City Beat Archive

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

Texting Campaign Aims to Clean Up Salt Lake City’s Air

Studies show Wasatch Front residents are making changes on poor air quality days. Kate Lohnes, Salt Lake City’s Special Programs Manager says

Salt Lake City Residents Get First Look at New PBS Documentary

Salt Lake City residents are getting a first look at a PBS documentary that airs next year. Age of Champions, a film

SLC to Recognize World AIDS Day with HIV Rates Rising

As Salt Lake City prepares to recognize World AIDS Day Saturday with several downtown events, the Salt Lake Valley Health Department is

SLC Approves Parking Lot Ban in Commercial District

The Salt Lake City Council has unanimously approved a ban on the demolition of buildings in the city’s Central Business District in

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

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

Broadway Style Theater Will Bring Changes to Other Blocks of Downtown

Plans for a Broadway-style theater in Downtown Salt Lake City are well underway. Yesterday, the public was invited to get an update