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Utah's metropolitan areas are fairly spread out. Staying put isn't really an option for local food trucks. This mobility has put trucks at odds with many city governments, which each have their own licensing fees. Serving food in numerous Utah cities means trucks had to pay each city's licensing fees, some ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow has asked a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit accusing him and an imprisoned ... Swallow's lawyers also asked a federal judge Tuesday in Salt Lake City to invalidate the rule he's accused of breaking, arguing it violates free speech.

2 Burned in a Chemical Explosion at University of Utah Lab. Two people were burned in a chemical explosion that forced the evacuation of a laboratory at the University of Utah. Salt Lake City firefighters responded to a Hazmat incident at the Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building at about 5 ...
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Despite safety concerns, a recreational ax-throwing venue in Salt Lake City has been approved for a license to serve beer. March 28, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. ... But Social Axe is the first Utah business of its kind to get a recreational beer license, making it "unknown territory," he said. Floyd said employees will scan IDs at the ...

SALT LAKE CITY - The Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building was evacuated Tuesday afternoon following a chemical reaction. According to the Salt Lake City Fire Department, two victims walked to the ER after the incident, which happened around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday. "There was a reaction, ... Utah
"Based upon the equipment we have, a funding decision by the [county] commissioners and because we still weren't quite there to handle the higher turnout that comes in [state election] years, we decided that we would go ahead and continue with the hybrid option," said Utah County Clerk/Auditor ...
Utah is believed to be the first state to pass a "free-range parenting" bill, which specifies cases when children can roam unsupervised without it being considered neglect. It will take effect in May ... "For us in the city, Free-Range means teaching our kids how to take public transportation," Skenazy writes on her site. "But in ...
Rowenna Erickson — a former plural wife who co-founded what for a time was Utah's most outspoken anti-polygamy organization, Tapestry Against Polygamy— .... Then she and her children moved into a rental house in Swede Town, a neighborhood along Beck Street on the north edge of Salt Lake City.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – Police are questioning a man after a stabbing at a downtown Salt Lake City restaurant. The stabbing happened at Whiskey Street at 323 South Main St. Police say the incident was reported around 7:40 p.m. Two employees got into an argument in a back-kitchen area ...
The blasts sent a deep chill through a hipster city known for warm weather, live music, barbecue and, above all, not taking itself too seriously. ... in response, the GOP-controlled state Legislature approved one of the nation's toughest laws against so-called sanctuary cities, empowering state and local police ...
Once the bill is signed, the 11 members of the board will be selected, reflecting the wide impact of the inland port project. Representation includes Salt Lake City, the Salt Lake International Airport, Salt Lake County, West Valley City, the Utah Department of Transportation, the Governor, Legislature and the ...
(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) A bullet hole can be seen in the windshield of a black sedan as Investigators comb the scene where a Granite School District police officer shot a driver on Tuesday afternoon, March 20, 2018. While on patrol near Hunter High School, the officer noticed a car full ...
BYU defeats Utah in another wild rivalry baseball game. By Jay Drew • 1m ago. Photos: Declan McKenna plays sold-out show in Salt Lake City. By The Salt Lake Tribune • 15m ago. Spat between dishwashers at Whiskey Street leads to stabbing, Salt Lake City police say. By Aubrey Wieber • 52m ago ...
The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has assigned center Tony Bradley to the Salt Lake City Stars, the Jazz's exclusively owned and operated NBA G League team. It marks the 17th assignment this season for Bradley. Bradley (6-10, 248, North Carolina) has appeared in eight games this season ...
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – A woman died Friday evening after she was struck by a TRAX train in Salt Lake City. Officials with Utah Transit Authority say a 57-year-old woman was waiting for the train to arrive when she stumbled on the yellow safety strip on the platform. As she was falling, she ...

