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  • Utah businessman set to join state Senate in August
    Provo • A Utah businessman has become the likely replacement for state Sen. Al Jackson, a Highland Republican who resigned to move east with his famil...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 07:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah councilman issued citation, told police being a government official gives him ‘protection’
    A West Jordan City Council member was cited for leaving the scene of an accident last week — but told officers he wouldn’t have to respond to the viol...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 10:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes the stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/John Locher) Clinton delivers optimism, big promises and Trump digs
    Philadelphia • Embracing her long tenure in politics as a plus, newly crowned Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton unveiled an expansive ag...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 11:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) Facebook’s ‘magic wall’ shows public corruption is Utah’s most-talked-about political topic (video)
    Philadelphia • More women than men are talking about major-party presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Facebook, and more young ...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 04:21 pm   |     |   Share


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  • UTA wins $20 million grant to improve access to transit stops
    The Utah Transit Authority announced Thursday that it won a competitive federal grant for $20 million, which it said will help fund hundreds of small ...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 03:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Rolly: A tale of two conventions — Utah Dems outscored their GOP counterparts
    Both Utah delegations walked away from their respective Republican and Democratic conventions disappointed that their favored candidates fell short, b...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 10:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   A mountain biker rides the Bonneville Shoreline Trail through the ’Hell Canyon’ area, located north of Ensign Peak. It is included in Salt Lake City’s purchase of about 305 acres of open land near City Creek Canyon, announced today by Mayor Jackie Biskupski. Thursday, July 28, 2016. Land acquisitions will protect Salt Lake City’s watershed and Bonneville Shoreline Trail
    Salt Lake City announced Thursday the purchase of 305 acres of open lands near City Creek Canyon for $1.37 million, closing out a 12-year $5.4 million...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 10:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  Tribune file photo)    Park City received a federal grant which will allow purchase of six new electric buses like the one pictured here at the University of Utah. Park City Transit wins grant for electric buses
    The Federal Transit Administration awarded Park City a $3.9 million grant this week to start adding zero-emissions electric buses to its transit fleet...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 02:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • Weekend lane, ramp closures may complicate freeway driving
    Freeway ramp and lane closures beginning this weekend on Interstates 15 and 215, State Road 201 and Bangerter Highway are expected to create some dela...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 05:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Former Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., smiles before asking that Hillary Clinton become the unanimous choice for President of the United States with the Vermont delegation during the second day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Sanders to Utah Democrats: The ‘revolution’ is not over
    King of Prussia, Pa. • The next step in Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “political revolution” is to help elect Hillary Clinton president and then pressure her t...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 08:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    Vice presidential running mate Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., right, listens as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during an goodbye reception with friends and family following the Republican National Convention, Friday, July 22, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: The Secret Service code names for Trump and Pence
    The Secret Service code names for Trump and Pence. Obama heralds Clinton, embraces her on stage at DNC. Kaine, Biden blast Trump. Happy Thursday. Th...

    Updated Jul 28 2016 10:42 am   |     |   Share
  • President Barack Obama and Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton wave to delegates after President Obama’s speech during the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Obama calls Clinton most qualified presidential candidate ever
    Philadelphia • America is still a shining example for the world, and not the crime-ridden, poverty-stricken country that Republican nominee Donald Tru...
    Updated Jul 27 2016 11:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks during the third day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Kaine and Biden blast Trump as dangerous, dishonest
    Philadelphia • The man seeking to become the next vice president and the man currently holding that position sought to discredit Donald Trump during ...
    Updated Jul 27 2016 10:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this photo taken Feb. 10, 2016, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has introduced a resolution to censure Koskinen. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah says the resolution seeks Koskinen’s resignation or removal, as well as the forfeiture of his pension.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) IRS chief says Chaffetz’s drive to oust him will leave few wanting top federal jobs
    Ogden • IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s relentless drive to impeach him will scare good people away from entering gover...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 08:04 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Friday, July 22, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally in Entertainment Hall at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. President Obama is joining Clinton’s lineup of high-powered validators from the stage Wednesday night, July 27, 2016, to make the case for electing her in November. Bill Clinton offered a passionate testimonial to his wife on the Democratic convention’s second night. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) In Hillary Clinton, Utah’s female delegates see a role model missing from their childhoods
    Philadelphia • The faces of America’s presidents flashed on the screen one at a time. All men, some with beards, some bald, one with dark skin. The ca...
    Updated Jul 27 2016 09:50 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  Tribune file photo)   Utah Transit Authority has announced a number of changes Aug. 14, including the addition of a ’Midtown Trolley’ free bus service through Layton and Clearfield. UTA’s upcoming ‘change day’ to launch free trolley bus service
    Adding a new, free “Midtown Trolley” through Layton and Clearfield — featuring buses that look like trolleys — is among changes the Utah Transit Autho...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 10:51 am   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  Tribune file photo)   A F-35 arrives at Hill Air Force Base in Sept. 2015. F-35s at Hill Air Force Base almost ready for combat, commanders say
    The United States’ newest fighter jet, and pilots and maintainers from Utah, are almost capable of deploying to a war zone, officers from Hill Air For...
    Updated Jul 27 2016 09:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Howard Dean mocks his own 2004 scream
    Howard Dean mocks his own 2004 scream. Clinton officially wins nomination as first woman to head a major-party ticket. Bernie supporters walk out of c...

