JORDAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/JORDAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Prep notes: UHSAA to vote on realignment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58318484-190/football-uhsaa-proposal-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58318484-190/football-uhsaa-proposal-national.html.csp">Prep notes: UHSAA to vote on realignment</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="2014-08-23T11:39:02.574-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Those who like or dislike the proposal to base part of high school football realignment criteria on past success will have one last chance to voice their opinion before the Utah High School Activities Association Board of Trustees votes on the proposal. A realignment public hearing is scheduled Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the UHSAA offices at 199 E. 7200 South in Midvale. The Board of Trustees will then vote on the proposal at its meeting Thursday that begins at 9 a.m. UHSAA assistant director Bar...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58318484@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:39:02 MDT Prep football: Region 3 preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300821-190/key-season-player-returner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300821-190/key-season-player-returner.html.csp">Prep football: Region 3 preview</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:57.241-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alta Hawks The days may be gone where Alta is consistently listed among the favorites in 5A football, but coach Bob Stephens is doing what he can to keep the Hawks competitive. “I’m trying to instill this mentality of, because our numbers are low, we’ve got to work harder than anybody in the state in order to be able to win,” Stephens said. No matter the odds they face — and this year’s schedule is challenging — their aspirations will always remain the same: win region, go deep in the playoffs...</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> 58300821@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:57 MDT Op-ed: Protect Jordan River Parkway, Utah’s dancing place http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58310605-82/jordan-river-utah-parkway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58310605-82/jordan-river-utah-parkway.html.csp">Op-ed: Protect Jordan River Parkway, Utah’s dancing place</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Janalee Tobias</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T18:29:08.451-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 06:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Take earth for your own large room and the floor of earth carpeted with sunlight and hung round with silver wind for your dancing place” Is there any question where acclaimed Utah poet May Swenson received her inspiration and imagery for her award-winning visionary poems about the universe’s basic beauty and balance of our fragile and miraculous world? If you had to think about the answer, you need to get out and explore our pretty, great state. Utah is blessed with 21 national parks and mon...</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> 58310605@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:29:08 MDT Rains quell fire threat, but give little to Utah’s water storage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318918-78/utah-rain-state-wednesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318918-78/utah-rain-state-wednesday.html.csp">Rains quell fire threat, but give little to Utah’s water storage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T22:09:59.245-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wet monsoon storms that started in July and are continuing this week have staved off Utah’s wildfire threat, but they have caused serious flash flooding and done little to help the state’s water supply. That’s the word from state officials monitoring the impact of the seasonal storms in very different ways. “Rain in the summer is a nice thing. It keeps people from using water stored in the reservoirs by shutting off their sprinklers when they can, but overall it has a very minimal impact on our ...</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> 58318918@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:09:59 MDT South Jordan considers hiring Mulligans P.R. consultant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58314165-90/mulligans-council-public-residents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58314165-90/mulligans-council-public-residents.html.csp">South Jordan considers hiring Mulligans P.R. consultant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T18:22:48.706-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 06:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The South Jordan City Council is considering a proposal to hire a consultant for public relations and public-opinion research to gauge residents’ taste for developing or preserving the 67-acre Mulligans Golf and Games complex. LaVarr Webb, a political consultant and lobbyist, was scheduled Tuesday night to present the council with a plan, including a market-research campaign from Y2 Analytics. Total estimated cost of the contract is $90,000. “That $90,000 figure is if you purchase all of the p...</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> 58314165@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:22:48 MDT ‘Cat burglar’ nabbed in South Jordan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310482-78/jordan-south-cat-garages.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310482-78/jordan-south-cat-garages.html.csp">‘Cat burglar’ nabbed in South Jordan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T22:17:16.332-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man who South Jordan police say committed nearly a dozen burglaries since June was arrested at his home Monday morning. The 32-year-old South Jordan man allegedly stole computers, credit cards and purses from cars and garages in the Daybreak neighborhood. The man was discovered on multiple occasions by South Jordan residents but managed to escape from their garages by telling them he was searching for his cat. “We had all these unusual calls from homeowners about a person in their garages 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> 58310482@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:17:16 MDT Utah prosecutor to review case of lye-spiked tea at Dickey’s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309790-78/winkler-tea-chemical-gill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309790-78/winkler-tea-chemical-gill.html.csp">Utah prosecutor to review case of lye-spiked tea at Dickey’s</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="2014-08-19T07:33:41.995-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 07:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Prosecutors could decide as early as Wednesday whether to charge employees at a South Jordan restaurant where an industrial cleaning chemical was mixed with a woman’s iced tea, badly burning her throat last week. Police in South Jordan on Monday forwarded their findings to Salt Lake County Attorney Sim Gill — including allegations that staff at Dickey’s Barbecue discovered more than a month ago that a toxic chemical had been mixed with sugar, said Cpl. Sam Winkler. Authorities have said an empl...