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Buried Hazards

Contamination cleanup on inland port site could be possible, but it won’t be easy—or cheap.

Latter-day Leaks

Inside Ryan McKnight’s crusade for transparency within the LDS Church.

Herding Cats

Enter the exciting, adorable world of professional cat shows.

Not-So-Public Records

In a debate over city documents, the Jordan River Restoration Network’s years-long battle over GRAMA and its cost could come to an end.
Whether the conversation's about the Jordan River or developments on the Great Salt Lake, Jeff Salt's name almost always pops up.

Best Summer Concerts

This Van's A-rockin'
... and so will you by the time you're done reading our special Summer Festival preview.

Tangled Web

Immigrant or Refugee? For many foreign nationals, the line can be blurred.
Khalid Al Hachami knows that if he goes home to Iraq to see his family, he's going to have trouble getting around.

Pride Issue 2018

The most fabulous issue of the year is here.

Summer Guide 2018

Make It Pop
Our ode to the North Shore Monster and things fun in the sun in SLC.

Summer Movie Preview

Explosions! Undeserving sequels! Bro-dancing with dinosaurs! Brace yourself for an epic-ish film season.
There’s an old Vulcan proverb, "Only Nixon could go to China." By extrapolation, only Marvel could destroy the summer blockbuster as we know it.

Adultery, Fraud and the “Great Tortilla Caper”

Inside the life of a Utah private eye.
The girl didn't want to be found.

Her Best Shot

Attorney Tanner Lenart interprets Utah’s peculiar liquor laws so the rest of us don’t have to.
Tanner Lenart has two words to describe Utah's alcohol laws: "in flux."

What, Me Worry?

How top Zinke aides are undermining protections for public lands and endangered species.
Operating in the shadows of the Trump administration’s chaos and the financial scandals dogging Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, a trio of political appointees is now in place to accelerate an already aggressive effort to quickly offer leases for millions of acres of public land to the oil and gas industry.

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

47 ideas to reduce gun violence and save lives.
Can one lil’ alt-weekly solve America’s gun crisis? Maybe.

Dining Guide 2018

Salt Lake's Food Scene Is UNBELIEVABLE
Our yearly look at SLC's most out-of-this-world dishes is here!

Dabakis Is Leaving the Building

Ever boisterous and outspoken, state senator says lending liberal voice trumps his bill tally.
Why, you might ask yourself, is Sen. Jim Dabakis rhythmically rolling a yellow stress ball between his palms as he lounges at his back-row desk in the Senate chamber?

Who's Missing?

How one local Native American-led activist group is giving a voice to their missing and murdered Indigenous sisters.
Before Cassandra Begay's aunt was brutally beaten to death on the Navajo Nation, there was Myrtle Bear Pete.

Are You Ready for Some Fútbol?

Utah’s newest pro sports team strives to set a standard for women’s professional soccer.
The smell of fresh paint and warning beeps from construction vehicles fill the air as several women around the corner lie on their backs stretching.

The Foilies 2018

Recognizing the year’s worst in government transparency.
Government transparency laws like the Freedom of Information Act exist to enforce the public’s right to inspect records so we can all figure out what the heck is being done in our name and with our tax dollars.

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