Monthly Archive:: May 2011

Property Tax Hike Could Cover Police Fee

Amid public outcry and new restrictions handed down from the legislature, Salt Lake County officials are tossing out a fee that requires

DWR Asks Boaters To Be Mindful of Mussels

With Memorial Day weekend coming up, officials are warning boaters to be cognizant of quagga mussels, a tiny, invasive clam-like species that

Report Says Oil and Gas Tax Breaks Cost Utahns

A report from Taxpayers for Common Sense says Utahns pay $141 million a year to benefit oil and gas companies through tax

Urban Winery Finds Home in South Salt Lake

Kiler Grove, Utah’s first urban winery brings the taste of a California vineyard to an industrial neighborhood in South Salt Lake City.

Where Should Dogs be Allowed?

Many consider them to be mans best friend, but just how meshed into society should dogs really be? Many stores in Utah,

Politics Up Close: Libya Native Witnessed Revolution

Dr. Hussein Elkhafaifi is a native of Libya and witnessed this year’s uprising against Muammar Gaddafi. The Director of the Arabic Program

Politics Up Close: Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck

If you walk through the Avenues in Salt Lake City, it’s not easy to figure out which congressional district you’re in. That’s

Huntsman Confirms He Is Indeed Mormon

Former Utah governor and possible presidential candidate Jon Huntsman confirmed Friday morning that he is Mormon, after previously saying his church membership

Sustainable Building Conference is Today in Salt Lake City

“Targeting a sustainable future” is the focus of today’s sixth annual Salt Lake Sustainable Building Conference, being held at the Salt Palace.

Library Aims for Transparency

After months of discontent in the Salt Lake City Library system, the Library Board took steps yesterday to begin making its meetings