The Salt Lake Tribune

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Kenneth Lankford, ex-member of Most Wanted List, busted for double murder

    Kenneth Lankford, 46, was once the fourth most wanted man in the state of Utah, evading capture by disappearing into the woods. This weekend, authorities believe he was back in a forest -- the Black Forest, near Colorado Springs -- when he shot and killed two people, including his wife, and injured ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Ethan Hearty, Denver toddler, dies after finding gun in grandparents' Utah home

    Denver's Tiffany Hearty is currently keeping most of the information she's posted on her Facebook page private. But she made an exception when it came to expressing her appreciation for the condolences she's received in the wake of a horrific tragedy -- the accidental shooting death of her son, Eth ... More >>

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    June 22, 2012

    Mrs. Fields hauls its cookies to Colorado

    Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, which owns both the Mrs. Fields cookie chain and TCBY Yogurt, has relocated its corporate headquarters from Salt Lake City to Broomfield. Mrs. Fields -- and yes, there really is a Mrs. (Debbie) Fields, who opened her first chocolate chip cookie store in 1977 -- has a five- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    John Paton named MediaNews Group CEO: What's it mean to MNG's pay-wall experiment?

    John Paton.​In late August, we noted that the search for a new MediaNews Group CEO to succeed Dean Singleton had stretched out for seven months, with no end in sight. At last, the situation has changed. John Paton, a director of the Journal Register Company, has been named the firm's CEO as p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Dean Singleton interview about stepping down as CEO of MediaNews Group

    Dean Singleton.​Dean Singleton is stepping down as CEO of MediaNews Group -- a position he's held for more than a quarter-century. But he's not retiring. He'll serve as MediaNews' executive chairman, as well as publisher for both the Denver Post and the Salt Lake Tribune. Speculation is rife t ... More >>

  • News

    June 26, 2008


    The jury is out on Denver's courts, while airline fees are a Mile High and rising.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2007

    Goings and More Goings at the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News

    Didja think the flow of editorial employees leaving the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News would slow after the end of the most recent buyout cycle? Think again. Scribes have been splitting at a rapid clip, with three new names joining the roster of those exiting: Post basketball writer Marc Sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    Dean Singleton Wins in Salt Lake City

    Things always seem to work out for Dean Singleton, whose MediaNews Group owns the Denver Post and well over a hundred daily newspapers across the country. Take the case of the Salt Lake Tribune, which he bought in 2001 and has been fighting to keep ever since. As noted in this August 9 Tribune artic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2006

    More Messages: Endorse This

    In a November 25 Rocky Mountain News column, media writer Jason Salzman wrote about the process by which the Denver dailies arrive at their list of political endorsements. However, the piece's most intriguing bit of information pertained to a specific plug -- the Denver Post's 2004 decision to back ... More >>

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Follow That Story

    A Man Out of Time

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    October 28, 2004

    The Message

    Choice Cut

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    November 20, 2003

    The Message

    Looking Glass

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    June 26, 2003

    The Message

    Public Row

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    October 10, 2002

    Trouble by the Bay

    Labor strife looms in a western outpost of Dean Singleton's media empire.

  • News

    July 25, 2002

    Pack Mentality

    A media column about secondhand smoke stirs up a cloud of controversy.

  • News

    February 21, 2002

    Woody Goes Limp

    Post columnist Woody Paige's big shtick shrinks in chilly Utah.

  • News

    December 6, 2001

    Hit Them With Your Best Shot

    Dueling articles about police shootings spur plenty of newsroom fireworks.

  • News

    August 2, 2001

    Press for Success

    At fifty, William Dean Singleton has dozens of newspapers and all the money he needs. But what about respect?

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Scene From a Mall

    Shopping-center execs love getting attention in the media -- as long as they call the shots.

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    December 14, 2000

    Blood Feud

    The Post's Dean Singleton joins a newspaper marriage even more strained than Denver's.