    Updated Jul 28 2016 10:42 am   |     |   Share
  • (Thomas Burr  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    A protest inside the news media tents after Hillary Clinton was officially named the Democratic nominee. Utahns, other Bernie Sanders supporters protest Democratic Party’s ‘corruption’ outside convention
    Philadelphia • Fed up with what they say is a rigged system that ignores them, a group of Utahns joined hundreds of Bernie Sanders supporters in walki...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 09:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Thomas Burr  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Sophia Hawes-Tingey, a Utah delegate to the Democratic National Convention, says it’s important that transgender people be represented at the gathering. Hawes-Tingey is one of 28 transgender delegates in Philadelphia. Utahn helps craft Dems’ historic LGBT platform provisions
    Although Utah’s LGBT individuals have been frustrated at times with the Legislature’s reluctance to advance civil protections for their community, the...
    Updated Jul 27 2016 09:44 am   |     |   Share
  • |  Courtesy Patrice Arent   Utah state Rep. Patrice Arent talks with Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, in a photo taken in Utah in 2010. Utah delegate says Tim Kaine proves a good guy can succeed in politics
    Philadelphia • In a cramped Arkansas rental house, Patrice Arent watched her sister, Shereen, get married to Brian Wolfman. It was an intimate, family...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 07:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Thomas Burr  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Kevin Perez, Utah delegate to the Democratic National Convention, is worried about immigration policy under a Donald Trump administration. He is the son of an undocumented immigrant and says his mother is the person he most admires in this world. Utah delegates include minorities anxious to combat Trump vision for America
    Philadelphia • For some of Utah’s delegates, the chance to represent the state at the Democratic National Convention was also a chance to represent th...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 07:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • State certifies 8-vote win in Wilde-Brown House race
    Utah’s House District 53 continues to be a Wilde race. By just eight votes, Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox officially certified on Tuesday that Morgan County Co...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 10:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Former President Bill Clinton speaks during the second day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Bill Clinton, who is said to be readying a trip to Utah, takes humanizer role in DNC speech
    Philadelphia • Mixing folksy anecdotes about how they met and fell in love, with a detailed political résumé, former President Bill Clinton tried to r...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 10:46 pm   |     |   Share

 

Budget
Despite fuzzy claims, 53 Utah local governments are proposing property tax hikes
Updated Jul 25 2016 10:53 am

Utah auditor: Local governments’ insurance co-op suffers ‘culture of excess’
Updated Jul 20 2016 11:00 pm

Governor signs drone-restriction measure, all Utah special-session bills
Updated Jul 18 2016 09:06 pm

State looking to build new 10,000-seat, $17M arena at Utah Fairpark with help from Mormon church
Updated Jun 16 2016 10:50 am

SLC passes tight budget without fixing golf deficit, other big-ticket problems
Updated Jun 16 2016 10:53 am

Impact fee cash piles up even as Salt Lake City faces budget squeeze
Updated Jun 06 2016 11:09 am

