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Branson Stef speaks at the Salt Lake Encircle house on April 3, 2021. (Photo by Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Local LGBTQ Community Members Protest $8 million Encircle Project

By Natalie Colby and Kayleigh Silverstein April 3, 2021

  Gathered outside the John Williams Encircle home in Salt Lake City on April 3, protesters spoke out against the organization’s $8 million project to build new houses in four different states.  Salt...

Salt Lake City Cemetery continues to suffer damages from last Falls windstorm on Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake City Cemetery Plans to Continue Recovery Following Fall Windstorm

March 30, 2021

  After a total of 265 trees were toppled over, Salt Lake City Cemetery is still recovering from the Sept. 2020 windstorm. Many of the tipped trees left behind root balls, some entangled in headstones...

Amanda Lee holds up poster. During the Trump Adminstration there was political rhethoric linking the COVID-19 virus to Asian Americans communities. (Photo by Ivana Martinez | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake City Joins National Day of Action Against Asian Hate

  On March 27, Salt Lake City joined 60 cities across the nation in hosting events for a national day of action to “end anti-Asian racism and China-bashing.”  The Utah Party for Socialism...

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Promoters of Large Utah County Halloween Party are Raising Money to Pay Their Fines

By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor February 21, 2021

  Utah event company The Tribe, who claims “The Protest on Halloween,” was not their doing, has been charged with nine misdemeanors and fined $60,000 for their contribution to a rise in positive...

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Domestic Violence Rises as the Pandemic in the US Approaches its Year Mark

February 11, 2021

  At the beginning of quarantine, a concern about the rise in domestic violence situations was voiced, However, as time went on, the thoughts of domestic violence seemed to disappear from most...

Utah State Capitol on April 2, 2020. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Amid a Pandemic, Utah Lawmakers Gather to Begin the 2021 Utah Legislative Session

By Carlene Coombs, News Editor January 28, 2021

  This article was originally published in the January 2021 print edition. On Jan. 19, Utah lawmakers convened at the state capitol to start the 2021 Utah legislative session, lasting 45 days....

Store windows at Thyme and Place Friday morning, showing their support for the Black Lives Matter Movement. (Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake City Businesses Continue Showing Support for BLM Movement Months After Summer Protests

By Porshai Nielsen, Investigative Editor December 6, 2020

  After the murder of George Floyd and Breona Taylor, local artists and businesses around the Salt Lake City area have collaborated to show support for the Black Lives Matter Movement and the LGTBQ+...

UT-04 Democratic Candidate Ben McAdams with supporters. (Photo courtesy of the Ben McAdams campaign)

Race for Sole Democratic Congressional Seat in the Utah Fourth District Remains Competitive

By Jack O'Leary and Megan McKellar October 29, 2020

    On Nov. 3, 2020, voters across the nation, who haven't sent in mail-in ballots, will head to the polls, with Republicans hoping to keep the White House, Senate majority, and take back...

Police Officers assemble outside of The University of Utah in Salt Lake on October 7th, 2020. (Photo by Jake Stranzl | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

March on the VP Debate: A Photo Series

By Jake Stranzl and Jack Gambassi October 9, 2020

The March At the Perimeter After Dark Signs

Fallen trees and debris strewn across Salt Lake Citys East Central neighborhood on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 after a powerful windstorm. Some streets are completely blocked and cars crushed. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Severe Windstorm Causes Power Outages Across Valley, Prompts U to Cancel Classes

By Alexis Perno and Megan McKellar September 8, 2020

    Tuesday, Sept. 8, a windstorm caused extensive power outages throughout Salt Lake City and along the Wasatch Front. Damage included fallen trees and limbs, minor campus dorm damage...