Utah - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/Utah News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) The top 5 Utah football seasons of all-time: No. 3 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58149575-89/season-utah-utes-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58149575-89/season-utah-utes-team.html.csp">The top 5 Utah football seasons of all-time: No. 3</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:07:02.237-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; The 1994 Utes were a well-balanced team on both sides of the ball under Ron McBride, finishing the season at 10-2 and beating three ranked opponents along the way. Utah scored the seventh most points per game in the country and limited opponents to the 18th most points per game in the country. The team finished with the highest AP poll ranking in program history and set the tone for future success. Here’s a look at the third-best Utah football season of all-time: Biggest mom...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58149575@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:07:02 MDT Four BYU players on watch list for Polynesian Player of the Year award http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58215328-65/award-football-list-polynesian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58215328-65/award-football-list-polynesian.html.csp">Four BYU players on watch list for Polynesian Player of the Year award</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="2014-07-23T10:03:12.973-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four BYU football players are among the 34 players from 20 schools on the inaugural Watch List for the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award. The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced the establishment of the award on Wednesday with the release of the Watch List for the 2014 season. BYU players on the list are linebackers Alani Fua and Bronson Kaufusi and offensive linemen Edward Fusi and Solomone Kafu. Utah State safety Brian Suite and Utah offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi...</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> 58215328@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:03:12 MDT Utah Jazz: Trevor Booker brings toughness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58211924-87/booker-5.3-utah-court.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58211924-87/booker-5.3-utah-court.csp">Utah Jazz: Trevor Booker brings toughness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T09:34:46.951-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trevor Booker wants people to know that he’s a nice guy. Off the court, that is. “On the court, I’m focused. I’m going to do whatever I can to win. If that means knocking you out of the air, I’m going to do it,” he said Tuesday, as the newest member of the Utah Jazz met with reporters in Salt Lake City. “Off the court, I’m just a laid-back, chill guy. But when you get me on the court, I’m just an animal.” The Jazz front office wanted to add physicality to the team’s front court and they seem t...</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> 58211924@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:34:46 MDT Utah Jazz trade Lucas, Thomas and Murphy to Cleveland http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58212307-87/cleveland-deal-jazz-lucas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58212307-87/cleveland-deal-jazz-lucas.html.csp">Utah Jazz trade Lucas, Thomas and Murphy to Cleveland</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:53:23.681-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Cleveland Cavaliers have been angling to add All-Star forward Kevin Love alongside LeBron James. And the Utah Jazz may have helped make a deal possible. Utah on Tuesday traded John Lucas III, Erik Murphy and Malcolm Thomas - a trio of non-guaranteed contracts - to Cleveland in exchange for guard Carrick Felix, a 2015 second-round draft pick and cash. The move will give Cleveland more than $3 million in movable contracts to help facilitate a future deal, possibly one for the Minnesota forward...</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> 58212307@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:53:23 MDT Utah soldiers bring Pioneer Day to Afghanistan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58211044-200/amp-utah-afghanistan-lewis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58211044-200/amp-utah-afghanistan-lewis.html.csp">Utah soldiers bring Pioneer Day to Afghanistan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T08:51:46.405-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 08:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No, there won’t be any handcarts, prairie dresses or parade floats. Yes, there will be a barbecue — complete with Jell-O. “It wouldn’t be a Utah celebration without it,” said Army Capt. Chad Lewis, of Logan. Utah soldiers deployed to Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan are planning what they think is the inaugural Pioneer Day celebration there. Personnel from the Utah National Guard are organizing the festivities and have scoured other units to invite Utahns deployed to Kandahar. Army Capt. Pat...</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> 58211044@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:51:46 MDT Editorial: Utah’s child-poverty trend is cause for alarm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211755-82/poverty-utah-child-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58211755-82/poverty-utah-child-county.html.csp">Editorial: Utah’s child-poverty trend is cause for alarm</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T07:57:35.316-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 07:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One in six Utah children lives in poverty. Actually, it may be more than that. That number, presented in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count report, is from 2011. But the trend is not good. In 2008, it was only one in nine children. The 2011 number is the highest in at least a decade. That by itself was enough to keep family-friendly Utah from breaking into Kids Count’s top 10 states for children. (It finished 11th.) Utah used to be a perennial Top 10 finisher in this comparison, ...</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> 58211755@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:57:35 MDT News roundup: Cruz: Vampire massacre of fictional supporters 'sucks' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58214489-64/trib-dnews-utah-cruz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58214489-64/trib-dnews-utah-cruz.html.csp">News roundup: Cruz: Vampire massacre of fictional supporters 'sucks'</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="2014-07-23T07:32:01.018-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 07:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cruz: Vampire massacre of fictional supporters sucks. Herbert pushes for action on border. Tar-sands protesters released from jail. Happy Wednesday. The latest episode of "True Blood" featured a vampire-run massacre of a fictional Ted Cruz rally at the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Texas but the Texas senator was none too happy to see his fictional supporters lose their lives. "Well, I'm sorry to have lost the vampire vote, but am astonished (and amused) that HBO is suggesting 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> 58214489@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:32:01 MDT Free on bail, “land defenders” face numerous charges in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211571-78/sands-oil-tar-activists.