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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

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 03/27/2016

PLAYLIST – March 27, 2016 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy –  Salt Peanuts  – Theme 2.   Gerry Mulligan & Bob Brookmeyer – 

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,

Love Public Radio?

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

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 03/20/2016

PLAYLIST – March 20, 2016 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie –  Salt Peanuts – Opening Theme 2.   Kenny Dorham Sextet  –  

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.

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 03/13/2016

PLAYLIST – March 13, 2016 1.   Charlie & Dizzy – Salt Peanuts –  Theme 2.   Gerry Mulligan & Chet Baker –  Song

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

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

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 03/06/2016

PLAYLIST – March 6, 2016 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy – Salt Peanuts –  Theme 2.   Horace Silver Quintet –  Serenade To

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,

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 02/21/2016

PLAYLIST – February 21, 2016 1. Bird & Diz – Salt Peanuts- Opening theme 2. Ray Brown, Gene Harris & Jeff Hamilton

ABU Update: Challenge for Hate Crimes Bill, Air Quality Contributions

St. George Republican Sen. Stephen Urquhart’s measure to strengthen hate crimes legislation in Utah hits a snag – in the form of

Legislative Lobbying

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis discusses the ins and outs of lobbying at the Utah State Legislature with Adam Kolowich

ABU Update: Medical Marijuana and Zion Curtains

For today’s Better Utah Legislative Update, a look at the shifting conversation in Medical Marijuana in Utah. After meeting with opposition from

ABU Update: Proposed Adoption Changes, Hate Crimes, SLC Olympics 2.0

Alliance for a Better Utah’s Chase Thomas joins Roger McDonough to discuss a contentious hearing over a proposed change to Utah adoption

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 02/14/2016

PLAYLIST – February 14, 2016 1.   Bird & Diz –  Salt Peanuts  Theme 2.   Miles Davis-  My Funny Valentine 3.   Gil Goldstein

ABU Update: Sales Tax Exemption fails, Commission ‘Patronizing to Women’

Chase Thomas with Alliance for a Better Utah speaks with KCPW’s Roger McDonough about the latest from the 2016 Utah State Legislature.

Better Utah Update: Budgeting, SB54 Substitute, Partisan Committee Membership

On today’s Better Utah Legislative Update we hear from Chase Thomas, Policy and Advocacy Director with Alliance for a Better Utah about

Bill Would Allow ‘Segmentation’ of Utah’s Scenic Byways

(KCPW News) A bill from the 2015 Utah State Legislative Session that could let landowners erect billboards on Utah’s Scenic Byways has