OK, drug lords, you’ve been warned. This time, the politicians are serious. No more crimes in Salt Lake City’s Rio Grande neighborhood, or else.
The only people who know what “or else” means are the few who were allowed in a secret meeting Wednesday with Gov. Gary Herbert, House Speaker Greg Hughes and a few others, and they’re not saying.
You aren’t likely to find a bigger advocate of open
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Jay Evensen is the Senior Editorial Columnist of the Deseret News. He has nearly 40 years experience as a reporter, editor and editorial writer in Oklahoma, New York City, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. He also has been an adjunct journalism professor at Brigham Young and Weber State universities.