UCAIR highlights cleaner air, but says harder tasks ahead

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – Utah Clean Air Partnership, or UCAIR, held it’s annual fundraiser which featured Hall of Fame basketball start Bill Walton. The event aims to raise money for programs which clear up Utah’s air problems. The group notes it will take harder work for future progress. Thom Carter is the Executive Director of UCAIR and notes their private/public partnerships are showing results. Efforts to get people to get rid of wood burning stoves, and the green bike program have helped reduce air pollution. With the warmer weather there have been less inversions and red air days. Carter said groups and people have to push forward with… Read More

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Romney launches comeback with Trump dig

Mitt Romney lost his race to oust President Barack Obama in 2012 Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has announced he is running for a US Senate seat in Utah, while taking a dig at President Donald Trump. In a Facebook campaign video, he lamented that Washington was sending "a message of exclusion" to immigrants. A vocal critic of Mr Trump, Mr Romney is seen as a shoo-in for outgoing Republican Senator Orrin Hatch’s seat. The ex-private equity manager has kept a low profile since losing his 2012 race to oust President Barack Obama. I am running for United States Senate to serve the people of Utah and bring Utah’s… Read More

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Salt Lake City is 1st in US to seek 2030 Winter Olympic bid

FILE – This Feb. 8, 2002, file photo shows U.S. champion Michelle Kwan practicing for the women’s short program for the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City at the Salt lake Ice Center. Salt Lake City has become the first U.S city to announce it will pursue a bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics following an announcement from an exploratory committee that studied the issue. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City on Wednesday became the first U.S. city to announce its intentions to bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics as this year’s games get ready to kick off in South Korea. The city’s… Read More

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4-star ATH Matthew Tago commits to the Oregon State Beavers over Nebraska, Utah, and others

After an official vistit during the January 19th weekend, former UCLA commit and 4-star ATH, Matthew Tago commits to Jonathan Smith and the Oregon State Beavers over finalists Nebraska, Utah and others. Oregon State has been on fire on the recruiting trail, specifically the past 7-10 days as the Beavers coaching staff have now landed nine verbal commits in just one week’s time. Kudos to Jonathan Smith and the rest of this still very new Beaver coaching staff for identifying “their guys” and pursuing them all the way throughout their recruitment. This staff has done a really good job of identifying talent that they see fits what style of play… Read More

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