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🌱 Free Transit Bill Dead + Utahns worried about family in Ukraine

Happy Saturday, Salt Lake City! Let’s keep up to date with what’s happening locally to start today on an informed note. First, today’s weather forecast: Cold with lots of sun. Top: 35 Bottom: 17. Here are the top three stories from today in Salt Lake City: Permanent free public transport …

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🌱 In-flight exit attempt on plane + Utah Symphony changes policy

Hello, people of Salt Lake City! Joseph Peterson here with the latest edition of the Salt Lake City Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Partially sunny. High: 44 Low: 29. Here are the top three stories in Salt Lake City today: Michael Brandon Demarre is the name of the man who …

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University of Utah student killed at Salt Lake City motel

A 19-year-old University of Utah student was killed Friday in what police are calling a domestic violence situation. The woman, an international student from China, was found dead in a Salt Lake City motel room, police said. She is the second Chinese student at the U. to be killed in …

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Utah basketball: Better days may be ahead for Runnin’ Utes

This article was first published in the Ute Insiders newsletter. Sign up to receive the newsletter in your inbox every Wednesday evening. The infamous streak is over. The Runnin’ Utes finally ended their program-record 10-game losing streak last week with an 84-59 victory over another struggling team, Oregon State. Could …

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Joyce Metcalf Obituary (2022) – Salt Lake City, UT

Joyce Hawkes Metcalf 1933~2022 Salt Lake City, UT—Our Mother Angel, Joyce Hawkes Metcalf, passed away peacefully at her home after sustaining a head injury from a fall. She returned to her loving Heavenly Parents on Friday, January 28, 2022 at the age of 88. Our father, Robert W. Metcalf, preceded …

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Utah’s population will grow by 2.2 million in 2060, report says

SALT LAKE CITY — A new report projects that Utah’s population will reach 5.5 million people by 2060, while doubling the number of households in the state. The report “Long-term planning projections” of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah also shows that the state will …

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How a Utah pocket confronts the word ‘Dixie’ | Across America

Deven Osborne aspired to play college football. The high school student, an extended wide receiver who lived in the Los Angeles area, was hoping he could achieve his goal when a Dixie State University football coach invited him to visit the school in St. George, In. ‘Utah. Osborne was intrigued …

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Utah Utes basketball drops 14 points to fall to Washington for fourth loss in five games

Utah led by 14 points with 14:16 remaining in the game. January 6, 2022, Salt Lake City, Utah: The University of Utah Utes basketball team faces the Washington Huskies at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, January 6, 2022. (Photo by Nick Grace / …

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🌱 1,400 new homes at Sugar House + U’s new security manager

Hello, people of Salt Lake City! It’s me again, Joseph Peterson, your Salt Lake City Daily host. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: A little sun, then clouds. High: 48 Low: 33. Here are the 4 best stories in Salt Lake City today: the Sugar house district …

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A Rose Bowl win won’t just help the Utah football team

This article was first published in the Ute Insiders. Sign up to receive the newsletter in your inbox every Wednesday evening. Utah’s first Rose Bowl appearance could be a godsend for the whole school, not just the football team. Coach Kyle Whittingham reflected on the fringe benefits of playing in …

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Longtime ‘scandalous’ Utah radio host Tom Barberi dies

Tom Barberi, a radio talk show host who loved to poke fun at Utah institutions and became one himself, has passed away. Barberi died Friday morning, according to her daughter Gina Barberi, who followed her father’s career path and is now the host of X96’s “Radio From Hell” show. He …

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Kellan Anderson Obituary (2021) – Draper, UT

Kellan Adam Clemans Anderson 2002 ~ 2021 On December 14, 2021, Kellan Adam Clemans Anderson lost his brief but intense battle with mental illness and left this earthly life surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving parents Jessica and Spencer Anderson (mother, adoptive father) and their children, …

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Utah adds commitment from Oregon athlete Justius Lowe

Justius lowe (Photo: Brandon Huffman, 247Sports) Wednesday, Kyle whittingham and its University of Utah football program earned Oregon Product Commitment, Justius lowe. After an interesting recruit that included half of the Pac-12, the Utes took the biggest step towards signing day and managed to win him over. Lowe made an …

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The U Beekeepers Association buzz – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Members of the U of U Beekeepers Association perform a beehive inspection at the HSEB on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Natalie Caylor | Courtesy of the U of U Association of Beekeepers) Utah’s history with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day …

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Prices may have peaked. See where.

