tribtalk - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/tribtalk News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Trib Talk: Millennials and Salt Lake’s downtown (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58352310-231/tribtalk-downtown-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58352310-231/tribtalk-downtown-lake-salt.html.csp">Trib Talk: Millennials and Salt Lake’s downtown (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="2014-09-02T12:34:43.054-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What do millennials want when shopping for a place to call home? Because of the sheer numbers of these young adults, there’s a lot riding on the answer to this question and the Salt Lake Chamber, city leaders and residential developers say they’re trying to make downtown the most attractive option for this crucial demographic. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., economist Pam Perlich, real estate agent Angela Carlson, the Downtown Alliance’s Nick Como and Tribune reporter Tony Semerad join Jennifer Napie...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58352310@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:34:43 MDT 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 Trib Talk: UTA defends against audit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58339614-231/tribtalk-uta-transit-audit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58339614-231/tribtalk-uta-transit-audit.html.csp">Trib Talk: UTA defends against audit</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="2014-08-27T13:01:42.089-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Legislative auditors hammered Utah Transit Authority after a year-long study, concluding the mass transit agency cut deals with developers, has incurred massive debt and overpays its executives. UTA rejected the findings, arguing the agency is recognized as a national transit leader and that its pay scale is less than similarly-sized agencies. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., UTA board chair Rep. Greg Hughes and Sen. John Valentine join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the audit’s conclusions and...</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> 58339614@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:01:42 MDT Trib Talk: Tainted water, wildlife and air quality http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58335516-231/tribtalk-sltrib-com-wildlife.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58335516-231/tribtalk-sltrib-com-wildlife.html.csp">Trib Talk: Tainted water, wildlife and air quality</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="2014-08-26T13:53:41.773-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 01:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Contaminated wastewater from oil and gas mining along the Colorado border is flowing into evaporation ponds in Utah, endangering wildlife and releasing toxic chemicals into the air. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Division of Air Quality director Bryce Bird and former Grand County Commissioner Chris Baird, now of the Canyonlands Watershed Council, join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about why the Grand County violations went unregulated for years and how widespread the environmental issues could...</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> 58335516@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:53:41 MDT Trib Talk: Moderate Mormon women speak out http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58325834-231/tribtalk-women-mormon-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58325834-231/tribtalk-women-mormon-sltrib.html.csp">Trib Talk: Moderate Mormon women speak out</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="2014-08-25T13:01:49.223-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The excommunication of Ordain Women’s Kate Kelly has not silenced LDS women as some feared. Rather, moderate Mormon women are finding more acceptance and more willingness to speak out on the role of women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., author Neylan McBaine, blogger Cynthia Lee and Segullah editor Shelah Miner join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the emerging voice of moderate Mormon feminists. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can...</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> 58325834@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:01:49 MDT Trib Talk: Emmy Awards, movie and TV previews http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58323383-231/tribtalk-talk-movie-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58323383-231/tribtalk-talk-movie-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Emmy Awards, movie and TV previews</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T13:03:45.949-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 01:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Who will win Emmys at the 66th annual event Monday night in Los Angeles? Tribune television critic Scott D. Pierce, movie critic Sean P. Means and food writer Kathy Stephenson talk about the Emmys, movies, MTV VMAs, Top Chef, Doctor Who, bad tippers and more. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+ or texting 801-609-8059. jnpearce@sltrib.com Twitter: @jnpearce</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> 58323383@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:03:45 MDT Trib Talk: Gun rights and city hall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58318121-231/tribtalk-gun-rights-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58318121-231/tribtalk-gun-rights-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Gun rights and city hall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T12:51:18.266-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 12:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cities and towns across Utah are considering loosening their local gun laws, a move prompted by a national gun-rights group. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Second Amendment Foundation attorney Miko Tempski, Steve Gunn of the Gun Violence Prevention Center and Tribune government editor Dan Harrie join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the gun rights battle at the local level. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashta...</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> 58318121@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:51:18 MDT Trib Talk: Ben McAdams on preschools, annexations, bike safety http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58313758-231/tribtalk-sltrib-county-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58313758-231/tribtalk-sltrib-county-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Ben McAdams on preschools, annexations, bike safety</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T12:45:49.094-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 12:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Consider this scenario: Government chips in with a group of private investors to fund a privately run social program, such as a school counseling center or a health clinic. If the program succeeds, government pays back the investors. If it fails, it’s like any risky proposition and they lose their investment. This new approach to public-private partnerships, called the “pay for success” model, has governments across the country — including Salt Lake County — experimenting with it, with promis...