SUMMIT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SUMMIT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Man reported missing near Rockport Reservoir http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361989-78/efren-release-seen-missing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361989-78/efren-release-seen-missing.html.csp">Man reported missing near Rockport Reservoir</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="2014-09-01T22:35:44.072-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you’ve seen Halden Efren, who has been missing since Sunday, Summit County officials would like you to call them. Efren, 20, was “involved in a verbal confrontation” Sunday morning with a female companion while camping at Rockport State Park, according to a Summit County sheriff’s news release. He walked away from the camp and has not been seen since. “Friends believed Efren had walked away to cool off,” the release said, “but when Efren did not return, they reported him as missing.” A Summi...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58361989@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:35:44 MDT Prep football: North Summit 14, Duchesne 12 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58352963-190/mcmichael-duchesne-streak-quarter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58352963-190/mcmichael-duchesne-streak-quarter.html.csp">Prep football: North Summit 14, Duchesne 12</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kevin Winters Morriss</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T01:01:13.346-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Duchesne • Ryan McMichael took a knee twice, and that was it. McMichael’s North Summit teammates streamed onto the field to celebrate. Braves fans, who kept inching closer and closer to the sideline during the fourth quarter, wanting to be a part of history, joined in the hooting and hollering. There was plenty to celebrate. The Braves ended the longest winning streak in Utah high school football history Friday night with a 14-12 win over Duchesne. “We just wanted to end that streak,” said McMic...</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> 58352963@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:01:13 MDT Summit County health officials warn of possible diesel water contamination http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351188-78/creek-summit-contamination-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351188-78/creek-summit-contamination-county.html.csp">Summit County health officials warn of possible diesel water contamination</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T12:30:22.235-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Summit County health officials on Friday cautioned water-users downstream of a crash near Echo Creek between a semi-trailer rig and an SUV hauling a trailer to keep a lookout for possible fuel contamination. The crash occurred 5:15 p.m. Thursday on westbound Interstate 80 at mile marker 176. No injuries were reported, but the semi’s fuel tanks ruptured during the accident and leaked diesel into the creek. North Summit Fire District spokesman Tyler Rowser said that hazardous materials workers sto...</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> 58351188@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:30:22 MDT Ukraine says Russian tanks crossing border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58336196-68/ukraine-russian-russia-ukrainian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58336196-68/ukraine-russian-russia-ukrainian.html.csp">Ukraine says Russian tanks crossing border</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Annie Gowen</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T21:38:02.743-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 09:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • An apparent incursion of tanks and personnel carriers into southeastern Ukraine Monday, one day before a high-stakes summit, demonstrated just how difficult it will be for Ukraine to reestablish control over its own territory. Even as Russian-backed separatists are losing ground on the battlefield, provocations launched from the Russian side of the two countries’ long border remain a constant threat. Monday’s column of military vehicles - which Moscow denied sending - appeared n...</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> 58336196@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:38:02 MDT Prep football: Duchesne beats Layton Christian for its 48th straight win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58298236-190/duchesne-game-layton-lca.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58298236-190/duchesne-game-layton-lca.html.csp">Prep football: Duchesne beats Layton Christian for its 48th straight win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:46:14.666-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Layton • Duchesne’s football opener at Layton Christian Academy was the kind of trap game that could have easily ended the 1A power’s state record 47-game winning streak. LCA had the home field advantage and a senior-dominated squad. The contest that opened Utah’s high school football season was being televised live, a rarity for smaller schools. Duchesne was starting a quarterback that had never taken a snap from center before in a game. And there was the little matter of the 135-mile bus trip ...</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> 58298236@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:46:14 MDT Prep football: 2A North preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301286-190/season-summit-quarterback-returning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301286-190/season-summit-quarterback-returning.html.csp">Prep football: 2A North preview</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:56.94-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American Leadership Academy Eagles American Leadership Academy has never won more than three games in a season. It’s a fact, but not one that haunts new coach Billy Nixon. It’s a hurdle that Nixon is ready to take the Eagles over and he feels that ALA has nothing but potential this season. “Everything is coming together. We’re hoping to win at least six games this year,” Nixon said. “We have great players, coaching staff — if we don’t have a winning record, we definitely fell short.” Senior Hun...</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> 58301286@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:56 MDT Future Utah transportation revolution: biking, walking? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58313206-90/active-bike-biking-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58313206-90/active-bike-biking-health.html.csp">Future Utah transportation revolution: biking, walking?</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="2014-08-19T22:06:33.39-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As they looked out picture windows at the Salt Lake Valley below to imagine how growth may change it, officials held a summit Tuesday to discuss a possible revolution in transportation to reduce congestion and improve health. What is that novel change? Encouraging more walking and bicycle riding, what officials like to call “active transportation.” “Active transportation can really yield significant economic, environmental and health benefits,” Michael Allegra, president and CEO of the Utah Tran...