VALLEY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VALLEY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) REEL ROCK Film Tour Hits SLC with "Valley Uprising" http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58447514-117/film-valley-uprising-724219.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58447514-117/film-valley-uprising-724219.html.csp">REEL ROCK Film Tour Hits SLC with "Valley Uprising"</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="2014-09-23T16:52:01.99-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park is mecca for many. “Valley Uprising”, the latest in the REEL ROCK film tour, dives into the history of climbing in the park and the roots of the sport and the simple life that is a part of the culture. The documentary took seven years to make and includes interviews with the likes of Yvon Chouinard.“The idea of devoting your life to climbing didn’t exist anywhere else. No one expected to ever have a job. We were going to be hoboes, basically,” Chouinard ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58447514@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:52:01 MDT Valley upsets Wayne to win 1A baseball title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58511696-52/baseball-valley-wayne-championship.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58511696-52/baseball-valley-wayne-championship.html.csp">Valley upsets Wayne to win 1A baseball title</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-12T00:14:38.75-06:00">Updated Oct 12, 2014 12:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Valley’s baseball team might have lost three of four games against Wayne as well as the Region 20 baseball championship this fall. But the Buffaloes won when it mattered most, beating the Badgers 10-0 at Dixie State University Saturday to win the Class 1A baseball title. Smaller Utah schools who don’t field football teams play fall baseball. Valley entered the single elimination tournament as the second place team from Region 20. This was the Orderville school’s first state baseball championship...</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> 58511696@www.sltrib.com Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:14:38 MDT Wayne to test Valley for 1A baseball title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58509583-52/valley-wayne-baseball-championship.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58509583-52/valley-wayne-baseball-championship.html.csp">Wayne to test Valley for 1A baseball title</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-11T15:33:27.847-06:00">Updated Oct 11, 2014 03:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It will be an all-Region 20 championship game Saturday when top-seeded Wayne takes on second-seeded Valley for the Class 1A baseball championship at Dixie State University. Valley upset Region 17 champion Tabiona 4-3 Friday afternoon in the second semifinal team. Wayne appears to be the school to beat, though. The Badgers earned a 10-3 semifinal win over Green River after defeating Wendover 22-3 in the first round. — Tom Wharton</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> 58509583@www.sltrib.com Sat, 11 Oct 2014 15:33:27 MDT West Valley City adopts moratorium on rezoning for new housing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58501639-90/acres-adopted-development-housing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58501639-90/acres-adopted-development-housing.html.csp">West Valley City adopts moratorium on rezoning for new housing</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-10T11:16:34.98-06:00">Updated Oct 10, 2014 11:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The West Valley City Council on Tuesday evening unanimously adopted a six-month moratorium on rezoning for new housing developments. The suspension will not impact rezoning applications already submitted to City Hall. The moratorium comes as Utah’s second largest city has only 300 to 500 acres of open land remaining. The city of 130,000 encompasses some 22,400 acres or 35 square miles. It’s a good time to pause and analyze what’s best for the remainder of the city’s development, said Nicole Co...</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> 58501639@www.sltrib.com Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:16:34 MDT West Valley cops probe home invasion; 2 arrested, 1 at large http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58499531-78/west-arrested-details-invasion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58499531-78/west-arrested-details-invasion.html.csp">West Valley cops probe home invasion; 2 arrested, 1 at large</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="2014-10-09T13:41:49.59-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 01:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City gang detectives are trying to unravel the details and motivation for an early Wednesday morning home invasion by three gun- and baseball bat-wielding men. Public safety dispatchers confirm police were called to a residence near 3200 South and 3800 West at 3 a.m. Residents told them the three men burst into the home, but details on what they may have been looking for were unclear. Police did get sufficient information to quickly trace the trio, though, to a nearby apartment compl...</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> 58499531@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:41:49 MDT Deer Valley buys Solitude Mountain Resort http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58485678-78/deer-valley-solitude-resort.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58485678-78/deer-valley-solitude-resort.html.csp">Deer Valley buys Solitude Mountain Resort</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="2014-10-03T22:46:12.725-06:00">Updated Oct 3, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Deer Valley Resort is buying Solitude Mountain Resort and will take over its operations this May — the second major shift in Utah’s ski industry in weeks. The purchase was a private acquisition and a news release about the deal does not disclose how much Deer Valley paid. The Deer Valley management does not anticipate “any major changes in staffing at Solitude at this time,” according to a Deer Valley Resort news release. Some of Deer Valley’s staff will work alongside Solitude’s this winter 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> 58485678@www.sltrib.com Fri, 03 Oct 2014 22:46:12 MDT Op-ed: We tried to tell you about Snake Valley water http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58482309-82/snake-valley-utah-article.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58482309-82/snake-valley-utah-article.html.csp">Op-ed: We tried to tell you about Snake Valley water</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Stephen Nelson </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Alan Mayo</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-03T17:10:01.651-06:00">Updated Oct 3, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We sincerely appreciate The Salt Lake Tribune’s coverage of proposed groundwater pumping in Spring and Snake Valleys in eastern Nevada and western Utah. The recent editorial (“The water in Snake Valley should stay in Snake Valley,” Sept. 25) and Sept. 23 article are excellent examples of this. We also welcome reports by the U.S. Geological Survey and Utah Geological Survey upon which the Sept. 23 article draws. Notably, both studies illustrate the sensitivity of Snake Valley to excess pumping. M...