RESIDENTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RESIDENTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Despite economy, Utahns expect to increase holiday travel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334935-78/utah-labor-mountain-residents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334935-78/utah-labor-mountain-residents.html.csp">Despite economy, Utahns expect to increase holiday travel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T22:55:19.664-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stubbornly high fuel costs are not expected to keep Utah and other Mountain West residents off the highways during the coming Labor Day weekend. AAA Utah spokesperson Rolayne Fairclough said Monday that more than 2.5 million residents of the organization’s Mountain West region — Utah, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and Arizona — are expected to travel 50 miles or more from their homes during the three-day holiday period. That represents an increase of six-tenths of a perc...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58334935@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:55:19 MDT 6.0 California quake causes injuries, fires, damage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58331160-68/napa-quake-homes-earthquake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58331160-68/napa-quake-homes-earthquake.html.csp">6.0 California quake causes injuries, fires, damage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLEN KNICKMEYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T19:55:28.829-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Napa, Calif. • The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California’s wine country. The magnitude-6.0 quake, which ruptured water mains and gas lines and damaged some of the region’s famed wineries, sent residents running out of their homes in the darkness. Three people — two adults and a child ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583311602014-08-24T19:55:28.829-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-24T19:55:28.829-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331160@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 19:55:28 MDT South Jordan considers hiring Mulligans P.R. consultant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58314165-90/mulligans-council-public-residents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58314165-90/mulligans-council-public-residents.html.csp">South Jordan considers hiring Mulligans P.R. consultant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T18:22:48.706-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 06:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The South Jordan City Council is considering a proposal to hire a consultant for public relations and public-opinion research to gauge residents’ taste for developing or preserving the 67-acre Mulligans Golf and Games complex. LaVarr Webb, a political consultant and lobbyist, was scheduled Tuesday night to present the council with a plan, including a market-research campaign from Y2 Analytics. Total estimated cost of the contract is $90,000. “That $90,000 figure is if you purchase all of the p...</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> 58314165@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:22:48 MDT Haves, have-nots divided by apartment ‘poor doors’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58306032-79/affordable-building-tenants-rent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58306032-79/affordable-building-tenants-rent.html.csp">Haves, have-nots divided by apartment ‘poor doors’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T10:29:23.551-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments that got the developer government incentives must use a separate side entrance — a so-called poor door. In another apartment house, rent-regulated residents can’t even pay to use a new gym that’s free to their market-rate neighbors. Other buildings have added playrooms and roof decks off-limits to rent-stabilized tenants. New York is a city where the rich an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583060322014-08-17T10:29:23.551-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T10:29:23.551-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306032@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:29:23 MDT Islamic fighters execute scores of Yazidi men in Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304355-68/iraq-yazidi-islamic-airstrikes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304355-68/iraq-yazidi-islamic-airstrikes.html.csp">Islamic fighters execute scores of Yazidi men in Iraq</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DIAA HADID </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and SAMEER N. YACOUB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T21:27:44.849-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Irbil, Iraq • Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles before abducting their wives and children, according to an eyewitness, government officials and people who live in the area. A Yazidi lawmaker on Saturday cited the mass killing in Kocho as evidence that his people are still at risk after a week of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes on the militants. Meanwhile, warplanes targeted insurgents around a large dam 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> 58304355@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 21:27:44 MDT Letter: Don’t think of UTOPIA as a utility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58297538-82/utopia-utility-fee-brigham.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58297538-82/utopia-utility-fee-brigham.html.csp">Letter: Don’t think of UTOPIA as a utility</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T16:28:06.079-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 04:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It is a horrible mistake to think of UTOPIA as a “utility.” Brigham City is considering a “utility tax/fee” to help stabilize the UTOPIA fiasco. Why? Because, as I have said before, it is a disaster from the start. I work for a real utility. We have strict regulations, set pricing, set fees and intense oversight. Private companies, not so much, to say the least. UTOPIA is a private business. I work with a man who has 100Mb service from UTOPIA in West Valley for $65 per month, grand total! That i...</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> 58297538@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:28:06 MDT Magna condo fire kills pet, displaces residents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58286209-78/fire-residents-condo-magna.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58286209-78/fire-residents-condo-magna.html.csp">Magna condo fire kills pet, displaces residents</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="2014-08-11T21:28:34.186-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A fire in a Magna condo complex has killed one pet and forced several occupants to flee. The fire broke out about 6:50 p.m. Monday in a barbecue a family was using at the Copper Tree Condos, 8046 W. 3405 South. Residents left the building without injury, but one dog died in the fire, said Unified Fire Authority Capt. Fitzgerald Petersen. One second-floor condo was completely destroyed, another was severely damaged, and four lower units sustained smoke and water damage. Residents of all six unit...