RESCUE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RESCUE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Boats, helicopters trying to save 476 aboard sinking ferry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824783-68/students-rescue-ship-ferry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824783-68/students-rescue-ship-ferry.html.csp">Boats, helicopters trying to save 476 aboard sinking ferry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HYUNG-JIN KIM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T22:14:23.679-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea’s southern coast, officials said. At least one person died and 14 were said to have been injured. The ferry was sailing to the southern island of Jeju when it sent a distress call Wednesday morning after it began leaning to one side, according to Ministry of Security and Public Administration. The...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57824783@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:14:23 MDT Injured climber rescued from Lake Powell cliff face http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57782957-78/amp-climber-cliff-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57782957-78/amp-climber-cliff-county.html.csp">Injured climber rescued from Lake Powell cliff face</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T23:13:56.163-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A climb turned into a rescue at Lake Powell after a man’s anchor came loose from the cliff face. About 7 a.m. Saturday, a Colorado man began climbing Gregory Butte, which is in Lake Powell’s Last Chance Bay. By 9 a.m., he was more than 500 feet up the sandstone cliff when an anchor he had placed in the rock fell out of the cliff face, according to a Kane County news release. The man fell about 30 feet before another anchor stopped him, leaving him hanging on the cliff by his harness. But when t...</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> 57782957@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:13:56 MDT Letter: Cities should lift limits on number of pets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57771750-82/cities-county-dogs-pet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57771750-82/cities-county-dogs-pet.html.csp">Letter: Cities should lift limits on number of pets</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:06.462-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If Utah really wants to be a “no kill” state for animals, Best Friends needs to start working with the mayors and city councils across Utah. Most cities only allow two dogs but most county animal services allow three as long as at least one is a rescue. If the cities would adopt the county rules, more dogs and cats could be adopted without fear of reprisal. There are enough ordinances on the books to deal with bad pet owners so why punish a responsible pet owner that would like to rescue a thir...</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> 57771750@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:06 MDT Climber rescued hours after fall in Utah slot canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57771766-78/canyon-hickenlooper-friend-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57771766-78/canyon-hickenlooper-friend-thursday.html.csp">Climber rescued hours after fall in Utah slot canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T17:48:01.492-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 05:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A canyoneer got stuck in a Wayne County canyon Thursday and was stranded for almost 11 hours until crews rescued him from freezing temperatures. The 32-year-old Taylorsville, Matt Hickenlooper, was with a friend in Alcatraz Canyon, near Hanksville, when he slipped while stemming through slots within the canyon, according to a Wayne County press release. Hickenlooper became wedged inside the slot about 2:30 p.m., wrote spokeswoman Kassidee Brown. His friend was unable to extricate him, so he cont...</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> 57771766@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:48:01 MDT King: The Other Noah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57742572-82/noah-fothergill-operation-africa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57742572-82/noah-fothergill-operation-africa.html.csp">King: The Other Noah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Llewellyn King</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Hearst Newspapers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T06:02:01.862-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 06:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the Bible, it was Noah who stuffed the animals into the ark, two by two. Now there is Russell Crowe, whose movie “Noah” was just released, and whose animals are almost the backstory compared to Noah’s family disputes. But from 1958-64, on the Zambezi River and in the Zambezi valley between Zimbabwe and Zambia, there was another Noah: a game warden for the colonial government in Southern Rhodesia, who was the nearest thing to the biblical Noah. He led a small band of ingenious men, who between...</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> 57742572@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 06:02:01 MDT Death toll rises in mudslide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57725055-68/authorities-debris-alive-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57725055-68/authorities-debris-alive-county.html.csp">Death toll rises in mudslide</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T19:55:42.211-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oso, Wash. • The search for survivors of a deadly Washington state mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through a rural community rose to at least 14. In the struggle to find loved ones, family members and neighbors used chain saws and their bare hands to dig through wreckage. Authorities said they were looking for more than 100 people who had not been heard from since the disaster. