SALT LAKE TRIBUNE – HOLLADAY – City officials gave final approval Thursday to an urban-renewal plan aimed at transforming the Cottonwood Mall.
DAILY HERALD -In 2005, a new aquatics center opened as part of the Legacy Center building in Lehi. But it turns out, the roof doesn’t work for the whole building.
When humidity rises in the water facility — something it does continuously — moisture seeps into the ceiling next door. During cold winter weather, the moisture freezes to the ceiling. During the daytime when it’s warmer, the ice melts and drips down into the insulation and onto the white insulation covers.
SALT LAKE TRIBUNE – West Jordan is asking the Legislature to chip in the $800,000 needed to start a $20 million transformation of the city’s historic sugar factory.
STANDARD-EXAMINER – OGDEN — The Ogden Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the site plan for the proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter at 1945 Wall Ave.
THE SPECTRUM – ST. GEORGE – The St. George City Council will hold a public hearing and consider approving an ordinance amending the city code for a density bonus overlay zone.
STANDARD-EXAMINER – Ogden’s proposed 14-story, 300-room hotel and adjoining water park has the potential to bring in nearly $2 million a year to the city in property taxes — if, as hoped, the hotel and water park are moneymakers.
THE SPECTRUM – St. George – Conducted a day early because of the Super Tuesday presidential primaries, the Washington County Commission met quickly Monday and approved a resolution adopting the Vision Dixie principles.
KSL – Logan city planners are getting some ideas from local university students.
UTAHSTORIES.COM – The Wasatch Front and Southern Utah are seeing tremendous year-after-year growth; and to my surprise it isn’t because Mormons are having more kids. Like many Western cities, the Wasatch front and Utah’s Dixie are part of an migratory trend that has been happening for the past 10 years. People are moving away from larger Eastern cities (with the exception of New York and Chicago) and heading West for the promise of a stronger economy and more outdoor recreation options. Denver, Tucson, Boise, and Las Vegas, were the primary recipients of those escaping the Eastern cities. But in the past few years Salt Lake City and Saint George have joined the ranks. As a result, rather than population growth coming solely due to the fruitful nature of the majority of our population. Today, Utah is now seeing substantial growth due to the Western migration population shift.
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DESERET MORNING NEWS – A symbolic trek along state Route 224 from the old synagogue to a new one with two Torah scrolls at the head of the procession marked the “soft opening” of Park City’s newest worship center Friday night.