NATIONAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/NATIONAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Photos of Zion National Park’s baby condor on Facebook http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58443033-78/chick-condor-utah-condors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58443033-78/chick-condor-utah-condors.html.csp">Photos of Zion National Park’s baby condor on Facebook</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="2014-09-23T13:59:46.423-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 01:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It doesn’t usually take this long for baby pictures to show up on social media, but then again, most babies are not tucked away in a small hole 1,000 feet up a cliff. Zion National Park released the first known image of a California condor hatched in Utah, posting the picture last week on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. National Park Service staffer Justin Purnell caught the image of the condor chick on Sept. 16 when its mother brought food to the nesting cavity. The chick is showing “mature p...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58443033@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:59:46 MDT Man fined $1K for flying drone in Yellowstone National Park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58487865-223/park-yellowstone-national-flying.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58487865-223/park-yellowstone-national-flying.html.csp">Man fined $1K for flying drone in Yellowstone National Park</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-04T17:55:39.888-06:00">Updated Oct 4, 2014 05:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • An Oregon man has acknowledged flying an unmanned aircraft near bison and over Yellowstone’s crowded Midway Geyser Basin. Park officials say Donald Criswell of Molalla, Oregon, pleaded guilty Thursday to violating a closure when he flew a drone in the park Aug. 19. He was fined $1,000 and ordered to pay court costs. In June, the National Park Service banned drones in all national parks. Since then, rangers in Yellowstone and nearby Grand Teton National Park have...</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> 58487865@www.sltrib.com Sat, 04 Oct 2014 17:55:39 MDT Investigation: Bikini models weren’t firing Utah National Guard guns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58533820-90/models-guard-video-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58533820-90/models-guard-video-national.html.csp">Investigation: Bikini models weren’t firing Utah National Guard guns</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-18T09:28:55.71-06:00">Updated Oct 18, 2014 09:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah National Guard and the Utah Department of Public Safety on Friday both were investigating how and why their personnel appeared in a video with British bikini models. The video and photographs were taken in June and show the barely-clothed models for the 2015 Hot Shots Calendar driving with soldiers in an all-terrain vehicle and a tank and firing guns. The video was posted on YouTube on Thursday. Utah National Guard Lt. Col. Steven Fairbourn on Friday said an investigation has thus fa...</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> 58533820@www.sltrib.com Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:28:55 MDT Capello not getting paid, Russia national soccer team struggling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58532559-77/russia-capello-team-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58532559-77/russia-capello-team-coach.html.csp">Capello not getting paid, Russia national soccer team struggling</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T23:55:44.544-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 11:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • If Fabio Capello took over as coach of Russia’s national soccer team for the money, he came to the wrong place. The veteran Italian coach, who led England at the 2010 World Cup and then took over Russia two years later, has not been paid since June. And since that time, the national team has won only one of six competitive matches. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, who played a crucial role in attracting Capello in 2012, seems to think the team’s struggles and the coach’s missing pa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585325592014-10-17T23:55:44.544-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-17T23:55:44.544-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58532559@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:55:44 MDT Interior secretary pushes for Congress to act http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58530745-68/jewell-act-administration-congress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58530745-68/jewell-act-administration-congress.html.csp">Interior secretary pushes for Congress to act</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T09:13:49.699-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque, N.M. • U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell vowed Thursday that the Obama administration will continue to use its executive powers to protect public lands until Congress takes action on a number of stalled conservation measures. Jewell renewed the administration’s threat while speaking to a few hundred wilderness advocates at a national conference in Albuquerque celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. “There are dozens of bills in Congress, and they need to be passe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585307452014-10-17T09:13:49.699-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-17T09:13:49.699-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58530745@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:13:49 MDT National PR firms to steer Denver sheriff reform http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58530479-79/sheriff-denver-firms-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58530479-79/sheriff-denver-firms-national.html.csp">National PR firms to steer Denver sheriff reform</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-16T17:09:02.161-06:00">Updated Oct 16, 2014 05:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Two national consulting firms will help the Denver Sheriff Department as it tries to make sweeping reforms after a series of high-profile misconduct cases. Mayor Michael Hancock said Thursday that Chicago-based Hillard Heintze and Los Angeles-based OIR Group will study the department and lead a national search for a new sheriff. Former Sheriff Gary Wilson stepped down in July as the city agreed to pay $3.3 million to settle a former inmate’s jail-abuse lawsuit. A federal jury on Tuesday...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585304792014-10-16T17:09:02.161-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-16T17:09:02.161-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58530479@www.sltrib.com Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:09:02 MDT Soccer: Don Garber criticizes Jurgen Klinsmann over Donovan, MLS view http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58526963-77/klinsmann-garber-cup-jurgen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58526963-77/klinsmann-garber-cup-jurgen.html.csp">Soccer: Don Garber criticizes Jurgen Klinsmann over Donovan, MLS view</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ronald Blum</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T23:36:45.436-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber took the extraordinary step Wednesday of criticizing U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann for not taking Landon Donovan to the World Cup and for saying Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley damaged their careers by returning to MLS from European clubs. Garber, the league’s commissioner since 1999, questioned whether Klinsmann could be an effective coach while publicly criticizing MLS. A U.S. Soccer Federation official, speaking on condition of anonymity ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585269632014-10-15T23:36:45.436-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T23:36:45.436-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58526963@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:36:45 MDT MLS Commissioner Garber irate over Klinsmann comments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58526074-49/klinsmann-garber-league-mls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58526074-49/klinsmann-garber-league-mls.html.csp">MLS Commissioner Garber irate over Klinsmann comments</a></h4>