Local Solar System Ambassador to receive Distinguished Public Service Award from NASA
By Natalee Wilding
When Patrick Wiggins isn't contacting newspapers and TV stations about the latest solar event or educating Tooele schoolchildren on physics, he might be skydiving or planning his first base jump—and, on Aug. 14, he'll be in Washington, D.C., receiving the Distinguished Public Service Award from NASA.
A decade ago, veteran pro skateboarder Mike Vallely, known as Mike V, got the chance that every punk kid in the '80s wanted: to perform with Black Flag. Now, as of January, he's the veteran California hardcore band's full-time frontman.
James Miska has been biking in Salt Lake City for more than 11 years. Now, he’s combined his love of bikes and his knowledge of the city to start Salt Lake Bicycle Tours: informative tours of the city taken entirely on a bike.