HIGHWAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HIGHWAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Man severs foot in crash on Bangerter Highway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58472051-78/bangerter-crash-driver-foot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58472051-78/bangerter-crash-driver-foot.html.csp">Man severs foot in crash on Bangerter Highway</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="2014-09-30T23:12:39.08-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man’s foot was severed in a Monday night crash on Bangerter Highway in West Valley City. The man lost a large amount of blood after the crash near 3500 South, but as of Tuesday afternoon was expected to survive, said West Valley City police Lt. LaMonte Cox. The man was driving a pickup south on Bangerter about 11:15 p.m. when he tried to turn left onto 3500 South, police said. The truck collided with a northbound car whose driver allegedly ran a red light. The driver of the pickup was critica...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58472051@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:12:39 MDT Semi-tanker dodges deer, rolls on US-6 near Spanish Fork http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58467276-78/tanker-deer-driver-fork.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58467276-78/tanker-deer-driver-fork.html.csp">Semi-tanker dodges deer, rolls on US-6 near Spanish Fork</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T13:56:12.09-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 01:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A semi-tanker truck driver, reportedly trying to avoid hitting a deer, overturned early Monday morning on US-6, about 20 miles east of Spanish Fork. The Utah Highway Patrol said the westbound big rig toppled after it slammed into a concrete barrier wall about 3:30 a.m. The driver escaped with minor injuries, but the accident completely closed down the highway for nearly three hours. As of 6 a.m., traffic flow was restored to one lane, with eastbound and westbound motorists taking turns getting 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> 58467276@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:56:12 MDT Reward offered in fawns’ poaching http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58460779-78/dwr-fawns-release-according.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58460779-78/dwr-fawns-release-according.html.csp">Reward offered in fawns’ poaching</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="2014-09-26T21:51:02.456-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is asking for the public’s help finding whoever poached two fawns in Kane County. A reward is available for “critical information” that leads to the successful prosecution of the poachers, according to a Friday news release from the DWR. People found the two dead fawns on Sept. 1 near Highway 14, about two miles east of its junction with Highway 89, and reported it to the DWR. The investigation revealed that both had been shot and their bodies left to wast...</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> 58460779@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:51:02 MDT Truck hits college softball team’s bus, killing 4 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461727-68/team-bus-hampton-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461727-68/team-bus-hampton-college.html.csp">Truck hits college softball team’s bus, killing 4</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T11:38:02.199-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Davis, Okla. • A tractor-trailer crossed a southern Oklahoma highway median and plowed into the side of a Texas college softball team’s bus, killing four women on the team and injuring more than a dozen others, authorities said. The collision involving the North Central Texas College team happened at around 9 p.m. Friday on Interstate 35 south of Davis, which is about 70 miles south of Oklahoma City and 60 miles north of Gainesville, Texas, where the school is located. The team was heading home ...</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> 58461727@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:38:02 MDT After flood closed I-15, Utah detour needs big repairs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58458249-90/cedar-closed-detour-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58458249-90/cedar-closed-detour-highway.html.csp">After flood closed I-15, Utah detour needs big repairs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T22:26:23.759-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 10:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • Nevada’s application for emergency federal funds to fix flood damage that closed Interstate 15 for a week earlier this month is about to include something unusual: a plea for $6 million to $7 million to fix a highway in neighboring Utah. Utah State Road 56 — between Cedar City and the Nevada line — became part of a 200-mile detour between Cedar City and Las Vegas when I-15 closed. The small highway usually carries just 500 vehicles a day and instead handled 25,000 — a 50-fold increa...</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> 58458249@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 22:26:23 MDT British motorcyclist who died in Utah crash identified http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58456119-78/utah-morgan-motorcyclist-died.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58456119-78/utah-morgan-motorcyclist-died.html.csp">British motorcyclist who died in Utah crash identified</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T20:55:28.732-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A British motorcyclist who died Wednesday when he collided head-on with a pickup while traveling on the wrong side of a Wasatch County road has been identified. The victim was David Morgan, 61, of Cheshire, England, who was vacationing in Utah, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Morgan was one of two motorcyclists from England who turned west onto State Road 35 near Wolf Creek Pass about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Utah Highway Patrol reported. They both turned into the eastbound lane, where ...</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> 58456119@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:55:28 MDT Multi-vehicle crash in Cache County kills 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58454241-78/driver-jeep-crash-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58454241-78/driver-jeep-crash-highway.html.csp">Multi-vehicle crash in Cache County kills 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T20:51:40.67-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 35-year-old man was killed and another person was injured Thursday morning in a multi-vehicle crash at the junction of US-91 and State Road 61 in Cache County, just south of the Idaho border. Leigh Purser, of Richmond, was killed instantly after his Jeep Wrangler was rear-ended by a possibly fatigued driver, and then struck again by an oncoming vehicle at 6:38 a.m., the Utah Highway Patrol reported. Sgt. Todd Royce said Purser was driving northbound on Highway 91 followed by a Kia minivan. W...