Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Sep 21, 2006
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  • Sep 21-27, 2006
  • Vol. 23, No. 19


  • Totally Un-Wired

    Salt Lake County coughed up $55 million for a soccer stadium, but Salt Lake City couldn’t set aside $70 million for a fiber-optic network. Should that trouble us?
  • Blotter Fodder

    It’s been dangerous on the mean streets of Salt Lake City recently: daylight robbery, schoolchildren stabbing each other with scissors, drive-by shootings, even pipe bombs'in the library of all places. This week’s lesson: Be wary of strangers...
  • 5 Spot

    Random questions, surprising answers
  • The Way It Is

    Legislators are debating transportation funding to decide whether taxpayer dollars should support commuter rail or new TRAX lines. City Weekly asked Sam Weller’s display coordinator Jenn Nielsen what she thinks:nnMass transit has improved since...
  • The Missionary Position

    Steven Greenstreet • FilmmakerServed mission to Valencia, Venezuela, 1998–2000nnDid you ever live next door to a stripper?nMy last six months in the mission, we lived in an apartment building that had been turned into two apartments simply by putting...
  • The Ocho

    An 8-pack of political beer
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Mussel-Bound

    On a recent visit to Chicago, I noticed that Lake Michigan, close to shore, looks more like the waters of the Caribbean (crystal clear, light aqua color). When I grew up in the city years ago, the lake was just a bucket of sludge. I’m told the change...
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Newsquirks

    Austrian authorities arrested a 34-year-old man who tried to rob a bank in Poggersdorf, only to discover that it wasn’t a bank but a municipal building. The robber believed it was a bank because he saw an automatic teller machine in the lobby, but...

Eat & Drink


  • Party Gangsta

    Hip-hop chameleon Pigeon John cares more about the fun than the cred.
  • Full Metal Racket

    Headbanging and bowl-hugging at the Gigantour.
  • Music Picks

    Thursday 9.21nnREDFESTnIn all the (justified) hullabaloo surrounding former Salt Lake Tribune reporter Shanika Sykes'fired after allegedly plagiarizing an article in The Daily Utah Chronicle'and subsequent revelation that certain Chronicle staffers committed...


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