JORDAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/JORDAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Jordan school board approves agreement to stop district split http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233963-78/jordan-district-split-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233963-78/jordan-district-split-south.html.csp">Jordan school board approves agreement to stop district split</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Lisa Schencker </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:21:09.038-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jordan School District board members made the first step to prevent a district split Monday by approving an interlocal agreement drafted to improve communication and planning between the district and cities. “The purpose of doing this is so that children and employees are not faced with a district split and fewer opportunities,” board member Kayleen Whitelock said. “If we do not do this, that’s where it’s going to go ... if it means that children get more opportunities then it gets my vote.” 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58233963@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:21:09 MDT Faulty handgun may have prevented tragic end to S. Jordan standoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232816-78/police-handgun-officers-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232816-78/police-handgun-officers-suspect.html.csp">Faulty handgun may have prevented tragic end to S. Jordan standoff</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="2014-07-28T16:18:31.283-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Jordan police say an apparently faulty handgun likely kept a prolonged standoff with an armed and suicidal man from ending in tragedy. Police Master Officer Samuel Winkler said officers were dispatched to a report of gun-toting suicidal man at the San Marino Apartments, 776 W. San Marino Drive (9880 South), just before 1 p.m. Sunday. Police learned than an argument between the 34-year-old suspect and his fiancée and escalated when the man first put a handgun to the woman’s head, and then 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> 58232816@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:18:31 MDT South Jordan nearing decision on split http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224915-78/jordan-south-split-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224915-78/jordan-south-split-district.html.csp">South Jordan nearing decision on split</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="2014-07-28T16:54:22.702-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Months of arguments, frustration and tension have all led up to the next two weeks — when South Jordan City leaders will finally decide whether to place the question of a school district split before voters. The Jordan School District board is scheduled to meet Monday night to discuss whether to enter into an agreement with South Jordan and other cities — centered on planning and communication issues — in hopes of preventing a possible split. If the board chooses to enter into the agreement, it ...</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> 58224915@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:54:22 MDT Family wins lawsuit over kayakers’ deaths in Jordan River http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58212203-78/river-jordan-deaths-fault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58212203-78/river-jordan-deaths-fault.html.csp">Family wins lawsuit over kayakers’ deaths in Jordan River</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="2014-07-22T23:09:13.923-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A jury has found several public agencies were at fault in the 2010 kayaking deaths of a Sandy couple who drowned after being pulled into the current created by a constructed drop-off in the Jordan River. The family of Kelly Frye-Glasser and Joseph Glasser on Tuesday won their case claiming multiple government agencies knew of the hazard, and that signs warning of the drop-off were overgrown with vegetation and hidden from view. The Glassers were paddling on the river Aug. 1, 2010, when they pas...</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> 58212203@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:09:13 MDT Jordan District to buy out adminstrator’s contract amid split talk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58212590-78/district-jordan-agreement-tuesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58212590-78/district-jordan-agreement-tuesday.html.csp">Jordan District to buy out adminstrator’s contract amid split talk</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="2014-07-22T22:02:14.902-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jordan School District leaders approved an agreement Tuesday to buy out their former deputy superintendent, who left the district earlier this month amid threats of a possible district split. Richard Osborn, Jordan board president, said the district will pay Burke Jolley for the rest of his contract, which was supposed to go through June 2015. District leaders, however, did not release an exact figure, telling a Salt Lake Tribune reporter to file an open records request for it. “The terms are co...</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> 58212590@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:02:14 MDT W. Jordan rollover crash driver’s condition improves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58210416-78/jordan-west-condition-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58210416-78/jordan-west-condition-crash.html.csp">W. Jordan rollover crash driver’s condition improves</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="2014-07-22T17:25:58.781-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man hospitalized in a Monday rollover crash in West Jordan had been upgraded to satisfactory condition on Wednesday. West Jordan police Sgt. Dan Roberts said the injured man, who was not identified, was reportedly well on the way to recovery three days after his Volkswagen Jetta, westbound on 7800 South, ran a red light at the intersection with 6000 West. A southbound Jeep hit the Jetta, causing it to roll. Roberts said the woman driving the Jeep was unhurt, he said. remims@sltrib.com Twitter...</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> 58210416@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:25:58 MDT South Jordan mayor opposes school district split http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207822-78/district-jordan-south-split.