City Life

Wasatch in the Winter: Salt Lake City Basecamp

The Wasatch Mountains are the heart and soul and backbone of Salt Lake City. This rugged range forms the backdrop for our cities. We look up every day and watch with anticipation...

Behind the Beehive

They're everywhere—on the state highway signs, on the Capitol building, on the state flag, on manhole covers. Dozens of Salt Lake businesses begin their name with "beehive" — Beehive Bail Bonds, Beehive...

What to Expect from the 2023 Utah Legislative Session

"During a legislative session there might be more than 1,000 bills introduced, and they’re constantly changing as they get amended,” says Deborah Case with the League of Women Voters of Utah’s Legislative...

Dawn Rises Over a New Sundance Film Festival

It’s actually happening this time. Seriously. The Sundance Film Festival is returning for 2023 as an in-person event after two years of entirely virtual screenings. From January 19-29, the annual spectacle will...

The Ulterior Motive Behind Naming Snowplows

When my family started raising chickens, one of the first things my dad told us kids was “Don’t name the chickens. If you name them, you’ll get attached.” While it was perhaps...

Utah Governor Bans TikTok From State Devices

TikTok is not for everyone. Some people don’t want to be subject to endless scrolling through a video barrage of not-so-hot takes, cringey trends and toxicity, but just about everyone else (more...

7 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Utah

When it comes to the holidays in Utah, we go big. But it’s not all borderline offensively festive Christmas light displays and hand-holding by a nativity at Temple Square. We have put...

Three Businesses Reducing Food Waste in Utah

The United States puts about 80 billion pounds of food in the garbage every year. Food takes up more space in our landfills than anything else. Landfills account for about 20 percent...

Holiday Makers Markets in Utah this Weekend

‘Tis the season to love local, especially when it comes to gift-giving. Whether you’re looking for a sentimental gift for a loved one or a white elephant novelty for under $10, Utah...

Why Is Utah Gas More Expensive Than The Rest Of The Country?

If you have plans to travel this Thanksgiving, you’re not alone. AAA predicts 53.4 million people will travel for the Thanksgiving holiday. That’s up 13% from 2020. Rather than the hassle of...

Where to Volunteer in Utah This Holiday Season

According to Feeding America, over 350,000 people face hunger in Utah, including 114,000 children. This holiday season, we can show our gratitude by getting involved with community efforts to alleviate this hunger....

The Future of Energy Production in Utah

Clean domestic energy production holds the possibility of economic windfall and environmental restoration in Utah.

Issues with Workforce Housing in Park City

Developing workforce housing in Park City is a Sisyphean task. Fundamentally, it’s an inventory problem we can’t come close to correcting, especially with citizens fighting development at every turn.

Veteran Utah Crime Reporter Marcos Ortiz Dies Unexpectedly At 68

Longtime Utah journalist Marcos Ortiz died in his home on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 68 years old, according to ABC4. The local news outlet says the cause of his death is as...

The Grand Opening of Salt Lake City’s Hyatt Regency

15 years of planning, two years of tireless building and $337 million dollars later, the Salt Lake City Hyatt Regency opens its doors.

Upcoming Holiday Events: Halloween Is Over, Christmas Is Here

Any amount of time on social media will show, from Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, it’s spooky season. But as soon as the calendar turns over to Nov. 1, the Halloween decorations,...
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