Quantcast
Home » News
Last Updated Jan 11, 2017 10:51AM

While mayors of Salt Lake City and County agree on a vision of smaller, resource-based homeless shelters that will eventually improve upon the aging shelter downtown, a split has emerged on the costs of acquiring property for the new sites …

Read This Article            Share



MORE TOP STORIES, BLOGS & PHOTO GALLERIES
  • (Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo)    Former Unified Fire Authority Chief Michael Jensen, left, and Deputy Chief Gaylord Scott in October 2010. A recent audit recommends a criminal investigation related to their spending at UFA. Audit says former fire authority leaders misued funds; criminal probes recommended
    Unified Fire Authority officials should seek criminal investigations of their former chief and deputy chief for a dozen potential violations and attem...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 01:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • Possible GOP challenger to Rep. Jason Chaffetz emerges
    Damian W. Kidd — a Republican and attorney living in American Fork — is considering running next year against Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, arguing the...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 01:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Man shot woman at Midvale apartment during argument over money exchanged for sex
    A man who shot and wounded a woman at a Midvale apartment on Tuesday did so after the two arranged to meet through an online escort ad, Unified police...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 11:45 am   |     |   Share
  • SPONSORED ARTICLE
    Ririe-Woodbury to Perform ‘Wiggle-Friendly’ Family Matinée as Part of its Winter Season
    This February, families from all across the Wasatch Front will have the opportunity to experience contemporary dance with Elements, Ririe-Woodbury Dan...
    Updated Dec 29 2016 09:27 am   |     |   Share

  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Is Trump ready for a world crisis on day one?
    Is Trump ready for a world crisis on day one? Interior pick says new president could amend or perhaps toss national monument designations. Poll: Utahn...

    Updated Jan 18 2017 06:33 am   |     |   Share

  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     People attend a protest rally against H.B. 281 that if passed make polygamy a felony in Utah again. Members of the plural marriage community are not happy and rallied against the bill in the Capitol rotunda during the 2016 legislative session in Salt Lake City, Monday, March 7, 2016. With focus on their families, polygamists unite to oppose latest Utah bigamy bill
    Earlier this month, in the living room of a South Jordan home, politically-engaged polygamists met to discuss two things. First, according to people w...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 11:43 am   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Alicia Englert, accused of throwing her baby in the trash, makes her initial appearance in Judge Ann Boyden’s courtroom in Salt Lake City in September 2014. Her defense lawyers Susanne Gustin, left, Melissa Fulkerson, right. She is charged with attempted murder. Judge to decide whether Utah woman accused of leaving newborn in trash should continue receiving training to restore competency
    A judge has ruled that a Kearns woman accused of abandoning her newborn daughter in a trash can in 2014 is mentally incompetent and will remain so int...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 01:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • SPONSORED ARTICLE
    Professional-in-Residence Jim Mortensen Prepares Students to Become Top Advisors
    Utah Valley University Professional-in-Residence (professor) Jim Mortensen has only been in academia for a few years. But, his decades-worth experienc...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 09:25 am   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump to take office with historically low approval rating
    Trump to take office with historically low approval rating. Chaffetz says he won’t go on a ‘fishing expedition’ to investigate Trump. Meet the Utahns ...

    Updated Jan 17 2017 12:25 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow, charged with public corruption, at a pre-trial hearing in Salt Lake City, Friday January 6, 2017. Weeks before trial, Swallow seeks recusal of judge, citing pattern of bias
    Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow is asking the state judge presiding over his public corruption case to recuse herself from a February trial,...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 12:31 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)    Salt Lake City’s administration reported to the Council on Tuesday that reopening Wingpointe Golf Course isn’t viable unless the Federal Aviation Administration reconsiders a 2012 decision that the land must be leased at fair-market value. Last year, the City Council approved more than $60,000 for maintenance of the course in case it could be reopened ó keeping the tees, greens and fairways ’alive’ but not ’playable.’ Here a jet passes over the golf course as it approaches the Salt Lake International Airport as it in Salt Lake City Tuesday January 17, 2017. Hope for Wingpointe Golf Course survives, barely, as Salt Lake City Council blasts administration for lack of progress with FAA
    A reopened Wingpointe Golf Course could be an “economic development driver” at a revamped Salt Lake City International Airport, Mayor Jackie Biskupski...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 11:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • Salt Lake City promises report on purchase of $7M Sugar House homeless shelter site
    A Salt Lake City administrator told City Council members Tuesday that the city will soon present them with a report on the purchase of a proposed home...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 08:50 am   |     |   Share
  • FAITH
    Senator Bob Bennett and Peggy Fletcher Stack Remembering two bipartisan buds — my Uncle Bob (Bennett) and his friend, a good old Joe (Biden)
    Viewing the video of Vice President Joe Biden’s tears at being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and hearing his self-effacing comments took m...
    Updated Jan 13 2017 08:00 pm   |     |   Share

