MOUNTAIN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MOUNTAIN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Holes in one at Wingpointe, Mountain Dell http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57840112-77/dell-iron-lake-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57840112-77/dell-iron-lake-mountain.html.csp">Holes in one at Wingpointe, Mountain Dell</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T22:15:05.289-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">• aces Wingpointe • Ed Adair. No. 4, 147 yards, 7-iron. With Al Tokunaga, Bruce Wagstaff, Larry Williams. Mountain Dell (lake course) • Chuck Travis. No. 9, 149 yards, 7-iron. With Mike Bicker, Donn Peters.</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57840112@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:15:05 MDT Prep boys’ soccer: Murray beats Mountain View, 2-0 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57838471-190/murray-game-demann-ball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57838471-190/murray-game-demann-ball.html.csp">Prep boys’ soccer: Murray beats Mountain View, 2-0</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By alex markham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T22:46:11.507-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murray • The Mountain View Bruins boys’ soccer team traveled to Murray on Friday night to take on the Spartans in a game under the lights. The game was back and forth in the first half with few solid shots on goal and the Bruins were dominating the time of possession. Then with just seconds left in the half, Murray flipped the script on its way to a 2-0 victory. “We felt like we weren’t being prepared to move the ball when we got it. Our guys were holding the ball a little too long and letting 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57838471@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:46:11 MDT Utah Crowd-Funding: Serious Blaqk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57822954-66/blaqk-album-kickstarter-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57822954-66/blaqk-album-kickstarter-com.html.csp">Utah Crowd-Funding: Serious Blaqk</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T16:49:28.164-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding project brings a little music to your life. Pablo Blaqk is a musician based in Salt Lake City, who grew up in Utah County with his Cuban parents. He started playing guitar at 18, and has played for such acts as The Moody Blues, John Legend and John Forte — and opened for Adele on her 2011 tour. Blaqk is working on his latest album, titled “The Mountain Hymn,” and is seeking $24,000 on Kickstarter to make it all happen: Publicity, radio promotion, music videos, albu...</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> 57822954@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:49:28 MDT Utah State football: Wells gets contract extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57803268-77/wells-contract-football-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57803268-77/wells-contract-football-state.html.csp">Utah State football: Wells gets contract extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T18:39:26.953-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 06:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Matt Wells has is getting a raise Utah State University athletics director Scott Barnes announced Thursday a contract extension for Wells. The revised contract will keep Wells at USU through the 2018 season. Along with Wells’ contract extension, the new deal also calls for continued salary increases for all of his assistant coaches. “Matt had a great first year leading our football program. His commitment to our student-athletes has been tremendous and they’ve responded with great results 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> 57803268@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:39:26 MDT Man survives several hundred-foot mountain fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801869-68/http-hundred-luk-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801869-68/http-hundred-luk-mountain.html.csp">Man survives several hundred-foot mountain fall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T09:47:01.993-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Weare, N.H. • A hiker fell several hundred feet down a mountain and crawled in the snow for seven hours to get help. Patrick Luk, of Weare, told WMUR-TV (http://bit.ly/1gPfTOI ) says he was hiking alone Monday and was about to ski back down Mount Adams when an ice slab broke free. “I went to edge my uphill ski to prevent myself from sliding, and my binding released,” he said. “And the terrain is so steep up there, if you lose a ski, you’re going downhill.” The 22-year-old Luk, an experienced hik...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578018692014-04-10T09:47:01.993-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T09:47:01.993-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801869@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:47:01 MDT In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801655-68/china-jar-liang-beijing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801655-68/china-jar-liang-beijing.html.csp">In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DIDI TANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T08:54:01.893-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 08:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city’s choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air. He put it up for auction before a group of about 100 Chinese artists and collectors late last month, and it fetched 5,250 yuan ($860). “Air should be the most valueless commodity, free to breathe for any vagrant or beggar,” Liang said in an interview. “This is my way to question Chi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578016552014-04-10T08:54:01.893-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T08:54:01.893-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801655@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:54:01 MDT Letter: Why is RMP’s solar project so small? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57760382-82/power-solar-utah-farm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57760382-82/power-solar-utah-farm.html.csp">Letter: Why is RMP’s solar project so small?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:03.644-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rocky Mountain Power should be commended for proposing to build its first solar power farm in Utah (“Rocky Mountain Power to build first solar farm in Utah,” Tribune, March 26). But one has to wonder why such a paltry footprint? Two megawatts of power? Enough to power 500 homes? With over 250 days of sunshine on average in Utah? Seriously? Others think that Utah is a great place to tap the sun. As was noted, a Provo-based company is planning to build a plant that will provide 150 times the powe...