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Previewing the State of Downtown Report – and Event – With Jesse Dean

Today on the program we’re speaking with Jesse Dean, the Downtown Alliance’s Director of Urban Development. We’ll get a preview of next

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 38 July 3rd

Rep. Brian King represents the Left in place of Jim; Un-contested political races in the State of Utah, the Hobby Lobby Ruling,

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 37 June 26th

Gov. Herbert officially seeking a third term, The 10th Circuit Court upholds the ruling of the lower court on Same Sex Marriage,

YOU KEPT US ON THE AIR!

You did it! This station’s listeners have always been its backbone. Today, though, KCPW is especially grateful to the hundreds of people

Previewing the 2014 Utah Arts Festival with Lisa Sewell and Topher Horman

The Utah Arts Festival, which runs this Thursday through Sunday, is in its 38th year. We’ll speak with Arts Festival Executive Director

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 36 June 19

Utah’s Immigration Law ‘de-fanged’, addressing the missteps of the DABC, and Mark Shurtleff’s appearance on Capitol Hill Podcast: Play in new window

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 35 June 12th

Eric Cantor losing his primary proves a political earthquake in Washington, while a literal earthquake hits Utah, Hilary Clinton, and a wrap

Discovery Gateway and the Bumble Bee Bash!

Today we hear from Kirsta Albert, Director of Development and External Relations for Discovery Gateway. We’ll talk about the role this remarkable

Kicking Off the Downtown Farmers Market with Kim Angeli and John Francis

The Downtown Farmers Market – a celebration of food and community – gets underway this Saturday. We’ll speak with Market Manager Kim

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 34 June 5th

Search Warrants issued at the homes of John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff; the yearbook photoshopping at Wasatch High, and the Pope takes

Pride Parade and Festival in Salt Lake’s Urban Center

The Utah Pride Festival takes place this week, culminating in the massive Pride Parade on Sunday. The parade, one of Utah’s largest,

BLM, USU Put Heads Together for Uintah Basin Ozone Problem

(KCPW News) Ozone is associated with summer air pollution in populated places. Today in northeastern Utah, even within the city limits of

The Rundown: Restoring the Bonneville Cutthroat Trout to Milcreek

Today we speak with Mike Slater, Regional Aquatic Program Manager with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. We’ll hear about a multi-phase

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 33 May 29th

Mayor Becker’s potential run for a third term and decision to cancel fireworks at July 4th and 24th celebrations, Gov. Herbert’s vision

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 32 May 22nd

National Monuments: Is the President grabbing land, or protecting national treasures? The fate of the Utah’s State Fair, and what’s happening with

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 31 May 15th

Higher gas prices in the Summer months, Immigration Reform, and Karl Rove takes a shot at Hilary Clinton. Podcast: Play in new

ClearWater Homes and Pioneer Park Neighborhood Renovations

Today we’re joined by Micah Peters and Matt Kidds of ClearWater Homes. We’ll talk about the need to have a thriving population living

UMOCA Executive Director Kristian Anderson on Contemporary Art in SLC

Today we visit with Kristian Anderson, the new(ish) Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, or UMOCA. A conversation about

2014 Spring Pledge Drive Thank-you!

Dear KCPW Supporters, Now that our 2014 Spring Pledge Drive is behind us and post-drive pledging is wrapping up, we’d like to take a moment and thank

Previewing the Living Traditions Festival with Jesse Schaefer

Today on the show, we preview the 2014 Living Traditions Festival, which begins on Friday and runs through Sunday. We’ll speak with

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 30: May 8

Former Gov. Huntsman mulls another run for President and urges the GOP to act on climate change, and a potential minimum rage

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 29: May 1

State Conventions, Gov. Herbert gets a new Chief of Staff, the Donald Sterling comments, and producer Elisabeth Dee’s last show before returning

Who should manage public lands in Utah?

If you missed Wednesday night’s live, Oxford-style debate at the Main Library, you can listen to it here in its entirety (files

5/9/14: No Parade for Mormon Gay Allies, U. Song, Baby Deaths, Rally at Recapture Canyon

The Days of ‘47 Parade denies a request by Mormons Building Bridges to participate in Utah’s largest parade, calling the group controversial. University of

The Twilight Concert Series – with SLC Arts Council’s Karen Krieger

Today on the show we’re looking at what is probably downtown Salt Lake City’s most popular summer event: The Twilight Concert Series.

5/2/2014: Tweet Controversy, New Liquor Law, UTOPIA, BLM and Streetcars

A state lawmaker’s tweet about the NAACP spurs outcry. A new law will allow Utah liquor licenses to be bought and sold. An Australian

Erin Mendenhall and Mike Johnson on the Live Green Festival and Sustainable Living

Today on the show we speak with city council member and Breathe Utah policy director Erin Mendenhall, and with Redirect Guide publisher

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 28: April 24

A showdown over public lands, State conventions, education elections becoming partisan and the Jazz will have a new coach Podcast: Play in

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 27: April 17

State Senator Todd Weiler sits in for Greg; Immigration reform, State conventions and the Trib in trouble? Podcast: Play in new window

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 26: April 10th

The Amendment 3 battle, Local mom gets deported? and is the University of Utah fight song sexist?   **Episode 25 was a