(Isaac Hale | Special to The Tribune) Donated items await to be sorted as Gov. Spencer Cox talks with philanthropist Pamela Atkinson before a press conference held at The Road Home Midvale Family Center on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

Gov. Spencer Cox asks Utahns to donate to homeless fund

By Karina Andrew | March 2, 2021, 8:48 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) This Jan. 5, 2021, file photo shows new apartment buildings on 400 South in Salt Lake City. Utah renters can apply for rent assistance online beginning March 15.

Need help paying rent? Starting March 15, here’s how to get it.

By Karina Andrew | March 1, 2021, 8:39 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson was assigned a full-time security detail shortly after the November election public safety officials confirmed to The Tribune. Officials say the increased security was in response to a credible threat.

Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson has been under a full-time security detail since shortly after her election

By Bryan Schott | February 25, 2021, 1:08 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  Tribune file photo)  A UTA bus in Downtown Salt Lake City, Aug. 6, 2019.

UTA adopts first-ever 5-year service plan

By Lee Davidson | February 24, 2021, 9:48 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) This Oct. 20, 2020, file photo shows people filling out their ballots on the first day of the state’s in-person early voting at the Salt Lake County Government Center. Utah lawmakers are considering two bills promoting ranked choice voting, which would allow voters to rank candidates by preference instead of only picking one candidate for a position.

Ranked choice voting explained: Here’s how it would shake up Utah elections

By Marina McNairy | February 23, 2021, 2:04 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  | Tribune file photo) A new study says payday loan rates in Utah are the second-highest in America. Only Texas is higher.

Utah’s payday loan rates are 2nd highest in America

By Lee Davidson | February 19, 2021, 10:56 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Gov. Spencer Cox speaks at a news conference in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021.

Utah has opened up vaccinations to those 65 and older immediately

By Taylor Stevens | February 18, 2021, 10:02 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) This May 29, 2020, file photo shows Kat Webb, then a recent Utah State University graduate and reporter, with her son Hendrix Twitchell as she overlooks one of her deadline reporting pieces related to COVID-19 and the Navajo Nation. When the coronavirus arrived last year, Webb, like many Utahns, found herself working from home.

Survey: Tell the Tribune about your telework experience

By The Tribune Political Team | February 16, 2021, 2:05 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo)  Tom Gibbs arranges a bottle in the display case in the Premium section on opening day of the new state liquor and wine store in Saratoga Springs, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. If lawmakers approve, liquor story employees could get raises.

Utah liquor store employees might get a raise — if lawmakers go along

By Kathy Stephenson | February 13, 2021, 12:34 a.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Pedestrians wearing face masks during the pandemic exit a UTA bus in downtown Provo on Sept. 11, 2020.

UTA ridership plummeted last year, but agency still did well financially

By Lee Davidson | February 10, 2021, 7:17 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Crystal Rose is a state caseworker who has to work a second job to make ends meet. Rose was photographed in Midvale on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021.

Low pay for Utah state workers causes chronic understaffing, forces some onto government assistance

By Bethany Rodgers | February 7, 2021, 5:32 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  Tribune file photo) Deidre Henderson speaks after being sworn as lieutenant governor at Tuacahn Center for the Arts in Ivins on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Henderson's new intern is a political veteran that is very close to the new lieutenant governor.

Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson’s intern seems overqualified

By Karina Andrew | February 6, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Al Hartmann | Tribune file photo) J Truman, left., talks during an Oct. 3, 2018 panel at the University of Utah with playwright Mary Dickson. Truman died Thursday of cancer, which he blamed on fallout from nuclear weapons testing.

Fierce advocate for ‘downwinder’ cancer victims of atomic testing dies

By Lee Davidson | February 5, 2021, 7:16 p.m.

(screengrab from Banjo company website) Park City-based Banjo had a contract with the state of Utah last year to create a live-time surveillance system to help law enforcement and other entities respond to situations faster. Some experts worried about privacy implications.

In wake of Banjo controversy, auditor warns against expansive state deals with firms collecting personal data

By Leia Larsen | February 2, 2021, 2:45 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Robert Gehrke.

Robert Gehrke: Utah can be the leader in digital privacy, just pass this bill

By Robert Gehrke | January 27, 2021, 2:13 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Traffic on 400 South in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021.

Traffic has returned to nearly normal on Utah highways

By Lee Davidson | January 22, 2021, 9:57 p.m.