Monthly Archive:: May 2011

Governor Herbert Tours Flooded Weber County

From the sky and from the ground Utah Governor Gary Herbert surveyed damage from a wet Weber County yesterday, visiting with families

Senator Says Liquor Store Closing Leading to Significant Revenue Loss

Utah is losing money from closing Salt Lake City’s Main Street liquor store in April, according to information presented to the Department

Tax Hike Considered for Marmalade Library

Salt Lake City Council members were leaning toward a property tax increase for the construction of the Marmalade library branch during a

Campaign Urges Residents to Get Tested for HIV/AIDS

As AIDS turns 30 years old, infection numbers continue to climb in Utah and throughout the country. June 5th marks the day

Governor to Tour Flood-Damaged Areas as Temperatures Heat Up

A wet holiday weekend mixed with warmer temperatures forecasted for this week is keeping Utah on high alert for flooding. Seven Utah

Utah Lawmaker Wants Lighter Restrictions at Airports

Lighter restrictions could be coming to Utah’s airports if one lawmaker gets his way. Republican Representative Carl Wimmer wants to prohibit security

Study Says House Dems Vulnerable in Redistricting

Utah is becoming more Republican, according to a contributor with the political science analysis forum Utah Data Points, and that means trouble

Politics Up Close: Former Colombian President visits Salt Lake

With an agreement being debated by Congress, we discussed free trade with former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, who was in town to

Politics Up Close: Library Board on Transparency, New Libraries

The Salt Lake City Library Board is looking to improve transparency and involve the public more in its operations. We talked with

Politics Up Close: SLC Councilman Van Turner

First elected in 1999, Van Turner has represented much of Salt Lake City’s west side for more than a decade. The longtime