Monthly Archive:: July 2011

Walk for Children’s Cancer Boosts Research Money Hit by Recession

More children are being diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States, including right here in Utah. Saturday, for the first

Funding Crunch Hits Crisis Nurseries Hard

Right now in Utah, there’s a woman who’s been battered and wants to go to a shelter, but recognizes a shelter may

District Attorney Rules SLC Officer Unjustified in May Shooting

A Salt Lake City police officer who shot a juvenile at a mobile home park in May has been deemed unjustified in

Politics Up Close: State of National Parks

Climate change. Nearby development. Native plants and animals being driven out. These are just a few of the threats to America’s national

Politics Up Close: Rep. Paul Ray on Support for Huntsman

Taking a direct shot at former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney released a long list this week of

Politics Up Close: Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Border, Political Plans

Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz continues to be a rising star in the GOP, getting more and more attention as he moves to

Foreclosure Prevention Event Coming to Salt Lake

With the effects of the recession still looming, the Utah Housing Coalition says the state’s housing market is still in pieces. Utah

Quilt Remembers Fallen Soldiers

A quilt embroidered with the picture of a fallen soldier from every state who fought in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is

Change in Letters of Condolence Policy Welcomed in Utah

The families of soldiers who commit suicide while on combat duty or die accidentally will now get a letter of condolence from

Huntsman Junior & Huntsman Senior

When you talk about Jon Huntsman in Utah, sometimes it’s helpful to clarify whether you mean senior or junior. Right now, as

DAQ Board Rejects Petition to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The state Air Quality Board yesterday denied a citizen petition to adopt a greenhouse gas reduction plan that could drive down carbon

Twilight Series Seeking Donations

Growing costs have prompted the Salt Lake City Arts Council to seek text message donations to help pay for the annual Twilight

Utah College and Universities Expect Record Enrollment This Fall

Utah colleges and universities will be busier than ever this fall. The Utah System of Higher Education says enrollment numbers across the

Officials Say Red Butte Fire Damaged More Than Just Land

Dozens of firefighters continued to work throughout Tuesday to mop up a blaze started by an unattended campfire in Salt Lake City’s

The Future of Journalism In All Its Forms

As the boundaries of journalism continue to expand, the news is in a constant state of evolution. And one person who knows

Lockhart Calls Out Utah Delegation Over Immigration

Utah’s congressional delegation is derelict on immigration. That’s the exact message sent by an op-ed from Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart that

Fire Investigators Still Looking for Cause of Fire Near Red Butte

It was a busy holiday weekend for fire crews across the state. Teams from as far as Cedar City were called in

Farmers Market Drawing Record Crowds

Salt Lake City’s Downtown Farmer’s Market opened June 11th with record-setting attendance, an estimated 11,000 people. However, 19 years ago when

Ted Wilson to Step Down as Governor’s Adviser

Ted Wilson, Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s senior adviser on the environment, is leaving to become Director of Government Relations for Talisker Corporation,

SLC Mayor Ralph Becker Files For Re-Election

Friday morning, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker made his re-election bid official, filing with the city recorder to run for a

Politics Up Close: Salt Lake City Councilman J.T. Martin

Salt Lake City Councilman J.T. Martin is facing two challengers so far as he runs for re-election to continue representing the city’s

Politics Up Close: Rep. Jim Matheson on Debt Ceiling, Afghanistan

There is no resolution in sight to the contentious negotiations over raising the federal debt ceiling. And that was one focus today