Posted // December 3,2013 If you need to atone for the elbows you threw on Black Friday, then why not take advantage of Giving Tuesday -- a chance to give back to local nonprofits helping out those in need this holiday season? And unlike recent holidays of conspicuous consumption, the bargains you get on karma points by helping out local nonprofits can be taken advantage of all through this month and oftentimes beyond.
Posted // November 28,2013 Records obtained by City Weekly show that John Swallow and two other high-ranking members of the AG's Office received a total of $10,000 in bonuses this year.
Posted // November 27,2013 According to the Utah GOP's website, Brent Ward, a senior prosecutor in Utah's U. S. Attorney's Office, is one of three Republicans seeking the post of attorney general. That's the same Brent Ward whose attempted deal with Jeremy Johnson ultimately led to John Swallow's resignation.
Posted // November 26,2013 Die-hard Real fans who feel little iffy about saying the F-word but also hate Kansas City for no apparent reason other than "sports" now have a F'n cool, kick-ass new T-shirt.
Posted // November 22,2013 From now on, you can't say it's windy if a couple of leaves blow into your yard, your porch decorations fly away, or even if tree branches start busting through your windows. Nope, it's not windy unless there's an insane explosion—like the one that happened at the corner of Chase Lane and 400 East in Centerville on Thursday evening.
Posted // November 21,2013 Utah Attorney General John Swallow announced his resignation from office Thursday, Nov. 21, following nearly a year of ongoing allegations of corruption. At a press conference announcing his resignation, Swallow explained the forces against him by telling the media a little story about farm life. “When I grew up on the farm, we had chickens,” Swallow said. “You get one little chick with a speck on his head, and what do all the other little chicks do? They peck it to death because it’s got a speck on it. My first week in office, I had a little speck, and people kept pecking it.”
Posted // November 13,2013 Regulators with the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing suspended the license of a doctor over controlled-substances issues, while another doctor is back in practice but on probation after having surrendered his licenses in 2010, following revelations he had had multiple sexual relationships with patients and coworkers.
Posted // November 12,2013 The for-profit Northridge Learning Center offers Utah students the chance to get caught up with high school work and stay on track to graduation. But according to a citation filed by the Utah Division of Consumer Protection, many of the center’s teachers and staff lacked licenses and appropriate training and, on numerous occasions, students earned in a matter of just hours the same amount of credit that traditional students would gain only after taking semester-long courses.