Undercounted school COVID cases, inland port’s rail plan, and trails debate

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Students begin the first day of school at Granger High School in West Valley City, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021.

School coronavirus cases go undercounted as some parents refuse to report to Utah health officials. The Utah Inland Port pursues a new funding stream for a train-to-truck facility. And Salt Lake City’s mayor puts foothills trail construction on hold to consider charting a different path.

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