FLIGHTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FLIGHTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Storm passes dangerously close to Hawaiian island http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538275-68/island-hurricane-storm-honolulu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538275-68/island-hurricane-storm-honolulu.html.csp">Storm passes dangerously close to Hawaiian island</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AUDREY MCAVOY and CATHY BUSSEWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-19T11:39:00.872-06:00">Updated Oct 19, 2014 11:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • Hawaii residents watched, waited and hoped for the best as a hurricane lost force but churned dangerously close early Sunday, threatening to batter several islands with wind and rain. Hurricane Ana has been spinning on a parallel path southwest of the island chain for several days, and officials have opened emergency shelters and cancelled flights in precautions that come against the backdrop of a threat that hasn’t materialized. As Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell warned those on Oahu no...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585382752014-10-19T11:39:00.872-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-19T11:39:00.872-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58538275@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:39:00 MDT Ebola causing few people to change travel plans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58533964-79/travel-ebola-travelers-africa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58533964-79/travel-ebola-travelers-africa.html.csp">Ebola causing few people to change travel plans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T16:53:01.881-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 04:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Travel agents say customers are asking whether it’s safe to fly, and what steps they should take to guard against Ebola. The virus has killed more than 4,500 in West Africa since the current outbreak began several months ago. Several people who contracted the disease there have been treated in the United States, but only three cases have been diagnosed in the U.S., all in Dallas. Two of those victims flew on commercial flights shortly before falling ill. To put that in perspective, on a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585339642014-10-17T16:53:01.881-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-17T16:53:01.881-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58533964@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:53:01 MDT Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58513775-79/southwest-flights-dallas-airline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58513775-79/southwest-flights-dallas-airline.html.csp">Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-12T14:10:21.602-06:00">Updated Oct 12, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • When Southwest Airlines recently introduced a new paint job for its planes, a senior executive joked that at 43 years old and being from Dallas, it was time for the airline to get a face-lift. At middle age, Southwest is the fourth-largest U.S. airline by traffic, setting records for profits and enjoying a stock-price rally. But it wants more. Most of 2014 has been spent trying to regain the dazzling growth of its earlier years. On Monday, Southwest gets some help. It will launch its fi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585137752014-10-12T14:10:21.602-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-12T14:10:21.602-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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That is down from 78.8 percent in the same month last year, although it is better than July. The 14 airlines covered in the government report canceled 1.2 percent of their U.S. flights in August, up from 1.0 percent a year earlier. The airlines blame bad weather f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585049412014-10-09T12:39:02.463-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-09T12:39:02.463-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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That nice-guy approach to air travel wins awards and attracts a cult following, but may not fly with Wall Street. For all the accolades, Virgin America has lost $400 million since its founding in 2007. As Virgin America weighs a public offering there are warning signs for potential investors. Its brand-new aircraft come with a hefty debt load and the airline has failed to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585002722014-10-08T09:35:02.599-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-08T09:35:02.599-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The cancellations came about a week after sabotage at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center caused more than 2,000 canceled flights, disrupting travel nationwide. The Chicago Department of Aviation said Thursday morning that 250 flights were canceled at O’Hare International Airport and 220 flights were canceled at Midway International Airport. On Thursday officials cited weather for the ca...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584809912014-10-02T10:15:09.826-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-02T10:15:09.826-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The Federal Aviation Administration has temporarily assigned other controllers to oversee the airspace normally covered by the crippled suburban facility, but full service may not be restored for two weeks. A closer look at some key questions surrounding the many delays and cance...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584703002014-09-29T18:29:01.518-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T18:29:01.518-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58470300@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:29:01 MDT Aviation official: Khorasan Group a threat to flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58463372-68/group-khorasan-pistole-qaida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58463372-68/group-khorasan-pistole-qaida.html.csp">Aviation official: Khorasan Group a threat to flights</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T21:53:02.719-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • An al-Qaida cell in Syria known as the Khorasan Group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes this week, represents “a clear and present danger” to commercial flights to Europe and the United States, the Obama administration’s top aviation security official said Friday. The purpose of the airstrikes was to disrupt an “imminent attack or attack entering the last phases of execution,” said John Pistole, head of the Transportation Security Administration. The Khorasan Group has been re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584633722014-09-27T21:53:02.719-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-27T21:53:02.719-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The airline based in Newport News, Va. said Friday it was processing refunds for passengers holding tickets through Oct. 15. The company said travelers booked on later flights will get an email once plans for resuming service on or about Oct. 16 are complete. PeoplExpress, which took its name from another airline that operated...