Yearly Archive:: 2012

Gateway Mall Spokeswoman Says Traffic is Up; Stores Disagree

Downtown Salt Lake City has changed significantly over the past year. The opening of City Creek brought with it over 100 stores

Political Cornflakes: What do Utah’s Congressional Leaders Think About More Gun Control?

Several members of congress have been outspoken about the need for more gun control in the U.S. in light of last weeks

Utah Lawmaker Will Run ‘Open Carry’ Bill Again

Clearfield Representative Paul Ray wants to give gun owners more freedom. The Republican lawmaker is running a bill in the upcoming legislative

CityViews 12/20/12: The End is Nigh?/EVE 2012

Segment 1: The Mayan calendar, which dates back to 3114 B.C., ends on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 and that landmark moment has

Gun Lovin’ Utah, Why Utahn’s Love Their Guns

Utah residents love their guns. The state has some of the loosest gun laws in the country and is home to

Utah’s Health System Reform Task Force Ends, Many Questions Remain

Since the spring, members of Utah’s Heath System Reform Task Force have been discussing how to best implement healthcare reform in Utah.

CityViews 12/19/12: Good Urbanism/Vacations and the Entrepreneur

Segment 1: Making a place a more vibrant and more appealing place to live is a top concern for cities and towns

Congressman Chaffetz Open to More Gun Control for Mentally Ill

Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz is speaking out about mental health in the wake of Friday’s shooting in Newton, Connecticut. Monday, the Republican

CityViews 12/18/12: Utah’s Tech Sector/Nature and Creativity

Segment 1: Nearly 50,000 Utahns work in the IT industry, a sector that grew a whopping 7 percent this past year. But

Governor Appoints New Veterans and Military Services Advisor

Retired U.S. Army Colonel Gary Harter was appointed the state’s new Veterans and Military Services advisor today. Governor Gary Herbert announced

November 2012: The North Valley

November 2012’s featured artist is The North Valley The North Valley is a young but ambitious quintet from Salt Lake City, UT.

CityViews 12/17/12: Autism and Technology/Faraday Lectures

  Segment 1: A team of University of Utah researchers is focusing on how technology can help kids with autism develop social

Public Offers Up Comments for State Medicaid Study

When the state legislature reconvenes in January they’ll be given a report outlining the cost/benefit analysis of expanding Utah’s Medicaid program. Yesterday,

Utah Poison Control Center Warns of Child Exposure to Drug

Accidental exposures of children to a well-known drug to treat opioid addiction are on the rise in Utah. Marty Malheiro, Education Specialist

Utah #1 For Volunteerism…Again

For the seventh straight year, Utah is number one for volunteerism. Today Utah Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell announced the results from the

CityViews 12/13/12: The Piano Guys/ “Anything Worth Doing”

  Segment 1: It all started as an online advertising ploy for a St. George piano store. Now, 130 million YouTube views

Utah Sees Lower Gas Prices

You might be happily surprised next time you go to fill up your tank.  According to a recent report by AAA, Utah’s

Governor Unveils 2014 Budget Proposal

Utah Governor Gary Herbert rolled out his budget proposal for fiscal year 2014 yesterday. At the top of his list, education. Herbert’s

Lawmaker Joins GOP After Losing Election

Two term Representative Christine Watkins walked out of the state’s last legislative session as a Democrat, but she hopes to return to

Herbert Asks Obama to Approve State Health Exchange

Utah Governor Gary Herbert wants President Barack Obama to approve Utah’s health exchange program before a federal deadline later this week. Robert

Salt Lake Chamber Releases 2013 Economic Outlook

What does the future hold for 2013? Tuesday, the Salt Lake Chamber and CBRE, the world’s largest real estate company delivered their

Salt Lake City Residents Get First Look at New PBS Documentary

Salt Lake City residents are getting a first look at a PBS documentary that airs next year. Age of Champions, a film

CityViews 12/12/12: The Heart of Salt Lake City/DesignBuildBLUFF

Segment 1: When you think of Salt Lake City’s downtown, what comes to mind? What stories or memories do you have of

Utah Geological Survey Receives $1.6 Million for New Energy-Related Studies

The Utah Geological Survey has been awarded more than $1.6 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Energy to study the state’s

CityViews 12/11/12: Fear of the Queer Child/The Mormon Gay Website

  Segment 1: The fear that somehow homosexuality is contagious or that children can be persuaded or seduced into being gay has

West Valley City Police Scale Back On Powell Case

Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the disappearance of Susan Cox Powell, the West Valley City woman who went missing 3-years ago.

CityViews 12/10/12: Climate Change and Winter Sports/Vivaldi by Candlelight

  Segment 1: A warming climate will devastate the bottom line of the nation’s ski industry. That’s according to an economic study

Political Cornflakes: Utah Senator Mike Lee’s Reaction to DeMint’s Resignation

Republican U.S. Senator Jim DeMint is on his way out of the U.S. Senate. The Tea Party lawmaker announced his resignation yesterday,

New Public Safety Building Will Also Mean Better Service to Community

It’s bigger, safer, and more energy efficient' and now, Salt Lake City’s new Public Safety Building is inching closer to being complete.

Utah Home Sales On The Rise

Utah home sales are on the rise. According to Utah Association of Realtors, the housing market has been improving for the past