Mayor Ben McAdams renews pledge to pull support of homeless site if revenue bill fails

SALT LAKE CITY — In his fifth State of the County address — potentially his last should he win his congressional bid — Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams highlighted 2017 successes, from overcoming challenges while working to reform the county’s homeless system, to maintaining the county’s strong financial standing. "I am honored to be here today, repeating the words you’ve heard from me before: The state of our county…

Day Treatment Program for Substance Abuse

SALT LAKE CITY: Alpine Center for Personal Growth (Taylorsville, UT) offers a unique approach to addiction treatment, where individuals can attend intensive treatment five days per week and still have the ability to live at home. "We find that many clients of inpatient rehabs feel that they are living inside an unrealistic "bubble." Clients that participate in our intensive day treatment, learn how to cope with real life situations while…

Taylorsville UT Real Estate

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Life is finally looking a little brighter for the Utah mother and her daughters evicted last year from homeless housing program

Now, Kimberly, 47, Petrina, 15, and Destiny Westman, 11, are living in an apartment at Palmer Court in Salt Lake City in what is called permanent supportive housing. They can stay as long as they like and have a caseworker. Most important, Kimberly gets visits twice a week from a nurse. “It’s a lot different feeling when you can go home each day,” she said Wednesday. “Now that we are…

Oregon man dies, 4 family members hurt in Utah crash

A hospital emergency room entrance (Public Domain Photos, Paul Brennan) TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Authorities say an Oregon man is dead and four of his family members from Westfir are injured after a rollover crash in Utah. Utah Highway Patrol troopers believe the family’s mother fell asleep at the wheel, causing the vehicle to roll into a concrete sound wall on Interstate 215 near Taylorsville about 8 a.m. Saturday. They…

Detectives track down person of interest in Taylorsville homicide

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (News4Utah) – A person of interest is in custody in connection with a homicide in Taylorsville. man shot at an apartment complex at 4341 S. Riverboat Rd. Sunday morning. The victim, Toussaint Tyler, later died at the hospital. Unified police said they were looking for three possible suspects: A tall African American male in his 40s, wearing a black beanie. Construction style jeans (Cardhardt style) A short Hispanic…

Utah population booming — fueled by job seekers and babies

(Chris Detrick | Tribune file photo) Construction continues on new buildings in Vineyard City Tuesday, May 23, 2017. “Natural increase,” or births minus deaths, created 54 percent of Utah’s population growth over the past year — down from historical averages of around 66 percent. (And in 2010 amid the Great Recession, it accounted for 95 percent of Utah’s total growth). “Natural increase is still strong. It’s still the major share…

Taylorsville, Utah

Taylorsville, Utah is a city located in the center of the Salt Lake Valley. The area was first settled in 1848 by Joseph and Susanna Harker and was called the Church Farm because they were Mormon pioneer settlers. The Harkers along with eight other families worked together and brought in the first successful crop in 1851 by bringing water from the Bingham Creek to the area. Over the years, the…

2700 West in Taylorsville reopens after accident

TAYLORSVILLE — An accident temporarily closed 2700 West in Taylorsville Wednesday morning and left one injured. The accident occurred around 7 a.m. at 2700 West and 5400 South, the Utah Department of Transportation said in a tweet. Both lanes of 2700 West were closed for about an hour, as well as westbound right lanes of 5400 South. The lanes were reopened just before 8 a.m. Unified Police Lt. Brian Lohrke…

Taylorsville student surprised with $25,000 scholarship

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – It was a big day for a Taylorsville High School student. Jobany Quiterio was awarded a $25,000 scholarship from Sallie Mae as a part of the “Bridging the Dream” Scholarship Program. Jobany is an honor student, student body president and is active in Latinos in Action which is a service-based leadership class. It was during this class that he was surprised with the large check…