Monthly Archive:: May 2011
For the first time in nearly a year, Salt Lake City residents have a clear view of the Liberty Park pond. The
A federal judge in Utah has granted a temporary restraining order against HB 497, the enforcement-only immigration law that took effect yesterday.
“It seems the spin machine could be turned down a notch or two.” That’s what Republican State Senator Steve Urquhart wrote on
A federal judge has put the brakes on an illegal immigration enforcement law that went into effect today, following a lawsuit from
Just released from prison yesterday after 17 years behind bars, Debra Brown can be assured she won’t be going back. That’s because
After 17 years behind bars, a Logan woman is now a free woman once again, thanks to new factual evidence presented to
Salt Lake City businesses are pledging to offer free tap water to the public in an effort to cut down on disposable
An architect and University of Utah instructor is taking an interesting approach to studying green building. Jörg Rügemer is not only funding
The Utah Attorney General’s office will appeal a judge’s finding that Debra Brown is innocent of a murder she was convicted of
In 2009, Salt Lake City voters approved a $125 million bond for construction of a new public safety building. Now, a design
The Utah Senate dealt Governor Gary Herbert a second blow Saturday night, convening in a rare weekend session to override his veto
A veto override session that was supposed to last one day, will now last two… at least for the Utah senate. The
The prevalence of autism in Utah doubled from 2002 to 2008, according to a new study released by the University of Utah.
It was called a watered down version of Arizona’s enforcement only immigration law when it was passed by the Utah legislature. But
Sim Gill is in his fifth month as Salt Lake County’s new District Attorney, and in the middle of implementing some of
A snowy winter combined with a wet spring could spell big trouble for Northern Utah in the coming days and weeks. Officials
He’s still not talking much, but now that he’s back in the United States, former Utah Governor and Ambassador to China Jon
State lawmakers believe they’ll have enough support in both houses to override the governor’s veto of SB 229 when they convene tomorrow
Kennecott’s Bingham Canyon Mine is expanding. After a close 5 to 4 vote yesterday afternoon, the Utah Division of Air Quality Board
United Way of Salt Lake, education leaders and social service groups are standing up for Governor Gary Herbert’s decision to veto a
Utah lawmakers who have been appointed to re-draw the state’s legislative and congressional boundaries adopted a set of redistricting principles this morning,
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s proposed budget for 2012 includes no layoffs, no tax increases and no major cuts to programs.
Scary creatures, gunfights, explosions and warfare filled a room at the University of Utah yesterday afternoon, but all in good fun.
The population of Salt Lake City’s west side has grown over the past ten years, while populations in both the Avenues and
With the death of the world’s most wanted terrorist, one Utah congressman is again calling on the U.S. to re-evaluate its military
Women will now be leading Salt Lake County’s two major political parities. Mary Bishop was elected as chair of the Salt Lake
The University of Utah is being recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Green Power Challenge” for purchasing the third-largest amount of green
The news of Osama Bin Laden’s death is hitting particularly close to home for one local state lawmaker. Salt Lake City Senator
A familiar face will serve as interim president of the University of Utah when Michael Young departs to become president of the
For many in Utah and around the world, the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has been a long time