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Finding Her Voice

One immigrant’s journey from an African village to the Mormon hinterlands.

You're Fired!

Impeach Trump now. Ask us how!

Too Little Too Late?

One man’s death has activists questioning gains in law enforcement policy.

Salt Lake Eerie

31 spots in and around SLC to get your spook on.
This hyperbolic appraisal of spine-chilling locations is based on personal visits, secondhand anecdotes and internet research, aka "Googling."

Satanists Are People, Too

Shake hands with your devil-loving neighbor.
Fire! Brimstone! Router connectivity issues?

Curbing Panhandling

New legislation aims to relocate panhandlers.
It's a crisp Monday, and a man is on a mission for a morning smoke.

The Censored List

Why are these 10 important stories so underreported?
In America, we commonly think of press freedom and censorship in terms of the First Amendment.

Ghost Mall

Amid growing competition, new ownership and rebranding, can The Gateway survive?
The beige buildings are still standing.

Call it a Comeback

Long mired in economic depression, Midvale’s Main Street dusts off its small-town charm.
>When Midvale City Mayor JoAnn B. Seghini walks down Main Street, she doesn't see the dilapidated, empty buildings which haunt much of its west side.

Finding Their Muse

10 local artists share tips on how to stay inspired.
For this issue, we tracked down 10 local artists whose realities and processes are as varied as their disciplines and asked what inspires them.

Gentrify Me

Longtime Sugar House business owners reflect on the ever-changing ’hood.
Sugar House is more than a neighborhood; it's a brand, a bankable market that has kept developers salivating as shovels move dirt.


Veterans Affairs exists to help vets. So why did the Salt Lake VA appoint an anti-veteran chief?
In April 2015, psychiatrist Sayali Kulkarni received a phone call from a colleague at the Compensation and Pension department of the Salt Lake City Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

15 Ways to Fix SLC

Handy tips and tricks to ensure the survival and growth of our fair town.
Salt Lake City! The capital of Utah! A city on the rise!

Dancing With Spirits

Pacific Islander community seeks to both promote their differences and celebrate similarities.
Susi Feltch-Malohifo'ou was in the grocery store with her husband when she was reminded how stereotypes define the way some see her.

The Beer Issue

Beer, glorious beer!

New Shade of Blue

How hard is it for the police to diversify their ranks? Ask Officer Amy Novoa.
When Amy Novoa left her parents' home in Rose Park on the west side of Salt Lake City to drive to the Pioneer Precinct for her swearing-in as a police officer, she still clung to the hope that someone from her family would attend the most important moment in her life.

Monumental Disaster

Can Utah bounce back from its latest public lands debacle?
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke listened to gripes surrounding Bears Ears National Moment, but will he read the rave reviews?

Holy Spirits

Rejoice, our annual A-Z Cocktail Guide is here!
The best part of compiling this ode to Utah’s drinks scene? Recognizing the passion and talent of so many local producers and advocates keeping our community of cocktail enthusiasts growing.


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