MILLCREEK - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MILLCREEK News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Arson not suspected in blaze that gutted $1 million Millcreek home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57831589-78/anderton-fire-arson-cause.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57831589-78/anderton-fire-arson-cause.html.csp">Arson not suspected in blaze that gutted $1 million Millcreek home</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="2014-04-17T21:27:46.81-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fire investigators on Thursday probed the ashes of what was once a $1 million home in Millcreek, but tentatively had ruled out arson as the cause of the blaze that destroyed the residence. Unified Fire Authority Battalion Chief Brian Anderton said the two-alarm fire completely destroyed the wood and masonry home on a heavily forested site, but an army of about 50 firefighters were able to keep the 6:30 p.m. Wednesday conflagration from spreading to neighboring residences. Anderton estimated 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57831589@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:27:46 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - April 16, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57830003-227/staff-photooftheday-millcreek-rickegan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57830003-227/staff-photooftheday-millcreek-rickegan.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - April 16, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T22:22:01.68-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rick Egan | The Salt Lake TribuneUnified firefighters work on a hour fire as 2680 Evergreen Ave, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Read more</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57830003@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:22:01 MDT 2-alarm fire engulfs Millcreek home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57829128-78/fire-anderton-crews-wednesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57829128-78/fire-anderton-crews-wednesday.html.csp">2-alarm fire engulfs Millcreek home</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="2014-04-17T08:14:33.647-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 08:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A fire on Wednesday devoured a Millcreek home and killed several pets. The blaze broke out about 6:30 p.m. at 2680 E. Evergreen Ave. (3435 South) and spread throughout the house, said Unified Fire Authority Battalion Chief Brian Anderton. No people were injured in the fire — the homeowner was in Lehi at the time of the fire — but his three cats, a bird and a three-foot shark living in a large fish tank were in the house and presumed to have died. The blaze appears to have begun on the back deck...</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> 57829128@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:14:33 MDT Police arrest armed suspect in Millcreek area http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57666829-78/police-arrest-millcreek-girlfriend.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57666829-78/police-arrest-millcreek-girlfriend.html.csp">Police arrest armed suspect in Millcreek area</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="2014-03-11T22:26:59.605-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified Police on Tuesday afternoon arrested an armed and barricaded suspect in the Millcreek area. The 38-year-old man and his 34-year-old girlfriend had been in a dispute earlier Tuesday when the man fired a shot from a handgun and they both left the home at 1075 E. 3740 South. Police went looking for the man and eventually tracked him back to his house. When he refused to come out, police evacuated nearby homes and deployed irritant gas to prompt the man out of the house. The man was under 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> 57666829@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:26:59 MDT Municipal boundary bill revamped, flies through Utah Senate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57649171-90/area-bill-com-communities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57649171-90/area-bill-com-communities.html.csp">Municipal boundary bill revamped, flies through Utah Senate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T23:11:36.806-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was like giving birth, Sen. Karen Mayne said of the nine months she spent crafting a bill that could help resolve 40 years of unproductive political squabbling over municipal boundaries within Salt Lake County. “And now we have a beautiful baby to show for it,” the West Valley City Democrat said Friday as she unveiled a third revision of SB216, which Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams pulled together in lengthy negotiations this week. This latest version was comely enough that both supporters...</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> 57649171@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:11:36 MDT Missing Millcreek man found; missing Springville woman safe, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57617395-78/police-missing-springville-woman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57617395-78/police-missing-springville-woman.html.csp">Missing Millcreek man found; missing Springville woman safe, police say</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T21:50:56.214-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 09:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two people with dementia who were reported missing — an elderly Springville woman and a Millcreek man — are unharmed, officials said. The man, Michael James Howard, 52, was found early Saturday by police. He was unharmed, officials said, after being missing for nearly 12 hours. Howard disappeared from Deseret Care Center, 950 E. 3300 South, in Millcreek, according to the Unified Police Department. Springville police officers continued Saturday to look for Marilyn Nadeen Marlowe, 78, though the 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> 57617395@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 21:50:56 MDT Police search for missing Millcreek man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57616329-78/police-howard-millcreek-blue.