Latest Salt Lake City metropolitan area Stories

2008-09-28 12:00:21

By Arthur Raymond Deseret News The Salt Lake County Council on Tuesday voted down an appeal by the Salt Lake Tribune after the paper was denied access to records from a June shooting investigation. The June 9 incident occurred outside Mama's Plantation restaurant in South Salt Lake.

2008-09-26 09:00:21

By Brice Wallace Deseret News The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau has set some lofty goals for 2009, and one involves impressing an influential crowd coming to town next summer.

2008-09-25 09:00:30

This financial situation needs to be dealt with in a nonreactionary way. We need real answers and solutions. What we do now sends a message to the rest of the world. Stephen Wesson Salt Lake City (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-25 09:00:30

By Lois M. Collins Deseret News Salt Lake County's top health official is asking for a temporary suspension of a ban on skateboard ramps in backyards until the issue can be studied further.

2008-09-24 09:00:26

By Jared Page Deseret News School hadn't quite ended when Lane Rolling pulled up to Hawthorne Elementary to pick up his son. Most days, Rolling would leave his car running -- and air conditioning blowing -- while he waited.

2008-09-22 09:00:30

Salt Lake County voters who have an urge to be a bigger part of the election process -- and an interest in a little extra cash -- can satisfy both needs as a volunteer for the County Clerk's Office. County Clerk Sherrie Swenson released a call for poll workers Thursday for the Nov. 4 election.

2008-09-21 12:00:17

By Rebecca Palmer Deseret News MAGNA -- Darrell Kilpack had big plans for a Western fort theme park in Magna -- until Salt Lake County seized his property for a state-of-the-art library. Kilpack had spent the past two decades accumulating thousands of used items for the park.

2008-09-21 12:00:17

The trail that runs alongside the Jordan River Parkway will be closed at 7500 South Thursday and Friday for construction of the Jordan River TRAX bridge. The trail is expected to reopen with a temporary detour, which will be in effect through August 2009, according to the Utah Transit Authority.

2008-09-20 12:00:38

By Jared Page Deseret News A former Salt Lake City safety-program coordinator is lashing out at the city's airport management, saying a "disregard for public safety" resulted in an auto-pedestrian accident in June that killed a Maryland woman.

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