(KUTV)- Park City School District now holds the title of one of the safest districts in the state. This year, the district hired an outside consultant to look at its safety procedures. It was part of the $3 million dollars the district allocated to improving safety in schools. Tresit Group, based out of Odgen, studied all 8 of Park Cities ...
SALT LAKE CITY — A bill backed by political heavyweights that would require Utah cities and counties not hosting homeless shelters and lacking affordable housing to contribute to other shelters has cleared its next hurdle. After an hourlong debate and a failed attempt by a GOP legislator to cut out the ...
Cities that either host a homeless shelter or have more than the statewide average of affordable and low-income housing would be exempt from the fee. Currently, Salt Lake City, Midvale, Ogden and St. George have shelters. South Salt Lake will have one next year as the state moves to close the 1,100-bed ...
To help protect the winged travelers, Tracy Aviary is asking businesses and residents in Utah to switch off their lights from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. during spring and fall migration months, adding Salt Lake City to a national “Lights Out” movement organized by bird conservationists. Dark Sky SLC and Tracy Aviary ...
... deviation from the typical script on short-term rentals in Utah, where local governments have aired fears of party houses, zoning free-for-alls and housing shortages. In Moab, St. George, Provo, Park City and several other towns, nightly rentals are restricted or banned. Salt Lake City has fielded objections ...
GEORGE, Utah - St. George and Heber, Utah are growing faster than any other large or small city in the nation, according to the annual report just issued ... Heber, the scenic town east of Mt. Timpanogas in Wasatch County, was the fastest growing micropolitan area in the country, and Wasatch County ...
The two cities also had the lowest overall percentage of physically active adults. The Portland, Oregon, area was the least-fat city, followed closely by Honolulu, Hawaii. Meanwhile, Little Rock, Arkansas, area ranked as the fattest city, followed by the Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana, metro area.
The organizers of the Tour of Utah bicycling race intend to locate the finish line of the event in Park City in August, a scenario that could crank up the cycling ... Andrs also noted the Tour of Utah stage on Saturday is scheduled to start at Canyons Village, meaning that the bicyclists, their crews and the event ...
An incoming winter storm is prompting a flurry of weather alerts including a winter storm warning for many major cities throughout the state. The winter storm warning is already in effect in Northern Utah, places like Logan and Brigham City, and Salt Lake will see the warning in effect Sunday at noon until ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is running for a Utah Senate seat, officially launching his political comeback attempt Friday by praising his adopted home state as a model for an acrimonious national government in Washington. Having been one of the Republican Party's ...
Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town. Places such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Detroit are touting their populations of people of color to chief ...
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) - Like other groups, local municipalities can be found on Utah's Capitol Hill to lobby for their best interests. Executive Director of the Utah League of Cities and Towns Cameron Diehl stops by Inside Utah Politics to discuss his organizations legislative priorities during ...
2 old, small liquor stores in Salt Lake City may get bigger, better digs under DABC plan. State officials .... The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has requested money from the 2018 Legislature to replace the 36-year-old store at 1615 Foothill Drive, said DABC spokesman Terry Wood. “We're ...
SALT LAKE CITY — In a confluence of efforts centered on social consciousness, Utah gear company Cotopaxi is among the first companies to receive ... The fiscal infusion, announced Friday, will help Cotopaxi expand its branded brick-and-mortar stores in select U.S. cities, with a Utah store slated to open ...
(Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Members of the Bulbuli Bosnian Muslim Choir take in the ambience of the Mormon Tabernacle in 2017 before performing in a Sacred Music Evening, which included musical performances, dances, scripture readings, and prayers from many Utah faith traditions.
Ray Parks, principal at Lowry High School in Winnemucca, a town of about 8,000, said Pugh has been making the rounds at local elementary schools for years. Parks said he told Pugh about a freshman academic success class for at-risk students. Some had failed several classes in eighth grade and were ...
That's an impossible burden for the Utah coal industry,” said Denise Dragoo, attorney for mine operator Alton Coal Development, based in Cedar City. ... to lawyers at Dragoo's law firm in Salt Lake City to mount a federal counter-attack in what Noel has called “California's war on Utah coal,” on grounds its ...
