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(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) A first look inside the newly opened office tower at 650 Main St. in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

See photos from inside Salt Lake City’s newest office tower

By Tony Semerad | May 25, 2022, 3:46 p.m.

(Tribune file photo) Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, speaking in April, says short-term rentals are worsening the state's affordable housing supply.

Gov. Spencer Cox points to two problems in Utah’s housing crisis: Airbnb and Vrbo

By Tony Semerad | May 25, 2022, 2:36 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Church Office Building, shown on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The latest federal report shows that a key investment fund for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints saw its overall value fall by 6% in the first quarter of 2021 as the stock market tumbled.

LDS Church loses billions on stocks. See how much and how it did compared to the Dow.

By Tony Semerad | May 19, 2022, 2:08 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Marigold Bertha (a young member of the Ivory family) gets a head start ahead of other dignitaries at the groundbreaking ceremony for Ivory University House at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Friday, May 13, 2022. From left are University of Utah President Taylor Randall, Clark Ivory and Christine Ivory.

Utah’s top homebuilder to bring 552 new apartments to U. of U. in deal with LDS Church

By Tony Semerad | May 14, 2022, 5:08 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  Tribune file photo)  Under proposals being vetted at City Hall, many existing Salt Lake City neighborhoods, including this one near Liberty Park, would see new zoning incentives aimed at encouraging more construction of affordable housing.

SLC’s push for more affordable housing runs into a wall of pushback

By Tony Semerad | May 13, 2022, 12:19 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Inmates perform in the chapel at the Utah State Prison in Draper in 2017. The state plans to preserve this worship space when the prison relocates.

This Utah chapel saved souls — now souls are working to save this chapel

By Tony Semerad | May 13, 2022, 1:56 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The inside of the historic Utah Theater in Salt Lake City begins to be revealed on Saturday, April 30, 2022, following recent demolition work.

See photos from the Utah Theater’s past glory days and its ongoing demolition

By Tony Semerad | May 6, 2022, 4:05 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) A home for sale in Rose Park on Thursday, April 28, 2022.  In three years, the median home price in Salt Lake County has nearly doubled.

Homes sales on Wasatch Front plummet — again. Blame high prices and rising interest rates.

By Tony Semerad | April 29, 2022, 11:02 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Church Office Building on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Lawyers for the church argue in the James Huntsman legal appeal that faiths need not disclose their finances for "religious" as well as constitutional reasons.

Why the LDS Church says tithing funds should be kept secret

By Tony Semerad | April 25, 2022, 1:32 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) The view to the east along Highway 111 in on the western side of the Salt Lake Valley, Thursday, April 21, 2022. Utah has lost more than 700 square miles of open space between 1982 and 2017.

‘Sustainable growth is an oxymoron’ — a look at Utah’s vanishing open spaces

By Tony Semerad | May 19, 2022, 4:20 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Church  Office Building on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The now-shuttered Truth & Transparency Foundation recently revealed a database that shows the faith's vast U.S. real estate holdings.

‘Mormon Land’: Co-founders of MormonLeaks discuss their four-year ride exposing church pay, wealth and other secrets

By David Noyce | Tony Semerad | April 20, 2022, 2:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Crews begin tearing down the historic Utah Theater in downtown Salt Lake City on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, as they cut a channel through the old Kearns Building parking garage to gain access.

Final scene: Salt Lake City’s Utah Theater meets the wrecking ball

By Tony Semerad | April 20, 2022, 5:22 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The Main Street facade of the Utah Theater in downtown Salt Lake City, as seen on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Demolition of the venue could begin Tuesday.

Demolition of Utah Theater set to start Tuesday as judge rejects a final-hour effort to save it

By Tony Semerad | April 19, 2022, 12:19 a.m.

(The Salt Lake Tribune) Places of worship around Utah, clockwise from top left: The Khadeeja Islamic Center in West Valley City; a meetinghouse for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Main Street as part of a church-owned skyscraper in Salt Lake City; St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in West Jordan; the Sri Ganesha Hindu Temple in South Jordan; Congregation Kol Ami Synagogue in Salt Lake City; and First United Methodist Church in Salt Lake City.

LDS wealth spurs question: Should churches be tax-exempt?

By Tony Semerad | April 17, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

Top Workplaces 2022.

Like where you work? You have more time to nominate your employer for Utah’s Top Workplaces.

By Tony Semerad | April 18, 2022, 4:54 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Church Office Building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.

How the latest data on the LDS Church’s landholdings came to be

By Tony Semerad | April 5, 2022, 10:59 p.m.

(Tribune and wire photos) A collection of property across the United States owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, clockwise from top left: An apartment building adjacent to the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple; the Church Office Building in Salt Lake City; an office complex in Richardson, Texas; a meetinghouse in Laie, Hawaii; undeveloped land in Riverton; and farmland near St. Cloud, Fla.

New database gives widest look ever at LDS Church landholdings. See what it owns and where.

By Tony Semerad | April 6, 2022, 3:12 p.m.

(Christopher Cherrington  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

No alcohol, tobacco, coffee or Coke stocks — a look at how the LDS Church has grown its wealth

By Tony Semerad | March 29, 2022, 4:44 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Administration Building on South Temple in Salt Lake City. The Utah-based faith is trying to keep financial documents sealed in its legal fight with James Huntsman.

LDS Church seeks to keep ‘extremely sensitive’ financial data under wraps in fight with James Huntsman

By Tony Semerad | March 18, 2022, 1:23 a.m.

Do you like where you work? Nominate your company for a Top Workplaces award.

By Tony Semerad | March 13, 2022, 1:05 p.m.

(Rachel Rydalch | The Salt Lake Tribune) Aspen Village apartments located in West Valley City on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022.

‘A housing crisis every day’ — Despite all the new apartments, rising rents are crushing many Utahns

By Tony Semerad | March 10, 2022, 6:13 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo)  The aging Utah Theater on Main Street in Salt Lake City, as seen in late 2019. A judge refused on Tuesday to issue a temporary restraining order to bar the city from issuing permits allowing the 103-year-old relic from being torn down.

Is it curtains for the Utah Theater? Judge denies move to block demolition

By Tony Semerad | March 9, 2022, 1:57 p.m.

Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune  
Recursion Pharmaceuticals employee Vlad Rodic cultures tissue samples in the company lab, Oct. 31, 2018.
Recursion Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company, has opened a headquarters in Salt Lake City at The Gateway.

See how Salt Lake City aims to boost biotech and lure better-paying jobs

By Tony Semerad | March 2, 2022, 2:05 p.m.

(Business Wire | Tribune file photo)The iFit ActivePulse interface, produced by iFIT Health & Fitness in Logan.  The company announced Monday its co-founder and longtime CEO Scott Watterson would step down, while remaining as chairman of the board.

Longtime iFIT CEO steps down amid layoffs and leadership shake-up

By Tony Semerad | February 28, 2022, 9:05 p.m.

(Courtesy of Spencer Simons, via THRIVE) Nearly 1,500 people attended a THRIVE event in November at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. The nonprofit group offers "growth, healing and community" for those questioning The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

THRIVE’s aim: Help Latter-day Saints when their ‘shelf breaks’ and they want out of the church

By Tony Semerad | Peggy Fletcher Stack | February 28, 2022, 11:12 p.m.