Recent Articles by Marjorie Cortez
Published: Thursday, December 18, 2014 9:03 pm MST
Seventy homeless or formerly homeless Utahns who died during 2014 were remembered at a memorial service Wednesday night at Pioneer Park. Among the dead was a 20-year-old woman, said Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox.
Published: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 6:01 pm MST
At a luncheon that was part tribute, part roast, a bipartisan "who's who" of Utah political leaders turned out Wednesday to fete Randy Horiuchi, who served 22 years on the Salt Lake County Council and was chair...
Published: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 4:32 pm MST
For the ninth consecutive year, Utah ranks top nationwide in voluntarism, according to the most recent Volunteering and Civic Life in America report. The report, based on census day, says 45.3 percent of Utah a...
Published: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 8:03 pm MST
Salt Lake City already hosts all female state prison parolees, sex offenders leaving prison and federal parolees, said Salt Lake City Councilman Kyle LaMalfa. Adding a state prison would be "too much for our co...
Published: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 6:43 pm MST
Reiki massage businesses in unincorporated Salt Lake County would be regulated under a zoning ordinance that limits hours of operation, standards of client and employee dress, and other requirements.
Published: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 5:49 pm MST
Describing it as "a significant event," Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said flooding resulting from a broken pipe at his downtown offices may displace attorneys, clerical staff and victim counselor...
Published: Monday, December 15, 2014 5:17 pm MST
Santa arrived early at Salt Lake CAP Head Start in recent days. On Monday, hundreds of clients received gifts through the annual Operation Chimney Drop program. Late last week, the nonprofit was awarded a $1.1 ...
Published: Sunday, December 14, 2014 6:46 am MST
Even before arriving in the United States, refugee women honored Saturday by the Utah nonprofit organization Women of the World were survivors, said WOW founder Samira Harnish at a ceremony at Salt Lake County ...
Published: Saturday, December 13, 2014 10:08 am MST
A 55-year-old East Carbon man died early Thursday morning from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle rollover on SR-123, the Utah Highway Patrol reports.
Published: Friday, December 12, 2014 7:15 pm MST
Salt Lake City is planning a comprehensive planning process in 2015 regarding services for homeless individuals and families, a conversation that will include future relocation of shelters.