RESORT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RESORT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Russian man missing from Grand Teton job http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323540-68/sagiev-park-job-resort.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323540-68/sagiev-park-job-resort.html.csp">Russian man missing from Grand Teton job</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:52:40.645-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moose, Wyo. • Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park. Aleksandr Sagiev, 23, was expected back at his job in the deli of the grocery store at Dornan’s resort on Monday. He was last seen using his cellphone at the bar of the resort’s pizza restaurant the day before, park spokeswoman Jackie Skaggs said. “It’s concerning because he’s a very responsible person,” Skaggs said. Searchers have f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583235402014-08-21T22:52:40.645-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T22:52:40.645-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323540@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:52:40 MDT Reward offered for Yellowstone Club owner’s assets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317644-79/blixseth-creditors-bankruptcy-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317644-79/blixseth-creditors-bankruptcy-club.html.csp">Reward offered for Yellowstone Club owner’s assets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATT VOLZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T17:54:02.07-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 05:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helena • The trustee representing Yellowstone Club creditors offered a reward Wednesday to anyone who can help uncover property or bank accounts the luxury resort’s co-founder might have hidden from bankruptcy proceedings. Brian Glasser, an attorney with Bailey & Glasser LLP of Charleston, West Virginia, offered 10 percent of the profits of the liquidated assets recovered from Tim Blixseth to anyone with information that leads to their discovery. Glasser said creditors decided to act after Blixs...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583176442014-08-20T17:54:02.07-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T17:54:02.07-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317644@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:54:02 MDT Snowbird’s Big Mountain Trail provides thrills for bikers (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58314209-117/mountain-trail-snowbird-resort.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58314209-117/mountain-trail-snowbird-resort.html.csp">Snowbird’s Big Mountain Trail provides thrills for bikers (video)</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="2014-08-20T23:01:00.557-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Little Cottonwood Canyon • Jenn Berg is no stranger to the famous mountain terrain of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. Berg is, however, accustomed to a world of white when she is streaking down the slopes. Berg, a professional skier living in Cottonwood Heights, found a new way to enjoy her home resort when Snowbird opened the nearly 8-mile Big Mountain Trail for mountain bikers in July. “Being able to see it in the summer is so great,” said Berg, who has hit the Big Mountain Trail every weeke...</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> 58314209@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:00 MDT PCMR and Vail maneuver as ski season hangs in the balance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309406-78/pcmr-vail-talisker-ski.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309406-78/pcmr-vail-talisker-ski.html.csp">PCMR and Vail maneuver as ski season hangs in the balance</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T10:39:31.281-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 10:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Third District Judge Ryan Harris will soon have to answer this question: What’s the fair market rental value for 2,852 acres of ski terrain at Park City Mountain Resort? Monday, PCMR and Talisker/Vail looked to be worlds apart in negotiating a non-refundable bond that would allow PCMR to operate the ski resort until litigation is exhausted. According to court filings filed Friday by PCMR, fair market lease rate is somewhere between $226,650 and $1 million per year. With rent and attorney fees a...</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> 58309406@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:39:31 MDT Park City Mountain Resort, Talisker miss land-fight deadline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300579-78/pcmr-resort-talisker-deadline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300579-78/pcmr-resort-talisker-deadline.html.csp">Park City Mountain Resort, Talisker miss land-fight deadline</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T21:48:11.168-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No news is not necessarily good news as Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker Corp. announced Friday they could not reach an agreement to end a land-lease dispute by a court-ordered deadline. But an announcement by attorneys for the companies wasn’t all bad. They informed 3rd District Judge Ryan Harris they would like to continue mediation negotiations until Aug. 24. For decades, Talisker had leased 2,800 acres of ski terrain to PCMR. But the entities landed in court after PCMR failed to meet a...</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> 58300579@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:48:11 MDT Atlantic City’s Revel Casino to close in September http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289851-79/revel-casino-atlantic-bankruptcy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289851-79/revel-casino-atlantic-bankruptcy.html.csp">Atlantic City’s Revel Casino to close in September</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:37:01.908-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • When it opened just over two years ago, many people hoped Revel would save Atlantic City’s struggling casino industry, which has been bleeding money and jobs for years. But now the $2.4 billion resort that was widely seen as the last, best chance for Atlantic City’s gambling market is shutting down, unable to find a buyer for even pennies on the dollar. In addition to putting 3,100 people out of jobs and hurting state and local budgets, Revel’s demise shows just how cutthro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582898512014-08-12T17:37:01.908-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:37:01.908-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58289851@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:37:01 MDT Utah ski resort Alta seeks to uphold ban on snowboarders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58285984-78/snowboarders-alta-resort-amendment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58285984-78/snowboarders-alta-resort-amendment.html.csp">Utah ski resort Alta seeks to uphold ban on snowboarders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T22:11:14.434-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Alta Ski Resort bans snowboarders not for any rational reason but because the operators think they’re rude and obnoxious. For that reason, snowboarders deserve protection under the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, which historically has been used on cases involving discrimination based on race, gender and sexual orientation. That was the crux of the argument Monday in federal court where snowboarders are trying to keep their lawsuit against the Utah ski resort from getting tossed out of ...