Salt Lake County budget in sound shape at midyear
Updated Jun 08 2016 12:29 pm

Study: Utah’s fiscal health ranks No. 7 among state governments
Updated Jun 02 2016 10:57 am

The big green — 9 parks projects, maybe more, proposed for Salt Lake County
Updated May 31 2016 10:54 pm

Parks, streets still hurting in tight Salt Lake City budget
Updated May 31 2016 05:30 pm


Crime
Utah councilman issued citation, told police being a government official gives him ‘protection’
Updated Jul 28 2016 10:52 pm

Brainstorming new gun laws — Congress, Utah politicians show little interest
Updated Jul 05 2016 07:18 pm

Now free, Angelos turns to lobbying Congress against unfair federal sentences
Updated Jun 29 2016 10:52 pm

Utahns want hearings for Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, poll shows
Updated Jun 16 2016 09:52 pm

Death penalty debate on again in Utah Capitol
Updated Jun 17 2016 07:58 pm

Utah’s Stewart: Orlando shooter may not have acted alone
Updated Jun 25 2016 04:53 pm

On criminal justice reform, Sens. Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch are at odds
Updated May 31 2016 07:35 am

Potentially toxic dust could delay building Utah’s new prison
Updated Jun 01 2016 11:47 am

Salt Lake County celebrates 20 years of drug court success
Updated May 26 2016 10:45 am

UCA board grapples with funding freeze in wake of fraud, audit
Updated May 24 2016 10:24 pm


Culture
‘Gavel gap’ — Utah’s bench least diverse in nation with white men holding 79 percent of judgeships
Updated Jun 22 2016 10:45 pm

Video: Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox tells gay community his ‘heart has changed’
Updated Jun 22 2016 12:13 pm

Utah one of 11 states suing over transgender bathrooms
Updated May 25 2016 10:48 pm

Utah ban on alcohol sales and nudity does not infringe free speech, say governor, state attorneys
Updated May 19 2016 10:31 pm

Herbert says transgender restroom directive may harm children
Updated May 20 2016 10:57 am

In wake of governor fundraising controversy, Utah House speaker urges caution
Updated May 18 2016 10:57 pm

Bipartisan send-off for former Sen. Bennett
Updated May 16 2016 11:16 am

Brewvies seeks restraining order against state liquor regulators
Updated May 03 2016 03:56 pm

Utah lawmaker who helped lead prison move built town homes near prison
Updated May 02 2016 10:57 am

After overcoming mountains, deserts, early explorers now navigate state rules
Updated Apr 27 2016 11:08 am


Elections
Sanders to Utah Democrats: The ‘revolution’ is not over
Updated Jul 28 2016 08:04 pm

Clinton delivers optimism, big promises and Trump digs
Updated Jul 28 2016 11:04 pm

Obama calls Clinton most qualified presidential candidate ever
Updated Jul 27 2016 11:01 pm

In Hillary Clinton, Utah’s female delegates see a role model missing from their childhoods
Updated Jul 27 2016 09:50 pm

Utah Republicans long for the good ol’ Romney days (videos)
Updated Jul 20 2016 11:23 pm

Utah Mormons find Trump’s style and substance tough to swallow
Updated Jul 21 2016 11:14 pm

Kaine and Biden blast Trump as dangerous, dishonest
Updated Jul 27 2016 10:18 pm

Utahns, other Bernie Sanders supporters protest Democratic Party’s ‘corruption’ outside convention
Updated Jul 26 2016 09:37 pm

State certifies 8-vote win in Wilde-Brown House race
Updated Jul 28 2016 10:51 am

Utah delegate says Tim Kaine proves a good guy can succeed in politics
Updated Jul 26 2016 07:11 pm


Education
Utah committee has fun ‘ripping up’ school funding bill
Updated Feb 29 2016 02:32 pm

A rainy day fund for Utah’s higher education buildings?
Updated Feb 28 2016 09:50 pm

Senators reject bill to raise income tax on richest 1.5% of Utahns
Updated Feb 17 2016 10:40 pm

House OKs bill aimed at expanding kindergarten
Updated Feb 08 2016 09:26 pm

Bill advances to boost charter school funding by $40 million
Updated Feb 29 2016 06:47 pm

