City Beat Archive

SLC Council OKs Bikes at Drive-Thru Lanes

(KCPW News) No car, no service. That’s been the restaurant industry standard for anyone using the drive-thru lane. But that could soon

DA Gill: Officer “Justified” in Shooting Death of Dillon Taylor

  (KCPW News) The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office has wrapped up its investigation into the police-involved shooting death of Dillon

UTA S-Line Greenway Opens to Public

(KCPW News) The Sugar House Streetcar, also known as the S-Line, has officially added a key aesthetic element to the ambitious neighborhood

Salt Lake City Stakes Claim as “Ski City USA”

(KCPW News) Utah is already well-known for its outdoor adventure industry. Between a tourism campaign promising “Life Elevated” to its claim of

Making the Decision to Work (and Live) in Salt Lake’s Downtown

Today on the show we’re joined by a group of people who have chosen to work in Salt Lake City’s downtown, for

The Rundown: Mayor Ralph Becker Talks UTA, Hive Pass, Beers with Becker

Today on the program we feature the latest of our monthly interviews with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker. KCPW’s Roger McDonough

Officials Discuss Local Challenges of Regionally-Minded UTA

(KCPW News) Over the weekend, a panel of public officials met at the Cathedral Church of St. Mark in downtown Salt Lake

Protest Decries Police in SLC, Ferguson

(KCPW News) Demonstrators gathered on Thursday night in downtown Salt Lake to protest recent actions by police officers, here and across the

SLCPD Chief: Dillon Taylor Shooting Still Under Investigation

(KCPW News) In light of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., as well as the shooting incident involving a 20-year-old man and a

Ride-Sharing Gaining Acceptance of SLC Officials

(KCPW News) You may not have heard of Lyft or Uber, but chances are, you could be using them sooner rather than

Report Says SLCPD Shooting of Dog Was Justified

(KCPW News) A civilian review board’s investigation into the shooting death of a Salt Lake resident’s pet dog found that the responsible

Outrage Builds Over SLCPD Shooting of Dog

(KCPW News) An incident involving a Salt Lake City police officer’s shooting and killing of a dog has sparked outrage in the

SLC Library Lunch Program Feeds Mouths, Minds

  (KCPW News) Monday marks the first day of the Summer Food Service Program in Salt Lake City. The city’s school district

Construction of SLC Marmalade Library Begins

(KCPW News) Local officials have broken ground on a new library in the Marmalade neighborhood of Salt Lake City. The ceremony on

2014 Twilight Concert Series Acts Announced

(KCPW News) Music fans in Salt Lake City and all across Utah have been anxiously awaiting the lineup for the popular Twilight Concert

Salt Lake County Invests $200,000 More in Homeless Services

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County government is teaming up with local municipalities to boost homeless services in the county. On Thursday, Salt

SLC Council Looks for Ways to Act on Air Quality Woes

(KCPW News) The Utah legislature saw a renewed focus on air quality bills this year, but results were mixed. While Governor Gary

SLCPD Plans to Index Rape Kit Info Online

(KCPW News) A Salt Lake City councilmember and the city’s chief of police sparred earlier this week over a touchy subject: why

Students March for Youth on MLK Day

(KCPW News) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, created in 1983, has become an occasion to recognize the highest virtues embodied by Dr.

UTA to Open New Streetcar

(KCPW News) The new S-Line Streetcar opens in Salt Lake City this weekend. Public celebrations and a food drive are planned to

SLC Council Agrees on New Transportation Plan for Sugar House

(KCPW News) The Sugar House neighborhood took another step forward this week in its ongoing overhaul. On Tuesday, the Salt Lake City

Mayor Becker Vetoes Property Tax Increase Passed by City Council

(KCPW News) Saying that it only addresses capital improvements, and that it burdens middle class families and businesses, Mayor Ralph Becker on

New Sugar House Plaza Part of Urban Design Trend

(KCPW News) The Salt Lake Redevelopment Agency unveiled a new public plaza in Sugarhouse on Friday. The price tag for the new

City Planning Effort Aims to Engage Residents in Salt Lake’s Future

(KCPW News) The Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office unveiled a program on Tuesday morning to create a roadmap for the city’s future.

Salt Lake’s Food Trucks Offer Array of Lunchtime Choices

(KCPW News) Spring is in full swing and warmer weather means better business for Salt Lake City’s mobile food vendors. KCPW’s Roger

Living Traditions Festival Features Food, Music, Dance and More

(KCPW News) A rite of Spring in downtown Salt Lake City is the Living Traditions Festival, which will take place this weekend

Salt Lake City Mayor Becker Calls for More to be Done on Air Quality

Local community leaders hope 2013 will be the start of cleaner air. Thursday, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker joined forces with

Salt Lake City Launches Anti-Bullying Initiative

Salt Lake City is doing more to stop bullying. Today kicked off an anti-bullying initiative that will include commercials, online resources and

SLCPD Launches ‘Coffee with a Cop’ Program

Have a question about crime or an issue in your community? An officer from the Salt Lake City Police Department wants to

Salt Lake City Council Proposes Landscaping Changes

Salt Lake City residents could soon be given more freedom when it comes to landscaping their yards. The Salt Lake City Council