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Sanitation Districts Hope Waste-Filled Holidays Trigger Recycling

More Christmas gifts and parties mean more waste. And the Salt Lake Valley Waste and Recycling District says customers can cut that waste by recycling more.
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Christmas trees have brightened the holidays throughout the Salt Lake Valley for weeks. Soon they can repurposed by being recycled.

Whittney Evans

Whether you’re seeing it because you want a good laugh this Christmas or because you want to support free expression, there are a handful of venues in Utah to catch the controversial film The Interview tomorrow.

In downtown Salt Lake City, Brewvies film consultant Norman Chesler said the movie house and bar jumped on the chance to bring the film to customers Christmas Day.

“We have customer’s we’ve dealt with for years and we want to make sure they’re happy with what we do,” Chesler says.

Kanab Teens Restore Community Nativity Set

Dec 24, 2014

More than 40 Kanab High School Students have restored their community’s life-size nativity set over the past several months.

Brian Grimmett

As holiday travel ramps up, thousands of people will come and go using Salt Lake City International Airport. If handling the increased volume isn’t hard enough, airport employees often have to deal with severe winter weather as well.

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A federal judge has decided that San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman can afford legal counsel and will not be allowed to use a court appointed public defender. Lyman is facing charges related to his participation in a protest on federal land.

World War One Veteran awarded Silver Star by Hatch

Dec 22, 2014

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch presented the military’s Silver Star for valor to the local family of a World War One veteran on Monday.

Brian Grimmett

The Prison Relocation Commission has narrowed the list of potential prison sites down to three. 

After doing a more detailed assessment of the six top rated potential prison sites, the commission has chosen to move forward with three. One is located at I-80 and 7200 West, another is on the southern boundary of Eagle Mountain, and the third is in Tooele County next to the Miller Motorsports Park.

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Environmentalists want state regulators to come up with a tougher plan to clean up air pollution in rural Utah caused by coal-fired power plants.

Brian Grimmett

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has recused himself from being involved with the state’s defense of SB54.

SB54 makes changes to Utah election law and allows candidates to bypass the caucus/convention system and appear on a primary ballot by gathering signatures from registered voters. The Utah Republican Party is suing the state over those changes because they say that it’s unconstitutional for a state to dictate to a party how they choose candidates.

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Jim Steenburgh began probing the deep questions about the Greatest Snow on Earth since he settled in Utah after college.

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In September, VideoWest, Vita Brevis Films, and actor Julian Sands headed out to Rozel Point on the Great Salt Lake. Our new short film captures the beauty of exploring Spiral Jetty.

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