Monthly Archive:: August 2012

CityViews 8/28/12: For-Profit Colleges/The Civil War

Segment 1: For-profit colleges – schools that focus on skills and job training – aren’t fulfilling their part of the bargain. That’s

Crockett Makes Case for Reducing County’s Debt

A debate over Salt Lake County’s debt load has emerged in the opinion pages of The Salt Lake Tribune, with outgoing County

Critics of SkiLink Begin Voter Education Campaign

Groups working to stop SkiLink, a proposed gondola from Canyons Resort in Park City to Solitude in Big Cottonwood Canyon are hoping

Dr. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Delivers McMurrin Lecture

On Friday, August 24, the Tanner Humanities Center held the 2012 Sterling M. McMurrin Lecture featuring Dr. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.

LDS Dems Gather In Charlotte

While the LDS Democrats caucus started in Utah, Mormon Democrats from across the nation are formally meeting for the first time at

Cooke, Herbert Differ on Views of Medicare

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Peter Cooke says the state needs to stop neglecting issues related to health care. Cooke criticized Governor Gary Herbert’s

Politics Up Close: Rep. Jim Matheson and PoliticIt

Today on the show, we spoke with Josh Light of PoliticIt.com, which tracks candidates' digital influence online, followed by Democratic Utah Congressman

CityViews 8/27/12: “Watershed”/Building Better Batteries

Segment 1: The Colorado River, which flows 1,450 miles through the desert Southwest, provides life-giving water to 30 million people. But climate

Report Shows Where Asthma is Most Prevalent in Utah

Does where you live impact your health? A new report by the Utah Department of Health shows asthma rates in Utah vary

Romney Says He Should Be Able to Keep Church Contributions Private

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney remains defiant in the face of criticism from Democrats and other GOP figures alike that he should