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Vehicle stolen out of Salt Lake City leads UHP on high-speed chase

File Photo: Gephardt Daily SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 5, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — A driver in a stolen vehicle fled from Utah Highway Patrol troopers Sunday afternoon, leading them on a winding high-speed pursuit through two counties. A news release from UHP said the incident began at 4:30 p.m. as troopers pursued the stolen […]

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Salt Lake County works to foster connections with seniors amid the coronavirus

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing readers free access to critical local stories about the coronavirus during this time of heightened concern. See more coverage here. To support journalism like this, please consider donating or become a subscriber. Millcreek • Vernon Holzer, 75, came to the Salt Lake County-run senior center near the […]

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Salt Lake City nursing home will only take COVID-19 patients after six residents, two staffers got the virus and one died

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing readers free access to critical local stories about the coronavirus during this time of heightened concern. See more coverage here. To support journalism like this, please consider donating or become a subscriber. The Utah Department of Health has turned a Salt Lake City nursing home into a […]

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Salt Lake County’s 5 golf courses are now open under modified operations

In compliance with Salt Lake County Health Department health orders, five Salt Lake County golf courses have begun operating under new social distancing guidelines to protect the health of patrons and employees. Courses have been taking reservations since Friday after being closed for three weeks. Five courses, Meadow Brook, Riverbend, Mick Riley, Old Mill and […]

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Salt Lake City seeks approval to screen for COVID-19 at airport

SALT LAKE CITY — There soon may be COVID-19 screenings at Salt Lake City International Airport. In a Twitter town hall Friday, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall said that the city is seeking state support on that measure. The revelation came in response to a question she was asked about what the next measure […]

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Angel statue will be brought down on Salt Lake LDS Temple as earthquake repairs, renovation work continue

Angel Moroni will be leaving his perch atop the iconic Salt Lake Temple, being gingerly brought down by a giant crane on the south side of Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City. The statue’s move is necessary, Daniel Woodruff, spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said in a news release, […]

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Salt Lake City seeks approval to screen for COVID-19 at airport, other highlights from Twitter town hall

SALT LAKE CITY — There soon may be COVID-19 screenings at Salt Lake City International Airport. In a Twitter town hall Friday, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall said that the city is seeking state support on that measure. The revelation came in response to a question she was asked about what the next measure […]

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2 parole fugitives among 3 arrested following wild overnight chase in Salt Lake Valley

WEST VALLEY CITY — Three people, including two wanted parole fugitives, were arrested early Friday following a chase with police from several jurisdictions. West Valley police have been investigating a series of business burglaries over the past few months and located a suspect’s vehicle near 3100 South and 5600 West about 2 a.m., West Valley […]

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