To all appearances, last weekend's Republican and Democratic state conventions could be the last round for Utah's caucus and convention system as we know it. A bill in the recent legislature altered the process for candidates to get on a primary ballot.
But Summit County's Democratic and GOP party chairs think the caucus system might still be basically unchanged. Rick Brough has more.
Wasatch County is one of the fastest growing counties in the State and last year the U.S. census Bureau listed it No. 21 among the fastest growing in the nation. All this provides county officials a good deal to grapple with. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Every year Washington Post reporter Jay Matthews reports on the nation's highest achieving high schools. He does that by looking at how well-prepared for college a school's students are. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
As the Mountain Accord group designs a comprehensive plan for the entire Wasatch, integrating the interests of public and private entities in transportation, environment, recreation and the economy, communities along the Wasatch Back find their collaborative voice. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gov. Gary Herbert has signed 8 bills designed to clear Utah's murky wintertime skies.
Herbert took the action during a ceremony Friday attended by clear air advocates including some lawmakers who published for the legislation.
The new laws will facilitate electrical vehicle charging stations, assist homeowners whose only source of heat is wood burning, provide tax credits for energy efficient vehicles and encourage use of biodiesel fuel.
Salt Lake Community College has a Diversity Writing Program, which includes people from all walks of life. Today we spotlight the group "Gay Writes". The original poems and stories will touch your heart as well as your funny bone. Includes: Richard Clegg; Appio Hunter; Christina Ireland; Ked Kirkham; Doug Woodall; and the Radio Play "It's Just Dreadful" by Kelly Albretch.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Six-term Republican U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop has breezed past a challenge for his party's nomination and will face Democrat Donna McAleer a general election in rematch from two years ago.
It took McAleer two rounds of votes to get enough support from the delegates Saturday at the Democratic convention get past physician Peter Clemens and avoid a primary. The business executive received 66% of the votes in the second round.
Last year at this time, a much needed expansion of the Rocky Mountain Power substation in the Bonanza Park area stirred significant controversy - but expanded power needs in Park City now will be supplied by other sources. Lynn Ware Peek has more.