VALLEY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VALLEY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Buddhists building new temple in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57829018-78/temple-buddhist-cambodian-community.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57829018-78/temple-buddhist-cambodian-community.html.csp">Buddhists building new temple in Utah</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="2014-04-21T07:24:34.581-06:00">Updated Apr 21, 2014 07:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • After operating for more than two decades in a small converted garage, members of Wat Buddhikaram, the state’s only Cambodian Buddhist temple, are expanding the facility. And they’re paying cash for everything. The faithful and their friends are donating their money and their labor to construct the Sala Chhan, a multipurpose building that will provide a place to practice Buddhism and preserve Cambodian culture. In just a short time, the nonprofit Utah Cambodian Community Budd...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57829018@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:24:34 MDT Magnitude 3.2 earthquake jolts western Utah, USGS says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57840938-78/earthquake-quake-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57840938-78/earthquake-quake-lake-salt.html.csp">Magnitude 3.2 earthquake jolts western Utah, USGS says</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="2014-04-19T22:23:21.078-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 10:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 3.2-magnitude earthquake shook the west side of the Salt Lake Valley on Saturday night. Salt Lake County dispatchers confirmed the earthquake — they should know, they felt it. A dispatcher said the moderate quake lasted few seconds at their West Valley City office, and that they fielded calls about the shake, too. There were no immediate reports of damage connected to the 9:23 p.m. quake. The epicenter of the quake was roughly near Tooele, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. mmcfall@slt...</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> 57840938@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:23:21 MDT Two-car accident in West Valley City sends two people to hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57837386-78/amp-bangerter-4100-accident.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57837386-78/amp-bangerter-4100-accident.html.csp">Two-car accident in West Valley City sends two people to hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:53:31.79-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A two-car crash snarled traffic Friday afternoon in West Valley City and sent two people to the hospital. The crash happened at 1:16 p.m. when a northbound Honda car jumped the center median on Bangerter Highway near 4100 South, according West Valley City police Sgt. Chad Evans. The Honda then collided head on with a southbound SUV. The driver of the Honda, a man in his 20s, was in critical condition following the accident. The SUV driver, a woman, suffered serious but non-life threatening inj...</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> 57837386@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:53:31 MDT West Valley City rejects plan for Jordan River Marketplace http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57786621-79/area-ascent-center-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57786621-79/area-ascent-center-council.html.csp">West Valley City rejects plan for Jordan River Marketplace</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="2014-04-16T13:57:55.742-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 01:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • For years, officials of the state’s second-largest city envisioned a multicultural center of shops and restaurants next to the Jordan River that would showcase the diversity of the community and serve as a destination spot. But the Jordan River Marketplace struggled to get off the ground and now the West Valley City Council has put the project on hold indefinitely. The council voted unanimously late last month to reject Ascent Construction’s proposal for the first phase of 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> 57786621@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:57:55 MDT West Valley City police look for gunman who shot through apartment wall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827551-78/police-west-apartment-shooting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827551-78/police-west-apartment-shooting.html.csp">West Valley City police look for gunman who shot through apartment wall</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="2014-04-17T14:04:42.839-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 02:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City police were investigating a shooting that sent a teenaged apartment dweller to the hospital Wednesday. WVCPD spokeswoman Roxanne Vainuku confirmed the shooting was reported about 11:50 a.m. at 4545 S. Dean Drive (3825 West), an apartment building just west of Bangerter Highway. Witnesses told police that a man drove a dark sedan into the complex’s parking lot, began arguing with several people and then fired a handgun twice. Both bullets went through the wall of the two-story 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> 57827551@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:04:42 MDT West Valley City OKs urban chickens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822846-78/chickens-ordinance-council-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822846-78/chickens-ordinance-council-valley.html.csp">West Valley City OKs urban chickens</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="2014-04-16T10:54:22.091-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance that defines female chickens as “household pets,” a designation that allows hens in residential neighborhoods. Until now, chickens were permitted only in agricultural areas in Utah’s second-largest city. The ordinance permits each household to have a total of four pets; for example, a resident could have two dogs and two chickens, or one cat and three chickens. Roosters are still banned. West Valley City Council members, who vo...</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> 57822846@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:54:22 MDT Oil found in other Grand Staircase monument washes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802284-78/oil-wash-valley-spill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802284-78/oil-wash-valley-spill.html.csp">Oil found in other Grand Staircase monument washes</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="2014-04-11T09:23:40.74-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Federal officials are now finding old oil deposits in drainages in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument near the one found carpeted with oil last month. The new finds suggest that petrochemical contamination from the Upper Valley oil field is more widespread than previously known, yet has only gotten serious consideration in recent weeks. The oil appears to have been deliberately covered with dirt and gravel in a manner consistent with remediation techniques of the 1970s. Monument sp...