GEORGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GEORGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Archaeologists excavate NY Colonial battleground http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201211-68/site-lake-starbuck-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201211-68/site-lake-starbuck-park.html.csp">Archaeologists excavate NY Colonial battleground</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS CAROLA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:17:02.589-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lake George, N.Y. • Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground that was the site of a desperate stand by Colonial American troops, the flashpoint of a massacre and the location of the era’s largest smallpox hospital. The site’s multilayered history poses unique challenges for the dig, which is being conducted in a state-owned park that has served as a natural time capsule amid the summertime bustle in this popular southern Adirondack tourist destination. “It’s a confusing and com...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58201211@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:17:02 MDT Utah woman hospitalized after husband beat her, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58187665-78/burton-woman-brian-deputy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58187665-78/burton-woman-brian-deputy.html.csp">Utah woman hospitalized after husband beat her, police say</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="2014-07-15T16:45:50.702-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman was hospitalized and her husband was behind bars after he allegedly beat her in a drunken rage Monday night in their room at the Cedar Breaks Lodge in Brian Head. Police responded to the woman’s 911 call at about 11:30 p.m. They arrived on the scene to find the woman, 33, severely injured, and the man, 39, drunk and angry, said Brian Head Deputy Marshal Jared Burton on Tuesday. “He was still upset when our deputy got there. We got him into custody with no problems, but he was very agitat...</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> 58187665@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:45:50 MDT Orange County WR/FS George Wilson announces commitment to Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58180439-59/wilson-utah-com-tribune.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58180439-59/wilson-utah-com-tribune.html.csp">Orange County WR/FS George Wilson announces commitment to Utes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T17:30:50.492-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Orange County wide receiver/free safety George Wilson announced Sunday that he has verbally committed to Utah. Wilson, the 10th 2015 Utah commit that The Tribune currently knows of, told The Tribune by phone Sunday that he has been recruited by quarterbacks coach Aaron Roderick and that he first received an offer about a month ago. Wilson said he also holds offers from UMass, Portland State and San Jose State. Utah holds the edge right now, he said, because of its Pac-12 members...</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> 58180439@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:30:50 MDT Pyle: Reaching for the evil button is all too easy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170884-82/evil-families-congress-doesn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170884-82/evil-families-congress-doesn.html.csp">Pyle: Reaching for the evil button is all too easy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George Pyle</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:20:02.647-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">My father, who would have made a heck of a newspaper editor, was a heck of a public servant instead. As I began my career in a business that exists to look over the shoulder of his business, he imparted one bit of advice. Never attribute to evil intent behavior that can be explained by foolishness. (Actually, he probably used a much stronger expression than “foolishness.” Still.) Such thinking served him well when he, as a city official in a town a long way from here, was called to explain his ...</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> 58170884@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:20:02 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Clooney 1, tabloid 0 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58165171-66/clooney-com-daily-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58165171-66/clooney-com-daily-http.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Clooney 1, tabloid 0</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T07:10:54.506-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 07:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • George Clooney wrote a ferocious op-ed against Britain’s Daily Mail over a story the tabloid wrote about his future mother-in-law — and got the paper to apologize. [The Huffington Post] • A live-action remake of “Dumbo”? Yup, that’s going to be a thing now. [The Hollywood Reporter] • Kevin Smith says he’s still going to make “Clerks 3,” even though The Weinstein Company won’t bankroll it. [Entertainment Weekly]</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> 58165171@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:10:54 MDT Sean P. Means: ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ turns 50, but doesn’t show its age http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58138169-223/beatles-movie-george-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58138169-223/beatles-movie-george-com.html.csp">Sean P. Means: ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ turns 50, but doesn’t show its age</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T15:39:03.099-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 03:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Film lovers always debate what is the best movie ever made — usually with titles like “Citizen Kane,” “Casablanca” and “The Godfather” thrown into the conversation. If you want to talk about the most fun movie ever made — the movie most packed with joy, exuberance and happiness — I’ll nominate a movie that debuted 50 years ago this weekend: “A Hard Day’s Night.” The cinematic debut of The Beatles — which premiered in the United Kingdom on July 6, 1964, and hit American theaters a few weeks lat...</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> 58138169@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:39:03 MDT St. George prostitution sting nabs 9 would-be clients http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133625-78/clients-decoy-george-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133625-78/clients-decoy-george-police.html.csp">St. George prostitution sting nabs 9 would-be clients</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="2014-06-30T15:44:45.912-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 03:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A weekend prostitution sting resulted in the arrests of nine would-be customers, St. George police say. Using a female decoy posing as a prostitute, officers placed advertisements for sexual services on various websites, arranged meetings with prospective clients by telephone and then laid in wait. Having discussed the nature of services and prices on the phone, the men were arrested after meeting the decoy at an unspecified location on Friday. Cited for solicitation were men from several southe...