Op-ed: Re-elect Becker so he can finish what he has begun

October 19, 2015

If we look at the bigger picture, our economy is humming, an impressive recovery from the Great Recession. Downtown draws young people in droves. Neighborhood businesses in Sugar House and elsewhere are flourishing. Betsy Burton, the force behind Buy Local First, fiercely supports Becker’s re-election. Biskupski demands a more business-friendly administration, but she certainly can’t […]

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Three female officers reach settlement with city, drop sexual harassment suit

October 15, 2015

But on Wednesday, speaking on behalf of his clients, Brass said without that move, the changes the city has agreed to would not have happened. “Really, I can’t emphasize enough that given how this case unfolded over the last year-and-a-half, that this could not have happened had there not been a change at the top […]

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Salt Lake City moving to designate more off-leash parks

October 14, 2015

Salt Lake City plans to move forward with a one-year trial of staggered pilot programs for off-leash dog parks at seven different sites – one in each council district – and will move forward on three requests for traditional off-leash dog parks. These three traditional off-leash areas were requested for Rosewood, Fairmont and Rotary Glen […]

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My view: Salt Lake’s protected bike lanes already seeing big increase in bike ridership

October 14, 2015

Lastly, it’s worth noting that in a recent canvassing of the corridor, 59 percent of business owners on the corridor expressed support, 23 percent are neutral about the changes and 18 percent are unsupportive of the changes. Bicycle use on the corridor is up by 30 percent (80 percent on Twilight Concert nights), and state […]

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