Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor after canvass

Incumbent Ralph Becker narrowed the election-night gap, but Jackie Biskupski remained victorious after Tuesday’s canvass made official ballot results for Salt Lake City’s mayoral race.


Developer withdraws Bountiful land-swap request

A letter of city support is no longer sought, but the developer still could work for the trade via Congress.


Utah governor orders lowering of U.S. flag for Paris victims

SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert on Saturday, Nov. 14 authorized the lowering of the U.S. and state flags to half-staff to honor victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris, France, according to a news release.  RELATED: Don't let killers or demagogues drive us apart RELATED: Utah couple dined at...


State fairgrounds may get up to $10 million in improvements

SALT LAKE CITY — Up to $10 million in state money may go toward improving the buildings and facilities at the Utah State Fair grounds. A panel of state lawmakers on Thursday endorsed keeping the fair at its State Fairpark grounds and renewing the Fair Board’s lease, the Salt Lake Tribune reported....


Morgan board recommends Mountain Green gravel pit reactivation

In a challenging effort to balance competing property rights, the Morgan County Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval of a conditional use permit to reactivate the Warner gravel pit in Mountain Green.


Expanding parking lot at Ogden's Main Library stirs contention

City council will decide issue within the next few weeks.


County, water district prepare for rapid Powder Mountain growth

Under the contract approved Tuesday, Nov. 10, the county’s engineers will be responsible for operating the district’s water distribution and sanitary sewer collection systems, along with complying with all tests required by the state.


State audit blisters water district's response to Ogden flooding

Weber-Box Elder Conservation District is accused of ineptitude and lack of cooperation with state auditors.


Ogden Ranger District releases motorized travel plan for forests

Sierra Club cautiously accepting of final plan after years of debate, including a lawsuit.


Mountain Green gravel pit stirs opposition

MORGAN — Opposition is mounting against reactivation of a 20-acre gravel pit in pastoral Mountain Green. In addition to the civic organization Utah Physicians for A Healthy Environment, the grassroots Mountain Green Families Against Gravel Mining in Residential Areas intends to protest the pit at...

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