Tag: Deseret

Law enforcement groups demand apology for Tribune editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon that appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. The cartoon has raised the ire of law enforcement and some pro-law enforcement groups. | Salt Lake Tribune SALT LAKE CITY — A controversial cartoon published this week by the Salt Lake Tribune’s Pat Bagley...

Equity in policing commission begins to look at Salt Lake police policies

Police investigate an officer-involved shooting after responding to a downtown disturbance in Salt Lake City, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. | Steve Griffin, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — The Racial Equity in Policing Commission began wading through 800 pages of Salt Lake City Police Department policy and weighing the...

Utah is now national headquarters for public lands recreation planning

Nathan Rooney rides Jazz Chromoly, a mountain bike trail near Red Fleet State Park north of Vernal, on Thursday, May 24, 2012. | Geoff Liesik, Deseret News Bureau of Land Management reorganization leads to change SALT LAKE CITY —The relocation of the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters from Washington,...

Utah rental company owner admits to Paycheck Protection Program fraud

Adobe Stock image SALT LAKE CITY — A South Jordan rental company owner previously convicted for fraud has admitted in federal court to illegally obtaining a Paycheck Protection Program loan through the coronavirus relief bill. Michael Leroi Douros, 64, pleaded guilty to two counts of bank fraud, two counts...

Salt Lake City ready to move to yellow or ‘low restriction’ phase, mayor says

Heather Wetch, Caleb Stepaniak and Marina Hays conduct tests as the University of Utah’s Wellness Bus conducts COVID-19 testing at West Valley City’s Centennial Park on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News 419 new cases, 1 new death announced Wednesday SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake...

EPA creates new office in Colorado for historic mine waste in the West

Wood and stone structures and a large pile of mine tailings, the waste rock left over from mining, remain at the site of the former Cardiff Mine in Mill D South Fork of Big Cottonwood Canyon on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. Erosion from spring runoff can be seen along...

New study shows gender gaps in Utah’s county governments

Members of the Salt Lake County Council during a meeting in Herriman in January. Shireen Ghorbani, pictured second from left, believes it is good that researchers are looking at the number of women in leadership roles across the state. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — While...

USA Today’s Susan Page to moderate Pence-Harris debate at University of Utah

Jordan Allred, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page will moderate the vice presidential debate between Republican Vice President Mike Pence and the Democratic nominee, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, that’s being held Oct. 7 at the University of Utah. The Commission on Presidential...