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Photo courtesy of the Special Collections Department at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah. 

In a circa 1925 image created for the Western Confectioner, a clerk at the Grabeteria is selling fruit to William M. McConakay, manager of the McConakay Jewelry Co. of Salt Lake City.  Art Davis, manager of the Grabeteria, is seen in the doorway, with the short apron.

Whatever happened to ... the Grabeteria?

By Paul Rolly | June 16, 2020, 1:45 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Former Rep. Jim Hansen at his Farmington office, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Jim Hansen, who served longer in the U.S. House than any Utahn, dies at age 86

By Paul Rolly | November 15, 2018, 1:17 a.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: In this, my farewell column, I’m ready to reveal my favorite story. The odd thing is, it’s one I never wrote.

By Paul Rolly | May 19, 2018, 5:02 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Nonprofit group looking to celebrate the history of Utah women lands itself in partisan hot water

By Paul Rolly | May 13, 2018, 2:00 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Romney gets an introduction into the wild and wacky world of rural Utah politics

By Paul Rolly | May 11, 2018, 11:21 p.m.

(Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, makes his opening remarks during his town hall meeting at West Valley City Hall on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

Rolly: So much for democracy — GOP gerrymandering mutes the influence of Utah’s most populous county as Stewart’s raucous town hall shows

By Paul Rolly | May 4, 2018, 10:09 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Southern Utah county’s targeting of Navajo candidate revives shades of Jim Crow

By Paul Rolly | May 1, 2018, 8:31 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: The audacity of San Juan County’s good-old-boy network is on display — again

By Paul Rolly | April 29, 2018, 4:37 a.m.

(Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo)  Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Sam Granato waves at cars along Foothill Drive and 1300 South in 2010. Granato died Wednesday at age 67.

Sam Granato brought together people — Catholics and Mormons, Republicans and Democrats — for decades

By Paul Rolly | April 26, 2018, 2:24 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Why are pro-gun forces so bent on attacking student protesters? It’s simple — the kids are winning.

By Paul Rolly | April 26, 2018, 2:22 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Utah Gov. Herbert plays hardball with fellow Republican Winder before striking out with GOP lawmakers

By Paul Rolly | April 20, 2018, 10:36 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Why won’t the Legislature even study the gender pay gap? Well, look how many men are on Utah’s Capitol Hill.

By Paul Rolly | April 17, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: What? A Utah lawmaker may have swiped a roommate’s food while in college? Oh, the horror.

By Paul Rolly | April 13, 2018, 10:24 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Nurse who suffered brain injury now entangled in two-front legal fight against the pharmacy and the hospital

By Paul Rolly | April 11, 2018, 1:22 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: All those silly job licensing rules in Utah — everything from horse massaging to hair braiding to house painting

By Paul Rolly | April 6, 2018, 7:36 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Candidates with, shall we say, interesting pasts want to be Utah’s senator of the future

By Paul Rolly | April 3, 2018, 7:05 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Why Romney is suddenly caving in to the far right on immigration — well, he’s done it before

By Paul Rolly | March 31, 2018, 4:43 a.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Fake news tried to keep Utah kids away from march against gun violence

By Paul Rolly | March 27, 2018, 10:18 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune
Staff photos of the Salt Lake Tribune staff.
Paul Rolly.

Rolly: In the Utah Legislature, backhanded threats and bullying are business as usual

By Paul Rolly | March 23, 2018, 9:00 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune
Staff photos of the Salt Lake Tribune staff.
Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Don’t blame the lobbyists — the Legislature was going to kick Salt Lake City to the curb no matter what

By Paul Rolly | March 20, 2018, 5:15 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: How my childhood encounter with a group of minority kids taught me that you can trust those who look different from you

By Paul Rolly | March 16, 2018, 9:01 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Former bishop spending thousands to tell others that the Book of Mormon is true

By Paul Rolly | March 13, 2018, 6:52 p.m.

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David Schwendiman

Rolly: Elite Utah prosecutor once again loses out on a prestigious post through no fault of his own

By Paul Rolly | March 9, 2018, 11:59 a.m.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly.

Rolly: Hatch’s latest bout of foot-in-mouth disease took a swipe at Romney and even himself

By Paul Rolly | March 6, 2018, 10:46 p.m.

(Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) UPD Deputy Chief Shane Hudson at the Sherrif's Office Building on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Hudson will be retiring soon and wants to become a high school teacher.

Rolly: Retiring Utah cop hopes to become an ‘armed’ high school teacher, but he doesn’t want all educators packing guns

By Paul Rolly | March 2, 2018, 9:46 p.m.