Ashley Szanter

Ashley Szanter is a contributing writer for Salt Lake magazine as well as a freelance writer and editor. She loves writing about everything Utah, but has a special interest in Northern Utah (here's looking at you, Ogden and Logan).
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Sammy Brue – The Folk Rock Kid

Sammy Brue is making quite a name for himself in Utah’s music scene right now, but that’s not always where he figured he would end up. “Before I became a musician, I...

Life Out of Balance: A look at the Gig Economy in Utah

Why does he want us to be lazy? My husband and I were diving into the same argument we’d had every Saturday afternoon for the last few weeks. He says: “You need...

Feature: Nobody Knows How to Sleep Anymore

I tried to pretend I was a secret agent on a mission to infiltrate an enemy: the Logan Regional Hospital Sleep Lab. I was nervous but calm as I checked in and...

Dean’s List: Women at Utah Universities

In 2019, women are still fighting for equality, and, according to WalletHub’s 2018 study, Utah is the worst offender, coming in dead-last in the “Best States for Women’s Rights” category. From income...

Salt Caves Say, ‘Relax,’ in Ogden

Camille Campbell has a lot of qualifications: licensed clinical social worker, certified BodyTalk practitioner, medicine woman and an individual on the shamanic path. “I primarily studied with the Shipibo-Conibo tribe in the...

Gossner Foods is one of the Top 3 Swiss Cheese Producers in the U.S.

It won’t work. That was the conventional wisdom about making Swiss cheese in Cache Valley. Edwin Gossner, Sr. was a cheesemaker, and driving the family through the Logan area on the way...

Discover Ogden’s Micro-Cinema

After her son was born Lilliane Waelder didn’t have time to drive to Salt Lake to catch a movie. “I love all kinds of movies,” she says, “but I needed a way...

Have You Seen the Weeping Woman in Logan?

The Weeping Woman of Logan City Cemetery has every reason to cry. In the early 1900s, Julie Cronquist lost five of her eight children within 12 years—all to scarlet fever. Passersby recounted...

Ashley Szanter

Ashley Szanter is a contributing writer for Salt Lake magazine as well as a freelance writer and editor. She loves writing about everything Utah, but has a special interest in Northern Utah (here's looking at you, Ogden and Logan).