STATION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STATION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Fuel tank caught fire at Weber County pump station http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58229487-78/fire-tank-fuel-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58229487-78/fire-tank-fuel-county.html.csp">Fuel tank caught fire at Weber County pump station</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T23:09:51.429-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Firefighters prevented a fuel tank fire in Weber County from exploding into a bigger disaster. About 6:30 a.m. Saturday, a 1,200-gallon tank accidentally caught fire while it was at a pump station in unincorporated Weber County, near the Great Salt Lake. The flames threatened three other tanks, all containing more than 1,000 gallons, said Weber County Fire Marshal Brandon Thueson. “It was kind of spooky there for a little while, until we got our hose streams in place and were able to get enough...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58229487@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:09:51 MDT KCPW president resigns, new leaders aim for long-term fix http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224099-78/station-ford-kcpw-sweeney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58224099-78/station-ford-kcpw-sweeney.html.csp">KCPW president resigns, new leaders aim for long-term fix</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheena McFarland</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T19:08:32.704-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 07:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seven years after he founded the nonprofit that runs KCPW, Ed Sweeney is signing off. The president and CEO officially resigned at a July 12 board meeting to help the station’s struggle with finances. “It got to the point where we had really good staff, and I realized it doesn’t make any economic sense to have a president/CEO, so I stepped aside,” said Sweeney, 63. “It was time to pass the baton … the decision was mine.” The station dropped National Public Radio content about a year ago, and wi...</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> 58224099@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:08:32 MDT Kentucky town opens filling station to the public http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201223-68/gas-somerset-station-prices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201223-68/gas-somerset-station-prices.html.csp">Kentucky town opens filling station to the public</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SCHREINER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:22:01.817-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Somerset, Ky. • Somerset’s city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market. The Somerset Fuel Center opened to the public selling regular unleaded gas for $3.36 a gallon, a bit lower than some nearby competitors. In the first three hours, about 75 customers fueled up at the no-frills stations, where there are no snacks, no repairs 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> 58201223@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:22:01 MDT Pets’ amenities a rising trend for homebuilders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190160-79/pet-homes-suite-pacific.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190160-79/pet-homes-suite-pacific.html.csp">Pets’ amenities a rising trend for homebuilders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUE MANNING | The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T16:08:12.669-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • These homes are set apart by their amenities — for dogs. Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling homes in 27 developments from Florida to California and is believed to be the first to offer a pet suite as an option in every one. The suite is a 170-square-foot pet paradise with a step-in wash station, handheld sprayer and leash lead; tile walls and floors; a designated drying area with a commercial sized pet dryer; a water station; automated feeders; a large bunk-style bed; c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581901602014-07-16T16:08:12.669-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T16:08:12.669-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190160@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:08:12 MDT Rush-hour Moscow subway derails: 21 dead, 136 hurt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186686-68/moscow-train-officials-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186686-68/moscow-train-officials-russian.html.csp">Rush-hour Moscow subway derails: 21 dead, 136 hurt</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T18:42:19.639-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 06:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • A subway train derailed Tuesday deep below Moscow’s streets, twisting and mangling crowded rail cars at the height of the morning rush hour. At least 21 people were killed, Russian officials said, and 136 were hospitalized, many with serious injuries. The Russian capital’s airports and transit systems have been a prime target for terrorists over the past two decades, but multiple officials vigorously dismissed terrorism as a possible cause. The Moscow Metro is world-famous for its pala...</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> 58186686@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:42:19 MDT ‘Sunny 103’ making its debut on Utah radio dial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58156539-66/sunny-station-103-klo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58156539-66/sunny-station-103-klo.html.csp">‘Sunny 103’ making its debut on Utah radio dial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T21:34:20.463-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 09:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s a “new” station playing pop music in Salt Lake City. KSQN-FM, at 103.1, recently switched over to “Sunny 103,” which boasts “the best variety from the ‘70s to now.” What that meant this morning was Anna Kendrick’s 2013 hit “Cups” bumping up against Rupert Holmes’ “Escape (The Piña Colada Song)” (1979), followed by Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide” (1975), Green Day’s “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” (1997) and Katy Perry’s “Firework” (2010). The switch ends the station’s two-year excursion ...</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> 58156539@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:34:20 MDT Detectives take another look at woman’s 4th of July disappearance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129359-78/baird-bundy-case-july.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129359-78/baird-bundy-case-july.html.csp">Detectives take another look at woman’s 4th of July disappearance</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="2014-07-06T13:24:13.47-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 01:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thirty-nine years ago, Nancy Perry Baird vanished on Independence Day. There has been speculation that the 23-year-old Layton woman was one of serial killer Ted Bundy’s victims. But, in reality, there is no evidence linking her to Bundy or anyone else. On the afternoon of July 4, 1975, Baird was filling her shift at a Fina gas station on the east bench of the city. A patrol officer saw her about 5:15 p.m. — but 15 minutes later, her manager arrived to take over her shift and discovered that Ba...