Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
(Paul Fraughton | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City's First United Methodist Church on the corner of 200 South and 200 East. Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Rewind: News you may have missed over the weekend


First Published Jan 28 2013 08:37 am • Last Updated Jan 28 2013 03:14 pm

Welcome to Weekend Rewind, a glance back at The Salt Lake Tribune’s news stories, top photos and opinions you may have missed over the weekend.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

Top stories this past weekend

Following the money in John Swallow saga • The money trail in the alleged bribery scheme embroiling Utah Attorney General John Swallow now points to a Las Vegas lawyer who is a close friend of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

2013 Utah Legislature: Heavily GOP, but more moderate? • While Utah’s second-most Republican Legislature in the past 80 years convenes Monday, some leaders surprisingly say it still may act more moderate than in recent years.

‘Fruitvale’ and ‘Blood Brother’ win big at Sundance • A young black man whose life ended too soon and Indian children whose lives are being cut short by AIDS were prominent in the big award winners Saturday night at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

Expert says Utah sheriffs don’t have to enforce federal gun laws • Members of the Utah Sheriff’s Association say they only wanted their letter to President Obama about enforcing federal gun laws to be a conversation starter. It was that, and a lot more.

story continues below
story continues below

Utah lawmakers downplay influence of special interests • Nearly $9 of every $10 raised by Utah legislators for campaigns came from special interests, but lawmakers insist the money doesn’t buy these groups special attention.

Utah begins sharing with national gun database • Utah, one of nearly two dozen states that had not been sharing mental health data with a national background check system, starts doing so in wake of Newtown, Conn., shooting.

School district settles racism claim at Alta High • Canyons School District paid a former Alta High student $100,000 to settle a claim that fellow students and football teammates racially abused him.

Regents support Dixie State name • Utah’s Board or Regents supported elevation of Dixie State College to university status and, in a disputed move, upheld retention of the "Dixie" name.

Dad united with daughter who was placed at birth with Utah couple • Terry Achane is reunited with his 22-month-old daughter, who was placed for adoption at birth with a Utah couple without his knowledge or consent.

Next Page >

Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment

About Reader Comments

Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.