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  • Calling for a crackdown on polygamous crime

    Calling for a crackdown on polygamous crime

    Crimes committed by a fundamentalist sect on the Utah-Arizona border needs to be seriously investigated by both the Mormon Church and those states.

  • Forces of nature

    Amy Irvine’s memoir, Trespass, describes how she moved to rural Utah after her father’s suicide.

  • FLDS continues abusive polygamist practices in Utah and Arizona

    FLDS continues abusive polygamist practices in Utah and Arizona

    The states' failure to crack down on Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints means abuses still happen, despite the conviction of extreme polygamist Warren Jeffs.

  • Notes from a place of risk and hope

    In Big Wonderful: Notes from Wyoming, Kevin Holdsworth describes his love for a harsh landscape in essays, poetry and fiction.

  • The Gangs of Zion

    Drawn to Utah by the Mormon Church, young Polynesians struggle to find an identity, and to escape from a seemingly endless cycle of gang-related violence

  • The theology of growth

    The problem of gang violence in Salt Lake City offers a disturbing glimpse into the conflicted soul of Utah and the rest of the rapidly growing West

  • Going down in flames

    Going down in flames

    Today, the mountain and Pacific states have the highest collective cremation rates in the U.S.

  • Saints speak out against nuclear waste

    The Mormon Church has issued a statement opposing a planned nuclear waste storage site not far from Salt Lake City, Utah, on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation

  • Online: No more talking heads

    Jennifer Napier-Pearce uses her own money to produce a Salt Lake City-based podcast called Inside Utah

  • Toppling monoliths in Mormon Country

    Now that Mormons are debating environmental issues such as draining Lake Powell, it’s high time they looked at overpopulation and the rampant development of Utah’s Wasatch Front

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