</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> 58313758@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:45:49 MDT Trib Talk: Is prison the solution? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58309995-231/tribtalk-prison-com-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58309995-231/tribtalk-prison-com-sltrib.html.csp">Trib Talk: Is prison the solution?</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="2014-08-19T12:41:09.873-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 12:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Non-violent offenders are filling Utah’s prison to the tune of 63 percent of new inmates, a trend that has lawmakers, attorneys, judges and corrections officials worried and wondering if sentencing guidelines really fit the crime. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Department of Corrections director Rollin Cook and Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice director Ron Gordon join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about some of the disconnects between crime and punishment in Utah and ways to fix t...</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> 58309995@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:41:09 MDT Trib Talk: Should college athletes get paid more to play? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58300745-231/tribtalk-college-sltrib-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58300745-231/tribtalk-college-sltrib-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Should college athletes get paid more to play?</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="2014-08-18T12:56:06.855-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 12:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College athletes typically get nominal living stipends, but that’s poised to change. A landmark court ruling and a NCAA decision to negotiate with Power 5 conferences are paving the way for players to make more money, a move many players embrace while others worry about the professionalization of college sports. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., former Utah and Weber State coach Ron McBride and Tribune reporters Kyle Goon and Matthew Piper join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the changing equation 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> 58300745@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:56:06 MDT Trib Talk: Your best bets for weekend fun plus diversity on TV http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58300667-231/tribtalk-diversity-weekend-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58300667-231/tribtalk-diversity-weekend-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Your best bets for weekend fun plus diversity on TV</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T13:27:00.582-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 01:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Want to hear the skinny on your best entertainment options for the weekend? On Friday at 12:15 p.m., The Tribune’s entertainment writers will talk about the weekend’s highlights in movies, music, TV and more. Also on the bill: A discussion of diversity on TV, and a field report on the Utah Symphony’s concerts in the state’s national parks. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+...</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> 58300667@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:27:00 MDT Trib Talk: Room for ridesharing in SLC transport scene? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58293514-231/tribtalk-com-ridesharing-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58293514-231/tribtalk-com-ridesharing-sltrib.html.csp">Trib Talk: Room for ridesharing in SLC transport scene?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T12:53:10.032-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 12:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tech-based ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft have rolled into Utah. They are currently illegal in Salt Lake City, but officials want to pave a way to legalize the activity, much to the chagrin of local taxi companies. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Salt Lake City Mayor Becker’s chief of staff David Everitt, Yellow Cab attorney Don Winder and Tribune reporter Lee Davidson join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to explore whether cabs and ridesharing can peacefully co-exist. Watch this online video chat at ...</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> 58293514@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:53:10 MDT Trib Talk: What’s the future of the polygamist trust? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58289632-231/tribtalk-trust-sltrib-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58289632-231/tribtalk-trust-sltrib-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: What’s the future of the polygamist trust?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T12:56:03.126-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 12:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The state-run trust that manages assets of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is poised to give homes to 20 people even as it issues eviction notices to those who haven’t paid monthly property fees to the trust. Meanwhile, United Effort Plan trust administrator Bruce Wisan has been charged with soliciting a prostitute. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., UEP attorney Jeff Shields, private investigator Sam Brower and Tribune reporter Nate Carlisle join Jennifer Napier-Pearc...</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> 58289632@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:56:03 MDT Trib Talk: Evictions, removing marshals hang over polygamous towns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58238115-231/tribtalk-sltrib-com-towns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58238115-231/tribtalk-sltrib-com-towns.html.csp">Trib Talk: Evictions, removing marshals hang over polygamous towns</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T13:52:36.098-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 01:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Life in the polygamous towns of Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona is in a state of flux. Residents who haven’t paid rent to the state-run trust which controls most of the property in the two towns are facing eviction. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is behind an Arizona-led effort to remove the communities’ entire police force. And Warren Jeffs’ former compound has been converted into a bed and breakfast. