FOREST - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FOREST News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Forest Service gives preliminary OK to tear down grit mill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802410-90/canyon-canyons-climbing-cottonwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802410-90/canyon-canyons-climbing-cottonwood.html.csp">Forest Service gives preliminary OK to tear down grit mill</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="2014-04-11T17:01:47.589-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 05:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A dilapidated grit mill is likely to be removed soon from the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon, where an improved trail system will be developed to access the canyon’s renowned rock-climbing routes. The U.S. Forest Service went a long way toward clearing the way for the recreation-oriented beautification project April 7 in a draft environmental assessment that determined no significant impacts would result. There is still a slight chance the project could be upended by objections raised during ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57802410@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:01:47 MDT Source: Kidnapping may be linked to prosecution of gangs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801636-68/fbi-janssen-complex-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801636-68/fbi-janssen-complex-atlanta.html.csp">Source: Kidnapping may be linked to prosecution of gangs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHNNY CLARK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T09:59:29.994-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • A man kidnapped from his North Carolina home may have been targeted because of his daughter’s work as a prosecutor on drug and gang cases, a federal law enforcement official said Thursday. Frank Arthur Janssen of Wake Forest, N.C., was missing for days before an FBI team rescued him late Wednesday at an Atlanta apartment complex. A federal law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation, tells The As...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578016362014-04-10T09:59:29.994-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T09:59:29.994-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801636@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:59:29 MDT Better Internet, radio service proposed for Little Cottonwood Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57787265-90/albion-alta-com-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57787265-90/albion-alta-com-district.html.csp">Better Internet, radio service proposed for Little Cottonwood Canyon</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="2014-04-08T22:30:30.202-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The upper reaches of Little Cottonwood Canyon are likely to have better broadband Internet service next winter. Alta and Snowbird ski areas are seeking U.S. Forest Service approval to install 15 new antennas on structures at the two resorts and to bury about 12,500 feet of fiber-optic lines to support the system. The Forest Service’s Salt Lake Ranger District has determined that these projects and five other proposals will not have much impact on the landscape and do not require detailed environ...</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> 57787265@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:30:30 MDT Another oil leak reported in southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765696-78/citation-forest-harris-leak.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765696-78/citation-forest-harris-leak.html.csp">Another oil leak reported in southern Utah</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="2014-04-03T19:12:11.803-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 07:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Days after an unreported Citation Oil and Gas Corp. spill within the Grand Staircase came to light, the U.S. Forest Service announced Wednesday a second leak from the same company. The size of the spill in Dixie National Forest remains uncertain, according to Forest Service spokesman Joe Harris. He said the agency is unsure whether the leak exceeds 10 barrels, the prerequisite for a “reportable incident” under federal guidelines. But it could be much larger, Harris said. “We wanted to get this...</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> 57765696@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:12:11 MDT Forest Service says Alta has rational reasons for snowboard ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57755544-78/alta-forest-service-snowboarders.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57755544-78/alta-forest-service-snowboarders.html.csp">Forest Service says Alta has rational reasons for snowboard ban</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="2014-03-31T20:41:35.413-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 08:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.S. Forest Service has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges Alta’s ban on snowboards is unconstitutional, saying the ski resort’s approved operating plan gives it the right to exclude any “skiing device” deemed a risk, harmful to snow quality or not consistent with its business decisions. The Forest Service also said due to federal immunity, the court does not have jurisdiction to hear the case. Nor have the snowboarders who brought the suit stated a claim on which relief...</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> 57755544@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:41:35 MDT Forest Service considers closing Ashley National Forest rec sites http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57648326-78/remove-decommission-campground-site.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57648326-78/remove-decommission-campground-site.html.csp">Forest Service considers closing Ashley National Forest rec sites</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brett Prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T18:32:46.055-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 06:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Campers, boaters and day-use visitors to the Ashley National Forest are being asked to speak now or forever hold their peace about possible closures of facilities in the Vernal and Flaming Gorge Ranger districts. The Forest Service has identified 12 recreation area sites for decommissioning and is holding meetings to answer questions and take comments. “We have been taking a systematic look at the infrastructure on all the facilities and identified these twelve,” said Louis Haynes, public affair...</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> 57648326@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 18:32:46 MDT Forest Service plans prescribed burns of up to 1,700 acres in Dixie NF http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57712444-78/forest-burn-prescribed-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57712444-78/forest-burn-prescribed-service.html.csp">Forest Service plans prescribed burns of up to 1,700 acres in Dixie NF</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="2014-03-21T19:27:45.141-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 07:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spring. Warmer days, wildflowers in bloom, birds building nests — and smoke billowing on the horizon from intentionally set forest fires. Veronica Magnuson, ranger for the Cedar City District of southern Utah’s Dixie National Forest, wants to make sure that plans for the latter don’t alarm area residents or passers-by this spring. On Friday, she announced the beginning of the Forest Service’s annual spring prescribed burn program, noting that such projects both reduce the threat of out-of-contr...