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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 …

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Environews: June 2017

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

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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) …

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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 …

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Savor the Summer

Make it memorable! Plot something special, or plan some serious lassitude. Here are some ideas to get you started. Star gazing Best viewing time for star gazing is the week of, or …

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Taking the Green (Career) Path

A conversation with six Utahns who have found their way in the new economy, and some who help others find green paths as well. As a recent grad from the University of Utah’s Enviro …

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So You Think You Know about GREENbike?

The behind-the- scenes story of Salt Lake’s downtown bike share program. You may have seen them before, those green bikes parked on the long racks downtown, peddled by tourists tot …

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Samba Fogo’s origins collide & ignite in CHAMA, featuring Rosangela Silvestre and Mark Lamson April 27, 28, 29, 2017

Beneath the fire, glitter and bikinis, the Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Cuban dance culture of the Orixa tradition holds deep spiritual significance.   The Candomblé Priestess toss …

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Editor’s Notebook: Transformative Change

Reimaginating the systems we can control. Given enough time, Earth will be fine. Our ultimate environmental concern is about saving the people—who, after all, require a healthy pla …

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Town halls: Community forum or curated pep rallies?

How town halls are conducted determines whether or not voices are heard. Jason Chaffetz’s rude awakening at his February town hall was an indication of the political climate in Uta …

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