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Islands of the Great Salt Lake

Islands of the Great Salt Lake

“One of the things Utahans are notorious for is not really paying attention to the lake,” explains Greg Smoak, director of the American West Center and an associate professor of history at the University of Utah. Perhaps because the Wasatch attracts a large percentage of outdoor recreation, the 2,000-square mile lake 20 miles north of […]

Solitude on a Desert Island

Solitude on a Desert Island

I live in Southwest Utah, a unique comingling of eco-zones where the Mojave Desert, the Colorado Plateau, and the Great Basin all intersect. It is a sought after destination for world travelers because this intersection of eco-zones has created a diverse and spectacular desert landscape that holds not only stunning views and wonder, it promises […]