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On The Path: Thomas McConkie of Lower Lights Sangha

Insights from life’s journeys, by members of CATALYST’s Community Resource Directory: “What has set you on your path? Where and how did your journey begin that has led you to this …

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Clean Air Solutions Fair January 19, 2019

Your opportunity to help clean up our air is coming up soon. It’s getting real out there. In October, the United Nations declared that it’s time to take “unprecedented” actions to …

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Getting to the heart of health care

How do we care for one another? How do we cope with illness, injury and loss and find the strength to heal? Stories help us grapple with these complex questions. It was the summer …

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Swedetown

Memories of a Salt Lake City neighborhood built on, and then lost to, industry. The perceived homogeneity of a city is upheld by the undoing of unique places within it. For Salt La …

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Slightly off season

Fall and winter travel is easier than ever, now that daylight saving time lasts longer than daylight losing time. Even after the great fall-back darkness descends, you can find ple …

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Aquarium Age: November 21 – 27

I’m taking a break this week from the regular format of these pages. Yes, the current Mercury Retrograde is overwhelming with techno-challenges (wasn’t last Friday just a bitch?). …

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As the climate shifts…

Our city and county officials are gearing up for change. We can plainly to see that already climate changes are impact­ing our everyday lives in northern Utah. Over the past three …

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#MeToo musings & a feast

The #MeToo phenomenon has sparked a lot of intimate conversations around the country. Women of all ages are sharing stories with their friends—stories they may have never told anyo …

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Precipitating Change

Without your support, CATALYST, like indie outlets nationwide, could disappear. This past August, the Village Voice, perhaps one of the most iconic independent media organizations …

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Women of Wisdom: Karen Shepherd

A Catalyst staff millennial learns some valuable history from local luminary. Karen Shepherd lives in Federal Heights with her husband, Vince, and her black standard poodle, Lola. …

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