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207822-78/district-jordan-south-split.html.csp">South Jordan mayor opposes school district split</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T14:14:19.344-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 02:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The mayor of South Jordan is taking a stand against splitting the Jordan School District, although leaders of his city were the ones who started the discussion. South Jordan Mayor Dave Alvord posted an open letter on his Facebook page Monday, expressing his opposition to a possible split. “The right course is for us to remain a member of the (Jordan district),” Alvord wrote. “This decision and my opinion have not come easily. There are many good arguments on both sides of this issue.” The 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> 58207822@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:14:19 MDT Rollover crash on Mountain View Corridor critically hurts 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206157-78/crash-jetta-west-corridor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206157-78/crash-jetta-west-corridor.html.csp">Rollover crash on Mountain View Corridor critically hurts 1</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="2014-07-22T08:55:45.456-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A rollover crash on the Mountain View Corridor in West Jordan left a man in critical condition Monday morning. West Jordan police Sgt. Dan Roberts said the injured man was driving a black Volkswagen Jetta westbound on 7800 South at 7:17 a.m. when it ran a red light at the intersection with 6000 West. A southbound Jeep hit the Jetta, causing it to roll. Roberts said the Jetta’s driver, who was not immediately identified, was flown to a hospital by helicopter. The woman driving the Jeep was unhurt...</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> 58206157@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:55:45 MDT Utah basketball: It’s a critical offseason for Jordan Loveridge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58195105-89/loveridge-jordan-utah-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58195105-89/loveridge-jordan-utah-game.html.csp">Utah basketball: It’s a critical offseason for Jordan Loveridge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:23:10.76-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Layups. Then reverse layups. Then floaters. Then midrange jumpers. It could take an hour. It could take all day, if his shot is off. But Jordan Loveridge has been relentless with his latest workout, designed by former Utah basketball player Chris Fulton, one of the top 3-point shooters in program history. It’s called “The Freak.” It requires Loveridge to sink just about any shot imaginable, and in 19 spots, he has to hit at least four in a row before he can continue. “That will be a big thing: 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> 58195105@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:23:10 MDT Man shot by W. Jordan police out of the hospital, in jail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58188566-78/peterson-police-shot-jordan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58188566-78/peterson-police-shot-jordan.html.csp">Man shot by W. Jordan police out of the hospital, in jail</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="2014-07-15T22:22:02.12-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 10:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man shot by police last week in West Jordan has been released from the hospital and booked into the Salt Lake County jail. Timothy James Peterson, 31, was shot by an officer early Thursday at the Jordan Landing shopping complex after the officer recognized Peterson as someone who was wanted on warrants and had previously threatened police, the West Jordan police department has reported. Peterson was booked Monday on those warrants; he is suspected of drug and traffic violations. Police have r...</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> 58188566@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:22:02 MDT Cities, Jordan School District meet to stave off a split http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183510-78/district-jordan-south-cities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183510-78/district-jordan-south-cities.html.csp">Cities, Jordan School District meet to stave off a split</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="2014-07-14T23:11:53.91-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four other cities are considering joining South Jordan in asking the Jordan School District to change its ways, in hopes of avoiding a possible district split. And it appears the Jordan district has already made at least one change, announcing to employees that Deputy Superintendent Burke Jolley will leave the district. Board vice president Susan Pulsipher said Monday she could not comment on whether Jolley’s exit has anything to do with threats from South Jordan City of splitting from the dis...</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> 58183510@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:11:53 MDT 1880s-era Salt Lake City canal to become a community gem http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58169853-90/canal-salt-lake-route.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58169853-90/canal-salt-lake-route.html.csp">1880s-era Salt Lake City canal to become a community gem</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="2014-07-14T14:24:34.747-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 02:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s hiding in plain sight. What looks in many spots to be an alleyway will become a bicycle and pedestrian route called the McClelland Trail from Brickyard Plaza at 3300 South to 800 South at McClelland Avenue. The alignment is that of the 132-year-old Jordan-Salt Lake City Canal, which wiggles for 28 miles along the east side of Salt Lake Valley from the Jordan Narrows to South Temple, where it connects with City Creek at Eagle Gate. “At the time, it was a feat of engineering,” said Jeff Nie...</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> 58169853@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:24:34 MDT Editorial: More splits threaten Jordan School District http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174257-82/district-jordan-cities-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174257-82/district-jordan-cities-council.html.csp">Editorial: More splits threaten Jordan School District</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T12:59:20.62-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 12:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Members of the West Jordan City Council have wisely decided that, rather than start building a fleet of ramshackle lifeboats, it would be better for all involved to try to keep the Jordan School District afloat. Council members danced around several alternatives the other night before deciding not to sink some $41,000 into a study of the ramifications of seceding from the Jordan School District. In so doing, they made real their comments about how they didn’t really want their city to leave 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> 58174257@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:59:20 MDT Behind the Headlines: Shurtleff texts, immigration reform, Jordan District split http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58170941-231/sltrib-jordan-immigration-shurtleff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58170941-231/sltrib-jordan-immigration-shurtleff.html.csp">Behind the Headlines: Shurtleff texts, immigration reform, Jordan District split</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="2014-07-11T08:42:10.893-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 08:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Text exchanges between former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and a former aide highlight ethical differences. A new poll shows Utahns want immigration reform this year. Local leaders worry about South Jordan leaving the Jordan School District. And thousands respond to a survey asking for feedback on daylight saving time. On Friday at 9 a.m., Tribune reporters Robert Gehrke and Lisa Schencker, assistant managing editor Dave Noyce as well as columnist Paul Rolly join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to 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> 58170941@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:42:10 MDT W. Jordan police shoot fugitive at Jordan Landing overnight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58168910-78/jordan-officer-peterson-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58168910-78/jordan-officer-peterson-west.html.csp">W. Jordan police shoot fugitive at Jordan Landing overnight</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="2014-07-10T22:29:27.366-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle and persons in southwest Salt Lake County’s Jordan Landing shopping complex ended up shooting a wanted fugitive early Thursday morning. Public safety dispatchers received a 911 call at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday reporting the vehicle near the development’s Old Navy store. At 12:33 a.m. Thursday, a West Jordan police officer spotted two men near the Office Max store at 7037 Plaza Drive (3110 West) and approached them. Details remained sketchy as in...</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> 58168910@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:29:27 MDT South Jordan City bans councilman from Mulligans discussion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58151654-90/barnes-council-jordan-mulligans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58151654-90/barnes-council-jordan-mulligans.html.csp">South Jordan City bans councilman from Mulligans discussion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By courtney tanner</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T10:42:02.145-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 10:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Jordan City Councilman Steve Barnes got an unexpected day off from work last month when his fellow council members formally banned him from attending a June meeting concerning Mulligans Golf and Games. In the June 3 meeting, council members selected The Boyer Co. as a development consultant to research options for the city-owned golf course, driving range and mini-golf center. Barnes was directed not to participate because of a conflict of interest with his uncle Kem Gardner, whose agency...</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> 58151654@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:42:02 MDT West Jordan won’t investigate splitting from Jordan District http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58167840-78/district-jordan-split-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58167840-78/district-jordan-split-council.html.csp">West Jordan won’t investigate splitting from Jordan District</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T11:25:48.457-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 11:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The West Jordan City Council decided Wednesday night against conducting a feasibility study to assess a split from the Jordan School District. The $41,338 study was considered because council members are worried the possible split of South Jordan from the district might hurt residents of West Jordan. Council members made it clear they oppose any split of the district. But they also agreed they wanted to be prepared in case their southern neighbor votes to leave. “I think the games that are bei...</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> 58167840@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:25:48 MDT Second city considers split from Jordan School District http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58162456-78/jordan-district-south-split.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58162456-78/jordan-district-south-split.html.csp">Second city considers split from Jordan School District</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="2014-07-09T08:17:32.718-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 08:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan has joined South Jordan in considering breaking from the Jordan School District, already reduced by a previous split that cost Salt Lake County taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. The West Jordan City Council plans to discuss and possibly vote Wednesday night on pursuing a feasibility study looking into leaving the district, where residents rejected a $495 million bond last year. The city of South Jordan has already ordered its own study amid concerns that the district isn’t keepi...</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> 58162456@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:17:32 MDT Letter: Jordan educator not qualified for Canyons board http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58154838-82/board-district-canyons-education.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58154838-82/board-district-canyons-education.html.csp">Letter: Jordan educator not qualified for Canyons board</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T17:13:34.053-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I have followed the re-election bid of Tracy Cowdell for the Canyons Board of Education. His opponent is an employee of Jordan District. School employees of both districts are ineligible to seek a seat on their own district’s board. Given that, why should we elect a teacher from another district to serve on the Canyons board? Ms. Arnold appears to be a good person with credentials qualifying her as a teacher and administrator. These credentials do not qualify her to serve on a board of educat...</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> 58154838@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:13:34 MDT Dolphins DE Jordan suspended four games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147780-77/university-beckham-football-green.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147780-77/university-beckham-football-green.html.csp">Dolphins DE Jordan suspended four games</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T16:46:23.37-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NFL • Defensive end Dion Jordan of the Miami Dolphins has been suspended for the first four games of the season after testing positive for a stimulant prohibited under the NFL’s policy on use of performance-enhancing substances. The Dolphins announced the suspension Thursday. In a team statement, Jordan took “full responsibility” for the positive test. Jordan was the third overall pick in the 2013 draft out of Oregon. WR Green-Beckham joins Oklahoma college football • Oklahoma has added Do...</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> 58147780@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 16:46:23 MDT