Battle over sex education returning to Utah Legislature
Updated Feb 03 2016 07:47 am

Utah’s Guv plugs solutions for health care, increases in school funding
Updated Feb 17 2016 05:19 pm

Longtime Utah Sen. Bob Bennett inducted into Hinckley Hall of Fame
Updated May 20 2016 06:06 pm

Defamation suit filed in closure of unaccredited Utah college
Updated Dec 15 2015 11:29 am

Diploma mill is biggest case for Utah Consumer Protection
Updated Nov 29 2015 10:24 am


Environment
Land acquisitions will protect Salt Lake City’s watershed and Bonneville Shoreline Trail
Updated Jul 28 2016 10:43 pm

Herbert fully backs Bishop lands bill after aide suggested setting it aside
Updated Jul 19 2016 10:49 pm

In a pledge for the planet, Salt Lake City vows to shift to all renewable energy, all the time by 2032
Updated Jul 18 2016 12:24 pm

Bears Ears book will be sent to members of Congress
Updated Jul 14 2016 11:14 am

Lands lawsuit unlikely until next year, a few expense details emerge
Updated Jun 15 2016 10:31 pm

Utah’s lawsuit over federal lands nearly ready, expenses questioned
Updated Jun 15 2016 01:31 pm

Kennecott wells aim to keep tailings in place
Updated Jun 03 2016 11:13 pm

Monument plan a grass-roots movement, supporters say
Updated Jul 14 2016 11:14 am

California Senate moves to delay Oakland coal-export plant
Updated Jun 02 2016 11:31 am

Legislature expresses opposition to Bears Ears monument
Updated Jul 14 2016 11:15 am


Health
House passes Chris Stewart-led Zika bill, White House threatens veto
Updated May 20 2016 10:54 am

University of Utah named Olympic medical center
Updated May 13 2016 10:48 am

Compliance with Utah's new abortion law is medically impossible, critics say
Updated May 10 2016 09:20 am

Sim Gill finds ‘nothing worth celebrating’ over Utah Medicaid funding
Updated May 05 2016 10:21 pm

State commission grants $135,000 to fight against drug overdose
Updated Apr 06 2016 10:57 am

Obama to Utah: Fully expanding Medicaid would help 42,000 with mental-health needs
Updated Mar 29 2016 10:53 am

Money runs out for Utah medical-marijuana bill; ballot initiative looms
Updated Mar 12 2016 12:07 pm

Tobacco bills vaporized this year
Updated Mar 12 2016 04:42 pm

Fetal anesthesia bill headed to governor, who will sign it
Updated Mar 15 2016 10:55 am

Long fight over: Small-scale Medicaid expansion wins final approval
Updated Mar 08 2016 11:07 pm


Immigration
‘We are allies,’ says Mexico’s new consul in Utah
Updated Jul 18 2016 12:25 pm

While some celebrate being American, others actually become new citizens
Updated Jul 01 2016 10:23 pm

‘You can’t imagine how much this hurts’: Supreme Court decision on immigration saps hope, angers Utah Latinos
Updated Jun 24 2016 07:48 am

Census: Utah’s Latino population grows to more than 400,000
Updated Jun 23 2016 08:26 am

Chaffetz scolds Obama administration for failure to deport undocumented criminals
Updated Jul 02 2016 04:53 pm

Senate votes to extend implementation date of controversial immigrant program
Updated Mar 07 2016 10:19 pm

Utah’s guest worker law, never implemented, may be repealed
Updated Feb 08 2016 02:16 pm

Immigrants more likely than U.S.-born to work in 5 Utah industries
Updated Dec 21 2015 10:09 pm

Salt Lake City joins in defending Obama’s immigration actions
Updated Dec 07 2015 01:53 pm

White House asks Herbert to use his position to funnel refugee info
Updated Feb 17 2016 03:01 pm


Local
New development plan in the works for old Granite High School
Updated Jul 26 2016 05:07 pm

SLC police, officials host conversation to ‘not make enemies of each other’
Updated Jul 22 2016 11:54 am

Salt Lake City Library Board selects new executive director
Updated Jul 26 2016 02:25 pm