Editor’s Note • This story is only available to Salt Lake Tribune subscribers. Thank you for supporting local journalism. Escalating house prices are showing signs of stabilizing in Ogden, Provo and a few other US cities that have seen significant spikes in recent months, suggests a new analysis. At the …

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Who would vote for Donald Trump in 2024? Here’s how much support he has in Utah

Half of the Utahns would vote or consider voting for Donald Trump if he ran for president in 2024. And 48% of Beehive State residents have a favorable opinion of the former president who continues to claim that voter fraud cost him the 2020 election. A new Deseret News / …

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Obituary of Louis Henry Callister (1935 – 2021) – Ogden, UT

LOUIS HENRY CALLISTER, JR.Louis Henry Callister, Jr., (86), passed away on December 5, 2021 in Bountiful, Utah, surrounded by his family and loved ones.Louis was born August 11, 1935, son of Isabel Barton and Louis H. Callister, Sr. He was the eldest of two children, his younger sister Sharee Callister …

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Here are the latest approval notes from Utah Governor Spencer Cox

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox’s job approval ratings may have dipped slightly a month ago, but they’re back as he heads into the final month of his first year as governor . That’s according to a new Deseret News / Hinckley Institute of Politics poll, which shows Cox continues to ride …

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Visit Salt Lake CEO Kaitlin Eskelson makes lemonade with lemons • Salt Lake Magazine

It’s a familiar story. The bright-eyed kids come here to ski and end up staying in Utah. But not all ski enthusiasts who have found their way west grow up to be Salt Lake City’s chief cheerleader. Visit Salt Lake’s new CEO Kaitlin Eskelson came from Wisconsin to Utah at …

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Donald Peterson obituary (1946 – 2021) – Orem, UT

Donald M Peterson, Jr. was born July 25, 1946 in Salina, Utah, the son of Donald M Peterson, Sr. and Thora Colby Peterson. Don was the second of three children and the only boy. Her siblings include Thera Maughan and Sherian Fleming. He graduated from Granite High School in 1964. …

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Local Utah News Headlines – Friday Night, November 19, 2021

Friday evening, November 19, 2021 State Utah unemployment rate at lowest on record Utah continues to outperform the country when it comes to its unemployment rate. That’s according to data released Friday by the state’s Department of Workforce Services. For the month of October, Utah’s rate was only 2.2%. This …

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Salt Lake City needs to grow up to regain its swaggering air

The city must work to attract new residents in order to gain economic and political power and provide more housing. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Salt Lake City skyline will change in 2021 with several new skyscrapers and midsize towers rising in the Utah capital. | November …

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“It was very humiliating,” says artist behind USS Salt Lake City football helmets in Utah

IMPERIAL, Neb. (ABC4) – When the University of Utah football team takes the field against Oregon this Saturday, the Utes will step away from their usual red, white and black uniforms. Instead, on Military Appreciation Night, the team will don an all-gray monochrome look to honor and celebrate the USS …

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Utah AG Announces Agreement With Dialysis Company Over Monopoly Issues

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes has announced a settlement with DaVita, Inc., a dialysis service provider over antitrust issues. The settlement follows DaVita’s acquisition of all of the University of Utah’s kidney dialysis business, which consists of 18 clinics and other assets. This settlement …

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UNLV Men defeat Utah for the first time since 2000

Utah vs UNLV (Men) November 6, 2021 Las Vegas, Nevada SCY double encounter Team scores Full results The UNLV men dominated the University of Utah for the first time since 2000 at home on Saturday. Both programs had swam a double annual competition from 1998 to 2002, but took a …

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Local Utah Headlines – Tuesday Morning November 2, 2021

Tuesday morning November 2, 2021 State There is still time to vote Tuesday is election day. Cities and towns in Utah hold elections for mayor and councils. Ballots in the mail had to be postmarked no later than Monday, November 1 to be counted. But, they can still be placed …

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McDermott promoted to assistant coach of Utah lacrosse

History links SALT LAKE CITY – University of Utah Lacrosse Head Coach Andrew McMinn announced the promotion of Tim mcdermott as assistant coach today. McDermott has been the program’s director of operations for the past three seasons. “I am extremely happy that Coach McDermott is returning to an assistant coach …

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The University of Utah: Power Walk

“I just felt like a strong wind was behind me, pushing me down the road,” said the 74-year-old man in Salt Lake County, Utah, of using the new device. Schaar was among a half-dozen lower limb amputees who tested the new exoskeleton designed by a team of University of Utah …

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Obituary of Janice Gourdin (1926 – 2021) – Orem, UT

Our mother, Janice LaVern Gourdin, was a warm, compassionate and dynamic woman. She always had a smile on her face, which made her dear to everyone she came in contact with, and it’s a great testament to her nature that she has formed so many lasting friendships over the years.Janice, …

