Scott D. Pierce, Salt Lake Tribune

Scott D. Pierce

Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Recent articles by Scott:

Counterprotester arrested at Black Lives Matter rally in West Valley City

A counterprotester was arrested Wednesday night outside of the West Valley City police headquarters after he reportedly pepper sprayed Black Lives Matter protesters and threatened them with a gun. → Read More

Bountiful police shoot armed man to death outside Viewmont High

A “heavily armed” man was shot to death by Bountiful police outside Viewmont High School on Tuesday night. → Read More

Larry H. Miller’s coin collection, valued at $25 million+, will be sold to benefit new Primary Children’s Hospital

The late Larry H. Miller’s coin collection will be auctioned off to benefit the second Primary Children’s Hospital planned for Lehi, and it’s a lot more than a few nickels and dimes. → Read More

67,000 remain without power after Utah windstorm. Some schools are still closed.

Two days after a windstorm wreaked havoc in Utah, more than 67,000 customers are still without electricity. → Read More

Overnight rain helps crews battling Ether Hollow Fire — but evacuation orders remain

Overnight rain pushed pause on the Ether Hollow Fire in Utah County, although evacuation orders are still in place and the fire is considered completely uncontained as of Tuesday morning. → Read More

Live updates: Hurricane-force winds slam Utah, causing significant damage

Hurricane-force winds wreaked havoc Tuesday as huge trees fell, schools closed, and more than 58,000 Utahns lost power. → Read More

Utah’s temperatures will drop dramatically — and there could be hurricane-force winds

A cold front will bring dramatically colder temperatures to Utah on Tuesday, and possibly hurricane-force winds to some areas. → Read More

Scott D. Pierce: Streaming ‘Mulan’ on Disney+ is the best of bad options

When it was announced that the live-action remake of “Mulan” would stream on Disney+ for $29.99, there were howls of protest from two distinctly different groups — consumers and movie theater operators. → Read More

Ann Romney will join Michelle Obama on TV to get out the vote

Ann Romney will team up with Michelle Obama on prime-time television to encourage people to vote this fall. → Read More

Police investigate South Salt Lake stabbing death

South Salt Lake police are investigating after a person was stabbed to death in an apartment near 200 East and Cordelia Avenue. → Read More

LDS Church announces location of its Syracuse temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced it will build its Syracuse temple on a 12-acre site at the intersection of 2500 West and 1025 South in that Davis County city. → Read More

Scott D. Pierce: America needs ‘The West Wing’ now more than ever

That’s a massive understatement. Every time I hear a bit of the show’s theme song, I start to get emotional. I long for the good ol’ days, when President Jed Bartlet was in the White House and we could — for an hour a week — feel proud to be Americans. I know, I know. Bartlet was a fictional character played by Martin Sheen, and “The West Wing” operated in a parallel universe where pretty much… → Read More

West Nile Virus found in Riverton mosquitoes

Mosquitoes carrying the potentially deadly West Nile Virus have been detected in the Riverton area. → Read More

Two men who died in Utah plane crash were from Las Vegas

Two Las Vegas men have been identified as the victims in a fatal plane crash on Sunday in Cedar City. → Read More

Utah man who reportedly ran over and killed his bicycling roommate is charged with murder

A West Valley City man is facing a murder charge after he reportedly ran over and killed his roommate, who was riding a bicycle. → Read More

Muppets, murderers and a new ‘Star Trek’ are among 10 things to watch on TV

From Muppets to murderers, sharks to catfish, a new “Star Trek” to a new-to-America comedy game show, there are a number of things headed to a TV near you in the next couple of weeks. → Read More

Police searching for driver who hit bicyclist twice, killing him

West Valley City police are looking for the driver of a car that struck a bicyclist on Sunday evening, turned around and struck him again. The victim died at the scene. → Read More

Fire near Heber forces evacuation of about 50 homes, while ‘red flag warning’ raises fears of more blazes in Utah

A new wildfire just south of Heber was not thought to be much of a threat for the first few hours of its existence Thursday evening. One big wind gust later, though, and that all changed. → Read More

Juab County fire damages building, forces evacuations

A fire in Juab County has forced evacuations and is threatening structures. → Read More

Firefighters battle blaze at Salt Lake City’s iconic Sconecutter

Salt Lake City firefighters are battling a blaze that broke out at The Sconecutter restaurant at 2040 S. State Street. → Read More