For Real Salt Lake, the Major League Soccer season came to a disappointing end. The winner of the MLS Cup was never previously determined by as many as ten rounds of penalty kicks. But that’s what happened Saturday night against Sporting Kansas City.
Salt Lake City’s three-day New Year’s Celebration will be chock-full of fan favorite activities this year as organizers celebrate the festival’s 5th year anniversary. It will also cost families more to attend.
Now that healthcare.gov is working better, more Utahns are going online to sign up for insurance. KUER’s Andrea Smardon reports that it’s affordable for some, expensive for others, and not available at all for more than 100,000 Utah citizens.
Four hundred and fifty-four Utah Residents from 83 different countries became U.S. Citizens at Abravanel Hall today and for many, taking the Oath of Citizenship was a profound experience.
The candidates stood and raised their right hand as Julie Wierschem the Deputy Clerk of the U.S. District Court led the oath. The ceremony featured Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams as Guest Speaker. He asked the new citizens to exercise their voting rights and share ideas and cultural contributions with the community. He says their voices are important to him as a public servant.
The Union Pacific Railroad is planning to start repair work on its causeway across the Great Salt Lake. But it means closing off the culverts that allow water to pass between the north and south arms of the lake.
The causeway was built in the 1950’s, cutting off much of the natural flow between the two arms of the lake. As a result, the north arm is much saltier and about a foot lower in elevation than the south arm.
Attorneys and law enforcement personnel at University of Utah are reacting to recent attacks by so-called cyber-squatters. Thousands of University employees are being targeted by an internet scheme making fraudulent purchase orders with sites that attempt to appear to be representing the U. Valoree Dowell is the interim communications director for the University of Utah. She says right now the purchasing department is busy alerting suppliers to the scam.
Thank you so much to all of our listeners who donated during our one-day Technology Fund Drive on December 6th, 2013! We ended up raising $52,260- close to our $60K goal! We heard from 579 listeners from all over the state as well as from Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, and Texas, and we gained 42 new sustaining members. This technology fund drive helps us maintain our extensive translator system, which allows us to reach over 80% of the state on-air.
The personal information of thousands of Utah residents has been compromised. Those who use the UCard to collect benefits from the Department of Workforce Services are affected by the data breach, DWS officials announced today. JP Morgan Chase, the company tasked with delivering benefits through the digital payment card discovered a network breach that reportedly began in July and was contained in September.