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2008-10-05 12:00:13

By Lynn Arave Deseret News One of the most reliable indicators of an extra dry Great Salt Lake is the presence of a large sandbar that leads to Fremont Island.

2008-09-20 12:00:27

A photo gallery of Friday's hot-air balloon festival on Antelope Island in the Great Salt Lake. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-10 09:00:23

By Associated Press SYRACUSE (AP) -- Despite a deep winter snowpack, Utah's Great Salt Lake is approaching its historical record low, leaving water experts scratching their heads.

2008-07-12 12:00:18

By Lynn Arave Deseret News -- Pro: The famous Spiral Jetty, a man-made art formation in the north arm of the lake, remains readily visible. There are also fewer islands in the Great Salt Lake, as more are connected to the mainland.

2008-05-29 15:00:23

By Tom Wharton, The Salt Lake Tribune May 29--ANTELOPE ISLAND -- When couples think of something different to do on a Saturday night in northern Utah, a dinner cruise on the Great Salt Lake dinner often isn't the first thing that comes to mind.

2007-08-21 06:54:45

The hot, dry summer is making it difficult for plants and animals at Antelope Island State Park, causing some of them not to reproduce.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.