</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> 58285984@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:11:14 MDT Special screenings: ‘Despicable Me’ under the stars and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58247420-223/free-tickets-lake-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58247420-223/free-tickets-lake-south.html.csp">Special screenings: ‘Despicable Me’ under the stars and more</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T16:12:04.963-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">‘Despicable Me’ Park City Mountain Resort’s free outdoor movie series, Monday Night Movies on the Mountain, continues with the animated comedy “Despicable Me.” Guests should bring a chair or blanket; concessions are available. When • Monday, Aug. 4, 8:45 p.m. Where • Park City Mountain Resort, 1310 Lowell Ave., Park City Tickets • Free ‘The Newburgh Sting’ The documentary “The Newburgh Sting,” which looks at the case of the “Newburgh Four” and the FBI’s role in targeting Muslim communit...</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> 58247420@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:12:04 MDT Vegas resort planned at ex-New Frontier site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58259399-79/vegas-las-frontier-resort.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58259399-79/vegas-las-frontier-resort.html.csp">Vegas resort planned at ex-New Frontier site</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T11:53:18.409-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 11:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • A new resort could soon spring up on the vacant Las Vegas Strip site of the former New Frontier casino, thanks to a partnership between Australian billionaire James Packer and former Wynn Las Vegas President Andrew Pascal. The two announced Monday that they’re forming a new company and acquired a controlling interest in the 35-acre (14-hectare) parcel, which has remained undeveloped since the storied New Frontier was imploded on Nov. 13, 2007. Groundbreaking is planned for 2015, whil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582593992014-08-04T11:53:18.409-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T11:53:18.409-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58259399@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:53:18 MDT Letter: Grow up and settle, ski resorts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58251726-82/park-settle-due-grow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58251726-82/park-settle-due-grow.html.csp">Letter: Grow up and settle, ski resorts</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:24:02.281-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">OK, enough with the 4-year-old antics, the “she said/he said,” and the “we will hold you hostage since we own the parking lot.” It is far past the time that Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker come to a least an interim agreement with an eye toward a final and lasting solution. Certainly each corporate entity has their points and reasons for the standoff. And I am absolutely certain I am not privy to all the minute details that cause/caused this. However, there are bigger things in play for a...</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> 58251726@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:24:02 MDT A Look Back: More photos from Wandamere Resort http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247639-78/1864-1921-acre-amenities-amet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58247639-78/1864-1921-acre-amenities-amet.html.csp">A Look Back: More photos from Wandamere Resort</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T14:28:45.234-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 02:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Over the last few years, we have featured a handful of photos of the Wandamere Resort in our A Look Back galleries. We have decided to share some more photos of the popular spot with you today. Wandamere Resort was a 65-acre amusement park that featured a large pond, boat rides, a race track, dance hall and other amenities. It was located at what is now Nibley Park Golf and operated from 1864-1921. Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. Here is a sampling:...</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> 58247639@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:28:45 MDT Park City mayor to ski resort litigants: Get it together http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241656-78/ski-resort-pcmr-talisker.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58241656-78/ski-resort-pcmr-talisker.html.csp">Park City mayor to ski resort litigants: Get it together</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T10:42:40.883-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 10:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City Mayor Jack Thomas — along with most residents of Utah’s premier ski town — is losing patience with the land-lease dispute between Talisker Corp. and Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) that threatens to shutter the ski resort for the upcoming ski season and cripple the local economy. In a public statement, the mayor scolded both sides for not reaching an agreement that would keep PCMR open for the 2014-15 ski season and the foreseeable future. Thomas’ statement comes on the heels of an an...</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> 58241656@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:42:40 MDT Editorial: Owners must keep Park City Resort operating http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58237673-82/pcmr-park-powdr-ski.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58237673-82/pcmr-park-powdr-ski.html.csp">Editorial: Owners must keep Park City Resort operating</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:32:39.147-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The ski industry titans facing off over Park City Mountain Resort may be headed to a truce that would allow the resort to open for the season, and that is a necessity for Park City and the rest of the state. The idea is to allow the owner of PCMR to post a bond to cover costs incurred by Talisker Corp., which is PCMR’s landlord for 2,800 acres of its ski terrain.  