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(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Bluffdale Fire Chief Matt Evans at Bluffdale Fire Station 92, on Sept. 20, 2022.

‘That’s history’ — Bluffdale firefighters move on after former fire chief’s criminal charges

By Alixel Cabrera | September 23, 2022, 2:47 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Activity zone, at Conservation Garden Park on the grounds of the Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District, on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022.

Xeriscaping? Charging higher fees? See what your city is doing to save water.

By Alixel Cabrera | Blake Apgar | September 20, 2022, 5:35 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) City Hall in Salt Lake City is illuminated in the colors of the Mexican flag on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, to commemorate the 212th anniversary of the Independence of Mexico and to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Why City Hall, Walker Center are decked out in different colored lights

By Alixel Cabrera | September 16, 2022, 12:42 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Nasser Abdulrasoul working in a diesel systems technology course at Salt Lake Community College's School of Applied Technology in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. SLCC is renaming the school to Salt Lake Technical College.

SLCC renames technical school, offering unconventional options for all backgrounds

By Alixel Cabrera | September 14, 2022, 6:54 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) 15,000 golf balls, roll down Main Street in Park City during the "Running of the Balls," which is part of the Miners' Day celebration, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022.

Photo Gallery: Park City celebrates 126th Miners’ Day Parade

By Alixel Cabrera | September 6, 2022, 1:32 p.m.

(Erin Alberty|The Salt Lake Tribune) Cottonwood, maple and aspen paint a rainbow of colors on the walls of American Fork Canyon on Oct. 9, 2017 in Utah County. The body of a 45-year-old man who went missing on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2020, was found Sunday morning in a very steep part of the canyon, authorities said.

Two hikers die in Utah and a third is injured

By Alixel Cabrera | September 8, 2022, 2:38 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A young boy waves as he rides a full shuttle down the canyon from Zion Lodge, Sept. 25, 2021. Zion is the third popular national park in the U.S., behind the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Yellowstone National Park, according to the National Park Services Social Science Program, which collects and records visitation numbers.

Excessive heat warning: Highs of 108 expected in national parks this week

By Alixel Cabrera | September 5, 2022, 5:39 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The sky is reflected on the slow-moving waters of the Jordan River near the Cornell Wetland Area in Rose Park on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. A pilot program incorporates stormwater management and treatment to help filter, clean and aerate stormwater, together with a riparian flood plain and upland restoration, incorporating new education and interpretive boardwalks and lookouts to create a unique community green space along the river.

What’s next for the Jordan River? More and cleaner water.

By Alixel Cabrera | September 2, 2022, 9:17 p.m.

(Bluffdale Fire) John Roberts, former Bluffdale fire chief, has been charged with misusing public money.

Former suburban Utah fire chief charged with misusing public money

By Alixel Cabrera | August 30, 2022, 11:08 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Beto Conejo paints a mural in collaboration with Deyvi Herrera on the side of a Salt Lake City building on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022.

Utah college helps Chicano artists preserve their culture through murals, music and more

By Alixel Cabrera | August 29, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rocky Anderson says he is planning to run for another term as Salt Lake City mayor in 2023.

Rocky 3? Anderson says he is running for Salt Lake City mayor again in 2023

By Bryan Schott | September 14, 2022, 5:50 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) The West Valley City Farmers Market in Centennial Park on Thursday, July 14, 2022.

West Valley City now has its own farmers market. Here’s what you need to know.

By Alixel Cabrera | July 21, 2022, 3:13 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Isaac McDonald stocks shelves in the food pantry at Crossroads Urban Center in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.

Pandemic has eased, jobs are back — why are Utah food pantries still busy?

By Alixel Cabrera | July 5, 2022, 4:39 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Marchers carry a giant American Flag in the Cherry Days Fourth of July Parade in North Ogden on Monday.

Utahns eat up this yummy July Fourth celebration — with cherries on top

By Jacob Scholl | July 4, 2022, 11:13 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  West Valley City residents and every business will soon be able to hook up to UTOPIA Fiber. Tuesday, June 7, 2022.

This Utah city becomes the second largest in the U.S. to be fully connected to fiber

By Alixel Cabrera | June 13, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Property along Redwood Road just east of West Jordan City Hall on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. The city hopes to acquire this property and transform it into its downtown.

So you want to go to downtown West Jordan? But where is it?

By Alixel Cabrera | May 8, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     E.T. Technologies treatment facility, shown in 2018, is poised to cease operations in five years as part of a settlement to a lawsuit with West Valley City.

West Valley City can breathe easier. ‘The smell’ will be gone — within five years.

By Alixel Cabrera | May 3, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Josh Scheuerman, shown Monday, April 25, 2002, helped make the West Valley Skatepark a reality.

This boarder-artist brought Utah its biggest skate park, but it wasn’t easy

By Alixel Cabrera | May 1, 2022, 2:10 p.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.

How these Salt Lake County communities plan to make streets more walkable

By Alixel Cabrera | April 20, 2022, 10:38 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Guadalupe School music teacher Kimberly Marsden teaches her students the Schuhplattler dance from Germany, April 6, 2022. The school has received a grant that will help families in the community upgrade the energy-efficiency of their homes.

New push underway to reduce west-side pollution — inside and out

By Alixel Cabrera | April 8, 2022, 12:22 p.m.