Pakistani refugee living the American dream

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah – Winsten Asif, a Pakistani immigrant and refugee living in Utah, says people keep asking him why he opened a Greek cuisine restaurant. “They always ask me, ‘You are Pakistani, why do you cook Greek food?’ “, he said. But for Asif, it’s all part of his American …

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Big booms to begin in the western Utah desert

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The Air Force will begin its season of full-scale detonation operations – those involving more than 10,000 pounds of net explosive weight – at the Air Force’s test and training field today. Utah (UTTR). These detonations are expected to continue until September 14. Detonations …

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Authorities crack down on fireworks violations in Utah

Holiday fireworks at a TNT fireworks booth in Salt Lake County on Thursday, June 28, 2012. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY – In light of drought conditions in Utah, local leaders have sounded the alarm bells on the fireworks this year. As the July 4 vacation approached, …

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