</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> 58454241@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:51:40 MDT Recreation: Fall leaves draw Utahns outside http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58370776-223/canyon-utah-east-fall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58370776-223/canyon-utah-east-fall.html.csp">Recreation: Fall leaves draw Utahns outside</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="2014-09-12T08:35:37.82-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 08:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As fall approaches and nature paints mountains and canyons in hues of red, orange and gold, getting outdoors to enjoy the show is almost mandatory in Utah. Whether you plan to take a hike, enjoy a canyon drive, go picnicking or play golf at a canyon course such as Mountain Dell, Wasatch Mountain or Hobble Creek, autumn ranks among the best times of the year to be outdoors. Fall colors usually are best in Utah from mid-September through early October, with leaves in northern Utah changing first. ...</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> 58370776@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:35:37 MDT Utah Hike of the Week: Cuberant Lake Trail — Uinta Mountains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58389382-117/lake-trail-cuberant-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58389382-117/lake-trail-cuberant-highway.html.csp">Utah Hike of the Week: Cuberant Lake Trail — Uinta Mountains</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T16:05:24.602-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Directions •Remember to purchase your $6 recreation pass at the Forest Service office in Kamas, 50 E. Center St., or at the self-pay stations along Highway 150. From Kamas, take Highway 150, also known as the Mirror Lake Highway, east for 32 miles to the Pass Lake Trail Head. It’s on the north side of the road. The trail to Cuberant Lake is on the west end of the parking lot. GPS coordinates are 40.713943, -110.893402. The Cuberant Lake Trail takes you by a series of lakes. The fourth is th...</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> 58389382@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:05:24 MDT Cereal truck topples, clogs I-15 to I-215 exchange http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58445132-78/215-cereal-utah-westbound.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58445132-78/215-cereal-utah-westbound.html.csp">Cereal truck topples, clogs I-15 to I-215 exchange</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="2014-09-23T13:45:22.978-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 01:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A semi-trailer hauling a load of breakfast cereal tipped over early Tuesday morning, closing down the Salt Lake Valley’s Interstate 15 to I-215 westbound exchange near 300 West. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said the driver of the semi sustained minor injuries, but was transported to the hospital to be checked out as a precaution. “He was on northbound I-15 switching over to westbound I-215 and apparently took the ramp too fast,” Royce said. The big rig slammed into a concrete barrier wal...</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> 58445132@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:45:22 MDT Freeway ‘guardian angels’ mark 20th anniversary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433799-90/accident-braceras-freeway-freeways.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433799-90/accident-braceras-freeway-freeways.html.csp">Freeway ‘guardian angels’ mark 20th anniversary</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T20:20:13.702-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 08:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jeff Reynolds says his favorite memory as an Incident Management Team driver for Utah’s transportation department was a snowy day when he patrolled Interstate 80 to look for anyone who needed help. He saw some tracks in the snow that led off the freeway and over a hill. He stopped, saw a car far down the hillside and thought maybe it had been abandoned after a crash. “I walked down and knocked on the window,” he said. “The elderly couple inside started yelling for help.” “The lady was having a ...</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> 58433799@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:20:13 MDT Man dies in Parleys Canyon crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58436467-78/canyon-according-bike-east.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58436467-78/canyon-according-bike-east.html.csp">Man dies in Parleys Canyon crash</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="2014-09-20T22:56:09.866-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 10:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A motorcyclist died Saturday afternoon after careensing off Interstate 80 in Parley’s Canyon. The man — who was not immediately identified — was traveling east on a green Kawasaki sports bike at a high rate of speed, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. About 1:15 p.m., he tried to pass another vehicle near the exit for East Canyon, but there was not enough room, according to UHP. The man lost control of the sports bike, went off the highway and crashed in a large dirt gore area. He was not 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> 58436467@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 22:56:09 MDT Study: Utah roads good, but administrative costs high http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58432936-90/administrative-condition-costs-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58432936-90/administrative-condition-costs-highway.html.csp">Study: Utah roads good, but administrative costs high</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T21:24:12.368-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 09:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new study says Utah’s highway conditions are among the nation’s best, but the state pays a whopping four times the national average for administration per mile. Utah ranked fifth-highest for administrative costs: $47,471 per mile in 2012, compared to a national average of $10,579. That is according to a study by the Reason Foundation, a California-based nonprofit group that promotes libertarian and free-market principles. “High administrative costs in some states could be siphoning away money ...</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> 58432936@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:24:12 MDT Letter: What’s with the UHP cops on Highway 201? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420373-82/highway-201-cops-uhp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420373-82/highway-201-cops-uhp.html.csp">Letter: What’s with the UHP cops on Highway 201?