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 13,2012 - This weekend may be one of your last chances to enjoy the sunshine and some active activism, be it climbing mountains to fight ovarian cancer or running a 5K to support those who have run the long road of recovery
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.