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Salt Lake County Newswire

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  1. County Commissioners Announce Utah Salute to Law & Order Statewide...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... The event will feature speeches by Utah's Lt. Governor Spencer Cox, Utah's Attorney General Sean Reyes, Salt Lake County Utah Mayor Ben McAdams, and Beaver County Utah Commissioner Mark Whitney. Iron County Utah Commissioner David Miller will lead ...

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  2. Cities, Salt Lake County to settle 2012 traffic-death suitRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The family of a 2-year-old girl killed in traffic accident have negotiated a six-figure settlement with West Jordan, Salt Lake County and South Jordan. Mary Ethne Stone died after a cement truck hit a car driven by her mother, Melissa, on the intersection of U-111 and Old Bingham Highway on Feb. 6, 2012.

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  3. The NodsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Salt Lake City Weekly

    "Coming straight out of the Salt Lake County Courthouse kitchen, The Nods were formed at the end of 2013. We released a seven-song EP, "Ariadne's Thread" in March of last year.

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  4. Large increase in home sales expected in 2016, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... Salt Lake Board of Realtors Friday reported that 13,323 existing single-family homes were sold last year in Salt Lake County - the highest level in nearly a decade and the third highest in the county's history. Only 2005, when 15,317 units sold, and ...

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  5. Salt Lake County to pay $280K for storm water violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Salt Lake County has agreed to pay a $280,000 penalty as part of an agreement with the federal government over alleged mismanagement of storm water runoff. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release Tuesday that the resolution requires the county to come up with a plan to fix problems with the storm water management system.

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  6. My view: The solution to Utah's water problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    ... cheapest form of water storage; it costs a tiny fraction of the cost to build expensive dams and pipelines. Salt Lake County, Murray, Sandy and Park City already have rain barrel programs. Like the other water freedoms, this program is entirely ...

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  7. Video of officer whose ear was nearly severed raises new questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    ... and "resisted arrest by clinching his hands and arms and not following police commands," according to a Salt Lake County Jail report. Salt Lake police released additional details Thursday, saying: "The officers asked the male to leave, then he ...

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  8. Lawmakers seek changes to find voter favor in local transportation tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    After Utah voters in several counties shot down last year's Proposition 1, a tax increase to fund local road projects, lawmakers are now pursuing ways to make the tax hike a little more palatable. Like Proposition 1, HB215 , sponsored by Rep. Brian Greene, R-Pleasant Grove, would allow counties to raise taxes by one penny for every $4 spent upon voter approval.

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  9. County Health: Get a shot, flu is spreadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Salt Lake Tribune

    People who haven't gotten a flu vaccine should do so immediately, Salt Lake County Health Department officials are warning. Flu shots or nasal mists are available at the department's public health centers - listed at www.saltlakehealth.org - and many pharmacies and health-care providers, she said.

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  10. 6 arrested in forgery operation bust at White City home, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSL-TV

    By the time investigators completed their search of a home at 1068 Sego Lily Drive , a total of six people were arrested on outstanding warrants, a counterfeiting and check forgery operation was busted in a back shed, two stolen vehicles were recovered, and the Salt Lake County Health Department condemned the house after methamphetamine was found inside, Bell said. "To go after one fugitive and end up with six is fantastic.

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  11. Clean air sustainability fair is TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Deseret News

    Salt Lake County residents are invited to visit with local companies on ways to improve the county's air quality on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salt Lake County Building's south atrium, 2001 S. State Street. Salt Lake County residents are invited to visit with local companies on ways to improve the county's air quality on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salt Lake County Building's south atrium, 2001 S. State Street.

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  12. EPA, DOJ, State Of Utah Reach Agreement With Salt Lake County To...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Water Online

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency , the U.S. Department of Justice, and the State of Utah have reached an agreement with Salt Lake County to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations associated with the county's stormwater management program. This agreement, lodged today as a consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, requires the county to take specific measures to reduce illegal stormwater and non-stormwater discharges to Jordan River Valley surface waters by thoroughly implementing the requirements of its municipal separate storm sewer system permit.

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  13. 6 arrested, forgery operation busted at White City home, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Deseret News

    By the time investigators completed their search of a home at 1068 Sego Lily Drive , a total of six people were arrested on outstanding warrants, a counterfeiting and check forgery operation was busted in a back shed, two stolen vehicles were recovered, and the Salt Lake County Health Department condemned the house after methamphetamine was found inside, Bell said. The house has been a longtime nuisance in the area that neighbors have complained about for some time, according to Bell.

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  14. EPA, DOJ to help Salt Lake County protect water qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WaterWorld

    Denver, Colo., Feb. 2, 2016 -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency , the U.S. Department of Justice, and the State of Utah have reached an agreement with Salt Lake County to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations associated with the county's stormwater management program. This agreement, lodged today as a consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah , requires the county to take specific measures to reduce illegal stormwater and non-stormwater discharges to Jordan River Valley surface waters by thoroughly implementing the requirements of its municipal separate storm sewer system permit.

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  15. Man arrested after allegedly swinging machete at officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KSL-TV

    ... Instead of drawing their guns, officers used a Taser to take Speer into custody. He was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of aggravated assault on a police officer, possession of meth and outstanding warrants. The arrest came ...

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  16. SLCPD use taser to bring down machete wielding fugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | 97.1 ZHT

    ... hroom with the weapon telling officers they would have to kill him. After being subdued he was taken to the Salt Lake County jail and booked on the warrant, as well as new charges stemming from the arrest.

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  17. Biskupski's public utilities appointee withdraws, says he lacked political backingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KSL-TV

    ... Rogers acknowledged Reberg's experience in management, as a former assistant director of public works for Salt Lake County and most recently director of Salt Lake County Animals Services. But Rogers said he worried that Reberg did not have any ...

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  18. 'Combative' man slices officer's ear during attack, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KSL-TV

    ... officer, Leon Dane Hall, 23, was also treated for minor injuries at a hospital before being booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of assaulting a police officer and interfering with an arrest. Hall is listed in recent court filings ...

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  19. EPA, DOJ, State of Utah reach agreement with Salt Lake County to reduce polluted runoff and protect water qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CE News

    Denver - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency , the U.S. Department of Justice , and the State of Utah have reached an agreement with Salt Lake County to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations associated with the county's stormwater management program. This agreement, lodged as a consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, requires the county to take specific measures to reduce illegal stormwater and non-stormwater discharges to Jordan River Valley surface waters by thoroughly implementing the requirements of its municipal separate storm sewer system permit.

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  20. Former landfill worker stole $25K of public money, charges stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KSL-TV

    A former Salt Lake County landfill employee was charged Tuesday with misusing public money after police say he stole at least $25,000 in facility fees while working as a cashier. Raymond Gilbert Fernandez, 29, of West Jordan, is accused of manipulating the receipt and point of sale systems at the Salt Lake Valley Solid Waste Management Facility to set aside cash for himself between April 2011 and December 2013.

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