PACIFIC - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PACIFIC News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pets’ amenities a rising trend for homebuilders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190160-79/pet-homes-suite-pacific.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190160-79/pet-homes-suite-pacific.html.csp">Pets’ amenities a rising trend for homebuilders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUE MANNING | The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T16:08:12.669-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • These homes are set apart by their amenities — for dogs. Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling homes in 27 developments from Florida to California and is believed to be the first to offer a pet suite as an option in every one. The suite is a 170-square-foot pet paradise with a step-in wash station, handheld sprayer and leash lead; tile walls and floors; a designated drying area with a commercial sized pet dryer; a water station; automated feeders; a large bunk-style bed; c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581901602014-07-16T16:08:12.669-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T16:08:12.669-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190160@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:08:12 MDT Pitts: ‘Unbroken’ World War II vet more than a hero http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58164819-82/overcame-zamperini-hero-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58164819-82/overcame-zamperini-hero-war.html.csp">Pitts: ‘Unbroken’ World War II vet more than a hero</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leonard Pitts Jr.</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Miami Herald</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T11:33:08.116-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just two pages into the book “Unbroken,” its protagonist is in the water, hiding beneath the deteriorating life raft in which he has been drifting across the Pacific Ocean for almost a month. Overhead, Japanese bombers are circling back to strafe him a second time. And sharks are approaching from below. Death is coming for him from two directions, and your impulse is to verify that this not a novel, not some outlandish fiction from the Indiana Jones School of Narrow Escapes. But it isn’t. The st...</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> 58164819@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:33:08 MDT Company plans logging as Idaho land swap stalls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58162565-79/exchange-timber-company-idaho.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58162565-79/exchange-timber-company-idaho.html.csp">Company plans logging as Idaho land swap stalls</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T17:06:01.802-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lewiston, Idaho • A timber company plans to log and subdivide portions of more than 60 square miles of land it owns in northern Idaho, a tract it’s trying to swap with the federal government in a deal that has stalled over concerns about the public’s loss of access. Western Pacific Timber Co. has worked with the U.S. Forest Service on the Lochsa Land Exchange for several years. Under the deal, the federal agency would trade public land for the larger amount of private land owned by Western Pacif...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581625652014-07-08T17:06:01.802-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T17:06:01.802-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58162565@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:06:01 MDT U.S. regulators tell railroads to report on backlog http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58105308-79/grain-backlog-harvest-railroads.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58105308-79/grain-backlog-harvest-railroads.html.csp">U.S. regulators tell railroads to report on backlog</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH FUNK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T17:21:01.351-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 05:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha • A backlog of grain shipments across the Great Plains has been reduced but not eliminated, so U.S. regulators are requiring BNSF and Canadian Pacific railroads to provide weekly updates on their efforts to catch up before harvest. The U.S. Surface Transportation Board told BNSF and Canadian Pacific to submit plans to address the backlog by this Friday and begin filing weekly updates. The updates are similar to those regulators required on fertilizer shipments this spring after farm groups...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581053082014-06-23T17:21:01.351-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T17:21:01.351-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58105308@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:21:01 MDT