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Proposed immigrant detention facility in Wyoming draws ire of Utah private prison opponents

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is seeking bids to build a new detention facility in Evanston, Wyoming, for people awaiting their day

A Conversation with Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall

Today on In the Hive, we hear from Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, who took the helm of Utah’s capital city

Snapshot of homelessness in Salt Lake City

Today on In the Hive we’re presenting a snapshot of homelessness in Salt Lake City. We’ll hear sounds and voices from a

Impeachment vote, shelter vacancies, and a recap of the special session

The House Judiciary Committee advances articles of impeachment. Utah lawmakers pass a sweeping tax reform in a special legislative session. And despite

Police, homelessness, and lessons learned from Operation Rio Grande

A recent report from the ACLU of Utah offers a critical appraisal of Operation Rio Grande, the multi-agency effort to address public safety

Reimagining the car-oriented community

Today on In the Hive we get a variety of perspectives on transit, transportation and alternative forms of commuting in our region.

The Supreme Court case over DACA, and the program’s impact in Utah

DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — has provided temporary protection from deportation to more than 700,000 people who were brought

The Salt Lake Tribune becomes the first legacy newspaper to go nonprofit

The Salt Lake Tribune’s application to become the first legacy newspaper in the U.S. to become a nonprofit organization has been approved.

Veteran political reporter Rod Decker on his new book and the SLC mayor’s race

Rod Decker worked for more than 40 years as a journalist in Utah, primarily covering government and politics. His new book Utah

How recycling works (and how it doesn’t)

Today on In the Hive, we take a deep dive into the blue bin. Generally, your curbside recycling gets hauled away by