MOUNTAIN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MOUNTAIN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Mountain lion caught near homes in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58440040-78/animal-lake-salt-dispatchers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58440040-78/animal-lake-salt-dispatchers.html.csp">Mountain lion caught near homes in Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Self Newlin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T07:17:43.562-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 07:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City Police were busy chasing a mountain lion seen wandering near homes and even in residents’ backyards Sunday night. The animal was first spotted around 2:50 p.m., according to dispatchers. Police were following the animal, but lost the trail a short time later. It turned up again around 6:40 p.m. in the area near Foothill Dr. and Kensington Ave. Dispatchers said a wildlife official was on scene with a tranquilizer gun hoping to subdue the animal, which they eventually did on near...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58440040@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:17:43 MDT USU basketball: Mountain West TV package includes 18 Aggies games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58429653-77/mountain-west-state-network.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58429653-77/mountain-west-state-network.html.csp">USU basketball: Mountain West TV package includes 18 Aggies games</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:21.837-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Colorado Springs, Colo. • Eighteen Utah State men’s basketball games will be televised this season, the Mountain West Conference has announced. The league unveiled its broadcast package for 2014-15 on Thursday, which will include a total of over 100 games on a regional and national basis. The games will be carried on CBS, the CBS Sports Network, the ESPN family of networks, Root Sports and the Mountain West Network. Utah State’s first TV appearance comes Nov. 19, when the Aggies play host to San...</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> 58429653@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:21 MDT Snowbird’s Big Mountain Trail provides thrills for bikers (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58314209-117/mountain-trail-snowbird-resort.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58314209-117/mountain-trail-snowbird-resort.html.csp">Snowbird’s Big Mountain Trail provides thrills for bikers (video)</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="2014-08-20T23:01:00.557-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Little Cottonwood Canyon • Jenn Berg is no stranger to the famous mountain terrain of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. Berg is, however, accustomed to a world of white when she is streaking down the slopes. Berg, a professional skier living in Cottonwood Heights, found a new way to enjoy her home resort when Snowbird opened the nearly 8-mile Big Mountain Trail for mountain bikers in July. “Being able to see it in the summer is so great,” said Berg, who has hit the Big Mountain Trail every weeke...</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> 58314209@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:00 MDT Recreation: Fall leaves draw Utahns outside http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58370776-223/canyon-utah-east-fall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58370776-223/canyon-utah-east-fall.html.csp">Recreation: Fall leaves draw Utahns outside</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="2014-09-12T08:35:37.82-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 08:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As fall approaches and nature paints mountains and canyons in hues of red, orange and gold, getting outdoors to enjoy the show is almost mandatory in Utah. Whether you plan to take a hike, enjoy a canyon drive, go picnicking or play golf at a canyon course such as Mountain Dell, Wasatch Mountain or Hobble Creek, autumn ranks among the best times of the year to be outdoors. Fall colors usually are best in Utah from mid-September through early October, with leaves in northern Utah changing first. ...</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> 58370776@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:35:37 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - September 17, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58426982-227/mountain-timpanogos-utah-provo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58426982-227/mountain-timpanogos-utah-provo.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - September 17, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T22:44:02.728-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lennie Mahler | The Salt Lake Tribune Mountain goats navigate rocky terrain near the summit of Mount Timpanogos in Uinta-Wasatch-Cashe National Forest, Utah, Tuesday morning, Sept. 17, 2014.</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> 58426982@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:44:02 MDT Editorial: Utah, Colorado share a lift as Vail era begins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407665-82/ski-utah-vail-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407665-82/ski-utah-vail-park.html.csp">Editorial: Utah, Colorado share a lift as Vail era begins</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:49:09.008-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just like that, more than half the economic muscle in Utah’s ski industry falls under one corporation, and it’s from Colorado. To anyone who has followed the ski industry in the American West, Vail Resorts’ purchase of Park City Mountain Resort is the marriage of ’60s children. Stretch pants and cable bindings were de rigueur when Vail opened in 1962 and Park City in 1963, and both featured enclosed gondolas to carry skiers. That was a more upscale experience than the chairlifts at Alta and As...</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> 58407665@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:49:09 MDT Park City mountain bikers lead prep series http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58406560-52/division-park-league-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58406560-52/division-park-league-mountain.html.csp">Park City mountain bikers lead prep series</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:23:00.22-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Though not sanctioned by the Utah High School Activities Association, the Utah High School Mountain Bike League is drawing competitors to its meets from all over the state. Park City captured the Division One team title in a meet September 6 at Soldier Hollow followed by Corner Canyon, Alta, Morgan and Skyline. Park City’s Sienna Leger Redel is the points leader for girls’ division one and two varsity while ParkCity’s Conner Patten leads the boys’ division and one two varsity rankings. The next ...