Utah - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/Utah News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kragthorpe: Could QB Travis Wilson’s citation affect Ute captaincy? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58232412-89/wilson-utah-august-citation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58232412-89/wilson-utah-august-citation.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Could QB Travis Wilson’s citation affect Ute captaincy?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T18:03:22.329-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 06:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Travis Wilson’s citation for underage drinking will have no effect on the University of Utah’s quarterbacking competition this month. That’s both a prediction and a recommendation — and a commentary on the frequency of off-field issues involving college football players locally and nationally in the offseason. But where Wilson’s case will get interesting is in the voting for Ute co-captains in mid-August. While there’s no dismissing any violation of the law, Wilson’s offense does not rise to 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58232412@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:03:22 MDT Real Salt Lake: Homegrown Saucedo makes RSL history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58233715-77/saucedo-rsl-academy-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58233715-77/saucedo-rsl-academy-club.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Homegrown Saucedo makes RSL history</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T17:41:05.278-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • He stood on the other side of the yellow rope at America First Field, the same spot friends and family crowded inside the training grounds over the last two years to watch occasionally when Sebastian Saucedo was invited to train or play with Real Salt Lake. The 17-year-old from Park City spoke of how he had finally arrived at the moment he so often envisioned, of his transition from a young, budding talent along the Wasatch Back to being part of the club’s Academy system, south of Phoeni...</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> 58233715@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:41:05 MDT Utah Football: Ranking the top-10 Utes players of all-time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58198766-89/yards-season-iframe-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58198766-89/yards-season-iframe-utah.html.csp">Utah Football: Ranking the top-10 Utes players of all-time</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="2014-07-28T15:51:31.126-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 03:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Utah, especially in the last three decades, has produced a bevy of NFL draft picks and talented college players. Current Utah alumni in the NFL have led their teams to the playoffs (Alex Smith), looked like future defensive stalwarts (Star Lotuleilei, Paul Kruger) and anchor defensive secondaries (Eric Weddle, Sean Smith). With that in mind, here’s our ranking of the 10 best Utes of all-time, based on longevity and impact at the collegiate level, not necessarily play in the NFL:...</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> 58198766@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:51:31 MDT Utah football: Zane Beadles donates $750,000 to Ute program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58233072-89/beadles-football-utah-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58233072-89/beadles-football-utah-former.html.csp">Utah football: Zane Beadles donates $750,000 to Ute program</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="2014-07-28T19:01:00.892-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 07:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a Utah lineman, Zane Beadles left behind a collection of memorable seasons, bowl trophies and individual accolades. As a five-year veteran of the NFL, Beadles has given the Utes the largest-ever donation from a former football player that he hopes will have just as lasting an impact. The U. announced Monday morning that Beadles, a guard with the Jacksonville Jaguars, is donating $750,000 to a sports medicine center, as well as an offensive lineman schoolarship. Both the center and the scholar...</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> 58233072@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:01:00 MDT Editorial: Utah should do more to make cannabis extract available http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58233518-82/utah-state-cannabis-colorado.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58233518-82/utah-state-cannabis-colorado.html.csp">Editorial: Utah should do more to make cannabis extract available</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:33:02.574-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Often, the divide between the “conservative” and the “progressive” political points of view comes down to the former believing that the latter is rushing headlong into anarchy, which will harm the weak and innocent, while the latter sees the former as clinging to an unreasonable fear of change, even when that change promises to be liberating. There’s an issue on which both sides of Utah’s political divide could get together. As unlikely as it may sound, that’s marijuana. Not marijuana in the re...</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> 58233518@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:33:02 MDT Utah State Fair headliners: Beach Boys, Grand Funk Railroad, Zendaya http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58233916-66/fair-sept-com-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58233916-66/fair-sept-com-http.html.csp">Utah State Fair headliners: Beach Boys, Grand Funk Railroad, Zendaya</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:10:01.694-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Considering how real-estate developers have been drooling over the prospect of paving over or bulldozing the Utah State Fairpark at North Temple and 1000 West, it may have slipped your attention that the 159th Utah State Fair actually will happen there, Sept. 4-14. The talent performing on the grandstand has been announced — and it includes three big headliners: Classic rock bands The Beach Boys (Sept. 8) and Grand Funk Railroad (Sept. 12), and Disney Channel singing sensation Zendaya (Sept. 13)...