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577250552014-03-24T19:55:42.211-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T19:55:42.211-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57725055@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:55:42 MDT Australia checking 2 objects in search for plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57705290-68/search-australian-malaysia-missing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57705290-68/search-australian-malaysia-missing.html.csp">Australia checking 2 objects in search for plane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IAN MADER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T23:26:31.973-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 11:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • An Australian search and rescue official says that planes have been sent to check on two objects possibly related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight that were spotted on satellite imagery in the Indian Ocean about 2,500 kilometers (1,550 miles) southwest of Perth. But John Young of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority cautioned Thursday against expectations that this may help solve the mystery of the plane that went missing with 239 people on board nearly two we...</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> 57705290@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:26:31 MDT Deputy dangling from helicopter plucks dog from seaside cliff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57691011-68/dog-helicopter-cliff-deputy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57691011-68/dog-helicopter-cliff-deputy.html.csp">Deputy dangling from helicopter plucks dog from seaside cliff</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T21:30:54.548-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-US--Stranded Dog-Helicopter Rescue, 4th Ld-Writethru,240 Copter plucks stranded dog from California cliff Eds: Corrects location in 3rd paragraph. Associated Press SANTA ROSA, Calif. • A rescue worker dangling from a helicopter plucked a stranded dog from a Northern California seaside cliff. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department reported Sunday that a black Labrador named Oreo somehow made its way half-way down a 90-foot cliff along the county’s Pacific coast and couldn’t get back up. With ...</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> 57691011@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 21:30:54 MDT 8 dead in NY gas blast as rescue operation goes on http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57684803-200/gas-buildings-explosion-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57684803-200/gas-buildings-explosion-fire.html.csp">8 dead in NY gas blast as rescue operation goes on</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VERENA DOBNIK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T17:16:10.552-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NEW YORK • The bodies of all eight people reported missing after a deadly gas explosion destroyed two buildings have been recovered, the fire commissioner said Friday, but workers are treating the scene as a rescue operation in case there are unknown survivors in the rubble. Salvatore Cassano said no one else is known to be unaccounted for but workers will continue to scour the debris from the flattened apartment buildings for victims. More than 60 people were injured by Wednesday morning’s expl...</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> 57684803@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:16:10 MDT TV review: ‘Rescue Me’ fans (and others) will like ‘Sirens’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57642247-63/leary-rescue-sirens-comedy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57642247-63/leary-rescue-sirens-comedy.html.csp">TV review: ‘Rescue Me’ fans (and others) will like ‘Sirens’</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="2014-03-06T10:48:11.226-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 10:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you were a fan of “Rescue Me,” you’ll definitely want to check out USA “Sirens.” (Two episodes of the series air tonight at 11:01 and 11:32 p.m. on USA.) Denis Leary is a creator/writer/executive producer of this new half-hour comedy about EMTs, and it definitely has the same comic sensibility as “Rescue Me.” There’s more emphasis on the comedy this time; the show is 30 minutes instead of 60 minutes; and Leary isn’t in it. But there are similarities. “Sirens” centers on three EMTs. Johnny (Mi...</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> 57642247@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:48:11 MDT Magna teens rescued off chunk of ice in Grantsville Reservoir http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57554959-78/ice-chunk-north-reservoir.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57554959-78/ice-chunk-north-reservoir.html.csp">Magna teens rescued off chunk of ice in Grantsville Reservoir</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Janelle Stecklein</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-16T21:04:19.295-06:00">Updated Feb 16, 2014 09:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two 13-year-old Magna boys had to be rescued Sunday after they decided to play on a chunk of ice that drifted into the middle of a Tooele County reservoir with them on board. Tooele County Chief Deputy Duke North said the two boys jumped from the shore of the Grantsville Reservoir onto a chunk of ice about 1:15 p.m. and began to play on it. But then the wind shifted, taking the ice — which began to buckle — and the boys about 200 feet from shore into open water. The boys were trapped on the ice...</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> 57554959@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Feb 2014 21:04:19 MDT