JACKSON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/JACKSON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Did Pleasant View top cop’s firing stem from dispute over his authority? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58193795-78/jackson-mayor-chief-greenwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58193795-78/jackson-mayor-chief-greenwood.html.csp">Did Pleasant View top cop’s firing stem from dispute over his authority?</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="2014-07-19T22:03:07.044-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The acrimony that led to a closed-door weekend vote by the Pleasant View mayor and city council to fire longtime Police Chief D. Scott Jackson had its genesis, in part, in allegations of infidelity against one of the chief’s officers. Late Wednesday, City Administrator Melinda Greenwood published a collection of emails between herself, the chief and Mayor Toby Mileski on the city’s website. Accompanying the release was a statement from Mileski that claimed Jackson’s termination was “a thoughtfu...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58193795@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:03:07 MDT Cepeda: What $3.7 billion could do for Chicago http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195257-82/chicago-border-america-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195257-82/chicago-border-america-billion.html.csp">Cepeda: What $3.7 billion could do for Chicago</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="2014-07-17T14:10:05.929-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">CHICAGO • It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion — the amount President Obama has requested to deal with the child migrant border crisis — might have on the traumatized children of Chicago’s South Side. If a humanitarian crisis is, as the Humanitarian Coalition defines it, “an event or series of events which represents a critical threat to the health, safety, security or well-being of a community or other large group of people, usually over a wide area,” Chicago’s needies...</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> 58195257@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:10:05 MDT Pleasant View police chief mulls lawsuit over ‘without cause’ firing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58185364-78/jackson-meeting-neal-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58185364-78/jackson-meeting-neal-officers.html.csp">Pleasant View police chief mulls lawsuit over ‘without cause’ firing</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="2014-07-17T09:29:10.775-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Veteran Pleasant View Police Chief D. Scott Jackson is making plans to sue over his firing “without cause” during an abruptly called, closed city council meeting over the weekend — but he would much rather just be reinstated. Jackson, who has been chief for 15 of the 17 years he has been with the Weber County community of 8,000’s police force, was the victim of a “rush to judgment” led by an “ego-driven” mayor and city administrator, contends his attorney, Randy Neal. Neal said Saturday’s decisi...</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> 58185364@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:29:10 MDT Kirby: Seeking but not finding peace in the Tetons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184309-78/jackson-idea-tetons-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184309-78/jackson-idea-tetons-lake.html.csp">Kirby: Seeking but not finding peace in the Tetons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:03:54.499-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">My wife and I needed some alone time, so we went to beautiful Jackson Hole for the weekend. Big mistake. Huge. The idea was to decompress from grandkids, deadlines and yard work. We’d spend three days walking through the woods, seeing the natural wonders of the Tetons, eating great food and shopping. Jackson Hole seemed like the perfect place for that sort of thing. It had been years since our last visit. It was time for another. Unfortunately, the entire world had the same idea. It was Jackso...</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> 58184309@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:03:54 MDT Knicks hire Kurt Rambis as associate head coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58156704-77/coach-rambis-lakers-knicks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58156704-77/coach-rambis-lakers-knicks.html.csp">Knicks hire Kurt Rambis as associate head coach</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T17:26:25.983-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The New York Knicks have hired Kurt Rambis as associate head coach, reuniting him with former teammate and head coach Derek Fisher. Knicks president Phil Jackson made the announcement on Monday. Rambis and Fisher played 10 seasons together with the Los Angeles Lakers. He spent 13 seasons on the Lakers bench, including seven under Jackson. Jackson says, “The three of us are similar in our philosophies and our approach to the game.” Rambis was part of eight NBA title teams with the Lake...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581567042014-07-08T17:26:25.983-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T17:26:25.983-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156704@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:26:25 MDT AP source: Knicks offer Carmelo Anthony max contract http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58149454-77/anthony-knicks-contract-offer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58149454-77/anthony-knicks-contract-offer.html.csp">AP source: Knicks offer Carmelo Anthony max contract</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T23:21:50.571-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Knicks went coast to coast to let Carmelo Anthony know they want him to stay in New York. Team officials traveled to Los Angeles on Thursday night to meet with the free agent and offered him the maximum contract allowable, a person with knowledge of the details said. Team President Phil Jackson and general manager Steve Mills were part of the meeting but not Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan, an official with knowledge of the plans told The Associated Press on condition o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581494542014-07-04T23:21:50.571-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T23:21:50.571-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149454@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 23:21:50 MDT AP source: Knicks to meet with Anthony in LA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147502-77/anthony-knicks-meet-meeting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147502-77/anthony-knicks-meet-meeting.html.csp">AP source: Knicks to meet with Anthony in LA</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T22:50:11.045-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A person with knowledge of the plans says the New York Knicks plan to meet with Carmelo Anthony on Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles. Team president Phil Jackson and general manager Steve Mills were expected to be part of the meeting but not Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because details of the meeting were to remain private. The meeting was first reported by ESPN. Anthony was in Los Angeles to meet with the L...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581475022014-07-03T22:50:11.045-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T22:50:11.045-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147502@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:50:11 MDT Animal Planet star gets married at Best Friends Animal Sancuary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58133734-66/animal-http-cat-friends.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58133734-66/animal-http-cat-friends.html.csp">Animal Planet star gets married at Best Friends Animal Sancuary</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="2014-06-30T15:44:16.764-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 03:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s not often that the most adorable creature at a wedding is the ringbearer — but that happened Sunday in Kanab. The couple getting married were Jackson Galaxy, who stars on the Animal Planet show “My Cat From Hell,” and Minoo Rahbar, who works with Kitten Rescue Los Angeles. The ringbearer was their dog, Mooshka. The intimate ceremony took place at Kanab’s Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, the nation’s largest no-kill shelter for companion animals.