citylog
The E-
Edition:
CW
page
by page

Tumblr.jpg Google_Plus.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Home » Articles »   By Rachel Piper
 

5 Spot

Cat Litter From Coal Ash

Local chemist Jessica McKelvie finds purr-fect solution

By Rachel Piper
POSTED // Apr 17,2014 - A Westminster grad and a cat owner, Jessica McKelvie is also a process chemist for local cat-litter company Purr-fect Solutions. The litter, launched in late 2013, is made with a fly ash, a waste product of coal

5 Spot

Fraser Nelson of Love UT, Give UT

Everybody wins when nonprofits compete for new donors

By Rachel Piper
POSTED // Mar 12,2014 - When you think of nonprofits, you might think of gentle, soft-spoken folks working together to save crippled kittens. But on March 20, Utah’s nonprofits will engage in a knock-down drag-out fight for donors—sort of. It’s the second year of Love UT, Give UT, a 24-hour funding drive for Utah-based nonprofits that specifically benefit Utah.

5 Spot

Ty Markham of the Mormon Environmental Stewardship Alliance

LDS people should step up to rally for our Earth's protection

By Rachel Piper
POSTED // Mar 5,2014 - Longtime nature-lover Ty Markham converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while in high school and fell in love with Utah while attending BYU. Now, she runs a bed & breakfast in Torrey, near Capitol Reef National Park, and is the co-chair director of the Mormon Environmental Stewardship Alliance.

5 Spot

Andrea Malouf of the Community Writing Center

CWC helps community members find their writing voice

By Rachel Piper
POSTED // Feb 26,2014 - The Community Writing Center is a cozy little building in Library Square filled with books and couches, but it’s not the home of an exclusive literary conclave.

5 Spot

Christina Owens: Lost & Found Utah Pets

Reuniting owners with their lost pets through the power of Facebook

By Rachel Piper
POSTED // Jan 29,2014 - In addition to experiencing the joy of owning (at present) three dogs, three cats and a chinchilla, and fostering everything from dogs and cats to emus, Christina Owens has also volunteered with animal shelters and rescue groups and worked as an animal-control officer, where she’s seen firsthand the sad scenarios of missing pets whose owners can’t be found, and vice versa.

5 Spot

Andy Boehme: Same-Sex Relationship Counseling

Love is what makes us come alive

By Rachel Piper
POSTED // Jan 15,2014 - It’s a fait accomplis that this is going to be part of our culture. We can’t isolate it. Our culture needs to start putting as much emphasis on that teaching that they do the hetero teaching. It can’t be a freak show when two men or two women walk down the street holding hands. They must just be another loving family to us.

5 Spot

JJ Dasher

Tinkering is more than a hobby

By Rachel Piper
POSTED // Jan 8,2014 - JJ Dasher works as an eBay seller, selling items that have been lost in shipping. But on the side, Dasher is a self-taught tinkerer, and has been taking things apart and inventing gadgets for most of his life.

5 Spot

Michael Smith of United Americans

Getting the conversation started, one text message at a time.

By Rachel Piper
POSTED // Dec 31,2013 - Michael Smith is the founder of United Americans, an organization that asks voters directly—through once-a-week text messages—what they think about issues from health care to the Syria conflict, allowing them to weigh in from their armchair as opposed to a voting booth.

Editorial

The Big Day

Editor's Note: What do you want from CW's gay-marriage coverage?

By Rachel Piper
POSTED // Dec 24,2013 - Unless part of your holiday traditions involves turning off the TV and Internet, you’ve heard the news by now: On Friday, Dec. 20, while many of us were staring at the clock on our computers waiting to go home, a federal judge, seemingly out of nowhere, deemed Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

5 Spot

Wendy Hoyt: Utah Center for Eating Disorders

Rewiring the way we think about food is a difficult process

By Rachel Piper
POSTED // Dec 11,2013 - When do food-centric thoughts and actions cross the line from normal to an eating disorder? Wendy Hoyt, a licensed psychologist and owner of the Utah Center for Eating Disorders, talked to City Weekly about how eating disorders work—and why more people have them than you might think.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 Next »
 
Close
Close
Close