JORDAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/JORDAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Council keeps Jordan River Par 3 open for the season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57849565-90/council-course-courses-fees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57849565-90/council-course-courses-fees.html.csp">Council keeps Jordan River Par 3 open for the season</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="2014-04-23T16:02:27.484-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 04:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jordan River Par 3 Golf Course in Rose Park gets one last Mulligan. It will remain open through November but then will close permanently. That was the outcome of an unofficial straw poll by the Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday evening in a split 4-3 vote. Council members Lisa Adams, James Rogers, Luke Garrott and Charley Luke voted to keep the course open through the playing season. The vote went against the advice of public utilities director Rick Graham, who told the council that closing...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57849565@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:02:27 MDT Debris buildup causes canal to overflow in West Jordan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57854296-78/debris-paxton-west-canal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57854296-78/debris-paxton-west-canal.html.csp">Debris buildup causes canal to overflow in West Jordan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T12:14:40.642-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 12:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Water overflowing from a canal in West Jordan came dangerously close to flooding homes on Wednesday morning, but officials say sandbags and debris removal helped minimize damage. West Jordan Battalion Chief Duane Paxton said Wednesday that crews were called to a home at 9300 S. Betty Drive, near 4000 West, just before 5 a.m. after a homeowner was awakened by a newspaper deliverer who told her water was flooding her yard. Paxton said a nearby canal had overflowed because of debris buildup, and be...</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> 57854296@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:14:40 MDT Prep baseball: Jordan 10-runs West Jordan for season sweep http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57808932-190/jordan-run-west-shaver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57808932-190/jordan-run-west-shaver.html.csp">Prep baseball: Jordan 10-runs West Jordan for season sweep</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Markham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T22:00:41.035-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • Two days later and not much had changed Friday as Jordan traveled to West Jordan to take on the Jaguars. The Beetdiggers won again by double digits, plating 12 runs in the first three innings and ending it after five innings, 13-3. “We have a pretty good team and West Jordan’s a good team,” winning pitcher Colton Shaver said. “This week we just felt good — everyone felt good, we were having fun, and it just helps our confidence out big time with all of our bats. As soon as I got 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> 57808932@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:00:41 MDT Utah basketball signs top junior college power forward Chris Reyes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57829818-89/reyes-junior-utah-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57829818-89/reyes-junior-utah-basketball.html.csp">Utah basketball signs top junior college power forward Chris Reyes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T16:25:31.276-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 04:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">He signed with Saint Mary’s out of high school. He took a detour to Citrus Junior College, and became one of the best JUCO power forwards in the country. Now, Chris Reyes is back playing Division I basketball. The 6-foot-7 rising junior officially signed with Utah on Wednesday morning, becoming a Ute when he faxed over his letter of intent. With his signature, Reyes becomes the fourth member of Larry Krystkowiak’s recruiting class. “I’m really excited to join Utah,” Reyes said. “It’s an excellen...</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> 57829818@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:25:31 MDT West Valley City rejects plan for Jordan River Marketplace http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57786621-79/area-ascent-center-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57786621-79/area-ascent-center-council.html.csp">West Valley City rejects plan for Jordan River Marketplace</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="2014-04-16T13:57:55.742-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 01:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • For years, officials of the state’s second-largest city envisioned a multicultural center of shops and restaurants next to the Jordan River that would showcase the diversity of the community and serve as a destination spot. But the Jordan River Marketplace struggled to get off the ground and now the West Valley City Council has put the project on hold indefinitely. The council voted unanimously late last month to reject Ascent Construction’s proposal for the first phase of 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> 57786621@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:57:55 MDT Web-savvy tipsters help W. Jordan cops nab LensCrafter thieves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57821190-78/jordan-sunglasses-suspects-tipsters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57821190-78/jordan-sunglasses-suspects-tipsters.html.csp">Web-savvy tipsters help W. Jordan cops nab LensCrafter thieves</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="2014-04-15T08:55:05.604-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you steal $2,700 in high-end sunglasses, selling them on Facebook is not a bright idea. Having those shades in your car during a traffic stop? Double dumb. West Jordan police Office Ian Adams said Tuesday that those two stupid criminal tricks, along with the help of observant, web-savvy tipsters, led to the arrests of two male suspects in the April 8 thefts at the LensCrafter store, 7083 S. Plaza Center Drive. The suspects grabbed the glasses and ran while an employee was helping another cust...</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> 57821190@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:55:05 MDT Golf: Jordan Spieth finally looks his age at the Masters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57815357-77/spieth-shot-masters-green.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57815357-77/spieth-shot-masters-green.html.csp">Golf: Jordan Spieth finally looks his age at the Masters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T23:31:21.605-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Augusta, Ga. • As the errant shots began to pile up, Jordan Spieth swung his club angrily and spewed out his frustration for everyone to hear. “Dang it, Jordan!” he muttered while strolling down a fairway at Augusta National. Finally, after three brilliant days, the kid showed his age. A major championship will have to wait. “It stings right now,” Spieth conceded, showing the impatience of youth. The Texan is only 20, surely with a long career ahead of him. He was looking to become the youngest ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578153572014-04-13T23:31:21.