- Refugees making a home in Utah
Emily Means talks with Asha Parekh, Refugee Services Director at the Utah Department of Workforce Services, talks about the process of coming to Utah as a refugee; KCPW producer Ross Chambless gives a look at the celebrations and ceremonies that took places at this year’s World Refugee Day; and the Sunnyvale Farmers Market gives refugees […]
- Orrin Hatch calls out Mike Lee, Herbert throws his support behind John Curtis and Greg Hughes’ ‘war room’
Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss Sen. Orrin Hatch and Sen. Mike Lee’s differences on Senate Republicans’ efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act; Gov. Gary Herbert’s somewhat unprecedented endorsement of Provo Mayor John […]
- A $1.7 Million Write-off and a New Chapter for Local Public Radio
KCPW has reached an agreement that significantly improves its long-term outlook. The deal restructures the 2008 loan used to purchase the station, and eliminates more than $1.7 million of long-term debt.
Lauren Colucci, KCPW’s General Manager, says that the arrangement means a new day for the local news and information outlet and its listeners.
- Herbert announces 50-year water plan, Wilson to seek Hatch’s Senate seat and Huntsman Jr. officially nominated as ambassador to Russia
In anticipation of Utah’s population growth, Gov. Gary Herbert unveils a 50-year water management plan. Salt Lake County Council member Jenny Wilson announces that she will challenge seven-term Sen. Orrin Hatch. And the White House officially nominates Jon Huntsman Jr. as ambassador to Russia.
At 9 a.m. Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporter Emma Penrod, Washington Bureau […]
- Building Utah’s communities around public transit
Host and producer Emily Means talks with Keith Bartholomew, a professor at the University of Utah’s City and Metropolitan Planning Department, who lays the groundwork for development around public transit; Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams addresses his vision for neighborhoods near the S-Line streetcar; and Roger Borgenicht of Utahns for Better Transportation shares some […]
- “Made in America” week, Utah County growth and health care
Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss Senate Republicans’ failure to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act; the White House’s “Made in America” week; an explosion of population growth in Utah County; and Salt Lake County […]
- Troubled trucking firm faces scrutiny after Texas deathsIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The trucking company linked to the recent deadly human smuggling case in Texas had promoted itself as an American success: a family firm whose hard-working drivers helped keep the U.S. economy running.
- Thrill ride OK'd hours before deadly state fair accidentCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Inspectors repeatedly looked over a thrill ride while it was assembled at the Ohio State Fair and signed off on it hours before it flew apart in a deadly accident that flung passengers through the air, according to authorities and records released Thursday.
- The Latest: AG tells AP he'll remain as long as Trump wantsWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local):
- In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryosFor the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.
- EgyptAir hijack: Man jumps from plane cockpit windowA man was filmed jumping from a hijacked EgyptAir plane cockpit window shortly before the hijacker surrendered.
- EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus president laughs off hijackingCyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that the hijacking of the plane that landed at Larnaca was not linked to terrorism.
- How did FBI unlock dead gunman's iPhone?The FBI has managed to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman without Apple's help, ending a court case, the US justice department says.
- Israel on alert for attacks by Islamic State fighters in SinaiWith so-called Islamic State militants active in Egypt's Sinai, Israeli troops are on alert for attacks just across the border.
Documentary / Special Broadcasts
- KCPW Presents: “Climate One – Does Greening the Economy Leave Some People Behind?” (5/19/17)
- KCPW Presents: “The Pulse – Mothering” (5/12/17)
- KCPW Presents: “America Abroad – After Paris: Global Approaches to Climate Change”
- KCPW Presents: “The Response – America’s Story (ep.4)” (4/28/17)
- KCPW Presents: “America Abroad – Trump’s Approach to the Middle East” (4/21/17)
- NHMU Lecture: “Andrew Zimmern, Food: A Global Perspective on the State of our Food Life”