MORNING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MORNING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lunar eclipse amazes as it casts eerie red glow over Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57819308-78/eclipse-lunar-tuesday-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57819308-78/eclipse-lunar-tuesday-utah.html.csp">Lunar eclipse amazes as it casts eerie red glow over Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheena McFarland</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T19:31:14.44-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 07:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stansbury Park • Audrey O’Keefe just couldn’t stop smiling. As the 12-year-old South Jordan girl watched her first lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning, she also peered through telescopes for up-close views of planets such as Jupiter and Mars. “I just love astronomy; it’s so fascinating, all of the things out there,” Audrey said, using the word “amazing” three times in the same sentence to describe what she was seeing. She is one of the newest members of the Salt Lake Astronomical Society (SLAS...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57819308@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:31:14 MDT Letter: Helicopters circling Herriman — why? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57774164-82/helicopters-fly-herriman-morning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57774164-82/helicopters-fly-herriman-morning.html.csp">Letter: Helicopters circling Herriman — why?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:06.873-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I have seen major warfare-type helicopters fly over our narrow Rose Canyon every morning and night. I have seen them fly right over my house at midnight. This morning there were two Chinook helicopters at 7:30 a.m. and then five more Huey-type and one small helicopter at 8:20 a.m. Are they preparing for war? Against whom in Utah? Karen Shields Herriman</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> 57774164@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:06 MDT Police ID gunman killed after wounding two SLC cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57742577-78/officers-police-knight-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57742577-78/officers-police-knight-lake.html.csp">Police ID gunman killed after wounding two SLC cops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T22:46:38.905-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A wanted man was killed and two police officers wounded from gunshots after a traffic stop in downtown Salt Lake City erupted into a firefight early Friday morning. The man who died in the shootout was identified as 34-year-old Christopher Leo Knight, from Lakeport, Calif., who was wanted by California authorities on suspicion of a drug possession. The gun battle occurred about 2:15 a.m. Friday after the two city patrol officers stopped a mud-splattered, light-colored Jeep near 300 South and We...</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> 57742577@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:46:38 MDT Rocky Mountain Power crews quickly restore service in W. Jordan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57738841-78/power-crews-customers-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57738841-78/power-crews-customers-fire.html.csp">Rocky Mountain Power crews quickly restore service in W. Jordan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T13:36:49.512-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 01:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Jordan power outage triggered by a pole fire Thursday morning left about 575 customers without electricity. Rocky Mountain Power crews had fully restored service by 9:04 a.m., about 35 minutes after the first was spotted near 3200 West and 7800 South. The resulting outage affected customers within the 84084 ZIP code, the utility reported. The specific cause of the fire was under investigation, but was believed related to a morning snowstorm that hit parts of the Salt Lake Valley. remims@...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57738841@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:36:49 MDT Friedman: The morning after the morning after in Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57733439-82/putin-morning-russia-nature.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57733439-82/putin-morning-russia-nature.html.csp">Friedman: The morning after the morning after in Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T16:20:38.462-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 04:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One thing I learned covering the Middle East for many years is that there is “the morning after” and there is “the morning after the morning after.” Never confuse the two. The morning after a big event is when fools rush in and declare that someone’s victory or defeat in a single battle has “changed everything forever.” The morning after the morning after, the laws of gravity start to apply themselves; things often don’t look as good or as bad as you thought. And that brings me to Vladimir Putin...</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> 57733439@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:20:38 MDT Mountain lion sighting has Sandy schools on alert http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728357-78/tuesday-lion-morning-sandy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728357-78/tuesday-lion-morning-sandy.html.csp">Mountain lion sighting has Sandy schools on alert</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T06:42:19.11-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 06:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eastmont Middle School Principal Stacy Kurtzhals wasn’t waiting for the tigers and bears. Oh my, a lion was enough to keep the kids inside on Tuesday. Kurtzhals said the Sandy Police Department advised her early Tuesday morning that a mountain lion had been spotted in the neighborhood of her Canyons School District campus at 10100 S. 1300 East. That led to a “shelter in place” order for the school’s 900 children. “We decided to keep the students inside today as a precaution,” the principal said,...</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> 57728357@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:42:19 MDT Golf: Four tie for lead at windy Innisbrook http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57679485-77/lead-lee-danny-innisbrook.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57679485-77/lead-lee-danny-innisbrook.html.csp">Golf: Four tie for lead at windy Innisbrook</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T23:47:34.981-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Palm Harbor, Fla. • Matt Every made the best of the worst conditions Thursday at Innisbrook. Danny Lee, finally, seems to be playing good golf in any weather. They were among a four-way tie for the lead after the opening round of the Valspar Championship, a day so challenging that 3-under 68 was the highest score to lead after the first round in the 14-year history of this event. Pat Perez and Greg Chalmers also had 68s to share the lead. Every was the only one among the leaders to play in the m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576794852014-03-13T23:47:34.981-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-13T23:47:34.981-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57679485@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:47:34 MDT Truck fire closes down eastbound I-80 in Parleys Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57669742-78/fire-canyon-caught-eastbound.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57669742-78/fire-canyon-caught-eastbound.html.csp">Truck fire closes down eastbound I-80 in Parleys Canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T11:15:01.824-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A section of Interstate 80 in Parleys Canyon east of Salt Lake City was shut down for much of early Wednesday morning after a Federal Express delivery truck caught fire. The driver escaped without injury when his semi rig’s engine caught fire at 2:07 a.m. Wednesday near mile post 135, Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said. Troopers closed down all eastbound lanes of I-80 through much of the night, reopening one lane about 6 a.m. All lanes were reopened about an hour later, though delays of 45...