Ken Sanders

Ken Sanders is the literal definition of Salt of the Earth. A familiar face on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow, local activist, Monkey Wrenching apologist, friend of Edward Abbey, vinyl enthusiast, and librarian of Utah ephemera, Ken is the kind of person that creates honest community. Whether you’ve walked…

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Salt Lake's Olympic Spirit is Still Going Strong

The 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City brought a buzz that was unprecedented in a state known for its sobriety. Every citizen found a spirit and sense of local pride beyond anything they'd ever known, and volunteers lined up in droves to get in on the action. Facilities were erected. People…

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Salt Lake's Temple Square

It's impossible to find a postcard stand in Utah without a Temple Square image on one of its racks. As the most-visited destination in Utah, the dramatic spires of the Mormon Salt Lake Temple do have a prominent place in the city skyline. Of course, the landmark has major spiritual significance to…

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Jason Stock

Most people are surprised to learn about Salt Lake's rich brewing and distilling culture. Fact is, Salt Lake was a booze capital of the early West. From Brigham Young's infamous Valley Tan to the breweries planted at each water-powered canyon in Northern Utah, you can understand why the first…

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The Natural History Museum of Utah

Along the burnished foothills of the Salt Lake Valley, tucked alongside the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, lies a sinuous and arresting building clad in copper. Appearing to meld with the landscape, its russet walls mimic the hues and rugged terrain of the red buttes that tower above its rooftop. The…

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Experience the Utah Olympic Park

Consider taking a day off from all that skiing, hiking, or biking and find time to explore the 15 year legacy of the Utah Olympic Park. The UOP and its various venues are a sight that must not be skipped on any visit to the Beehive State. With its main facility located in Kimball Junction, just 30…

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10 Fun Facts About Temple Square

Right in the center of downtown Salt Lake, the 35 acres of Temple Square pack in a lot of points of interest and history. Owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the massive grounds offer a respite from the city's bustle and a fascinating day’s worth of exploration for history…

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