SUMMIT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SUMMIT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Western lawmakers gather in Utah to talk federal land takeover http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57836973-90/utah-lands-lawmakers-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57836973-90/utah-lands-lawmakers-federal.html.csp">Western lawmakers gather in Utah to talk federal land takeover</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T15:07:02.513-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 03:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dozens of lawmakers and policy leaders from eight western states gathered at the Utah Capitol Friday for a series of private conversations about a long-shot bid to take control of federal lands in their areas. The Legislative Summit on the Transfer of Public Lands, as it was called, was not publicized until mid-day Friday, when the Utah House sent out notice of a 4:30 p.m. press conference. Summit organizers said they would discuss mutual interests of the states and possible actions to be ta...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57836973@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:07:02 MDT Woman’s shooting death a likely suicide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57811296-78/shooting-county-summit-friday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57811296-78/shooting-county-summit-friday.html.csp">Woman’s shooting death a likely suicide</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T22:44:59.261-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Summit County Sheriff’s separtment officials said they are leaning toward the cause of a shooting death in a remote corner of Summit County Friday as a suicide. “Our preliminary investigation is leaning more towards a suicide,” said Captain Justin Martinez of the Summit County Sheriff’s Department. “We are waiting the official report from the medical examiners office to confirm that’s what happened.” Martinez told The Tribune Friday that the sheriff’s office received a call of a shooting at 5:1...</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> 57811296@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:44:59 MDT Adobe announces new versions of products at summit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57729261-79/adobe-marketing-customer-summit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57729261-79/adobe-marketing-customer-summit.html.csp">Adobe announces new versions of products at summit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince HOriuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T16:41:01.961-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Adobe has announced the release of a few new products Tuesday as it kicked off its annual Digital Marketing Summit at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The company, which has an office in Lehi, introduced a new premium version of its marketing solution called Target that has additional features for testing and personalization. Adobe Target Premium automatically helps websites determine what content to provide based on the customer’s last visits to the site. The service also provides powerful we...</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> 57729261@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:41:01 MDT Leaders scrap June G-8 summit in Russia in protest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57724124-68/russia-summit-june-diplomat.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57724124-68/russia-summit-june-diplomat.html.csp">Leaders scrap June G-8 summit in Russia in protest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T13:45:02.241-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 01:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Hague, Netherlands • A senior diplomat says the Group of Seven major economies has decided to scrap a planned G-8 summit in Russia and meet instead in Brussels to protest Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. The diplomat said Monday that the June summit will only feature the top seven economies — not Russia — using the format the meetings had during the Cold War. The diplomat spoke on condition of anonymity ahead of the decision’s official announcement in a joint statement. U.S. President Barack O...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577241242014-03-24T13:45:02.241-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T13:45:02.241-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57724124@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:45:02 MDT Cause of $170,000 Summit County home fire under investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57703235-78/fire-cause-summit-blaze.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57703235-78/fire-cause-summit-blaze.html.csp">Cause of $170,000 Summit County home fire under investigation</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="2014-03-20T22:04:05.735-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">North Summit Fire officials and the State Fire Marshal’s Office were trying Wednesday to determine the cause of a fire that heavily damaged an unoccupied home in Tollgate Canyon. The Summit County Sheriff’s Office said the Tuesday afternoon blaze at 2063 Valley Vista Drive caused an estimated $170,000 in damage. KUTV News reported that firefighting efforts were hampered by difficulty in gaining access to water supplies. Crews had to dig out a fire hydrant buried in the snow before they were abl...</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> 57703235@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:04:05 MDT Summit County seeks suspect who shot, killed dog in its back yard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57701409-78/county-dog-summit-animal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57701409-78/county-dog-summit-animal.html.csp">Summit County seeks suspect who shot, killed dog in its back yard</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="2014-03-20T20:37:51.119-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 08:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Summit County Animal Control investigators are looking for the person who fatally shot a dog in its back yard, and they vow to prosecute the killer when they find him or her. Burley, a 4-year-old black Labrador retriever, was found dead by Tom and Sherry Weaver about 5:30 p.m. Monday in the back yard of their Pinebrook home. The Weavers took the dog to the veterinarian to learn the cause of death, only to discover Burley had been shot several times by a pellet gun. Summit County Animal Control ...</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> 57701409@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:37:51 MDT Minor earthquake recorded in Summit County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57682424-78/quake-county-epicenter-minor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57682424-78/quake-county-epicenter-minor.html.csp">Minor earthquake recorded in Summit County</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="2014-03-14T22:09:35.456-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A minor earthquake rattled a remote area of north-central Utah’s Wasatch Mountains late Friday morning, but caused no damage to nearby communities. The University of Utah seismograph stations recorded the temblor at 10:03 a.m. Seismologists said the 3.2-magnitude quake occurred about nine miles deep and its epicenter was three miles southwest of the Summit County hamlet of Woodland, about 30 miles northeast of Provo. The quake initially was not reported to have been felt either there or in near...</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> 57682424@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:09:35 MDT Snow, slush make N. Utah travel a challenge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57664560-78/snow-tuesday-morning-summit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57664560-78/snow-tuesday-morning-summit.html.csp">Snow, slush make N. Utah travel a challenge</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="2014-03-11T14:30:44.755-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 02:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wind, rain and snow combined to make for a dicey commute for northern Utah drivers on Tuesday. While few weather-related accidents were initially reported, Utah Highway Patrol troopers were enforcing use of tire chains or four-wheel drive vehicles as snow built up on roadways in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons. In addition, Little Cottonwood Canyon was closed between 6:30 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. to allow for avalanche control work, according to the Utah Department of Transportation. UDOT also issue...