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(The Salt Lake Tribune) Sen. Derek Kitchen, left, trailed challenger Jennifer Plumb by 51 votes Friday in their chase for the Democratic nomination for Utah's Senate District 9.

Drama grows as Jen Plumb’s edge over Sen. Derek Kitchen shrinks

By Blake Apgar | July 1, 2022, 11:06 p.m.

Salt Lake County Council member Steve DeBry, left, trails Riverton City Council member Sheldon Stewart in the Republican primary for District 5 on the Salt Lake County Council.

Election update: Two incumbents on the cusp of falling in Salt Lake and Utah counties

By Blake Apgar | July 1, 2022, 12:14 a.m.

(The Salt Lake Tribune) Sen. Derek Kitchen, left, and Jennifer Plumb, candidates for the Democratic nomination for Senate District 9. Plumb holds a razor-thin lead in the latest ballot count.

Jen Plumb overtakes Derek Kitchen in nail-biter Utah Senate race

By Blake Apgar | July 1, 2022, 12:19 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Sen. Gene Davis at the Capitol, on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022.

Utah Legislature primary results: Longtime Sen. Gene Davis appears headed for defeat

By Jacob Scholl | Daedan Olander | Blake Apgar | June 29, 2022, 5:21 a.m.

Salt Lake County Council member Steve DeBry, left, and Riverton City Council member Sheldon Stewart, Republican primary candidates for District 5 on the Salt Lake County Council.

Steve DeBry trails in bid to retain his Salt Lake County Council seat

By Blake Apgar | June 29, 2022, 4:59 a.m.

Top row, from left: candidates for the Davis County Commission: Lorene Miner Kamalu; Mark Shepherd; Bob Stevenson and Luke Elijah Brooks. Top row, from left: candidates for the Utah County Commission: Bill Lee; Brandon Gordon; Amelia Powers Gardner and Renee Tribe.

Commissioner Bill Lee behind in Utah County race; both incumbents ahead in Davis

By Blake Apgar | June 29, 2022, 5:04 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Las copas de los árboles en Montgomery Street en Glendale cerca de 1500 West y 1000 South el miércoles 22 de junio de 2022.

SLC aumenta su impulso para obtener más árboles en el lado oeste, pero está resultando difícil

By Blake Apgar | Alixel Cabrera | June 27, 2022, 7:49 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Tree canopies on Montgomery Street in Glendale near 1500 West and 1000 South on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

SLC ramps up its push to get more trees on the west side, but it’s proving difficult

By Blake Apgar | Alixel Cabrera | June 27, 2022, 11:55 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints office building on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The Utah-based faith said its position is unchanged following Friday's decision from the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade and its abortion protections for women.

LDS Church, Catholics, other Utah faith leaders react to Roe v. Wade being overturned

By Blake Apgar | Tamarra Kemsley | June 25, 2022, 10:44 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Maddison Hackford pulls her belongings along Redwood Road. Hackford has been living on the streets for the past six years, Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

Utahns experiencing homelessness for the first time ticked up for the first time in years. Here’s why.

By Blake Apgar | June 23, 2022, 10:27 a.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP) Travelers pass through Salt Lake City International Airport, Thursday, June 2, 2022, in Salt Lake City.

SLC’s airport is bouncing back post-pandemic. See which major airports it now outranks.

By Blake Apgar | June 21, 2022, 12:40 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) International Peace Gardens at Jordan Park on Friday, June 3, 2022. The gardens, opened in 1952, won't be expanding anytime soon to include additional countries.

What’s new at SLC’s Peace Gardens? The answer disappoints some.

By Blake Apgar | June 20, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Cars in the park-and-wait lot at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Thursday, June 16, 2022. The city plans to expand the lot.

It’s going to get easier to pick up someone at Salt Lake City’s airport

By Blake Apgar | June 17, 2022, 12:56 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Spinning sprinkler in Salt Lake City in June 2021. Salt Lake County is expected to approve water-saving measures that will convert sports fields to artificial turf and remove grass from parking strips on county-owned property.

