Monthly Archive:: August 2011

Report Looks at Infant Mortality in Utah by Race, Geography

A new study finds certain racial groups and certain areas of the state are more prone to high infant mortality rates. Utah

Not all Hookah Businesses Think New Hookah Changes are Bad

New restrictions are coming to Utah’s Indoor Clean Air Act. In less than two weeks, hookah tobacco will be added to the

Salt Lake County Council Given Three Redistricting Proposals

After nine months of work, the redistricting proposals for Salt Lake County are finished and are now being considered by the County

Health Department Offering Flu Shots

The Salt Lake Valley Health Department will begin offering flu vaccines tomorrow at five locations. November through May is typically when people

Leaders Talk Economic Development at Native American Summit

Native American Tribes in Utah continue to struggle to be economically sustainable. As KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports, tribal leaders are meeting with

Utah Home Sales Up, Inventory Down Over Past Year

Home sales in Utah rose 16.4 percent from July of 2010 through July 2011, according to the Utah Association of Realtors. And

Hill Above Red Butte Garden to Close

Red Butte Garden is counting on a smaller crowd for next year’s outdoor concert series, at least when it comes to those

Tourism Heads Talk Funding, Security at Annual Conference

Salt Lake City is hosting the National Conference for Tourism Professionals this year. It’s where state and city tourism officials from across

Former Secretary of State Says More Compromise Needed in Washington

Former Secretary of State James Baker had strong words for Utah’s senior community Monday. Speaking during an annual conference for seniors

Leonardo Slated to Open This Fall

A long-awaited museum that blends science, technology and art in Salt Lake City will be open to the public by mid-fall. The