Some gay activists are calling for SLC's first openly gay Councilman Stan Penfold to step down from his day job as executive director of the Utah Aids Foundation. In a petition, they say Penfold is stretched too thin to do his $68,000-a-year UAF job well. Penfold has no plans to resign.
It couldn't happen here. Lee Davidson at the Deseret News brings a tale of modern-day slavery and human trafficking -- in Milford and Delta, Utah. The U.S. Department of Justice is investigation what could be part of the largest human-trafficking case in U.S. history.
Progressives? Pitui! The Coalition of Utah Progressives has called for the summit on immigration at the Centro Civico Mexicano in SLC. Unfortunately, most of Utah's congressional delegation and candidates for their seats won't be there--a snub that may or may not play well in the coming election.
Tug boats in the sky. A Bountiful company that had hoped to build and launch a nuclear-powered "space tug" that would repair and reposition communications satellites appears hurtling toward a very down-to-earth end. Robert and Sylvia D’Ausilio of Bountiful face charges of communications fraud and the company faces bankruptcy.
|1.||Hatch wants immigrant fingerprints taken at airports|
|2.||Kirby: Children’s insults speak the harsh truth|
|3.||Hatch poised to back immigration bill with changes|
|4.||Utah company makes eating outdoors more enticing|
|5.||Utah Jazz will pick 14th, Cavs pick first in NBA Draft|
|6.||Study: Salt Lake City has highest rate of gay parents in U.S.|
|7.||Josh Powell’s sister recorded conversations with him and father|
|8.||Sen. Mike Lee rents house from friend who bought his home|
|9.||Mormon movie soundtrack a historical journey for Utah composer Paul Cardall|