MEMBERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MEMBERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Royal & Ancient golf club opens to women members in historic vote http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58430606-77/golf-members-women-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58430606-77/golf-members-women-club.html.csp">Royal & Ancient golf club opens to women members in historic vote</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="2014-09-18T23:09:21.383-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men. The spiritual “Home of Golf” became the latest club to end years of male-only exclusivity on Thursday when its members voted overwhelmingly in favor of inviting women to join. The vote was effective immediately. “I can confirm that The Royal & Ancient Golf of St. Andrews is now a mixed membership club,” R&A secretary Peter Dawson said in a brief statement he read just outside the clubhouse at the Old Course. Dawson said m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584306062014-09-18T23:09:21.383-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T23:09:21.383-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430606@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:21 MDT Golf: Royal & Ancient at St. Andrews votes to admit female members http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58429563-77/golf-members-club-women.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58429563-77/golf-members-club-women.html.csp">Golf: Royal & Ancient at St. Andrews votes to admit female members</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="2014-09-18T23:09:22.049-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men. The spiritual “Home of Golf” became the latest club to end years of male-only exclusivity on Thursday when its members voted overwhelmingly in favor of inviting women to join. The vote was effective immediately. “I can confirm that The Royal & Ancient Golf of St. Andrews is now a mixed membership club,” R&A secretary Peter Dawson said in a brief statement he read just outside the clubhouse at the Old Course. Dawson said mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584295632014-09-18T23:09:22.049-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T23:09:22.049-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429563@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:22 MDT Sports briefs: R&A Golf Club making historic vote on women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58426067-77/golf-club-women-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58426067-77/golf-club-women-florida.html.csp">Sports briefs: R&A Golf Club making historic vote on women</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T21:51:01.48-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The “Home of Golf” is about to find out if its doors are open to women. On the same day Scotland votes on whether to become independent, a historic sporting decision will be made inside arguably the most famous building in golf. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, an all-male bastion since its founding 260 years ago, votes Thursday whether to admit women members. For the first time, the R&A is allowing its 2,500 worldwide members to vote by proxy. “I think it’s the right thing,” R&A ...</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> 58426067@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:51:01 MDT R&A set for historic vote on women members http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58424106-77/members-women-club-golf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58424106-77/members-women-club-golf.html.csp">R&A set for historic vote on women members</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE DOUGLAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T21:51:02.036-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The “Home of Golf” is about to find out if its doors are open to women. On the same day Scotland votes on whether to become independent, a historic sporting decision will be made inside arguably the most famous building in golf. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, an all-male bastion since its founding 260 years ago, votes Thursday whether to admit women members. For the first time, the R&A is allowing its 2,500 worldwide members to vote by proxy. “I think it’s the right thing,” R&A cl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584241062014-09-17T21:51:02.036-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T21:51:02.036-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58424106@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:51:02 MDT Most UTA trustees ignore challenge to use own system http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58394370-90/board-bus-challenge-cragun.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58394370-90/board-bus-challenge-cragun.html.csp">Most UTA trustees ignore challenge to use own system</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T09:12:21.4-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 09:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alex Cragun says Utah Transit Authority board members are unwittingly proving his point that it’s tough to depend on UTA trains and buses to get to work or move around freely. Last month, Cragun challenged the 16 board members to limit their transportation to just UTA for seven consecutive days to see the challenges riders like him face. Three accepted, four declined and Cragun says he cannot get answers out of the rest. “The four who declined did it primarily because of work-related issues. Tha...</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> 58394370@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:12:21 MDT Rolly: School superintendent controversy is not new http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374567-82/superintendent-board-sltrib-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374567-82/superintendent-board-sltrib-state.html.csp">Rolly: School superintendent controversy is not new</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T15:18:02.304-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 03:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The new school year is underway with an interim state superintendent whose professional background is not in public education, but LDS seminary, and a search process for a permanent leader that is full of intrigue. The interim superintendent is Joel Coleman, a former state school board member who helped found a charter school and who last year was named superintendent for the Schools for the Deaf and Blind. His interim appointment was controversial because it initially was made by the chairman a...</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> 58374567@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:18:02 MDT Victim recounts attack in hearing for suspect in BYU gropings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58345668-78/fletcher-allan-team-footage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58345668-78/fletcher-allan-team-footage.html.csp">Victim recounts attack in hearing for suspect in BYU gropings</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="2014-08-29T08:37:30.063-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 08:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • A victim of the alleged “BYU Groper” said having her breast grabbed by a passing jogger “was kind of like being punched in the face, only it’s worse because it’s not your face.” But attorneys for Nathan Fletcher argued in his preliminary hearing Thursday that prosecutors have the wrong man. “This case is about identification,” said attorney John Allan. “… They have the wrong guy.” Brigham Young University police Detective David Styer said members of the school’s track team identified Fl...