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Friday, September 13, 2019

Oilchella!

10 highlights from the essential oils mania otherwise known as the doTERRA Global Convention.
Since starting just 11 years ago, this Pleasant Grove-based company has ballooned into a multi-level marketing megalith.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Olympic Grind

Gov. Herbert teams with skateboarding legend Tony Hawk in honor of new skatepark.
“What these world-class athletes do defies gravity, defies reason,” Herbert said. “It’s very remarkable indeed to see these men and women perform.”

Friday, August 16, 2019

Trump Queen

Local drag performer stokes controversy as the Donald Trump-loving “Lady MAGA”
Aphro Deity, a prominent Salt Lake drag entertainer, says she doesn’t normally “cancel” people for frivolous reasons or off-putting politics.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

SLC Mayoral Election Update

Preliminary results favor Mendenhall
Erin Mendenhall is taking the lead in the Salt Lake City mayor’s race.

Monday, August 12, 2019

The Voter’s Voice

Chaos ensues at Rep. Chris Stewart’s North Salt Lake town hall.
In the town hall’s last question, a constituent asked if the findings of the Mueller report justify an impeachment inquiry.

Three Qs and a Beer

City Weekly sits down for a drink with this year’s eight mayoral candidates.
This year’s SLC mayoral race has been a doozy. Between sheepish mailers, claims of “dark money” and Rainer Huck’s festive debate headwear, it’s easy for a voter to get bogged down with election noise.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Nukes No More

Church service commemorates the anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.
Eerie bass tones filled the chapel.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Loud & Uncut

‘Blood Stained Men’ protest infant male circumcision.
David Atkinson, a member of Blood Stained Men who was raised Mormon in Utah, said the teachings of the LDS church argue against body modification

Thursday, July 25, 2019

All Pride, Zero Emissions

Utah Pride Parade inches toward lofty zero-emissions goal.
The initiative to reduce emissions was spurred by concerns over air-quality in the Salt Lake Valley, the city government’s green initiatives and center’s broader goal to increase sustainability throughout Pride weekend.

Generations Past

Descendants of black Mormon pioneer Green Flake march in 2019 Days of ’47 parade.
“What’s important is Utah history and understanding how we integrate the story of Green Flake,” Nichol Bourdeaux, a great-granddaughter of Flake’s seven generations down the family line, said.

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