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T16:55:49.87-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 04:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some of us are wondering how long the two UHP cops are gonna sit on Highway 201 between I-80 and Highway 102 with their lights on at taxpayers’ expense. It’s been going on for weeks. You can roll past them doing 70 plus, and they won’t do anything. So what’s the use, when they won’t even bring in any revenue. Just wondering. Lynn Mott West Valley City</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> 58420373@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:49 MDT Detoured I-15 traffic tearing up little Utah highway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58406969-90/davis-detoured-heavy-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58406969-90/davis-detoured-heavy-highway.html.csp">Detoured I-15 traffic tearing up little Utah highway</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T22:46:03.2-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As Nevada floods closed down Interstate 15 traffic headed for Las Vegas all week, the detoured traffic has been tearing up State Road 56 between Cedar City and the Nevada border. “It wasn’t built to handle that kind of traffic. So it caused a lot of potholes and has been breaking up,” Jason Davis, operations director for the Utah Department of Transportation, told the Utah Transportation Commission on Friday. The highway became part of a 200-mile detour around flooded areas by connecting with U....</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> 58406969@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:46:03 MDT Hawaiian merchant: Lava is slow-motion disaster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402094-79/lava-town-county-flow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402094-79/lava-town-county-flow.html.csp">Hawaiian merchant: Lava is slow-motion disaster</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AUDREY McAVOY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T09:13:01.922-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pahoa, Hawaii • Businesses in a small Hawaii town are facing a slow-motion disaster as lava from Kilauea volcano oozes toward roads connecting them to the rest of the Big Island. Tiffany Edwards Hunt, who owns a surf shop with her husband, said the lava could hit buildings while smoke from fires sparked by the lava cold damage merchandise. If lava crosses the highway leading into town, it could cut the town off. “There is the threat of his very historic, very quaint, eclectic village becoming a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584020942014-09-11T09:13:01.922-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T09:13:01.922-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402094@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:13:01 MDT Two killed in Utah County crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58382235-78/amp-utah-santaquin-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58382235-78/amp-utah-santaquin-highway.html.csp">Two killed in Utah County 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="2014-09-06T23:02:28.495-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two women died Saturday when they were ejected in a rollover accident in Santaquin. The Utah Highway Patrol identified the women as Diana Manzo, 25, of Mapleton, and Sabrina Rasmussen, 21, of Springville. Witnesses told the highway patrol that the Pontiac Grand Am was speeding and weaving through traffic as it proceeded north on Interstate 15, said UHP Sgt. Mary Kaye Lucas. About 3:10 p.m., the driver took exit 244 then tried to return to the roadway, according to a UHP news release. The vehi...</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> 58382235@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 23:02:28 MDT Letter: At least UTOPIA offers a choice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58377697-82/utopia-information-choice-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58377697-82/utopia-information-choice-highway.html.csp">Letter: At least UTOPIA offers a choice</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:50:02.389-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Linda M. Sagendorf’s letter (“UTOPIA is information highway robbery,” August 27) mentions Shurtleff and Swallow with a completely unrelated UTOPIA issue to raise hackles, not to provide helpful information. Now an apples to apples comparison is UTOPIA to Comcast. Now the UTOPIA management isn’t perfect, and may even be criminal; however it pales in comparison to the abuses committed by literally every other telecom (residential line provider) available in Utah. The fact remains that the Internet...</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> 58377697@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:50:02 MDT Three die in Labor Day crashes in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364767-78/died-troopers-utah-crashed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364767-78/died-troopers-utah-crashed.html.csp">Three die in Labor Day crashes in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T21:17:55.488-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three people died on Utah’s roads during Labor Day weekend, with thousands of others stopped by state troopers. Utah Highway Patrol made 4,937 traffic stops over the three-day weekend, netting 52 drunken driving arrests and 219 seatbelt violations. Speeding was the reason for 2,839 stops, troopers reported. Three people died in two separate crashes. On Saturday, a head-on crash killed two people on U.S. Highway 89 near the Arizona border. Jay Russell, 53, was driving north about 12:55 p.m. when...</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> 58364767@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:17:55 MDT Dennis Nordfelt dies at 71; led UHP and West Valley City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58355888-90/nordfelt-utah-uhp-dennis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58355888-90/nordfelt-utah-uhp-dennis.html.csp">Dennis Nordfelt dies at 71; led UHP and West Valley City</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="2014-08-30T21:19:56.558-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 09:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dennis Nordfelt, the former superintendent of the Utah Highway Patrol and the former police chief and mayor in West Valley City, died Saturday. He was 71. Nordfelt died at his home in West Valley City, likely due to complications from pneumonia, said his son, Dennis Junior Nordfelt. Nordfelt was serving on the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission at the time of his death. He was the West Valley City police chief from 1987 to 1998, then its mayor from 2002 to 2010. Upon Nordf...</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> 58355888@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:19:56 MDT