</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> 58233916@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:10:01 MDT Compound built for Warren Jeffs becomes bed and breakfast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58215703-78/amp-hildale-dockstader-jeffs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58215703-78/amp-hildale-dockstader-jeffs.html.csp">Compound built for Warren Jeffs becomes bed and breakfast</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="2014-07-28T15:22:59.611-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 03:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A spacious compound in Hildale was built to provide privacy for a polygamous sect leader. Now you can call and make a reservation. Warren Jeffs’ refuge has become America’s Most Wanted Suites — a reference to Jeffs’ time on the FBI’s list of 10 most wanted fugitives. New owner Willie Jessop is a former Jeffs protector and confidant who later sued his Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and won, purchasing the home with a $3.6 million credit bid during an April 2013 auctio...</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> 58215703@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:22:59 MDT Sunday Pundit Pro-Am: Public land, public health, child refugees ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58233071-82/http-com-html-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58233071-82/http-com-html-www.html.csp">Sunday Pundit Pro-Am: Public land, public health, child refugees ...</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="2014-07-28T13:56:15.946-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 01:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Calvin Trillin (who must be smart because he was born in the same town I was) refers to the people who talk a lot on the Sunday morning TV shows as “the Sabbath gasbags.” The people who write for the Sunday newspapers, of course, are much more worth your time. Would you like to go first, George? Why, yes, thank you very much. — America, where the good guys sometimes go to jail — George Pyle | The Salt Lake Tribune “ ... More than a few Americans, in Utah and elsewhere, have noticed the double 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> 58233071@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:56:15 MDT Prep football: Turf wars (the artificial kind) breaking out in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58216768-77/turf-artificial-grass-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58216768-77/turf-artificial-grass-field.html.csp">Prep football: Turf wars (the artificial kind) breaking out in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T22:54:19.764-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Football pads drenched in sweat and mud streaked with grass strains on the knees. That’s football, right? But this classic scene is slowly disappearing from high schools in Utah. More and more programs are switching from grass fields to artificial turf in a bid to enhance their financial bottom lines. Of the 103 high schools in Utah that have football programs, 35 now play on some kind of artificial surface. Olympus, Provo, Murray and Clearfield are all schools that have converted to turf recen...</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> 58216768@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:54:19 MDT Imaginary girl dressed for success http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58215392-223/quinoa-book-pinterest-writing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58215392-223/quinoa-book-pinterest-writing.html.csp">Imaginary girl dressed for success</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T11:01:01.84-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Have you heard of Quinoa? Not the grain. The toddler. Specifically, the precocious, fashion-forward toddler who’s the star of “How to Quinoa: Life Lessons from My Imaginary Well-Dressed Daughter,” recently published by Running Press. Quinoa’s creator, the very funny writer Tiffany Beveridge — a Utah native — talks with the Salt Lake Tribune about the inside Pinterest joke that went viral and landed her a book deal. For those of us who are tragically in the dark, will you explain who Quinoa is...</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> 58215392@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:01:01 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win a book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58223606-223/utah-book-brett-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58223606-223/utah-book-brett-com.html.csp">Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win a book</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T09:43:23.119-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “It Happened in Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon Aug. 1. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All but five of the 153 entries correctly identified the Carter Carillon Clock Tower at Southern Utah University in Cedar City. Rosemary Lindbeck of Mesquite, Nev., had her name drawn and wins a copy of “Fishin...</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> 58223606@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:43:23 MDT Peru’s independence celebrated at Utah’s Peru Fest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58224157-223/peru-fest-celebrated-independence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58224157-223/peru-fest-celebrated-independence.html.csp">Peru’s independence celebrated at Utah’s Peru Fest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T22:13:22.536-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Top photo • A line of people at the third annual Peru Fest wait Saturday for rositas picarones, a traditional Peruvian fried pastry made of sweet potatoes and squash, cooked by Rosa Calderon, left, who learned how to make them from her grandmother as a young girl in Lima, Peru. The annual Peru Fest in West Valley City celebrated Peruvian Independence Day and brought a little bit of the Andes Mountains to the Wasatch Range, with Peruvian arts and vendors. Bottom, left • Classical guitarist Gabi...</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> 58224157@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:13:22 MDT News roundup: GOP has 60% shot at taking the Senate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58231852-64/trib-utah-dnews-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58231852-64/trib-utah-dnews-lake.html.csp">News roundup: GOP has 60% shot at taking the Senate</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="2014-07-28T07:43:14.847-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 07:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Forecast: GOP has 60% shot of taking the Senate. Trial over Oklahoma City bombing docs starts today. NY Times looks at the Trib-DNews battle. Happy Monday. Republicans have the advantage right now headed into the midterm elections this fall, and could have a 60 percent shot of taking control of the Senate. New forecasts show the most likely outcome is that the GOP will gain six seats in the upper chamber, just enough to give the party a 51-to-49-seat majority. Though the political prognos...</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> 58231852@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:43:14 MDT Coming soon to Utah liquor stores: cannabis oils? