Citizen Revolt: Week of September 8 | Citizen Revolt | Salt Lake City

Citizen Revolt: Week of September 8 |  Citizen Revolt |  Salt Lake City

click to enlarge Taking Us for a RideIf you haven’t heard about the gondola, you’re either not paying attention or just don’t care what happens to the Cottonwood canyons. UDOT has just released its preference for a corporate welfare ride up to two private ski resorts—on taxpayer money, of course (half a billion … Read more

Here Come the Body Police | opinion | Salt Lake City

Here Come the Body Police |  opinion |  Salt Lake City

Conservative lawmakers and their constituents go bonkers and get a bad rash when transgender girls compete in high school sports—no news there. In Red State America, it goes against God’s plan and it’s just not right. Now, there’s a new wrinkle in our paranoid transphobia: If a girl is an exceptional athlete she could be … Read more

Sailing: New Zealand claims first SailGP event win after dominating weekend in Plymouth

Sailing: New Zealand claims first SailGP event win after dominating weekend in Plymouth

The New Zealand SailGP Team celebrate their first event win in Plymouth, England. Photo: Ricardo Pinto/SailGP It’s been a long time coming, but New Zealand finally have their first SailGP event win. Heading into this weekend’s event in Plymouth, England, Peter Burling’s Kiwi crew had competed in 10 SailGP events and were yet to qualify … Read more

AirAsia X returns to New Zealand with low-cost Sydney, Australia seat sale

AirAsia X returns to New Zealand with low-cost Sydney, Australia seat sale

TravelUpdated Jul 18, 2022 02:50 AM3 minutes to read Low-cost carrier Air Asia X’s Airbus 330s are back in New Zealand to shake up the mid-haul market. Photo/Getty Images A Malaysian budget carrier is coming back to Auckland and bringing with it a flurry of transtasman introductory fares. From 1 November, Air Asia X, which … Read more

Up in the Air | Hits & Misses | Salt Lake City

Up in the Air |  Hits & Misses |  Salt Lake City

click to enlarge Up in the AirThe proposed Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola has its own website. How cool is that? Except, taxpayers may have to fork out $500 million for its traffic solutions that benefit a couple of resorts and some entitled skiers. The 8-mile gondola could cost a lot—maybe $1 billion. Whether … Read more