</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> 57760382@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT Ski Lift of the Week • Sultan Express at Deer Valley Resort http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57723431-117/express-sultan-deer-lift.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57723431-117/express-sultan-deer-lift.html.csp">Ski Lift of the Week • Sultan Express at Deer Valley Resort</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T16:41:04.244-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Type • High-speed quad Vertical rise • 1,760 feet Number of runs • 12 Difficulty • Intermediate and advanced Why try it • Some of Deer Valley’s steepest, fastest runs The ride • After riding Carpenter Express or Silver Lake Express to mid-mountain, there are three ways to reach Sultan’s loading terminal. Taking Sterling Express is the easiest, but to get to Sultan’s slopes you have to circle Bald Mountain. You can take the gentle McHenry cat-track run to Wasatch Express lift, which also goes to...</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> 57723431@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:41:04 MDT Rocky Mountain to start using reusable envelopes for bills http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57765054-79/million-bills-envelopes-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57765054-79/million-bills-envelopes-mountain.html.csp">Rocky Mountain to start using reusable envelopes for bills</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T13:22:08.895-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 01:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beginning this month, Rocky Mountain Power is sending out its bills to customers with reusable envelopes in an effort to be more green. “Last year alone, we sent more than 16 million return envelopes to customers, yet only 5 million were used to return payments,” said Karen Gilmore, Rocky Mountain Power vice president of customer service. “With reusable envelopes we’re eliminating the need for a separate return envelope. This change has the potential to conserve up to 1 million pounds of wood, 3...</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> 57765054@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:22:08 MDT Utah resorts celebrate season close with fun activities http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57693887-223/com-http-april-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57693887-223/com-http-april-mountain.html.csp">Utah resorts celebrate season close with fun activities</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T11:30:50.182-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It took awhile, but the 2013-14 ski season reached epic status in late February and early March with some major snowfall totals. And, just as ski season reached its peak conditions-wise, it is time to start talking about the end. And what better way to end it than to ski across what snow becomes at the end of the season? Canyons Resort is hosting its 7th annual Spring Grüv celebration featuring its ever-popular Pond Skimming contest Saturday. Participants in the heavily adult-themed event dress...</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> 57693887@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:30:50 MDT Sights set on Bonnaroo, Yonder Mountain String Band stops in Salt Lake for molé http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57743713-223/mountain-band-yonder-bluegrass.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57743713-223/mountain-band-yonder-bluegrass.html.csp">Sights set on Bonnaroo, Yonder Mountain String Band stops in Salt Lake for molé</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Burger</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T17:57:00.221-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ben Kaufmann, the bass player for Yonder Mountain String Band, or YMSB, comes from Utah’s neighbor to the east, Colorado, which is undergoing a lot of attention for its legalization of recreational marijuana. Kaufmann, joined by Dave Johnston (banjo), Jeff Austin (mandolin) and Adam Aijala (guitar), has ascended to the top of the modern bluegrass movement since its beginnings in the small Colorado mountain town of Nederland. Kaufmann, whose band will play at Bonnaroo Music Festival in Tenness...</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> 57743713@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:57:00 MDT Kragthorpe: A Morrill dilemma for Utah State basketball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57752907-77/morrill-coach-state-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57752907-77/morrill-coach-state-utah.html.csp">Kragthorpe: A Morrill dilemma for Utah State basketball</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T14:39:29.905-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Later this spring, when Utah State’s basketball operation moves into the new Wayne Estes Center, coach Stew Morrill will enjoy the vista of Cache Valley that unfolds below 800 East in Logan. Morrill at last will have an office window, just when the Aggies’ Mountain West membership has given him a much different view of the world. Kyle Whittingham is not the only famous alumnus of Provo High School whose job description changed radically after joining a more powerful conference. An eventual effe...</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> 57752907@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:39:29 MDT PCMR, Ski Team taking their places in ski history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57740598-79/ski-park-skiing-association.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57740598-79/ski-park-skiing-association.html.csp">PCMR, Ski Team taking their places in ski history</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="2014-03-28T20:10:50.521-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 08:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The International Ski History Association’s annual celebration of “Skiing History Week” will take place Monday through April 6 at Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR). And not by accident. The association chose Park City for this year’s event to commemorate the resort’s 50th anniversary. But it was also 40 years ago that the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s predecessor opened a training center in old Park City mine buildings, starting the long-term association between the town and the team. 