Ex-Spy Says Nsa Did Mass Surveillance During Utah Olympics

Ex-Spy Says Nsa Did Mass Surveillance During Utah Olympics

Joss Christensen must battle back from major injury to defend Olympic title SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former top spy agency official who was the target of a government leak investigation says the National Security Agency conducted blanket surveillance in Salt Lake City during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah, according to court documents. Ex-NSA official Thomas Drake wrote in a declaration released Friday that the NSA collected and stored virtually all electronic communications going into or out of…

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What to Do During a Trip to Utah

What to Do During a Trip to Utah

Are you thinking of making Utah your next travel spot? It sure has plenty of fun, excitement and experiences on offer! In fact, let’s take a look at a few of the attractions that are well worth considering for any travel itinerary to this stunning part of the planet we call home. Arches National Park With the Colorado River as a border, Arches National Park has more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches, certainly a sight to behold! The arches aren’t…

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Hotspot for Cosmic Rays: Touring the Telescope Array Project in Utah

Hotspot for Cosmic Rays: Touring the Telescope Array Project in Utah

MORE The scintillation detectors at the Telescope Array near Delta, Utah, are spread out across the desert to study high energy particles from space called cosmic rays. An unconventional telescope spreads across Utah’s dry Bonneville lake bed. Made up of hundreds of giant rusty detectors, the instrument studies cosmic rays, the high-energy particles that come from distant universal sources and Earth’s atmosphere. The Telescope Array (TA) project is made up of instruments that collect the particles produced when cosmic rays…

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Salt Lake City Mayor Speaks up on Utah Monument Review

Salt Lake City Mayor Speaks up on Utah Monument Review

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah(ABC4 Utah) Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaking in support of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in southern Utah. “Any federal decision to modify acreage or roll back protection of these incredible spaces will have negative and far-reaching impacts on Salt Lake City, as well as our entire state,” the Mayor wrote. Read the entire letter here. “Our Capital City is the gateway to the majestic…

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Thousands invade downtown Salt Lake City and turn it pink

Thousands invade downtown Salt Lake City and turn it pink

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – There were lots of cheers and lots of tears Saturday morning. Thousands gathered for the running of the 21st annual Susan G. Komen ‘Race for the Cure’. The goal is a world without breast cancer. The most touching moment each year is the ‘Survivors March’, showing that there is hope. Dozens of women who have survived breast cancer, sometimes for decades, waving at their loved ones with pride. Their loved ones are happy…

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Ut Pledges to Fix Alerts, but More Focus Needed on Preventing Danger

Ut Pledges to Fix Alerts, but More Focus Needed on Preventing Danger

0 A portrait of Harrison Brown is on display at the University Catholic Center before the start of a memorial Mass in his honor on Tuesday. Brown was killed in a stabbing attack at the University of Texas on Monday. (TAMIR KALIFA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN) The University of Texas, shaken to its core again by violence and death, has more work to do in improving campus safety. It’s a challenge that requires cooperation of police, administrators and students. Last week, first-year student…

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Nfl Draft: Ut Tight End Roberts Selected by Detroit Lions

Nfl Draft: Ut Tight End Roberts Selected by Detroit Lions

UT tight end Michael Roberts has been selected by the Detroit Lions with the 127th pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. BLADE PHILADELPHIA — University of Toledo senior tight end Michael Roberts has been selected by the Detroit Lions with the 127th pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. Roberts, a fourth-round selection, had a breakout senior season for UT in which he caught a school-record 16 touchdown passes. Roberts finished the season with 45 catches for 533 yards and was…

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College Baseball: Ut Martin Delivers Siue Another Ovc Defeat

College Baseball: Ut Martin Delivers Siue Another Ovc Defeat

SIUE pitcher Brock Fulkerson EDWARDSVILLE – UT Martin right-hander Dalton Westfall outdueled SIUE starter Brock Fulkerson Saturday and the Skyhawks escaped with a 3-1 win in the second game of a three-game series at Simmons Baseball Complex. SIUE fell to 17-21 overall and 6-14 in the Ohio Valley Conference. The Cougars have lost eight straight. UT Martin improved to 16-20 overall and 6-11 in the OVC. The final game of the three-game series is set for 1 p.m. Sunday. Westfall…

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Ut’s Student Fashion Show Is the Biggest in the Nation and Free

Ut’s Student Fashion Show Is the Biggest in the Nation and Free

Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. AUSTIN (KXAN) — Have you ever wanted to go to fashion week in Paris? If you can’t make it, several University of Texas students are putting together a Texas-sized fashion show right here at home on April 19. The Synthesis: UT Fashion Show features designs from 22 textiles and apparel design seniors. It’s a runway extravaganza that is the largest student fashion show in the country. The event…

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Popular Vacation Locations in the US: Salt Lake City, Utah

Popular Vacation Locations in the US: Salt Lake City, Utah

If you are wondering where to go on your next vacation, you might want to think about visiting Salt Lake City in the western state of Utah. The city has a thriving tourism industry and there are hundreds of things for visitors to see and do. Some of the most popular tourist attractions in the city are sites operated by the LDS church. The great thing about these sites is that many of them are free to visit and if…

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