</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> 58345668@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:37:30 MDT Worker protest disrupts life in Argentine capital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58344761-79/members-government-protest-strike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58344761-79/members-government-protest-strike.html.csp">Worker protest disrupts life in Argentine capital</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T17:56:02.394-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 05:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Buenos Aires • A labor organization opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez caused traffic jams and disrupted life for many in the capital Wednesday at the start of a 36-hour strike. Members of the Central Workers Union, which includes many public-sector employees, joined demonstrations that blocked major thoroughfares in Buenos Aires in a protest over taxes, wages and the overall cost of living in the country. Union members also called on the government to halt a wave of private-secto...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583447612014-08-27T17:56:02.394-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T17:56:02.394-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344761@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:56:02 MDT Letter: UTOPIA is information highway robbery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343104-82/utopia-cities-council-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343104-82/utopia-cities-council-highway.html.csp">Letter: UTOPIA is information highway robbery</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T17:26:15.419-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Who are the bigger crooks? Shurtleff and Swallow, or the 11 cities and council members who invested millions of taxpayer money into a private company, UTOPIA! Maybe it’s time to investigate the misuse of public funds to profit in misguided adventure which has not shown a profit in over 10 years. Now six of the 11 cities want to continue to impose this outrageous burden on all their constituents for a mere $20 a month for 30 plus years. The city council members are having a hard time trying to j...</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> 58343104@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:26:15 MDT Paul Rolly: Republican Reyes snubs Rotary Club debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339625-90/club-reyes-debate-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339625-90/club-reyes-debate-sltrib.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Republican Reyes snubs Rotary Club debate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T09:28:48.895-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 09:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City’s Rotary Club may have witnessed history Tuesday, according to its president-elect, Floyd Hatch, when only one of two Utah attorney general candidates invited to a debate showed up to the scheduled luncheon. Incumbent Sean Reyes missed the debate because he was out of town, his aides said. Club officials say they extended the invitation in June to the Republican nominee and his Democratic rival, Charles Stormont. Hatch, who also is the events coordinator for Rotary International’...</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> 58339625@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:28:48 MDT Mormons turn to Internet to preach, but sometimes it turns on them http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317890-78/church-lds-members-internet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317890-78/church-lds-members-internet.html.csp">Mormons turn to Internet to preach, but sometimes it turns on them</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By peggy fletcher stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T12:36:57.751-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 12:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The LDS Church has embraced the virtual universe with unalloyed enthusiasm, hoping to harness its global reach to bring converts to Christ, while some local Mormon leaders have used the same tools to monitor — and occasionally discipline — longtime members. Whether to proselytize or to punish, social-media outlets are part of the LDS landscape, and leaders and members alike are struggling to adopt and adapt guidelines for getting along in what they see as God’s kingdom. The 15 million-member Ch...</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> 58317890@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:36:57 MDT Paul Rolly: School board criticism riles some Utah legislators http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58325437-90/board-members-committee-nominating.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58325437-90/board-members-committee-nominating.html.csp">Paul Rolly: School board criticism riles some Utah legislators</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T01:01:04.089-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I struck a nerve last week when I wrote about some state school board members who meet by themselves, make decisions without the full board and create animosity within the Utah State Office of Education. The column talked about the governor-appointed committee that interviews state board candidates and, for each district, sends three names to the governor, who whittles those hopefuls down to two for the ballot. It noted that since voters slapped the Legislature in 2007 by repealing a voucher la...</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> 58325437@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT Utah SWAT negotiating with man barricaded in house http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58326498-78/swat-hoyal-police-custody.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58326498-78/swat-hoyal-police-custody.html.csp">Utah SWAT negotiating with man barricaded in house</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T19:10:21.116-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 07:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man who barricaded himself in a Magna home is now in custody after a stand-off with SWAT team members Friday afternoon. The 30-year-old man has eight outstanding arrest warrants for misdemeanors and felonies stemming from drug and weapons possessions, obstructing justice and resisting arrest, said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. A police officer tried to arrest the man about 2:30 p.m. at his home at 2778 S. Cyprus Grove Circle; but the man raced into his house, leaving his 8-year-old son 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> 58326498@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:10:21 MDT Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants Congress to sign off on new federal rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58321945-90/congress-lee-federal-rules.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58321945-90/congress-lee-federal-rules.html.csp">Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants Congress to sign off on new federal rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T21:27:52.926-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two conservative senators agreed on the disease, but not necessarily the remedy at a gathering focused on government regulations. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, sponsored the event Thursday in Salt Lake City, where he equated the government to helicopter parents hovering unnecessarily over their children, and his solution is to require Congress to get more involved in the federal rule-making process that affects everything from health care to the type of light bulbs people can buy. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Ok...</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> 58321945@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:27:52 MDT McCartney: For 3 Salvadoran teens, a flight from barbarism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58321604-82/gang-salvadoran-sister-avoid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58321604-82/gang-salvadoran-sister-avoid.html.csp">McCartney: For 3 Salvadoran teens, a flight from barbarism</a></h4>