Susan Cox Powell

Too little too late

In the wake of expanding allegations of misconduct and impropriety in West Valley City's Neighborhood Narcotics Unit, Mayor Winder declared himself "shocked,... Read more »

May 4, 2013


Search for chief may set new tone for police department, West Valley mayor says

West Valley Mayor Mike Winder said a planned nationwide search for a new police chief may also lead to a chance to clean house. Read more »

March 27, 2013


West Valley mayor calls for transparency to address 'challenges' of its police force

Admitting its police department has had public relations challenges in recent months, West Valley City officials on Tuesday said now is a good time to make the... Read more »

March 26, 2013

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Latino activists call for civil rights investigation of West Valley police

Latino activists in Utah said a large number of Hispanics are being charged with crimes in West Valley City and they are enlisting the help of federal agencies to... Read more »

March 23, 2013


West Valley Police Chief Buzz Nielsen retires to recover from surgery

West Valley City Police Chief Thayle "Buzz" Nielsen announced his retirement Friday after 33 years with the department. Nielsen apparently made the decision after... Read more »

March 8, 2013


Powell family tragedy continues with apparent suicide of Michael Powell days after anniversary of brother's, nephew's death

Michael Powell killed himself Monday, less than a week after the anniversary of the deaths of his brother Josh Powell and two nephews. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2013


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