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Posts from February 2011

Picture Perfect


The Ski Salt Lake Shootout is an invitation-only photo contest that in four short years is quickly attracting some of the best talent in ski photography. The event wrapped up Saturday with an awards ceremony in Salt Lake City. This year, wily veterans like SLC-based Lee Cohen went head to head with talented newcomers (Matt Turley) and dark horse

Two Local Photographers Receive Awards in Ski Salt Lake Shootout


Salt Lake City (February 14, 2011) - Four days of blue sky following 16 inches of fresh powder set the perfect stage for the fourth annual Ski Salt Lake Shootout, where professional photographer Garrett Grove of Bellingham, Washington, won first place for his eight-image portfolio and a prize of $3,000. "Between the amount of snow that fell, the

Tracy Aviary Project Receives Gold LEED Certification


Salt Lake City- Tracy Aviary's Wilson Pavilion Project, constructed by Sahara Inc., received a Gold LEED certification from the USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council). Some of the project's many sustainable elements include natural lighting, using native plantings, low flow sinks and hose reels, and incorporating a high percentage of recycled

Embedded: Ski Salt Lake Shootout


Riding shotgun, with camera, in Utah's Cottonwood Canyons for a four day ski-photo competition If skiers are the heroes of the ski world, then ski photographers are the unsung heroes. These are the guys (and gals) who are out in the field at all hours questing for that idyllic image that is usually a confluence of chance, free will and necessity (or

21 million passengers in 2010 makes S.L. airport 25th busiest in nation


SALT LAKE CITY - Salt Lake City International Airport served more than 21 million passengers in 2010, making it the 25th busiest airport in the nation. Nearly 600,000 more passengers arrived or departed from the airport in 2010 than in 2009, marking the first time since 2007 that the airport has served more passengers than the previous year. The