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(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Justice Conrad gets some pointers from boxing coach Ron Brown, during the Intro to Boxing class, at the Marshall White Center, in Ogden, on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021.

Marshall White Center, once an historic investment in Ogden’s marginalized neighborhoods, faces ‘demolition by neglect’

By Leia Larsen | December 2, 2021, 3:49 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) A hiker stops to take a photo in Bryce Canyon, on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021.

Bryce Canyon National Park makes changes to campsite reservation system

By Leia Larsen | November 27, 2021, 11:21 p.m.

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Police officer shot, hospitalized after shootout with man in South Jordan basement

By Connor Sanders | Leia Larsen | November 28, 2021, 1:06 a.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)         The Romney Group, a private real estate investment company, is pushing for the creation of a 12,000-acre satellite port in Tooele County, which includes Erda. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.

Company’s plan for 12-mile rail bisecting wetlands worries Great Salt Lake advocates

By Leia Larsen | November 24, 2021, 12:11 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of Mylee Brown) Mylee and Chris Brown rent out their retrofitted camper van on apps like Outdoorsy, and saw great success during the pandemic.

Utahns are making big bucks renting out their RVs during the pandemic

By Leia Larsen | November 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Trucks carrying shipping containers move in and out of the Union Pacific intermodal terminal at a steady pace, west of Salt Lake City. Directly south is the future site of the transloading facility, which will be the heart of the inland port, as seen on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021.

The infrastructure bill could make Utah a leader in alternative fuels

By Leia Larsen | November 16, 2021, 2:15 p.m.

(Image courtesy of Fourth Street Clinic) Jeff Abbott, a registered nurse with Fourth Street Clinic’s Mobile Health Care team administers a COVID-19 vaccination during a clinic on April 30, 2021.

Salt Lake County’s only quarantine hotel lacks food and medical support, guests and visitors say

By Leia Larsen | November 8, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

Karen Lang, current West Valley City Council member, is leading the race for mayor.

Councilwoman set to lead West Valley City while tight races emerge in Sandy, Midvale

By Leia Larsen | Matt Canham | Alixel Cabrera | November 3, 2021, 6:02 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A traveler relaxes before his flight at Salt Lake City International Airport, Mar. 13, 2021.

Is Salt Lake City among the worst airports for layovers?

By Leia Larsen | November 2, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Sheila McCann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Banbury Cross Donuts on 700 East in Salt Lake City. The bakery is getting scorched online for a sign it posted blaming the government for its lack of staff.

Banbury Cross Donuts owner blames worker for sign that faulted government ‘handouts’ for labor shortage

By Leia Larsen | Bethany Rodgers | November 3, 2021, 6:29 p.m.

(Image courtesy of Scott Baxter) Matt Kahabka paddles from Antelope Island to the Great Salt Lake marina on Oct. 4, as he and Scott Baxter complete a multiday journey circumnavigating the lake in handmade kayaks.

Two men paddled across the fringes of Great Salt Lake to document its decline. Here’s what they saw.

By Leia Larsen | October 17, 2021, 2:08 p.m.

(Photo courtesy Uintah County) The Uintah County Commission spent thousands in federal CARES pandemic relief money on the Buckskin Hills tubing hill, including $19,999 each for six snow guns.

After Uintah County used pandemic money on a tubing hill, audit finds its finances ‘concerning’

By Leia Larsen | October 14, 2021, 3:50 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  This aerial photo from June 2018 shows where the inland port will be built.

Utah Inland Port board votes to issue up to $150M in bonds, despite questions about how to pay the debt

By Leia Larsen | October 12, 2021, 1:14 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Danna Petersen and her husband Brennen live in an 1877 adobe brick farmhouse on 1.5 acres that has been in her family for generations, Sept. 22, 2021.

In a historic neighborhood, Ogden faces an age-old battle: how to balance preservation with the need for denser housing

By Leia Larsen | October 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Zach and Kim Bartlome, joined by their sons Stillman, 4, and Evan, 2, recently relayed their experiences with Landed, a company that helps teachers and government workers buy houses, while spending time at their recently purchased home in North Ogden on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.

To get help buying a house in Utah, how about sharing the equity you’ll earn?

By Leia Larsen | October 4, 2021, 1:02 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Birds decompose on the expanding shore of the Great Salt Lake on Saturday, July 10, 2021, as extreme drought conditions recede the water line to an unprecedented level.

As Great Salt Lake shrivels and Salt Lake Valley’s population swells, state regulators reveal what worries them most

By Leia Larsen | October 2, 2021, 2:15 p.m.

( Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune ) Then a candidate in the 4th Congressional District, Carl Wimmer speaks at the Utah Republican Party nominating convention on April 21, 2012, in Sandy.  Now, a state investigation has found “reasonable cause” that the Gunnison Valley Police board denied him a promotion after discussing his retirement eligibility and religion.

Former Utah lawmaker who left LDS Church alleges workplace discrimination

By Leia Larsen | October 2, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) An unusual sight emerges from the shallow waters of the Great Salt Lake as a “reef” pops into view between Saltair and Antelope Island  on July 10, 2021, as extreme drought conditions impact the lake. Two Utah congressman are working to conserve saline waters, including the lake, throughout the West before they become environmental and public health disasters.

Can the Great Salt Lake be saved?

By Leia Larsen | September 28, 2021, 3:27 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) David Scheer speaks at a news conference by Stop the Polluting Port Coalition in Salt Lake City on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021.

Amid criticism, Utah Inland Port officials delay vote on $150 million bonding district

By Leia Larsen | September 20, 2021, 9:51 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall speaks at a recent news conference. The mayor joined with the City Council in issuing a letter raising a series of concerns about millions in debt the Inland Port Authority intends to issue in order to some large but vague infrastructure projects within the capital city's boundaries.

SLC elected leaders call on inland port to provide more transparency as it plans to take on millions in public debt

By Leia Larsen | September 21, 2021, 4:02 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) A mountain biker rides the 19th Avenue Trail in the Salt Lake City foothills on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.

Salt Lake City’s pause in trail work disappoints some hikers and bikers

By Leia Larsen | September 19, 2021, 8:23 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Travelers navigate the new Salt Lake City International Airport on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, on the one-year anniversary of the The New SLC - Phase 1 airport, as the new central tunnel begins to take shape beyond the windows.

Why Salt Lake City International Airport’s confusing layout is better for the environment

By Leia Larsen | September 16, 2021, 4:57 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Pineview Reservoir, Ogden's primary water supply, seen on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, has since dropped below 16% capacity. Water managers shut off secondary water early due to Utah's prolonged drought, and now they're working to prevent residents from using drinking water instead to keep their landscapes green.

Ogden issues warning: If residents misuse culinary water, they could be charged with a crime

By Leia Larsen | September 15, 2021, 8:54 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Chance Carey and Ashlynn Panek enjoy a slow dance with matching masks, at the Cyprus High school Prom, at the Viridian Event Center, on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

Mask mandate extended in Salt Lake City schools by City Council

By Leia Larsen | September 16, 2021, 8:23 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Eric Edelman gives an overview to Salt Lake City Council member Amy Fowler of new trails in the Foothills Natural Area on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021.

Salt Lake City mayor puts new trail construction on hold to rethink approach

By Leia Larsen | September 15, 2021, 1:28 a.m.