Situational awareness – August 21, 2020

Good morning from Salt Lake City and TGIF!


34 days to the 1st Congressional District debate (9/24/2020)

39 days to the Utah gubernatorial debate (9/28/2020)

47 days to the Vice Presidential debate at the University of Utah (10/07/2020)

52 days to the 4th Congressional District debate (10/12/2020)

55 days to the 3rd Congressional District debate (10/15/2020)

59 days to the 2nd Congressional District debate (10/19/2020)

61 days to the Utah Attorney General debate (10/21/2020)

74 days to the 2020 election (11/3/2020)

152 days to inauguration day (01/20/2021)

157 days to the start of the 2021 Utah Legislature (1/25/2021)

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

  • Biden accepts the Democratic nomination
  • Trump working overtime to produce next week’s Republican convention.
  • Herbert issues a new emergency declaration.


Today’s question comes from guest quizmaster Charlie Roberts:

In 1988, Tooele County created a Hazardous Industries District in the West Desert to better control the burgeoning and controversial hazardous waste treatment and disposal business. Name the three Tooele County Commissioners who created the area. 

Know the answer? Send your guess to me via email at [email protected]. We’ll select a winner at random from the correct entries.

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