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584596142014-09-26T15:20:02.432-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T15:20:02.432-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459614@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:20:02 MDT Fire at air-traffic center disrupts 1,800 flights across U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58458711-68/chicago-traffic-facility-flights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58458711-68/chicago-traffic-facility-flights.html.csp">Fire at air-traffic center disrupts 1,800 flights across U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jason Keyser</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T19:26:35.38-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 07:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A contract employee suspected of setting a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center brought two of the nation’s busiest airports to a halt Friday, sending delays and cancellations rippling through the air-travel network from coast to coast. The worker was found with multiple self-inflicted knife wounds and burns, and authorities quickly ruled out any ties to terrorism. But the ground stoppage at O’Hare and Midway airports immediately raised questions about whether the Federal Aviati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584587112014-09-26T19:26:35.38-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T19:26:35.38-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58458711@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:26:35 MDT Lufthansa warns of long-haul delays Tuesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416021-68/lufthansa-haul-tuesday-airline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416021-68/lufthansa-haul-tuesday-airline.html.csp">Lufthansa warns of long-haul delays Tuesday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T10:36:01.775-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Lufthansa plans to proceed with its long-haul flights from Frankfurt on Tuesday despite a pilots’ strike, the airline said Monday. Germany’s biggest airline said all 40 long-haul flights from Germany’s busiest airport will go ahead, suggesting it expects to have enough staff to run them. But it warned passengers should check for changes to departure times. The pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit had earlier announced its members would walk out from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (0700 to 1500 GMT) Tues...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584160212014-09-15T10:36:01.775-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T10:36:01.775-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416021@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:36:01 MDT Air France pilots go on strike over company changes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415586-79/france-pilots-flights-airline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415586-79/france-pilots-flights-airline.html.csp">Air France pilots go on strike over company changes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MILOS KRIVOKAPIC and ANGELA CHARLTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T12:09:33.403-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 12:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Air France canceled at least half its flights around the world on Monday as pilots began a weeklong strike, highlighting the trouble Europe’s flagship airlines face in keeping up with low-cost competitors. Air France-KLM, which is the national carrier for France and the Netherlands, said it can ensure just 48 percent of flights Monday, 40 percent on Tuesday and perhaps less later in the week as unions protest against its savings program. Like Lufthansa, Alitalia, SAS and other national a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584155862014-09-15T12:09:33.403-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T12:09:33.403-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415586@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:09:33 MDT Air travel: It’s no longer safe to recline your seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58365752-68/passengers-seats-flight-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58365752-68/passengers-seats-flight-airlines.html.csp">Air travel: It’s no longer safe to recline your seat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T19:24:27.32-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 07:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats. Disputes over a tiny bit of personal space might seem petty, but for passengers whose knees are already banging into tray tables, every inch counts. “Seats are getting closer together,” says Sara Nelson, president o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583657522014-09-06T19:24:27.32-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-06T19:24:27.32-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365752@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 19:24:27 MDT U.S. rejects Norwegian Air bid for flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365969-79/norwegian-airline-carrier-flights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365969-79/norwegian-airline-carrier-flights.html.csp">U.S. rejects Norwegian Air bid for flights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:06:02.044-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • In a case that has labor and trade policy implications, the Obama administration on Tuesday rejected a request that would have immediately permitted a low-cost air carrier to begin flights between the U.S. and Europe while the government is still reviewing its application for new service. The Transportation Department turned down a request by Norwegian Air International that would have allowed the carrier to offer new service between London’s Gatwick Airport and New York, Orlando, F...