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Candidates for Cottonwood Heights mayor, clockwise from top left: Maile Evans; Mike Weichers; Timothy Hallbeck; Eric Kraan; and Ed Schwartz.

Police issues at forefront of Cottonwood Heights’ mayoral race

By Matt Canham | October 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson speaks at a news conference in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.

Salt Lake County mayor seeks $15 minimum wage for county employees

By Matt Canham | October 21, 2021, 11:21 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Contractors begin the work of disassembling Raging Waters water park in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. The park has been closed since 2018, and the city plans to renovate the area into a public asset.

See the Raging Waters slides come down in Salt Lake City

By Matt Canham | October 22, 2021, 4:46 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Thy Vu, left, and husband Tripp Mims are photographed in January. Police said Vu was killed in a car crash on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.

Salt Lake City bakery co-founder struck, killed by DUI suspect during police pursuit

By Kolbie Peterson | Matt Canham | October 20, 2021, 1:45 a.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall gives remarks on her proposal about new federal stimulus spending for the city at a news conference at the Horizonte Instruction and Training Center, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021.

Here’s how Salt Lake City’s mayor wants to spend millions in coronavirus relief

By Matt Canham | October 19, 2021, 12:08 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Eight candidates are running to be Sandy’s next mayor in a competitive race as campaign signs pop up around the city on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021.

Inside the crowded, and awkward, race for Sandy mayor

By Matt Canham | October 18, 2021, 3:33 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Protesters stand off with police while marching through Salt Lake City on Monday, June 1, 2020.

See the trailer for ‘Shots Fired,’ a documentary from The Salt Lake Tribune and FRONTLINE

By Matt Canham | October 21, 2021, 8:04 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake County is requiring that county vehicles and heavy machinery like lawn mowers and trimmers in the fleet use cleaner burningTier 3 fuel to reduce air pollution and improve air quality in the county, Oct. 10, 2021.

Salt Lake County switches to cleaner Tier 3 gas, challenges others to follow suit

By Matt Canham | October 13, 2021, 11:14 p.m.

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Your voter guide for Salt Lake County’s 2021 elections

By Matt Canham | Alixel Cabrera | October 8, 2021, 3:48 p.m.

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Salt Lake City voter guide 2021

By Matt Canham | October 8, 2021, 7:48 a.m.

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Cottonwood Heights voter guide 2021

By Matt Canham | October 8, 2021, 6:00 a.m.

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Sandy voter guide 2021

By Matt Canham | October 8, 2021, 7:23 a.m.

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South Salt Lake voter guide 2021

By Matt Canham | October 8, 2021, 6:00 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Volunteers of America detoxification center, on Brooklyn Avenue, on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021.

Mayor bans new homeless shelters in Salt Lake City, temporarily

By Matt Canham | October 6, 2021, 2:59 p.m.

(Andrew Harnik | AP) Afghan refugees walk through an Afghan refugee camp at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, N.J., Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. Afghan community groups and resettlement agencies prepare to help 765 new arrivals to Utah in the coming weeks.

Afghan refugees are starting to arrive in Utah. Here’s how you can help.

By Matt Canham | Alixel Cabrera | October 3, 2021, 10:54 p.m.

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City Council member James Rogers takes the oath of office in ceremony outside City Hall in this file photo.  His daughter, Sadie, right. Rogers is stepping down from the council.

Salt Lake City Council member resigns

By Matt Canham | October 1, 2021, 10:39 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Burgess Owens addresses delegates attending the Utah Republican Party’s 2021 convention at the Maverik Center in West Valley City on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Owens has submitted an amended report on his personal finances after errors were found in a previous filing.

Utah Rep. Burgess Owens criticized for inaccurately reporting who paid him and for what

By Matt Canham | October 1, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Millcreek is considering a deal with Reagan Outdoor Advertising to remove traditional billboards and replace them with three digital billboards that would be at entry points to the new city center currently under construction. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.

Millcreek fighting over plan to add digital billboards to the new city center

By Matt Canham | September 25, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Sen. Mitt Romney at the Utah Republican Party’s 2021 Organizing Convention at the Maverik Center in West Valley City on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

In speech at BYU, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney names 3 biggest issues U.S. is ignoring

By Matt Canham | September 18, 2021, 3:45 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Teachers in red with buttons that read #red for ed, wave their hands in support of comments made for education at the tax reform task force has what may be its final meeting at the Utah Capitol on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, with teachers turning out in large numbers to oppose any weakening of guarantee for public education funding. A new study shows Utahns rank third in the nation in participation at public meetings.

Utahns lag behind in voter turnout, new study shows

By Matt Canham | September 18, 2021, 3:45 p.m.

(Gordon Welters | The New York Times) A C-17 aircraft arrives with some of the final people evacuated from Afghanistan, at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.

Here’s how many Afghan refugees are headed to Utah

By Matt Canham | September 16, 2021, 12:09 a.m.

(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) A janitor walks past Transportation Security Administration sign reading: "If you See Something, Say Something," to encourage citizens to report suspicious activities at Union Station on Tuesday, April 16, 2013.

How 9/11, the pandemic and other big events rewire our fear circuitry

By Matt Canham | September 13, 2021, 1:57 a.m.

President Joe Biden speaks in the State Dining Room at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, in Washington. Biden is announcing sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Utah lawmakers criticize Biden’s new vaccine mandate

By Matt Canham | September 10, 2021, 2:59 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Malal, who lives in West Valley City, is seeking help to get his family out of Afghanistan, including his brother who worked for the U.S. military. To protect his family, Malal asked The Salt Lake Tribune not to use his real name or show his face.

‘Please do more,’ says Utahn seeking to get his family out of Afghanistan

By Matt Canham | September 7, 2021, 12:53 p.m.

(AP) Taliban fighters stand guard at a checkpoint near the US embassy that was previously manned by American troops, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. The Taliban declared an "amnesty" across Afghanistan and urged women to join their government Tuesday, seeking to convince a wary population that they have changed a day after deadly chaos gripped the main airport as desperate crowds tried to flee the country.

Utah congressman wants Biden to answer for what went wrong in Afghanistan

By Matt Canham | August 20, 2021, 10:08 p.m.