Monthly Archive:: October 2012
After 20 years on the job, one federal employee decided to draw more attention to the way the Bureau of Land Management
“We cannot have the best school system in the country and be the lowest in the country in funding.” State Superintendent Larry
Weber State University has a new President. The state Board of Regents has selected Dr. Charles A. Wight, who is currently Associate
Segment 1: Over the weekend, Mormon church leaders made a major change in policy, lowering the age requirement for young members
Before he was a politician, he was a teacher, and Tuesday, Utah Congressman Rob Bishop took on that role again by holding
Salt Lake City will not be eliminating lanes on Sunnyside Avenue, for now. That’s the recent decision made by Mayor Ralph Becker.
Segment 1: Ever wonder what happens to those slivers of soap you use in hotels? Derreck Kayongo did and decided the
Following the deadly September 11 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya last month, Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz is among those
The next leader of Utah’s public schools has been chosen. Monday, the State Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Martell Menlove,
This week marks Mental Illness Awareness Week, an opportunity to learn more about serious mental illnesses. Utah experts say one in four
At this past weekend’s 182nd semi-annual Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints General Conference in Salt Lake City, Church President Thomas
Segment 1: Coal touched the life of Erin Thomas decades before she was born. Her forebears mined coal in Wales. When
If it wasn’t women’s rights, it was public education or numerous other political issues that Esther Landa has spent her life working
On Monday, the State Board of Education will choose Utah’s new Superintendent of Public Instruction, replacing Larry Shumway, who is set to
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker is concerned about the "fiscal cliff" the nation could face after the election. And independent U.S.
Segment 1: Should an east-bench area of Salt Lake County become its own city? That’s the question facing the 60,000 residents
(KCPW News) Salt Lake City welcomes visitors every day, but twice a year, Utah’s capital city fills with tens of thousands of
While presidential candidate Mitt Romney enjoyed what most pundits consider to be a superior debate performance this week, former Utah Governor Mike
Salt Lake City is now home to a six-foot-tall baby girl… who happens to be a giraffe. The new giraffe was born
Squaring off in the first of a series of candidate forums at the Salt Lake Chamber Thursday, Governor Gary Herbert and Democratic
Segment 1: The Utah Performing Arts Center is emerging as a centerpiece of a vibrant downtown Salt Lake City. So what
Utah’s education system is run by the legislature, the state school board, the state superintendent as well as elected representatives in each
Utah was hit hard by wildfires this year, leaving hundreds of thousands of acres of vegetation destroyed. Wednesday, the Division of Wildlife
The Draper City Council is moving forward on a $5.6 million dollar contract with Zions Bank for the purchase of 2,200 acres
Come December, Jim Karpowitz will walk away from the only job he’s known for more than three decades – managing Utah’s wildlife.
More work is being done underneath Utah’s surface to protect the state in case of an earthquake. Questar has teamed up with
South Salt Lake is positioning itself to get a share of Utah’s film business. City officials announced Tuesday that the former Granite
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill will take on the issue of bullying in schools at a conference in Murray tonight.
As the November election inches closer, one Utah candidate wants voters to think about the state's long-term economic future when they go
Segment 1: “Escape from Camp 14” tells the story of the only person to have been born and raised in a