POSTED // Feb 20,2013 - There are 1.5 female military veterans in the United States, but, like former Army Sgt. Sarah LeMire, many become indistinguishable from average citizens after their service is over.
POSTED // Feb 18,2013 - Nothing beats life in the city, but even the most devout city lovers get sick of Salt Lake City’s slushy sidewalks and grimy gutters after a few months of winter—especially if they’re runners.
POSTED // Feb 6,2013 - Brenda Puchalski has been a Salt Lake Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SL SANE, SLSANE.org) for four years. The nonprofit group of about 20 nurses performs forensic work on patients who have been sexually assaulted, at no cost to the victim. Though the group is often contacted by hospitals or law enforcement, individuals who have been sexually assaulted can contact SL SANE directly to get medical care and referrals without being required to deal with police.
POSTED // Jan 23,2013 - Melanie Morales is a presenter at the upcoming panel “My Loved One is Apostatizing ... What Do I Do?” at the Salt Lake City Main Library as part of the new SLC Post-Mormon (PostMormon.org) lecture series.
POSTED // Dec 20,2012 - Tom Reams learned to speak Mexican Spanish on a mission to California, but after meeting his Venezuelan wife at a Latin dance class more than 13 years ago, he was “adopted” by the Venezuelan community, who taught him to speak Venezuelan. He’s now the treasurer of the Asociación Venezolana de Utah
POSTED // Dec 12,2012 - R. Duncan Wallace has been a psychotherapist for 48 years. Through his long and varied career, he’s discovered various psychological truths and was encouraged by patients to write a book.
POSTED // Nov 27,2012 - No matter how sickening you found the 2012 presidential election, don’t stop caring about politics—it’s bad for democracy, says Steven Johnston, the Neal A. Maxwell Chair in Political Theory, Public Policy and Public Service at the University of Utah.
POSTED // Nov 23,2012 - Stephanie Cook has spent much of her life searching for her brother and her mother. This year, she and her brother, Thomas Linton, were reunited, but they are still searching for their mother, who went missing in 1994.