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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

New license plate and road rage laws are in effect for Utah drivers.

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I'm not one to closely follow the Legislature while it's in session, as it's hard to pay attention to 500-plus bills going through the process of becoming law.

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Salt Lake City homeowners are seeing their insurance policies canceled over increased wildfire risk.

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The weather has been kinda scary this season. Record-breaking highs are drying out our hillsides and mountain areas as rain has become a scarce commodity these days.

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Movie and swap meet fans should visit the Redwood Drive-In while they still have the chance.

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When's the last time you went to a drive-in movie?

Wednesday, June 26, 2024


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Summertime and traveltime go hand in hand.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Conversion mortgages can help senior homeowners use their frozen equity to downsize.

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Did you know that the root words for "mortgage" are the French mort (meaning death) and gage (pledge)—which literally means a death pledge?

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Old lead pipes could spell trouble for Salt Lake City residents.

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Two weeks ago, the city of Atlanta, Georgia, had no water for several days and people are still being told to boil water in some neighborhoods.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Developers in California want to build a Daybreak-style walkable city from scratch.

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Sure, I love the natural beauty of the beaches, the redwood forest, even the desert—but I would not live there.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024


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Unless you're a Native American, we're all immigrants to this state.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Builders of new homes in Utah offer incentives and upgradeable features to buyers.

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In their most recent national survey of builders involved in erecting homes, not condos, the data showed that smaller home construction is the norm (less square feet), which became obvious in 2023 and is continuing this year in an effort to make the buying process more palatable.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Salt Lake's beloved Abravanel Hall is in the crosshairs of downtown development.

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I'll admit it right off—I'm a band geek. I started with the violin, then upright bass, then percussion, brass and finally French horn.

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