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Last Updated Aug 26, 2016 07:53PM

Fisher Beer is the once and future Salt Lake City brew. Originally launched in 1884, the A. Fisher Brewing Co. closed during Prohibition, opened again in 1934 and then was sold to California interests in the mid-1950s. …

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  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah State University Old Main Building, Friday, July 22, 2016. Utah State says it didn’t cover up wrongdoing, will make changes to how it handles sexual assault
    Utah State University is vowing to improve its relationship with local law enforcement after four women told Logan police they were sexually assaulted...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 11:38 am   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Aubree is a bisexual Brigham Young University student who said she was ostracized in 2012 by her college roommates and others after confiding in her LDS visiting teachers about her sexuality. During that time, Aubree said, she was sexually assaulted by a man after telling him of her plight. Aubree decided not to tell BYU about the assault. ’I was afraid that I would get into trouble,’ she said. ’For being a gay person, it would just add more issues.’ Students: BYU Honor Code leaves LGBT victims of sexual assault vulnerable and alone
    Andy wanted a blessing. He had awoken in a haze after a suicide attempt with painkillers and began to panic. He didn’t want to die. But he didn’t know...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 11:07 am   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)    Beth Overhuls, the first ever Chief Information Officer (an IT management position) for Salt Lake County, in her office at the Salt Lake County Government Center in Salt Lake City Tuesday August 2, 2016. Who says civil servants can’t make good money? Number of city, county employees earning $100K in Utah has jumped 64 percent in 5 years
    Laboring in public service can require private sacrifice — whether dealing with a prickly populace, navigating the shifting political winds or, yes, s...
    Updated Aug 09 2016 12:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Jordan Treasure rides the Bonneville Shoreline Trail network in Ogden at least twice a week. More than 100 million acres of America’s most rugged landscapes designated as wilderness are off-limits to mountain bikers, but two Utah senators have introduced legislation that would allow bikers to join hikers and horseback riders in those scenic, undisturbed areas. Bill from Hatch, Lee would end longstanding ban on bikes in U.S. wilderness
    More than 100 million acres of America’s most rugged landscapes designated as wilderness are off-limits to mountain bikers, but two Utah senators have...
    Updated Aug 02 2016 10:29 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Carrie L. Byington, M.D., prior to a press conference where  leaders of the University of Utah, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and Salt Lake City joined with Olympic and Paralympic athletes to celebrate a special joint announcement, Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Olympics: Utah-based doctor, team leading USOC fight against Zika in Rio
    The reports from Brazil started flashing on Carrie Byington’s computer screen last summer. Physicians in the country that will be hosting the 2016 Sum...
    Updated Aug 01 2016 11:21 am   |     |   Share