Car care = air care

Passing an emissions test has been a requirement for registering a passenger car or truck in Salt Lake County since April 1, 1984. Nonetheless, pollution coming from the tailpipes …

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Environews

Fundamentally, you need to make vehicles pollute less, make people drive less, or both. – Deb Niemeier Condor 1000 takes flight! The baby California condor that hatched in Zion Nat …

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Nonviolence is a way out of isolation

In 2011, I was halfway around the world in Japan teaching English at a preschool when Occupy Wall Street started gaining momentum. Despite the presence of my parents, I felt stuck …

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On The Cover

Lucia Heffernan’s paintings are full of surprises. Inspired by her fascination with animals, she creates whimsical and amusing works of art in oil. By placing animals in uniquely …

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Alternative Therapies, Health

Ketamine: This drug may finally change the way we study depression

On a recent drive to the Home Depot on 2100 South, a billboard with simple blocked letters caught my eye. “Fight Depression, KetamineSLC.com.” I had to look twice. Fight depression …

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Resources

November 2019 Almanac

NOVEMBER 1  Average temps today: high 57º, low 38º. 18% chance of precipitation. Sunrise: 7:58am. Sunset: 6:24pm. NOVEMBER 2  Write a novel this month! Find tools, resources and su …

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Astrology, Intuitive Arts, Mindfulness

November 2019

Osho Zen Tarot:  Courage, Traveling, Exhaustion Medicine Cards: Crow, Whale, Deer Mayan Oracle: Rhythm, Etznab, Greater Cycles Ancient Egyptian Tarot: King of Cups, Three of Disks, …

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Think

Countdown

It is an old but pertinent joke. Why is there is a highway to hell, but a stairway to heaven? That should tell you something about music, life, the afterlife and the state of humor …

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Environmental Politics

Paul Hawken and Jane Goodall at Park City

at 2030 Net Zero summit last month Love, says Jane Goodall, is “a very important component” of our quest to reverse climate change. “We tend to go along with our brains, and only w …

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Mindfulness

From being in the moment to Mindfulness

Mindfulness is trending these days. Since 2014, mindfulness has made the cover of TIME twice. The practice even has its very own magazine, Mindful, with articles touting the practi …

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Local Harvest

The 100-mile Thanksgiving

You can source many of your ingredients locally. Here’s how! Thanksgiving is the penultimate holiday for food-lovers, with some of the most lovingly prepared and thoughtful food yo …

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Culture, Heal

The Nights of Grief and Mystery Tour

In Salt Lake City this month Friends are forged on the dark road heading out of town. And so we head there again, sojourning across the continent in the name of psychic sanity and …

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Gender Equality, Memoir

Echoes and gatekeepers

Is remembering enough? I see echoes. There is a line of demarcation in my life. There is a before, when the future occupied the bulk of the scenery and the past was, mostly, ignora …

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Alternative Therapies, Food & Health, Garden

It’s all about healthy growth

Cultivating gardens while sowing the Seeds of Success In the summer of 2016, Wasatch Community Gardens launched an ambitious new pro­ject: to build and grow a 1.4-acre farm out of …

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Arts, Enjoy, Technology

Conquer Monster Interview – Preview of Nov. 8-9 Illuminate Show

Conquer Monster is an electronic synthwave, sci-fi music and multimedia duo heavily involved in the Salt Lake City local arts scene. Originally conceived as a music venture alone, …

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Connect, Enjoy, Entertainment

Dirtwire Interview – Preview of Oct. 5 show

Photo by Mika Gurovich Dirtwire can be considered the originator of the “Swamptronica” genre of music that draws from rock, blues and world instrumental music. Think desert America …

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