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211571-78/sands-oil-tar-activists.html.csp">Free on bail, “land defenders” face numerous charges in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T07:26:11.259-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 07:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 21 anti-tar sands “land defenders” arrested at a future mine site on the Uintah-Grand county line were released on bail Tuesday after spending a night in jail. They face possible charges of trespassing, interfering with an arrest and conspiracy to commit escape, said Uintah County Undersheriff John Laursen. Uintah and Grand county deputies arrested most of the activists after they scaled an 8-foot fenced enclosure and secured themselves to construction equipment on Monday. U.S. Oil Sands h...</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> 58211571@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:26:11 MDT Robles’ strategy for defeating Stewart: more voting by mail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58207428-90/raised-cash-district-robles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58207428-90/raised-cash-district-robles.html.csp">Robles’ strategy for defeating Stewart: more voting by mail</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:04:10.992-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In her bid to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart, state Sen. Luz Robles will focus almost exclusively on registering new voters and encouraging people to vote by mail. Her strategy is fueled by a desire to enfranchise Utahns who have become disengaged with government. It also may be her only hope of winning in Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, a sprawling, heavily Republican area that stretches from Bountiful through Salt Lake City and all the way to St. George. “The only way we are goin...</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> 58207428@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:04:10 MDT GM: Jazz were impressed with Carrick Felix's defense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212977-62/felix-jazz-lindsey-carrick.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212977-62/felix-jazz-lindsey-carrick.html.csp">GM: Jazz were impressed with Carrick Felix's defense</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="2014-07-22T23:19:55.501-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carrick Felix is a former skateboarder, a former team barber — and the newest member of the Utah Jazz.The franchise on Tuesday acquired the 23-year-old Felix along with a 2015 second-round pick and $1 million from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for John Lucas III, Erik Murphy and Malcolm Thomas.The deal was a win for Cleveland, which grabs $3.3 million in non-guaranteed contracts to help facilitate a possible trade for Kevin Love.And the deal was a low- to no-risk move for the Jazz.Lucas st...</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> 58212977@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:19:55 MDT Hayward's open letter: 'I’m excited about coming back to Utah' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212127-62/hayward-jazz-really-think.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212127-62/hayward-jazz-really-think.html.csp">Hayward's open letter: 'I’m excited about coming back to Utah'</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="2014-07-22T17:36:25.257-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gordon Hayward may have signed the offer sheet with Charlotte, but the swingman wants Jazz fans to know he's "excited about coming back to Utah."On his website, GordonHayward20.com, the fifth-year swingman offers some insight into his thinking during a summer of restricted free agency."Signing my contract to return to the Jazz was a big sigh of relief for me," Hayward writes. "There were so many people talking about it last year, when we didn’t get the extension done. It was all really up in 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> 58212127@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT Utah food news: Oprah like Utah Pop Art, Winning gelato at Grand America http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58195696-223/lake-salt-utah-america.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58195696-223/lake-salt-utah-america.html.csp">Utah food news: Oprah like Utah Pop Art, Winning gelato at Grand America</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T19:05:03.89-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Z’Tejas at Gateway to close Aug. 2 Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill will close its only Utah location at The Gateway Mall. The last day of business for the Salt Lake City restaurant, at 191 South Rio Grande, will be Saturday, Aug. 2. “We are sad to leave a market where we’ve been able to showcase the best of southwest cooking for the last 13 years” Steven Micheletti, president and CEO of Z’Tejas said in a news release. Those with gift cards should use them immediately. However they will be accepted 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> 58195696@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:05:03 MDT Utah State football: Chuckie’s back, and Mountain West notices http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58210665-77/keeton-state-quarterback-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58210665-77/keeton-state-quarterback-utah.html.csp">Utah State football: Chuckie’s back, and Mountain West notices</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:30:33.4-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • He was tabbed the Mountain West conference preseason offensive player of the year, his image and “Chuckie4 Heisman” is emblazoned on Utah State’s new notebooks and his spot at the MWC Media Day here in Las Vegas was one of the most crowded of all the coaches’ and players’. Through it all, Chuckie Keeton, Utah State’s highlight-making quarterback, smiled and basked in the attention and even maintained his sense of humor. “I’m going to pass out all those notebooks at camp and tell ever...