Local Business 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

What the Zoo, Arts, and Parks Tax does for Salt Lake City and County

The SL County Zoo Arts and Parks program began in 1996 and requires renewal by voters. Today on the show we’ll hear

PCMR Sold to Vail, Ending Legal Dispute

(KCPW News) Vail Resorts announced on Thursday that Park City Mountain Resort would be changing hands in a $182.5 million deal. Powdr Corporation’s sale

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

Heber City, Rainbow Family Find (And Use) Common Ground

(KCPW News) Over the holiday weekend—and in the days leading up to it—you may have heard us report on something called the

Utah DABC Evaluating Its Single Event Permits

(KCPW News) The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is reassessing how it grants temporary beer permits to events. The DABC commission broached

Dabakis: Salt Lake Tribune Must Be Saved From ‘Murder’

(KCPW News) A new joint operating agreement between the Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News has some Utahns concerned that the

UT Rep. Trying to Tear Down ‘Zion Curtain’

(KCPW News) Few issues crystalize the alcohol debate in Utah better than the so-called Zion Curtain. Supporters deem it a necessary protection for

Google Fiber Could Come to Salt Lake City

(KCPW News) Internet giant Google may bring its high-speed fiber-optic internet service, Google Fiber, to Salt Lake City. KCPW’s Roger McDonough has

Utah Vying to Host Commercial Drone Testing Site

(KCPW News) Back in February of 2012, Congress and President Obama authorized the Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, to choose six test

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

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

Speed Dating for Technology Event Pairs Investors and Inventors

(KCPW News) Several Utah universities held an event last week that paired potential investors with University tech-developers and inventors. The format of

Utah Chambers of Commerce Seek Action on Immigration

(KCPW News) Presidents from various Utah Chambers of Commerce came together on Tuesday morning to urge Congress to pass immigration reform legislation

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

West Valley Introduces Promenade to City Residents

West Valley City officials today unveiled the recently completed Promenade at Fairbourne Station, the community’s new park and public walkway.

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 Ranked Seventh-Most Friendly for Small Businesses

A new survey conducted by an online marketplace for hiring local business services shows Salt Lake City is a friendly place

Utah AG’s Office Joins Suit Against E-Book Publishers

Electronic book lovers in Utah might be getting a refund from some of the nation’s largest book publishers, who are being accused

Politics Up Close: John Swallow running for AG, SL Chamber 2012 Priorities

As Chief Deputy Utah Attorney General, Republican John Swallow has battled against the federal government on issues like health care reform and

Herbert Says DABC Not a “Big, Broken Problem”

Following an audit released last year that uncovered widespread mismanagement within the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Governor Gary Herbert says

Governor Herbert Delivers 2012 State of the State Address

Utah Governor Gary Herbert delivered the 2012 State of the State Address tonight on Capitol Hill. In his speech, the Governor

Leading Business Group Backs Statewide Nondiscrimination Law

Utah’s largest business association, the Salt Lake Chamber, is calling on Utahns to make “big decisions” as the 2012 legislative session begins

Employment On The Rise in Utah

Utah remains one of the nation’s leaders when it comes to employment growth, according to the latest report from the Department of

Bank Changes Frustrate Customers

Changes at one of the state’s largest banks are leaving some customers scratching their heads.

Forbes Ranks SLC 4th for Tech Jobs

Salt Lake City is gaining national recognition for its achievements in the tech industry. Forbes has rated Utah’s capital city fifth in

Report Recommends Allowing Private Liquor Sales Next to Grocery Stores

The state could be making a lot more money from liquor sales, consultants told Utah lawmakers on Wednesday. Bob Springmeyer, President of

More Utah Ski Resorts Set to Open This Week

With 54 inches of snow already on the mountain and another couple feet expected to fall this weekend, Snowbird Ski Resort will