</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> 58129359@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:24:13 MDT KCPW finds the $42k it needed to stay on air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142992-78/kcpw-station-release-news.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142992-78/kcpw-station-release-news.html.csp">KCPW finds the $42k it needed to stay on air</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="2014-07-02T21:25:16.37-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 09:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nothing can stop the signal for KCPW, for now. The public radio station confirmed Wednesday afternoon that it had raised the $42,000 it needed to survive. KCPW had announced Friday that it needed to pay American Broadcast Media by July 3 in order to keep prominent swaths of its programming, including BBC and Marketplace. If the station lost those shows, it would either have had to scramble to fill more than 54 hours of programming a week, or turn off its signal. “This station’s listeners have 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> 58142992@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:25:16 MDT KCPW needs $42K by July 4, or it likely goes dark http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124827-78/kcpw-station-split-sweeney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124827-78/kcpw-station-split-sweeney.html.csp">KCPW needs $42K by July 4, or it likely goes dark</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="2014-06-28T14:57:12.876-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 02:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">KCPW has until Thursday to find $42,000 to pay for its programming, or the public radio station likely goes dark. The station’s previous owners saddled KCPW with a lot of debt that has cut away at its operational costs, said Tyler Ford, a manager at KCPW. After KCPW split from National Public Radio a year ago — an economic decision — it subscribed to American Public Media to fill the prominent air-time vacancies with shows like BBC and Marketplace. But following the split, KCPW lost about a th...</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> 58124827@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:57:12 MDT Convicted Alaska killer says he killed 3 more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58093743-68/wade-killed-anchorage-brown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58093743-68/wade-killed-anchorage-brown.html.csp">Convicted Alaska killer says he killed 3 more</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RACHEL D’ORO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T09:43:02.46-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anchorage, Alaska • A man convicted of murdering one woman and tampering with evidence in the homicide of a second has told an Anchorage television station he killed three other people. Joshua Wade contacted KTVA-TV several times last winter to confess the murders and said he was bargaining information with authorities to get transferred to a prison outside Alaska, the station reported late Thursday. Anchorage police did not immediately respond to the report. However, authorities had earlier sch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580937432014-06-20T09:43:02.46-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T09:43:02.46-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58093743@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:43:02 MDT Despite Taliban threats, Afghans vote in historic election http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58069380-68/polling-election-vote-taliban.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58069380-68/polling-election-vote-taliban.html.csp">Despite Taliban threats, Afghans vote in historic election</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Ernesto Londoño </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Kevin Sieff</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T20:35:01.451-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 08:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">KABUL - Defying threats by the Taliban, Afghans turned out at polling stations across the country to vote in the country’s landmark presidential election Saturday, which appeared to be unfolding relatively smoothly despite a string of deadly attacks and allegations of fraud. The day began somewhat ominously in Kabul as a handful of rockets detonated without causing significant damage shortly before polling stations opened and a slight tremor shook the earth as voters began lining up to cast bal...</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> 58069380@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 20:35:01 MDT UTA backs 5-story West Valley City parking garage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58057320-90/parking-uta-valley-garage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58057320-90/parking-uta-valley-garage.html.csp">UTA backs 5-story West Valley City parking garage</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="2014-06-12T22:10:48.571-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 10:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Transit Authority gave an initial nod Wednesday to allow West Valley City to build a five-story parking garage on UTA’s current park-and-ride lot at Fairbourne Station, at the end of the green TRAX line near the Valley Fair Mall. The UTA Board’s Planning and Development Committee endorsed a 99-year lease to allow the new garage and sent it to the full board for final approval — expected later this month. “Payment” by the city for the lease would be providing at least 200 free parking sp...</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> 58057320@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:10:48 MDT Bilingual radio channel planned at University of Utah’s KUER http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58057058-78/kuer-bilingual-radio-station.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58057058-78/kuer-bilingual-radio-station.html.csp">Bilingual radio channel planned at University of Utah’s KUER</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T20:23:17.636-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 08:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Members of Utah’s Latino community are hoping to launch a new bilingual radio station this summer. It would air on one of KUER’s high-definition channels and would stream over the Internet, said Leo Gutierrez, one of the proponents involved in the effort. Programming will be in English and Spanish, and will have educational value, Gutierrez said. “(People from) all different Latin American countries will be involved in this station,” he said. John Greene, KUER station manager at the University...</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> 58057058@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:23:17 MDT