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-13T23:31:21.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57815357@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:31:21 MDT Masters: 20-year-old Jordan Spieth shares lead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57811090-77/spieth-masters-shot-watson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57811090-77/spieth-masters-shot-watson.html.csp">Masters: 20-year-old Jordan Spieth shares lead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Doug Ferguson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T00:33:23.549-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 12:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Augusta, Ga. • Even without golf’s biggest star, this suddenly is shaping up as a Masters for the ages. Jordan Spieth, playing a brand of big-time golf that belies his 20 years, kept his cool amid the chaos of Saturday at Augusta National. He was too busy trying to handle a lightning-fast golf course to even look at a leaderboard until he couldn’t avoid them over the closing holes of a wild round. His name at the top with Bubba Watson was compelling enough. It’s been 83 years since a player this...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578110902014-04-13T00:33:23.549-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-13T00:33:23.549-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57811090@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:33:23 MDT Animatronic rock monster invades South Jordan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57792089-223/fantasycon-animatronic-com-iframe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57792089-223/fantasycon-animatronic-com-iframe.html.csp">Animatronic rock monster invades South Jordan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T17:31:06.071-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What was all that noise at the District Megaplex Theatre on Wednesday? Would you believe a 15-foot, 1,500-pound animatronic rock monster named Rocky? Really. The beast, built in St. Louis and transported to Utah for the upcoming FantasyCon, will spend the next few months in South Jordan before moving to the Salt Palace Convention Center for the first FantasyCon from July 3-5.</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> 57792089@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:31:06 MDT Prep baseball: Alta defeats West Jordan, 2-1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57767269-190/alta-needed-jordan-run.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57767269-190/alta-needed-jordan-run.html.csp">Prep baseball: Alta defeats West Jordan, 2-1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Markham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T22:39:32.037-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Alta and West Jordan kicked off Region 3 play Wednesday under dark skies, chilly temperatures and a light snow flurry. The Hawks’ pitcher Mitch Page let the weather get to him in the first inning — giving up one unearned run — but from that point on, the hurler was unfazed as he finished with six strong shutout innings, earning a 2-1 victory. “After the first inning I kind of realized I wasn’t warmed up as well [as I needed to be],” Page said. “I was leaving the ball up, so I just knew I...</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> 57767269@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:39:32 MDT Robber steals drugs from South Jordan Walgreens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57778871-78/police-jordan-south-armed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57778871-78/police-jordan-south-armed.html.csp">Robber steals drugs from South Jordan Walgreens</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T13:38:01.788-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Jordan police are looking for a man who robbed a Walgreens on Saturday morning of medications. The man entered the store at 10429 S. Redwood Road about 9:25 a.m. and ordered the pharmacist to hand over various medications. The suspect fled the area with an undisclosed amount of drugs in a white 4-by-4 Ford pickup, according to a police statement. The man did not use a weapon in the robbery but police say the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. For more information, contact So...</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> 57778871@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 13:38:01 MDT Prep baseball: Jordan overcomes flat start to beat Brighton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57766801-190/game-jordan-brighton-gomez.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57766801-190/game-jordan-brighton-gomez.html.csp">Prep baseball: Jordan overcomes flat start to beat Brighton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bubba Brown</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T11:31:27.063-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • The ball jumped off the bat of Brighton’s Joe Miller, and it streaked through the cold wet air on its way to a final destination that would determine the game, one way or another. Miller began sprinting for first as Jordan pitcher Morgan Gomez spun around. Second baseman Parker Anderson shuffled to his right and leaped. He snagged the liner at the apex of the jump, and like that, the Bengals’ two-out rally, and the game, were over. After starting the game stagnant and failing to capitali...</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> 57766801@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:31:27 MDT Jordan District leaders talk bonds, growth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57760945-78/board-bond-jordan-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57760945-78/board-bond-jordan-district.html.csp">Jordan District leaders talk bonds, growth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T21:45:49.119-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 09:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When voters decided against a $495 million bond last year, Jordan District leaders knew they would need to consider other ways to deal with rapid growth. On Tuesday, district board members began weighing more of those options, including asking voters to consider another, smaller bond in November; creating magnet programs; and/or changing school boundaries when a school needs more than six portable classrooms. All three of those options were among the most highly recommended items on a list of mo...