</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> 57802284@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:23:40 MDT West Valley: Mall fire scare much ado about burning garbage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57801750-78/mall-fire-valley-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57801750-78/mall-fire-valley-west.html.csp">West Valley: Mall fire scare much ado about burning garbage</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="2014-04-10T09:48:37.552-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ah, that fragrance of burning garbage in the morning. It smells like . . . a West Valley City Fire Department call. WVCFD spokesman Bob Fitzgerald said crews rushed to the Valley Fair Mall, 3601 S. Constitution Avenue (2700 West), about 6:30 a.m. after employees arriving for work noticed a smoky haze inside the mall. Firefighters soon found the source of the smoke — a smoldering Dumpster. Crews doused the trash bin and set up ventilation fans to clear the air, and the mall opened for its daily 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> 57801750@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:48:37 MDT BLM studying how to contain Grand Staircase oil damage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57791257-78/oil-spill-wash-blm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57791257-78/oil-spill-wash-blm.html.csp">BLM studying how to contain Grand Staircase oil damage</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="2014-04-10T07:40:02.43-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 07:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A “pinhole” leak that went undetected for weeks, possibly months, is responsible for the oil now matting a desert wash in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, according to officials probing the spill discovered last month. Bureau of Land Management officials are figuring out how to monitor and contain the mess, but they say leaving the oil in place will likely pose the least threat to the fragile desert ecosystems at the headwaters of the Escalante River. The Upper Valley oil field, ...</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> 57791257@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:40:02 MDT Editorial: Citation cannot be trusted with public land http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743811-82/oil-company-spill-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57743811-82/oil-company-spill-public.html.csp">Editorial: Citation cannot be trusted with public land</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T05:16:10.359-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 05:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An oil spill on sensitive public lands is bad. Failing to report and clean up an oil spill is unlawful and deserving of tough penalties. Allowing a company to continue with its negligent ways after its first oil spill, or failing to demand that the culprit restore the public land and compensate taxpayers is government malfeasance. Hikers in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument discovered oil that had spread over a 4-mile stretch of Little Valley Wash. The spill is the second incident...</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> 57743811@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:16:10 MDT Ski Lift of the Week • Sultan Express at Deer Valley Resort http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57723431-117/express-sultan-deer-lift.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57723431-117/express-sultan-deer-lift.html.csp">Ski Lift of the Week • Sultan Express at Deer Valley Resort</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T16:41:04.244-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Type • High-speed quad Vertical rise • 1,760 feet Number of runs • 12 Difficulty • Intermediate and advanced Why try it • Some of Deer Valley’s steepest, fastest runs The ride • After riding Carpenter Express or Silver Lake Express to mid-mountain, there are three ways to reach Sultan’s loading terminal. Taking Sterling Express is the easiest, but to get to Sultan’s slopes you have to circle Bald Mountain. You can take the gentle McHenry cat-track run to Wasatch Express lift, which also goes 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> 57723431@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:41:04 MDT Another oil leak reported in southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765696-78/citation-forest-harris-leak.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765696-78/citation-forest-harris-leak.html.csp">Another oil leak reported in southern Utah</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="2014-04-03T19:12:11.803-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 07:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Days after an unreported Citation Oil and Gas Corp. spill within the Grand Staircase came to light, the U.S. Forest Service announced Wednesday a second leak from the same company. The size of the spill in Dixie National Forest remains uncertain, according to Forest Service spokesman Joe Harris. He said the agency is unsure whether the leak exceeds 10 barrels, the prerequisite for a “reportable incident” under federal guidelines. But it could be much larger, Harris said. “We wanted to get this...</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> 57765696@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:12:11 MDT Escalante residents tour ‘Little Valdez’ oil spill site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57749747-78/oil-wash-spill-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57749747-78/oil-wash-spill-valley.html.csp">Escalante residents tour ‘Little Valdez’ oil spill site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T13:45:37.725-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 01:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Escalante • The oil caking a desert wash in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument first cascaded down a steep gully, seeming to originate from under a spur road serving an outlying well in the old Upper Valley oil field. Clambering up the gully Saturday, local outfitter Nate Waggoner tried to reconstruct how the liquid moved. He noted the telltale stains left as the oil poured over sandstone blocks and logs before hitting Little Valley Wash. The spill now smothers a 1.5-mile stretch o...