Yearly Archive:: 2012

Car Burglaries Down in Salt Lake City

Vehicle burglaries in Salt Lake City are down from last year. Detective Rick Wall with the Salt Lake City Police Department says

CityViews 11/21/12: Food Assessment Study/The Pioneer Table

  Segment 1: Salt Lake City recently completed a study that looked at the local food stream, from the garden to the

Protesters Gather Bring Attention to Tar Sands Decision

Protesters gathered outside the Bureau of Land Management Office in downtown Salt Lake City yesterday, angry over the agency’s recent decision to

Herbert Wants More Answers About Federal Health Insurance Exchange

Utah Governor Gary Herbert wants more answers about what the federal health insurance exchange means for Utah. ​Monday, he sent a list

College Students Will Pay More for Waffling on Choice of Major

Utah college students who wait too long to pick a major will soon have to pay more to complete their degree due

Legislature Releases Redistricting Records to the Public

More than a year after a request by the Utah Democratic Party, the Utah Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel have

CityViews 11/20/12: Population Growth, the Environment and Policy/ “Manning Up”

  Segment 1: From 2 million inhabitants in Revolutionary times to over 300 million today, the population of the U.S. has seen

Utah High School Band Gets Chance to Perform at Carnegie Hall

What do 23 Utah High School students have in common with The Beatles, Frank Sinatra and Elton John? In a few months

Controversial Walmart Opens on Parley’s Way

After years of planning, a controversial Walmart opened for business on Friday on Parleys Way in Salt Lake City. Walmart purchased the

CityViews 11/19/12: Costs of the Death Penalty/SFL: The North Valley

Segment 1: From trial to execution, capital punishment costs an estimated $1.6 million per inmate, according to state officials. But some families

Utah Sees Surge in Hiring

Those looking for work in Utah could be in luck. A new study released by the Utah Department of Workforce Services shows

Salt Lake City Wins Government Technology Award

Salt Lake City is receiving national recognition for its use of technology in government, taking first place in a national survey conducted

Utah’s GOP Leaders Upset Over Monument Proposal

Republicans in Utah’s Congressional delegation sent a letter to President Barack Obama this week. Their message: don’t allow 1.4 million acres surrounding

Ski Industry Officials Optimistic About This Year’s Ski Season

Ski season is here and Utah’s resorts are hoping that means a better year than last. Three of the state’s resorts are

City Tackles Problem of Wasted Food

Yesterday the Salt Lake City Food Policy Task Force released the Draft Community Food Assessment, outlining the city’s food system from production

Mayor Corroon Announces Official Interest in State Senate District 2

Outgoing Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon has officially announced his interest in filling the senate seat vacated by newly elected County

Changes Could be Coming to Utah’s Court System

(KCPW News) Changes could be coming to Utah’s court system. The Legislative Judiciary Committee met the Capitol Wednesday to discuss moving all

Lawmakers Hear Details of Dating Protection Act

Utah Lawmakers on the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee today heard the latest version of a bill that is designed

SLCPD Test Body-Worn Video Cameras

The next interaction you have with police in Salt Lake City could be recorded. The city’s police department is testing new body-worn

Diabetes Research and Advocacy Groups Unite Against Disease

The American Diabetes Association and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation joined forces with the Utah Department of Health today (Wednesday) on World Diabetes

CityViews 11/15/12: Rocky Anderson / “The Ordinary Truth”

  Segment 1: Former two-term Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson ran an unlikely campaign for president as candidate for the Justice

Davis School District Going to Court Over Library Book

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is taking the Davis School District to court over a library book. The ACLU filed

Seelig Elected As Democratic Leader of Utah’s House of Representatives

Representative Jennifer Seelig was elected Monday as the new Democratic Leader of the Utah House of Representatives, and becomes the first woman

CityViews 11/14/12: Should the U.S. Go to War with Iran?/Adventures in Nature

Segment 1: The Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a forum this week that posed a provocative question: Should the U.S. go to

U of U Scientist Tracks Expanding Universe

For the first time scientists are measuring the expansion of the universe 3 billion years after what is called the “big bang.”

CityViews 11/13/12: Understanding Muslim Societies/Howard on Liszt

  Segment 1: The U.S. had a cozy relationship with Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak. That is, until his ultimate ouster nearly two

Colder Weather Means More People Seeking Assistance at Local Shelters

A recent drop to winter temperatures in Salt Lake City has meant a spike in people looking to stay warm at local

High School Students Explore University Science

On Saturday, hundreds of high school students got their first taste of being on a college campus, and heard about scientific research

State Honors Vietnam Veterans; Task Force Looking For How to Help More Veterans

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War. Thousands of Utah men and women joined forces

Mayor Corroon’s Proposed Tax Hike Gets Mixed Reviews

Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon’s announcement Thursday proposing a countywide property tax increase in 2013 of 17.5 percent is getting mixed