OLYMPUS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OLYMPUS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Hike of the Week: Mount Olympus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58297876-117/hikers-trail-mount-olympus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58297876-117/hikers-trail-mount-olympus.html.csp">Hike of the Week: Mount Olympus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:01:02.795-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Getting there • The Mount Olympus trailhead is located near 5800 South on Wasatch Boulevard in Holladay. Directions • Right from the start, hikers will begin their strenuous climb to the iconic ridge by climbing a series of trail stairs, which level out for a brief moment at Pete’s Rock. Though the trail appears to divert to the left, hikers should keep their eyes trained ahead, climb over a rocky patch of trail, and continue upwards. Continue hiking as the exposed trail winds up the mountai...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58297876@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:02 MDT Prep football: Olympus 10, Cottonwood 6 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58328055-190/henderson-defense-game-olympus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58328055-190/henderson-defense-game-olympus.html.csp">Prep football: Olympus 10, Cottonwood 6</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="2014-08-23T16:49:19.287-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Olympus Titans and Cottonwood Colts kicked off the 2014 season in weather that was not conducive to passing, but that was just fine for the Titans, as they road their new workhorse, JoJo Henderson, to a 10-6 season-opening victory against a stout defense. “I’ll tell you — my goodness, JoJo Henderson, he’s a special athlete,” said Olympus coach Aaron Whitehead. “That’s a kid that, I know he’s kind of on the radar of some schools. Get this film out because going up against a defense like we ju...</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> 58328055@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:49:19 MDT County signs off on Olympus Hills annexation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58297858-90/annexation-area-com-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58297858-90/annexation-area-com-council.html.csp">County signs off on Olympus Hills annexation</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="2014-08-16T10:29:45.951-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 10:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 3,600 people living in Olympus Hills subdivision are now well on their way to becoming Holladay residents. Without a dissenting vote, the Salt Lake County Council on Wednesday approved the annexation of the neighborhood — running from 3900 South to 4500 South between 2700 East and Interstate 215 — into Holladay City. “We’re eager to get in and be part of your community,” annexation advocate John Bradshaw said to Holladay officials attending the County Council’s public hearing at Skyline Hig...</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> 58297858@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:29:45 MDT Mormon missionaries remove flagpole concrete from Mount Olympus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133720-78/concrete-missionaries-flagpole-wilderness.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133720-78/concrete-missionaries-flagpole-wilderness.html.csp">Mormon missionaries remove flagpole concrete from Mount Olympus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T07:29:32.4-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 07:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Mormon missionaries who planted a flagpole in a concrete plug on Mount Olympus last week returned to the 9,026-foot summit Saturday to remove what was left of their unauthorized project. They chiseled some 80 pounds of concrete from the rock and hauled it off the mountain, said District Ranger Cathy Kahlow of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. Although installing such fixtures in wilderness areas violates federal law, no citations will be issued. “They cleaned up what they were suppos...</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> 58133720@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:29:32 MDT