This situation was created after PCMR’s owner, Powdr Corp., made one of the most monumental blunders in Utah business history, faili...</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> 58237673@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:32:39 MDT Will Park City Mountain Resort have a ski season? — Maybe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233221-78/park-ski-talisker-pcmr.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233221-78/park-ski-talisker-pcmr.html.csp">Will Park City Mountain Resort have a ski season? — Maybe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T14:43:12.796-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 02:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s less than a sure thing, but there is a glimmer of hope for a 2014-15 ski season at Park City Mountain Resort. Talisker Corp., which owns the ski terrain at PCMR and the neighboring Canyons Resort, stated in papers filed in 3rd District Court it would not oppose PCMR’s motion to stay an eviction from the land on one condition: PCMR posts a bond that will most likely be in the millions of dollars. The move, according to Talisker, is aimed at relieving anxiety among Park City denizens and busi...</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> 58233221@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:43:12 MDT Forest Service asked to halt Snowbird’s Hidden Peak work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195017-78/snowbird-peak-forest-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195017-78/snowbird-peak-forest-service.html.csp">Forest Service asked to halt Snowbird’s Hidden Peak work</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="2014-07-18T22:47:29.649-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Save Our Canyons wants the U.S. Forest Service to stop Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort from proceeding with excavation work for a restaurant on top of Hidden Peak. The conservation organization contends Snowbird has made enough changes to its mountain-development plans in the 15 years since the Forest Service approved the controversial structure to warrant an updated environmental study. “An agency that has prepared an EIS [environmental impact statement] cannot simply rest on the original document...</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> 58195017@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Solitude proposing to replace Summit chairlift http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58157696-90/area-com-forest-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58157696-90/area-com-forest-http.html.csp">Solitude proposing to replace Summit chairlift</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="2014-07-07T22:03:16.272-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Solitude Mountain Resort is looking to begin preparatory work later this summer to replace its Summit chairlift with a bigger, faster version following a new alignment. The lift upgrade is one of five proposals in the central Wasatch Mountains that the U.S. Forest Service has determined do not have enough environmental impact to warrant detailed studies. But before signing off on the projects, the Salt Lake Ranger District is soliciting public input through Aug. 4. Comments may be submitted in 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> 58157696@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:03:16 MDT Westgate Resorts buys former Las Vegas Hilton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58137454-79/hotel-las-vegas-westgate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58137454-79/hotel-las-vegas-westgate.html.csp">Westgate Resorts buys former Las Vegas Hilton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE RINDELS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T16:52:47.089-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • The storied former Las Vegas Hilton, famous for staging Liberace and more than 800 sold-out Elvis Presley concerts in the 1960s and 1970s, has a new name and owner. Florida-based timeshare company Westgate Resorts, which has a hotel and spa at the base of Canyons Resort outside of Park City, has purchased the LVH hotel from Goldman Sachs and Gramercy Capital and will rename it Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Some of the nearly 3,000 rooms and suites will be converted to timeshare...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581374542014-07-01T16:52:47.089-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T16:52:47.089-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137454@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:52:47 MDT Hiker dies from fall at Snowbird http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58125325-78/hansen-pierce-snowbird-meeting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58125325-78/hansen-pierce-snowbird-meeting.html.csp">Hiker dies from fall at Snowbird</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="2014-06-28T14:57:13.061-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 02:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Illinois man fell to his death Wednesday near Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. William Pierce, 64, came to the Salt Lake City area for a business meeting earlier this week. On Wednesday, the day before the meeting, he went for a hike from the resort and, at 7:44 p.m., sent a picture of where he was to his wife, said Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen. “That was the last anybody had heard from him,” Hansen said. After Pierce failed to make the meeting Thursday or his return flight, his family...</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> 58125325@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:57:13 MDT That’s no beach ball: resort hotel serves as military test site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58103714-68/military-beach-hotel-test.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58103714-68/military-beach-hotel-test.html.csp">That’s no beach ball: resort hotel serves as military test site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T10:52:20.41-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 10:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fort Walton Beach, Fla. • To the tourists who frolic in the crystal-blue surf of this picturesque, white-sand beach, the Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort looks like, well, a Holiday Inn with a large beach ball statue on top. But to military officials, it is known as Eglin Air Force Range Test Site A5. The combination resort hotel and military test site opened in late May in an unusual partnership between the military and private business in a time of tighter military budgets. In exchange for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581037142014-06-23T10:52:20.41-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T10:52:20.41-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103714@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:52:20 MDT