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Take Shelter Coalition Clashes with SLCPD in a Downtown Protest

Homeless individuals outside the Road Home in downtown Salt Lake City. Chronicle archive.

By Joseph Moss, News Writer

January 18, 2020

   “We came to camp and to help people. The cops came to tear stuff down, attack and brutalize people, which they did,” said Finn Ballum, an organizer for the Take Shelter Coalition. On Jan. 3, the Take Shelter Coalition set up an encampment in Washington Square Park, with the goal of ai...

Grassroots and Individual Donors Work For Salt Lake’s Mayoral Candidates in Historic Runoff

People cast their votes during the Midterm Elections 2018 at the Salt Lake County Building in Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018.

(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

September 6, 2019

In November, Salt Lake City will decide who will be elected mayor. In a historic race, Erin Mendenhall and Luz Escamilla are making clear their vision to serve the residents of the growing city. It’s a first for Salt Lake to hold a general election where two female candidates are in a runoff. While the ...

Improved Ties with the Governor and Downtown Development Addressed in Televised SLC Mayoral Debate

Salt Lake City. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

July 16, 2019

  On Monday, July 15, Salt Lake City’s mayoral candidates gathered for a debate hosted by the Pioneer Park Coalition. Broadcast by KSL-TV and live-streamed on Facebook, the forum was moderated by radio host Doug Jones.  All eight candidates — Jim Dabakis, Luz Escamilla, David Garbett, Richar...

Salt Lake Mayoral Candidates Discuss Issues Unique to Residents

The Primary Debate for Mayoral Candidates in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, June 26th. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

July 16, 2019

  Eight candidates appeared on June 26 on stage at the Salt Lake Public Library to highlight their vision and policies for Salt Lake if elected as mayor. After the filing deadline earlier in June, the official candidates for the Salt Lake City mayoral race include Jim Dabakis, Luz Escamilla...

Mayor Wilson Rides Trax to Work on UTA’s Free Fare Day

Free Fare Day on Feb 28, 2019 (Courtesy of Katelyn Collett)

By Katelyn Collett

March 3, 2019

  Free Fare Day took place on Feb. 28 and March 1. The day allowed anyone who wanted to ride Utah Transit Authority (UTA) to do so for free. The purpose of Free Fare Day is to help cut down on air pollution and the risk of inversion in Utah. Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson decided to ride...

Senate Candidate Jenny Wilson Sworn in as Mayor of Salt Lake County

(Courtesy of Jenny Wilson)

By Katelyn Collett

February 12, 2019

  After Jenny Wilson suffered a disappointing defeat to Sen. Mitt Romney in the midterm elections, Rep. Ben McAdams celebrated a close win over incumbent Mia Love in Utah's 4th Congressional District. Now, Wilson is taking the charismatic McAdams' place as Salt Lake County mayor. The special vote that pla...

Ghorbani, Wilson Announce Intent to Run for McAdams’ SL County Mayor Seat

(Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Katelyn Collett

December 5, 2018

  With the 2018 midterm elections over, in order to become Utah’s 4th district representative, congressman-elect Mayor Ben McAdams will issue his resignation as Salt Lake County mayor, leaving a spot to be filled. McAdams’ resignation takes effect on January 2, meaning that the new mayor...

SLC Mourns Loss of Former Mayor Corradini

By Mary Royal

March 9, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Deedee Corradini, the first and only female mayor of Salt Lake City and a U alumna, died on March 1. Her funeral was held on Monday. FEATURE STORY: SNOW PARTY WINS ASUU ELECTION Corradini received her bachelor’s in psychology in 1965 from the U and a master’s in educational psychology ...

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