  • Pilot found with minor injuries after plane crash
    A man has suffered minor injuries after a plane crash in Tooele County on Tuesday afternoon. The plane had been reported missing late Tuesday afterno...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 09:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)     Big Cottonwood Creek flows through Big Cottonwood Canyon in Salt Lake City Tuesday December 20, 2016. Gehrke: Water war between landowners and Salt Lake City flows into Utah Capitol
    Turns out, water isn’t the only thing that flows downhill out of the Cottonwood canyons. For years, a group of landowners in Big Cottonwood Canyon h...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 11:09 am   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Pollution obscures the skyline as it continues to settle into the Salt Lake valley on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Activists: Expect small steps on Utah air quality
    State lawmakers have thus far proposed few air-quality measures for their upcoming session — and activists on the issue say that may not be such a bad...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 08:38 am   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    Sen. Mike Lee jokes high court gig could put him one up on his big brother
    Though he says it’s not a tooth-and-nail sibling rivalry, Sen. Mike Lee does see one advantage in getting the U.S. Supreme Court nomination over his o...
    Updated Jan 13 2017 06:45 pm   |     |   Share

  • Rocky Mountain Power offers $5,000 reward for information on copper thieves in southern Utah
    Rocky Mountain Power is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of thieves who stole copper at a substation in La Sal last ...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 01:56 pm   |     |   Share
  • Federal inmates in Utah and nationwide hope for commutations before Obama’s term ends
    Pauline K. Blake, a West Valley City woman who was serving a 24-year drug sentence in federal prison, was released last month after President Barack O...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 11:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman questions a witness during the committee’s hearing on how a small gyrocopter entered restricted airspace and landed on the West Lawn of the Capitol, in Washington, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) Utahns want Chaffetz to probe Trump conflicts, ethics official responds to Chaffetz
    Utahns overwhelmingly want Rep. Jason Chaffetz, as chairman of the House Oversight Committee, to investigate President-elect Donald Trump’s potential ...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 11:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump inauguration and protests could make D.C. a powder keg
    Trump inauguration and protests could make D.C. a powder keg. Trump names Hatch chief of staff as White House staff secretary. Hatch speaks to Interio...

    Updated Jan 13 2017 06:25 pm   |     |   Share

  • Obama reduces Utah man’s life term to 20 years
    An Ogden man serving a life sentence for distribution of methamphetamine was among the 209 federal prisoners granted commutations Tuesday by President...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 07:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Unified Police Lt. Brian Lohrke talks to the media outside an apartment complex near 1000 east and Fort Union Blvd. in Midvale on Tuesday following a shooting inside a unit in the complex. Woman injured in Midvale shooting
    Midvale • Unified police are investigating a Midvale shooting Tuesday that injured a woman, allegedly at the hands of a male acquaintance. The episod...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 11:14 am   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Bingham kicks off the ball to Bonneville during the game at Bingham High School Saturday August 24, 2013. Bingham is winning the game 14-7 at halftime. Utah school board to hear feedback on new transfer rules for high school athletes
    Opponents of a new transfer policy for high school student-athletes will have another chance to make their case before the Utah Board of Education. T...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 01:56 pm   |     |   Share
  • Inland port could make Utah a freight hub, business leaders say
    Salt Lake City • Nearly 150 years after the Transcontinental Railroad was completed in northern Utah, some of the state’s top business leaders and off...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 08:08 am   |     |   Share
  • Intermountain Healthcare laying off 52 employees
    Intermountain Healthcare is laying off more than 50 software engineers, opting to use an outside supplier to develop information-technology applicatio...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 07:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • Kirby: Once I understood Martin Luther King Jr., I understood what America should be
    My earliest memories of Martin Luther King Jr. are of dogs, firehoses, police and the KKK shouting idiotically about some imminent threat to America. ...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 11:47 am   |     |   Share
  • Kailey Vijil  courtesy of the Vijil family Efforts begin to restore competency of Utah teen accused of raping, killing 12-year-old girl
    A 17-year-old West Valley City boy accused of sexually assaulting and killing his 12-year-old neighbor will remain in a juvenile detention center as s...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 07:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  Tribune file photo)   Sean Reyes, shown here during a 2014 debate, is reportedly being considered to head the Federal Trade Commission in the incoming administration of Donald Trump. Trump may tap Utah A.G. Sean Reyes for FTC chair, report says
    Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes may be in the running for a spot in the administration of President-elect Donald Trump, according to Politico. Two un...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 11:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Hailey Allen is one of about 30 people who wrote to BYU President Worthen about their concerns about the recent picks for Title IX coordinator and Victim Advocate.  She says she was raped while a student in 2004. BYU sexual-assault victims, alumni upset with Title IX, advocate choices
    When Hailey Allen heard last week that Tiffany Turley was named Brigham Young University’s new Title IX coordinator, she began to sob. Her anxiety sk...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 09:09 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this June 18, 2014 file photo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos walks on stage for the launch of the new Amazon Fire Phone, in Seattle. Amazon launched on the web twenty years ago on July 16, 1995. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) Utah won’t release details on Amazon tax deal, says info would give advantage to competitors
    The Utah State Tax Commission is keeping confidential the details of a new deal for Amazon — which makes an estimated 21 percent of all online sales —...
    Updated Jan 17 2017 10:58 pm   |     |   Share