Posted // April 17,2014 Imagine your life as it exists now. Waking up, walking the pooch in the morning, commuting to work, slugging through the day and coming home after stopping by the store on your way back. Now imagine it's the year 2050 and your sharing your little world with 2.5 million more Utahns that now call the Beehive State home. What's the air quality like with millions more wheels on the ground? Where we gonna put them all?-- a floating city on Utah Lake? Planners shed light on their vision of the future Thursday and argued the state can accommodate growth and preserve a quality of life to make the future more utopian than dystopian.
Posted // April 14,2014 An attorney for a man who has been jailed since September for telling a hospital crisis worker he was having homicidal thoughts says Salt Lake County prosecutors have pursued the case for political reasons.
Posted // April 9,2014 The state of Utah's attempts to blot out any rights that same-sex couples garnered through marriage took a new turn on Tuesday when the Attorney General's Office filed suit against a Third District Court judge who granted a second parent adoption for a married gay couple. Although state attorneys have made clear they believe judges should wait to process any adoptions by same-sex couples until after the larger debate on the legality of gay marriage filters through higher courts, some judges have continued to process these adoptions.
Posted // April 8,2014 Utah regulators sanctioned two doctors for inappropriate relationships with patients, and disciplined two others while another doctor's license privileges were fully reinstated last month.
Posted // April 2,2014 It's a shame that the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is restricted by law from promoting the consumption of alcohol, especially when that gets in the way of advertising its new web feature that lets you track down which liquor stores have stocked your favorite spirits and beers. Luckily we here at City Weekly have no such legal obligations and are therefore happy to introduce you to this new booze tracker.
Posted // March 31,2014 In 2012 a mere 13 parking meters were painted red by the Homeless Outreach Services Team and installed throughout Salt Lake City giving residents a place to donate small change to homeless services providers instead of giving it directly to panhandlers to feed their addictions.
Posted // March 27,2014 This weekend Utah's first ever Clean Air Fair will be more than just an awareness-raising expo of Utah's grimy sitck-to-your lungs lungs air. Organizations will be on hand offering solutions to help tackle the air quality problem that visitors can then vote on, with the top vote-getter winning financial support to help get their nonprofit or business up and running.