POWELL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POWELL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah will keep fighting quagga mussels http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191171-78/lake-mussels-utah-quagga.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191171-78/lake-mussels-utah-quagga.html.csp">Utah will keep fighting quagga mussels</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="2014-07-17T09:03:35.107-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The National Park Service may have given up on fighting invasive mussels in Utah, the state’s top wildlife official says, but the state will keep trying to control the spread of the tiny creature with potentially large economic impacts. And a state lawmaker wants to add a $10 surcharge to boat registrations to help fund the effort. Greg Sheehan, director of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR), told a legislative committee Wednesday about his dealings with federal officials at Glen Ca...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58191171@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:03:35 MDT Susan Powell detective says charges were coming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161806-78/maxwell-josh-police-susan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161806-78/maxwell-josh-police-susan.html.csp">Susan Powell detective says charges were coming</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="2014-07-13T11:14:08.21-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 11:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • Susan Powell had been missing less than a day, and her husband, Josh, had just returned home from what he said was a winter camping trip. Among those in front of his house waiting for him was Detective Ellis Maxwell. He approached Josh Powell’s minivan and began asking where Susan was. Maxwell remains on the case. But 4½ years after he asked Josh those first questions, Maxwell still doesn’t have any answers. “There’s no evidence to support what happened to her,” Maxwell sa...</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> 58161806@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:14:08 MDT Steve Powell declares bankruptcy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58175131-78/powell-steve-bankruptcy-font.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58175131-78/powell-steve-bankruptcy-font.html.csp">Steve Powell declares bankruptcy</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="2014-07-12T22:29:06.399-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Powell, whose daughter-in-law disappeared in Utah in 2009, has declared bankruptcy. Powell filed his bankruptcy petition June 19 in federal court in Tacoma, Wash. He lists $289,947 in assets and $2.1 million in liabilities. Those liabilities include a $1.8 million judgment against Powell for photographing two neighbor girls in various states of undress. To satisfy the judgment, payable to the girls’ mother, the Pierce County, Wash., Sheriff’s Department auctioned Powell’s house in Puyal...</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> 58175131@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:29:06 MDT Utah judge postpones ruling on Susan Powell estate dispute http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160826-78/powell-cox-susan-trust.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160826-78/powell-cox-susan-trust.html.csp">Utah judge postpones ruling on Susan Powell estate dispute</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="2014-07-08T22:34:17.651-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The family of Josh Powell on Tuesday again asked a 3rd District judge to reinstate them as trustees of Josh and Susan Powell’s estate. Judge L.A. Dever said he will issue a written ruling later, but he denied a motion from the Powell family attorney to require the Coxes to post a surety bond to safeguard against mismanagement. Dever said there was no evidence Chuck Cox, Susan Powell’s father, had thus far mismanaged any holdings. The families of Josh Powell and his missing wife Susan are argu...</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> 58160826@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:34:17 MDT 28-pound striper "landed" at Lake Powell http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58089224-83/fish-stripers-warm-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58089224-83/fish-stripers-warm-lake.html.csp">28-pound striper "landed" at Lake Powell</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T12:57:40.773-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 12:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wayne Gustaveson with the Wayne's Words Lake Powell Fishing page and Lake Powell Project Leader for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources sent in this fun story about a big striper "landed" at the massive reservoir. Early Saturday morning, June 14, a call came stating a big striper had just been caught at the mouth of Warm Creek. It took about 20 minutes to get there but we soon found a boat at the corner of Warm Creek and the main channel. Adam Jones and Deborah Williams were right there and...</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> 58089224@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:57:40 MDT Watch live discussion about new Susan Powell book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58114385-200/book-powell-sltrib-susan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58114385-200/book-powell-sltrib-susan.html.csp">Watch live discussion about new Susan Powell book</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T18:46:53.851-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 06:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Lit, The Salt Lake Tribune’s online book club, is holding its first live panel discussion Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Viridian Events Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan. “If I Can’t Have You,” a true-crime novel about the 2009 disappearance of West Valley City’s Susan Powell, is the topic of the discussion. Panelists include co-author Rebecca Morris, Tribune reporter Nate Carlisle and Kiirsi Hellewell, a longtime friend of Powell’s. The Tribune’s Jennifer Napier-Pearce will moderate and...</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> 58114385@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:46:53 MDT Woman drowned at Lake Powell identified http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58113094-78/lake-drowned-hammitt-identified.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58113094-78/lake-drowned-hammitt-identified.html.csp">Woman drowned at Lake Powell identified</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T10:11:53.182-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A New Mexico woman who apparently drowned at Lake Powell over the weekend has been identified. The body of 41-year old Pamela Hammitt, from Gallup, New Mexico, was recovered on Monday near Lone Rock Beach following a two-day search, according to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area officials. Hammitt was reported missing on Saturday afternoon.</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> 58113094@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:11:53 MDT Drowned woman recovered from Lake Powell http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58104903-78/woman-monday-body-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58104903-78/woman-monday-body-lake.html.csp">Drowned woman recovered from Lake Powell</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T08:44:09.589-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 08:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The body of a woman who was reported missing on Saturday was pulled from Lake Powell on Monday morning, according to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area officials. Officials said the woman drowned, and her body was recovered at about 9:15 a.m. Monday from Lone Rock Beach. No other details — including the woman’s identity — were released Monday afternoon. The Tribune will update with more information as it becomes available.