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Is That a Shillelagh in Your Pocket?

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, a major holiday for the Irish and for non-Irish hangers on who just want to drink green beer. 474 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

PHOTOS: The Great Salt Lake is drying up and it could have a global impact

At seventy-five miles long and thirty-five miles wide, Utah’s Great Salt Lake is the largest salt water lake in the Western Hemisphere. Its massive size might make it seem like a fixed part of the American West, but the 
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Spiral Jetty

From New Jersey I flew into Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday January 15th, 2018.  Through the window of the plane, the mountains of Colorado and Utah were visible and inspired the impression of having flown into another world. 1,923 more words

Great Salt Lake

Promontory Point Resources withdraws application for permit to bring in waste from other areas

PROMONTORY POINT – After weeks of debate, the controversy surrounding a Utah landfill comes to an end: for now.

“I grew up in Salt Lake,” points out Brett Snelgrove, spokesperson for Promontory Point Resources, the company that oversees the landfill. 264 more words


Visiting Robert Smithson's "Spiral Jetty"

It’s been AGES since I’ve written about art, years even. While I have my Bachelor’s in Art History, I unfortunately haven’t been able to use it. 730 more words


Ogden residents concerned over landfill plans

OGDEN – Could millions of tons of waste soon be shipped into Utah? Over a hundred concerned Ogden residents showed up to a meeting on the Weber State Campus to try and prevent that from happening. 262 more words


Long-billed Curlews

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” – Cesare Pavese     

AKA the Candlestick Bird

It was a June Day in 1998 and photographer Kurt Duce and I were on the unpaved, closed to the public, south causeway to Antelope Island. 386 more words