(Leia Larsen | The Salt Lake Tribune) Gov. Spencer Cox discuss Utah's affordable housing challenges at a news conference Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, announcing Ogden City's partnership with Landed, a company that provides down payment support for essential workers looking to buy homes.

New program coming to Ogden to make homes more affordable for teachers, government workers

By Leia Larsen | February 23, 2021, 9:48 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Dorothea Rosenberger stands next to the base for a 5G tower in front of her home  that is on the historic registry, on 1100 East, in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021.

As 5G goes online, Salt Lake City residents worry about a future full of unsightly poles

By Leia Larsen | February 18, 2021, 2:19 p.m.

(Leia Larsen | The Salt Lake Tribune) Randy Moulding discusses a landfill he proposed on his property in Box Elder County's Hansel Valley on Dec. 28, 2020. Moulding received approval from the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, but the county has denied his rezoning request. Meanwhile, county leaders have backed a Promontory Point landfill that is controversial because of its proximity to the Great Salt Lake.

‘Dirty politics’: What a fight over trash in Box Elder means for Utah’s environment and property rights

By Leia Larsen | February 10, 2021, 2:03 p.m.

(Isaac Hale | The Daily Herald file photo via AP) Water cascades down Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon, Utah, Dec. 1, 2020. A developer who wanted to buy part of the property and build a high-end treatment lodge at the top and a tram has dropped his lawsuit against Utah County for blocking his plans.

Developer drops his lawsuit over Bridal Veil Falls

By Leia Larsen | February 4, 2021, 8:21 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  A sign posted by the Salt Lake County Health Department Monday, Feb. 2, 2021, announcing that everyone was to be off the property for an abatement. Most of the unsheltered people who had been living in Camp Last Hope have dispersed to other, smaller encampments. 2021.

Camp Last Hope in Salt Lake City dispersing ahead of planned health department sweep

By Taylor Stevens | February 4, 2021, 3:11 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) People cross 300 West in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, between 900 South and 2100 South, an area undergoing a major redesign to make it more bike- and pedestrian-friendly.

Salt Lake City’s redesign of 300 West begins to take shape

By Leia Larsen | February 3, 2021, 8:42 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Bryan Dax Bilanzich (left) sits by the fire along with Darin Mann (right), where a group of people experiencing homelessness have been camping on Mann's front lawn for the past week, on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021.

Salt Lake City activist allows new homeless encampment on his front lawn

By Taylor Stevens | January 31, 2021, 4:20 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall delivers the State of the City address from the City Council Chambers in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall calls for unity, innovation: ‘Back to normal’ not good enough

By Leia Larsen | January 27, 2021, 3:05 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo) This April 24, 2018, file photo shows Sandy Mayor Kurt Bradburn announcing the firing of then-Police Chief Kevin Thacker. Thacker later sued the city for remarks made by the mayor. Bradburn announced on social media and in emails to city staff on Thursday that he will not seek a second term in this year's municipal election.

After some bumps in his first term, Sandy mayor announces he won’t seek reelection

By Leia Larsen | January 22, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) Author and activist Darlene McDonald, speaks with Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown following a press event with Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, the Salt Lake City Council, and members of the community who announced the Commission on Racial Equity in Policing, at the International Peace Gardens on, June 25, 2020. The commission is seeking public input on it's initial recommendations and has rescheduled a virtual meeting for Thursday, Jan. 28.

Salt Lake City’s Commission Racial Equity in Policing postpones public listening session until next week

By Leia Larsen | January 22, 2021, 12:36 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Treeside Charter School in Provo on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. The school is locked in battle with the developer and landlord over his lease of space on campus to commercial tenants, which has raised concerns about student safety and violation of the state charter.

A Provo charter school and its landlord are at war over commercial tenants on campus

By Leia Larsen | January 22, 2021, 12:38 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  Tribune file photo) A Salt Lake City police officer shakes hands with protesters marching for Black Lives Matter in this June 2, 2020, file photo. A racial equity commission is recommending changes in policing and wants feedback from residents. A virtual public hearing is scheduled for Jan. 20.

Should Salt Lake City police increase diversity among trainers? Bolster crisis training? Racial equity panel wants residents to weigh in.

By Leia Larsen | January 22, 2021, 12:36 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | Tribune file photo) Captured during a timed exposure, traffic is shown the intersection of 200 S. and West Temple in downtown Salt Lake City in 2018. Traffic congestion relief has been one of the few brights spots of the pandemic.

COVID silver lining: Traffic congestion plummeted by 31% in Salt Lake area in 2020

By Lee Davidson | January 22, 2021, 12:44 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | Tribune file photo) The Bears Ears buttes in Bears Ears National Monument in San Juan County are seen in this April 24, 2019 file photo. Grand County's governing commission has joined neighboring San Juan County in supporting an expansion of the monument boundaries to their original size, as designated by former President Barack Obama before President Trump moved to shrink them.

Utah’s Grand County asks President-elect Joe Biden to restore Bears Ears monument borders

By Zak Podmore | January 22, 2021, 12:57 a.m.