MOUNTAIN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MOUNTAIN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Prep softball: Spanish Fork does two-out damage, beats Maple Mountain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57852487-190/run-fork-spanish-maple.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57852487-190/run-fork-spanish-maple.html.csp">Prep softball: Spanish Fork does two-out damage, beats Maple Mountain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Neil K. Warner</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T21:18:42.451-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just when it looked like Maple Mountain pitcher Carley Guyman might get out of the inning, Spanish Fork’s Kenzie Branch proved that when you play the Dons, the third out of the inning is often the most difficult one to get. Branch launched a drive to deep left field. It cleared the fence before you could say, “It could be, it might be … ,” it was — a two-run home run that sparked Spanish Fork to a 10-1 home win Tuesday over Maple Mountain. “I wanted more than a two-run lead, so that was good 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57852487@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:18:42 MDT ‘Bachelorette’ contestant dies in Utah paragliding accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57856009-200/hill-eric-brian-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57856009-200/hill-eric-brian-com.html.csp">‘Bachelorette’ contestant dies in Utah paragliding accident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T22:32:15.446-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A contestant on the upcoming season of “The Bachelorette” died Wednesday from injuries he suffered in a Utah paragliding accident. Eric Jonathan Hill, 31, crashed Sunday in Draper at the popular paragliding spot at Point of the Mountain, his family confirmed Wednesday. One of Hill’s brothers, Brian Hill, said doctors at University Hospital removed him from life support Tuesday night. Eric Hill died early Wednesday. Brian Hill said his brother’s chute deployed, then collapsed. “When he pulled ...</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> 57856009@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:32:15 MDT Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57855016-68/sherpas-everest-mountain-climbers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57855016-68/sherpas-everest-mountain-climbers.html.csp">Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T13:15:02.737-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 01:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Katmandu, Nepal • Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest’s base camp Wednesday, after the avalanche deaths of 16 of their colleagues exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and benefits. With the entire climbing season increasingly thrown into doubt, the government quickly announced that top tourism officials would fly to base camp Thursday to negotiate with the Sherpas and encourage them to return to work. But while Nepal’s govern...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578550162014-04-23T13:15:02.737-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-23T13:15:02.737-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57855016@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:15:02 MDT Letter: Rocky Mountain Power’s crazy talk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57855045-82/power-crazy-customers-fee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57855045-82/power-crazy-customers-fee.html.csp">Letter: Rocky Mountain Power’s crazy talk</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T16:35:58.414-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 04:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Why does Rocky Mountain Power believe they can collect from customers that are not using their power source? If someone like Robert G. Nohavec (“Why penalize me?” April 21) has his own solar panels, at his own cost, which will reduce power outages and use the environment as a healthy resource, why should he have to pay RMP a levy fee of $4.25 a month? People who are trying to help the earth should be rewarded. Can anyone just levy a fee because they are losing money from people who aren’t cust...</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> 57855045@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:35:58 MDT Recreation: Fill up your summer outdoor calendar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57851457-117/race-june-summer-bike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57851457-117/race-june-summer-bike.html.csp">Recreation: Fill up your summer outdoor calendar</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="2014-04-23T17:20:58.258-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We know how it works: You spend all winter planning and prepping for summer, knowing you want to participate in your favorite race or run, only to have the days whirl back and before you know it, the race is already here or you’ve let the signup date slip and you can no longer get an entry. Or, perhaps you have a big case of performance anxiety. Or you have too many events on your wish list. That is why we are here to help with an annual summer guide of the rides, races and events you know abou...</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> 57851457@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:20:58 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 Most Sherpas decide to leave Mount Everest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57851644-68/sherpas-everest-sherpa-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57851644-68/sherpas-everest-sherpa-mountain.html.csp">Most Sherpas decide to leave Mount Everest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T20:20:55.313-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 08:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Katmandu, Nepal • Most Sherpa mountain climbers have decided to leave Mount Everest, a guide said Tuesday, confirming a walkout certain to disrupt a climbing season that was already marked by grief over the 16 lives lost in Everest’s deadliest disaster. “It is just impossible for many of us to continue climbing while there are three of our friends buried in the snow,” said Dorje Sherpa, an experienced Everest guide from the tiny Himalayan community that has become famous for its high-altitude s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578516442014-04-22T20:20:55.313-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T20:20:55.313-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57851644@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:20:55 MDT Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57844606-68/sherpas-government-everest-sherpa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57844606-68/sherpas-government-everest-sherpa.html.csp">Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-21T08:37:02.985-06:00">Updated Apr 21, 2014 08:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Katmandu, Nepal • Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal’s ethnic Sherpa community. Nepal’s government said late Monday it would consider the Sherpa’s demands for more insurance money, more financial aid for the families of the victims, the formation of a relief fund and regulations that would ensure climbers’ rights. A committee formed with guides, re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578446062014-04-21T08:37:02.985-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-21T08:37:02.985-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57844606@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:37:02 MDT Paraglider critically injured after apparent parachute collapse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57842425-78/amp-mountain-15300-anderton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57842425-78/amp-mountain-15300-anderton.html.csp">Paraglider critically injured after apparent parachute collapse</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="2014-04-20T20:25:55.63-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 08:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A paraglider was critically injured when he reportedly crashed Sunday afternoon near Point of the Mountain. Emergency responders received a call at about 3 p.m. about the crash, near 15300 S. Steep Mountain Drive in Draper, a popular hang gliding site. A 32-year-old man’s parachute apparently collapsed while he was 10 feet to 15 feet above the ground, which swung him into the hillside, said Unified Fire Authority Battalion Chief Brian Anderton. The man, who was wearing a helmet, was knocked unc...</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> 57842425@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:25:55 MDT 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="2014-04-22T16:58:19.99-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 04:58PM 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 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:58:19 MDT Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57842000-200/mountain-everest-avalanche-guides.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57842000-200/mountain-everest-avalanche-guides.html.csp">Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and TIM SULLIVAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-20T13:44:07.409-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 01:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Katmandu, Nepal • The rescuers moved quickly, minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear. But they couldn’t get there quickly enough. No one can move that fast. Not even the people who have spent their lives in Everest’s shadow, and who have spent years working on the world’s highest peak. By Saturday evening, the bodies of 13 Sherpa guides had been taken from the mountain...</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> 57842000@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:44:07 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