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57616329-78/police-howard-millcreek-blue.html.csp">Police search for missing Millcreek man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T22:56:01.835-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 10:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man with dementia disappeared Friday, sending police scrambling to find him as the weather took a turn for the worst. Michael James Howard, 52, was last seen about 6 p.m. at the Deseret Care Center, at 950 E. 3300 South in Millcreek, according to the Unified Police Department. Howard suffers from dementia and police were concerned because the weather was cold and wet Friday night. Howard has disappeared before and was located near TRAX stations, police say. He does not have a cell phone. How...</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> 57616329@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:56:01 MDT Boundary bill moves forward, wording unclear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57607923-90/bill-committee-county-html.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57607923-90/bill-committee-county-html.html.csp">Boundary bill moves forward, wording unclear</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T21:02:43.368-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 09:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bill to resolve Salt Lake County’s perpetual boundary battles is headed to the Senate floor — but its wording will differ from the version advanced Thursday by a Senate committee. Senate Business and Labor Committee members, and even citizens opposed to the overall concept, accepted county Mayor Ben McAdams’ pledge to revise SB216 to include provisions that could lessen resistance. McAdams had asked the committee to move the bill forward, concerned that if it did not make it to the Senate 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> 57607923@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:02:43 MDT Salt Lake County clerk certifying signatures for ‘Milcreek City’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57592175-90/clerk-community-council-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57592175-90/clerk-community-council-county.html.csp">Salt Lake County clerk certifying signatures for ‘Milcreek City’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T10:38:41.765-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake County clerk’s office has begun reviewing petitions submitted by Millcreek City backers in hopes of getting incorporation on the ballot again. But their desire for a November election to decide whether to make the east central community the valley’s 16th city is still up in the air because it conflicts with legislation introduced last week that would freeze the boundaries of the county’s unincorporated areas where they were on Jan. 1, 2014. Dahnelle Burton-Lee, elections division c...</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> 57592175@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 10:38:41 MDT Editorial: McAdams’ island ‘city’ may end boundary fights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57581110-82/mcadams-county-unincorporated-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57581110-82/mcadams-county-unincorporated-lake.html.csp">Editorial: McAdams’ island ‘city’ may end boundary fights</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T22:43:02.501-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 10:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Call it “Granmillpertonagna.” No? How about “Magcopperkearncreek”? Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams has a plan to create what is essentially a city out of all the remaining unincorporated burgs in the county, an entity with no uniting force other than to prevent further encroachments and defections. It’s more of an act of desperation than incorporation, but the mayor is right that something needs to be done. The balkanization of Salt Lake County has been a decades-long process, and McAdams is...</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> 57581110@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 22:43:02 MDT Letter: We dog owners must obey law in Millcreek Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57562828-82/canyon-dog-dogs-millcreek.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57562828-82/canyon-dog-dogs-millcreek.html.csp">Letter: We dog owners must obey law in Millcreek Canyon</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T01:01:03.672-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are too many dog owners ignoring leash laws and not picking up after their pets in Millcreek Canyon. During three ski trips in the canyon with my dog last week, I observed numerous piles of dog poop and poop-filled plastic bags that littered the trail. This situation is intolerable, unsustainable and needs to change. We are fortunate to enjoy the privilege of accessing Millcreek Canyon with our dogs. Unfortunately, we will lose this privilege unless we commit now to educating and policing...</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> 57562828@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 01:01:03 MDT McAdams plan would freeze boundaries, bring vote on new “city” http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57568939-90/bill-community-council-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57568939-90/bill-community-council-county.html.csp">McAdams plan would freeze boundaries, bring vote on new “city”</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T14:38:31.635-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 02:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mayor Ben McAdams’ plan to end decades of municipal-boundary disputes in Salt Lake County is in for a fight. As the mayor held a news conference Wednesday in the County Council chambers, announcing the imminent filing of a bill designed to end perpetual bickering about the borders and governance of unincorporated areas, Millcreek incorporation proponent MaryAnn Matheson Strong was there passing out her own news release. It lambasted the plan as “Patchwork City” and accused McAdams of attempting ...</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> 57568939@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:38:31 MDT