FOREST - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FOREST News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Driving Utah’s Mirror Lake Highway a summer tradition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58144078-117/lake-mirror-areas-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58144078-117/lake-mirror-areas-highway.html.csp">Driving Utah’s Mirror Lake Highway a summer tradition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T13:23:05.645-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 01:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kamas • As someone who grew up in Kamas, Louis Taylor, of West Valley Cit,y remembers when Mirror Lake Highway, which connected his hometown with Evanston, Wyo., was dirt and not paved. So, as he prepared to fish Mirror Lake recently with his grandson, he was in a mood to remember one of Utah’s classic outdoor destinations. “It’s changed a lot,” he said. “There used to be a dirt road all the way up. I like the scenery and I like to catch a fish or two. And I like the good air.” According 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58144078@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:23:05 MDT Former CFO of Sino-Forest settles fraud case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206928-79/forest-sino-former-fraud.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206928-79/forest-sino-former-fraud.html.csp">Former CFO of Sino-Forest settles fraud case</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T12:25:02.463-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 12:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto • The former chief financial officer of Sino-Forest Corp. has agreed to pay $6.3 million and testify against other former executives of the China-based forestry company which collapsed under allegations of massive fraud. David Horsley said Monday that he will also pay $700,000 in a settlement with the Ontario Securities Commission, which has cases pending against several other former Sino-Forest senior executives. Most of the money, $5.6 million, will be paid to settle class action suits...</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> 58206928@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:25:02 MDT Indian Fire burning in brush near Ogden Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58203381-78/fire-saturday-sunday-firefighters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58203381-78/fire-saturday-sunday-firefighters.html.csp">Indian Fire burning in brush near Ogden Canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T21:48:17.129-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A wildfire continued to burn Sunday after prompting evacuations Saturday night near the mouth of Ogden Canyon. The blaze, dubbed the Indian Fire, began about 8 p.m. Saturday on the steep, rocky slopes above 22nd Street and had grown to 50 acres Sunday. A helicopter and more than 20 firefighters worked Sunday on containing the flames, which were burning through oak brush and timber, said Forest Service spokeswoman Kim Obsorn. Though the flames were not threatening any homes and were moving up 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> 58203381@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:48:17 MDT Forest Service asked to halt Snowbird’s Hidden Peak work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195017-78/snowbird-peak-forest-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195017-78/snowbird-peak-forest-service.html.csp">Forest Service asked to halt Snowbird’s Hidden Peak work</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="2014-07-18T22:47:29.649-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Save Our Canyons wants the U.S. Forest Service to stop Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort from proceeding with excavation work for a restaurant on top of Hidden Peak. The conservation organization contends Snowbird has made enough changes to its mountain-development plans in the 15 years since the Forest Service approved the controversial structure to warrant an updated environmental study. “An agency that has prepared an EIS [environmental impact statement] cannot simply rest on the original document...</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> 58195017@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Rainbow Family packs up, cleans up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165280-78/gathering-forest-pollock-crew.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165280-78/gathering-forest-pollock-crew.html.csp">Rainbow Family packs up, cleans up</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="2014-07-10T12:06:40.309-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 12:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With a little rain and new grass, you might not even know the Rainbow Family Gathering even happened. As one could imagine, the gathering’s amassing pilgrims make a mess of the Uinta National Forest that they occupy until 8,000 of them arrive for the annual culminating prayer circle on July 4. Grass is trampled, trails are blazed, impromptu latrines are dug, kitchens and a stage are erected — a make-shift town arises in a forest. But after all the praying and dancing is over, what happens next? ...</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> 58165280@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:06:40 MDT Company plans logging as Idaho land swap stalls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58162565-79/exchange-timber-company-idaho.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58162565-79/exchange-timber-company-idaho.html.csp">Company plans logging as Idaho land swap stalls</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T17:06:01.802-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lewiston, Idaho • A timber company plans to log and subdivide portions of more than 60 square miles of land it owns in northern Idaho, a tract it’s trying to swap with the federal government in a deal that has stalled over concerns about the public’s loss of access. Western Pacific Timber Co. has worked with the U.S. Forest Service on the Lochsa Land Exchange for several years. Under the deal, the federal agency would trade public land for the larger amount of private land owned by Western Pacif...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581625652014-07-08T17:06:01.802-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T17:06:01.802-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58162565@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:06:01 MDT Solitude proposing to replace Summit chairlift http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58157696-90/area-com-forest-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58157696-90/area-com-forest-http.html.csp">Solitude proposing to replace Summit chairlift</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="2014-07-07T22:03:16.272-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Solitude Mountain Resort is looking to begin preparatory work later this summer to replace its Summit chairlift with a bigger, faster version following a new alignment. The lift upgrade is one of five proposals in the central Wasatch Mountains that the U.S. Forest Service has determined do not have enough environmental impact to warrant detailed studies. But before signing off on the projects, the Salt Lake Ranger District is soliciting public input through Aug. 4. Comments may be submitted in p...