Technicians process the driveway of a home as Salt Lake City Police serve a search warrant at the house in connection to the disappearance of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Salt Lake City. Lueck disappeared after taking a Lyft car June 17 from the airport to a park located miles from her apartment. (Scott G. Winterton/The Deseret News via AP)Salt Lake City police investigate a tip that may be connected to the disappearance of Mackenzie Lueck on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City Assistant Police Chief Tim Doubt said Wednesday night that detectives were serving a search warrant at the home in relation to the case, but refused to provide any more details. Lueck disappeared after taking a Lyft car June 17 from the airport to a park located miles from her apartment. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)Salt Lake City Police search a home in connection to the disappearance of University of Utah student … [Read more...] about Police search Salt Lake City house in missing Utah student case
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1 of 7 View 7 Items Kristin Murphy, Deseret News Logan Mitchell, assistant professor in the University of Utah's Department of Atmospheric Sciences, shows off a Google Street View car equipped with air quality sensors at the U. in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Between now and the end of the year, two Google Street View cars equipped with the sensors will capture not only Street View imaging but street-by-street mapping of air pollution in Salt Lake Valley neighborhoods. SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City has a new tool for measuring air quality. Cars. Cars owned by Google and specially equipped with air quality sensors have begun collecting pollution data, which University of Utah scientists will use to pinpoint where exactly emissions are coming from. The specialty cars, which are primarily used to take photos for the Street View function on Google Maps, were rolled out in April and will be on the road until the end of the year. The initiative, … [Read more...] about Why Salt Lake City is using Google cars to measure air pollution
1 of 15 View 15 Items Silas Walker, Deseret News Ryder Hansen, 12, poses for a portrait during the FanX Spring Comic Convention at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on Friday, April 19, 2019. Related Links ‘I’m getting heckled by Ursula': Princess Jasmine from Disney's 'Aladdin' on her first comic con Salt Lake's spring FanX is back after a one-year hiatus SALT LAKE CITY — As FanX Spring Salt Lake Comic Convention wrapped up two days of celebrity panels and signings, artist vendors, cosplayers and more Saturday, a question hung over co-founder Dan Farr: Is the expense of it all worth hosting two events a year? "Economically it's a little tough to try to do two events because the spring event isn't really that much less expensive than the September event to put on," Farr told the Deseret News. "The attendance has always been a little bit less in the spring than it is in September." Farr estimates FanX saw … [Read more...] about Can organizers keep doing 2 FanX events in Salt Lake City each year?
1 of 4 View 4 Items Laura Seitz, Deseret News A new rooftop solar installation at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City is pictured on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. More than 2,500 solar panels have been installed atop the home of the Utah Jazz, forming one of the largest rooftop solar energy systems among indoor sports venues in the U.S. Related Links Salt Lake City rises above many other American cities for solar energy Proposal aims to juice incentives for energy storage systems SALT LAKE CITY — Move over Los Angeles. There's a new star on the block when it comes to solar energy, and it is the city of salt, not the city of angels, that ranks higher nationally. A new report ranking solar energy capacity installed per person puts Salt Lake City in the No. 11 position, and Los Angeles at No. 14 in the country. Put out this week by the Environment America Research and Policy Center, the Shining Cities report is described as the most … [Read more...] about Report says Salt Lake City a ‘shining star’ when it comes to solar capacity
Inside a chilly warehouse on Salt Lake City’s west side, work is underway on what might be called the bleeding edge of less-conventional affordable housing. Owner Rod Newman and his company Eco Box Fabricators are running a housing laboratory, aimed at conquering the challenges of building a multistory apartment complex out of shipping containers, those steel boxes used to carry goods worldwide. And after many months of work, the longtime Utah real estate executive believes Eco Box is ready. Newman said he submitted a proposal Friday to build an 83-unit apartment tower out of modified containers at 543 S. 500 West, in a project to be called Box 500 Apartments. At six stories, the residential building would be among the tallest constructed in North America or Europe using the metal boxes. “Legos,” Newman said recently, likening some of his building techniques to using the plastic toy building blocks. “I mean, it’s more complicated and detailed than … [Read more...] about Shipping containers turned into an affordable apartment building? A Salt Lake City company plans to make it happen, but obstacles remain.