TRAINING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TRAINING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58476556-68/state-police-training-shot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58476556-68/state-police-training-shot.html.csp">Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T09:20:24.399-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Conshohocken, Pa. • Pennsylvania’s governor has ordered flags to fly at half-staff at the state Capitol and in Montgomery County in honor of a state trooper accidentally shot and killed during a gun training exercise at a safety facility. Gov. Tom Corbett’s office says flags will remain at half-staff until 26-year-old David Kedra is laid to rest. State police say Kedra was shot in the chest Tuesday during a yearly training exercise at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Complex in Consh...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58476556@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:20:24 MDT Utah basketball: Utes seek more toughness in SEAL training http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58455264-89/team-seal-training-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58455264-89/team-seal-training-basketball.html.csp">Utah basketball: Utes seek more toughness in SEAL training</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T23:25:12.438-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah men’s basketball team had their new gear on: camo pants, shirts, and boots. They had just run to the pool on campus. So far, so good with this Navy SEAL training. Then, their instructors told them to jump. Hop right into that pool there. “We had all of our clothes on, weighing us down in the water,” junior guard Branyon Taylor said. “From that point on, nothing was easy. It was not a game at all.” The Utes spent last weekend living the lives of Navy SEAL recruits, or at least running 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> 58455264@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:25:12 MDT U.S.: Syrian rebel training may take 12 months http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58430438-68/dempsey-training-group-islamic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58430438-68/dempsey-training-group-islamic.html.csp">U.S.: Syrian rebel training may take 12 months</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROBERT BURNS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T18:32:02.241-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 06:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Moderate Syrian rebels, once they are made battle-ready by a U.S.-led coalition, may be asked to help restore the border between Syria and Iraq that Islamic State group militants have effectively wiped out, the top American military official said Thursday. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey cautioned, however, that it may be a year before the Syrian rebel force that President Barack Obama calls a key element of his strategy for destroying the Islamic State group is ready for action. “We think if ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584304382014-09-18T18:32:02.241-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T18:32:02.241-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430438@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:32:02 MDT Candidates debate in race for Salt Lake County Council seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421534-90/wilson-county-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421534-90/wilson-county-lake-salt.html.csp">Candidates debate in race for Salt Lake County Council seat</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="2014-09-17T11:08:43.399-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 11:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There were more agreements than disagreements Tuesday night in a debate pitting candidates running for the Salt Lake County Council seat to be vacated by longtime Democratic Councilman Randy Horiuchi. But one clear distinction between Democrat Jenny Wilson and Republican Micah Bruner was that the former stressed her government experience and ties with established leaders while the latter took pride in being a first-time candidate with a “fresh approach.” Wilson, who served on the county council ...</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> 58421534@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:08:43 MDT Five findings in Congress’s report on safety agency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421748-79/agency-safety-bags-investigators.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421748-79/agency-safety-bags-investigators.html.csp">Five findings in Congress’s report on safety agency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T17:30:02.439-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Republicans on the House Commerce Committee released a report Tuesday critical of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government’s top auto safety agency, and its handling of General Motors’ delayed recall of 2.6 million cars with defective ignition switches. NHTSA was also the subject of a Senate subcommittee hearing later Tuesday. Here are the top five findings from the House report: — SEVEN-YEAR GAP: As early as 2007, NHTSA had information from multiple sources s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584217482014-09-16T17:30:02.439-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T17:30:02.439-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421748@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:30:02 MDT Colorado woman must aid FBI as part of terror plea http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58399552-68/conley-authorities-group-islamic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58399552-68/conley-authorities-group-islamic.html.csp">Colorado woman must aid FBI as part of terror plea</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SADIE GURMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T18:35:02.395-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 06:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A 19-year-old Colorado woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to help the militant Islamic State group under a plea deal in the terrorism case that requires her to give authorities information about other Americans with the same intentions. Shannon Conley, wearing a black and brown headscarf over her striped jail jumpsuit, entered the plea in federal court