WINTER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WINTER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Uinta Basin cooks up bad winter air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477367-78/ozone-basin-emissions-uinta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58477367-78/ozone-basin-emissions-uinta.html.csp">Uinta Basin cooks up bad winter air</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="2014-10-01T22:06:59.842-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new study led by federal scientists is shedding light on the complex photochemical reactions that often push wintertime ozone concentrations in the Uinta Basin over the federal limit. Data gathered over the past three years shows colder, snowier conditions lead to more ozone formation, according to a paper published Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA. The basin does not have a lot of people and cars, but it is awash in volatile organic compound (VOC) e...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58477367@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:06:59 MDT Sports briefs: Oslo pulls its bid for 2022 Winter Games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58478977-77/athletes-oslo-games-bid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58478977-77/athletes-oslo-games-bid.html.csp">Sports briefs: Oslo pulls its bid for 2022 Winter Games</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T22:37:43.54-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">OLYMPICS • The Olympics that no one seems to want is down to just two candidates. Oslo became the latest city to drop its bid for the 2022 Winter Games after the Norwegian government rejected financial backing for the project on Wednesday amid concerns the games were too costly. Oslo’s exit leaves Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, as the only two contenders. Oslo is the fourth city to pull out of a race that has been thrown into turmoil in the wake of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, where the ove...</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> 58478977@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:37:43 MDT Oslo latest city to drop out of 2022 Olympic race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58477271-77/oslo-ioc-games-olympics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58477271-77/oslo-ioc-games-olympics.html.csp">Oslo latest city to drop out of 2022 Olympic race</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="2014-10-01T22:37:43.947-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oslo, Norway • The Olympics that no one seems to want is down to just two candidates. Oslo became the latest city to drop its bid for the 2022 Winter Games after the Norwegian government rejected financial backing for the project on Wednesday amid concerns the games were too costly. Oslo’s exit leaves Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, as the only two contenders. Oslo is the fourth city to pull out of a race that has been thrown into turmoil in the wake of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, where the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584772712014-10-01T22:37:43.947-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T22:37:43.947-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58477271@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:37:43 MDT Lindsey Vonn to promote 2016 Winter Youth Games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58472307-77/games-vonn-winter-youth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58472307-77/games-vonn-winter-youth.html.csp">Lindsey Vonn to promote 2016 Winter Youth Games</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T16:10:13.33-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lausanne, Switzerland • Lindsey Vonn will help promote the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. The IOC says the American skier will serve as an ambassador for the games, the same role she held for the inaugural Winter Youth Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, in 2012. Vonn won the gold medal in the downhill at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. She missed the 2014 Sochi Games because of a right knee injury. She joins Norwegian skier Kjetil Jansrud as an ambassador for Lillehammer, which hos...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584723072014-10-01T16:10:13.33-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T16:10:13.33-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58472307@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:10:13 MDT Winter sports: Women get go-ahead to compete in 4-man bobsled http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58457120-77/teams-bobsled-women-ferriani.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58457120-77/teams-bobsled-women-ferriani.html.csp">Winter sports: Women get go-ahead to compete in 4-man bobsled</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T23:25:11.864-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Call it four-man bobsled still, but women can start taking part in the event this season. Bobsled’s world governing body, known as the FIBT, has opened the four-man competitions to mixed gender teams. Teams consisting of a female pilot driving and men push-starting the bob could now be seen on the World Cup circuit from December and at the world championships in February next year. “I strongly believe women can drive a four-man and be competitive,” FIBT President Ivo Ferriani said in a...</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> 58457120@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:25:11 MDT Rape joke on ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Family Guy’ crossover episode draws attention http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58450318-223/joke-family-rape-guy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58450318-223/joke-family-rape-guy.html.csp">Rape joke on ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Family Guy’ crossover episode draws attention</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BAUDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T11:17:43.642-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Fox network isn’t responding to suggestions that it edit its upcoming crossover episode of “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy” to remove a joke where the punch line is “your sister’s being raped.” The line appears in Sunday’s much-awaited special where Bart Simpson and his family hang around with Stewie and the rest of the “Family Guy” crew, and has already circulated in a trailer for the episode that Fox released online over the summer. It punctuates a scene in which the incorrigible...