tribtalk - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/tribtalk News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Trib Talk: Caring for family caregivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58143633-231/tribtalk-utah-caregivers-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58143633-231/tribtalk-utah-caregivers-family.html.csp">Trib Talk: Caring for family caregivers</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="2014-07-07T13:22:31.19-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 01:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new national report card shows that family caregivers in Utah are stressed, don’t have enough time to recharge and need more training on how to care for their older or disabled loved ones. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., AARP Utah director Alan Ormsby, Nick Zullo with Utah Coalition for Caregiver Support and Nancy Madsen with the Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the study and how caregivers can find the resources they need to avoid burning out.  You...</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> 58143633@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:22:31 MDT Trib Talk: Kirby on shooting dogs, bowling balls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58138933-231/tribtalk-kirby-sltrib-balls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58138933-231/tribtalk-kirby-sltrib-balls.html.csp">Trib Talk: Kirby on shooting dogs, bowling balls</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="2014-07-02T13:14:31.752-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 01:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, Tribune columnist Robert Kirby admitted killing several dogs during his time as a cop and since then, he’s received hundreds of comments, emails and face-to-face encounters with people calling him heartless and worse. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Kirby joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to respond to the critics as well as talk about female Mormon bishops and his recent adventures with bowling balls. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on ...</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> 58138933@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:14:31 MDT Trib Talk: Joseph Smith’s place in U.S. history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58134332-231/tribtalk-smith-joseph-beam.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58134332-231/tribtalk-smith-joseph-beam.html.csp">Trib Talk: Joseph Smith’s place in U.S. history</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="2014-07-01T14:00:54.037-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 02:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In “American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church,” author Alex Beam retraces the rise and fall of the charismatic and controversial founder of the LDS Church. Smith’s violent end, he says, galvanized his followers, spurred the settlement of the American West and launched an international Christian movement. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Beam joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss Smith’s life and legacy for both Mormon faithful and the nation. You can join 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> 58134332@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:00:54 MDT Trib Talk: Tar sands mining gets the green light http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58123858-231/tribtalk-sands-utah-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58123858-231/tribtalk-sands-utah-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Tar sands mining gets the green light</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="2014-07-01T14:01:10.356-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 02:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, the Utah Supreme Court tossed out an environmental challenge to a tar sands mine, allowing extraction to move forward on the Tavaputs Plateau. What does this mean for the land, water and economy? On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Alair Emory of Utah Office of Energy Development, Zach Frankel of Utah Rivers Council and Tribune environment reporter Brian Maffly join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the decision, how U.S. Oil Sands plans to proceed and how this fits into Utah’s energy develop...</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> 58123858@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:01:10 MDT Trib Talk: The line between Mormon discourse and apostasy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58095201-231/church-lds-sltrib-apostasy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58095201-231/church-lds-sltrib-apostasy.html.csp">Trib Talk: The line between Mormon discourse and apostasy</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="2014-06-24T10:00:43.503-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The church discipline of John Dehlin, Kate Kelly and others supporting Ordain Women has many Mormons mulling the meaning of the word apostasy and the difference between public questioning of LDS doctrine and apostate activism. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Dialogue editor Kristine Haglund and bloggers Neylan McBaine and Natasha Helfer Parker join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the lines being drawn by LDS Church headquarters, Mormon intellectuals and bloggers when it comes to feminism and other ...</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> 58095201@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:00:43 MDT Trib Talk: Beer lovers and brewing in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58047292-231/utah-beer-sltrib-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58047292-231/utah-beer-sltrib-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Beer lovers and brewing in Utah</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="2014-06-10T15:57:08.052-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 03:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More than 10,000 employees now work in Utah’s beer industry and their handiwork is impressing thirsty consumers, vendors as well as competition judges. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Brewers Cooperative’s Greg Schirf, ‘Beer in the Beehive’ author Del Vance, Red Rock Brewery’s Kevin Templin and Tribune reporter Kathy Stephenson join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the burgeoning and profitable brewing scene in Utah. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hasht...</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> 58047292@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:57:08 MDT Trib Talk: ‘Diary of Two Mad Black Mormons’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58037405-231/black-com-mormons-diary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58037405-231/black-com-mormons-diary.html.csp">Trib Talk: ‘Diary of Two Mad Black Mormons’</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="2014-06-10T15:56:47.761-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 03:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As part of the 3 percent of Mormons who are African-American, Tamu Smith and Zandra Vranes view their LDS identity through a slightly different cultural lens. The two self-proclaimed Sistas in Zion have navigated their faith with humor and openness in a successful podcast and now a book describes their journey as friends and believers. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Smith and Vranes join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about their new book, “Diary of Two Mad Black Mormons,” and about diversity within...</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> 58037405@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:56:47 MDT Trib Talk: Sexuality and Mormonism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57999243-231/com-comments-jennifer-jnpearce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57999243-231/com-comments-jennifer-jnpearce.html.csp">Trib Talk: Sexuality and Mormonism</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T06:59:34.983-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 06:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What’s it like being LDS and LGBT? North Star, a group dedicated to creating a place where people can talk candidly about same-sex attraction within the Mormon context, is meeting this weekend in Provo. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., North Star founder Ty Mansfield, Mormon parent of a transgender child Karen Penman and filmmaker Kendall Wilcox join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss faith, sexuality and love. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on...</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> 57999243@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 06:59:34 MDT Trib Talk: State liquor bosses on how, when, where Utahns can get a drink http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57997710-231/comments-drink-join-liquor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57997710-231/comments-drink-join-liquor.html.csp">Trib Talk: State liquor bosses on how, when, where Utahns can get a drink</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="2014-05-29T08:32:11.363-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 08:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">USA Today once called Utah’s liquor laws “the nation’s most restrictive, exotic and confusing.” On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Sal Petilos and Nina McDermott of the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Tribune reporter Kathy Stephenson join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss what’s legal, what’s not and recent policy changes that could affect how, when and where you can get a drink. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Go...</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> 57997710@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 08:32:11 MDT Trib Talk: A salute to Utah’s innovative teachers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57977404-231/teachers-com-comments-education.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57977404-231/teachers-com-comments-education.html.csp">Trib Talk: A salute to Utah’s innovative teachers</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="2014-05-29T08:31:45.117-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 08:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Technology certainly poses some challenges in the classroom, but more and more of today’s best teachers are embracing it, incorporating Facebook, Skype and even video games like Minecraft into their curriculum. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Copper Mountain Middle School teacher Tami Ewell, Robert Austin of the state Office of Education and Tribune education reporter Lisa Schencker discuss how students are responding academically and emotionally to using digital tools in learning. You can join the di...</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> 57977404@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 08:31:45 MDT