Situational awareness – January 17, 2020

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Here are the stories you need to pay attention to this morning:

  • Trump’s impeachment trial gets underway.
  • Rob Bishop teams up with Thomas Wright.
  • Mike Bloomberg set to campaign in Utah.


MLK Day 01

We will not publish our morning newsletter on Monday, Jan. 20 because of the MLK Day holiday. Expect us to return to our normal publishing schedule on Tuesday, Jan. 21.


This week’s question comes from Ken Sizemore:

Name the seven Utah interlocal entities established in the early 1970s to provide a common forum to identify, discuss, study and resolve area wide problems.

Send your answers to me at [email protected]. The third reader to submit the correct answer gets to ask next week’s question as well as one of our laptop stickers.

Good luck!


Days to the first day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 11 (1/27/2020)

Days to the 2020 Iowa Caucuses: 18 (2/3/2020)

Days to the New Hampshire primaries: 26 (2/11/2020) 

Days to the Utah presidential primaries: 47 (3/3/2020)

Days to the final day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 56 (3/12/2020)

Days to the 2020 Utah primary elections: 166 (6/30/2020)

Days to the 2020 election: 292 (11/3/2020)