</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> 58482309@www.sltrib.com Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:10:01 MDT Park City mountain bikers dominate meet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58450281-52/park-race-mountain-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58450281-52/park-race-mountain-valley.html.csp">Park City mountain bikers dominate meet</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T22:53:26.565-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City mountain bikers dominated the most recent Utah High School Cycling League races last weekend at Nordic Valley. Racers from Park City had top finishes in six of the 11 divisions, sweeping the girls D1/D2 Varsity race, and taking first and second place in the Boys D1 Freshman Race. Sienna Redel of Park City won the D1/D2 Varsity Race finishing ahead of teammates Brennan Egan and Quinn Graves. Park City’s Connor Patten overcame a five-rider deficit to win the boys D1/D2 varsity race. He b...</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> 58450281@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:53:26 MDT Editorial: The water that lies in Snake Valley should stay in Snake Valley http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58451595-82/utah-valley-snake-gov.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58451595-82/utah-valley-snake-gov.html.csp">Editorial: The water that lies in Snake Valley should stay in Snake Valley</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T20:12:38.372-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“This is a hell of a way to run a desert.” — Utah Gov. Scott Matheson, 1983 When Matheson uttered that exasperated witticism, he was referring to one of the few times in recorded history when Utah was suffering from the effects of too much water. Way too much. It was a rare season of torrential rains and floods that triggered landslides and turned State Street into a river. These days, and for the foreseeable future, Utah and the West are back to their normal hydrological status: a great b...</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> 58451595@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:12:38 MDT West Valley City may suspend new housing zones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58450550-90/agricultural-cottle-council-development.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58450550-90/agricultural-cottle-council-development.html.csp">West Valley City may suspend new housing zones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T08:24:21.454-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • Hold the bulldozers and backhoes, the West Valley City Council is poised to place a moratorium on rezoning for new housing developments in the burgeoning community where precious little open land remains. A public hearing and council vote on the proposed six-month suspension of rezoning is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at West Valley City Hall, 3600 Constitution Blvd. It comes as Utah’s second largest city — population 130,000 — has only 300 to 500 acres of open land left, 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> 58450550@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:24:21 MDT Utah's police forces lack Latino officers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58398191-78/police-community-officers-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58398191-78/police-community-officers-department.html.csp">Utah's police forces lack Latino officers</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="2014-09-23T13:49:59.843-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The woman approached West Valley City police detective Franco Libertini with enthusiasm, like an old friend she hadn’t seen in a long time. But Libertini had never seen her before. Puzzled, he asked how she knew him. “I hear you on the radio!” the Latina replied. “I recognized your voice.” She then invited Libertini to visit her home, seeking his advice after two break-ins — an invitation typically considered a “no-no” in Latino culture, he said. Libertini, an Argentine immigr...</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> 58398191@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:49:59 MDT Study: Nevada withdrawals would hurt Snake Valley springs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442329-78/groundwater-snake-valley-nevada.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442329-78/groundwater-snake-valley-nevada.html.csp">Study: Nevada withdrawals would hurt Snake Valley springs</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="2014-09-23T11:00:52.441-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For years, Snake Valley ranchers and environmentalists have complained Las Vegas’ designs on rural groundwater would wreck their livelihoods and dry up fragile desert ecosystems in Utah’s West Desert. After years of groundwater monitoring and data analysis, new science is now confirming those fears — which are driven by the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s (SNWA) proposal to tap Snake Valley aquifers. The U.S. Geological Survey last week published conclusions that the proposed withdrawals will ...</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> 58442329@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:00:52 MDT Trib Talk: Diversity in Utah police forces http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58432955-231/tribtalk-police-sltrib-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58432955-231/tribtalk-police-sltrib-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Diversity in Utah police forces</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T12:50:00.673-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 12:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the wake of the protests in Ferguson, Mo., police departments across the country have been scrutinized for not reflecting the racial diversity of the communities they serve. According to 2010 census data, 22 percent of West Valley City residents are Hispanic while 5 percent of officers are Hispanic. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., West Valley City police chief Lee Russo, Proyecto Latino de Utah director Tony Yapias and Tribune reporter Jessica Miller join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss why diver...</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> 58432955@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:50:00 MDT Op-ed: To be innovation hub, Utah must embrace its Burning Man side http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429513-82/valley-silicon-burning-innovation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429513-82/valley-silicon-burning-innovation.html.csp">Op-ed: To be innovation hub, Utah must embrace its Burning Man side</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret O’Mara</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:30:06.821-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A couple of weeks ago, a big chunk of Silicon Valley got a little closer to Utah, when close to 70,000 people descended on the northern Nevada desert for the annual Burning Man festival. Past attendees include Valley titans such as Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Tesla founder Elon Musk recently said attending Burning Man was critical to understanding what makes Silicon Valley tick. “If you haven’t been,” he said, “you just don’t get it.” What can a four-day ...