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Author Jeremy N. Smith Lectures About ‘Growing a Garden City’

In his book Growing A Garden City author Jeremy N. Smith documents the creation of an agriculture supported community in Missoula, Montana.

NPR’s Melissa Block Speaks to KCPW About “Beginnings”

Today NPR’s All Things Considered will launch a three-month long series of stories titled “Beginnings” which explores pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting practices

Athlete Gives Back to City He Calls Home

For professional football players, the summer months generally bring mini-camps and free-agent negotiations. However, with the National Football League involved in

Missing Police Firearm Is Returned

A Salt Lake City Police officer’s missing gun has been found. After a training exercise yesterday, an officer left the gun on

Zions Report Says Utah Has Strong Economic Outlook

A new report from Zions Bank says Utah is in good position to continue its strong economic rebound for the rest of

Report Says Salt Lake City Is Fifth Worst Polluted

Three Utah cities rank amongst the ten worst in the nation when it comes to wintertime air pollution, according to a new

Watchdog Group Calls for Improved Oversight of Dugway Proving Ground

A local watchdog group is calling for both state and federal investigations of an incident at Dugway Proving Ground. In late January

House Passes Bill Limiting Responsibility of State Commissions

A bill that would allow Utah’s Constitutional Revision and Tax Review commissions to convene only when requested by the Governor or the

Utah House Rejects Bill That Would Make Leaving a Child Unattended In a Car a Misdemeanor

The Utah House of Representatives rejected a bill that would make it a misdemeanor to leave a child in a car under

Walmart Presents $1 Million Prize to Salt Lake City Nonprofits

Eight Salt Lake City based non-profits received $1 million dollars from Walmart today as part of the company’s Fighting Hunger Together campaign.

Lawmakers Reconsider, Pass School Bus Advertising Bill

Despite voting the bill down last month, the Utah House of Representatives reconsidered and passed a bill allowing school districts to sell

Pilot Program Would Require Community Service In Exchange For Medicaid

The Utah House of Representatives passed a bill today that creates a pilot program requiring less than 100 people to perform community

Employment, States Rights Highlight Herbert’s State of the State Address

Utah Governor Gary Herbert delivered his first State of the State Address as an elected Governor last night at the Capitol in

Democrats Say They Will Fight Education Cuts, States Rights Bills

Responding to Governor Gary Herbert’s State of the State Address last night, Utah House Minority Leader David Litvack pledged Democrats will fight

Cedar Hills Residents To File Suit Over Legislative Vacancy

Residents from two Cedar Hills voting districts intend to file a lawsuit against the Utah Republican Party, the Utah County Republican Party,

Browning Pistol Clears First Hurdle in Race to Become State Handgun

A bill that would designate a Browning handgun as the state firearm received a favorable recommendation from a House committee yesterday.

Babka’s Attorney Says Client Did Not Commit Felony

Salt Lake County prosecutors have charged Cottonwood Heights police officer Beau Babka, a former candidate for sheriff, with two third-degree felony counts

Gill Looks To Build Trust At DA’s Office

Salt Lake County has a new District Attorney as Democrat Sim Gill officially took office yesterday, replacing Republican Lohra Miller. Miller’s

Twelve County Officials Get Sworn In

A dozen Salt Lake County officials, including five newly elected, are at work after they were sworn in this morning.