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Suspect arrested in Aaron Lowe’s murder

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A man was arrested early Sunday morning for the murder of 21-year-old Aaron Lowe. Police said 22-year-old Buk M. Buk was identified as the suspect and taken into custody in Draper. Buk was arrested for aggravated murder, attempted murder and felony discharge of a firearm. …

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Fifth student death in five years at the University of Utah

Community members gathered in a semicircle at the University’s Marriott Library Gould Auditorium on Monday evening to begin the healing process following the death of student-athlete Aaron Lowe. Lowe was a sophomore football player studying communications. He was originally from Mesquite, Texas, and the first recipient of the Ty Jordan …

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The University of Utah: The Ethics of Medicine

Three upcoming virtual presentations by Harriet A. Washington: Thursday October 7: Friday October 8: The University of Utah will host Harriet A. Washington to address the campus community virtually at three events October 7-8, 2021. Washington is a science writer, editor, and prolific ethicist who is the author of the …

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Why Utah’s season isn’t ‘over’ after loss to BYU

The Tribute is a weekly newsletter covering Utah athletics. Subscribe here. Contrary to what the raging tweeting faction of the University of Utah fanbase will have you believe, the sky isn’t falling on us after the Utes were heavily beaten on Saturday at BYU. I’ve spent a lot of time …

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Salt Lake City is one of the biggest winners of the past decade

Sep 16, 2021 Salt lake city “IT PROTECTED LINKS behind its mountains of ramparts, sheltered from physical and intellectual storms on both coasts, ”Wallace Stegner wrote of Salt Lake City. The novelist associated his adopted hometown, where he spent much of the 1920s and 1930s, with an “isolationism” and “provincialism” …

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University of Utah, State of Utah, and Weber State to require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19

Three of Utah’s largest universities will require students who attend classes in person to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The University of Utah, Utah State University and Weber States University announced on Friday that they will begin implementing vaccination mandates for their campuses as the coronavirus continues to spread. Decisions are …

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Salt Lake Police Search for Hit-and-Run Driver

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Salt Lake City Police are looking for a hit-and-run suspect last spotted at the intersection of 400 S. and 200 W. in Salt Lake City. Police said the driver struck a person at the intersection and drove away. The car was last spotted early Saturday …

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the worst air quality in the world

Smoke from California wildfires was bad enough to force college football games to be canceled, athletic director says (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The California and Oregon fires are carried across the state by the jet stream as smoke fills the Salt Lake City valley, obscuring the sky …

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The Outdoors is Utah’s # 1 Tech Company Recruiting Tool

When it comes to recruiting and retaining talent, Utah’s tech companies’ best friend is the state’s outdoor recreation and easy access to the wilderness and public lands of the cities of Utah. It’s more important than career advancement, salary, cost of living – even more than family. That’s according to …

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Inflation in Utah: Survey Shows Buyers Worried About Prices

Mixed signals regarding inflation concerns in the United States continue to emanate from federal policymakers, but Utah residents are steadfastly united when it comes to what they think about rising costs as part of the ongoing economic recovery. They are just worried. A new statewide poll from Deseret News / …

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Prominent Utah activist Bettye Gillespie has died

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) – A Utah civil rights activist has died “after a long illness,” according to her family. Bettye Gillespie died in her home in Ogden on July 2. ABC4 Daily News: Get the latest Utah news straight to your inbox! Click here to sign up for the free …

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Former Utah head coach Jim Fassel dies at 71

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah –Former University of Utah and NFL head coach Jim Fassel died on Monday at the age of 71. Jim Fassel was Utah’s head football coach in 1976 before returning from 1985 to 1989. According to the LA Times, Fassel suffered from chest pain on Monday and …

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Utah Governor issues proclamation celebrating LGBTQ pride

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Spencer Cox has issued a proclamation supporting LGBTQ Pride Month. “Here in Utah, we strive to create a culture of hope, love, understanding and respect by celebrating our common humanity,” the governor said on his official Twitter account. “Happy #Pride Month, Utah!” The proclamation itself …

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Utah home prices jump again, hit record sales in April

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A record number of homes sold in Utah during the month of April, even as the median sale price jumped nearly 27% from last year, according to a report released by the Utah Association of Realtors. According to the report, buyers closed on 4,845 homes, …

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Utah-based Breeze Airways to take off next week

The new low-cost airline will not yet offer service in Beehive State, but the company is recruiting flight attendants and technicians. (Breeze Airways) Utah-based low cost airline Breeze Airways is founder David Neeleman’s fifth airline and will officially begin flying this month. Neeleman also founded the US carrier JetBlue, as …

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