</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> 57712444@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:27:45 MDT Utah’s oldest coal mine aims to expand into an uncertain future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57666963-90/coal-mine-sufco-forest.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57666963-90/coal-mine-sufco-forest.html.csp">Utah’s oldest coal mine aims to expand into an uncertain future</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T21:48:18.845-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After two years of “supplemental” study, the U.S. Forest Service has issued a new environmental review of a proposed coal lease that could keep Utah’s oldest and most productive mine operating for an additional nine years. The Sufco Mine has been pulling high-quality coal from under the southern Wasatch Plateau since 1941 and has been a crucial economic driver for Sevier and Emery counties. The mine operates on the Sevier side of the county line, about 30 miles southeast of Salina. The Greens ...</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> 57666963@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:48:18 MDT Movie review: Documentary ‘Tim’s Vermeer’ doesn’t answer the big questions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57666549-223/vermeer-jenison-tim-teller.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57666549-223/vermeer-jenison-tim-teller.html.csp">Movie review: Documentary ‘Tim’s Vermeer’ doesn’t answer the big questions</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> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T16:36:06.103-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 04:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The documentary “Tim’s Vermeer” tackles an intriguing subject — one man’s obsession with another man’s art — but could use a little more of the Vegas splash that the filmmakers, the magic team of Penn & Teller, usually employ. Teller directs this look at one of his partner Penn Jillette’s friends, inventor and engineer Tim Jenison, who became fascinated with the paintings of 17th-century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. Specifically, Jenison read into a theory, advanced by artist David Hockney, t...</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> 57666549@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:36:06 MDT Wake Forest defeats No. 4 Duke http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57639765-77/duke-forest-wake-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57639765-77/duke-forest-wake-points.html.csp">Wake Forest defeats No. 4 Duke</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T23:27:19.107-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Winston-Salem, N.C. • Mike Krzyzewski may have poured too much emotion into No. 4 Duke’s trip to Wake Forest. The rest of the Blue Devils didn’t seem to have enough. The Demon Deacons upset Duke 82-72 on Wednesday night after Coach K experienced enough dizziness and light-headedness to force him to kneel during a late timeout and skip his postgame news conference. Associate head coach Steve Wojciechowski — who filled in for him — says Krzyzewski has not been sick, is in good shape and expects to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576397652014-03-05T23:27:19.107-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-05T23:27:19.107-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57639765@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:27:19 MDT Extension of remarks: Protecting Utah’s public lands ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57562122-82/lands-utah-deal-fishlake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57562122-82/lands-utah-deal-fishlake.html.csp">Extension of remarks: Protecting Utah’s public lands ...</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="2014-02-18T10:37:02.909-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 10:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This: — Deal protecting Fishlake Park sets a good example — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “It’s a long, uncertain slog sometimes. But there remain reasons to believe that it is possible to search for the fossil fuel resources that the world, sadly, still needs in abundance without laying waste the rest of the natural world. “Those who say, from either side of the argument, that it is an all or nothing proposition have little to contribute. ...” Was inspired by this: — Deal keeps oil rigs out of bi...</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> 57562122@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:37:02 MDT Snowbird gala raises $28,500 to remove dilapidated grit mill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57557798-78/mill-cottonwood-snowbird-canyon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57557798-78/mill-cottonwood-snowbird-canyon.html.csp">Snowbird gala raises $28,500 to remove dilapidated grit mill</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="2014-02-18T21:30:32.906-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some money has been set aside to get rid of the dilapidated grit mill at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon — if the U.S. Forest Service ultimately approves the plan. Patrons at Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort’s December gala raised $28,541 for the proposed project, which would remove the old mill from the north side of the canyon road, expand a parking lot and improve the trail system accessing the climbing routes on lower Little Cottonwood’s steep granite faces. The money will be donated 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> 57557798@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:30:32 MDT Actavis to buy Forest Labs in $25 billion deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57561556-79/actavis-forest-billion-drugs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57561556-79/actavis-forest-billion-drugs.html.csp">Actavis to buy Forest Labs in $25 billion deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM MURPHY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T08:15:01.879-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 08:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Actavis PLC plans to buy Forest Laboratories Inc. in an approximately $25 billion deal that will boost the Irish drugmaker’s presence in U.S. primary-care doctor offices and bulk up its portfolio of branded drugs. Actavis will add the Alzheimer’s disease treatment Namenda, and newer drugs like the antidepressant Viibryd to its product portfolio with the latest in a string of multi-billion dollar acquisitions that have swelled the drugmaker’s size in recent years. Analyst say the acquisition also...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575615562014-02-18T08:15:01.879-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-18T08:15:01.879-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57561556@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 08:15:01 MDT