Monthly Archive:: July 2011

Wal-Mart Re-Zoning Issue Goes Before the City Council

The vacant K-Mart on Parley’s Way in Salt Lake City is one step closer to be occupied once again. Tuesday, Wal-Mart officials

Matheson Backs Chaffetz-Sponsored Cut, Cap and Balance Act

Republican Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz was the primary sponsor of the “Cut, Cap and Balance Act” that passed the U.S. House of

Legislature to Scrutinize Public Employee Collective Bargaining

Republican State Senator Howard Stephenson is having a legislative committee look at eliminating collective bargaining for public employees like teachers, following what

Report Says State Didn’t Lose Money Closing Main Street Liquor Store

A report introduced to state lawmakers Tuesday shows closing the Main Street liquor store in Salt Lake City did not cost the

State Pleas for Approval of Medicaid Reform Waiver

Governor Gary Herbert and state lawmakers made one more plea to the federal government today to grant Utah a federal waiver for

Wimmer Calls for Public Sector Labor Negotiations to be Public

A state lawmaker who plans to run for Congress wants to open public sector employee labor negotiations to the public through a

Water Workshop Brings Stakeholders & Experts from Across West

Representatives from across the West are in Salt Lake City with a common goal: to improve and speed up scientific solutions and

Second Officer-Involved Shooting Deemed Unjustified

For the second time this month, the Salt Lake County District Attorney has declared an officer-involved shooting unjustified. Sim Gill says his

Tooele County Wildfire Started by Target Shooting

A wildfire burning 45 miles west of Salt Lake City highlights the need to be careful when recreating on public lands. Bureau

West Jordan Theater Arts Struggles Without Permanent Home

West Jordan's community theater has been without a home since the demolition of its modest yet comfortable accommodations at the Sugar Factory