The public wants better roads and transit, a research facility, denser housing and lots of open space at the Point of the Mountain. A state panel agreed

If you ask the public, 20,000 open acres in Salt Lake and Utah counties to be developed over the next 30 years should have: • better roads and better public transportation; • more compact, varied development and less suburban sprawl; • recreation and open space beyond what is now planned; • water-wise landscaping to save… Continue reading The public wants better roads and transit, a research facility, denser housing and lots of open space at the Point of the Mountain. A state panel agreed

The public wants better roads and transit, a research facility, denser housing and lots of open space at the Point of the Mountain. A state panel agreed

If you ask the public, 20,000 open acres in Salt Lake and Utah counties to be developed over the next 30 years should have: • better roads and better public transportation; • more compact, varied development and less suburban sprawl; • recreation and open space beyond what is now planned; • water-wise landscaping to save… Continue reading The public wants better roads and transit, a research facility, denser housing and lots of open space at the Point of the Mountain. A state panel agreed

Philippine volcano spews fountains of lava, big ash plumes

Manila, Philippines • The Philippines’ most active volcano spewed fountains of lava and massive ash plumes overnight and Tuesday morning after authorities warned a violent eruption may be imminent. Lava fountains reached up to 700 meters (2,300 feet) above Mount Mayon’s crater and ash plumes rose up to 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) during the night… Continue reading Philippine volcano spews fountains of lava, big ash plumes

Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs

Washington • President Donald Trump on Monday approved tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers. The president’s decision followed recommendations for tariffs by the U.S. International Trade Commission. “The president’s action makes clear again that the Trump administration will always defend American workers, farmers, ranchers, and… Continue reading Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs

BYU football will play North Carolina State in 2024, 2030

Provo • BYU fans who have longed to see the Cougars play North Carolina State in football for the first time will finally get their wish. But they’ll have to be patient. BYU and NC State have agreed to a home-and-home football series for the 2024 and 2030 seasons. The Cougars will travel to Raleigh,… Continue reading BYU football will play North Carolina State in 2024, 2030

Park City’s Joss Christensen, reigning slopestyle gold medalist, left off U.S. Olympic team

One of the breakout stars of the 2014 Olympics won’t be in South Korea to defend his throne. Park City’s Joss Christensen, who won gold in the men’s ski slopestyle event at the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia, was left off the U.S. Olympic squad bound for Pyeongchang Olympics, which begin in two weeks. The… Continue reading Park City’s Joss Christensen, reigning slopestyle gold medalist, left off U.S. Olympic team

Team USA parade uniforms include touch of American frontier

New York • Polo Ralph Lauren unveiled Team USA’s Olympic parade uniforms Monday and social media haters can leave the ugly sweater jokes back in Sochi. Roundly mocked in 2014 for a chaotic, patchwork cardigan sweater, the brand went classic red, white and blue this time around for the opening ceremony and white for the… Continue reading Team USA parade uniforms include touch of American frontier