U.S. regulators give Utah 60 days for pipeline cost estimate

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Federal regulators are asking Utah officials to show they’d be able to pay for a contentious proposed billion-dollar Lake Powell pipeline to draw water to southwestern Utah’s growing Washington County. The state submitted its application for the project in March 2016 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has periodically asked for additional information. But the regulators request on Aug. 11 called for the state to provide a cost estimate and financing plan within 60 days. Water managers believe the water would be needed sometime before 2030 to keep up with population growth and new development. The proposed line is a 140-mile (225-kilometer) project that would run… Read More

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Utah teacher wants wedding gifts sent to homeless, not her

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah high school teacher is getting married next month. But instead of registering for a blender or stemware, she’s asking for shoes and backpacks to give homeless children at her school. Copper Hills High School teacher Rickee Stewart said she was shocked when she found out more than 100 homeless students attend her school. She learned about the homeless students after the school set up a food pantry. "One of my students walked up very quietly and said, ‘So, my mom wants to know how I can actually get some of that food,’ " Stewart said. "It’s very real." This realization prompted Stewart to… Read More

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Utah Jazz 2017-2018 schedule released; will play Boston Celtics in December, March

Rick Bowmer, AP Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) and Boston Celtics forward Amir Johnson (90) look for a rebound during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Gordon Hayward and Utah Jazz fans are going to have to wait a while to reunite in Salt Lake City. The NBA on Monday released the schedule for the 2017-2018 season, and Hayward’s Boston Celtics won’t play at Vivint Arena until March 28. The Jazz and Celtics will face off in Beantown on Dec. 15. Utah will open its season in a renovated Vivint Arena on Oct. 18 against the… Read More

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Salt Lake City to Paris, Rome or Palma de Mallorca from $574 R/T [OneWorld]

Information is valid at time of publication. So sometimes you may not find the price mentioned in the post (ex. after several days of the original posting date). It means that the deal was sold out or supplier (airline/agency) has changed the conditions or removed the offer. Amazing deal: Salt Lake City to Paris, Rome or Palma de Mallorca flight roundtrip as low as $574. DEPART: Salt Lake City ARRIVE: Paris, France; Rome, Italy; Palma de Mallorca, Spain RETURN: Salt Lake City AVAILABILITY: Departures: Nov Returns: Nov AIRLINE: One World Please, support our website and book with our links: Do not forget about accommodation! Source Article

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Utah Jazz Will Host Australia Pro Team Sydney Kings for Oct. 2 Exhibition

The Utah Jazz will be one of three NBA teams playing exhibitions against teams in Australia’s National Basketball League in October. The Salt Lake Tribune has confirmed that the Jazz will host the NBL’s Sydney Kings on Oct. 2 at the remodeled Vivint Smart Home Arena. The exhibition, which is reportedly one of three NBA-NBL games ahead of the NBA’s regular season, was first reported by The Daily Telegraph in Sydney. The Kings are holding a press conference on Aug. 1 to announce the Oct. 2 game to be played in Salt Lake City, the Telegraph reported. Utah forward Joe Ingles, recently re-signed to a new contract with the Jazz,… Read More

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