</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> 57669742@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:15:01 MDT Snow, slush make N. Utah travel a challenge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57664560-78/snow-tuesday-morning-summit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57664560-78/snow-tuesday-morning-summit.html.csp">Snow, slush make N. Utah travel a challenge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T14:30:44.755-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 02:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wind, rain and snow combined to make for a dicey commute for northern Utah drivers on Tuesday. While few weather-related accidents were initially reported, Utah Highway Patrol troopers were enforcing use of tire chains or four-wheel drive vehicles as snow built up on roadways in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons. In addition, Little Cottonwood Canyon was closed between 6:30 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. to allow for avalanche control work, according to the Utah Department of Transportation. UDOT also issue...</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> 57664560@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:30:44 MDT Missing West Valley City schoolgirl found alive, cold, but well http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57629906-78/esquivel-police-girl-morning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57629906-78/esquivel-police-girl-morning.html.csp">Missing West Valley City schoolgirl found alive, cold, but well</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T18:53:19.174-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 06:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Valley City couple on Tuesday morning found a girl reported missing from her school Monday afternoon. West Valley police Deputy Chief Mike Powell said 12-year-old Ashley Esquivel was reported to be in good condition, despite being found walking in the rain and soaked to her skin some 17 hours after she disappeared. Tuesday morning, in an email sent by Esquivel’s American Preparatory School to parents, Executive Director Carolyn Sharette had rejoiced that, “Ashley has been located.” “We 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> 57629906@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 18:53:19 MDT Utah-bound SkyWest plane slides off runway in Montana http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57630776-68/runway-skywest-airport-montana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57630776-68/runway-skywest-airport-montana.html.csp">Utah-bound SkyWest plane slides off runway in Montana</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T10:13:02.06-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Missoula, Mont. • A SkyWest Airlines airplane headed for Salt Lake City slid off the main runway at Missoula International Airport in Montana on Tuesday morning, as freezing rain and icy roads were reported in the area. SkyWest spokeswoman Marissa Snow says the nose gear of the Canadair regional jet went off the side of the runway as it was taxiing out just after 8:30 a.m. No one on Delta Connection Flight 4600 was injured. Snow says the 44 passengers and three crew members were bused back to th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576307762014-03-04T10:13:02.06-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-04T10:13:02.06-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57630776@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:13:02 MDT Todd & Erin returning to radio, starting Monday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57613758-66/todd-erin-monday-radio.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57613758-66/todd-erin-monday-radio.html.csp">Todd & Erin returning to radio, starting Monday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T15:02:26.948-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 03:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After eight months of radio silence, the Salt Lake City husband-and-wife broadcasting team of Todd & Erin is returning to the airwaves on Monday. “I swear to GOD, my pregnancy with the twins was shorter than this deal!,” Erin Collard joked on the team’s Facebook page Thursday evening, as she announced that she and her husband, Todd, will begin work Monday on the morning show on KYMV-FM — better known as Rewind 100.7. Todd & Erin will be on during the morning drive-time shift, 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., ...</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> 57613758@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 15:02:26 MDT Police investigate barrage of gunfire at Salt Lake City home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57612610-78/police-suspects-friday-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57612610-78/police-suspects-friday-lake.html.csp">Police investigate barrage of gunfire at Salt Lake City 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="2014-02-28T11:04:34.916-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 11:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police were looking for a half-dozen suspects who allegedly unleashed a barrage of bullets on a home near the 1300 South TRAX light rail station early Friday morning. Police say a 911 call came in at 12:47 a.m. Friday reporting 10 or more gunshots being fired at the home, located in the 100 West block of Lucy Avenue (1250 South). Witnesses told police they saw up to six suspects, all described as Polynesian males wearing dark hooded jackets, in front of the home at the same time 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> 57612610@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:04:34 MDT Review: Beck mixes orchestral magic on new album http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57593133-223/beck-album-magic-mixes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57593133-223/beck-album-magic-mixes.html.csp">Review: Beck mixes orchestral magic on new album</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE MORGANTE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T17:12:49.411-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 05:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s hard to put a finger on Beck. He can steer into many moods, as he has in the two decades since he had a breakthrough with the commercial success of “Mellow Gold.” On “Morning Phase,” his first studio album in six years, Beck takes us to an intimate, gray landscape that is haunting and beautiful. The 13 songs are complex tapestries, woven from the same hue. They are slow, mostly, and touched with melancholy. Even when simple, such as on “Turn Away,” they are rich. Spare guitar work is spun i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575931332014-02-28T17:12:49.411-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-28T17:12:49.411-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57593133@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:12:49 MDT Natural gas line repairs close Bingham High School http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57595415-78/district-tuesday-gas-questar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57595415-78/district-tuesday-gas-questar.html.csp">Natural gas line repairs close Bingham High School</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="2014-02-25T20:47:11.922-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 08:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 2,500 students of South Jordan’s Bingham High School got an unplanned day off Tuesday due to problems with a natural gas pipeline outside the campus. Jordan School District officials first cancelled Monday night’s performance of the school’s play, “Tartuffe,” and as Questar Gas crews worked through the night to make repairs on the leaking line, the district cancelled Tuesday’s classes at the 2160 W. 10400 South school. Classes will resume Wednesday morning. District officials said the dec...</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> 57595415@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:47:11 MDT