POSTED // Apr 17,2013 - January 2013 catapulted Utah onto the world stage—for all the wrong reasons. An oppressive smog extended from Provo, across Salt Lake City, and north to Logan. Only driving up to Park City afforded escape.
POSTED // Apr 17,2013 - In 1999, Andy Swapp bought a small farm outside Milford, in central Utah. When he plowed a field, the tail end of the Santa Ana winds, he says, picked up the topsoil and “sand-blasted the paint off the side of the barn.”
POSTED // Mar 20,2013 - A student resolution under discussion by the University of Utah’s student government argues that fossil-fuel-driven climate change results in 400,000 deaths globally every year. The resolution’s critics argue that billions are kept warm and fed because of fossil fuels.
POSTED // Jan 23,2013 - Before Kristine Biggs took Morgan County deputies on a high-speed chase in November 2012, Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings hadn’t had much trouble in ruling the seven officer-involved shootings that had landed on his desk
POSTED // Jan 2,2013 - Ana Canenguez wanted to kill herself when she was 7 years old. But, even on tiptoes, she couldn’t quite reach a tin of rat poison on a shelf at the back of a street-corner shack where she lived in Santa Elena, El Salvador.