News Clips for October 28, 2020

Could Park City become Utah’s newest Dark Sky Community?

Along with its ski slopes and resorts, Park City is known for movie stars at the Sundance Film Festival — but there's now a push by city officials to make it a community known for the stars in its night sky, as well.

'Sonic boom' caused Salt Lake City shaking, not earthquake

Residents took to social media Tuesday saying they felt the ground shake and heard a loud boom around 11:30 a.m. However, what people thought was an earthquake was actually a sonic boom.

Your Voice, Your Vote: Iron and Washington Counties

Southern Utah is home to thousands of Utahns and welcomes people from around the world to explore what their communities have to offer. In Washington County, the University of Utah projects it will be home to more than half a million people by 2065.

Winners of the Startup Pitch at the 2020 Utah Economic & Energy Summit

Three up-and-coming businesses competed for prizes and bragging rights as finalists in the inaugural Startup Pitch at the 2020 Utah Economic & Energy Summit on Monday, Oct. 26, at The Grand America Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City. The winners took home $10,000 in prizes, including three judge prizes and a people's choice prize after a live audience vote.

U.S. Army leading investigation of sexual assault near University of Utah

On October 17, via a safety warning, the University of Utah informed students and staff that U of U Police had been notified of a sexual assault that occurred that day between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. in the 400 block of S. Mario Capecchi Drive.

Utah Dance: Why is Utah a Hotbed for Dance?

Robbie Fairchild has achieved rockstar status. Even for someone who leaps for a living, he couldn’t have anticipated how his jump from principal dancer with the New York City Ballet to a starring role on Broadway would change his life. Doors have opened not only on stage but on every conceivable screen, from Hollywood to Netflix to morning shows and Instagram.