County Beat Archive

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

SL Co. Settles Lawsuit Over Immigration Law

(KCPW News) A lawsuit pitting Salt Lake County against a man it detained over immigration status has been settled. Enrique Uroza will receive

Salt Lake Co. Hopes to Boost Bicycle Commuting with New Projects

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams unveiled a plan to improve bikeways in the region on Thursday. The $800,000 initiative

Former West Valley Detective Charged with Manslaughter in Willard Shooting

(KCPW News) The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday that they were filing a charge in the 2012 police

Clean Air Group Installs New Furnaces in Wood-Burning Homes

(KCPW News) It’s summer, so you’re probably not thinking about a roaring fire in your fireplace. But if Breathe Utah has its

SL Co. to Swimmers: Say No to Crypto

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County officials want to remind all public pool-goers this summer to use good hygiene and to avoid swimming

Salt Lake County Announces New Diversity Training Program

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams unveiled a new countywide diversity training program on Wednesday. The training will be required

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

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

Police Charge 3 UFA Employees After Searching Personal Prescription Histories

(KCPW News) Last year, Unified Fire Authority employees discovered missing vials of morphine in their ambulances. The UFA speculated that theft was

Mayor McAdams Delivers State of the County Address

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams delivered his State of the County address on Tuesday. He made it clear from

Salt Lake County GOP Chair Criticizes County DA Over Use of Force Finding

(KCPW News) Over the weekend, Salt Lake County GOP Chair Chad Bennion criticized Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill for what

Deputy Mayor Dunn to Retain Position in Salt Lake County

Salt Lake County Mayor-elect Ben McAdams has announced that Nichole Dunn will continue her role as Deputy Mayor with his administration.

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

County Releases Results of Canyon Transportation Studies

More parking, mass transportation, bike lanes and advance traffic warning signs are all recommendations stemming from the results of three canyon transportation

Several Dems Showing Interest in Replacing McAdams

Salt Lake County Mayor-elect Ben McAdams’ state senate seat isn’t even cold yet and already several prominent Democrats are lining up to

Salt Lake County Passes Bond For Park and Trail Development

Salt Lake County’s open space will soon be getting a facelift. Tuesday night, Salt Lake County residents passed proposition 1, a $47

Sheriff Winder, Other Law Enforcement, Endorse McAdams

Members of Salt Lake County’s Law enforcement announced their endorsement today for County Mayoral Candidate Ben McAdams. As KCPW’s Charlotte

New Website Provides Incorporation Information to Millcreek Residents

Salt Lake County launched a website today designed to provide information to Millcreek Township residents prior to November’s incorporation vote, and representatives

SL County Mayoral Candidates Debate on KCPW

In advance of Election 2012, KCPW held a Salt Lake County Mayoral Debate between candidates Ben McAdams (D) and Mark Crockett (R).

Mayors Offer Support for Millcreek Incorporation

Mayors throughout the Salt Lake Valley are lending their support to Millcreek Township residents who want to incorporate this November. West Valley

Politics Up Close: Congressional Hopeful Mia Love, County Mayor Candidate Ben McAdams

Today on the show, we were joined by Congressional hopeful Mia Love, who responded to criticism from her Democratic opponent, Jim Matheson,

Crockett Makes Case for Reducing County’s Debt

A debate over Salt Lake County’s debt load has emerged in the opinion pages of The Salt Lake Tribune, with outgoing County

Smaller Parks Bond Will Go to Voters in November

Salt Lake County is one step closer to getting more parks and park improvements. Tuesday, the County Council unanimously approved placing a

Corroon Proposes Smaller Parks Bond

After his last parks bond was rejected by Republicans on the county council, Salt Lake County Mayor Corroon is proposing a new

County Seeking Input on Future Canyons Use

Salt Lake County announced Thursday its plans to begin collecting public input on the future development of Parleys, Big Cottonwood, and Little

County Releases Map of Popular Recreation Trail

Recreating along the Jordan River Parkway Trail will be easier now that a map of the trail has been made available.

Leaders to Decide Best Jordan River Management Principles

A group of community leaders from across the state will meet over the next several months to discuss the best methods of