</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> 58309790@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:33:41 MDT Woman poisoned by tea at Utah restaurant can now speak http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58306998-78/dickey-harding-tea-guymon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58306998-78/dickey-harding-tea-guymon.html.csp">Woman poisoned by tea at Utah restaurant can now speak</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="2014-08-18T10:53:39.089-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the first time since she accidentally drank lye at a Dickey’s Barbecue, Jan Harding spoke. Her family attorney, Paxton Guymon, confirmed as much in an email Sunday. “She is showing signs of improvement,” though he added that her voice is strained. Her speech marks a second day of improvement for the 67-year-old retired school teacher. On Saturday, Guymon confirmed that she was able to whisper and get out of bed, the first encouraging signs after days of no improvements. A week ago, Harding ...</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> 58306998@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:53:39 MDT Kiss Me Dirty Mud Run slips its way through South Jordan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301129-78/dirty-mud-kiss-run.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301129-78/dirty-mud-kiss-run.html.csp">Kiss Me Dirty Mud Run slips its way through South Jordan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T10:13:56.924-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Above • Runners scale an obstacle before dropping into a mud pit during the Kiss Me Dirty Mud Run on Saturday. Right • Kaeloni Wamsley finishes her flight of the Kiss Me Dirty Mud Run by running through a bank of soap bubbles with her son Ryan. The annual Kiss Me Dirty Mud Run let participants have a fun time running through mud while raising money for a good cause — gynecological cancer research. Runners navigated the course at the Salt Lake Equestrian Park and Events Center in South Jordan....</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> 58301129@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:13:56 MDT Woman hurt drinking iced tea with lye improves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58304279-78/tea-harding-dickey-iced.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58304279-78/tea-harding-dickey-iced.html.csp">Woman hurt drinking iced tea with lye improves</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:13:37.655-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman who unknowingly drank iced tea laced with an industrial cleaning solution at a South Jordan restaurant has whispered and gotten out of bed, her lawyer said Saturday. The progress marks the first sign of improvement for Jan Harding since the 67-year-old was rushed to a hospital nearly a week ago with severe burns to her mouth and throat, according to family attorney Paxton Guymon. The heavy-duty cleaner that ended up in the sweetened iced tea Harding drank Sunday at a Dickey’s Barbecue wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583042792014-08-16T23:13:37.655-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T23:13:37.655-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304279@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:13:37 MDT Bad news for woman poisoned by S. Jordan restaurant tea http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300476-78/harding-tea-family-guymon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300476-78/harding-tea-family-guymon.html.csp">Bad news for woman poisoned by S. Jordan restaurant tea</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="2014-08-17T11:33:32.963-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The family of a woman poisoned by a toxic industrial cleaning chemical put into her sweet tea at a South Jordan restaurant has received bad news from doctors. Paxton Guymon, the attorney for the family of 67-year-old Jan Harding, said Friday that endoscopic examinations had revealed extensive “deep, ulcerated burns covering the upper esophagus. It’s looking more likely she will need surgery now.” Harding, a retired school teacher, remained in critical condition at the University Hospital burn 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> 58300476@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:33:32 MDT West Jordan OKs $200,000 severance for resigned city manager http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58298420-90/davis-jordan-west-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58298420-90/davis-jordan-west-council.html.csp">West Jordan OKs $200,000 severance for resigned city manager</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dan Harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T11:33:08.34-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan city on Thursday released details of a generous severance package for Richard Davis, the city manager who abruptly resigned this week without explanation. Although his last day in office was Wednesday, Davis will officially be on “administrative leave” and available for “consulting” through next June, with full salary and benefits. He’ll also be paid for already accrued and calculated leave time through the period. The deal also grants Davis continued payments equal to his $430 mont...</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> 58298420@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:33:08 MDT Poisoned tea traced to sugar mixup; Utah victim critical http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296726-78/tea-harding-winkler-guymon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296726-78/tea-harding-winkler-guymon.html.csp">Poisoned tea traced to sugar mixup; Utah victim critical</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="2014-08-15T07:56:43.468-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 07:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman remained in critical condition Thursday after drinking sweet tea that contained a toxic industrial cleaning chemical — which was apparently mistaken by an employee for sugar — at a South Jordan restaurant. The attorney representing the 67-year-old woman’s family, Paxton Guymon, identified the woman as Jan Harding. In four days, the retired school teacher has not improved, Guymon said. Guymon said in a statement that preliminary investigations indicate that a large quantity of “a power...