Tag: history

Swedetown

Memories of a Salt Lake City neighborhood built on, and then lost to, industry.

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Hostage!

Twenty years ago, 10 of us were taken hostage at the downtown Salt Lake City Library [now the Leonardo] by a mentally ill man who

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Salt of the Earth

From above, the ponds on the south end of Great Salt Lake look like pink and purple cuts of stained glass. From the ground, they

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Bicycle Day

Twas the 19th of April, 1943 in Basel, Switzerland, and Sandoz Labs chemical researcher Albert Hofmann had been researching a derivative of ergot fungus, attempting

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