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Environmental challenges are more urgent than ever

04/22/2014 04:22 PM MDT
The first Earth Day was celebrated 44 years ago and, depending on your perspective, we have either made great strides in protecting our environment 
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Now's the time to pipe up on pipeline alignment
04/18/2014 04:25 PM MDT - Oil and gas pipelines, typically, don't draw much attention until something goes wrong. For example, Salt Lake residents were stunned in 2010 when Read more...

Wildlife is especially vulnerable in springtime
04/15/2014 04:33 PM MDT - Feeling frisky? Now that the weather is warming up, Summit County residents and their pets have been heading out to local trails, parks and preserves Read more...

COLUMNS
Jay Meehan: Showdown at the BLM Corral

Core Samples
04/22/2014 04:22 PM MDT
So you have issues with the BLM you say, well, take a number and stand in line. Or, if you'd rather, sit astride your "cuyuse" with a six-shooter 
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Tom Clyde: Government in action
04/18/2014 04:25 PM MDT - I had a couple of those unavoidable bureaucratic interactions with government this week. The first was paying income taxes, and the other was Read more...

Teri Orr: The pull of the moon
04/18/2014 04:25 PM MDT - The Perseids meteor showers in August are marked each year by my neighbor. He has camped out in his yard with his boys for years to make certain they Read more...

Jay Meehan: Ed and Evan
04/16/2014 09:48 AM MDT - "How to avoid Pleurisy: Never make love to a girl named Candy on the tailgate of a half-ton Ford pickup during a chill rain in April out on Grandview Point in San Juan County, Utah!" Read more...

Amy Roberts: A game of high 'steaks'
04/16/2014 09:50 AM MDT - Four hundred cows just had the most confusing week of their lives. They were rounded up like, well, cattle, held for a week, then released due to Read more...

Teri Orr: Be bold, little town
04/11/2014 04:03 PM MDT - The conversation, very different from a soliloquy or a rant, I wish I could hear, around the re-construction of a historically valued, pivotal corner Read more...

Tom Clyde: Squatters and carpetbaggers
04/11/2014 04:03 PM MDT - So that's it for ski season for at two of our three resorts. PCMR is staying open another week. That lets them pick up the late Easter holiday, and Read more...

APNewsBreak: Gacy case helps solve unrelated death

CHICAGO (AP) — Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing — one he didn't commit. Full Story
China says quality of its groundwater has worsened

BEIJING (AP) — Nearly 60 percent of the groundwater at sites monitored throughout China is of poor or extremely poor quality, with excessive amounts of pollutants, according to an annual report by the Ministry of Land and Resources. Full Story