Welcome to Weekend Rewind, a glance back at The Salt Lake Tribune’s top news stories, photos and opinions you may have missed over the weekend.
Top stories this past weekend
Many in Salt Lake Marathon run in honor of Boston • Much about the 10th annual Salt Lake City marathon honored Boston, the site of deadly bombings earlier that week. Runners said they had never seen so much enthusiasm from the spectators at the Salt Lake race.
Alleged Boston bomber boxed in an SLC tournament in 2009 • The Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed by police early Friday participated in the National Golden Gloves boxing tournament in Salt Lake City in May 2009 and was preparing to compete in this year’s tournament, which is also at the Salt Palace Convention Center, May 13-18.
Utah billionaire Earl Holding dies at 86 • All of his work associates, even his son-in-law, invariably referred to him as “Mr. Holding,” most respectfully too. Robert Earl Holding carried himself in a way that quietly demanded that respect. He died Friday at the age of 86.
Should Nathan Sloop face the death penalty? • Should Nathan Sloop be eligible for the death penalty if he never intended to kill his 4-year-old stepson Ethan Stacy? The question, raised by the defense at the conclusion of Sloop’s preliminary hearing, halted court proceedings.
GOP senator: Boston suspects may impact immigration reform efforts • Reports that the Boston Marathon bombing suspects are Chechen immigrants should give pause to efforts to reform the immigration system as Congress dives into the issue, suggested the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa
Officers in West Valley City shooting have disciplinary history » Cowley berated aggressive driver; Salmon violated procedures.
Other news of interest
New proposal would allow gay Scouts, not gay leaders; Utahns react
Parents worry new Draper high school is already overcrowded
Size of Crandall mine collapse exceeded earlier estimates
Feds give Chevron OK to restore pipeline flow
Split emerges among Mormon scholars
New converts to airport TRAX: Mormon missionaries
UDOT agrees to meet activists — only without media
Utah eco-activists hope Francis becomes the eco-pope
NFL Draft: BYU’s Ansah, Utah’s Lotulelei poised to make history
Opinion and commentary
Swallowed up: Cloud over AG’s office will remain
Success story: Fare key to canyon bus ridership
Pyle: Guns, drugs and American stupidity
Rolly: Right wing looks for new prom date
Stewart’s nitpicking on climate change just boosts the risk
Earth Day 2013: The worst is yet to come