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Utah lawmaker wants to regulate emotional support animals

CLINTON, Utah (AP) — Seven-year-old Skyrie Sacks has a backyard coop full of emotional support animals that — like their Pokémon namesakes — began their lives as a humble egg. And, according to her mom, Skyrie is out there with her eight chickens on most days that aren't freezing or snowing or pouring. If she's [...]

By | January 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Utah lawmaker wants to regulate emotional support animals

Barbara Brierley Maxwell Gordon

1933-2018 Barbara Brierley Maxwell Gordon, 85 of American Fork, passed away peacefully in her home on December 23, 2018. She was born on February 3, 1933, to James & Sarah Ann Brierley in Salt Lake City, UT. She married Lawrence Ray Maxwell Feb. 11, 1952, in the Salt Lake LDS temple, & later divorced. She [...]

By | January 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Barbara Brierley Maxwell Gordon

Thomas Calvin Hatch

Thomas Calvin Hatch Obituary 1942 ~ 2018 Our beloved husband, father, and grand-father returned to his Heavenly Father on March 14, 2018, from natural causes at the age of 75. Thomas (Tom) was born on April 23, 1942 in Portland, Oregon to Alfred Gower Hatch and Flora Alice Morse Hatch. Tom had two younger sisters, [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thomas Calvin Hatch

The economy’s great, but Utahns still ask: ‘Where’s my raise?’

SALT LAKE CITY — Amid Utah’s record economic boom and strong job growth, many Utahns are asking: “Where’s my raise?” “We’re working hard, we’re doing everything we can, but it’s not enough,” Taylorsville resident Angela McKinnon said. “Sometimes you end up feeling stuck because I’ve thought through every option a million times.” As a single [...]

By | May 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The economy’s great, but Utahns still ask: ‘Where’s my raise?’

Football: TImpview tops Taylorsville

Timpview 32, Taylorsville 22: At Taylorsville, the Thunderbirds (2-1) rebounded from last week's loss to Lone Peak by scoring 19 points in the third quarter to break open a close game and go on for the win over Taylorsville (1-2). Austin Aspinall had a couple of touchdown runs for the Thunderbirds.Source Article

By | May 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Football: TImpview tops Taylorsville

Sure prediction: Mitt Romney (among others) will survive Saturday’s Utah GOP convention — thanks to signature gathering

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Delegates walk throughout the gymnasium and hallways of Cottonwood High School, listening to candidates and casting their ballots at the Salt Lake County Republican Party Organizing Convention, Friday, April 13, 2018. Out of the dozen U.S. Senate candidates competing at Saturday’s Utah Republican Convention, only Mitt Romney is [...]

By | April 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sure prediction: Mitt Romney (among others) will survive Saturday’s Utah GOP convention — thanks to signature gathering

Master Sergeant John D. Brownell

1929 ~ 2018Master Sergeant John D. Brownell, 88, passed peacefully in his West Jordan, Utah home on March 24, 2018. MSgt. Brownell was born on April 23, 1929 in Wellsville, NY to James and Flossie Brownell. In 1946, he began his career in the United States Army Air Corps. MSgt. Brownell was a... When someone [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Master Sergeant John D. Brownell

Guest opinion: Utah’s remarkable transportation & urban planning progress

As a transportation professional with 34 years of experience working in Utah, in both the public and private sectors, I have seen the evolution of transportation first hand and I am excited and optimistic about Utah’s transportation progress. Thanks to strong and visionary leadership by elected and appointed officials and the business community, Utah is [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Guest opinion: Utah’s remarkable transportation & urban planning progress

Utah Legislature last day: Tesla has been banned from opening a dealership in Utah — but that could change

(Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune) A Tesla service center and car charging station at 2312 S. State Street is shown under construction in 2015. The 2018 Utah legislative session ends at midnight. Here are some of the more interesting happenings as the lawmaking comes to a close: The Senate voted 26-1 to approve [...]

By | March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Utah Legislature last day: Tesla has been banned from opening a dealership in Utah — but that could change

Utah House panel votes to restrict reporters on House floor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A committee of lawmakers in Utah's House of Representatives voted Monday to ban reporters from the House floor five minutes before lawmakers meets there for floor sessions. Rep. Jim Dunnigan, who pushed for the change, said some of his colleagues need a few minutes to prepare for the day without [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Utah House panel votes to restrict reporters on House floor