Tag: salt lake

Utah air quality makes Beijing look good

Days like today I wish my office space didn’t have a window. Usually I have beautiful views of Mount Olympus and Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons. Today, as you can see from this photo, you would never even know we have mountains in Utah. As of this writing, the PM2.5 in Salt Lake City is

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WATCH: Better UTAH Beat episode 22! Mark Crockett vs The Bloggers

Mark Crockett is in his 3rd straight week of negative press. 1st was the illegal campaign contributions he accepted, 2nd was his angry attacks on blogger/radio host JM Bell for posting about Crockett’s open tax liens, and now the political blog PRIDEinUtah has uncovered some false endorsements Crockett is using.

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New OpEd: Utah’s Transparency Problem

Over the past year, despite the public outcry over the anti-transparency HB477, Utah’s Legislature and attorney general have quietly resumed their continuing assault on the principles of open and transparent government. Yet this assault has received little attention. During the 2012 legislative session, Sen. Margaret Dayton, R-Orem, succeeded in passing SB21, which effectively stripped several

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