Garden, Outdoor

Be Your Own Plant Doctor | Identifying nutrient deficiencies like a boss

June, you are a serious garden season sweet spot. Veteran spring crops are side by side with freshly planted warm weather selections, both eagerly lapping up the ever more present …



On the Cover: GeoShimmy by Polly Mottonen Plummer

I have been a stained glass artist for a very long time but I don’t think much of it was my doing at all. There has been a series of glass fairies who have created this path for me …


Entertainment, Think

Introvert envy: How to pass as one of us

I consider myself more of a trend observer than a trendsetter. Trending lately seems to be chorizo, which is available at Maverick and as a new Spam (the meat-ish product, not the …


Community, Environmental Politics, Think

Environews: June 2017

Photo Credit: Stephen Trimble (     Will Bears Ears disappear into the clouds — a national monument only briefly, now to be diminished or denied by sho …


Community, Garden, Home, Live, Nature

June 2017 Urban Almanac: A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world.

  JUNE 1  June is LGBT Pride Month. Gay marriage is now legal in all 50 U.S. states and in 22 countries. JUNE 2 Moonstone, June’s birthstone (along with pearl and alexandrite) …


Arts, Community Profiles, Connect, Environmental Politics, Food & Health, Home

Change Agents: Grassroots – People with Initiative

Thanks to Martin van Hemert for this lovely photo of Hi Ute Ranch, one of our easements in Summit County. Today, Bonanza Flat is 1,350 acres of undeveloped mountain on the dividing …


Eat, Heal, Live

The Yin and Yang of Summer

Feng shui for your body, house and mind. On June 21 we enter the season of summer, the most yang or active time of the year. With the sun being at its northernmost point in relatio …


The Divine Sister-Misters of Utah County

A story of unexpected conversions from missionary to drag queen. James Bunker, president of Provo Pride. His stage name is Jackie Ohh Starr, but he’s known within the troupe as Mom …


Arts, Entertainment

Third Annual Blues Festival Brings the Delta to Gallivan

The Blues took over the main stage all day Saturday, June 17th at the Gallivan Center for a jam-packed festival of acoustic, country and Delta blues. This Utah Blues Society event …



Utah Society of Professional Journalists Awards 2017

Left to right, top to bottom: Lori Mertz, Amy Brunvand, Greta deJong, Mike Place, Sophie Silverstone, Katherine Pioli, Ben Bombard, Dennis Hinkamp, John deJong outside of the Falls …