When I think of Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park, the last thing I think of is a dirty coal mine.
In just over a week, the Natural History Museum of Utah will re-open to the public along the Wasatch Range, a the 17-acre site at the edge of the City and the University of Utah campus, viewing out towards the Great Salt Lake, the Oquirrhs mountain range, Kennecott copper mines, Mount Olympus and Salt Lake City.
If all 9 million LGBT Americans, or a substantial number of us, moved to a sparsely populated state, we would guarantee ourselves congressional representation, and we'd be able to pass favourable state legislation at will.
Two hundred and eighty one miles, or roughly one tank of gas in my VW Syncro, separate Eureka Utah and Eureka Nevada.
If you live in a state that has common-sense laws for the issuance of a carry permit, consider that only 35 states require some type of training, certification or time at the firing range to carry a loaded, concealed weapon.
However much conservatives trumpet their sexual morality, they are not better than the rest of us. Indeed, the evidence suggests they are slightly worse.
Good professors know that discussing nature in the confines of a classroom is not likely to stir the soul, no matter how enlightening the lesson. What awakens, they realize, is experience. Getting hands dirty. Immersion.
Latino-Americans can no longer afford to let other people vote for them. We cannot sit back and watch things happen to America, when we have the votes to achieve a better outcome for the nation.
Unless you've been living under a rock for the last year -- or simply aren't a cocktail geek -- you know that the hottest trend to hit the mixology scene is barrel-aged cocktails.
With more than 30 years of experience in Utah politics, Orrin Hatch understands the political climate there better than anyone. Although his latest statements about the poor are perverse, insensitive, unreasonable, and extreme, he knows what it will take to win reelection.
We weren't sure what to expect when we drove 12 miles into a Canyon in Utah to meet 70 year old twins, living off the grid, growing organic vegetables...
In a primary race which should be about electability more than anything else, no candidate appears very electable.
While writers tell the exuberant story of skiers on the mountains a few days from summer in the Rockies, the question is whether this is a sign of climate change that will disrupt economies.
Each spring, Utah becomes the scene of one of the animal kingdom's great annual migrations, as thousands of Colorado ski-town locals descend from their snowbound winter ranges in search of warm desert climes.
I'm not against mining. I am against putting mega-mines where they don't belong.