ILLEGAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ILLEGAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Keep up good work, BLM Agent Love http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58469059-82/love-agent-blm-dan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58469059-82/love-agent-blm-dan.html.csp">Letter: Keep up good work, BLM Agent Love</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T18:22:01.949-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 06:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Read with interest again about the wailing and gnashing of teeth re: BLM agent Dan Love’s enforcement of laws protecting our federal lands against illegal incursions in Recapture Canyon into sacred grounds, the vigilante actions by Cliven Bundy, and the desecration of native graves some years back in the Blanding area. We applaud Agent Love’s actions to protect and uphold his duty to all Americans, whether native, white or other. We would stand in solidarity with him against the small minded loc...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58469059@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:22:01 MDT Illegal activities boost Spain’s GDP by $11 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58454559-79/illegal-activities-billion-gdp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58454559-79/illegal-activities-billion-gdp.html.csp">Illegal activities boost Spain’s GDP by $11 billion</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T09:24:01.936-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madrid • Spain’s National Statistics Institute says money generated by drug trafficking, prostitution, smuggling and illegal gambling contributed some $11.4 billion to the national economy last year. The institute said illegal activities represented 0.9 percent of total economic activity. The figures are being included in GDP calculations on the recommendation of the European Union, which is trying to harmonize estimates across member states and get a full picture of economic activity, whether l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584545592014-09-25T09:24:01.936-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T09:24:01.936-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58454559@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:24:01 MDT Patagonia catalog shows illegal climbing in Capitol Reef, fines levied http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442740-78/park-capitol-reef-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442740-78/park-capitol-reef-national.html.csp">Patagonia catalog shows illegal climbing in Capitol Reef, fines levied</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="2014-09-22T20:03:21.843-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 08:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">People sometimes find more than they bargained for while flipping through catalogs. A picture of climbers used in a Patagonia catalog in 2011 raised suspicions because it showed a “first ascent” in the Grand Wash area of Utah’s Capitol Reef National Park. Rangers visited the spot in the picture and found climbing bolts had been embedded in the rock and determined that “trundling” — moving rocks to make a route — had occurred. Both activities are illegal in the national park. Further investigat...</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> 58442740@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:03:21 MDT Letter: Herbert lives on the ‘really’ edge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358747-82/really-edge-illegal-herbert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358747-82/really-edge-illegal-herbert.html.csp">Letter: Herbert lives on the ‘really’ edge</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T15:42:59.909-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 03:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Our adorable governor, Gary Herbert, lives life on the edge, or should I say the “really” edge. He won’t suspend his doomed defense of the state ban on same-sex marriage because he doesn’t think that the state constitution is “really” illegal — as opposed to just illegal. Also, I now read that he is contributing indirectly to the deaths of Utah citizens by denying critical health care to the poor because he isn’t convinced that requiring a job requirement for Medicaid support is “really” illega...</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> 58358747@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:42:59 MDT Snail invasion? USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58352080-68/snails-department-giant-usda.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58352080-68/snails-department-giant-usda.html.csp">Snail invasion? USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY CLARE JALONICK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T12:40:02.265-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders. The Agriculture Department is trying to stop them. Since June, department authorities have seized more than 1,200 live specimens of the large snails, also known as giant African land snails, all of them traced back to one person in Georgia, who was selling them illegally. The USDA discovered the snails through a tip fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583520802014-08-29T12:40:02.265-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T12:40:02.265-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352080@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:40:02 MDT Trib Talk: Room for ridesharing in SLC transport scene? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58293514-231/tribtalk-com-ridesharing-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58293514-231/tribtalk-com-ridesharing-sltrib.html.csp">Trib Talk: Room for ridesharing in SLC transport scene?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T12:53:10.032-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 12:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tech-based ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft have rolled into Utah. They are currently illegal in Salt Lake City, but officials want to pave a way to legalize the activity, much to the chagrin of local taxi companies. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Salt Lake City Mayor Becker’s chief of staff David Everitt, Yellow Cab attorney Don Winder and Tribune reporter Lee Davidson join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to explore whether cabs and ridesharing can peacefully co-exist. Watch this online video chat at ...</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> 58293514@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:53:10 MDT Yellowstone crews work to remove illegal trails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58255314-223/trails-park-yellowstone-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58255314-223/trails-park-yellowstone-officials.html.csp">Yellowstone crews work to remove illegal trails</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T22:00:02.834-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • Yellowstone National Park officials are working on removing trails that were illegally constructed in the park’s southwestern corner. Park officials say authorized trails in the area remain open and unaffected. So-called “social trails” often result when people wander off established trails in heavily used areas near overlooks, along rivers and in places leading to climbing routes. Park officials tell the Jackson Hole News & Guide somebody deliberately built 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> 58255314@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 22:00:02 MDT Cepeda: Hearing lots of ‘Hispandering’ from both parties http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58248046-82/immigration-democrats-hispanics-republicans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58248046-82/immigration-democrats-hispanics-republicans.html.csp">Cepeda: Hearing lots of ‘Hispandering’ from both parties</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Esther Cepeda</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T10:11:02.785-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">CHICAGO • Whenever immigration matters heat up, a stream of “what it means” articles about potential Hispanic voting behavior is sure to follow. I suspect this happens because news outlets know that anything relating to the Latino vote is sure-fire clickbait. With recent speculation that President Obama might issue an executive order expanding his 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program so that other illegal immigrants could get two-year deportation reprieves — and the Republica...</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> 58248046@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:11:02 MDT