</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> 58313206@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:06:33 MDT Milbank: Ebola-infected coverage of Africa summit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58272085-82/ebola-africa-african-summit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58272085-82/ebola-africa-african-summit.html.csp">Milbank: Ebola-infected coverage of Africa summit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T12:27:01.594-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 12:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Ebola was not supposed to have a prominent place on the agenda for this week’s Africa summit. But it keeps infecting the discussion. Forty African heads of state visited Washington this week, snarling traffic as the Obama administration highlights what it describes as “one of the world’s most dynamic and fastest-growing regions.” But it’s difficult to keep the focus on foreign direct investment and electric transmission when there is a HEMORRHAGIC FEVER spreading OUT OF CONTROL! It’...</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> 58272085@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:27:01 MDT Obama hosts Africa summit with an eye on legacy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58253780-68/africa-obama-continent-african.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58253780-68/africa-obama-continent-african.html.csp">Obama hosts Africa summit with an eye on legacy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T10:49:12.44-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 10:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama is gathering nearly 50 African heads of state in Washington for an unprecedented summit aimed in part at building his legacy on a continent where his commitment has been questioned. But the backdrop for the conference that begins Monday underscores what has been a constant challenge to that effort. Even as Obama immerses himself in talks on regional security, democracy building and business investment in Africa, the world’s attention — and much of his own — wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582537802014-08-02T10:49:12.44-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T10:49:12.44-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58253780@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 10:49:12 MDT California man dies in southern Utah rollover http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58227848-78/according-cobalt-rollover-toutai.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58227848-78/according-cobalt-rollover-toutai.html.csp">California man dies in southern Utah rollover</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="2014-07-26T21:46:57.067-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 09:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Fontana, Calif., man died in a Thursday night rollover crash on Interstate 15. Tomasi F. Toutai, 62, was driving north on I-15 when for an unknown reason, he swerved to the left near the Iron County town of Summit, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. At 11:53 p.m., the Chevy Cobalt slid and went through the median, rolling near the southbound lanes, the UHP added in a news release. Toutai was ejected from the Cobalt as it rolled, and he died. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to 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> 58227848@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:46:57 MDT Oil company sues Utah county over pipeline restrictions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224082-90/county-pipeline-summit-ordinances.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224082-90/county-pipeline-summit-ordinances.html.csp">Oil company sues Utah county over pipeline restrictions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T21:54:59.192-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 09:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tesoro Corp. is suing Summit County, claiming that the county’s new ordinances restricting proposed underground pipelines are an attempt to trump federal law. Tesoro wants to build the Uinta Express Pipeline to carry waxy crude oil from the Uinta Basin to Salt Lake City area refineries. The U.S. Forest Service is preparing a federal environmental impact statement on the proposed 135-mile pipeline, which would traverse six Utah counties. But Summit County in late June passed three ordinances desi...</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> 58224082@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:54:59 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 Teen critically hurt in Summit County ATV crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58153990-78/atv-bridge-county-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58153990-78/atv-bridge-county-crash.html.csp">Teen critically hurt in Summit County ATV crash</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="2014-07-07T22:04:04.613-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four teenagers were injured, one critically, in a Summit County ATV crash on Friday. The four teens were riding an ATV west on Weber Canyon Road, east of Oakley, on Friday afternoon when a truck came up behind them, said Summit County sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Bridge. The truck tried to pass them near 6500 East as the ATV slowed down, but the ATV turned left in front of the truck, Bridge said. The girl who was critically injured was flown in a medical helicopter to a Wasatch Front hospital. The other ...</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> 58153990@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:04:04 MDT Summit County searchers find missing Provo man’s body http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58153884-78/county-summit-body-missing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58153884-78/county-summit-body-missing.html.csp">Summit County searchers find missing Provo man’s body</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="2014-07-06T21:41:50.368-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 09:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Summit County searchers believe they found the body of a missing Provo man in the mountains east of Kamas Sunday. Eduardo Rodriguez was reported missing June 23, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. By 1 p.m. Saturday, someone found his vehicle, a 2003 Nissan Frontier, on Upper Setting Road. Rescue dogs and the Utah Department of Public Safety helicopter helped in the search. As of 12:25 p.m., searchers had found in the area a body preliminarily identified as that of Rodriguez and 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> 58153884@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 21:41:50 MDT Brush fire sparked near Rockport State Park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58149980-78/fire-rockport-state-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58149980-78/fire-rockport-state-park.html.csp">Brush fire sparked near Rockport State Park</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="2014-07-04T23:04:32.549-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A brush fire is burning near Rockport State Park in Summit County. The North Summit Fire District reported the fire on Twitter about 3:45 p.m. Friday, adding that no one is being evacuated at this time. The fire has also shut down State Route 32 until 9 p.m. Last August, the nearly 2,000-acre Rockport 5 wildfire destroyed eight homes near the same area. The Salt Lake Tribune will update this story as more information is available. mmcfall@sltrib.com Twitter: @mikeypanda</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> 58149980@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 23:04:32 MDT