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216771-78/oils-state-says-parents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216771-78/oils-state-says-parents.html.csp">Coming soon to Utah liquor stores: cannabis oils?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T07:29:52.484-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 07:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A state senator who co-sponsored the bill legalizing the possession of cannabis extracts to treat children with epilepsy is considering ways to make it easier for Utah parents to get the oils, including potentially making them available at state liquor stores. Sen. Steve Urquhart, R-St. George, says the problem parents face now is that it is still technically illegal under federal law for them to possess or transport the oils, which are extracts from marijuana plants high in a chemical called ca...</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> 58216771@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:29:52 MDT Gallery: Blue Angels fly their finale above Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224245-90/angels-blue-amet-dolor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224245-90/angels-blue-amet-dolor.html.csp">Gallery: Blue Angels fly their finale above Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T22:50:10.724-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Thunder Over Utah air show finished Sunday in St. George. The show featured the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, historical aircraft and a World War II battle reenactment.</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> 58224245@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:50:10 MDT Utah tech camps: Where the girls aren’t http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195562-78/girls-utah-academy-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195562-78/girls-utah-academy-game.html.csp">Utah tech camps: Where the girls aren’t</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="2014-07-27T15:33:46.842-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 03:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A clunky LEGO robot slowly rolled along a path outlined with two strips of blue tape. Seconds later, Arissa Cooper and her teammates spotted a programming mistake and snatched it up. “It was a little mind-racking when you had to change it, fix it,” she said. “We just thought it through, like, do we need [to make it turn at] a 40-degree angle or something else?” Arissa, 11, was attending her third Geek Squad Academy, a summer camp put on by Best Buy and Junior Achievement of Utah. It aims to he...</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> 58195562@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:33:46 MDT New rules help Utah snag immigrants’ illegal driver licenses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207665-78/driver-license-utah-licenses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207665-78/driver-license-utah-licenses.html.csp">New rules help Utah snag immigrants’ illegal driver licenses</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="2014-07-28T14:28:49.116-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 02:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Forcing Utah drivers to prove their citizenship and identity for a license may have seemed like torture at times during the past five years, initially causing lines with waits that averaged more than three hours. But it has brought some results expected by lawmakers during heated immigration debates. Since the program started in 2010, the state found that 5,923 undocumented immigrants illegally had full driver licenses, obtained largely through use of Social Security numbers they should not hav...</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> 58207665@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:28:49 MDT College football: Olsen, Crowton could be the key at Southern utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58226318-77/crowton-lamb-olsen-southern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58226318-77/crowton-lamb-olsen-southern.html.csp">College football: Olsen, Crowton could be the key at Southern utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:29:02.101-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s a different feel to Southern Utah football these days, beyond the fact three assistant coaches left last winter to work at rival Weber State and retired media information director Neil Gardner now spends more time in Hawaii than Cedar City. The Thunderbirds expect to win. Big. Southern Utah won eight games and reached the FCS playoffs for the first time in school history last November. This season, the Thunderbirds want more. It could happen, too. The pieces are in place for improvement...</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> 58226318@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:29:02 MDT Revived Days of ’47 Rodeo wraps up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227976-77/texas-utah-seconds-round.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227976-77/texas-utah-seconds-round.html.csp">Revived Days of ’47 Rodeo wraps up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:29:02.161-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Not long ago, the Days of ’47 Rodeo was withering like a thirsty flower in the summertime sun. Prize money dwindled. The interest among contestants waned. Attendance dipped. But times have changed. In the 17 months since Days of ’47 president and CEO Dan Shaw took over, the rodeo has more than doubled the prize money it offers, regained respect among the participants and recaptured the imagination of the sport’s fans in Utah. The revived Komatsu Days of ‘47 Rodeo completed a five-night run on Sa...</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> 58227976@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:29:02 MDT Utah man dies in crash near Idaho border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58229517-78/idaho-state-beaslin-brooks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58229517-78/idaho-state-beaslin-brooks.html.csp">Utah man dies in crash near Idaho border</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="2014-07-27T14:17:50.101-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Taylorsville man died Sunday in an Idaho crash near the Utah state line. Mark Beaslin, 60, was sleeping in the cargo area of a van driven by Kenneth Brooks, 17, of Magna, according to Idaho State Police. About 3:20 a.m., Brooks was traveling eastbound on Interstate 84 when he swerved to avoid an animal and over steered back, causing his van to overturn at milepost 273, according to the state police. Beaslin was ejected when the van overturned. He and Brooks, who was wearing a seat belt, were 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> 58229517@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:17:50 MDT