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Regional News: Utah home valued at nearly $1B after ‘horrific’ typo and taxpayers may pay for the mistake

Posted by   /  December 8, 2019  /  Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

By David Aaro | Fox News A phone drop error has impacted taxpayers in Wasatch County, Utah after a home was overvalued by almost $1 billion and now taxpayers and the local school district may be paying for the mistake. (istock) A ‘horrific’ clerical error has impacted taxpayers in a Utah county after a home […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Utah’s negligence in oil and gas oversight is jeopardizing our birthright [OPINION]

Posted by   /  November 21, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

Crews work on the on the drilling platform of the 68 Pioneer Rig, a telescoping rig, in Newfield Exploration Co.’s oil fields near Roosevelt in 2012./Tribune file photo By Robert Gehrke | The Salt Lake Tribune  (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) Congratulations, Utahns. You have a stake in a nice […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] A building problem: Utah law loosens licensing requirements for general contractors

Posted by   /  November 13, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Recent changes to Utah law made it much easier to become a general contractor in Utah. By Brittany Glas | KSL TV  From leaking roofs and windows, to massive cracks in the foundation, the KSL Investigators have received dozens of tips about construction defects across our state. One contractor believes Utah consumers have every reason […]

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Utah lawmaker floats use of eminent domain for trails but runs into barriers

Posted by   /  October 21, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Cyclists along the Jordan River Parkway in South Salt Lake on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Trail advocates hope to build a paved path on both sides of the river that runs the length of the Salt Lake Valley, but a proposal to allow the use of eminent domain to acquire land for such trail projects […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Public’s views on Utah’s inland port will help ‘shape’ the project, officials say

Posted by   /  October 11, 2019  /  Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

Aerial photo of the Salt Lake Valley including the new prison under construction, inland port area, Kennecott Copper tailings pond, refineries and recent Bountiful fire scar as seen on Sept. 12, 2019./ Francisco Kjolseth /Tribune file photo By Taylor Stevens | The Salt Lake Tribune Months of listening to Utahns about their views on a […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Bison attacks woman at same Utah park her date had been attacked 3 months ago

Posted by   /  October 3, 2019  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

Kayleigh Davis talks about being attacked by a bison two days earlier as she recovers in Ogden on Sunday, September 29, 2019. (Winston Armani/KSL-TV via The Deseret News By David K. Li | NBC A Utah woman was attacked by a bison in the same park where her date had also been gored three months […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Federal judge declines to dismiss Bears Ears lawsuit

Posted by   /  October 1, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Regional News  /  No Comments

Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. A federal judge declined on Monday to dismiss lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s 2017 decision to reduce the monument’s size and cut it into two pieces./Francisco Kjolseth /Tribune file photo By Tony Semerad | Salt Lake Tribune A federal judge has turned down an attempt by […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] How important is land to your well-being?

Posted by   /  September 29, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

By Amy Joi O’Donoghue | KSL   With Utah’s population expected to double in just three decades, the impact to the state’s critical resources like air, land and water are at risk of being in jeopardy if that growth isn’t managed well. That takeaway is part of the focus of an upcoming event Tuesday at the […]

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REGIONAL NEWS] Utah lawmakers vote to take cannabis dispensing out of the state’s hands, OK more private pharmacies

Posted by   /  September 17, 2019  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Regional News  /  No Comments

By Bethany Rodgers | The Salt Lake Tribune Utah lawmakers have had second thoughts about asking the state to dispense medical cannabis, voting in a Monday special session to leave distribution in the hands of private businesses. A 122-page package of amendments to the state’s medical cannabis law unanimously passed both sides of the Utah […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Utah Supreme Court rules partisan elections for State School Board constitutional

Posted by   /  September 13, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Education  /  No Comments

2018: Supreme Court justices Thomas R. Lee, Constandinos Himonas, John A. Pearce and Paige Petersen, from left../Francisco Kjolseth /The Salt Lake Tribune By Taylor Stevens | The Salt Lake Tribune Elections for the Utah Board of Education can be partisan, the Utah Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, overturning a lower court’s decision and reinstating a 2016 […]

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