</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> 58157696@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:03:16 MDT Letter: Why does Rainbow Family get to camp so long? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58154722-82/forest-rainbow-aid-band.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58154722-82/forest-rainbow-aid-band.html.csp">Letter: Why does Rainbow Family get to camp so long?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T17:13:34.029-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Why only 10 days for us? As we go onto the National Forest, we see signs that state there is only a 10-day camping limit. If this is true, then why are the Rainbow people allowed to camp out on forest property for months and no one tries to run them off? If this was the normal person, the forest ranger would ask you to find another spot because your 10 days are up. Why don’t they enforce the laws on the Rainbow people? Instead they take the courts out to where they are and don’t enforce the laws...</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> 58154722@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:13:34 MDT Rainbow Family aspires to create ‘sacred’ space in Utah woods http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146037-78/rainbow-family-gathering-gordon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146037-78/rainbow-family-gathering-gordon.html.csp">Rainbow Family aspires to create ‘sacred’ space in Utah woods</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T09:37:32.611-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Fork of the Duchesne River • Robert Calvin Gordon III, seated comfortably in his wheelchair and clutching an old wooden mandolin, is describing the plot of his first, only and still-to-be-published novel. The title is Gone with the Whales. “It’s a cross between Gone with the Wind and Moby Dick, but with Rainbow sensibilities,” Gordon says as he puffs on a foot-long marijuana joint. Gordon’s 68-year-old face, much of it hidden beneath a long white beard and oval glasses, is fixed with a gr...</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> 58146037@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 09:37:32 MDT Crews continued progress against Arizona wildfire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139577-68/fire-arizona-crews-blaze.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139577-68/fire-arizona-crews-blaze.html.csp">Crews continued progress against Arizona wildfire</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T17:36:02.682-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vernon, Ariz. • Crews battling a wildfire in eastern Arizona’s White Mountains continued making headway with successful burnout operations to rob the nearly 9-square-mile blaze of brittle brush that could feed the flames in the moisture-sapped state. Firefighters were taking advantage of winds from the northwest for the burnout operations within the containment lines on the western flank of the San Juan Fire. In nearby New Mexico, a smoky wildfire got five times bigger Monday as both states cop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581395772014-07-01T17:36:02.682-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T17:36:02.682-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139577@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:36:02 MDT Wildfire risk forces closure of southwestern Utah’s Oak Grove Campground http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58137498-78/fire-campground-closure-grove.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58137498-78/fire-campground-closure-grove.html.csp">Wildfire risk forces closure of southwestern Utah’s Oak Grove Campground</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T10:43:37.733-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 10:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tinder-dry conditions and rising heat forced closure Tuesday of southwestern Utah’s popular Oak Grove Campground. Ken Henson, a fire management officer for the Pine Valley Ranger District of Dixie National Forest, said the closure would be in effect indefinitely “due to the severe fire hazard that exists in southern Utah and the one-way in, one-way out access into the campground.” Henson said rangers visited an unspecified number of campers at the Grand County site Tuesday morning to advise 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> 58137498@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:43:37 MDT Wildfire burning in Tooele County mountains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129549-78/fire-com-twitter-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129549-78/fire-com-twitter-area.html.csp">Wildfire burning in Tooele County mountains</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="2014-06-30T09:41:45.307-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 09:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A wildfire was burning Sunday in the Sheep Rock Mountains in Tooele County. The blaze, dubbed the Black Crook Creek fire, was first reported Saturday afternoon about 12 miles southwest of Vernon. It seems lighting from the storm that passed through earlier in the week had sparked the fire in a remote area of the forest, said U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Loyal Clark. The flames quickly burned 438 acres of grass, sage and pinyon-juniper, but there had not been any new growth as of Sunday mornin...</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> 58129549@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:41:45 MDT Police say Rainbow Family attendee tried to rob woman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58125524-78/police-release-woman-gathering.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58125524-78/police-release-woman-gathering.html.csp">Police say Rainbow Family attendee tried to rob woman</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="2014-06-27T21:30:53.652-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police suspect that a Rainbow Family Gathering attendee tried to rob a woman outside a Walgreens. The woman, in her 50s, left the Walgreens at 588 S. Main St. in Heber City on Thursday afternoon when three people surrounded her in the parking lot, according to a police news release. They were described as two men in their 20s and a female who were wearing dirty clothing, the release adds. As one of the suspects asked the woman for money, one of the men tried to take her purse, according to the p...