</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> 58133625@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:44:45 MDT Judge dismisses George Zimmerman’s lawsuit against NBC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58132511-68/zimmerman-judge-nbc-george.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58132511-68/zimmerman-judge-nbc-george.html.csp">Judge dismisses George Zimmerman’s lawsuit against NBC</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE SCHNEIDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T08:48:01.922-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 08:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orlando, Fla. • A Florida judge has dismissed the defamation lawsuit filed by George Zimmerman against NBC. Judge Debra Nelson said in an order made public Monday that Zimmerman had failed to show that the news network acted with malice. The judge says the malice standard is appropriate because Zimmerman was a public figure. Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The teen was killed by Zimmerman in February 2012 in Sanford. Zimmerman ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581325112014-06-30T08:48:01.922-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T08:48:01.922-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132511@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:48:01 MDT Motorcyclist dies from injuries in St. George crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58130014-78/jeep-release-motorcycle-george.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58130014-78/jeep-release-motorcycle-george.html.csp">Motorcyclist dies from injuries in St. George crash</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="2014-06-29T16:34:02.569-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 04:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A motorcyclist died after a Jeep crashed into him near a St. George intersection. About 2 p.m. Saturday, an eastbound Jeep drifted into the center turn lane of Riverside Drive and was on a collision course with a Ford Ranger waiting to turn left onto 2450 East, according to a St. George police news release. When the Jeep veered left into the westbound lanes, it had veered into the path of three oncoming motorcyclists, the release adds. “The motorcyclists were riding in a staggered formation and ...</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> 58130014@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:34:02 MDT Utah forecast: Warm along the Wasatch Front, a scorcher in St. George http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124824-78/weather-sunday-upper-forecast.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124824-78/weather-sunday-upper-forecast.html.csp">Utah forecast: Warm along the Wasatch Front, a scorcher in St. George</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T12:03:55.978-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 12:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Get ready for a pleasant weekend along the Wasatch Front and a scorcher in St. George. The National Weather Service is predicting that temperatures in Salt Lake City will reach the mid 80s on Saturday under sunny skies and will drop to about 60 overnight. Sunday is expected to be a little warmer, with the thermometer reaching the upper 80s. The low once again will dip to about 60 degrees. Temperatures in Provo should reach the mid 80s on Saturday and the low 90s on Sunday, with lows both nights ...</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> 58124824@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 12:03:55 MDT Pyle: Don’t forget net neutrality in plotting Utah’s online future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58119079-82/utopia-comcast-internet-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58119079-82/utopia-comcast-internet-com.html.csp">Pyle: Don’t forget net neutrality in plotting Utah’s online future</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George Pyle</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T17:00:25.635-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 05:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Now, hold on, Mr. Potter. You’re right when you say my father was no businessman. I know that. Why he ever started this cheap, penny-ante Building and Loan, I’ll never know.” — George Bailey, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” A lot of good folks are still trying to figure out what they were thinking when 11 Wasatch Front cities banded together 12 years ago and anted up what now amounts to a half-billion in debt to build what they hoped would be an open, state-of-the-art fiber optic Internet service n...</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> 58119079@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:00:25 MDT Utah Hike of the week: Brooks Nature Park and Owens Loop in St. George http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58012695-117/loop-trail-george-hike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58012695-117/loop-trail-george-hike.html.csp">Utah Hike of the week: Brooks Nature Park and Owens Loop in St. George</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T13:49:46.31-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Directions • From Interstate 15 in St. George, exit onto St. George Boulevard and go west. Turn right and go north on Main Street. Brooks Nature Park is at 452 N. Main St. The trail head is there. This is a good hike to get a view of St. George. The hardest part of the hike is the beginning. A hill takes you past a large water tank and northeast up a slope. The trail parallels goes north and Red Hills Parkway for a short time, then turns to the south and southwest, putting you on Owens Loo...</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> 58012695@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 13:49:46 MDT Swallow, Shurtleff used Johnson’s houseboat, Ferrari, jet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58103947-78/johnson-swallow-shurtleff-warrants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58103947-78/johnson-swallow-shurtleff-warrants.html.csp">Swallow, Shurtleff used Johnson’s houseboat, Ferrari, jet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T08:27:46.401-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 08:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow tooled around the streets of St. George in Jeremy Johnson’s Ferrari, and his predecessor, Mark Shurtleff, used the embattled businessman’s plane to jet to New York to shuttle a TV actor to a charity event, according to search warrants on their Sandy homes unsealed Monday. The new court documents show that officers seized a long list of computers, digital storage devices, camcorders, digital cameras, iPods and CDs, along with boxes of documents from the h...</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> 58103947@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:27:46 MDT Editorial page second thoughts, from here to St. Louis and back again ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58090338-82/gerson-george-louis-michael.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58090338-82/gerson-george-louis-michael.html.csp">Editorial page second thoughts, from here to St. Louis and back again ...