Salt Lake County Mayoral candidate Ben McAdams lays out his economic development plan, the Utah legislature is looking at making changes to the building code, and Rocky Mountain Power is shutting down the Carbon power plant.
Rocky Mountain Power generates most of the electricity to serve its customers in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho by burning coal. But it's planning to shut down the Carbon power plant, a coal-fired generating station just outside Helper, in part because of the cost of complying with new environmental regulations.
Governor Gary Hebert announces how he plans to keep pace with his long-term education goals, the YWCA of Salt Lake receives a 900 thousand dollar grant from the Justice Department, and Cache County officials quarrel over air quality.
The countdown continues in our series on the Utah Priorities Project, the Utah State Board of Education selects a new Superintendent, and Rocky Mountain Power announces a plan to help encourage the use of solar panels.
Our coverage of the Utah Priorities Project moves forward with a look at the Environment, Salt Lake County Mayoral candidate Ben McAdams introduces an education plan, and Utah is seeing the largest number of whooping cough cases in more than 60 years.
Our series on the Utah Priorities Project continues with a look at partisan politics, Salt Lake County Mayoral candidates Ben McAdams and Mark Crockett debate arts and parks, and Cache County looks at eliminating emissions testing.
The Salt Lake City Council is getting set to vote on a neighborhood pub ordinance, a toxic plume contaminating groundwater in Salt Lake may be getting federal funds for clean up, and the Utah State Board of Education is asking the state to increase per pupil spending.
Governor Gary Herbert reconsiders his latest appointment to the Radiation Control Board, Democratic Senate candidate Scott Howell releases his jobs plan, and the ACLU files a complaint against Brigham City.
Governor Herbert recognizes Patriot Day, the Utah Department of Health moves forward with a controversial overhaul of Medicaid, and University of Utah Professor Dan McCool is optimistic about the state of the countries rivers.
A state legislative committee tells the Utah Democratic party that they’ll have to pay to get redistricting documents, representatives from around the world visit Utah to learn from a uranium cleanup site, and the Department of Workforce Services launches a program to help veterans find jobs.
New restrictions to help prevent wildfires across Utah were put in place Thursday. The dry weather and lack of rain have created an early and intense fire season that is expected to continue if conditions don’t change.