</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> 58406560@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:23:00 MDT Trib Talk: Park City Mountain Resort to open, now what? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58394779-231/tribtalk-park-resort-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58394779-231/tribtalk-park-resort-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Park City Mountain Resort to open, now what?</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="2014-09-10T15:11:45.302-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 03:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City Mountain Resort announced it would pay a $17.5 million bond, meaning the resort will open for the 2014-2015 season. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Park City Councilwoman Liza Simpson, ski historian Mike Korologos and Tribune reporter Christopher Smart join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the impact the ongoing litigation between PCMR and Vail has had on the community and Utah’s ski industry generally.  Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by send...</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> 58394779@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:11:45 MDT Controversial Ski Link eliminated from refined plan to link 7 Utah resorts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58389385-90/ski-lift-canyons-plan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58389385-90/ski-lift-canyons-plan.html.csp">Controversial Ski Link eliminated from refined plan to link 7 Utah resorts</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="2014-09-10T12:54:19.889-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 12:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ski Utah is offering a few more details about where lifts would be needed to make One Wasatch, its plan for interconnecting the seven Wasatch Mountain ski resorts, a reality. Two sets of lifts are envisioned in a conceptual plan to be released Tuesday, said Nathan Rafferty, president and CEO of Ski Utah, marketing arm for the state’s ski industry. The first set, connecting Little Cottonwood and Big Cottonwood canyons, would require Alta Ski Area to install a lift up Grizzly Gulch to the ridgeli...</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> 58389385@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:54:19 MDT Park City Mountain Resort to pay $17.5 million to open this season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393711-78/pcmr-park-ski-resort.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58393711-78/pcmr-park-ski-resort.html.csp">Park City Mountain Resort to pay $17.5 million to open this season</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="2014-09-11T08:02:26.584-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There were nothing but smiles Tuesday in western Summit County as Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) announced it would post a $17.5 million bond to keep the resort operating through the upcoming ski season. The bond was set by 3rd District Judge Ryan Harris in the midst of a three-year legal dispute between PCMR and its landlord, Talisker Land Holdings Inc., which also leases the nearby Canyons Resort to Vail Resorts Inc. “Our goal has always been to keep PCMR open for the upcoming 2014-15 seaso...</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> 58393711@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:02:26 MDT Fire damages Magic Mountain roller coaster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393155-79/coaster-fire-roller-magic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393155-79/coaster-fire-roller-magic.html.csp">Fire damages Magic Mountain roller coaster</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T09:37:01.729-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Clarita, Calif. • A fire on the recently closed Colossus ride at Southern California’s Six Flags Magic Mountain park has collapsed part of the famous wooden roller coaster, but no injuries are reported. Los Angeles County firefighters got the call around 1:30 p.m. Monday and doused the fire in about a half-hour. The top of the lift hill on the 125-foot-tall wooden coaster collapsed after flames charred it. Magic Mountain says workers were disassembling the ride at the time of the fire. Aut...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583931552014-09-09T09:37:01.729-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T09:37:01.729-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393155@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:37:01 MDT Two hikers rescued from Mount Timpanogos http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361211-78/release-according-medical-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361211-78/release-according-medical-mountain.html.csp">Two hikers rescued from Mount Timpanogos</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T22:35:43.966-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Crews rescued two hikers Monday from Mount Timpanogos. About 4 a.m., Utah County deputies responded to the report of a 26-year-old woman who was experiencing a medical issue while hiking the mountain, according to a Utah County Sheriff’s Office news release. She had begun her hike at 1 a.m. from the Aspen Grove trailhead when she started experiencing problems from a pre-existing medical condition about 2.8 miles in, the release adds. A search-and-rescue team and the North Fork Fire Department 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> 58361211@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:35:43 MDT Utah commission rejects proposed fee for solar homes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352345-78/commission-company-customers-energy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58352345-78/commission-company-customers-energy.html.csp">Utah commission rejects proposed fee for solar homes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham and Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T09:42:21.408-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utahns with rooftop solar panels won’t face a new fee from Rocky Mountain Power after the Utah Public Service Commission ruled Friday that the utility company failed to prove such a charge is “just and reasonable.” But this contentious debate pitting the state’s largest electric company against environmental groups isn’t going away. The Commission is open to revisiting the issue as long as Rocky Mountain Power can provide some hard data proving these customers should be treated differently than...</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> 58352345@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:42:21 MDT Murray police looking for credit union robber http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58355071-78/police-murray-credit-union.