Homelessness, inland port, air quality highlight first major Salt Lake City mayoral debate

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — At times exchanging snarky, but good-natured jabs at one another and periodically drawing laughs or applause from the audience, the first major Salt Lake City mayoral debate Wednesday night put candidates through their paces on issues ranging from homelessness and housing to air quality and the inland port.

Seven out of eight candidates showed for Wednesday night’s debate, hosted by the Alliance for a Better Utah, a left-leaning governmental advocacy group, at the Salt Lake City Main Library, all vying to prove they’d be the best choice to replace Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski when she steps down at the end of the year.

All candidates except Rainer Huck (who dropped out last minute due to an asthma attack, according to an Alliance...

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Mackenzie Lueck Was Texting While At Salt Lake City Airport

Mackenzie Lueck, 23, has not been heard from since the early morning hours of June 17. (Salt Lake City Police )

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Mackenzie Lueck, the missing University of Utah student, was texting with someone while at Salt Lake City International Airport on Monday, June 17 when she was last heard from.

Police had previously said that Lueck texted her mother at 2:01 a.m. On Wednesday, Salt Lake City police told Patch via email that Lueck was texting with someone else and police have been in contact with that person. Police did not provide any further information.

Authorities in Salt Lake City had said that the police department’s assistant police chief is not expected to provide any more updates into the disappearance of Lueck...

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Salt Lake City business briefly evacuated due to ammonia leak

SALT LAKE CITY – A business was briefly evacuated early Wednesday morning due to the odor of ammonia.

Fire crews responded to Nicolas and Company near 5500 West Harold Gatty Drive in Salt Lake City at 12:45 a.m.

The people inside the business had already self-evacuated after smelling ammonia, which is often used for refrigeration in large warehouses.

Hazmat crews entered the building to shut off the main ammonia valve. No measurable levels of ammonia were detected in the building after the leak.

No injuries were reported.


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Monica Cook Salt Lake City Utah Realtor

(MENAFN – PRLog) "Monica Cook is a Real Estate expert and entrepreneur based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Monica has spent the last 17 years learning the ins and outs of the mortgage, real estate, home flipping and luxury vacation rental business. Monica is currently the Owner of two different companies while managing her real estate and investing team helping clients, and students navigate through the complexities of real estate on a day-to-day basis. Monica has closed more than 100 mortgage and 200 real estate transactions, making her distinguished in her field...

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Salt Lake City: 5 Open Houses Coming Up (PICS)


SALT LAKE CITY, UT — House shopping on the internet can make you feel like you’re going in circles. While listing photographs can help, they’re no stand-in for the real thing. That’s why open houses are so nifty: No more guessing!

Ready to see what’s out there? To help you out, we’ve put together a list of the five latest homes on the open-house circuit in the Salt Lake City area. That way, you can get a feel for the current offerings prior to committing to anything.

Below is an address, photo, price, home size and open-house time for each property on our list — including one with 3 beds and 2 baths for $434,900, and another in the West Valley City area with 5 beds and 2 baths for $275,000.

Like what you see? Simply click on any address in the list to get more pics and details...

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DataBank Commences Construction for Salt Lake City 5 Data Center

DALLAS, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, connectivity, managed services and cloud solutions, announces the commencement of construction for its Salt Lake City 5 (SLC5) data center. Located on DataBank’s 24-acre Granite Point Campus in Bluffdale, UT, Salt Lake City 5 offers enterprises and hyperscalers significant power and space for rapid deployment and expansion. SLC5 has a ready-for-service date of Q4 2019. The DataBank Granite Point Campus includes SLC2, SLC3, and SLC4 data centers as well as DataBank’s privately-owned 66-megawatt substation, offering significant power capabilities and reliability for the entire campus.

Nicknamed "Silicon Slopes", Utah has seen tremendous business growth in the technology sector with tech jobs g...

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10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Salt Lake City


SALT LAKE CITY, UT — New and exciting events are coming to the Salt Lake City area all the time. Whether you’re looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch’s partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here’s your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events coming up near you.

(Pro tip: Enter the promo code "PatchTickets10" at checkout to get 10 percent off!)


When: Friday, Apr 26, 8:00 pmWhere: Rockwell At The Complex, Salt Lake City, UTPrice: $45 and up


When: Thursday, May 2, 7:45 pmWhere: The Grand At The Complex, Salt Lake City, UTPrice: $55 and up



When: Saturday, Apr 27, 2:00 pmWhere: George S...

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FINDING HOPE: How Utah agencies joined forces to tackle substance abuse in Salt Lake City

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5 New Open Houses In The Salt Lake City Area


SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Browsing homesup for sale on the internet can be a less-than-ideal experience. While listing photos can help, they’re no replacement for the real thing. That’s where open houses come in handy: No more guessing!

Ready to see what’s out there? To jump-start your search, we’ve made a list of the five latest open houses scheduled in the Salt Lake City area. That way, you can get a feel for what’s available without committing to a house blindly.

Below is an address, photo, price, home size and open-house time for each property on our list — including one with 4 beds and 3 baths for $750,000, and another with 3 beds and 2 baths for $199,000.

Looking for more information on one of the properties in our list? Just click on any address to learn more. Enjoy!


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