</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> 58296726@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:56:43 MDT West Jordan approves secret deal for resigned manager http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58295079-90/davis-manager-council-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58295079-90/davis-manager-council-public.html.csp">West Jordan approves secret deal for resigned manager</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dan Harrie </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T07:23:47.809-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 07:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • The City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a secret severance package for Richard Davis, who resigned suddenly as city manager in the wake of a civil-rights lawsuit and questions about his outside consulting job. Officials declined to release any information about the severance, which was approved without public discussion on a 7-0 vote. Mayor Kim Rolfe said in an interview details of the deal would become public as soon as legally permissible. City Clerk Melanie Briggs sa...</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> 58295079@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:23:47 MDT Utah woman critically injured by toxic tea at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58295177-78/winkler-tea-chemical-jordan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58295177-78/winkler-tea-chemical-jordan.html.csp">Utah woman critically injured by toxic tea at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit</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="2014-08-14T13:29:41.132-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 01:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman is in critical condition after drinking sweet tea that contained a toxic industrial cleaning chemical at a South Jordan restaurant. The woman, 67, was eating at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 689 W. South Jordan Parkway, about 1 p.m. Sunday when she poured a glass of sweet tea from the self-service beverage bar, said South Jordan Police Cpl. Sam Winkler. “She takes a sip, and her mouth instantly starts burning,” Winkler said. She tried to spit out the tea, but her mouth and throat suffered sever...</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> 58295177@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:29:41 MDT West Jordan city manager resigns abruptly amid lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58289372-90/consulting-council-davis-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58289372-90/consulting-council-davis-http.html.csp">West Jordan city manager resigns abruptly amid lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T08:32:43.263-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 08:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan City Manager Richard Davis resigned abruptly Tuesday without explanation. His departure comes in the wake of a lawsuit accusing city officials of civil-rights abuses and questions by one city council member about Davis’ outside work as a senior executive in a government consulting firm. The city issued a news release Tuesday evening quoting Mayor Kim Rolfe saying the resignation was effective immediately in a decision “mutually agreeable to Rick and the Council. We have appreciated 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> 58289372@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:32:43 MDT ‘Dreadlocks Bandit’ at large, but suspected car thief nabbed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292147-78/woman-police-jordan-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292147-78/woman-police-jordan-car.html.csp">‘Dreadlocks Bandit’ at large, but suspected car thief nabbed</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="2014-08-13T12:53:44.534-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 12:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For a while, West Jordan police thought they might have found the “Dreadlocks Bandit” serial robber. Instead, after a wild, high-speed chase, they settled for a suspected female car thief. “Turned out she wasn’t our robbery suspect, so we’re still out there looking,” West Jordan police Sgt. Dan Roberts said Wednesday. WJPD officers were searching for the dreadlocks wig-wearing armed robber after he or she held up the Apollo Burgers restaurant at 7700 S. Redwood Rd. about 9 p.m. Tuesday. When 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> 58292147@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:53:44 MDT Pilot, wife and daughter injured in West Jordan plane crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58281286-78/plane-west-roberts-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58281286-78/plane-west-roberts-crash.html.csp">Pilot, wife and daughter injured in West Jordan plane 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="2014-08-10T20:04:42.832-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 08:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three family members were taken to the hospital after their small plane crashed Sunday in a West Jordan park. The plane took off from South Valley Regional Airport about 9 a.m. but soon crashed in a soccer field near 8000 S. 4570 West, said West Jordan Police Sgt. Dan Roberts. Witnesses saw the plane go down and rushed to help, pulling the three people out before the wreckage caught fire, Roberts said. A man — who was the pilot — his wife and their adult daughter, all from Boise, Idaho, were ta...</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> 58281286@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:04:42 MDT The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on sltrib.com http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58273060-82/sltrib-com-jordan-aug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58273060-82/sltrib-com-jordan-aug.html.csp">The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on sltrib.com</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T17:10:02.515-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“She still benefited from the Federal Student Loan program even though she has paid off her debts. Not sure how this really changes anything.” — utahmcdugall commenting on the Aug. 7 sltrib.com article, “Mia Love paid off student loans, made thousands giving speeches” “People shouldn’t over fish streams, over plant crops, over log forests, over extend bank loans, or create roads that cause canyon erosion. But without government intervention, all of these things happen.” — Stepfordson ...</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> 58273060@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:10:02 MDT Letter: Jordan District ‘buyout’ is appalling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58276621-82/district-jordan-jolley-buyout.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58276621-82/district-jordan-jolley-buyout.html.csp">Letter: Jordan District ‘buyout’ is appalling</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T17:04:17.288-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We are residents of West Jordan and support the Jordan School District with our taxes, although we have no children in the district. We are appalled by the story regarding the “buyout” of Burke Jolley’s contract. It appears that Mr. Jolley voluntarily “removed” himself from district employment. We believe this constitutes cancellation of his contract. To reward him with half a million dollars in salary and benefits, not to mention an unearned bonus for the coming year and purchase of more ret...</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> 58276621@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:04:17 MDT