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The Foilies 2019

Recognizing the year's worst in government transparency.

Local Music Issue 2019

Turn it up to 11, boys and girls. Our rockingest issue is here!

Spread Thin

Soon, the biologically rich Pando Forest could be a thing of the past.

The Foilies 2019

Recognizing the year's worst in government transparency.
"It opened up our Sunday for filing Freedom of Information requests."

The Unsinkable Shireen Ghorbani

After two electoral defeats, the Salt Lake County Democrat finally gets her turn.
"My plan is to see my congressman, who has not done a town hall in Salt Lake City proper in a year."

This Is The (Other) Place

Searching for the Greatest Snow on Earth in the Land of the Rising Fun.
There was no line for the lift, a fixed double that looked like it might have been recycled from the Winter Olympics, which were held in Hokkaido in 1972.

Sex Lake City

All across Utah, people are celebrating sex positivity and getting an education—as well as their kink on.
On a quiet street inside an undisclosed house, a group of Mormon men are about to get naked and have sex with one another.

Full Tilt

How local pinball champs and arcade bars are keeping the game alive.
If you were really spoiling for some action, you'd saunter a few steps across the floor, sticky with spilled soda and the tears of defeat, to the multisensory assault from the pinball machines.

Caught in the Immigration Maze

How one Orem family found itself swept into Trump's immigration crackdown.
They built new, austere lives in Orem, a far cry from the relatively posh ones they had led in Haiti's capital city.

What's in Our Legislation?

Our annual look at the rip-roaring 45 session days ahead.
Manager's specials like hidden language in bills and a very loose definition of "separation of church and state" will surely manifest and distract voters from real issues—the meat, if you will.

2019 Film Festival Issue

Past stories lay the foundation for new ones in Park City.
If you set out to explore the wild world of independent filmmaking, who knows what stories you'll bring home?

Hobbitville's Last Days

Current tenants evicted, the future of fabled SLC community is now in the hands of probate court.
A couple of generations of teenagers know it better as Hobbitville, because, as the story goes, it's a community of little people.

Pedal to the Medal

Will Winter Games redux be a boon for SLC, or is the state headed toward a total Olympocalypse?
Utah could host the games in 2030, less than three decades after its first big bash.

The Year in Photo Review

A look at the people, protests and moments that shaped 2018.
Featuring photos by Sarah Arnoff, Rachel Barnes, Steve Conlin, Dylan Woolf Harris, Ray Howze, Enrique Limón, Kelan Lyons and Steven Vargo.

Road to Ruin

State plans threaten some of the country's last wild places.
"The current roadless rule puts no limits on the use of prescribed fires," Biskupski wrote in a letter that recommended the state leave the federal roadless rule intact.

12 Days of Terrible Christmas Movies

Roast some chestnuts and fire up the remote control. The holidays are here!
The Hallmark Channel alone is responsible for 78 percent of Christmas movies, and all of them star Candace Cameron-Bure (I made that up, but I'm probably not far off).

Dying in Silence

A new report attempts to document the number of Indigenous women missing or murdered in 71 cities across the U.S. According to its data, Salt Lake City ranks in the top 10.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, murder is the third-leading cause of death among Native American women between ages 10 and 24.

The Precarious Plan for the Lake Powell Pipeline

Officials in Utah’s fastest-growing county are obscuring details of what a high-stakes project will cost taxpayers.
While proponents argued that the project was necessary to stave off water shortages, Lozada warned that it might trigger an economic crisis.

LDS Confessions

A new Facebook page has been getting a lot of attention by people who want to share their often-horrific church stories.
How many do you think just wanted to block those experiences out? But now they have a way to tell their story to people.

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