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A partially submerged tree in the raging Weber River as seen from the Centennial Trail in Riverdale, Utah.

Utah está en aguas turbulentas

Daniela Imbrett, Traductor April 13, 2023

El estado de Utah ha tenido un año récord de nevadas esta temporada de invierno. Sin embargo, con toda la nieve, muchos funcionarios y residentes de Utah han estado preocupados por la probabilidad de...

A partially submerged tree in the raging Weber River as seen from the Centennial Trail in Riverdale, Utah

Utah is in high waters

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter April 13, 2023

The state of Utah has had a record-breaking year for snowfall this winter season. With all of the snow, however, many Utah officials and residents have been concerned about the likelihood of flooding as...

Global Climate Strike

Anna Kuglar, Asst. Photography Editor March 16, 2023

With the recent ending of the Utah legislative session earlier this month, there has been a lot of focus around the worsening effects of the climate crisis being felt by Utahns everywhere. During the...


News quiz 1/31

Tim Costello, News editor January 31, 2023

QUESTIONS: 1. The NFC and AFC football championship games are over. What teams are slated to play in the upcoming Super Bowl? A. Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs B. San Francisco 49ers and Cincinnati...

NEWS QUIZ – 10/18

Tim Costello, News editor October 18, 2022

QUESTIONS What hit television show is kicking off its third season with a theatrical release of its premiere episodes on November 18? The Winchesters The Crown The Chosen Abbott Elementary Following his...

The audience at the Weber County Library.

The readings of Railtown

Tim Costello, News editor June 13, 2022

There has been lots of activism in regards to the Great Salt Lake. Many gathered to hear local writers talk about their written work in regard to this issue. Local poets Joel Long and Nan Seymour read...

The Colorado River’s Upper Basin Water Supply has decreased from 4.5 million acre-feet per year to below 2 million, and the deficit is 35% from where it was when the 20th century began, according to the Utah Rivers Council. Photo credit: Grace Haglund

Utah’s water: Decisions now, consequences later

Alec Cipollini April 18, 2022

The drought in Utah didn't give any favors in 2022, and it will continue to worsen if nothing is done to stop global warming and the handling of how water is distributed in the state, advocates and experts...

The cliffs of Flaming Gorge, Utah above an outlet become hidden by a fog.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Finding the beauty in nature

Nikki Dorber March 31, 2021

I remember as a child if I told my parents I was bored, they would give me a crazy look and simply tell me to go outside. At first, I would go outside sulking because, if I am being honest, I was expecting...

Wasatch Front near South Ogden, Utah. (Steven Clift/The Signpost)

Favorite photos 2020: Steven

Steven Clift December 2, 2020

The reason I chose these photos is because they all stand out to me as distinct periods in my life. To me, these are more than just a couple pictures, but a journal of the various adventures I've been...


Minding the gap along the Great Salt Lake

Kainoa Nunez April 10, 2019

Weber State University students and faculty gathered on April 5 in Lindquist Hall to learn about the health of the Great Salt Lake from guest speaker Brian Nicholson, senior project manager at Martin...

Photo credit: Chloe Walker

Promontory Landfill discussion raises environmental concerns

Joe Traub February 15, 2018

Weber State University hosted an event with the Friends of Great Salt Lake group designed to give individuals more information about the Promontory Landfill project on the shores of the Great Salt Lake. In...

Blue-green algae from Deer Creek Reservoir magnified 400X. (Doug Manifold / The Signpost)

Algae blooms, harmful or harmless?

Doug Manifold July 11, 2016

Summer is a time for fun and especially for fun in the water. Whether it's swimming, boating or playing on the beach, summer is a popular time for all things water-related.It all seems so wonderful and...

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