Month: February 2018

Charges: Man duped friends, others to invest in fake companies

SALT LAKE CITY — Federal prosecutors say a Stansbury Park man hornswoggled neighbors, relatives and fellow churchgoers into investing thousands of dollars in his fake companies from 2013 to 2017.

Ronald Wayne Leavitt, 61, was charged in federal court in Salt Lake City Wednesday with felonies wire fraud and money laundering.

He persuaded people close to him to pour money into ventures that included a California real-estate project, a high-end development in Moab called “Hidden Mesa” and a sugar-substitute startup, promising a triple return on investment, charges state.

AC Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown slated to debut April 2018

AC Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown is proud to announce the expected April 2018 opening of Salt Lake City’s first AC Hotel by Marriott on the corner of 2nd & 2nd (225 West 200 South) downtown.

With an ideal corner location across from the Salt Palace Convention Center, the 164-room AC Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown will cater to the modern traveler with its blend of European-inspired high design, locally-driven art and hand-curated amenities. The hotel also will provide unparalleled access to surrounding businesses, restaurants and entertainment offerings.

UT Salt Lake City UT Zone Forecast


837 FPUS55 KSLC 030434 AAA


Zone Forecast Product for Utah…UPDATED

National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT

934 PM MST Fri Feb 2 2018



Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys-

Including Salt Lake City and Tooele

934 PM MST Fri Feb 2 2018


.REST OF TONIGHT…Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain

after midnight. Lows around 40.