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Mayor Corroon’s Proposed Tax Hike Gets Mixed Reviews

Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon’s announcement Thursday proposing a countywide property tax increase in 2013 of 17.5 percent is getting mixed

Mayor Corroon Proposes Increased Property Tax

For the first time in 12 years, Salt Lake County residents could see a big hike in property taxes. County Mayor Peter

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

Matheson Claims Victory in Utah’s 4th Congressional District

With the final count coming in just after midnight, a lead of one percent or a little over 2,800 votes gave Democrat

Swallow Wins Race to Replace Outgoing Shurtleff

Election results show Republican John Swallow as Utah’s next Attorney General, defeating Democrat Dee W. Smith by 34 percent.

State’s Homeless Summit Promotes “Housing First” Model

Homeless service providers will gather in Salt Lake City this week for the 9th annual Homeless Summit to discuss ways to end

Utah Deploys Emergency Vehicles to Assist in Super Storm Sandy Relief

Super storm Sandy has left more than 100 people dead and thousands displaced from their homes on the east coast. Today (Friday)

New Electric Charging Stations Open in Salt Lake

Helping to kick off Alternative Fuel Vehicle Awareness Month, Utah Paperbox unveiled five new electric vehicle-charging stations at its new facility in

Mayor Corroon Urges Governor to Oppose Snake Valley Agreement

Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon wants Governor Gary Herbert to get behind the Millard County Commission’s opposition of the draft Snake

Consumer Spending Up Across the Wasatch Front

Consumer spending across the Wasatch Front is up 3.9 percent over the past 12 months, two percent higher than the national consumer