Utah lawmaker seeks to add a statewide fee to water bills to fund projects, such as the Lake Powell Pipeline ... A proposal to strip cities of their ability to protect nearby sources of drinking water ran into opposition, so the legislator behind the idea changed it to ask cities to help fund big Utah water projects, ...
Mr. Romney is popular in Utah, despite not having been born in the state and having spent much of his life elsewhere. (He and his wife, Ann, once kept a vacation home in Park City and in 2013, built a mansion in Holladay, a suburb of Salt Lake City.) He is one of the most prominent Mormons in American ...
“The action was taken due to the political environment and opposition which has made it difficult if not impossible for Jerry to succeed,” Colorado City Town Manager David Darger wrote in an email to municipal employees the day after the meeting, “and the Town Council has found that it is in the best ...
"They stand as a really important example of this to other communities that might want to pursue the same kind of designation to show that you can do it, you can do it in a way that's going to save you money, it's going to improve conditions at night in your town and it's going to draw more tourists if you're in a ...
The Utah League of Cities and Towns and Utah Association of Counties had reservations about the original version of the bill, which required cities and counties to convince the Legislature to pass a supportive resolution before they may advocate for a particular designation. But lobbyists for those groups ...
Parker Doolittle may one of the busiest and most effective law enforcement officers in Utah. ... (Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Parked on the shoulder of Highway 24, Wayne County sheriff's "deputy" Parker Doolittle deters would be speeders in the small town of Loa, Utah, September 13, 2017.
Kanarraville Canyon in Iron County has quickly become one of Utah's busiest hiking destinations, posing huge problems for the town of Kanarraville, which draws its water from the narrow canyon. Local officials are looking for ways to limit use, but the land is public. Photo by Brian Maffly, shot Nov. 3, 2017.
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon's second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. Or it could be in the Midwest, ... Nearly all the cities on Amazon's list already have growing economies, low unemployment and highly educated populations. "Amazon has picked a ...
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police are searching for a suspect in a shooting that killed a man in West Valley City Thursday night. Officers said the shooting happened at about 9:45 p.m. near 4100 S. and Bangerter Highway. According to police, the victim was driving when he was shot; his car then crashed ...
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Authorities say one person and a dog are dead after someone shot at their car in West Valley City. West Valley Police said on Twitter that there were other people in the car during the Thursday night shooting at Bangerter Highway, but they were not injured. A portion of the ...
10 fun facts about Spanish Fork that you may not know. This is the second in a weekly series of stories highlighting interesting facts about cities in Utah County.
Park City businesses and residents cash in on Sundance ... PARK CITY, Utah (News4Utah) - Sundance Film Festival kicked off in Park City Thursday. ... Along with giving a first class experience, many businesses say their focus is also to spread the Utah brand through their out of town customers. High West ...
Utah's largest coal producer Bowie Resource Partners has subleased the 34-acre city-owned parcel to build and operate a rail-to-ship bulk-freight loading marine terminal for shipping Utah coal to Asian markets. Bowie is also funding a lawsuit against Oakland's ban on coal handling, now being tried in ...
“When we looked at the cities they selected,” said Val Hale, executive director of the Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development, “it was obvious there were ... Amazon's announcement in September that it was looking for a location for a second headquarters set off a flurry of activity among cities and ...
“Although we do have the authority to set standards for water quality, we don't have the authority to administer the kinds of controls municipalities use to protect their source water,” said Erica Gaddis, director of DEQ's Division of Water Quality. “We are not a land management agency and we don't want to be ...
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) - Multiple events downtown this weekend are expected to bring tens of thousands of people. Business are gearing ... This is the last weekend for lights downtown, the Cleveland Cavaliers being in town to play the Jazz, and Sunday being New Year's Eve. At Maxwell's in ...


 

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