Under a new ordinance the Salt Lake County Council passed Tuesday, the once-failed $58 million sales tax hike that voters rejected in 2015 will come back from the dead if enough city leaders signal support.
Utah Dine Bikeyah leaders say grave robbing and looting of cultural artifacts at Bears Ears National Monument are human rights violations, and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues should intervene and stop ongoing management plans.
On April 10, police discovered 10,000 endangered radiated tortoises covering the floors of a private residence in Toliara, Madagascar, where officials believe the animals were being collected for the illegal pet trade in Asia.
Sandy Police Chief Kevin Thacker was fired Tuesday after an investigation into multiple reports of “inappropriate and unprofessional behavior” within the police department, Sandy Mayor Kurt Bradburn said.
Spring is in the air, which usually helps to lift people’s spirits (or maybe that’s just me.) However, if you are still needing a little boost on this Tuesday, the following stories should do the trick.
Thanks to the sweeping transportation bill passed by the Utah Legislature this year, counties have the power to resurrect the Proposition 1 tax sales tax hike. But Salt Lake County leaders might pass that power to cities.