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584503182014-09-24T11:17:43.642-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T11:17:43.642-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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While other U.S. carriers are bolstering their operations, United’s reductions will pare first-quarter 2015 seating capacity by 6.3 percent, Daniel McKenzie, a Buckingham Research Group analyst, said in a report Monday. The pullback is steepest on domestic U.S. routes and flights to Tokyo, according to McKenzie’s analysis of published airline schedules. The shift is part of United’s strategy...</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> 58443263@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:13:01 MDT Heated driveways: Goodbye to the snow shovel? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58279346-79/heated-says-driveway-winter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58279346-79/heated-says-driveway-winter.html.csp">Heated driveways: Goodbye to the snow shovel?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DIANA MARSZALEK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T17:44:25.974-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While the rest of the neighborhood was digging out, Alex Geier had little problem leaving his Hinsdale, Illinois, house around 7:30 each morning last winter, no matter how much snow had piled up during the night. No, Geier didn’t pay some kid to shovel at the crack of dawn, and he didn’t hire a private plow service. He and his family were able to navigate even snowy mornings with relative ease thanks to a heated driveway, which melts snow as soon as it hits it. “It’s a classic example how you c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582793462014-09-12T17:44:25.974-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T17:44:25.974-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279346@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:44:25 MDT Movie review: ‘Dolphin Tale 2’ has a mission beyond melodrama http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58396100-223/dolphin-winter-tale-config.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58396100-223/dolphin-winter-tale-config.html.csp">Movie review: ‘Dolphin Tale 2’ has a mission beyond melodrama</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T12:40:25.768-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">All the stars, human and cetacean, return for “Dolphin Tale 2,” a sweet and sometimes sappy story of animals and the people who care for them. Director Charles Martin Smith also returns, this time doubling as screenwriter, to tell the further story of Winter, the dolphin who lost her tail and was fitted with a prosthetic one. When Winter’s companion dolphin, Panama, dies of old age, marine biologist Clay Haskett (Harry Connick Jr.) dodges corporate pressure and a USDA inspector (played by Smith...</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> 58396100@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:40:25 MDT Kirby: Winterize now — or pay later http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353277-78/winter-kirby-snow-robert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353277-78/winter-kirby-snow-robert.html.csp">Kirby: Winterize now — or pay later</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="2014-09-02T09:20:08.66-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Robert Kirby is on vacation. This is a reprint of an earlier column. You can feel it, can’t you? The air is cooler and leaves have started to turn. Summer is leaving. Winter is an inch away on the thermometer. Autumn will officially begin soon. It’s not so bad. There’s football, burning leaves, carving jack-o-lanterns and the new TV lineup. As they go, fall is one of the more tolerable seasons. Unfortunately, it doesn’t stay autumn for long. Fall eventually becomes winter, and winter around ...</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> 58353277@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:20:08 MDT Farmers’ Almanac predicts another nasty winter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58331167-68/almanac-farmers-forecasts-winter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58331167-68/almanac-farmers-forecasts-winter.html.csp">Farmers’ Almanac predicts another nasty winter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID SHARP</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T10:31:02.528-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 10:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lewiston, Maine • The folks at the Farmers’ Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it. Memories of the polar vortex and relentless snowstorms won’t soon be forgotten. And the editors of the publication are predicting more of the same for the coming season. “Shivery and shovelry are back. We’re calling for some frigid conditions, bitter conditions,” said managing editor Sandi Duncan. The lates...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583311672014-08-24T10:31:02.528-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-24T10:31:02.528-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331167@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:31:02 MDT Utah beekeepers say fewer of the insects died last winter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58294176-78/survey-utah-beekeepers-colonies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58294176-78/survey-utah-beekeepers-colonies.html.csp">Utah beekeepers say fewer of the insects died last winter</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="2014-08-19T15:44:20.943-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 03:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If results of a Utah Department of Agriculture and Food survey are any indication, there’s a lot of buzz going on in Utah’s backyards. Beekeeping has increased as a hobby and as a second source of income, the department said in a report on the Overwintering Survey 2013-2014, posted this summer on its website. Of the 303 beekeepers who responded to the survey last spring, 52 percent did not own hives the previous year. The agriculture department also said that fewer colonies died last winter than...</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> 58294176@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:44:20 MDT