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Cab Jab

Ride-sharing apps snag 50 percent of airport transports under changed regulations.

A Question of Time

As advocates seek Board of Pardons' compliance with audit, inmates languish under arbitrary sentences.

In Bloom

Iosepa comes alive for a weekend to celebrate exodus centennial.

The Amazing Race

Stacking up 18 congressional hopefuls on the Chaffetz-O-Meter.
Hopefuls vying to fill his kicker cleats are hungry to distinguish themselves from the pack. That's challenging without a metric. So while each candidate is his or her own person, Chaffetz himself makes for a useful watermark.


Oh, what a year!
It was a bright cool day in June, and Salt Lake City was aching for something different.


Battle lines deepen in Moab over controversial police officer's return to duty.
Of the four Moab officers whom Grand County prosecutor Andrew Fitzgerald complained to the city about last fall, Steven Risenhoover is the only one still on the force.

'This Isn't Salt Lake!'

A cowboy boot-wearing Rep. Stewart offers 'nebulous' answers during town hall.
Rep. Chris Stewart's town hall meeting on Friday, May 12, in Richfield was subdued compared to the raucous crowd that confronted him in Salt Lake City last March.

Hidden Menace

Written off by the DEA, spice is making a resurgence among Salt Lake City's marginalized communities.
On April 3, 2017, a woman and her 14-year-old son were selling spice near the downtown homeless shelter.

Inside Dugway

A rare tour of Utah's expansive and secretive Army testing facility.
In Utah's West Desert, toxic chemicals are stored beyond a double-locked door inside a fortified lab.

Queen of Fire

A Millcreek resident advising the city on a wildfire plan, draws on a wealth of experience.
To her eyes, they represent, "a very high wildland-urban interface," meaning that nature and homes are smacked up against each other and the potential for a wildland fire engulfing the fledgling city's houses is all too apparent.

High and Dry

Developers, preservationists at odds over Granite High's future.
The Granite High School buildings could be added to a national historic registry then reduced to a pile of rubble months later.

Keep on Truckin'

With lawmakers dropping regulations, state food truck industry motors on.
Remember when Marco Gutierrez, founder of Latinos for Trump, went on MSNBC and warned that in Hillary Clinton's America, cities would be inundated with taco trucks on every corner?

"A Tailor of Skis"

As the slopes close for the season, a crafter of custom skis prepares to make it through another summer.
When spring blossoms emerge in Salt Lake City, an ominous sense of closure enshrouds those who depend on the ski industry for their livelihood.

Taking its Toll

Inside Ogden's IRS connection.
A pack of fiscal conservatives did in 2015 what fiscal conservatives do. They proposed slashes to the federal government, the most glaring suggestion of which was to disband the IRS.

A River Runs Through Him

Glendale resident's plan calls for a new linear nature park system.
On a late autumn afternoon, the silty stream is still low, a stark contrast to the surging waterway Wheeler's photographs depict from more than 30 years ago.

Nightmare Scenario

A pedophile's right to defend himself in court clashes with a minor's desperation to escape his toxic legacy.
As Gordian knots go, the one defense attorney Ed Wall presented to the Utah Court of Appeals on March 23 required a particularly sharp sword.

Give Them Shelter

Salt Lake County aims, struggles to learn from SLC's homeless facilities debacle.
For a moment, at the center of a huddle, questions were foisted upon Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams faster than he could dish out responses. Inside the Utah Cultural Celebration Center on March 21, residents of West Valley City and South Salt Lake had circled around the mayor and demanded to know, for example, whether he would tolerate homeless folks milling about in his neighborhood, why the southern end of the valley didn't have a shelter and whose tax dollars were at stake.

Life Elevated

While a repackaged hate-crimes bill stalled in the legislative session, a Blue Lives Matter bill sailed through.
After years of failing to get Republican support for hate-crime legislation that would put some teeth into the law, advocates were optimistic that the 2017 session might finally bring victory.


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