NORMAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/NORMAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah’s water year: Some improvement statewide over 2013, but south drier http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146112-78/percent-utah-normal-river.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146112-78/percent-utah-normal-river.html.csp">Utah’s water year: Some improvement statewide over 2013, but south drier</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="2014-07-03T22:01:47.724-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The latest Utah Climate and Water Report confirms what any denizen of southern Utah’s high desert and redrocks could tell you: It’s hotter than hell and drier than the heart of a haystack out there. Looking back over June, the July edition of Natural Resources Conservation Service study shows that the Southwestern Utah Basin in particular was parched. Nary a drop of rain fell there, capping the October-June “water year” total at just 56 percent of normal. No rain means that the soil moisture fo...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58146112@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:01:47 MDT Big sale of property scheduled in polygamous Utah, Arizona towns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58114783-191/font-wisan-list-auction.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58114783-191/font-wisan-list-auction.html.csp">Big sale of property scheduled in polygamous Utah, Arizona towns</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="2014-06-26T07:46:34.107-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 07:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bruce Wisan, the fiduciary of the United Effort Plan, is going to need to learn how to talk like an auctioneer. Wisan plans to auction a slew of properties in Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., in July. The holdings include a rock quarry and the north parking lot of the LSJ meetinghouse, where members of the United Order continue to meet. The list of properties is embedded at the left or, if you’re reading this on The Tribune’s mobile edition, click here to go to the list. The proceeds ...</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> 58114783@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:46:34 MDT Letter: Gun owners are normal people like you http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58028942-82/caliber-gun-bullets-ignorant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58028942-82/caliber-gun-bullets-ignorant.html.csp">Letter: Gun owners are normal people like you</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T16:44:01.659-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I’m appalled at the bigoted, ignorant attacks on our civil rights published by the Salt Lake Tribune. The letter by Ron Lowe (“Show mayhem to stop it,” June 3) is the latest in a string of ignorant, hoplophobic comments with no basis in reality. He asks, “When is the media going to show the bodies of those ripped apart by these high-caliber bullets?” without offering any evidence that any bodies anywhere have been “ripped apart by ... high-caliber bullets.” Argument about the utter absence of ...</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> 58028942@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:44:01 MDT Johnson: Swallow had me launder donations to Lee’s campaign http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58029042-90/font-johnson-scribd-normal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58029042-90/font-johnson-scribd-normal.html.csp">Johnson: Swallow had me launder donations to Lee’s campaign</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T11:41:50.033-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 11:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson told state investigators that he laundered tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions to Mike Lee’s successful 2010 Senate bid at John Swallow’s request — a flagrant violation of federal election law. The bombshell is buried in a 41-page affidavit supporting a newly unsealed search warrant in the ongoing criminal investigation of Swallow, Utah’s former attorney general, and his predecessor, Mark Shurtleff. Johnson said that at the request of Swall...</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> 58029042@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 11:41:50 MDT Saturday deadline to speak up about ‘Utah Man’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58003512-78/utah-song-font-fight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58003512-78/utah-song-font-fight.html.csp">Saturday deadline to speak up about ‘Utah Man’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T21:20:13.161-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 09:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Want to weigh in on whether controversial lyrics in the University of Utah’s fight song should change? Better hurry — the comment period ends Saturday. Early this month, U. President David Pershing called for people to weigh in on “Utah Man” by sending emails to fightsong@utah.edu. A committee is expected to weigh the responses and make a recommendation by the end of June. The inbox had about 350 emails as of Thursday. The student government, later backed by the faculty senate, set off a firest...</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> 58003512@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 21:20:13 MDT