Monthly Archive:: February 2012

Occupy SLC Protests Corporate Involvement in Legislative Process

Occupy Salt Lake protesters made their way back into the spotlight Wednesday at the Utah Capitol, but didn't draw much attention from

CityViews 3/1/12: The Abbey Collection/FAX

  Segment 1: Edward Abbey Edward Abbey, the environmental crusader and godfather of monkeywrenchers, was not a Utahn by birth, but he

Senate Committee Approves Coyote Bounty Bill

For years Utah sportsmen, as well as the Division of Wildlife Resources, have expressed concern about declining deer numbers. Now, as

Cooke Announces Bid for Governor’s Seat

Small business owner and retired two-star General Peter Cooke became the first Democrat to enter the race for Utah Governor this morning,

Free College Credit May Disappear in Utah High Schools

Free college credit for qualifying high school students may be a thing of the past. Concurrent enrollment courses, which are available at

Tanning Restrictions Close to Becoming Law

A bill restricting the use of tanning beds by minors will soon be on Governor Gary Herbert’s desk, after the Utah House

Diversity Training Bill Voted Down

Should members of the Utah legislature be required to learn more about the changing demographics of the state and how to be

BIll Designed to Work With Condo Owners, HOAs Fails Out of Committee

Condo owners looking for more help from the state in settling disputes with their HOA boards will have to wait another year.

Rally Motivated By Repeated Failure of Nondiscrimination Bill

Enough is enough. That’s what some in Utah’s LGBT community are saying after a nondiscrimination bill considered by the state legislature failed

Bill Allows Cities to Impose Tax Hike to Bury Power Lines

Cities across the country and Utah are opting to bury their power lines instead of stringing them overhead, and one Democratic state