Palak Jayswal
Salt Lake Tribune Culture Reporter
Palak is the culture reporter at The Tribune. She graduated from the University of Utah and has previously written at The Daily Utah Chronicle, SLUG Magazine, Utah Stories and other publications. She aspires to one day be a music critic.
Saltair II Resort's Giant Racer roller coaster, once touted as the world's tallest, photographed in the 1950s, top, in comparison to the stumps that remain near the Great Salt Lake as the last vestiges of its former existence, July 21, 2022. Ray King(top), Leah Hogsten (bottom), Salt Lake Tribune
The site of the old Saltair resort — actually, three of them — can give a visitor the feeling that something is haunting them. The historical sites are somewhat reminiscent of a ghost town, and the ev...
(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) People explore the Spiral Jetty, just south of the Rozel Point peninsula on the northeastern shore, March 25, 2022.
(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) People explore the Spiral Jetty, just south of the Rozel Point peninsula on the northeastern shore, March 25, 2022.
Like any work of art, the value of Spiral Jetty — easily the most recognizable artwork in Utah — depends on how you look at it. Jaimi Butler, the coordinator of Westminster College’s Great Salt Lake I...