VOLUNTEERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VOLUNTEERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Invest time and effort in politics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174189-82/candidates-volunteer-parties-party.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174189-82/candidates-volunteer-parties-party.html.csp">Letter: Invest time and effort in politics</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:20:02.531-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Americans love competition. Let the best person win. In Utah, we volunteer time and donate to churches, youth sports, scouting and the environment. These worthy endeavors need dedicated volunteers and financial donations to achieve their goals. Another volunteer effort many of us take for granted affects the many ways we are taxed and charged fees for government services. It determines the laws and regulations we must obey. It’s politics. All political parties are run by volunteers and financed...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58174189@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:20:02 MDT Troubled St. George Animal Shelter has been revamped http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58080708-78/animal-shelter-george-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58080708-78/animal-shelter-george-http.html.csp">Troubled St. George Animal Shelter has been revamped</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="2014-06-19T22:01:58.914-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Less than a year after local organizations complained about poor conditions at the St. George Animal Shelter, the city is holding a grand re-opening and open house to show off changes at the facility. The event is scheduled to begin 10 a.m. Saturday at the shelter, 605 E. Waterworks Drive, with a ribbon cutting and a live radio broadcast sponsored by Canyon Media. Light refreshments will be served until 1 p.m. and tours of the remodeled shelter will be held until 5 p.m. Half-off animal adopti...</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> 58080708@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:01:58 MDT 50 years ago, ‘Freedom Summer’ changed South, US http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58068350-68/deberry-mississippi-summer-futorian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58068350-68/deberry-mississippi-summer-futorian.html.csp">50 years ago, ‘Freedom Summer’ changed South, US</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALLEN G. BREED and SHARON COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T11:17:02.184-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Holly Springs, Miss. • As a teenager growing up in a Jim Crow society, Roy DeBerry wasn’t waiting for white folks to come down to Mississippi and “save” him. But in the summer of 1964, the factory worker’s son was very glad to see people like Aviva Futorian. The young history teacher from the affluent Chicago suburbs was among hundreds of volunteers — mostly Northern white college students — who descended on Mississippi during what came to be known as “Freedom Summer.” They came to register blac...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580683502014-06-14T11:17:02.184-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-14T11:17:02.184-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58068350@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 11:17:02 MDT Video: Volunteers aid wild goose chase at Liberty Park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58065183-78/geese-park-wild-birds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58065183-78/geese-park-wild-birds.html.csp">Video: Volunteers aid wild goose chase at Liberty Park</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="2014-06-13T22:30:19.723-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kids are usually told to leave wildlife alone. But Friday, children and other volunteers gleefully chased geese into a pen at Liberty Park during the annual urban goose round up. Heidee Talbot and her sisters, Hollee and Allison, lifted geese with confidence, unafraid of being bit. As a volunteer for the past three summers, 19-year-old Heidee Talbot knows the trick to calming a bird: Tuck its head under a wing to fool it into thinking it’s asleep, and hold its feet together. “We thought it was ...</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> 58065183@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:30:19 MDT