</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> 58125524@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:30:53 MDT Federal judge holds court at Utah’s Rainbow Gathering http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58123382-78/gathering-forest-service-rainbow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58123382-78/gathering-forest-service-rainbow.html.csp">Federal judge holds court at Utah’s Rainbow Gathering</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T22:18:42.781-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As befits an event that’s been held annually for more than four decades, the Rainbow Family Gathering is steeped in tradition: the chanting of “Om” before a meal, the prayer for world peace on the morning of the Fourth of July and, of course, the mandatory court appearance. So it was that on Thursday morning, 17 members of the Rainbow Family of Living Light appeared in a camp trailer-turned-courtroom that was as makeshift and temporary as the gathering itself. Hearings for misdemeanor citatio...</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> 58123382@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:18:42 MDT Mormon missionaries ordered to remove flagpole from peak http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58114138-78/wilderness-flagpole-utah-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58114138-78/wilderness-flagpole-utah-lake.html.csp">Mormon missionaries ordered to remove flagpole from peak</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T16:13:41.618-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 04:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Leaders of a Salt Lake City Mormon mission are working with the U.S. Forest Service to figure out what to do about an 8-foot flagpole cemented into the rock at Mount Olympus’ summit by a group of missionaries. Hikers discovered the flagpole, with a U.S. flag flying above an autographed LDS mission T-shirt, this week on the craggy summit, which is part of a wilderness area. The last names of eight elders were written in colored marker. “Go Baptize! Only Utah Salt Lake City EAST Mission,” sa...</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> 58114138@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:13:41 MDT Rainbow Family, residents to air concerns in Heber http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58107883-78/rainbow-family-according-garcia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58107883-78/rainbow-family-according-garcia.html.csp">Rainbow Family, residents to air concerns in Heber</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T11:04:25.696-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 11:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the wake of a Monday stabbing near the Rainbow Family campsite in the Uinta National Forest, Rainbow participants and community representatives will air rising tensions during a town meeting on Wednesday night in Heber. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. at the Wasatch County Library/Senior Center building, 465 E. 1200 South, according to Wasatch County sheriff’s Chief Deputy Jared Rigby. City officials have been wary about the gathering since it was announced. On the city’s website, residents we...</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> 58107883@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:04:25 MDT Rainbow Family gathering marred by stabbing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58104307-78/garcia-novak-forest-victim.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58104307-78/garcia-novak-forest-victim.html.csp">Rainbow Family gathering marred by stabbing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T08:44:09.572-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 08:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An early Monday morning stabbing marred the “peace and love” theme of the Rainbow Family gathering in the Uinta National Forest. Leilani Novak-Garcia, known among the eclectic group as “Hitler,” was arrested Monday night on suspicion of attempted murder. Novak-Garcia, 32, had been honking her car horn for about a half hour when the victim approached her about 1 a.m. at a Wasatch County campsite where hundreds have gathered, according to charges. The victim, a 45-year-old man, asked Novak-Garc...</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> 58104307@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:44:09 MDT Suit: Logging threatens wandering wolf’s den, pups http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58091625-68/oregon-wolf-forest-timber.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58091625-68/oregon-wolf-forest-timber.html.csp">Suit: Logging threatens wandering wolf’s den, pups</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEFF BARNARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T22:02:35.789-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grants Pass, Ore. • A conservation group is challenging a national forest timber sale because it may be too close to the den where Oregon’s famous wandering wolf, OR-7, is raising pups. Oregon Wild filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Medford against the U.S. Forest Service over the Bybee timber sale on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in the Cascade Range of southwestern Oregon. It asks a judge to order a closer examination of the harm logging may do not only to potent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580916252014-06-19T22:02:35.789-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T22:02:35.789-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58091625@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:02:35 MDT 20,000 members of counterculture group expected in Utah, officials remain alert http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58080048-78/gathering-rainbow-heber-wasatch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58080048-78/gathering-rainbow-heber-wasatch.html.csp">20,000 members of counterculture group expected in Utah, officials remain alert</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HARRY STEVENS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T09:44:01.775-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 09:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Heber City is bracing for a flood of up to 20,000 peace-minded campers who are expected to stream into the national forest some 15 miles east of the town for the 43rd annual Rainbow Gathering. The campers, according to a letter distributed by Wasatch County, began to arrive over the weekend and are expected to linger until August in the area of the west fork of the Duchesne River in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. Home to just over 12,000 souls, Heber City could see its population do...</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> 58080048@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:44:01 MDT Holes-in-one at Forest Dale, The Ridge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58068853-77/shroeter-dale-forest-ridge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58068853-77/shroeter-dale-forest-ridge.html.csp">Holes-in-one at Forest Dale, The Ridge</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T22:23:36.264-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 10:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Forest Dale • Ralph Shroeter. No. 8, 100 yards, pitching wedge. With Mary Shroeter, Nick Shroeter, Jason Cannon. The Ridge • Joe Carey. No. 15, 118 yards, 8-iron. With Alex Allen.</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> 58068853@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 22:23:36 MDT