Topic: Community

#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 …

READ MORE

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 …

READ MORE

Briefly Noted: August 2018

First Unitarian Church Sanctuary: Volunteers needed Vicky Chavez, mother of two, came to the U.S. form Honduras four years ago to escape domestic violence and to be with her family …

READ MORE

Quirky, Quaint and Über-Local

Sugar House’s Wednesday farmers market comes of age at Fairmont Park. The first Sugar House Farmers Market opened eight years ago on Monument Plaza, next to the eyecatching Art Dec …

READ MORE

Women of Wisdom: Sheriff Rosie Rivera

An innate passion for fairness and justice drives Salt Lake County’s Sheriff Rosie Rivera Earlier this year, CATALYST (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit) received a grant from the Utah Women’s …

READ MORE

LGBTG green

Karren Fultz, sustainability director for the Utah Pride Festival, has a goal of making the Festival a zero waste event by 2020. Fultz volunteered to start a festival green team in …

READ MORE

Bonanza offers a chance to escape the realities of daily life (and has options for a little bit softer landing when you return)

Perry Layne Decker Whether you’re ready for it or not, summer festival season is upon us and Utah’s fastest growing music festival, Bonanza Campout, is about to commence for its th …

READ MORE

Breaking Barriers While Breaking Fast

Photo courtesy of Jenny Wilson and The Emerald Project The sun is completing its daily routine outside the window of Cedars of Lebanon, tucked in the middle of downtown Salt Lake. …

READ MORE

Editor’s Notebook: June 2018

I first met Lynne Olson in 1990 when she came by the office with an idea for a story: Kids Organized to Protect the Environment (the KOPE Kids Club). We followed KOPE for several y …

READ MORE

Bee Fest

What’s happening at Bee Fest: A Celebration of Pollination! Raise your glass to pollinators, for they bring you your coffee, tea, tequila and cream (dairy cows eat  pollinated alfa …

READ MORE

Youth Action: Collaboration, Innovation and Sustainability

The University of Utah’s Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund. About 150,000 honey bees living in a dozen hives call the University of Utah home. You’ll find them in the rooftop gard …

READ MORE

2018 Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series Lineup

Summer is knocking at Salt Lake’s doorstep! The long awaited lineup for the 2018 Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series was recently announced. The beautiful, outdoor amphitheater …

READ MORE

An Earth Day Event Compendium For 2018

The first observance of Earth Day in 1970 is often regarded as the beginning of the mainstream environmental movement, in which citizens and lawmakers took up issues of clean air a …

READ MORE

On the Cover: March 2018

Muley Point, Bears Ears National Monument,” Ruby Pluhar. Ruby Pluhar’s work explores the human relationship to universal space. She has an interest in landscape, especially in loca …

READ MORE

Slightly Off Center: Logan is Horribly Wonderful

For the most part, Logan is horribly average which is mostly good. People who have stayed here too long, present company included, like to find things to complain about, but that’s …

READ MORE

 
 
X