Draper http://kuer.org en PRADA Takes Public Comment On Study to Move State Prison http://kuer.org/post/prada-takes-public-comment-study-move-state-prison <p>The consultant hired by the Prison Relocation and Development Authority, or PRADA, held an informal meeting at the State Capitol Thursday.&nbsp; At the event, people had a chance to voice their opinions on their master plan for moving the State prison in Draper.</p><p>Deborah Reithmuller is the founder of the Utah Prison Support Group. She was one of the few people that showed up to weigh in on why she thinks the State prison should not be moved.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:26:27 +0000 Brian Grimmett 40905 at http://kuer.org PRADA Takes Public Comment On Study to Move State Prison Friends, Family and Dignitaries Remember Slain Draper Police Officer http://kuer.org/post/friends-family-and-dignitaries-remember-slain-draper-police-officer <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Friends and family of Sergeant Derek Johnson were joined by law enforcement officers from all over the state and country for his funeral at the </span>Maverik<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Center today (Friday). Johnson was killed in the line of duty on Sunday. </span>KUER’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Nicole Nixon reports.</span></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 23:11:45 +0000 Nicole Nixon 35052 at http://kuer.org Friends, Family and Dignitaries Remember Slain Draper Police Officer Governor Appoints Six Members to New Prison Relocation and Development Authority http://kuer.org/post/governor-appoints-six-members-new-prison-relocation-and-development-authority <p>Governor Gary Herbert appointed six members to the newly formed Prison Relocation and Development Authority today. The group is tasked with examining the potential of moving the state prison that is currently located in Draper.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 21:23:20 +0000 Brian Grimmett 30058 at http://kuer.org Governor Appoints Six Members to New Prison Relocation and Development Authority Committee Recommends Moving Prison from Draper http://kuer.org/post/committee-recommends-moving-prison-draper <p></p><p>The state’s Prison Relocation Authority Committee has endorsed the idea of moving Utah’s main state prison away from Draper, and that's something the business community there would like to see.</p><p>Bill Rappleye, the head of Draper's Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Draper City Council, thinks that's a great idea.&nbsp; He says it would allow the kind of high-tech businesses that have been locating in Utah County to come into his city.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:57:50 +0000 Dan Bammes 22510 at http://kuer.org Committee Recommends Moving Prison from Draper