Monthly Archive:: May 2012

CityViews 5/8/12: Mercury Rising in GSL/Local Business and the Local Economy

Segment 1: In 2003, scientists took water and sediment samples from the Great Salt Lake and they discovered the highest level of

Engineering Students Face Off in Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

Engineering students from colleges and universities throughout the West gathered in Tooele over the weekend to compete in the Human Powered Vehicle

New Leonardo Exhibit Looks to Blur Lines Between Art and Science

If you ever wonder where artists get their inspiration, a science lab probably doesn’t come to mind. But for several international artists,

University of Utah Graduates Class of 2012

More than 7,600 University of Utah students are now graduates. Newly-appointed University President Dr. David Pershing began the commencement ceremony this morning

Politics Up Close: House Candidate Jeff Bell, County Council Hopeful Missy Larsen

Jeff Bell says he’s running for elected office because he got fed up. The Democrat says he’d rather be participating in the

CityViews 5/7/12: Student Debt/”Race for the Cure”

Segment 1: College students in Utah have the lowest student loan debt in the country. But according to a Salt Lake Tribune

Governor Appoints New Poet Laureate

A Brigham Young University Professor is taking on a new role. Thursday, Governor Gary Herbert appointed Lance Larsen to serve as Utah’s

Pro-Hatch Group’s Utah Backers Revealed

While much is known about FreedomWorks, the group that’s been fiercely opposing Utah Senator Orrin Hatch’s re-election, relatively little has been disclosed

Governor Herbert Appoints New Energy Adviser

Utah Governor Gary Herbert has a new energy advisor and at least one environmental group is already calling foul. Herbert announced today

More Heavy Enforcement Coming to Parley’s Historic Nature Park

Law enforcement officers are getting more serious about enforcing the rules at Parley’s Historic Nature Park. Beginning Monday, Salt Lake County Councilman