Monthly Archive:: April 2012

DECA International Career Development Conference Held in Salt Lake City

Thousands of the world’s next generation of leaders are spending a few days in Utah. DECA, an organization targeted toward students interested

Article Casts Doubt on Romney “Saving” 2002 Games

“Think Romney saved Utah’s Olympic Games? Think again.” Those are the exact words on the cover of Salt Lake Magazine’s latest issue,

Salt Lake County Looks for Transportation Solutions in Mill Creek Canyon

Salt Lake County is asking for the public’s advice on transportation issues in Mill Creek Canyon at an open house today.

CityViews 5/1/12: The Case for Juries/Improving Justice

  Segment 1: The U.S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee being judged by a jury of one’s peers. Instead, the Sixth Amendment creates the

Public Lands Big Topic at First Ever Rocky Mountain Roundtable

Federal lands, water and energy are all concerns that not only affect Utah, but the entire Rocky Mountain region. That’s why Utah

Rampton Officially Files for Candidacy

Vince Rampton officially filed paperwork this morning to run for office alongside Democratic gubernatorial candidate Peter Cooke. As KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports,

CityViews 4/30/12: Director Richard Dutcher/Learning about Lupus

Segment 1: Richard Dutcher’s film “Falling” was dubbed “the first R-rated Mormon film” during a brief run in theaters back in 2008.

April 2012: Joel Brown

Joel Brown released his first solo record, "In Retrospect" in May, 2011 under the Spy Hop Records label, a non-profit independent label

Health Department Still Notifying SSN Hacking Victims

The Utah Department of Health has sent letters to nearly everyone who had their social security number stolen by hackers earlier this

Common Core Draws Supporters & Critics to Public Discussion

The debate over how to best teach Utah children took center stage last night. More than 200 teachers, parents and education officials

Politics Up Close: Mayor Ralph Becker and Sen. Todd Weiler

Salt Lake City’s budgeting process for next year is expected to be much smoother than in years past, with revenues up instead

Deseret Chemical Depot Celebrates 70 Years of Work

U.S. Army officials recognized the work of employees at the Deseret Chemical Depot weapons storage facility in Tooele Thursday for their part

Governor Herbert Supports UDOT Director

Governor Gary Herbert is supporting the head of the Utah Department of Transportation despite the controversy over an employee who was wrongfully

Death At City Library Likely a Suicide

Salt Lake City police believe a man who died from falling outside the entrance to the Main City Library shortly after 10

Hatch In Good Position for June Primary

While Utah Senator Orrin Hatch more than survived last weekend’s Republican state convention, it still ended with Hatch having to face his

Outdoor Retailer Exploring New Venues

Outdoor Retailer, the tradeshow that’s helped boost Utah’s economy twice a year for nearly two decades, is outgrowing Salt Lake City. And

Salt Lake City Looks to Future of Granary District

A series of community workshops running now through next Tuesday focuses on Salt Lake City’s Granary District, the area just south of

Report Ranks Salt Lake City Metro Area 7th Nationwide for Pollution

The Salt Lake City metropolitan area is the seventh worst in the country for short-term particle pollution, according to a new American

CityViews 4-26-12: Becoming Bike-Friendly/Violinist William Hagen

Segment 1: Utah ranks just 31st in the nation when it comes to bike-friendly states. But don’t let the tepid rating dissuade

Matheson Presses Energy Dept. on Moab Tailings Cleanup Slowdown

Utah Congressman Jim Matheson is pressing the Department of Energy on a five-year contract it awarded last year for the removal of

SUWA Slams State’s Demand for Control of Rights of Way

Conservation groups say the state of Utah’s attempt to take over federal rights of way is a multimillion-dollar poke in the eye

Fired & Reinstated UDOT Employee Seeks Back Pay, Original Job

The Utah Department of Transportation employee who was fired after being accused of leaking confidential information about a contract bid wants compensation

Coalition Forms to Support Connecting Utah’s Ski Resorts

A controversial plan to connect Utah’s ski resorts is gaining support from local business leaders. A new coalition touts the economic and

Outdoor Retailer Could Move Out of Salt Lake After 2014

The trade group that puts on the Outdoor Retailer show pumping millions of dollars into the local economy twice a year says

CityViews 4/25/12: Utah’s Poet Laureate/”Low Lives 4″

Segment 1: Katharine Coles finds her muse in science, literature, landscapes, art galleries, even dogs. Her poems – praised for their clarity,

New Leader Heads Up State Parks Division at Challenging Time

The new leader in charge of Utah’s 43 state parks and museums is taking on his role at a challenging time. After

Salt Lake Police Department Holds SWAT Tryouts

This week police officers interested in joining the Salt Lake City Police Department’s SWAT team are attending SWAT school. Fifteen officers from

Activist Groups Protest Tar Sands Extraction in Utah

Activists groups are protesting tar sands extraction in Utah this afternoon in front of the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration or

Elementary Students Learn Important Lessons in Protecting the Environment

(KCPW News) Some of Utah’s youngest residents learned an important lesson today: how to take care of the environment. Hundreds of elementary

Zions Bank Teaches Kids How to Manage Money

Zions Bank kicked off National Teach Children to Save Day by visiting a group of Madeleine Choir School Kindergarten students to talk