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Hildale City Attorney Blake Hamilton, resident Lorin...</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> 58238115@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:52:36 MDT Trib Talk: Battle of the Comic Cons? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58234152-231/tribtalk-comic-con-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58234152-231/tribtalk-comic-con-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Battle of the Comic Cons?</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="2014-07-29T13:45:09.712-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 01:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Who can use the Comic Con name? That’s at the heart of a budding legal dispute between San Diego Comic-Con, the nation’s largest comic book convention, and Salt Lake Comic Con, which drew record crowds to its debut weekend last year. On Tuesday, Salt Lake Comic Con co-founder Bryan Brandenburg, Tribune reporter Michael McFall and others join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the Comic Con trademark tussle and the legal definition of what’s in a name. You can watch this online video chat at sltri...</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> 58234152@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:45:09 MDT Trib Talk: ‘Hercules,’ ‘Lucy’ open and lots of music at venues near you http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58223923-231/tribtalk-hercules-lucy-lots.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58223923-231/tribtalk-hercules-lucy-lots.html.csp">Trib Talk: ‘Hercules,’ ‘Lucy’ open and lots of music at venues near you</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T12:02:43.751-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 12:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune entertainment reporters and pop culture geeks will discuss opening films “Hercules” and “Lucy,” the bevy of country musical offerings all weekend and Red Butte Garden’s triple header early in the week. Also up for discussion, violence in television and upcoming TV programming. Join the conversation by submitting questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+, or in the comment section below this story. You can also send texts to 801-609-80...</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> 58223923@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:02:43 MDT Utah Lit: “Stars Go Blue” http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58211864-231/tribtalk-lit-utah-blue.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58211864-231/tribtalk-lit-utah-blue.html.csp">Utah Lit: “Stars Go Blue”</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T13:02:09.774-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 01:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ben and Renny Cross spent decades together living the ranching life and raising a family on the Colorado rangeland. But the murder of their daughter and an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis tear them apart, leading them to live on opposite ends of “Hell’s Bottom” ranch and to plan very different versions of the future. So begins Laura Pritchett’s novel, “Stars Go Blue.” On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune reporters Ellen Fagg Weist, Kathy Stephenson and Jennifer Napier-Pearce discuss life and deat...</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> 58211864@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:02:09 MDT Trib Talk: NASA honors astronomer Patrick Wiggins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58207616-231/tribtalk-wiggins-astronomer-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58207616-231/tribtalk-wiggins-astronomer-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: NASA honors astronomer Patrick Wiggins</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="2014-07-22T12:33:08.222-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 12:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Patrick Wiggins loves the night sky. After 26 years at the Hansen Planetarium and the past 12 years as a volunteer Solar System Ambassador, Wiggins will receive NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal, the same award given to astronomer Carl Sagan, sci-fi writer Robert Heinlein and ‘Star Trek’ creator Gene Roddenberry. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Wiggins and Tribune astronomy reporter Sheena McFarland join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about Wiggins’ honor, his continuing fascination with 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> 58207616@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:33:08 MDT Trib Talk: Chatting with new NEA leader Lily Eskelsen García http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58174635-231/tribtalk-eskelsen-com-garcía.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58174635-231/tribtalk-eskelsen-com-garcía.html.csp">Trib Talk: Chatting with new NEA leader Lily Eskelsen García</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="2014-07-21T16:26:44.759-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 04:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Come September, a former Utah elementary school teacher will lead the nation’s largest teacher’s union. Lily Eskelsen García has been elected president of the National Education Association, vowing to push back on standardized tests and the privatization of public schools. On Monday at 12:30 p.m., Eskelsen García joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about high-stakes testing, class sizes, immigration and other lessons she learned in Utah classrooms. You can watch this online video chat at sltri...</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> 58174635@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:26:44 MDT Trib Talk: Rethinking Salt Lake City’s Hive Pass? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58157440-231/tribtalk-pass-com-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58157440-231/tribtalk-pass-com-sltrib.html.csp">Trib Talk: Rethinking Salt Lake City’s Hive Pass?</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="2014-07-08T13:23:37.305-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 01:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sales of an all-season transit pass in Salt Lake City have been underwhelming, a fact that has caught the attention of the Utah Transit Authority and city leaders. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Salt Lake City spokesman Art Raymond, Bill Tibbitts of Crossroads Urban Center and Tribune reporter Lee Davidson join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the future of the Hive Pass and what it will take to get more Utahns on buses and trains.  You can watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also...</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> 58157440@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:23:37 MDT