POSTED // Oct 24,2012 - Under the pavilion, McAdams also unflinchingly takes one of his least-favorite campaign questions from a mother, with babe in arms, who admits she comes from a Republican family.
POSTED // Oct 10,2012 - In running for Salt Lake County mayor, Republican Mark Crockett can bank on his years as a consultant, advising businesses away from the precipices of bankruptcy and back into the money.
POSTED // Oct 2,2012 - On Thursday night, I watched Anthony Mayhew die. From my second-story desk window at the City Weekly office at 248 S. Main, I watched a standoff unfold between police and Mayhew, who’d threatened to blow himself up along with the Gallivan Plaza TRAX station in front of our offices. He was 40 feet away from me when police shot him.
POSTED // Sep 26,2012 - Local firebrand and former Democratic Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson threw down the gauntlet against the political establishment by helping found the Justice Party in late 2011 and agreeing to run as its 2012 candidate for president.
POSTED // Sep 19,2012 - Tempers are running high in Millcreek’s usually peaceful, tree-lined, unincorporated 46 square miles in east-central Salt Lake Valley. Its population of 63,500 has found itself in the middle of an escalating war
POSTED // Sep 12,2012 - On Sept. 1, The Salt Lake Tribune editorial board weighed in on the 1st Congressional District race with glowing praise of Democratic candidate Donna McAleer’s unique qualifications, ranging from military experience to the private sector—and then endorsed decade-long incumbent Rep. Rob Bishop. In McAleer’s view, the editorial’s support of Bishop’s experience in Congress is representative of the political inertia that gels Utah incumbents safely into their D.C. seats for decades.
POSTED // Sep 5,2012 - According to the settlement, the Utah Attorney General’s Office says the ability of bars to change the price of drinks from one day to the next was never prohibited by the law in the first place.
POSTED // Aug 29,2012 - On July 8, Robin Putnam’s train was ahead of schedule and stopped over in Salt Lake City for a few hours. At 3 a.m., Putnam stepped off the train, leaving behind his laptop, bags, wallet and I.D., and disappeared.
POSTED // Aug 22,2012 - While police continue to investigate the flare attack, the culprits have so far evaded capture. It remains a mystery as to whether their act was purely random or motivated by hate against the popular gay club. Had the suspects been arrested, however, their motive would not have made a difference, since Utah law treats such incidents the same, whether juvenile pranks or acts of hate against people for being gay.