Millcreek neighbors get into traffic jam over Grandeur Peak parking problems
Updated Jul 21 2016 12:40 pm

Public invited to Thursday meeting in SLC aimed at building police-community bridges
Updated Jul 20 2016 11:03 am

For county surveyor, it’s up, up and away
Updated Jul 09 2016 08:52 pm

Draper regional park to celebrate farming heritage
Updated Jun 30 2016 01:06 pm

Mobile farmers market to bring fresh produce to Salt Lake City’s ‘food deserts’
Updated Jun 28 2016 04:43 pm

Taylorsville celebrates 20th anniversary with optimism for future
Updated Jun 24 2016 12:21 pm

West Jordan City Council considers electronic-tracking sensors amid privacy concerns
Updated Jun 24 2016 12:22 pm


Poverty
NIMBY or not, the hunt is on for homeless shelter sites in Salt Lake City
Updated Jul 22 2016 10:14 pm

Midvale family shelter a world away from chaotic downtown homeless scene
Updated Jul 22 2016 07:43 pm

No quick fix in Pioneer Park area for homeless, residents or businesses
Updated Jun 13 2016 09:15 am

Feds to fund rents for more homeless vets in Utah
Updated Jun 04 2016 10:42 am

Volunteers of America open Salt Lake City youth center
Updated May 25 2016 03:57 pm

Homelessness rose 7% in Utah last year, even as economy grew
Updated Jun 02 2016 07:25 pm

Site selection begins for new homeless shelters in Salt Lake City
Updated Apr 19 2016 07:32 am

Utah has second-widest wage gap between women, men
Updated Apr 04 2016 11:07 pm

New homeless-youths shelter will offer security, counseling and education
Updated Mar 30 2016 10:36 pm

Help is on the way as Herbert signs bills for homeless aid
Updated Mar 28 2016 03:33 pm


Security
Utah’s members of Congress blast Obama for plan to close Gitmo
Updated Feb 25 2016 02:27 pm

Utah law enforcement to welcome Syrian refugees and help them assimilate
Updated Dec 07 2015 10:14 pm

Utah’s Chaffetz: Obama’s safety ‘is in jeopardy’ with Secret Service lapses
Updated Feb 17 2016 04:29 pm

Utah Congressman Chris Stewart calls Edward Snowden a traitor
Updated May 30 2016 06:40 pm

America is key to world peace, two ambassadors tell Utah audience
Updated Oct 14 2015 09:05 am

Utahns sue over government spying during 2002 Olympics
Updated Feb 17 2016 04:36 pm

Rocky Anderson threatens suit over alleged spying during 2002 Olympics
Updated Aug 11 2015 09:37 pm

Ex-Qwest CEO: Likely the NSA snatched emails, calls during Salt Lake Olympics
Updated Jul 29 2015 10:28 pm

Utahns in Congress angry over Iran deal
Updated Sep 15 2015 06:37 pm

Senate passes Utah Sen. Mike Lee’s domestic spying reforms
Updated Jun 02 2015 10:23 pm


Transportation
Weekend lane, ramp closures may complicate freeway driving
Updated Jul 28 2016 05:00 pm

UTA wins $20 million grant to improve access to transit stops
Updated Jul 28 2016 03:39 pm

Park City Transit wins grant for electric buses
Updated Jul 28 2016 02:11 pm

UTA’s upcoming ‘change day’ to launch free trolley bus service
Updated Jul 28 2016 10:51 am

Complaints say Salt Lake airport taxis really take visitors for a ride
Updated Jul 26 2016 10:51 am

Groups opposing Provo-Orem transit project plan appeal to Utah Supreme Court
Updated Jul 26 2016 02:24 pm

Salt Lake City International Airport ranks No. 1 for easy parking, terminal access
Updated Jul 20 2016 11:02 am

UTA gambles $23.8M by starting now on Provo-Orem bus line; critics say agency is stacking the deck
Updated Jul 18 2016 12:23 pm

Driver alert: Here are Utah’s most crash-prone intersections, freeway stretches
Updated Jul 01 2016 02:29 pm

Passport re-entry at Salt Lake City airport is among nation’s most improved
Updated Jul 18 2016 12:29 pm