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Air quality in Salt Lake County reaches red level

The air quality in Salt Lake County has reached red levels, according to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality.

UDEQ bumped the air quality level into the “red” zone Wednesday afternoon, meaning the following people should limit outdoor activities or heavy exercise: 53 more words

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Improper bonuses, trips and porn found in audit of Unified Fire Authority

SALT LAKE CITY — A pair of audits of the Unified Fire Authority and its service area claim to have found misuse of public funds, improper trips and even pornography on taxpayer-purchased computers.  939 more words


Researchers using specialized plane to study Utah's air pollution

SALT LAKE CITY — When it comes to the air pollution problem, research teams in the state of Utah will go to great heights to try and find a solution. 236 more words


Police warn of burglars posing as solar panel salesmen in Salt Lake County

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — It’s the newest scam to hit the Salt Lake Valley, and so far no arrests have been made. Unified Police say people are going door to door pretending to sell solar panel systems. 544 more words


Utah will welcome 2017 with bad air and broken pollution monitors 

Inversion brought by chilly weather will stay until a storm blows out stagnant air.

Utah’s first major pollution episode of the season likely will be sticking around to ring in the new year, but equipment failures are already interfering with the state’s real-time air quality reports. 491 more words

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Victim in fatal crash on SR-201 identified

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — A 50-year-old man who died Sunday afternoon in a crash on SR-201 in Salt Lake County has been identified.

UHP officials said Christopher Wilson, of Stansbury, was driving with a passenger, headed eastbound toward the 202 turnoff. 210 more words


Symbii Home Health and Hospice

Symbii is looking for groups or individuals who would make cards or blankets for Hospice patients. Other projects will be considered. The holidays can be a difficult time for families, especially, when a loved one is ill. 37 more words