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Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 130 (4/28/16)

On the show this week, Dan, Jim and Matt Lusty (filling in for Natalie) discuss Utah’s party conventions and the race for

Martine Cafe: Restaurant Changes as Neighborhood Evolves

Today a conversation about Martine – a fixture on the Salt Lake dining scene for decades. Host Jason Mathis speaks with Brandon

Behind the Headlines: Protesters at BYU, Bears Ears and a Tribune Sale

Protesters deliver a petition with more than 90,000 signatures to BYU, asking to amend the school’s Honor Code policies to protect victims

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 129 (4/21/16)

This week, Jim, Dan and Matt Lusty (filling in for Natalie) talk about the resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis in

Convention of Association Leaders Coming to SLC

Michael Mack, Vice President of Services at Visit Salt Lake highlights a big convention headed to our downtown in August. It’s not

Behind the Headlines: Sexual assault at BYU, the GOP’s signature debacle, SLC travel ban

Several Brigham Young University students say reports of sexual assault are routinely funneled to the school’s Honor Code Office. The Utah Republican

Humans of Salt Lake City Works to tell Untold Stories

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis is joined by Humans of Salt Lake City founder Mike Angelieri. Based on the Humans of

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 128 (4/14/16)

This week, Natalie, Dan and Jim discuss Sen. Mike Lee’s leadership bid, the minimum wage, and SB54. Also, revisiting the presidential campaign,

Behind the Headlines: Judge says signature path to ballot is constitutional, polygamist leader to stay in jail, former Jazz coach Sloan reveals health problems

A judge says it is constitutional for candidates to gather signatures to get on the ballot. Polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs will stay

Salt Lake City Marathon Set for April 16th

Today on the show, the ins and outs of the various events taking place as part of the Salt Lake City Marathon.

A New Way to Think about an Age-Old Public Radio Tradition

The team at This American Life were kind enough to send us the video below, which describes (pretty well, we think) our

Downtown Garden Stroll – Parks Pop Up on Main

The Downtown Garden Stroll (Parks Pop Up on Main) is back for a second year! Today, host Jason Mathis speaks with Kristin

Behind the Headlines: Politics, politics, politics…

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz win big in Utah’s presidential caucuses. The Utah GOP’s experimental online voting system

Update from City Hall: A Conversation with Mayor Jackie Biskupski

(KCPW News) Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has now been in office for a little over two and a half months,

Volunteer During KCPW’s Spring Pledge Drive!

Volunteer with KCPW! From April 1-8, our staff of six needs your help answering phones, taking pledges, pitching on-air and generally supporting

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Show your support today, and, thanks! It takes a dedicated public to preserve local public radio.

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Volunteer with KCPW! From April 1-8, our staff of six needs your help answering phones, taking pledges, pitching on-air and generally supporting

Behind the Headlines: Politics, Rape Allegations, SLCPD

Utah Sens. Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch say they’ll block President Obama’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. Presidential candidates make campaign

Opening Day of GREENbike – SLC’s Nonprofit Bikeshare

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and it’s also the opening day for GREENbike, Salt Lake City’s bikeshare program, now in its fourth year.

ABU Update – Reviewing the 2016 Utah Legislative Session

The final gavel fell on the 2016 Utah State Legislative Session late last night. On today’s Better Utah Legislative Update we feature

Leverage Your Public Radio Donation With a Challenge Grant

There is a simple and effective way to keep the “public” in public radio more involved:  challenge grants! Businesses, organizations, foundations, families, individuals, clubs,

Previewing the 25th Anniversary of the Downtown Farmers Market

Today on Downtown SLC: a look at the final few Winter Market at the Rio Grande Depot, and a preview of the

Weekly on KCPW: Reveal – from The Center For Investigative Reporting

Listeners who have tuned into KCPW for monthly installments of Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting will be pleased to learn

Salt Lake City’s Priorities at the 2016 Utah Legislative Session

With the legislative session winding to a close, host Jason Mathis speaks with David Litvack, Deputy Chief of Staff for Salt Lake

How Medicaid Expansion Would Make a Difference for SLC

Today on Downtown SLC: a look Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act, and a proposal up for consideration at the Utah

Coming to a Library Near You!

KCPW is coming to library locations around the valley to speak about the role it plays in the  media landscape and to

Join Us March 2 for the Friends of KCPW Meeting

At its core, the Friends of KCPW is a group of listeners who support the work of this station. But it’s also

ABU Update: Adoption Language, Death Penalty, Speed Traps

On today’s Better Utah Legislative Update KCPW’s Roger McDonough is joined by Matt Lyon, Strategic Advisor with Alliance for a Better Utah.

ABU Update: Full Medicaid Expansion Initiative Advances along with Power-Grabs

A bill by Democratic Senator Gene Davis would return to the governor the power to accept full Medicaid expansion under the Affordable

ABU Update: Big Water Projects Advance as Air Quality Initiatives Stall

A measure that environmentalists say is designed to fund the Lake Powell and Bear River pipelines is awaiting consideration in committee. Meanwhile,

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