homes</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="2014-06-12T22:55:25.431-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investigators said Thursday they believe a brush fire that threatened several Draper homes was human caused. The Unified Fire Authority is asking anyone with information on the fire to call the UFA Arson Hotline at 877-572-7766. The fire ignited about 2 p.m. near 12600 S. Highland Drive. The flames threatened about a dozen buildings, but the fire never reached them thanks to a quick and heavy response from several fire departments and the changing wind blowing the fire back on itself, said Unif...</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> 58061506@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:55:25 MDT Utah boy killed by falling statue in San Francisco http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58046727-78/francisco-san-shyy-killed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58046727-78/francisco-san-shyy-killed.html.csp">Utah boy killed by falling statue in San Francisco</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T21:37:49.605-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 09:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • A 2-year-old boy visiting from Utah was killed after a 6-foot-tall dolphin statue fell on him in the popular San Francisco tourist spot Fisherman’s Wharf. The toddler was apparently playing when he climbed up and apparently wrapped his arms and legs around the heavy structure outside Friday Majestic Collection Art Gallery when it came down, San Francisco police spokesman officer Gordon Shyy said Monday. When emergency crews arrived on the scene, the boy was initially treated for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580467272014-06-09T21:37:49.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-09T21:37:49.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58046727@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:37:49 MDT From creamery to funeral potatoes, Utah’s newest Whole Foods blends in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57971988-223/foods-draper-store-creamery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57971988-223/foods-draper-store-creamery.html.csp">From creamery to funeral potatoes, Utah’s newest Whole Foods blends in</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="2014-05-27T16:32:37.636-06:00">Updated May 27, 2014 04:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Draper • When a Whole Foods Market opens here on Friday, customers won’t find a super-sized store like IKEA or Scheels down the street. The new South Valley store, at 11479 S. State, is only 35,000 square feet — about the size of the more urban Sugar House location in Salt Lake City, Lydia Martinez, the store’s marketing specialist, said during a recent tour. “That was deliberate,” she said. “We wanted it to feel like a neighborhood store.” There are a few other things that set Utah’s fifth Whol...</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> 57971988@www.sltrib.com Tue, 27 May 2014 16:32:37 MDT Gas leak in Draper now under control http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57999190-78/amp-state-draper-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57999190-78/amp-state-draper-gas.html.csp">Gas leak in Draper now under control</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="2014-05-28T15:53:01.301-06:00">Updated May 28, 2014 03:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A gas leak in Draper has forced firefighters to shut down State Street. About 2:20 p.m., a construction crew had apparently damaged a natural gas line just south of 11400 S. State Street, said Unified Fire Battalion Chief Brian Anderton. UFA shut down State Street to northbound traffic from 11400 South to 11800 South and evacuated a nearby Key Bank until a hazardous materials crew cleared it as safe to re-enter, Anderton said. The gas was shut off by 3:30 p.m., but UFA will keep the four blocks...</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> 57999190@www.sltrib.com Wed, 28 May 2014 15:53:01 MDT Draper parents outraged by Canyons district handling of abuse claims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57994405-78/district-parents-letter-draper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57994405-78/district-parents-letter-draper.html.csp">Draper parents outraged by Canyons district handling of abuse claims</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="2014-05-28T09:58:00.735-06:00">Updated May 28, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A group of Draper parents says the Canyons School District neglected the safety of special needs students who were assigned to the bus routes of a driver accused of molesting a 5-year-old. In an open letter sent Tuesday to the Canyons school board, parents also claimed that the district disciplined an employee who alerted Draper families that their children’s bus driver, John Martin Carrell, was being investigated on allegations he abused a student at Altara Elementary School in Sandy. Carrell,...</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> 57994405@www.sltrib.com Wed, 28 May 2014 09:58:00 MDT