</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> 58286209@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:28:34 MDT Drought lessons: Water wasters attend Water School http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279003-68/cruz-santa-gallons-drought.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279003-68/cruz-santa-gallons-drought.html.csp">Drought lessons: Water wasters attend Water School</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTHA MENDOZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T11:21:02.547-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Cruz, Calif. • Some overindulged their zucchini patch. Others didn’t bother with that dripping kitchen sink. But now every Monday night in this drought-stricken beach town, dozens of residents who violated their strict rations take a seat at Water School, hoping to get hundreds of thousands of dollars in distressing penalties waived. Nik Martinelli, a Santa Cruz water-conservation specialist who is up before dawn patrolling for overwatered lawns, launched a recent lesson. “We all know why ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582790032014-08-09T11:21:02.547-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-09T11:21:02.547-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279003@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:21:02 MDT Residents of Draper community push tax-repeal ballot effort http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58277223-90/district-mcclory-provide-rate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58277223-90/district-mcclory-provide-rate.html.csp">Residents of Draper community push tax-repeal ballot effort</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN HARRIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T09:00:27.937-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A group of residents in southeastern Draper’s Traverse Ridge neighborhood are trying to get on the ballot to fight what they believe are inflated property taxes. Friday, they finished handing in petitions to Salt Lake and Utah county clerks to launch a referendum repealing the budget and tax levy set for the Traverse Ridge Special Service District. Some 369 signatures were turned in, well in excess of what was needed to get the repeal on the Nov. 4 ballot, said Christine McClory, one of the org...</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> 58277223@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:00:27 MDT Here’s a primer on Saturday’s United Effort Plan meetings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58273244-191/wisan-sltrib-trust-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58273244-191/wisan-sltrib-trust-com.html.csp">Here’s a primer on Saturday’s United Effort Plan meetings</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="2014-08-08T13:41:25.881-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 01:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">United Effort Plan fiduciary Bruce Wisan is scheduled to meet with residents Saturday in Colorado City, Ariz. The first meeting is 11 a.m. at the Mohave County Community College campus at 480 S. Central St. The second meeting is 6 p.m. at El Capitan High School, 255 N. Cottonwood St. We’ll be tweeting about the meetings from @tribunepolygamy. Here’s what’s on the agenda for both meetings. Occupancy fees and evictions • Third District Court Judge Denise Lindberg has had it with people not payin...</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> 58273244@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:41:25 MDT Six Utah cities plan to put UTOPIA question to voters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58268930-78/cities-utopia-valley-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58268930-78/cities-utopia-valley-west.html.csp">Six Utah cities plan to put UTOPIA question to voters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T22:39:11.031-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • Voters in six Wasatch Front cities may get their say this fall on whether UTOPIA’s high-speed municipal network should be run by a private company in exchange for a monthly utility fee. In a joint appearance Wednesday, mayors for West Valley City, Layton, Midvale, Tremonton, Brigham City and Perry announced plans to put some version of that question on November’s ballot, pending the go-ahead from their respective city councils. “This will give our residents a chance for their ...</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> 58268930@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 22:39:11 MDT Clinton residents told not to drink water, E. coli detected http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58268770-78/coli-clinton-detected-drink.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58268770-78/coli-clinton-detected-drink.html.csp">Clinton residents told not to drink water, E. coli detected</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T22:28:02.964-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 10:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Clinton residents were urged not to drink tap water after E. coli bacteria was detected in water samples Wednesday, state officials reported. The safety of residential water is not known, and the advisory is in effect until results from further testing are available, likely Thursday afternoon, according to the state Division of Emergency Management. Residents are asked to drink bottled water and throw away ice made from tap water. The contamination may have occurred when a resident connected irr...</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> 58268770@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:28:02 MDT Residential burglary down 10 percent in Salt Lake http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247794-78/police-burglary-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247794-78/police-burglary-lake-salt.html.csp">Residential burglary down 10 percent in Salt Lake</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="2014-08-06T10:14:45.94-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 10:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Residential burglary is down across Salt Lake City, and the police are encouraging residents to keep up that trend. The reduction comes short of what Police Chief Chris Burbank challenged the public to reach, though. Last year, at the annual Night Out Against Crime, he asked the public to protect themselves against burglary and help the police bring the crime down 25 percent by this year’s Night Out, an event designed to encourage residents to participate in keeping their neighborhoods safe. Bur...</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> 58247794@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:14:45 MDT Islamic extremists impose reign of terror on Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58259682-80/islamic-mosul-state-iraq.