Salt Lake County to convert sports fields to artificial turf. Here’s how much water it will save.

By Blake Apgar | June 15, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Trekkers enjoy a walk along the Bonneville Shoreline Trail in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 28, 2022. The city has extended its pause on construction of new trails in the foothills.

Are new trails just around the bend in SLC’s foothills? Nope. Here’s why.

By Blake Apgar | June 14, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Photo: Business Wire) Artist's concept of the Vulcan Centaur rocket from United Launch Alliance, one of the three heavy-lift launch providers Amazon selected for Project Kuiper. Northrop Grumman plans to expand its Utah operations to help propel this project.

How a rocket expansion in Utah will boost the world

By Blake Apgar | June 10, 2022, 12:58 p.m.

Top row, from left: candidates for the Davis County Commission: Lorene Miner Kamalu; Mark Shepherd; Bob Stevenson and Luke Elijah Brooks. Top row, from left: candidates for the Utah County Commission: Bill Lee; Brandon Gordon; Amelia Powers Gardner and Renee Tribe.

What you need to know about four key commission races on the primary ballot

By Blake Apgar | June 8, 2022, 1:24 p.m.

El concejal del condado de Salt Lake, Steve DeBry, a la izquierda, y el concejal de la ciudad de Riverton, Sheldon Stewart, candidatos primarios republicanos para el Distrito 5 en el Concejo del condado de Salt Lake.

Enfrentamiento principal para S.L. El Consejo del Condado destaca la pregunta clave: ¿Cuál es y qué no es el negocio del condado?

By Blake Apgar | June 8, 2022, 1:26 p.m.

Fila superior, de izquierda a derecha: candidatos para la Comisión del Condado de Davis: Lorene Miner Kamalu; marca pastor; Bob Stevenson y Luke Elijah Brooks. Fila superior, de izquierda a derecha: candidatos para la Comisión del Condado de Utah: Bill Lee; brandon gordon; Amelia Powers Gardner y Renee Tribe.

Lo que necesita saber sobre cuatro contiendas por comisiones clave en la boleta primaria

By Blake Apgar | June 8, 2022, 1:25 p.m.

Salt Lake County Council member Steve DeBry, left, and Riverton City Council member Sheldon Stewart, Republican primary candidates for District 5 on the Salt Lake County Council.

Primary showdown for S.L. County Council highlights key question: What is — and isn’t — the county’s business?

By Blake Apgar | June 8, 2022, 1:27 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  | El Tribuno de Salt Lake) 23 carreras primarias en la Legislatura de Utah están en juego en junio.

Elecciones primarias: quién se postula en las 20 carreras republicanas y 3 demócratas de la Legislatura de Utah

By Daedan Olander | Bryan Schott | Blake Apgar | Alastair Lee Bitsóí | Robert Gehrke | Jeff Parrott | Grant Burningham | June 8, 2022, 1:25 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) 23 primary races in the Utah Legislature are up for grabs in June.

Primary elections: Who’s running in the Utah Legislature’s 20 Republican and 3 Democratic races

By Daedan Olander | Bryan Schott | Blake Apgar | Alastair Lee Bitsóí | Robert Gehrke | Jeff Parrott | Grant Burningham | June 8, 2022, 4:27 p.m.

(The Salt Lake Tribune) Sen. Derek Kitchen, left, and Dr. Jennifer Plumb, candidates for the Democratic nomination for Utah Senate District 9.

Millennial vs. Gen X: Age emerges as an issue in Kitchen-Plumb Utah Senate race

By Blake Apgar | June 3, 2022, 7:42 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson, shown in May, has tested positive for COVID-19. She says she is not experiencing any symptoms.

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson tests positive for COVID-19

By Blake Apgar | June 2, 2022, 8:47 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, greets the Eurowings Discover flight crew after arriving at Salt Lake City International Airport, Monday, May 23, 2022, the first nonstop flight from Frankfurt, Germany.

SLC airport finds perfect pitchman for new nonstop flight to Germany: LDS apostle Dieter Uchtdorf

By Blake Apgar | May 24, 2022, 12:52 p.m.