Monthly Archive:: August 2011

School For the Deaf Celebrates New Playground after Vandalism

After a heartbreaking incident of vandalism, the Jean Massieu School of the Deaf near Salt Lake City kicked off the new school

eBay Receives Tax Credit to Hire More than 2,000 New Utah Employees

eBay is bringing more than 2,000 new jobs to Utah. The online auction giant just announced plans to build a new facility

Utah School Districts Try to Keep up With Rapidly Growing Schools

It’s time for most students across Utah to go back to school, and in keeping up with the state’s rapid growth, some

Inventory Shows SLC Parks Could Use Improvements

An inventory conducted this past winter shows Salt Lake City parks could use millions of dollars worth of updates to infrastructure. Parks

Redistricting Committee Considers More Citizen Maps

Utah’s legislative redistricting committee took another look at citizen maps today at the State Capitol. Residents continue to urge the committee

Politics Up Close: State Superintendent on NCLB

Utah politicians have fought for years against No Child Left Behind. And the end of the much-criticized law may be in sight

Politics Up Close: Mayor Becker on Sustainability, Broadway Theatre

We’ve seen our fair shares of red air quality days this summer in the Salt Lake Valley, not to mention the winter

Mountain View Corridor One Third Complete

The southern part of the Salt Lake Valley is growing and with that growth comes the need for expanded roads and highways,

Salt Lake City Unveils Natural Gas-Powered Garbage Trucks

Salt Lake City’s new natural gas-powered garbage trucks were unveiled today as part of an ongoing effort program to “green” the city’s

Huntsman Goes After Perry

The entrance of Texas Governor Rick Perry into the presidential race provides another candidate to stack up against former Utah Governor Jon