Weekend Rewind: News and photos you may have missed
The Salt Lake TribuneFirst published Apr 21 2014 07:46AM
It’s tough to follow the news when you’re finally off the clock and have time for yourself and your family. Rewind will help you catch up with all the happenings in Utah over the weekend.
Utah same-sex marriage case could be thrown out on a technicality • Although few believe it poses a serious threat to the case’s trajectory — likely headed to the U.S. Supreme Court by summer — the question persists: Could Kitchen v. Herbert be thrown out because the lawsuit targeted the wrong people?
Swallow warrants went to Google, Yahoo and Apple • Investigators in the ongoing criminal probe of former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff are wading through what appears to be a massive amount of data obtained through a series of sweeping search warrants.
Utah Realtors give ‘murder homes’ another life • Payson » When a California couple pulled up Kay Mortensen’s winding driveway, they found the for-sale sign — peppered with bullet holes — lying in the bushes. It had been about two years since someone tied up the retired Brigham Young University professor in his Payson Canyon home and killed him. The murder was widely publicized, and while Mortensen’s family tried to move on, there was the matter of trying to get someone to buy his house with its grisly story.
Utah day laborers lining up for more ‘doing’ • There is a daily theater around Home Depots, where a drama continually plays out about immigration, work, a sluggish economy and stores seeking a balance between making customers comfortable without appearing too mean to struggling laborers.
Easter gift for Pakistani Christian: his new Utah home • Holladay • As Saman Lall joins other Utah Christians celebrating Jesus Christ’s resurrection on this spring-dappled Sunday, you could say the Pakistani educator has been reborn himself. This is, after all, Lall’s first Easter in a country where freedom of religion is a bedrock principle, where all varieties of believers worship freely.
Reyes says he’s turning down questionable campaign contributions
Why all the hate for Salt Lake City’s new federal courthouse?
Churches gather for Easter sunrise in Salt Lake City
South Salt Lake standoff ends with explosion, no one hurt
Gun-rights activists celebrate Patriots’ Day at Utah Capitol
Photos: Thai-Lao New Year festival celebrated at Layton Buddhist temple
Magnitude 3.2 earthquake jolts western Utah, USGS says
Taxpayers won’t pay for Steven Powell sex offender treatment
Man arrested in murder of Taylorsville woman
Nathan Fillion delights ‘Firefly’ fans at Salt Lake Comic Con FanX
Scott D. Pierce: Bill O’Reilly thinks right-wingers are idiots
Science writer Mary Roach coming to Utah April 21
Utah theater company to stage a golden-years hookup
Mormon Tabernacle Choir performs ‘Messiah’
Utah gymnastics: Individuals hope to salvage Utah’s NCAA experience
Ned Grabavoy’s goal lifts Real Salt Lake over Timbers
Salt Lake Marathon: SLC runner Van De Kamp takes easy win
Thoughts on BYU’s post-spring football depth chart
Aggies will get plenty of national exposure in 2014
Opinion and commentary:
Editorial: The fires are growing, so get ready, Utahns
Editorial: Time to cap payday-lending rates
Editor column: Civility key to productive discussions
Op-ed: Legislature made excellent progress on air quality
Op-ed: Hatch, Lee forsake vulnerable Utahns
Op-ed: Time to tax carbon and give taxpayers the money
Op-ed: Bonuses are making UTA better
Paul Rolly: Utah’s caucus system: The few pick for the many
Kirby: Hard for Utahns to choose between atheists and aliens