Monthly Archive:: August 2012

CityViews 8/8/12: One Woman, Multiple Personalities/Bullets and Belles

Segment 1: Jenny Hill’s complex mental landscape surfaced at age 4, when she vividly recalls losing track of time on the way

Officials Confirm First Human Case of West Nile Virus This Year

West Nile Virus is back. For the first time this year, health officials have confirmed a human case of the virus in

Second Arrest Made in Olympic Oval Thefts

The Unified Police Department arrested a second suspect over the weekend for the July 25th thefts at the Utah Olympic Skating Oval

Utah Democratic Party Files GRAMA Appeal

After a year-long effort to make the legislature’s 2011 redistricting records public, the Utah Democratic Party presented its case to the state’s

Corroon Proposes Smaller Parks Bond

After his last parks bond was rejected by Republicans on the county council, Salt Lake County Mayor Corroon is proposing a new

CityViews 8/7/12: New Westminster College Prez/Tour of Utah

Segment 1: Dr. Brian Levin-Stankevich was in the midst of a successful career as chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. So

Outdoor Retailer Wraps Up in Salt Lake City; First Time Visitors Share Their Experiences

What’s believed to be the largest Outdoor Retailer yet wrapped up in downtown Salt Lake City Sunday. An estimated 27,000 people attended

BLM Issues Impact Statement for Las Vegas Water Pipeline

Farmers in Utah’s Snake Valley could take a hit if the Federal Bureau of Land Management approves a pipeline right of

CityViews 8/6/12: Taking Care of the Jordan River/Olympic Wrap

  Segment 1: Once contaminated with raw sewage, farm waste and heavy metals from nearby mines, the Jordan River has been cleaned

Board of Ed Meets with Common Core Sponsor

Although supporters of the Common Core Standards say they’re raising the bar for education, controversy still remains here in Utah, as state

Politics Up Close: Automatic License Plate Readers/Congressional Candidate Donna McAleer

Today on the show, we looked at automatic license plate scanners with the ACLU of Utah and Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim

County Seeking Input on Future Canyons Use

Salt Lake County announced Thursday its plans to begin collecting public input on the future development of Parleys, Big Cottonwood, and Little

Children’s Health Insurance Program Celebrates 15 Years

Thousands of Utah families have reason to celebrate this week as advocates mark the anniversary of the Children’s Heath Insurance Program, or

West Valley Introduces Promenade to City Residents

West Valley City officials today unveiled the recently completed Promenade at Fairbourne Station, the community’s new park and public walkway.

Texas Tea Party Candidate Similar to Utah’s Mike Lee

Utah’s Mike Lee may soon be joined by a like-minded Tea Party Republican in the U.S. Senate, after Ted Cruz won victory

Utah Ranger Shot Nine Times Shares His Story of Recovery

It’s been almost two years since State Park Ranger Brody Young was shot more than a half dozen times by an armed

Lawmakers Hear Audit of Inmate Education System

In 2011, more than 5,200 inmates in jails and prisons throughout Utah were enrolled in state corrections education services, and more than

UTOPIA Audit Reveals Financial Woes

A performance audit of the Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency, or UTOPIA was presented to state lawmakers Wednesday at the Capitol. KCPW’s

County Releases Map of Popular Recreation Trail

Recreating along the Jordan River Parkway Trail will be easier now that a map of the trail has been made available.

CityViews 8/2/12: “8” Premieres in Utah/”Walking Salt Lake City”

Segment 1: California’s voter-approved ban on same sex marriage could be on its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Just this week,

July 2012: Jay Henderson

KCPW’s Sounds From The Lounge features local and national bands playing in our member lounge at KCPW’s Library Square studios. July 2012’s