Utah County

This year’s election is the first time candidates have been able to gain access to the primary ballot by gathering signatures. And while only a few candidates took advantage of the alternative path, that choice has not gone over well with some Republican leaders.

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In response to an increasing desire to help refugees, Provo City is hosting an information night.

The five Utah County cities that use vote-by-mail for their municipal elections have finally reached an agreement with the county clerk to allow them to put the sales tax increase on their ballots.

Brian Grimmett

After reconsidering the issue on Tuesday, the Utah County Board of Commissioners has decided to keep a local option sales tax increase on this year’s ballot. But the commissioners did not address the growing controversy over vote-by-mail ballots.

The Utah County Board of Commissioners has decided to put a sales tax increase on this year’s election ballot, but they won’t allow the issue to go out on the vote-by-mail ballots used by five of their cities.

Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management’s Salt Lake Office is seeking public comment on the proposed Soldier Pass shooting range south of Saratoga Springs.

Earth Day is this week and cities in Utah Valley are becoming more environmentally friendly according to a survey of municipal policies by a local environmental group. 

Brian Grimmett

The state’s prison relocation commission has voted to move forward with further assessment of six sites located in Salt Lake, Utah, and Tooele Counties. 

Provo Reservoir Canal Enclosure and Trail Completed

Apr 5, 2013
Brian Grimmett

Local leaders celebrated the completion today of the Provo Reservoir Canal Enclosure, one of the most significant water projects in Utah. The celebration comes after nearly two decades of planning, negotiating and hard work from several of the Wasatch Front’s major water districts and local governments. But the project isn’t without some loose ends.