RESIDENTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RESIDENTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Shell-shocked residents emerge from hiding in Ukrainian city http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413226-68/luhansk-residents-sunday-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413226-68/luhansk-residents-sunday-ukraine.html.csp">Shell-shocked residents emerge from hiding in Ukrainian city</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T20:40:31.791-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 08:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Luhansk, Ukraine • Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions. On Sunday, following a cease-fire agreement signed Sept. 5, residents in the second-largest city held by pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine emerged in a rare show of jubilation that was half celebration, half simply relief at the reprieve in the violence. The same wasn’t true of the largest rebel stronghold of Donetsk, where fighting around the government-held air...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584132262014-09-14T20:40:31.791-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T20:40:31.791-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413226@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:40:31 MDT Salt Lake County wants dumpster pickups to be rotated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407248-78/district-waste-residents-schedule.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407248-78/district-waste-residents-schedule.html.csp">Salt Lake County wants dumpster pickups to be rotated</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="2014-09-14T01:01:02.32-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When should those dumpsters show up in your neighborhood to collect tree branches,old sofas and other junk too big for weekly disposal? Should it be the same time every year, so you know when to expect it? Or should the dumpster drop-off schedule be rotated every year? That way, if your turn wasn’t until mid-summer this year, next time around you would be in line for a week in spring or fall, more traditional cleanup periods. Salt Lake County Council members decided unanimously last week 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> 58407248@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT Photos: Unclaimed art gets new home with Salt Lake residents once homeless http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407624-223/art-utah-artists-arts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407624-223/art-utah-artists-arts.html.csp">Photos: Unclaimed art gets new home with Salt Lake residents once homeless</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T16:17:01.822-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unclaimed pieces of art found new homes Friday with residents of a Salt Lake City transitional housing complex managed by the Road Home shelter. Utah Arts & Museums has amassed a collection of paintings, drawings, photographs and prints over the years that were submitted by Utah artists but were never signed or claimed by their creators. Selling the art didn’t seem right, so staff members created the Art in Your Home donation program for the residents of Palmer Court, said Utah Arts & Museums ...</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> 58407624@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:17:01 MDT Olympus Hills residents favor being part of Holladay http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58376245-78/annexation-holladay-residents-hills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58376245-78/annexation-holladay-residents-hills.html.csp">Olympus Hills residents favor being part of Holladay</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mallory Jesperson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T18:44:17.494-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 06:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Holladay • A public hearing on the proposed annexation of the Olympus Hills area of unincorporated Salt Lake County into Holladay drew a full house Thursday night, though few took the opportunity to speak. Among those who aired their views, supporters outnumbered opponents 4-1. Real-estate adviser John Bradshaw, a leading advocate of the proposed annexation affecting some 3,600 residents in the area between 3900 South and 4500 South, from 2700 East to Interstate 215, was first to speak. He noted...</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> 58376245@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 18:44:17 MDT Detroit CFO says higher taxes wouldn’t help city http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58377882-79/detroit-percent-bankruptcy-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58377882-79/detroit-percent-bankruptcy-billion.html.csp">Detroit CFO says higher taxes wouldn’t help city</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ED WHITE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:19:30.498-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • City residents are “highly taxed” and imposing even higher taxes wouldn’t be a good way to lift Detroit out of bankruptcy, the city’s chief financial officer testified Friday. John Hill, recruited last fall from Washington, D.C., wrapped up his testimony at a trial that will determine whether Detroit emerges from the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history. The trial in front of Judge Steven Rhodes began Tuesday and will last for weeks. Detroit’s plan includes cutting $12 billion in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583778822014-09-05T16:19:30.498-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T16:19:30.498-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58377882@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:19:30 MDT Iraqi forces break Islamic State’s siege on Shiite town http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58359903-68/state-islamic-iraqi-forces.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58359903-68/state-islamic-iraqi-forces.html.csp">Iraqi forces break Islamic State’s siege on Shiite town</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SAMEER N. YACOUB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T21:55:47.094-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baghdad • Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, as a suicide bombing killed 14 people in Anbar western province, officials said. Army spokesman Lt. Gen. Qassim al-Moussawi said the operation started at dawn Sunday and the forces entered the town shortly after midday. Speaking live on state TV, al-Moussawi said the forces suffered “some causalities,” but did not give...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583599032014-08-31T21:55:47.094-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-31T21:55:47.094-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58359903@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:55:47 MDT Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355058-68/ebola-liberia-cases-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355058-68/ebola-liberia-cases-west.html.csp">Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T19:01:46.629-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 07:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monrovia, Liberia • A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after authorities reopened a slum that had been barricaded for more than a week to try to contain the disease. Physician’s assistant Kyndy Kobbah was expected to be released from hospital Saturday after she survived Ebola, which has been fatal in more than half the cases...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583550582014-08-30T19:01:46.629-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T19:01:46.629-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58355058@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:01:46 MDT Letter: We stand by Friendship Manor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58352157-82/manor-residents-friendship-coleman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58352157-82/manor-residents-friendship-coleman.html.csp">Letter: We stand by Friendship Manor</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T17:12:02.334-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 05:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We are longtime residents of Friendship Manor. There are 178 apartments at the Manor. Ninety-five of them are “market rate” rentals, and 83 are HUD subsidized rentals. Friendship Manor is a beautiful, caring retirement center and a desirable place to live. When Mr. Jack Coleman moved into the Manor, he arrived without any furnishings, not even a bed. Due to the kindness of the residents and the LDS Church, he now has a beautifully furnished apartment complete with 27-inch TV. Mr. Coleman has f...</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> 58352157@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:12:02 MDT Ralph Becker shares beers with Salt Lake City residents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340041-78/becker-lake-salt-beers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340041-78/becker-lake-salt-beers.html.csp">Ralph Becker shares beers with Salt Lake City residents</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T09:14:27.195-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker chats with Lindsey Ferrari and Lin Alder during a “Beers with Becker” event Wednesday at O’Shucks Bar & Grill in Salt Lake City. Becker held the event to chat with residents about everything from the new Eccles Theater construction to how the Utes football team will perform this season.</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> 58340041@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:14:27 MDT Residents can weigh in on homelessness Wednesday evening http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58335196-90/library-homelessness-community-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58335196-90/library-homelessness-community-lake.html.csp">Residents can weigh in on homelessness Wednesday evening</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T10:37:44.467-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 10:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Residents who have concerns surrounding homelessness in Salt Lake City are invited to a community discussion Wednesday night at the Salt Lake City Library. The library, in conjunction with The Inclusion Center for Community and Justice, will present “Community Conversations: Homelessness” at the main library, 210 E. 400 South, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. During the discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to share their opinions and experiences, meet with local organizations that work with 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> 58335196@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:37:44 MDT 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