</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="2014-06-19T16:15:22.523-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The other day, we at The Salt Lake Tribune Opinion section felt we owed our readers a more detailed explanation about the true nature of the author of one of last Sunday’s op-eds. — Bean-counting bureaucrats’ at BLM are locking up Utah’s future — Anastasia Swearingen | For The Salt Lake Tribune “Editor’s note: This commentary originally described the author as a senior research analyst for the Environmental Policy Alliance. In fact, Anastasia Swearingen works for the public relations firm Berman...</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> 58090338@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:15:22 MDT Troubled St. George Animal Shelter has been revamped http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58080708-78/animal-shelter-george-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58080708-78/animal-shelter-george-http.html.csp">Troubled St. George Animal Shelter has been revamped</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T22:01:58.914-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Less than a year after local organizations complained about poor conditions at the St. George Animal Shelter, the city is holding a grand re-opening and open house to show off changes at the facility. The event is scheduled to begin 10 a.m. Saturday at the shelter, 605 E. Waterworks Drive, with a ribbon cutting and a live radio broadcast sponsored by Canyon Media. Light refreshments will be served until 1 p.m. and tours of the remodeled shelter will be held until 5 p.m. Half-off animal adopti...</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> 58080708@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:01:58 MDT Theater review: ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ seethes with passion and venom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58062022-223/george-martha-production-virginia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58062022-223/george-martha-production-virginia.html.csp">Theater review: ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ seethes with passion and venom</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Barbara M. Bannon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T17:07:46.114-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 05:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We’ve all experienced them — married couples who have been together so long, they carp and criticize each other without being aware of it. It doesn’t matter if they’re alone or someone else is present. They are locked into a pattern of pushing each other’s buttons. Take one of those couples and multiply the intensity of their encounters a thousand times. What you get is George and Martha in Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” — a Pinnacle Acting Company production that is one of 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> 58062022@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:07:46 MDT Statue of Utah massacre figure John D. Lee fails to find home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58069504-90/statue-lee-utah-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58069504-90/statue-lee-utah-washington.html.csp">Statue of Utah massacre figure John D. Lee fails to find home</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T20:21:57.773-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington, Utah • Another bid to find a permanent home for a statue of the lone Mormon pioneer executed over the infamous 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre in southern Utah has failed. The Washington City Council unanimously voted Wednesday against a request to display the statue of John D. Lee in front of city buildings, citing his conviction in the killing of 120 members of an Arkansas wagon train. Only 17 children survived the slaughter. Councilman Jeff Turek said he voted against the proposal ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580695042014-06-14T20:21:57.773-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-14T20:21:57.773-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58069504@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 20:21:57 MDT Ex-president Bush makes 90th birthday parachute jump http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060376-68/bush-president-jump-birthday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060376-68/bush-president-jump-birthday.html.csp">Ex-president Bush makes 90th birthday parachute jump</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID SHARP </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T10:10:20.033-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kennebunkport, Maine • Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump near his summer home in coastal Maine, delivering on a vow he made five years ago even though he can no longer use his legs. The nation’s 41st president jumped from a helicopter harnessed to Sgt. 1st Class Mike Elliott, a retired member of the Golden Knights, the Army’s parachute team, near Kennebunkport. Elliott guided Bush to a gentle landing five years ago. On Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580603762014-06-12T10:10:20.033-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T10:10:20.033-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060376@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:10:20 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Sonic to the big screen, finally http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58054976-66/com-http-sonic-twitter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58054976-66/com-http-sonic-twitter.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Sonic to the big screen, finally</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="2014-06-12T08:36:38.119-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 08:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Video game fans will finally get a “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie. [The Wrap] • Vincent D’Onofrio (“Law & Order: Criminal Intent”) will play Kingpin, the big villain in Netflix’ new “Daredevil” TV series. [Los Angeles Times] • “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin has joined Twitter — making obsolete the joke that he wouldn’t do Twitter because when he sees 140 characters, he kills them off. [Entertainment Weekly]</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> 58054976@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:36:38 MDT Firefighters knock down brush fire east of St. George http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58014916-78/fire-george-video-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58014916-78/fire-george-video-com.html.csp">Firefighters knock down brush fire east of St. George</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="2014-06-02T14:27:37.563-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 02:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt;No one was injured in a Sunday afternoon brush fire that burned along the Virgin River in St. George. It took fire crews two and a half hours to fight the blaze, according to the St. George Spectrum. No structures were threatened by the 50-foot flames, the newspaper reported. Utah Sen. Steve Urquhart, R-St. George, posted a video of the fire to Instagram. The video, posted about 4:22 p.m., shows plumes of black smoke rising from flames that tower over trees. &lt;iframe src=”//ins...</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> 58014916@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:27:37 MDT