Rewind: News you may have missed over the weekend
Published: September 17, 2012 10:54AM
Updated: September 17, 2012 07:13AM
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Missing man Robin Putnam, last seen July 8 at 3 a.m. getting off an Amtrak train downtown Salt Lake City. Courtesy Cindy Putnam

Welcome to Weekend Rewind, a glance back at The Tribune’s news stories, top photos and opinions you may have missed over the weekend.

Top stories this past weekend

A Grand summit: Disabled veterans climb iconic Teton on 9/11 anniversary • ‘It’s … a way for me to put all that emotion I’ve been feeling about that day and leave it on the mountain.’

Out-of-towners lose nearly everything in City Creek theft • Thieves grab $6,000 in valuables; SLC police say they rarely recover stolen goods in such cases.

Colorado family still searching for missing son • Tips about missing Colorado man have tapered off with no solid leads.

Gunshot cuts toddler’s miracle life tragically short • Family says goodbye to police officer’s 2-year-old son, who accidentally shot himself.

Speedskaters: Coach abused athletes, officials failed to react • Complaints filed by more than a dozen current and former members of the U.S. Speedskating team — including five Olympic bronze medalists, pictured above — say verbal, physical and psychological abuse from coaches was relentless, and claim the federation shrugged off the athletes’ grievances and cheated on its taxes.

Love vs. Matheson expected to be a ‘blockbuster’ as race heats up • Candidates, backers are spending millions .

Utah’s young, healthy to bear health reform’s costs • On a single day in January 2014, Utah’s individual health insurance market — now about 143,000 people strong — could more than double in size as scores of uninsured heed federal health reform’s mandate to purchase coverage.

Help from Hollywood, Olympics has Utah’s Hoyt Archery flying straight, true • Salt Lake City-based bow maker Hoyt Archery has been having tremendous success this year thanks to an unlikely spokeswoman and ambassador — a spry 16-year-old girl named Katniss Evergreen who competed in “The Hunger Games.”

Online exposure increases risk of identity theft • When it comes to online identity theft, it’s a minefield out there. Every day, some cyber crook is devising new ways to sneak into our online accounts and pilfer money, or just our sanity.

‘Death and the Civil War’ is gruesome and spiritual • Filmmaker Ric Burns spent five years immersed in the subject of the War Between the States. Working with his older brother, Ken, he was one of the writers of the 10-hour documentary series “The Civil War.”

Glitch lets Utah students alter scores • A few hundred college and high school students had an opportunity to change their grades and test scores due to a Sept. 11 computer glitch.

Guard killed in Libya was beloved by Utah friends • Glen Doherty loved to ski Snowbird, and was a brine shrimp harvester on the Great Salt Lake. His love of adventure led him to become a Navy SEAL, and eventually to be a security guard for U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Chris Stevens

Other news of interest

Federal judge finds prison violated inmate’s religious rights

Two arrested in pepper spray evacuation of Riverton Walmart

Utah Latinos prep for ‘El Grito’ celebrations

Utah Man dies after oil explosion in North Dakota

Columns and opinions

Matheson in the 4th: A moderate Democrat in Congress

Pyle: In the wet firewood business

Rolly: Big campaign donor immune from ire

Mormons and the poor

McEntee: He did wrong, but in the end DeChristopher was right

Kirby: My advice when marrying a co-worker

Cannon: From a moment in time, momentous change