</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> 58133734@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:44:16 MDT NBA free agents weigh building bank account or a team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58129344-77/team-anthony-nba-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58129344-77/team-anthony-nba-players.html.csp">NBA free agents weigh building bank account or a team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T23:04:19.262-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Phil Jackson sought to clear something up: Suggesting Carmelo Anthony take less than a maximum salary wasn’t his idea. It was Anthony, Jackson noted, who first brought up leaving money on the table to help build a winning team. Now it’s about time to see if the All-Star forward will — and if it would be in New York. Free agency opens Tuesday, and it’s no longer just a means for players to make their situations better. That might be Anthony’s goal, but for players such as LeBron James ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581293442014-06-29T23:04:19.262-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-29T23:04:19.262-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58129344@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:04:19 MDT NBA: Agent says Carmelo Anthony loves NY but... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58103731-77/anthony-agent-loves-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58103731-77/anthony-agent-loves-says.html.csp">NBA: Agent says Carmelo Anthony loves NY but...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T16:37:26.893-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Carmelo Anthony “loves being a Knick” but is headed for free agency because he wants to explore his options, his agent says. Leon Rose also says that Anthony loves New York and its fans. The All-Star forward had a Monday deadline to terminate the final year of his contract and had informed the team he would do so. Anthony would have earned $23.3 million next season had he chose to play out the final year of his deal. Knicks president Phil Jackson had told Anthony it may be a good idea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581037312014-06-24T16:37:26.893-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T16:37:26.893-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103731@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:37:26 MDT Sources: Carmelo heads to free agency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58100846-77/anthony-knicks-free-contract.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58100846-77/anthony-knicks-free-contract.html.csp">Sources: Carmelo heads to free agency</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T22:49:03.419-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Carmelo Anthony is putting himself on the free agent market. Anthony has informed the New York Knicks of his long-expected plans, two people with knowledge of the details said Sunday. Anthony had a Monday deadline to terminate the final year of his contract. He filed the paperwork on Friday, one of the people told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no official announcements were made. Anthony has repeatedly said he planned to explore free agency this summer. Team ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581008462014-06-22T22:49:03.419-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-22T22:49:03.419-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58100846@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 22:49:03 MDT Prep Basketball: Jackson’s 50 leads Lone Peak to win in Dubai http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58084071-190/dubai-jackson-lone-peak.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58084071-190/dubai-jackson-lone-peak.html.csp">Prep Basketball: Jackson’s 50 leads Lone Peak to win in Dubai</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T16:44:09.24-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dubai • Frank Jackson fired in 50 points Wednesday as Lone Peak captured a 101-97 victory over MPAC-Dubai in the first annual MPAC Sports Basketball Elite International tournament in Dubai. The victory improved the four-time 5A defending champion Knights’ record in the tournament featuring top U.S. prep teams and teams from the Middle East and Africa to 3-1. The Knights will play Huntington Prep Friday in the championship semifinal rounds with the winner playing in the title game. Dylan Hedin ad...</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> 58084071@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:44:09 MDT Man tries to toss drug-filled football into prison yard but is arrested http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58081233-68/football-jackson-press-throw.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58081233-68/football-jackson-press-throw.html.csp">Man tries to toss drug-filled football into prison yard but is arrested</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T19:57:00.42-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 07:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson, Mich. • Michigan authorities say a man tried to throw a football loaded with drugs and cellphones into the yard of a state prison. State Trooper Toby Baker says Sunday’s throw in Jackson fell short; the football landed between two fences and not in the yard where prisoners exercise. An officer at the G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility saw the man throw the football; officers arrested the suspect. The Detroit Free Press and the Jackson Citizen-Patriot say the ball contained heroin, m...</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> 58081233@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:57:00 MDT NBA notes: Knicks’ Phil Jackson fined $25K for tampering http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58019472-77/nba-sterling-fisher-jackson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58019472-77/nba-sterling-fisher-jackson.html.csp">NBA notes: Knicks’ Phil Jackson fined $25K for tampering</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T22:21:01.729-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 10:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York Knicks President Phil Jackson has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for a tampering violation involving veteran guard Derek Fisher. Jackson told reporters last week that Fisher is “on my list of guys that could be very good candidates” to coach the Knicks next season. Because Fisher is under contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, that was deemed to be in violation of league rules. The Thunder were eliminated from the Western Conference finals on Saturday night. Fisher is widely expected t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580194722014-06-02T22:21:01.729-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-02T22:21:01.729-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58019472@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:21:01 MDT Pittsburgh’s ex-mayor tells Utahns what communities need to thrive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58007677-90/build-cities-development-helped.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58007677-90/build-cities-development-helped.html.csp">Pittsburgh’s ex-mayor tells Utahns what communities need to thrive</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="2014-06-01T12:25:35.539-06:00">Updated Jun 1, 2014 12:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy likes to recite the tale of Horatio Nelson Jackson in advising local government officials to be forward thinking if they want their communities to thrive. An early advocate of automobiles when horse-and-buggy rigs still reigned supreme, Jackson and a partner won a bet in 1903 against skeptics by traveling across the country in a car (despite nonexistent roads in some places) faster than anyone expected. In doing so, Jackson helped fuel America’s love affair 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> 58007677@www.sltrib.com Sun, 01 Jun 2014 12:25:35 MDT