Recent Articles by Marjorie Cortez
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 9:35 pm MDT
Latino leaders and representatives of West Valley City describe meeting on dismissal of narcotics cases as a "constructive" exchange. Both have pledged to help improve community relations.
Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 6:30 pm MDT
The Salt Lake County Council postponed a hearing related to release of documents in the shooting of Danielle Willard, who was killed by West Valley City police officers. Attorneys for the woman's family have fi...
Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 8:08 pm MDT
Amy Wylie, a recent graduate of the University of Utah, credits Saran Nahas, a refugee from Sierra Leone, with inspiring her to finish her degree. Nahas, who also graduated recently, named her youngest child Am...
Published: Thursday, May 9, 2013 7:41 pm MDT
Fourth Street Clinic has been recognized as the first primary care clinic in Salt Lake, Tooele and Summit counties to meet benchmarks that improve patient health and reduce unnecessary costs under the Utah Beac...
Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 5:36 pm MDT
Concerned about the high number of Latinos charged with drug crimes in West Valley City, members of the Latino community will speak with West Valley police in a meeting facilitated by the Department of Justice.
Published: Monday, May 6, 2013 6:59 pm MDT
In a public-private partnership intended to help victims of domestic violence, a community resource center was launched Monday at West Jordan City Hall. The center is a project of South Valley Sanctuary.
Published: Thursday, May 2, 2013 7:17 pm MDT
All communities in Salt Lake County would help support services for homeless people under a proposal for each city to give 35 cents per capita to a common fund.
Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 6:14 pm MDT
Passage of a comprehensive immigration bill introduced by the Senate's "Gang of Eight" will require "real leadership," Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, told attendees of a luncheon hosted by Zions Bank.
Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 5:48 pm MDT
Kennecott Utah Copper is resolved to recover from a massive landslide at its Bingham Canyon Mine "stronger and better than we were before," a mine executive told the Salt Lake County Council on Tuesday.
Published: Monday, April 29, 2013 4:43 pm MDT
After noticing utilization of tax abatement programs for very poor seniors and people who are legally blind has been falling, Salt Lake County Treasurer K. Wayne Cushing wants the public to be more aware of the...