Two sites on Salt Palace property are currently under consideration for a new convention center hotel, and to accommodate its potential building sites, county leaders have requested that the city re-zone the area to allow unlimited building heights.
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will tour multiple national parks in Utah next week and also visit the San Juan County Bears Ears area, the controversial site of a possible new national monument. Hatch said he wants to stress access to public lands.
The grand opening of Volunteers of America's new Youth Resource Center on Tuesday was a celebration of community and possibility for youths 15-22 who will use services and shelter in the "purpose-built" facility at 888 S. 400 West.
The UTA board of trustees approved a resolution Wednesday to increase the fee for public records from $5 to $15. The agency said the increase will help offset the cost of fulfilling hundreds of annual requests from the public.
Gov. Gary Herbert was joined Wednesday at the Governor's Utah Energy Summit by Scott Saxberg, the president and CEO of Crescent Point Energy, to announce the latest developments in a planned nearly 4,000-well oil and gas project in the Uinta Basin.
Rescuers from the Unified Fire Authority are in the water training in the event of a swift-water rescue. The training comes as the snowmelt is starting to really pick up prior to the busy Memorial Day weekend.
Dan M. Eastman, 96, a World War II bomber, pilot received an Honor Salute during a brief ceremony Wednesday at Olympus Ranch Retirement Community. The initiative is a joint effort between Community Nursing Services and volunteer service members.