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North Salt Lake Landslide Is Still Sliding; City Seeks Solutions

The Eaglepointe landslide is still sliding and North Salt Lake city leaders are still trying to find a solution.


Catch Utah State University’s Ignite USU Sunrise Session this week!

Four Utah State University student researchers will share the passion, experiences and stories driving their academic pursuits in five-minute lightning talks on Friday, April 22 at USU Sunrise Sessions.

Sunrise Sessions begins at 7 a.m. with a catered breakfast buffet. The “Ignite USU” presenters will speak following breakfast at 7:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, or to RSVP, Learn more about “Ignite USU” at


The Really Big One

When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology. As the shaking started, everyone in the room began to laugh. Earthquakes are common in Japan—that one was the third of the week—and the participants were, after all, at a seismology conference. Then everyone in the room checked the time.