Monthly Archive:: June 2012

Utah Legislature Votes to Add More Liquor Licenses

After months of discussion, more liquor licenses are about to be served to Utah restaurants. In a special session yesterday, the state

Lawmakers Hear Proposal to Ban Distracted Walking at Rail Crossings

Utah lawmakers heard a proposal by the Utah Transit Authority yesterday to outlaw distractions for pedestrians who are crossing railroad tracks. UTA

Rampton: “To Declare War on the Federal Government” Not the Best Way to Settle Public Lands Issue

State lawmakers received an update today on the progress of a study required by House Bill 148, a law passed this year

Parks Bond Won’t Go on November Ballot in Salt Lake County

Salt Lake County voters will not be deciding whether to approve a $123 million bond for new parks and park improvements throughout

Cityviews 6/20/12: Utah Arts Festival Roundup

In 1977, the fledgling Salt Lake Festival of the Arts opened on a three-block stretch of Main Street. Thirty-six years later, the

Salt Lake City’s $205 Million Budget Approved

Salt Lake City’s $205 million budget is now in place for the next year, after being approved by the city council last

Salt Lake City Police Work to Clean Up Area Around Downtown Shelters

Over the past several years, homeless shelters across the country have remained packed full of individuals and families looking to get back

Cooke Proposes Sweeping Ethics Reform

Despite recent changes, ethics regulations designed to keep politicians on the straight and narrow still don’t match the expectations of Utah residents.

Sand Sculpture Takes Shape at Utah Arts Festival

A 20-ton sand sculpture will anchor the four-day Utah Arts Festival beginning Thursday on Salt Lake City’s Library Square. And as KCPW’s

Special Session Set for Wednesday

Utah’s hospitality industry could get some relief this week. Governor Gary Herbert has called a special session of the legislature this Wednesday