to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. She could face up to five years in fe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583995522014-09-10T18:35:02.395-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T18:35:02.395-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399552@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:35:02 MDT Salt Lake City police chief to recruits: Be ready for scrutiny http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58371953-78/burbank-police-recruits-officer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58371953-78/burbank-police-recruits-officer.html.csp">Salt Lake City police chief to recruits: Be ready for scrutiny</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="2014-09-08T10:54:13.686-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 10:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Addressing his latest recruits last week, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank gave them a choice. They will work long, hard hours, be forced to make split-second decisions, and be scrutinized much more than the average person — sometimes by millions of people on the Internet — in the aftermath of some of those decisions. “And if anyone thinks they need to be treated fairly, like the rest of the public, then you should get up and leave now,” Burbank told the recruits. All 26 recruits staye...</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> 58371953@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:54:13 MDT Photos: Ballet West opens dance training academy in Utah County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58318964-223/ballet-academy-training-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58318964-223/ballet-academy-training-west.html.csp">Photos: Ballet West opens dance training academy in Utah County</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T07:24:23.512-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 07:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ballet West celebrated the opening of a dance training academy in Lehi on Friday. The Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation Ballet West Academy at Thanksgiving Point, will provide comprehensive ballet training and performance opportunities for children and adults throughout Utah County. Already, 125 children have enrolled, with up to 250 students expected, officials said at the ceremony. Here are photos from a press tour and ribbon-cutting ceremony.</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> 58318964@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:24:23 MDT Scholarships help young Utahns become police officers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312929-78/training-program-colonels-honorary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312929-78/training-program-colonels-honorary.html.csp">Scholarships help young Utahns become police officers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:50:30.122-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Samantha Willden wants a career in law enforcement, and under the Unified Police Department’s youth cadet program, the 18-year-old already has begun her training. And now, thanks to the Salt Lake Honorary Colonels civic group, she also has a $2,000 scholarship to help pay for college. “I’m hoping to be a police officer, a homicide detective,” said Willden said, adding that she plans to major in criminal justice and minor in psychology. Willden is one of seven cadets who received a scholarship W...</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> 58312929@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:50:30 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - August 14, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58299347-227/nationalguard-helicopter-training-jump.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58299347-227/nationalguard-helicopter-training-jump.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - August 14, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T10:38:00.285-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rick Egan | The Salt Lake TribuneNational Guardmembers from 1st Battalion, 19th Special Forces jump from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter as Utah Guard Special Forces Conduct Airborne Training in Ephraim, Thursday, August 14, 2014. Read more</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> 58299347@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:38:00 MDT Granite school board approves small tax hike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58275968-78/district-tax-horsley-pay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58275968-78/district-tax-horsley-pay.html.csp">Granite school board approves small tax hike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T21:13:23.662-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 09:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Granite School Board unanimously approved a 2.54 percent property tax increase Thursday night. A resident with a home valued at just over $222,000 — the district average — will pay $22.24 more per year. Four residents spoke in favor of the increase during the meeting, and no one spoke against, district spokesman Ben Horsley said on Friday. The tax hike won’t fund new initiatives, but will enable the district to continue supporting the district’s 68,100 students. The majority of the new rev...</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> 58275968@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 21:13:23 MDT Fashion, superstition and Kyle Beckerman's feet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58276588-49/week-beckerman-rsl-training.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58276588-49/week-beckerman-rsl-training.html.csp">Fashion, superstition and Kyle Beckerman's feet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:19:46.635-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kyle Beckerman's foot problems are the result of lifetime of soccer compounded by some new Nike fashion, the World Cup and a little bit of superstition.The Real Salt Lake captain skipped playing in this week's All-Star Game because he needed some rest. But Beckerman still trained with RSL this week and should be ready to go Saturday night against D.C. United.After training on Friday morning, Beckerman said he was getting used to some new orthotics — and then he shed a little light on what's been...</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> 58276588@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:19:46 MDT