</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> 57664560@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:30:44 MDT Utah snowmobiler who died in avalanche is identified http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57651986-78/avalanche-died-friday-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57651986-78/avalanche-died-friday-area.html.csp">Utah snowmobiler who died in avalanche is identified</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica MIller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T23:25:25.265-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police have identified the snowmobiler who died Friday in Summit County after being buried in an avalanche. Ryan A. Noorda, 39, of Honeyville, was snowmobiling near Whitney Reservoir and Gold Hill Road about 6 p.m. on Friday when the avalanche hit him, according to Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds. The man’s family managed to pull him out, but medical crews pronounced him dead at the scene. Whitney Reservoir is located in the Uintah-Cache National Forest. According to the Utah Avalanche Cente...</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> 57651986@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 23:25:25 MDT Summit County avalanche kills snowmobiler http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57649708-78/amp-avalanche-reservoir-whitney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57649708-78/amp-avalanche-reservoir-whitney.html.csp">Summit County avalanche kills snowmobiler</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T23:11:36.347-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man died Friday in Summit County when an avalanche buried him. The man was snowmobiling near Whitney Reservoir and Gold Hill Road about 6 p.m. when the avalanche hit him, according to Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds. The man’s family managed to pull him out, but medical crews pronounced him dead at the scene. Police have not released the man’s name or age. Edmunds said only that he was from northern Utah. Whitney Reservoir is located in the Uintah-Cache National Forest. 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> 57649708@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:11:36 MDT E.U. follows U.S., slaps sanctions on Russia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57643708-68/russia-ukraine-sanctions-moscow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57643708-68/russia-ukraine-sanctions-moscow.html.csp">E.U. follows U.S., slaps sanctions on Russia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE CORDER </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JUERGEN BAETZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T21:35:22.567-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 09:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • The European Union suspended talks with Russia on a wide-ranging economic pact and a visa agreement Thursday in response to its military incursion into Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, threatening tougher sanctions unless Moscow swiftly defuses the crisis. The moves at an emergency EU summit came on the heels of visa and financial sanctions the Obama administration imposed on Russians and Ukrainians over the military incursion into Crimea. EU President Herman Van Rompuy said further meas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576437082014-03-06T21:35:22.567-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-06T21:35:22.567-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57643708@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:35:22 MDT DOT: Fresh mountain snow prompts travel caution http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57642683-78/friday-snow-utah-expected.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57642683-78/friday-snow-utah-expected.html.csp">DOT: Fresh mountain snow prompts travel caution</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="2014-03-07T13:01:21.441-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fresh rounds of mountain snow expected late Thursday prompted the Utah Department of Transportation to caution drivers traveling through northern Utah’s passes. Through noon Friday, UDOT warned, slush and snow will make roads hazardous at the higher elevations where up to 10 inches of new snow was expected to fall. Valley roads, too, will be slippery as rain pelts the region. Of particular concern was Interstate 80 over Parleys Summit, east of Salt Lake City, along with stretches of Interstate 1...</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> 57642683@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:01:21 MDT Snow, slush and rain making for slippery Utah travel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57631344-78/highway-summit-rain-snow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57631344-78/highway-summit-rain-snow.html.csp">Snow, slush and rain making for slippery Utah travel</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="2014-03-04T15:50:42.263-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 03:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steady rain in the valleys and mountain snow, in places heavy, prompted issuance of several travel warnings Tuesday afternoon. The Utah Department of Transportation warned that Wasatch Front valley routes were wet and slick as a series of rain showers moved over the region. Meanwhile, some mountain passes were snow-clogged, making travel treacherous. Interstate 80’s Parleys Summit, and stretching eastward to the Wyoming border, was snowpacked in the higher elevations and slushy on the plains. By...</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> 57631344@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:50:42 MDT 2A boys’ basketball: Enterprise staves off comeback to reach title game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57616313-190/enterprise-game-wolves-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57616313-190/enterprise-game-wolves-south.html.csp">2A boys’ basketball: Enterprise staves off comeback to reach title game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bubba Brown</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T13:13:36.337-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 01:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richfield • The buzzer finally blew, and the game was over at last, and the Enterprise Wolves surged into a jumble of bodies near their bench. There were sighs of relief and there were hugs and maybe there were some tears, too. And there also was this: Pure elation. The Wolves would be playing for a state championship after holding on just long enough. They outlasted South Summit, 64-56, in an overtime thriller Friday in the Class 2A boys’ state semifinals. “It’s something we’ve worked for,” sai...</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> 57616313@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 13:13:36 MDT Obama could scrap Russia trip amid Ukraine tumult http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57615171-200/russia-obama-friday-summit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57615171-200/russia-obama-friday-summit.html.csp">Obama could scrap Russia trip amid Ukraine tumult</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE and MATTHEW LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T17:11:28.557-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • U.S. officials said Friday that President Barack Obama may scrap plans to attend an international summit in Russia this summer and could also halt discussions on deepening trade ties with Moscow, raising specific possible consequences if Russia should intervene in Ukraine. Obama himself bluntly warned of unspecified “costs” for Russia. “Any violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destabilizing,” Obama declared. Such action by Russia would represe...</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> 57615171@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:11:28 MDT Bank robberies triple in Salt Lake City in two years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57596149-78/bank-lake-salt-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57596149-78/bank-lake-salt-police.html.csp">Bank robberies triple in Salt Lake City in two years</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="2014-02-25T22:35:16.946-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police met with bankers to fight back against the recent surge in robberies. Robbers hit Salt Lake Valley banks and credit unions 70 times last year, a jump from the 26 in2012, according to a Salt Lake City police news release. Utah law enforcement have not seen bank robbery numbers that strong since a decade ago, when robbers hit 76 banks statewide, according to federal statistics. “The numbers alone don’t tell us why bank robberies are on the rise across the valley,” Salt Lake ...</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> 57596149@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:35:16 MDT