Peter Holslin
Peter Holslin

Peter Holslin

Holslin is City Weekly's staff writer. His work has appeared in outlets including Vice and Rolling Stone. Got a tip? Drop him a line.

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Year: 201922

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  • Trump Queen
  • 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.
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  • SLC Mayoral Election Update
  • SLC Mayoral Election Update

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

    Inside state efforts to set quality standards for medical cannabis.
      When medical cannabis starts going on sale across Utah early next year, card-carrying patients will have plenty of THC-infused products to choose from.
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  • Three Qs and a Beer
  • 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.
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  • Nukes No More
  • Nukes No More

    Church service commemorates the anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.
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  • Turning a Corner
  • Turning a Corner

    Recently overhauled Utah Transit Authority dreams up plans for the future. But where do you even begin?
      On the corner of 700 South and State Street, a metal post marking a UTA bus stop sticks out from the ground, standing alone like a stray antenna on the surface of Mars.
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  • R3J3CT3D PL8S
  • R3J3CT3D PL8S

    Hordes of Utah motorists apply for vanity license plates every year. Here are the ones deemed too offensive for the road.
      1,246 The number of vanity plates applied for in Utah from 2016-18. Here are the ones deemed too offensive for the road.
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  • Generations Past
  • 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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  • Unshackled
  • Unshackled

    New film centers on the life of Green Flake, one of Utah's three original slave pioneers.
      Many were amateurs in the art of movie-making, and the struggle with resources combined with the emotional weight of the topic at hand—the history of American slavery—often pushed everyone over the edge.
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  • Native Injustice
  • Native Injustice

    Navajo researcher Moroni Benally invokes history to explain a current crime epidemic.
      Violence doesn’t come out of nowhere. Often, it’s a byproduct of historical shifts and social trends—each bloody act taking root in the ruptures that came before it.
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Trump Queen Trump Queen Local drag performer stokes controversy as the Donald Trump-loving “Lady MAGA” August 16, 2019
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