POSTED // Apr 9,2014 - A drop of water that makes its way into a creek at the crest of the Wasatch Mountains comes out of a person’s tap 24 hours later—a whiplash-quick turnover that makes Salt Lake City’s watershed among the most unique,
POSTED // Apr 3,2014 - When county prosecutors trumpeted in September 2013 that a domestic-terrorism attack had been thwarted, little was said about the fact that the mastermind behind the proposed plot had called the police on himself.
POSTED // Mar 5,2014 - Attorneys for same-sex parents, the parents themselves and the children of same-sex couples say this inequity speaks directly to the animus the state of Utah has shown, and continues to show, to same-sex couples and their families.
POSTED // Feb 26,2014 - In Utah, discussions about public education funding usually focus on the statistic perennially ranking the state at or near the bottom of the nation for per pupil spending. But now, talk of a huge investment is brewing as Rep. Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, has unveiled a plan to direct $200 million toward placing a digital device in the hands of every Utah schoolchild.
POSTED // Feb 19,2014 - So far as Sandy city’s concerned, all of its actions were properly noticed, recorded in open public meetings and executed appropriately and fairly. Yet many residents say they didn’t know about efforts to relocate the club until January, when the city was preparing to put its final stamp of approval on the project.
POSTED // Feb 19,2014 - Booming sales of firearms and ammunition across the nation in 2013 has translated to big bucks for Utah’s Department of Wildlife Resources, which has watched one stream of federal funding it receives more than double in size during the past two years.
POSTED // Feb 5,2014 - Whip out a Utah driver’s license in any liquor store in the country and listen as the clerk chuckles, “Utah, huh?” While this piece of plastic might be scorned in certain circles, there is one form of Utah identification that is beloved by tens of thousands of non-Utahns: a Beehive State-issued concealed-weapons permit.
POSTED // Jan 29,2014 - From Interstate 70 near Green River, the Book Cliffs are not showy: gray, dusty and forbidding, the rocky mass seems noteworthy only for its harshness juxtaposed against a naked blue sky. Proceed past this façade, however,