Don’t pave Utah Lake

January 10, 2022

Reading Time: 4 minutes Utah Lake has long been the subject of animated debates between locals, with topics from recreation to conservation to misinformation about the ecosystem. Now these conversations are making their way to the front page, as a new proposal forces the hand of the state legislature. In 2018, House Bill 272, also known as the “Utah […]

Colorado winter wildfires: a cautionary tale for drought states

January 7, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nearly a thousand homes and buildings were destroyed between Christmas and the new year during the Marshall fire in Boulder County, Colorado, reported the Boulder County sheriff’s department. The fire started from an unknown cause on Thursday, Dec 30.  Historically, dry conditions due to droughts, accompanied by high speed winds, led to a quick and […]

Frontrunner expands to accommodate growing Vineyard

December 11, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many were surprised to find that the Frontrunner stations south of American Fork were closed over the break, with a bus bridge to the American Fork station. This interruption in service was due to the construction of a new station in Vineyard.  “This new station will have a very good effect on the communities allowing […]

Students are concerned about US withdrawal from Afghanistan

September 10, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes After two decades in Afghanistan, the US has finally pulled out of the longest war in American history. On Monday, Aug. 30, the last plane with Americans and Afghans left the international airport in Kabul — only one day before the official extraction deadline (Aug. 31) set by President Joe Biden.  When asked why he […]