tisdag 28 augusti 2007

Lehi likely to approve huge residential-retail site plan

"Then you can actually start getting into more concrete design elements" After tonight Utahns could be a step closer to seeing what a Frank Gehry-designed hotel, water park and basketball arena would look like. via Salt Lake Tribune - Original Story

söndag 26 augusti 2007

Rachael Runyan Case Opened On 25th Anniversary of Child's Murder -...

"I don't know if I deserve an award" RACHAEL RUNYAN CASE REOPENED ON 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHILD'S MURDER POLICE RESTART INVESTIGATION & PARENTS OFFER BIG REWARD Twenty-five years after Rachael Runyan was snatched from a playground and murdered, the ... via Office of the Utah Attorney General - Original Story

fredag 24 augusti 2007

Field House goes techno

"It's a historical site, so we can't put anything on the outside of the building." The Einar Nielsen Field House recently installed four plasma TVs to its cardio area, which will be in operation starting today. via The Daily Utah Chronicle - Original Story

onsdag 22 augusti 2007

Bill removing Salt Lake County from Jordan School District split passes in landslide vote

"All we're trying to do is say, you know, we're important, we need a voice." A bill that would remove Salt Lake County's influence in a vote to split the Jordan School District passed the House by a landslide 62-11 in a special session this morning. via Deseret News - Original Story

måndag 20 augusti 2007

Stress Causes Killer Mine Bumps

"If you throw a hand grenade, it explodes small pieces around it, and if you get hit by it, you die" It's a benign name for something that explodes like a hand grenade. Mine "bumps" shoot high-speed coal and rock at anyone in the way as support pillars buckle. via KSL-TV Salt Lake City - Original Story

lördag 18 augusti 2007

Addressing the misuse of government property

Topic: Addressing the misuse of government property On July 27, I went to Wal-Mart in Payson. via The Daily Herald - Original Story

fredag 17 augusti 2007

Utah Mine Search Goes Deeper

"We have had some miners that have been working in the rescue effort that have asked to be relieved. They've been somewhat frightened" More than a week after a thunderous collapse, a search for six missing miners moved Tuesday toward the back of the mine, where officials hoped the men sought refuge in search of an air pocket.Crews were drilling another hole in the hopes of finding the men. They already have drilled two holes and fitted a camera down one of them, but they have yet to learn the coal miners' fate.The camera's ghostly images revealed only one indication of a miner's presence: a tool bag for hammers, wrenches and chisels hanging from a post, 3.4 miles from the entrance and more than 1,800 feet underground. Read more - Original Story

tisdag 14 augusti 2007

Reber appealed to U.S. Supreme Court

"The Ute Tribe is the only tribe in the U.S. where greater than 50 percent blood quantum is required" Reber appealed to U.S. Supreme Court Lezlee Whiting 14.AUG.07 Potential To Impact Attempted Murder Case A man who claims that his "treaty rights" allowed him to hunt and fish without the need for a Utah hunting ... via The Uintah Basin Standard - Original Story

söndag 12 augusti 2007

Anti-gay church cheers disaster

"Being in politics, you see people use tragedies for their own personal political benefit. It is sad that they do so." The statement comes across a fax machine with all the impact of a kick in the gut: "Thank God for the Utah Mine Disaster." Members of a Kansas-based church notorious for picketing military funerals to generate ... via Deseret News - Original Story

lördag 11 augusti 2007

Officials mourn Faust's passing

"My father felt that he was somebody he could talk to." As news of the late-night passing of LDS President James E. Faust spread on Friday, leaders in the political and legal communities said Faust was well-respected as a church leader, an attorney and tireless ... via Deseret News - Original Story

onsdag 8 augusti 2007

Witnesses testify at hearing for ex-mayor

Topic: Witnesses testify at hearing for ex-mayor Eagle Mountain is the cesspool of Utah, it is in the news constantly and that news is always bad. via Daily Herald - Original Story

måndag 6 augusti 2007

Utahs On the Spot Vehicle Renewal Program Recognized with National Awards for Marketing Excellence

The Utah State Tax Commission, Division of Motor Vehicles received the GovMark Council award for Best State and Local Marketing, as well as the Best Overall Marketing Program for its " On the Spot " marketing ... via Utah Business - Original Story

lördag 4 augusti 2007

Is abstinence-only enough while STDs rise?

Topic: Is abstinence-only enough while STDs rise? By the way, for comparison the Utah rate in 2005 was 3.86 . Are you saying that the Netherlands, the world's most liberal country, has a teen pregnancy rate ... via The Daily Herald - Original Story

fredag 3 augusti 2007

Prescription Drug Addiction: A Utah Epidemic

"I kept the bottle with me and I didn't have good tolerance for pain and I took more than I should have, and like the feeling" Utah's prescription drug problem is being called an epidemic. Last year more Utahns died as a result of over-the-counter or prescription drug overdoses than died in automobile crashes. via Kutv.com - Original Story