</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> 58104903@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:44:09 MDT Live panel Wednesday to feature Susan Powell book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58104098-78/book-powell-sltrib-susan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58104098-78/book-powell-sltrib-susan.html.csp">Live panel Wednesday to feature Susan Powell book</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T15:03:02.63-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 03:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new book about missing West Valley City mother Susan Powell is the topic of a panel discussion Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan sponsored by The Salt Lake Tribune’s Utah Lit book club. Jennifer Napier-Pearce will moderate the discussion about “If I Can’t Have You.” Participants will include book co-author Rebecca Morris, reporter Nate Carlisle and Kiirsi Hellewell, Powell’s longtime friend. The Viridian Center is at 8030 S. 1825 West. The discussion also will be ...</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> 58104098@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:03:02 MDT Tribune’s live panel features author of new Susan Powell book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58089438-78/book-powell-morris-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58089438-78/book-powell-morris-sltrib.html.csp">Tribune’s live panel features author of new Susan Powell book</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T14:01:22.464-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 02:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s been a year since West Valley City police formally closed their investigation into Susan Powell’s disappearance after her husband, Josh, a person of interest in the case, triggered an explosion in his Washington state home that killed him and the couple’s two young sons. But a new book has revived interest in Powell, and The Salt Lake Tribune, through its Utah Lit book club, will play host to a panel discussion June 25 at 7 p.m. to talk about “If I Can’t Have You” and the book’s findings. ...</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> 58089438@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:01:22 MDT One hurt in Lake Powell houseboat fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58100126-78/fire-houseboat-hurt-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58100126-78/fire-houseboat-hurt-lake.html.csp">One hurt in Lake Powell houseboat fire</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="2014-06-22T21:26:33.384-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One person was hurt when a houseboat caught fire on Lake Powell. The fire, reported about 1 p.m. Saturday, started in the engine compartment of a private houseboat in the Wahweap Marina, said Cynthia Sequanna, a Glen Canyon National Recreation Area park ranger. A boat management company had been working on the vessel and employees were able to put it out with extinguishers — but not before one of them was hurt, Sequanna said. The employee was flown from the scene. The employee’s gender and age ...</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> 58100126@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 21:26:33 MDT Utah man confronts his abusive father on ‘Extreme Weight Loss’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58074406-223/pitcher-weight-extreme-bruce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58074406-223/pitcher-weight-extreme-bruce.html.csp">Utah man confronts his abusive father on ‘Extreme Weight Loss’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T15:22:00.314-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 03:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For Utahn Bruce Pitcher, going on “Extreme Weight Loss” was a life-changing experience. Not just because he lost a massive amount of weight, but because he confronted his troubled past and came out the other side feeling great. “Extreme Weight Loss” is different from shows like “The Biggest Loser.” It’s not a competition. It’s a documentary of a yearlong process of diet and exercise. And, in Pitcher’s case, of dealing with what he describes as childhood sexual abuse by his father. “It’s not just...</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> 58074406@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:22:00 MDT New Susan Powell book subject of Tribune-sponsored discussion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/58089700-225/book-powell-sltrib-susan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/58089700-225/book-powell-sltrib-susan.html.csp">New Susan Powell book subject of Tribune-sponsored discussion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa carricaburu</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T11:05:32.589-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s been a year since West Valley City police formally closed their investigation into Susan Powell’s disappearance after her husband, Josh, a person of interest in the case, triggered an explosion in his Washington state home that killed him and the couple’s two young sons. But a new book has revived interest in Powell, and The Salt Lake Tribune, through its Utah Lit book club, will play host to a panel discussion June 25 at 7 p.m. to talk about “If I Can’t Have You” and the book’s findings. J...</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> 58089700@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:05:32 MDT FBI says it found child porn on Josh Powell’s computer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58023739-78/powell-josh-fbi-child.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58023739-78/powell-josh-fbi-child.html.csp">FBI says it found child porn on Josh Powell’s computer</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="2014-06-08T18:14:39.167-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 06:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">FBI documents say investigators found child pornography on Josh Powell’s computer at least 17 months before he killed his children and himself. The FBI had two open investigations into Powell at the time of his death, the documents show. One was into the disappearance of his wife, Susan Powell. The second investigation was for what the FBI suspected was possession of child pornography. Anne Bremner, an attorney for Susan Powell’s parents, said the family was never told the FBI was investigati...</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> 58023739@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 18:14:39 MDT Letter: How did W.V. Police botch Powell case? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57994555-82/powell-book-investigation-josh.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57994555-82/powell-book-investigation-josh.html.csp">Letter: How did W.V. Police botch Powell case?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-28T15:24:02.8-06:00">Updated May 28, 2014 03:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I recently purchased the new book about the Susan Powell murder by Gregg Olsen and Rebecca Morris, “If I Can’t Have You.” A mere 12 pages into the book you realize just how poorly this case was handled by the West Valley City Police Department. They had enough circumstantial evidence to arrest this guy within the first 24 hours of the alleged investigation! Josh Powell’s story was flimsy at best and full of holes. I mean, what did they want, a sign around his neck saying, “I did it”? How can yo...</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> 57994555@www.sltrib.com Wed, 28 May 2014 15:24:02 MDT Utah Lit selection for June: ‘If I Can’t Have You’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57967509-223/book-powell-sltrib-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57967509-223/book-powell-sltrib-com.html.csp">Utah Lit selection for June: ‘If I Can’t Have You’</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-28T16:32:03.038-06:00">Updated May 28, 2014 04:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“If I Can’t Have You,” a true-crime book detailing the 2009 disappearance of West Valley City mom Susan Powell, will be the focus of the Tribune’s first live Utah Lit book club conversation. The event will be at 7 p.m. June 25 at the Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan. The book was written by Washington writers Gregg Olsen, who has written nonfiction and fiction crime books, and Rebecca Morris, a former journalist. Beyond poring over police and court documents, the authors int...</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> 57967509@www.sltrib.com Wed, 28 May 2014 16:32:03 MDT