</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> 58429513@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:30:06 MDT Yakima Valley hops growers face worker shortage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416815-79/hop-growers-workers-hops.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416815-79/hop-growers-workers-hops.html.csp">Yakima Valley hops growers face worker shortage</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T14:13:01.732-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 02:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Harrah, Wash. • Normally, Joel Cervantes would be plowing hop yards, repairing equipment or watering down the dusty roadways of Double R Hop Ranches. But with seasonal workers scarce across the Yakima Valley, Cervantes last week unloaded hop vines by hand into the picking machine, an exhausting, dusty, entry-level task. “Last year it wasn’t this bad,” said Cervantes, 25. “I didn’t unload last year.” The Yakima Herald-Republic reported Monday that the scarcity of agricultural workers, many years ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584168152014-09-15T14:13:01.732-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T14:13:01.732-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416815@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:13:01 MDT West Valley mom allegedly stabs her two children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58409470-78/galvis-west-valley-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58409470-78/galvis-west-valley-police.html.csp">West Valley mom allegedly stabs her two children</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="2014-09-13T22:32:03.912-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • A neighbor of a West Valley City mother who police allege stabbed two of her children Saturday morning said she has never known the woman to get angry. “I’ve never seen anything other than her being a loving and caring mother,” Sharon Jensen said. “I’m just totally shocked.” Police allege the mother, Mary Galvis, stabbed her 12-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son multiple times until their father was able to stop the attack. Witnesses say Galvis stabbed the children severa...</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> 58409470@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:32:03 MDT NFL’s Washington team offers donation to Monument Valley http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58365453-190/team-monument-schools-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58365453-190/team-monument-schools-valley.html.csp">NFL’s Washington team offers donation to Monument Valley</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:31:07.872-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The controversy over the Washington NFL football team’s nickname has come to San Juan County. Representatives of the NFL team’s Original Americans Foundation attended last Friday night’s football game between Whitehorse and Monument Valley. According to the Navajo Times, the foundation offered Monument Valley $30,000 for its athletic program. But school district officials dispute that figure and said the donation needs to go through proper channels before it can be accepted. San Juan County Sch...</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> 58365453@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:31:07 MDT Silicon Valley struggles to speak FDA’s language http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402151-79/fda-health-company-tech.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402151-79/fda-health-company-tech.html.csp">Silicon Valley struggles to speak FDA’s language</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW PERRONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T09:26:01.772-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • From Apple’s new smartwatch that tracks heartbeats to contact lenses that measure blood sugar — Silicon Valley is pouring billions into gadgets and apps designed to transform health care. But the tech giants that have famously disrupted so many industries are now facing their own unexpected disruption: regulation. Google co-founder Sergey Brin recently expressed his frustration with the complex web of rules that govern the field. “Health is just so heavily regulated,” Brin told indu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584021512014-09-11T09:26:01.772-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T09:26:01.772-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402151@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:26:01 MDT West Valley City police chief stresses ‘cultural awareness’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58389153-78/percent-police-department-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58389153-78/percent-police-department-officers.html.csp">West Valley City police chief stresses ‘cultural awareness’</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="2014-09-09T08:22:24.626-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 08:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Responding to a news report that his department is among the least “racially balanced” in the country, West Valley City Police Chief Lee Russo stressed Monday that his force focuses on being “culturally aware” instead of just “culturally represented.” “The most critical concern is cultural awareness,” Russo said. “To make sure that every officer responds with sensitivity and respect. ... It’s really important to understand the varying cultures represented within the community.” In a story publi...</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> 58389153@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 08:22:24 MDT Letter: WVC frustrates residents who want to cycle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378262-82/valley-west-cycling-cyclists.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378262-82/valley-west-cycling-cyclists.html.csp">Letter: WVC frustrates residents who want to cycle</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:52:02.511-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The recent letter by Thomas Jackson (“West Valley won’t support safe cycling,” August 29) saying that West Valley City is not helping cyclists hit the nail on the head! I have been cycling from west to east across this valley for over 30 years as a commuter or for pleasure, and I have always seen that the ratio of cyclists on the roads or bike trails is about 50 cyclists in the north, east, or south compared to the one cyclist on the west side of the valley. Now I understand the correlation betw...</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> 58378262@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:52:02 MDT