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583659692014-09-02T17:06:02.044-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T17:06:02.044-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365969@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:06:02 MDT It’s no longer safe to recline your airplane seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364627-79/passengers-seats-airlines-flight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364627-79/passengers-seats-airlines-flight.html.csp">It’s no longer safe to recline your airplane seat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T13:06:01.54-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 01:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats. Disputes over a tiny bit of personal space might seem petty, but for passengers whose knees are already banging into tray tables, every inch counts. “Seats are getting closer together,” says Sara Nelson, president o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583646272014-09-02T13:06:01.54-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T13:06:01.54-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364627@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:06:01 MDT Lava eruption prompts Iceland aviation alert http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58358468-68/eruption-aviation-fissure-lava.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58358468-68/eruption-aviation-fissure-lava.html.csp">Lava eruption prompts Iceland aviation alert</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">BY JENNA GOTTLIEB and SYLVIA HUI </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T11:48:06.665-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 11:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reykjavik, Iceland • Lava fountains danced along a lengthy volcanic fissure near Iceland’s subglacial Bardarbunga volcano Sunday, prompting authorities to raise the aviation warning code to the highest level and close the surrounding airspace. The red warning code — the highest in the country’s alert system — was raised early Sunday after the eruption in the Holuhraun lava field, about five kilometers (three miles) north of the Dyngjujoekull glacier. The warning was lowered 12 hours later as vis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583584682014-08-31T11:48:06.665-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-31T11:48:06.665-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58358468@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:48:06 MDT Amid Ebola, some airlines have canceled flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347289-68/flights-airlines-leone-liberia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347289-68/flights-airlines-leone-liberia.html.csp">Amid Ebola, some airlines have canceled flights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T16:00:01.196-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kampala, Uganda • The World Health Organization’s assistant director-general for emergency operations is urging airlines to lift most of their restrictions about flying to Ebola-hit nations because a predictable “air link” is needed to help deal with the crisis. Dr. Bruce Aylward said Thursday “there is a super risk of the response effort being choked off” if airlines restrict flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Here is a look at some of the actions taken by airlines in parts of West Af...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583472892014-08-28T16:00:01.196-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T16:00:01.196-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347289@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:00:01 MDT U.N.: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347282-68/ebola-outbreak-cases-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347282-68/ebola-outbreak-cases-health.html.csp">U.N.: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and KRISTA LARSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T19:59:09.033-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 07:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are known now, the World Health Organization said Thursday as the United States announced plans to test an experimental Ebola vaccine. Currently, about half of the people infected with Ebola have died, so in a worst-case scenario the death toll could reach 10,000, the agency said, according to a plan released Thursday on how to stop the outbreak. The U.N. agency’s latest figures show ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583472822014-08-28T19:59:09.033-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T19:59:09.033-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347282@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:59:09 MDT Citing Ebola, Air France suspends African flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343786-79/flights-leone-sierra-ebola.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343786-79/flights-leone-sierra-ebola.html.csp">Citing Ebola, Air France suspends African flights</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T13:41:02.62-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 01:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • France recommended Wednesday that its citizens leave the African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia because of the outbreak of Ebola there, and Air France temporarily suspended its three flights a week to Sierra Leone. The disease has now killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa. Air France announced that it temporarily halted its flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone because of the Ebola outbreak there and at the request of the French government. The French national carrier said it i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583437862014-08-27T13:41:02.62-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T13:41:02.62-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343786@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:41:02 MDT American, US Airways will stop listing on Orbitz http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338796-79/american-orbitz-travel-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338796-79/american-orbitz-travel-airlines.html.csp">American, US Airways will stop listing on Orbitz</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By david koenig</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T18:03:13.422-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 06:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fort Worth, Texas • American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz-run websites in a long-running dispute over fees that the travel company charges to list and sell the flights. Shares of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. fell nearly 5 percent on Tuesday. American said that it had already dropped its fares from Orbitz and that US Airways listings would be pulled on Monday. Corporate customers of the airlines will still be able to book travel through Orbitz, but individuals will hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583387962014-08-26T18:03:13.422-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T18:03:13.422-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338796@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:03:13 MDT