Mon July 1, 2013

Risk For Significant Wildfires Increases Across Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado looks to see an increase risk for signifigant wildfires through July.
National Interagency Fire Center

While the West Fork Complex continues to burn in Southwest Colorado, the National Interagency Fire Center says the wildland fire potential will continue to increase there through the month of July.

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Fri June 21, 2013
The Two-Way

Teen Who Served Time For Bomb Plot Wants Your Vote For Mayor

Originally published on Fri June 21, 2013 5:30 pm

Joshua Kyler Hoggan of Roy, Utah, probably wasn't thinking this far ahead when he conspired to blow up his high school last year.

Hoggan, now 18 and a student at Weber State University, has declared his candidacy for mayor of Roy, challenging two-term incumbent Joe Ritchie and City Council member Willard Cragun, according to the Ogden Standard-Examiner.

Roy is a suburban community about 30 miles north of Salt Lake City.

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Mon June 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Cringe! Miss Utah Fumbles On Income Inequality Question

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 11:47 am

Miss Utah USA Marissa Powell during a commercial break in the 2013 Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Ethan Miller Getty Images


Mon June 10, 2013
National Security

Amid Data Controversy, NSA Builds Its Biggest Data Farm

Originally published on Mon June 10, 2013 8:01 am

A National Security Agency data center is under construction in Bluffdale, Utah. When this data center opens in the fall, it will be the largest spy data center for the NSA.
George Frey EPA/LANDOV

As privacy advocates and security experts debate the validity of the National Security Agency's massive data gathering operations, the agency is putting the finishing touches on its biggest data farm yet.

The gargantuan $1.2 billion complex at a National Guard base 26 miles south of Salt Lake City features 1.5 million square feet of top secret space. High-performance NSA computers alone will fill up 100,000 square feet.

The Utah Data Center is a data farm that will begin harvesting emails, phone records, text messages and other electronic data in September.

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Mon June 3, 2013
The Two-Way

Boy Scouts March In Uniform At Utah Gay Pride Parade

Originally published on Mon June 3, 2013 10:11 am

Members of the Boys Scouts of America and some of their families marched Sunday in Salt Lake City's Utah Pride parade.
Jim Urquhart Reuters /Landov

Ten days after their national organization voted to allow openly gay boys to be members, a handful of Boy Scouts marched in uniform on Sunday at the Utah Pride Parade in Salt Lake City.

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