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> 57740598@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:10:50 MDT Rocky Mountain Power restores service to last of southeastern Utah outage areas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57752518-78/power-monday-aneth-areas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57752518-78/power-monday-aneth-areas.html.csp">Rocky Mountain Power restores service to last of southeastern Utah outage areas</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="2014-03-31T14:14:16.273-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 02:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Services to the last of nearly 4,000 southeastern Utah customers of Rocky Mountain Power left in the dark over the weekend by power-pole toppling winds were restored by Monday afternoon. In the wake of gusts topping 70 mph, nine poles went down triggering outages in the Scofield, Aneth and Montezuma Creek areas Sunday night. By dawn Monday, that number had been reduced to 789 — 741 in the Aneth and Montezuma Creek areas and 48 in the Scofield region. Complete restoration of power was achieved 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> 57752518@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:14:16 MDT Power outage leaves more than 1,000 homes in the dark http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57751121-78/power-homes-1000-bluff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57751121-78/power-homes-1000-bluff.html.csp">Power outage leaves more than 1,000 homes in the dark</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="2014-03-30T22:27:08.613-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An outage has left more than 1,000 homes and businesses in southeastern Utah in the dark. Winds knocked out power to Rocky Mountain Power customers in Bluff, Mexican Hat and Montezuma Creek on Sunday evening, according to the San Juan County Office of Emergency Management. Though about 4,000 homes and businesses were initially affected, repair crews had managed to restore power to all but about 1,000 by 9:20 p.m. A shelter has been set up at the Bluff Community Center at 190 N. 200 East for tho...</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> 57751121@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:27:08 MDT Ski Lift of the Week: Eagle Express at Solitude Mountain Resort http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57660461-117/eagle-express-mountain-solitude.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57660461-117/eagle-express-mountain-solitude.html.csp">Ski Lift of the Week: Eagle Express at Solitude Mountain Resort</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T16:34:14.976-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 04:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Type • High-speed quad Vertical rise • 1,500 feet Number of runs • 15 Difficulty • Mixture of advanced and intermediate. Why try it • Plenty of variety, including high-speed options, for experienced skiers and boarders. The ride • The lowest lift in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Eagle Express is right off the lower end of Solitude’s Moonbeam base area. Just put on your skis or boards near the end of the lot and glide down to the loading terminal. Runs to try Gary’s Glade • A nice slope for picking yo...</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> 57660461@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:34:14 MDT Change-of-plea hearing set for alleged ‘Mountain Man’ burglar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57743672-78/knapp-april-county-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57743672-78/knapp-april-county-federal.html.csp">Change-of-plea hearing set for alleged ‘Mountain Man’ burglar</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="2014-03-28T21:34:34.163-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 09:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Mountain Man” Troy James Knapp appears set to change his plea in connection with federal charges accusing him of shooting at officers who captured him in Sanpete County last year in connection with a series of cabin burglaries. According to a docket entry this week in U.S. District Court, Knapp is scheduled for a change-of-plea hearing on April 7 before Judge Ted Stewart — indicating the case could be resolved. Knapp in October pleaded not guilty to assaulting a federal officer; use of a firea...</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> 57743672@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:34:34 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 Rocky Mountain Power to build first solar farm in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57733402-79/solar-power-utah-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57733402-79/solar-power-utah-company.html.csp">Rocky Mountain Power to build first solar farm in Utah</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="2014-03-26T19:35:09.641-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 07:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rocky Mountain Power is preparing to build its first Utah solar farm. The company announced Wednesday that it plans to build the farm at a still-undetermined location that will provide enough electricity for 500 homes through the use of 9,000 panels. It will be partially funded by the company’s Blue Sky program. “This is the first utility-sized solar project to be funded in part by Blue Sky customers and we plan to do more,” said Rocky Mountain Power President Richard Walje. “We are committed to...</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> 57733402@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:35:09 MDT Short-lived power outages hit Wasatch Front residents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57734679-78/power-outage-affected-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57734679-78/power-outage-affected-county.html.csp">Short-lived power outages hit Wasatch Front residents</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T15:35:24.319-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 03:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More than 3,500 Rocky Mountain Power customers in southern Salt Lake County were without power for about an hour on Wednesday afternoon. The outage — caused by an unspecified transmission interruption — affected about 3,523 Riverton and Bluffdale area residents with ZIP codes 84065, 84065, 84095 and 84096. The outage occurred at 1:42 p.m. Power was restored at 2:39 p.m. Another outage, in northern Utah County, had affected more than 9,000 residents in Highland, Alpine and American Fork. That out...</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> 57734679@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:35:24 MDT