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
Ballet West thrives despite budget challenges • Like most nonprofit organizations, Ballet West weathered tough times during the recession. This year, however, became the first after three in a row in which employees were furloughed, and the ballet’s board believes it’s begun a slow yet surefooted turnaround.
Friends honor 12 who died in 1992 crash • Friends and relatives on Saturday rededicated an Antelope Island monument to 12 Army Rangers and special operations troops who died in a helicopter crash just off the tip of the island.
Utah governor’s master plan for recreation praised, scrutinized • Prompted by the Outdoor Industry Association, Gov. Gary Herbert has created the Outdoor Recreation Vision plan, committed “to providing the opportunities and experiences and protecting the lands and waters upon which recreation and the outdoor economy depend.”
Early voting a hit in Utah • One of every eight “active voters” registered in Utah has already cast a ballot.
On the edge of uncertainty: Utah Jazz enter a new era • Jerry Sloan, Deron Williams, most of the 2009-2010 team. All are gone. So who are the Utah Jazz now?
Howell attacks Hatch’s leadership in final debate • In the final debate in Utah’s U.S. Senate race, Democrat Scott Howell said Sen. Orrin Hatch used to work across the aisle with Democrats but has not done so recently as he moved to the right to win support from tea partyers and has helped push the Senate into gridlock.
Other news of interest
Salt Lake County mayoral hopefuls scrap for each vote
What a costume! Mobile bar is actually UHP’s DUI testing center
Child-only health insurance back in Utah
Former Utah boys’ basketball coach wants job back
UTA budget raises spending on trains by 27 percent
Low-profile but significant measures on Nov. 6 ballot
Climate change report calls Utah policies ‘risky’
American oil boom • The good news and the bad news
Call the question • SLC encourages democracy
Pyle: Living in a flurry of ideas
Rolly: 2-party rule keeps us all in the dark