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Dried and cracked salt flats formed from the dried up areas of the Great Salt Lake.

The drying times of The Great Salt Lake

Hunter Lindsey, Reporter November 3, 2022

The once “Great” Salt Lake is dying, the Utah Division of Wildlife Services revealed in a report. The report notes that the lake has lost 44% of its surface area since 1875. DWR also estimates water...

El Gran Lago Seco

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Translator November 3, 2022

El una vez llamdo "Gran" Lago Salado está muriendo, según ha revelado la División de Servicios de Vida Silvestre de Utah en un informe. El informe señala que el lago ha perdido el 44% de su superficie...

Anti-war protests erupt all over the world.

Do you know your news? March 1

Alexandrea Bonilla February 28, 2022

1. The Supreme Court will hear one of the most important environmental cases in more than a decade this week, a case that could restrict or eliminate the control of which government agency?A. Environmental...

To prevent dumpster divers from finding usable products in the trash, retailers destroy goods by cutting them with scissors or pouring bleach on them. Photo credit: Rebecca Gonzales

Wasting wares and trashing treasures

Rebecca Gonzales November 17, 2021

You’ve seen the videos: unsold Coach bags slashed and tossed in the trash, reusable Old Navy masks cut to pieces and thrown out at the height of the pandemic, perfectly good clothes purposely ruined...

The state-wide primary elections for governor are on June 30.

Whose position is it anyway?

Jennifer Greenlee June 22, 2020

With the state-wide election primaries drawing near, many are looking at their ballot and wondering who to vote for. With a record four gubernatorial primary candidates on the Republican ballot for the...

Campus mountains in 2020, following a dry winter. (BriElle Harker / The Signpost)

Snow problem? Big problem.

Francia Benson January 23, 2020

If you've been looking for snow in Utah, it's been harder to find since 1995.Dr. Marek Matyjasik, professor of environmental geosciences at WSU, explains that it is normal to have snow fluctuation. However,...

Viewpoint: Buzzworthy problems with bees

March 2, 2014

The Ogden City Council has passed an ordinance working to encourage local beekeepers to amp up their game with looser regulations. For those who don't know, the global bee population is in disarray. Colony...

'Captain Clean Air' teaches kindergartners air pollution dangers

January 14, 2014

Weber State University professor Hal Crimmel donned goggles, a persona named Captain Clean Air and a hand puppet named Badger inside the WSU Charter Academy's kindergarten classes on Tuesday. A member...

EPA reports Weber County among worst air quality in US

January 6, 2014

On the top floor of Weber State University's Elizabeth Hall, students can see the stretch of Ogden laid out before them, but lately, a brown haze has settled across the landscape. The U.S. Environmental...

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