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58259682-80/islamic-mosul-state-iraq.html.csp">Islamic extremists impose reign of terror on Iraq</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANMAR AL SHAMARY and GILGAMESH NABEEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> USA Today</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T13:24:08.845-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 01:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baghdad • Police cars have been repainted to say “Islamic police.” Women are forbidden from wearing bright colors and prints. The homes of Shiites and others have signs stating they are property of the Islamic State. And everyone walks in fear amid a new reign of terror. That’s what life is like in Mosul, Tikrit and other cities in northern and western Iraq under the control of Islamic extremists after their lightning-fast military campaign that overwhelmed the Iraqi army in June. The new normal...</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> 58259682@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:24:08 MDT Ohio’s 4th-largest city: Don’t drink the water http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58253823-68/toledo-residents-algae-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58253823-68/toledo-residents-algae-lake.html.csp">Ohio’s 4th-largest city: Don’t drink the water</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN SEEWER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T11:29:01.716-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toledo, Ohio • Toxins possibly from algae on Lake Erie fouled the water supply of the state’s fourth-largest city Saturday, forcing officials to issue warnings not to drink the water and the governor to declare a state of emergency as worried residents descended on stores, quickly clearing shelves of bottled water. “It looked like Black Friday,” said Aundrea Simmons, who stood in a line of about 50 people at a pharmacy before buying four cases of water. “I have children and elderly parents. They...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582538232014-08-02T11:29:01.716-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T11:29:01.716-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58253823@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 11:29:01 MDT West Jordan rejects ‘strong mayor’ question on November ballot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58251331-90/believe-corruption-council-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58251331-90/believe-corruption-council-government.html.csp">West Jordan rejects ‘strong mayor’ question on November ballot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T09:02:15.438-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan city leaders have rejected a plan to let residents vote on changing to a strong mayor form of government in November, with one councilman pointing to Salt Lake City as an example of the special-interest corruption and dysfunction that he said would come from dumping the current system in which the day-to-day city operations are run by an appointed manager. The change-of-government resolution — which would have asked voters whether to put an elected mayor in charge of running the cit...</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> 58251331@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:02:15 MDT Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247946-68/militias-benghazi-libya-tripoli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58247946-68/militias-benghazi-libya-tripoli.html.csp">Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By OMAR ALMOSMARI </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MAGGIE MICHAEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T20:07:02.775-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 08:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Benghazi, Libya • Islamic hard-line militias, including the group accused by the United States in a 2012 attack that killed the ambassador and three other Americans, claimed control of Libya’s second largest city, Benghazi, after overrunning army barracks and seizing heavy weapons. The sweep in the eastern city is part of a new backlash by hard-liners against their rivals ahead of the sitting of a new parliament. In the capital Tripoli, escalating battles Thursday between militias prompted mult...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582479462014-07-31T20:07:02.775-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T20:07:02.775-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247946@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:07:02 MDT UTA offers transit service in Morgan; residents say, we don’t need it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243645-78/uta-service-county-morgan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58243645-78/uta-service-county-morgan.html.csp">UTA offers transit service in Morgan; residents say, we don’t need it</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T13:15:44.417-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 01:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Morgan • Officials in tiny Morgan County, population 10,000, are proposing to join the Utah Transit Authority district — but a long line of residents attacked the move Wednesday at a standing-room-only public hearing with the UTA Board. “I don’t think we need it,” said resident Steve Rich to applause, adding that most residents handle their own transportation needs and help needy neighbors with trips. Resident Sue Craven worried the service could bring “tramps and vagrants” to the town. Others ...</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> 58243645@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:15:44 MDT No booze for D.C. folks? New Hampshire may fix law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58230505-68/state-law-hampshire-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58230505-68/state-law-hampshire-washington.html.csp">No booze for D.C. folks? New Hampshire may fix law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOLLY RAMER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Concord, N.H. • New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation’s capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission recently told retailers they should accept Washington, D.C., driver’s licenses when determining a buyer’s age, even though state law does not explicitly include them and instead refers to licenses from “another state” or Canada. The issue came up this month when a Concord store...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582305052014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T16:39:23.103-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230505@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:39:23 MDT Wildfire forces evacuations in Tooele County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58205836-78/fire-monday-county-homes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58205836-78/fire-monday-county-homes.html.csp">Wildfire forces evacuations in Tooele County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T22:33:59.406-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 10:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wildfires threatened homes in Tooele and travel in Morgan County on Monday. East of Tooele City, the Anaconda fire had burned more than 50 acres and was approaching homes on Churchwood Lane and a nearby gun range, fire officials said. Crews were trying to protect houses, and residents of 10 homes had been evacuated to a nearby church. Evacuations were lifted late Monday night, but residents were asked to stay alert overnight. This is the second time in two weeks a wildfire has forced evacutions...</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> 58205836@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:33:59 MDT