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Salt Lake City Cemetery Publishing Historical Guide Book for Sale

Posted on: November 30th, 2018

Sexton Mark E. Smith has co-authored Salt Lake City Cemetery, a photographic history and guide book, with Salt Lake City Public Services Department colleagues Annastasia Hirt and Corey Rushton. Smith is the longest-serving sexton in the cemetery’s 170 year history. The book’s foreword was written by Mayor Jackie Biskupski. The authors agree: “Part of the […]

Mayor Biskupski Appoints New Arts and Culture Leaders

Posted on: November 29th, 2018

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced the appointment of Felicia Baca and Kristian Anderson to help lead Salt Lake City’s arts and culture efforts. Felicia Baca was selected to become the City’s new Arts Division Director and Kristian Anderson will be appointed as Mayor Biskupski’s Senior Advisor for Arts and Culture. Since 2012, Felicia Baca has […]

CITY COUNCIL: Recap of November 27 Meeting

Posted on: November 27th, 2018

At Tuesday’s meetings: the Council recognized Council Member Derek Kitchen for his three years of service on the City Council, and two years of service in leadership of the Redevelopment Agency. Derek will leave the Council in January in order to serve in the Utah State Legislature. “Being a public servant has been both humbling […]

Residents invited to submit comments on prioritization of $5.5-million of Federal funding

Posted on: November 27th, 2018

The Salt Lake City Housing and Neighborhood Development Division (HAND) invites residents to participate in a General Needs Hearing to gather public comment on overall housing and community development needs as they relate to low and moderate-income Salt Lake City residents. Each year Salt Lake City receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant […]

Finch Lane Gallery Holiday Craft Market

Posted on: November 26th, 2018

The Salt Lake City Arts Council is delighted to open the doors of the Finch Lane Gallery, 54 Finch Lane, for the 35th Annual Holiday Craft Market. The market officially opens to the general public on Friday, November 30, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Holiday Craft Market features work by a variety of Utah […]

Gallivan Center Kicks Off Holiday Season with Annual Lighting Celebration

Posted on: November 20th, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY – The Gallivan Center will host its annual holiday lighting celebration on the plaza Friday, November 23rd from 4:00pm-7:00pm. The ceremony will illuminate over 350,000 lights, including a 60’ tree at 5:30pm following welcome greetings from Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski. The celebration kicks off with family friendly activities, entertainment, and […]

Utah Mayors and Council Members file amicus briefs in cases challenging Trump Administration action on Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

Posted on: November 19th, 2018

Today, a group of 21 mayors and council members from around Utah submitted two amicus briefs with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, supporting the cases challenging President Trump’s decisions to shrink Grand Staircase-Escalante (GSE) and Bears Ears National Monuments. The two cases, The Wilderness Society, et al. v. Donald J. Trump […]

PolarityTE Announces New Headquarters Relocation to Accommodate Rapid Growth

Posted on: November 15th, 2018

Biotechnology company PolarityTE, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTE), has announced its new corporate headquarters location at 123 N Wright Brothers Drive in Salt Lake City, which will open in December 2018. The 40,000-sq. ft. building will have over 100 employee offices and house research testing labs. The Company’s existing space at 1960 South 4250 West will continue […]

Gallivan Center Heralds the Season with Annual Opening of Ice Rink

Posted on: November 14th, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY – The Gallivan Center Ice Rink, located at 50 East 200 South in downtown Salt Lake City, will reopen for the 2018-19 winter season this Friday, November 16th, from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. The Valda E. Tarbet Ice Rink is the only outdoor ice rink in Salt Lake City, and the Gallivan […]

COUNCIL: 11-13-18 Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: November 13th, 2018

At today’s meetings, the Council: received a follow-up briefing about an ordinance pertaining to regulation of inland port uses. These changes would bring City code in line with State Code requirements for an inland port. Also, conditional uses under the proposed zoning overlay for this area would require an impact mitigation plan. The Planning Division […]