County Beat Archive

Public Safety Funding About to Change

Homeowners in Riverton, Herriman, and in unincorporated Salt Lake County will soon be supporting the Unified Police Department through a new property

Salt Lake City Mayor Sits Down with White House Council, Congress on Wasatch Canyons

With the debate over the controversial SkiLink proposal and proposed wilderness protections in the background, Mayor Ralph Becker took his push to

Crockett Finalizes GOP Primary Election Victory Over Winder

Mark Crockett is officially the Republican nominee for Salt Lake County Mayor. After beating West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder by only

Crockett and Winder Anticipate Canvass Results

The race for the Republican nomination for Salt Lake County Mayor could end tomorrow at the conclusion of the official election canvass.

Politics Up Close: Merrill Nelson runs for Utah House, County Council Candidate Sam Granato

Constitutional lawyer Merrill Nelson is looking to make a comeback to the Utah Legislature. After serving in the early 1990s, he’s running

Foothills, Canyons Commission Holds First Meeting

Wednesday marked the first meeting of a 15-member commission tasked with revising Salt Lake County’s Foothills, Canyons Overlay Zone or FCOZ, an

Over 6,000 Votes Left to Count in County Mayor Race

Although former Salt Lake County Council member Mark Crockett sits 239 votes ahead of West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder in the

Less Than Half a Percent Separates Crockett, Winder in GOP Mayor Contest

Tuesday was a late night for the two Republican contenders for Salt Lake County Mayor as they went head to head in

Parks Bond Won’t Go on November Ballot in Salt Lake County

Salt Lake County voters will not be deciding whether to approve a $123 million bond for new parks and park improvements throughout

Politics Up Close: Millcreek Incorporation Debate, Senator Orrin Hatch

This fall, Millcreek voters will decide if the east-side suburb should remain a township or incorporate as the county’s 17th city. What

Salt Lake County Leaders Address Employees About County’s Future (Full Audio)

What will Salt Lake County look like in 5 years? The county's leaders pondered the question with its employees today during