</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> 57749747@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:45:37 MDT Calls mount for charging decision in Danielle Willard shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57743572-78/gill-decision-willard-shooting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57743572-78/gill-decision-willard-shooting.html.csp">Calls mount for charging decision in Danielle Willard shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T18:14:42.17-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 06:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s been nearly 16 months since West Valley City police officers shot and killed Danielle Willard during a drug investigation. At this point, there may be one thing people on all sides agree upon. They would like a decision about whether Officers Shaun Cowley and Kevin Salmon will face criminal charges. Cowley and Salmon want a decision. Willard’s mother wants a decision. The Fraternal Order of Police wants a decision. West Valley City government — which is still paying Salmon while the decis...</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> 57743572@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:14:42 MDT Kirby: A thing or two West Valley City should know about chickens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57744809-80/chickens-kirby-chicken-robert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57744809-80/chickens-kirby-chicken-robert.html.csp">Kirby: A thing or two West Valley City should know about chickens</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T01:01:03.225-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, there was a herd of chickens in front of my house. Chickens are not unusual where I live but even in Herriman we don’t get entire packs of them running loose in the streets. These were chickens in a peck pack, totally without collars, licenses and muzzles. I’m guessing they weren’t even microchipped. Don’t act like chipping a chicken has never been done. If it was a special chicken — say a champion cockfighting rooster known as the “Beak of Death”— an owner/manager might want some wa...</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> 57744809@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Lake Bonneville floods Salt Lake Valley in this panorama http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57748874-226/lake-bonneville-valley-gigapan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57748874-226/lake-bonneville-valley-gigapan.html.csp">Lake Bonneville floods Salt Lake Valley in this panorama</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="2014-03-29T22:34:13.512-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ever wondered what the Salt Lake Valley would look like if Lake Bonneville suddenly came back? Sam Funston was curious too, so he took a photo of the valley from South Mountain in Draper and edited in the water level from thousands of years ago with Photoshop, according to his Facebook page. Since he posted the result to Gigapan, we can all experience the Waterworld-esque imaging in an interactive panoramic view. A warming, drying climate caused Lake Bonneville to shrink before reaching its mode...</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> 57748874@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:34:13 MDT Washington slide survivor says ‘wave’ of mud hit home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57743488-68/youngblood-mud-darrington-dooper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57743488-68/youngblood-mud-darrington-dooper.html.csp">Washington slide survivor says ‘wave’ of mud hit home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MANUEL VALDES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T11:45:55.687-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Darrington, Wash. • The roar of the hillside collapsing was so loud that Robin Youngblood thought an airplane had crashed. But when she looked out the window of her mobile home, all she saw was a wall of mud racing across her beloved river valley toward her home. “All I could say was ‘Oh my God’ and then it hit us,” Youngblood told The Associated Press Thursday. “Like a wave hit our mobile home and pushed it up. It tore the roof off of the house. When we stopped moving we were full of mud everyw...</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> 57743488@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:45:55 MDT Valley Fair Mall has risen from near-death experience http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57727909-79/valley-mall-west-fair.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57727909-79/valley-mall-west-fair.html.csp">Valley Fair Mall has risen from near-death experience</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="2014-03-28T14:27:56.346-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 02:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • Call the Valley Fair Mall the Lazarus of shopping centers. In 2004 and 2005, it was almost dead. Owned by an indifferent out-of-state real estate company, it looked as though it would be razed like the Cottonwood Mall and replaced by a few large box stores. But Valley Fair, which opened with great fanfare in 1969, refused to die despite benign neglect. When a shop closed, another tenant was usually there to take its place. A combination of redevelopment agency investments by...</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> 57727909@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:27:56 MDT Hikers find unreported oil spill into Grand Staircase monument http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728795-78/oil-spill-wash-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728795-78/oil-spill-wash-valley.html.csp">Hikers find unreported oil spill into Grand Staircase monument</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="2014-03-26T22:53:11.269-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Federal officials are investigating an apparent spill from an aging Garfield County oil field that has contaminated a wash flowing into Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. The Bureau of Land Management’s Utah state office, which administers the monument, sent a team to examine the leak Wednesday, a day after receiving photographs from hikers who discovered oil damage over a 4-mile stretch of Little Valley Wash. The spill, which may have occurred years ago, is the second time in as many ...</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> 57728795@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:53:11 MDT With activists’ help, West Valley City shelter earns no-kill status http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733847-78/shelter-friends-cats-animal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733847-78/shelter-friends-cats-animal.html.csp">With activists’ help, West Valley City shelter earns no-kill status</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="2014-03-26T21:48:54.03-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • Less than two years after West Valley City and Best Friends Animal Society teamed up to reduce the euthanasia rate at the community shelter, the facility has achieved no-kill status. The West Valley City-Taylorsville Animal Shelter now has a 90 percent save rate, which is considered by national groups to be no-kill, according to Layne Morris, director of the city’s Community Preservation Department. He said public shelters are required to take in all animals, which generally ...</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> 57733847@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:48:54 MDT