September 14, 2016

Project underway to ‘daylight’ three creeks entering Jordan River

by Kyle LaMalfa Imagine being able to walk or ride a bike from your house,…
September 14, 2016

Making the Jordan River beautiful

By Gilberto Rejon, Jr. My name is Gilberto Rejon Jr. and I am 13 years…
September 14, 2016

Group fosters stewardship of Jordan River

by Jamaica Trinnaman I feel lucky sitting down with Gilberto Rejon Magana and Van Hoover…
July 11, 2016

Automotive junkyard fire burns 50 acres on Salt Lake City’s west side

Over 100 firefighters worked in intense heat and wind to extinguish a 5-alarm industrial fire…
July 10, 2016

Western Chorus Frog Pseudacris triseriata

I first encountered this unique frog as a kid, when I heard its loud mating…
July 10, 2016

Reflections from ‘YouthWorks in the Park’ trip

Last month 15 YouthWorks alumni took a trip to Arches National Park. We spent three days…
July 09, 2016

Talisman West

Talisman West, home of the late LDS Church gardener Peter Lassig, was designed and constructed…
July 09, 2016

Homes of the Homeless

Any west-sider knows that homeless people are embedded within and scattered throughout our communities. We…
July 09, 2016

Conserving water on your property

Salt Lake City residents live in the second driest state in the nation, according to…
July 09, 2016

Preserving an urban farming culture in Glendale

To walk 10th West in Glendale is to travel back in time. The air tells…
July 09, 2016

Victorian-era Fisher Mansion: a treasure in limbo

Photos by Ashley King and Ray Wheeler At the turn of the nineteenth century, the…
July 09, 2016

Steenblik house remnant of old dairy farm

The large covered porch of the old Steenblik farmhouse gives off a cozy glow as…
July 09, 2016

Keeping it in the family

We were moving back to Salt Lake from Orem in 1996, and my husband Paul’s…
July 09, 2016

Alleviate DIY symptoms, build a house

Just less than a dozen years ago a condition that I have had most of…
July 09, 2016

Making our new house our own

My husband,Tom, and I instantly fell in love with the house we bought in the…
July 09, 2016

Restoring a home to its original grandeur and beyond

Fifteen years ago, I came across a 100 year-old, run-down house for sale, and immediately…
July 09, 2016

West Side Community Councils Report

Each of Salt Lake City's seven city council districts includes multiple neighborhood community council areas.…
July 09, 2016

Advantages of home co-ownership

Like most homeowners, my journey toward home ownership started with other people's money – the…