</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> 57760945@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:45:49 MDT Residents protest development near golf course, Jordan River http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57747515-90/area-course-development-eagles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57747515-90/area-course-development-eagles.html.csp">Residents protest development near golf course, Jordan River</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T10:12:45.758-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 10:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A handful of South Jordan residents turned out Saturday wearing green T-shirts and carrying “SaveMulligans.com” signs to protest city plans for development they think could gobble up Mulligans Golf Course and encroach on the Jordan River corridor. Mulligans, located near 700 W. 10600 South, is used by more than 150,000 patrons annually, according to the group, and many thousands more walk, bike and jog along the Jordan River trail. “A wildlife migratory crossroads, this area of South Jordan i...</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> 57747515@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 10:12:45 MDT Commentary: Questioning the role of college athletes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743482-82/athletes-parks-rosa-driver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743482-82/athletes-parks-rosa-driver.html.csp">Commentary: Questioning the role of college athletes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jordan weissmann</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T05:16:10.144-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 05:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">By Jordan Weissmann Slate NEW YORK — The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has already been embroiled in a scandal for allowing its athletes to enroll in fake courses for easy credit. Now, the whole controversy has a rather potent visual symbol to go along with it: a 146-word, ungrammatical essay on Rosa Parks that earned an A-. Mary Willingham, who spent a decade tutoring and advising UNC’s jocks before becoming a whistleblower, unveiled the paper during an interview with ESPN. As 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> 57743482@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:16:10 MDT Rocky Mountain Power crews quickly restore service in W. Jordan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57738841-78/power-crews-customers-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57738841-78/power-crews-customers-fire.html.csp">Rocky Mountain Power crews quickly restore service in W. Jordan</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="2014-03-27T13:36:49.512-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 01:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Jordan power outage triggered by a pole fire Thursday morning left about 575 customers without electricity. Rocky Mountain Power crews had fully restored service by 9:04 a.m., about 35 minutes after the first was spotted near 3200 West and 7800 South. The resulting outage affected customers within the 84084 ZIP code, the utility reported. The specific cause of the fire was under investigation, but was believed related to a morning snowstorm that hit parts of the Salt Lake Valley. remims@...</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> 57738841@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:36:49 MDT Jordan District split talk continues despite land purchase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57731175-78/jordan-district-south-board.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57731175-78/jordan-district-south-board.html.csp">Jordan District split talk continues despite land purchase</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T07:22:20.335-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 07:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jordan School District board decided Tuesday night to spend $7 million on land for two possible new schools in the Daybreak development — but it might be too little too late for some South Jordan leaders considering splitting from the district. The board voted Tuesday to buy 32 acres in South Jordan’s Daybreak development at 4800 West 10200 South for possible school construction. The decision comes amid discussion in recent weeks among South Jordan leaders about splitting from the district o...</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> 57731175@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:22:20 MDT Playground will be named after murdered girl, Sierra Newbold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57676197-90/com-comcast-http-jordan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57676197-90/com-comcast-http-jordan.html.csp">Playground will be named after murdered girl, Sierra Newbold</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="2014-03-25T21:47:51.766-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 09:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new playground that will be accessible to all children, including kids with disabilities, is slated to be built this spring in West Jordan. The playground, in Ron Wood Park at 5900 W. New Bingham Highway, will be named in honor of Sierra Newbold, a West Jordan 6-year-old girl who was abducted from her home in 2012 and killed. The West Jordan City Council unanimously approved the name earlier this month. “In honor of Sierra’s life and the ongoing efforts of her family to bring awareness to 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> 57676197@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:47:51 MDT Firefighters battle two-alarm West Jordan house fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57719409-78/fire-paxton-west-crews.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57719409-78/fire-paxton-west-crews.html.csp">Firefighters battle two-alarm West Jordan house fire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T21:01:36.29-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four people were able to get out of a West Jordan home safely after a fire started in the garage Sunday morning. West Jordan Fire Battalion Chief Duane Paxton said Sunday that firefighters were called to the home, 8871 S. 3680 West, at about 8:30 a.m. An elderly couple, along with their daughter and granddaughter — who were at the home visiting — were out of the house before fire crews arrived. Paxton said the couple’s daughter noticed smoke coming from under the door that led to the garage. By ...</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> 57719409@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:01:36 MDT West Jordan police seek credit union robber http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57713061-78/police-credit-foot-jordan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57713061-78/police-credit-foot-jordan.html.csp">West Jordan police seek credit union robber</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T17:19:11.323-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a Mountain America credit union Friday morning. The man entered the credit union, located at 6761 S. Redwood Road, just after 9 a.m., according to a press release. The suspect was dressed in a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and dark sunglasses. He is described as 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-10, with a clean-shaven face and weighing 250 to 300 pounds. He left the robbery scene on foot. No other details about the robbery...</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> 57713061@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:19:11 MDT