SALT LAKE CITY — Roughly 1 in 3 Salt Lake County homes could crumble in the event of a major earthquake that experts say could rock Utah’s urban corridor at any time. That’s according to a Deseret News analysis of the number of Salt Lake County homes built of brick or other brittle blocks prior to 1975 — types of houses that experts say are likely to collapse in a magnitude 7.0 quake or higher. The homes aren’t supported by steel that would allow them to bend enough to avoid deadly collapse in a large earthquake. "They’re like a house of cards. There’s actually nothingRead More →

Salt Lake County was home to the first Expungement Day, a service effort to help people clear their past criminal records. (Photo: KUTV) Salt Lake County was home to the first Expungement Day, a service effort to help people clear their past criminal records. (Photo: KUTV)<p></p> Salt Lake County was home to the first Expungement Day, a service effort to help people clear their past criminal records. (Photo: KUTV)<p></p> (KUTV) — Salt Lake County was home to the first Expungement Day, a service effort to help people clear their past criminal records. Expungement is a legal process set forth in Utah law. It defines whoRead More →

The Energy Smart Style Savings Event is underway at Foremost Interiors. From now until April 9, the interior design center in Salt Lake City, UT, is offering $100 rebates on select styles of Hunter Douglas window shades. As property owners looking for innovative ways to improve the look, feel, and functionality of their homes, Foremost Interiors is making it easier for them to start remodeling projects with this special offer. The rebates start at $100 on select products, so customers can easily take advantage of the savings. Currently, the remodeling showroom in Salt Lake City, UT, is offering valuable rebates on select, energy-efficient window treatmentsRead More →

BOYNE FALLS — Boyne Resorts this week announced an agreement with Ski Resort Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of Oz Real Estate, to acquire six mountain resorts and a scenic chairlift attraction which the company currently leases and operates. As operator of the assets and owner of additional resorts, Boyne Falls-based Boyne Resorts has a 70-year history of ski industry innovations and is the third largest mountain resort company in North America. Included in the transaction are Brighton Resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon near Salt Lake City, Utah; Cypress Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Gatlinburg Sky Lift in Gatlinburg, Tennessee; Loon Mountain in New Hampshire;Read More →

Operations – Private Wealth Management (PWM) – Client & Product Mgmt – Service Team – Analyst – Salt Lake City MORE ABOUT THIS JOB OPERATIONS Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve and enhance the firm’s assets and its reputation. For every trade agreed, every new product launched or market entered, every transaction completed, it is Operations that develops the processes and controls that makes business flow. YOUR IMPACT Are you lookingRead More →

Charges: Man duped friends, others to invest in fake companies ...

SALT LAKE CITY — Federal prosecutors say a Stansbury Park man hornswoggled neighbors, relatives and fellow churchgoers into investing thousands of dollars in his fake companies from 2013 to 2017. Ronald Wayne Leavitt, 61, was charged in federal court in Salt Lake City Wednesday with felonies wire fraud and money laundering. He persuaded people close to him to pour money into ventures that included a California real-estate project, a high-end development in Moab called “Hidden Mesa” and a sugar-substitute startup, promising a triple return on investment, charges state. He “did not use the funds to further any of the ventures and instead spent them onRead More →

Utah's 2018 Winter Weather

————— 869 FPUS55 KSLC 111809 ZFPSLC Zone Forecast Product for Utah…Updated National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT 1109 AM MST Sun Feb 11 2018 UPDATED ALL ZONES UTZ003-120000- Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys- Including Salt Lake City and Tooele 1109 AM MST Sun Feb 11 2018 UPDATED .REST OF TODAY…Becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 50. South winds 10 to 20 mph. .TONIGHT…A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds 10 to 20 mph. .MONDAY…A slight chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Cloudy.Read More →

FSX: Steam

SALT LAKE CITY — Thanks in part to a spike in international travel, Salt Lake City International Airport is reporting record passenger growth for the second year in a row. Bill Wyatt, executive director of the city’s Department of Airports, says passenger counts grew 4.5 percent from January through December 2017 to a total of nearly 24.2 million. It’s the first time the airport has served more than 24 million passengers in a 12-month period. That includes an increase of more than 20 percent among international passengers to a total of more than 913,000. Domestic travel increased nearly 4 percent. Wyatt says it underscores theRead More →

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state lawmakers are considering options to push cities to create more zoning for multifamily homes to help alleviate the statewide problem of lack of affordable housing. Charging fees to cities that don’t have enough affordable housing is among the ideas, The Salt Lake Tribune reported . Some legislators believe those who can’t afford a home and other necessities become at risk for homelessness, increasing the burden on a network of nonprofit and public groups hoping to get people off the streets. But by all accounts, there is far more need than the safety net can handle. So, lawmakers areRead More →

Have you ever watched the news while you were visiting Salt Lake City? If you are a local, you will likely have a couple favorite stations. Watching the local news is a great way to learn about what’s happening in the world, and also local events that are occurring in the city. Some of the news channels are going to provide the information that you would prefer. You may find that other stations are a little more biased. That’s why finding multiple sources for news is highly recommended. These are the top rated Salt Lake City UT news channels that you may want to watchRead More →