TURNER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TURNER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) New road makes Grand Canyon Skywalk trip faster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289813-79/canyon-skywalk-grand-road.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289813-79/canyon-skywalk-grand-road.html.csp">New road makes Grand Canyon Skywalk trip faster</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T19:07:01.993-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Crews recently paved the final 9-mile stretch of dirt and gravel road that had tour operators complaining of broken windows, flat tires, missing hubcaps and dust. Motorists now have a smooth drive to the tribe’s premier tourist destination, a horseshoe-shaped glass bridge that gives visitors a view of the ca...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582898132014-08-12T19:07:01.993-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T19:07:01.993-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58289813@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:07:01 MDT Bumpy road to Grand Canyon Skywalk now paved http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271650-68/road-canyon-skywalk-grand.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271650-68/road-canyon-skywalk-grand.html.csp">Bumpy road to Grand Canyon Skywalk now paved</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T10:29:02.752-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • Getting to the Grand Canyon Skywalk used to include a teeth-chattering drive over a washboard road fraught with dips and twists. Motorists have a smoother drive to the Hualapai Tribe’s most popular tourist destination now that Diamond Bar Road is completely paved. The road was the biggest drawback in reaching the Skywalk, a glass bridge that juts out 70 feet from the canyon walls and gives visitors a view of the Colorado River 4,000 feet below. Tour operators had complained of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582716502014-08-07T10:29:02.752-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T10:29:02.752-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271650@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:29:02 MDT Dixie State: Women’s basketball program mired in controversy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58100787-77/turner-team-players-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58100787-77/turner-team-players-coach.html.csp">Dixie State: Women’s basketball program mired in controversy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T10:33:08.618-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One player says she was berated and bullied because she is African-American, another claims she was interrogated by her coach about her sexuality and another says she was disciplined and eventually dismissed from the team for petty things, such as wearing the wrong shoes. The accusations run the gamut, from seemingly outlandish and implausible to serious, but they provide a sampling of the controversy surrounding Dixie State women’s basketball team. The little NCAA Division II school in St. Geor...</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> 58100787@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:33:08 MDT