</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> 58210665@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:30:33 MDT Report: Spike in number of U.S. law enforcement officers killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58210913-78/officers-enforcement-law-killed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58210913-78/officers-enforcement-law-killed.html.csp">Report: Spike in number of U.S. law enforcement officers killed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T18:22:02.185-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 06:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The number of U.S. law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty so far this year has jumped from the same period last year. Sixty-seven law enforcement officers, including one from Utah, were killed in the line of duty in the first half of 2014, amounting to a 31 percent increase from the same period last year, according to a report published Tuesday by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Of the 67 officers, 26 died in traffic-related accidents, and another 25 were kille...</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> 58210913@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:22:02 MDT What Utahns need to know about today’s Obamacare rulings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58211182-90/subsidies-federal-state-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58211182-90/subsidies-federal-state-health.html.csp">What Utahns need to know about today’s Obamacare rulings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:02:00.14-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The latest legal fight over the Affordable Care Act takes aim at federal subsidies given to residents of Utah and 35 other states that didn’t set up their own health care marketplaces. A panel of D.C. Circuit judges ruled Tuesday the law allows federal subsidies to flow only through state-created marketplaces and not to people who bought coverage through Healthcare.gov. But on the same day, a 4th Circuit ruling in a separate, but similar, case allows the federal government to give subsidies to...</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> 58211182@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:02:00 MDT Utah Lit: “Stars Go Blue” http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58211864-231/lit-utah-sltrib-blue.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58211864-231/lit-utah-sltrib-blue.html.csp">Utah Lit: “Stars Go Blue”</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:37:59.417-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ben and Renny Cross spent decades together living the ranching life and raising a family on the Colorado rangeland. But the murder of their daughter and an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis tear them apart, leading them to live on opposite ends of “Hell’s Bottom” ranch and to plan very different versions of the future. So begins Laura Pritchett’s novel, “Stars Go Blue.” On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune reporters Ellen Fagg Weist, Kathy Stephenson and Jennifer Napier-Pearce discuss life and deat...</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> 58211864@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:37:59 MDT Aggies have high expectations for 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58212279-55/keeton-aggies-camp-vigil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58212279-55/keeton-aggies-camp-vigil.html.csp">Aggies have high expectations for 2014</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="2014-07-22T17:02:02.231-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you are a Utah State fan, you had to like the way coach Matt Wells and players Chuckie Keeton and Zach Vigil represented themselves here at the MWC media days in Las Vegas. Wells made it clear he isn't satisfied with last year's efforts while Keeton seems fully capable of handling defenses on the field and media pressure off it. As for Vigil, well, he can't wait to get into camp and kick some butt. "The new guys coming in think winning is easy and going to bowl games comes naturally and it do...</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> 58212279@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:02:02 MDT What is Trevor Booker's all-time favorite cereal? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212197-62/booker-cereal-snyder-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212197-62/booker-cereal-snyder-utah.html.csp">What is Trevor Booker's all-time favorite cereal?</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="2014-07-22T17:36:25.219-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here's something you need to know about Trevor Booker.He loves cereal.Loves it.The newest Jazzman told the Washington Post last year that he eats up to 21 bowls of cereal a week.It's an affinity carried over from his childhood in South Carolina."Growing up, all we would eat is cereal," he told reporters in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. "Probably at least 15 boxes a week between me and my brothers. We used to eat cereal any time of day. Sometimes we'd eat it for dinner."The 6-foot-8 Booker keeps his...</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> 58212197@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT 7 surprises in the Mormon pioneer diet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58169927-223/cheney-utah-pioneers-mormon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58169927-223/cheney-utah-pioneers-mormon.html.csp">7 surprises in the Mormon pioneer diet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T19:33:56.047-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As Pioneer Day approaches, Utah tends to remember only those Mormon settlers who survived on boiled mush, sour weeds or — in some cases — nothing at all as they crossed the Western plains. Of course, the stories about starvation are the exception, said Utah author and food historian Brock Cheney. Because of their tragic nature, “a lot of our stories about the pioneers talk about the hardships,” said the author of “Plain but Wholesome: Foodways of the Mormon Pioneers.” “But once they were settle...</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> 58169927@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:33:56 MDT Federal shutdown hurt national park visitation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207561-79/park-national-million-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207561-79/park-national-million-utah.html.csp">Federal shutdown hurt national park visitation</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="2014-07-22T16:06:20.77-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 04:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Even with the state stepping in to reopen Utah’s national parks during the 16-day federal shutdown last October, visitation to those attractions declined last year. A new National Park Service report said Utah’s national parks attracted almost 9 million visitors last year, down from 9.5 million in 2012. The economic impact of those visitors also declined, from $613.7 million in 2012 to $596.5 million last year. And that took a toll on few hundred jobs. Parks-related employment slipped to 9,069 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> 58207561@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:06:20 MDT