WASATCH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WASATCH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Lit book club for August: “Utah Reflections” (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58347341-231/tribtalk-utah-book-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58347341-231/tribtalk-utah-book-club.html.csp">Utah Lit book club for August: “Utah Reflections” (video)</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="2014-08-29T15:29:05.852-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 03:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steeped as much in its religious roots as in its identity as a mountain playground, the Wasatch Front is home to an increasing diversity of voices. A collection of essays - “Utah Reflections: Stories from the Wasatch Front” - captures a few voices from this place, with authors and poets drawing on geography and culture to give a glimpse of life in urban Utah.  On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune reporter Kathy Stephenson and columnist Ann Cannon join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss how water, sno...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58347341@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:29:05 MDT Letter: Gale Dick was a true citizen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58258787-82/gale-dick-canyons-save.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58258787-82/gale-dick-canyons-save.html.csp">Letter: Gale Dick was a true citizen</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T09:26:02.506-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gale Dick, the co-founder of Save Our Canyons who died last week, showed us the meaning of citizenship. He fell in love with our backyard wilderness and worked for four decades to protect the Wasatch from thoughtless development. Gale did so by leading his little band of volunteers at Save Our Canyons, spending countless hours speaking for the community, challenging shoddy environmental impact statements that favored what he called the “rapacious” ski industry. He unfailingly spoke up to voice 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> 58258787@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:26:02 MDT View home prices in your ZIP code http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241703-79/prices-code-housing-view.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241703-79/prices-code-housing-view.html.csp">View home prices in your ZIP code</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T09:10:47.901-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Housing prices are rising along much of the Wasatch Front, but sales are falling — still. To view the latest housing prices by ZIP code, go to http://bit.ly/1u0twn3.</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> 58241703@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:10:47 MDT Heber named among Top 10 small U.S. towns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211097-78/towns-com-heber-livability.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211097-78/towns-com-heber-livability.html.csp">Heber named among Top 10 small U.S. towns</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="2014-07-23T21:25:08.389-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Heber City was named Tuesday as one of the nation’s Top 10 small towns in which to live. The Wasatch County city popped up at No. 8 on Livability.com’s list, behind Los Alamos, N.M.; Northfield, Minn.; Lebanon, N.H.; Hood River, Ore.; Port Angeles, Wash.; Glenwood Springs, Colo.; and Spearfish, S.D. Heber (population 13,000) finished just ahead of Traverse City, Mich., and Hailey, Idaho. Heber’s “low crime rate, good schools and excellent health-care system attract families to the area and help...</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> 58211097@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:25:08 MDT Inflation rising faster in Utah than around country http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210909-79/percent-prices-average-front.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210909-79/percent-prices-average-front.html.csp">Inflation rising faster in Utah than around country</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T16:06:20.787-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 04:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Consumer prices along the Wasatch Front rose more rapidly in June than they did elsewhere in the country. But over the past year, the rate of inflation in Utah’s population center (1.8 percent) remains below the national average (2.1 percent), according to the Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index (CPI) report released Tuesday. Zions spokeswoman Heidi Prokop said Wasatch Front prices rose 0.6 percent between May and June, three times the national increase (0.2 percent). Transportation 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> 58210909@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:06:20 MDT Gale Dick, co-founder of Save Our Canyons, dies at 88 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201363-78/dick-canyons-save-tim.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201363-78/dick-canyons-save-tim.html.csp">Gale Dick, co-founder of Save Our Canyons, dies at 88</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="2014-07-19T23:01:35.29-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After traveling the world, Gale Dick, a retired University of Utah physics professor, decided the best place he had ever visited was in his own backyard. “The most amazing place I’ve ever been, the most stunning place in the world is the Lone Peak Cirque, without a doubt. It is truly a magnificent and wonderful place,” Dick said a few years ago, according to Carl Fisher, executive director of Save Our Canyons. That love of the Wasatch Mountains, as well as of the community, prompted Dick to 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> 58201363@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:01:35 MDT College hockey: BYU, Utah, USU, Weber to face off in Wasatch Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58161035-77/team-tournament-utah-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58161035-77/team-tournament-utah-cup.html.csp">College hockey: BYU, Utah, USU, Weber to face off in Wasatch Cup</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="2014-07-09T17:36:28.041-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College hockey bragging rights in the Beehive State can now be claimed, thanks to the formation of the Wasatch Cup, a tournament that will feature BYU, Utah, Utah State and Weber State. The debut of the annual tournament is scheduled for Jan. 30-31, 2015 at the Salt lake City Sports Complex. The tournament site will rotate between the four school every year. The tournament matchups will be decided by the third ACHA West Ranking, to be released on Dec. 15. The highest-ranked team will play 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> 58161035@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:28 MDT