Monthly Archive:: July 2011

Two Years for DeChristopher

Environmental activist Tim DeChristopher will spend two years in prison for disrupting a federal oil and gas lease auction back in 2008,

Several Post Offices in Utah on Closure List

Several Utah Post Offices could be closing their doors. As part of a national plan to control costs, the United States Postal

DeChristopher Supporters Gather for Sentencing in Salt Lake City

In the hours leading up to environmental activist Tim DeChristopher’s sentencing this afternoon, dozens of supporters gathered across the street from the

Attitudes About Local Economy Improve

Utahns are more optimistic about the local economy this month, despite the federal government’s debt crisis. The Zions Bank Consumer Attitude Index

Groups Urge House to Reject Conservation Cuts

Conservationists say an appropriations bill the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on this week would mean massive cuts to programs that

Salt Lake City Police Use “Bait Bike” to Catch Bike Thieves

Summer is the prime time for bike thefts in Utah. Now, Salt Lake City police officers are trying to catch the thieves

Warren Jeffs Going on Trial in Texas

More than three years have passed since the Yearning for Zion Ranch in Texas was raided, bringing massive international attention to the

ACLU Sues Salt Lake County Jail, Says it Holds Suspects Illegally

The Utah Chapter of the American Civil liberties Union says the Salt Lake County Jail is illegally holding suspected illegal immigrants. The

Politics Up Close: SLC Council Candidate Tracey Harty

The race is on for Salt Lake City Council District Six, representing the east side. We were joined by Tracey Harty. The

Politics Up Close: New GOP Leaders Want Rules to be Followed

Lowell Nelson and Drew Chamberlain are hoping to change the way the Utah Republican Party does business. At June’s GOP State Convention,