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58355071-78/police-murray-credit-union.html.csp">Murray police looking for credit union robber</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T22:13:52.579-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murray police would like the public’s help identifying a man who robbed a credit union. About 9:50 a.m. Saturday, the man walked into Mountain America Credit Union at 5900 S. State St. and passed a note to the teller “to give him some money,” said police Sgt. Kim Rees. The teller complied, and the man left with an undisclosed amount, Rees said. There was no mention of a weapon, the sergeant added. The man is described as white, about 6 feet tall, with light brown hair. He was wearing plastic fra...</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> 58355071@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:13:52 MDT Ozone in Colorado Rocky Mountains surprises researchers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347276-68/ozone-mountains-researchers-denver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347276-68/ozone-mountains-researchers-denver.html.csp">Ozone in Colorado Rocky Mountains surprises researchers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN ELLIOTT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T09:53:39.474-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Researchers who examined air pollution along northern Colorado’s Front Range said they were surprised by how much harmful ozone and ozone-causing chemicals are drifting into the mountains from urban and rural areas below. “Really, all the way up to the Continental Divide you can find ozone,” said Gabriele Pfister, a scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder and one of the principal investigators on the project. “People (are) thinking you go into the mountains ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583472762014-08-28T09:53:39.474-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T09:53:39.474-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347276@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:53:39 MDT Tests: Utah woman drunk in crash that killed her, teen girl http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335127-78/bailey-crash-utah-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335127-78/bailey-crash-utah-county.html.csp">Tests: Utah woman drunk in crash that killed her, teen girl</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="2014-08-25T22:55:19.58-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toxicology test results confirm that an Eagle Mountain woman was intoxicated when she caused a July 21 crash on State Road 73 in Utah County that killed both her and a teenage girl. Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Erik Knutzen said Monday that 28-year-old Ashley Taft Bailey’s blood alcohol level tested at 0.15, or nearly twice the legal limit for driving of 0.08. Earlier, deputies reported having found an open bottle of alcohol in the eastbound Ford Fusion Bailey was driving when it crossed the cent...</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> 58335127@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:55:19 MDT Despite economy, Utahns expect to increase holiday travel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334935-78/utah-labor-mountain-residents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334935-78/utah-labor-mountain-residents.html.csp">Despite economy, Utahns expect to increase holiday travel</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="2014-08-25T22:55:19.664-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stubbornly high fuel costs are not expected to keep Utah and other Mountain West residents off the highways during the coming Labor Day weekend. AAA Utah spokesperson Rolayne Fairclough said Monday that more than 2.5 million residents of the organization’s Mountain West region — Utah, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and Arizona — are expected to travel 50 miles or more from their homes during the three-day holiday period. That represents an increase of six-tenths of a perc...</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> 58334935@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:55:19 MDT Mountain West Conference: Broncos hope for a new era of success http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58317445-77/state-broncos-boise-harsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58317445-77/state-broncos-boise-harsin.html.csp">Mountain West Conference: Broncos hope for a new era of success</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T23:04:37.67-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While many predict all the turmoil and controversy in collegiate athletics marks the beginning of a new era, it appears the Boise State Broncos are ready to blaze a new trail right now. The Broncos, who went 8-5 in 2013 — suffering more than four losses in a season for the first time since 1998 — seem poised for a fresh start in 2014. The Broncos have a new coach in Bryan Harsin, who has the difficult task of succeeding Chris Petersen. Petersen built the Broncos into one of college football’s bi...</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> 58317445@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:37 MDT BYU's Holmoe hopes instate football rivalries continue well into next decade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58320196-65/utah-byu-conference-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58320196-65/utah-byu-conference-mountain.html.csp">BYU's Holmoe hopes instate football rivalries continue well into next decade</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T00:04:02.321-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 12:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For locals, the upcoming college football season just won’t be the same because BYU and Utah won’t play each other. Same deal next year. They will renew the rivalry on Sept. 10, 2016 at Utah. Last September, the rivals announced that they will also play in 2017 (Sept. 9) in Provo and in 2018 (Nov. 24) in Salt Lake City. What then? BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe said Wednesday that he expects the rivalry to continue uninterrupted after that. “We are looking at it. Chris [Hill] and I,” Holmoe sa...</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> 58320196@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:04:02 MDT Utah County officials: We need more freeways http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58301039-90/transportation-utah-county-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58301039-90/transportation-utah-county-mountain.html.csp">Utah County officials: We need more freeways</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="2014-08-17T11:33:32.988-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lehi • As the Utah Transportation Commission rotates its monthly meetings around the state, it usually takes a few minutes to hear concerns from local officials. That stretched to two hours Friday as a parade of worried northern Utah County officials begged for new freeways and other road projects to handle exploding growth there. “Lehi’s not sick because of our roads. We’re in cardiac arrest,” said Mayor Bert Wilson. His city’s population swelled from 19,000 in 2000 to 55,000 now, attracting ma...</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> 58301039@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:33:32 MDT