Monthly Archive:: January 2011

West Valley City Encourages Residents to Learn English

West Valley City introduced an initiative today encouraging its residents to learn English. West Valley Mayor Mike Winder says his city is

Council Doesn’t Override Becker’s Veto of Parley’s Plan

In a display of support for Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, the city council decided last night not to override his

Becker Plugs Sugar House Streetcar in State of City Address

The Sugar House streetcar line was the focus of Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s fourth state of the city address last

Health Department Director Resigns

After six years leading the Utah Department of Health, Executive Director David Sundwall announced his resignation yesterday. The state’s health commissioner

No Challengers Yet for Becker, but Not Everyone’s a Fan

After announcing his re-election plans, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker shouldn’t have much trouble winning a second term, according to political

Herbert Takes Oath of Office, Pledges Small Government

Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s inauguration speech focused on fiscal responsibility, empowering the private sector and limiting federal encroachment yesterday. KCPW’s Whittney Evans

Gill Looks To Build Trust At DA’s Office

Salt Lake County has a new District Attorney as Democrat Sim Gill officially took office yesterday, replacing Republican Lohra Miller. Miller’s

Herbert Begins Term With Inauguration Speech

Republican Governor Gary Herbert was sworn in this afternoon to continue his term as Utah’s 17th Governor. In his speech today,

Twelve County Officials Get Sworn In

A dozen Salt Lake County officials, including five newly elected, are at work after they were sworn in this morning.

Becker Announces Reelection Bid

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker announced his bid for reelection on Sunday. KCPW’s Whittney Evans spoke to Becker about his

Local and State Elected Officials Reveal New Year’s Resolutions

As the New Year unfolds, many people will resolve to lose weight, spend wisely, quit smoking or spend more time with family.