WINTER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WINTER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58194279-223/blues-winter-guitar-legend.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58194279-223/blues-winter-guitar-legend.html.csp">Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T09:53:02.392-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, known for his lightning-fast blues guitar riffs, his striking long white hair and his collaborations with the likes of Jimi Hendrix and childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died. He was 70. Winter was a leading light among the white blues guitar players, including Eric Clapton and the late Stevie Ray Vaughan, who followed in the footsteps of the earlier Chicago blues masters. Winter idolized Waters — and got a chance to produce some of the blues legend’s mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581942792014-07-17T09:53:02.392-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T09:53:02.392-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194279@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:53:02 MDT Olympic champion Ted Ligety pays visit to Utah youths http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58156692-78/ligety-olympic-utah-champion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58156692-78/ligety-olympic-utah-champion.html.csp">Olympic champion Ted Ligety pays visit to Utah youths</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T07:40:21.361-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 07:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A batch of Utah youths enjoyed a golden opportunity Monday to meet an Olympic champion. Park City’s Ted Ligety, two-time Olympic gold medalist in alpine skiing, visited with kids attending a YMCA Summer Day Camp in Taylorsville. Ligety — who finished first in the giant slalom at the Sochi Winter Games in Russia last February and captured the combined crown at Torino, Italy, in 2006 — was among a group of partners supporting the YMCA of Northern Utah, along with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Assoc...</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> 58156692@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:40:21 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - July 7, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58158907-227/photo-staff-olympics-taylorsville.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58158907-227/photo-staff-olympics-taylorsville.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - July 7, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T22:46:01.846-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake TribuneChildren get to hold Olympic champion Ted Ligety's gold medal from the Sochi Oympics during his visit to the Taylorsville YMCA Summer Day Camp in Taylorsville, Utah Monday, July 7, 2014. This past winter the YMCA of Northern Utah partnered with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, National Winter Sports Education, Ted Ligety and Park City Mountain Resort to give youth in the YMCA programs a chance to learn how to ski. Read more</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> 58158907@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:46:01 MDT Almaty, Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58156808-77/games-ioc-bid-almaty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58156808-77/games-ioc-bid-almaty.html.csp">Almaty, Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN WILSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T17:26:25.9-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lausanne, Switzerland • As the IOC seeks to dispel concerns the Olympics are too expensive, two former host cities and one former also-ran advanced to the final phase Monday in the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games. Left with little choice following the previous withdrawal of three candidates, the International Olympic Committee on Monday retained the three cities that were still alive. The Kazakh city of Almaty, Beijing and Oslo made the list of finalists. Whether Oslo stays in until next...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581568082014-07-08T17:26:25.9-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T17:26:25.9-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156808@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:26:25 MDT Olympics: Is Salt Lake ready to host another Olympic Games? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58138176-77/games-olympic-2002-olympics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58138176-77/games-olympic-2002-olympics.html.csp">Olympics: Is Salt Lake ready to host another Olympic Games?</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="2014-07-03T22:50:11.668-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The rumble is one of anticipation. It still blares at the Utah Olympic Park, the sound of an approaching bobsled whipping turns around the same chutes that produced gilded moments on frigid nights in Park City more than 12 years ago. The same can be said a few miles southeast in the shadow of towering Mount Timpanogos, as cross-country skiers crowd the snowy lanes at Soldier Hollow, digging skis into the ground, pushing toward gaining momentum. Ditto for the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, which 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> 58138176@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:50:11 MDT Utah forecast: A matter of fire and ice, snow and heat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58077832-78/weather-utah-fire-ice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58077832-78/weather-utah-fire-ice.html.csp">Utah forecast: A matter of fire and ice, snow and heat</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="2014-06-17T22:02:21.611-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fire and ice: an epitaph for the planet — or more immediately, a good way to sum up Utah’s weather entering the midweek. “Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice,” the poet Robert Frost wrote. Northeastern Utah, ignoring stereotypical June, gets some of the ice, with a Winter Weather Advisory in effect until noon Wednesday in the northern and central mountains. “It is snowing as hard here as it snows in any time in the winter,” said Wanship resident Gwen Woolstenhulme, unable to se...</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> 58077832@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:02:21 MDT Utah snowmobilers rejoice — study supports winter road closures http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58064606-90/pass-road-scribd-winter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58064606-90/pass-road-scribd-winter.html.csp">Utah snowmobilers rejoice — study supports winter road closures</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T22:30:19.834-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After a year of study, the Utah Department of Transportation says year-round operation of eight mountain highways that now close in winter is not worth the cost — which is what snowmobilers who use the roads when closed hoped to hear. But the draft study presented Friday to the Utah Transportation Commission keeps the door open a bit to allow year-round operation someday of Guardsman Pass between Park City and Big Cottonwood Canyon — depending on findings of other ongoing studies about Wasatch c...</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> 58064606@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:30:19 MDT