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Image 1 - Doppler-on-Wheels Helps Researchers Study Western Snow Storms
2011-12-07 13:36:02

SCHUSS. The term for a straight, downhill ski run. In the land of the Greatest Snow on Earth--Utah--SCHUSS is also the moniker for storm-chasing, Old Man Winter-style. In the Storm Chasing Utah Style Study--SCHUSS--funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), chasing snowstorms is "as exciting as chasing tornadoes," says University of Utah atmospheric scientist Jim Steenburgh, the project's director. He and colleagues are "looking at the guts," Steenburgh says, "of winter storms in...

2011-03-01 07:10:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 14th consecutive year, Alan Shawn Feinstein will divide $1 million among hunger-fighting agencies nationwide, using it to help them raise funds this March and April. Feinstein's past annual spring $1 million challenges to fight hunger have raised over $1 billion for over 2000 agencies and houses of worship nationwide helping the needy. "This is a wonderful opportunity for the Salt Lake Community to partner with The Salt Lake...

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2011-02-02 22:51:50

Problem hits basins from LA to Tehran, Salt Lake to Mexico CityDuring the past two months, researchers launched weather balloons, drove instrument-laden cars and flew a glider to study winter inversions that often choke Salt Lake City in smog and trap dirty air in other urban basins worldwide.The field campaign "“ part of a three-year study by the University of Utah and other institutions "“ ends Monday, Feb. 7 as atmospheric scientists begin analyzing data they collected to learn...

2011-01-07 07:30:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America West Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AWSR), a domestic compliant coal producer with mining operations in Central Utah, today announced that Company executives have been invited to present at the national launch of the National Eagles and Angels Association next week in New York City. Collectively, the NEAA membership is self-defined as "pro-American business-oriented investors" whose mission is to support U.S. emerging growth...

2010-10-06 11:35:00

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Small Biz Tech Tour is stopping in Salt Lake City on October 14, 2010 at the Miller Business Resource Center at Salt Lake Community College. At this all day event, industry experts will share their insight, lead discussions and show attendees how technology can save time and money, boost productivity, increase revenue and better serve customers. "We're excited to meet Salt Lake City's entrepreneurs," says Ramon Ray, Tour Executive Producer and...

2010-08-20 10:18:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Salt Lake community south of I-80 near 700 East has seen better days. A large north facing wall at 700 East and I-80 is the entrance to those neighborhoods and will be completely transformed today and tomorrow with the donation of time and money from the Salt Lake Community. When the beautification project is complete tomorrow, a mural of vibrant color and inspiration will dress it. Children from the neighborhood just south of the wall will be...

2010-07-20 10:34:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Emigration Court, a TGM Associates community, recently celebrated the completion of its brand new state-of-the-art fitness center with a successful grand opening event attended by over 300 people and featured live radio broadcast, catered food and exciting prizes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100720/PH37712 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100720/PH37712 ) The 2,300-square foot fitness center facility,...

2010-05-03 07:20:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Salt Lake City Mission is pleased to release its Premier monthly newspaper, "The Salt Lake Street News." This First Edition will come out Monday, May 3rd, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. M.S.T. The "Salt Lake Street News" is part of a larger International Movement of street newspapers. "This is a Grassroots Movement to help the homeless, and the less fortunate of Salt Lake become self-employed, become motivated and live a better life. The Homeless are not...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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