Salt Lake City mayor urges action on climate change in testimony before congressional committee

SALT LAKE CITY — Mayor Jackie Biskupski detailed record-setting wildfire seasons, unprecedented drought and heat, as well as persistent algal blooms and notorious air pollution that compromises public health in presenting to U.S. House members the climate change impacts that are very real threats to Salt Lake City residents. Biskupski, testifying Tuesday before a congressional […]

Salt Lake City mayor appoints replacement for ex-911 director fired after DUI arrest

Salt Lake City mayor

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has nominated a replacement for the city’s former 911 director who was fired after he was arrested for driving under the influence. Biskupski announced in a news release Thursday she appointed Lisa Burnette, a longtime dispatcher and supervisor who has served as interim director since […]

Salt Lake Bees help with Miracle League before slugging past the Aces in front of Mitt Romney on Military Appreciation Night

SALT LAKE CITY — “In this league, you can’t stop getting runs.” That’s what Bees outfielder Jabari Blash, who has a Minor League Baseball leading 15 homers, said following the Salt Lake Bees’ victory over the Reno Aces Friday night at Smith’s Ballpark. His Bees teammates took his words to heart Saturday night in front […]