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Salt Lake City Economic Development Director Stuart Clason on Quality Growth

Today we hear from Stuart Clason, Director of Economic Development for Salt Lake City. We’ll talk about the current boom in the

Salt Lake’s Six Step Plan to Address Homelessness Around Pioneer Park

Today on the program, a conversation with Salt Lake City Homeless Services Coordinator Liz Buehler about a new city initiative to improve

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 43 August 7

This week, the gang discusses Sen. John Valentine’s departure from the Utah Senate (and what it could mean about the state’s liquor

March/April: Book on Tape Worm

March/April 2014: Book On Tape Worm STAY TUNED FOR THE NEXT VIDEO BROUGHT TO YOU BY KCPW! SFL is sound engineered by

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 42 July 31

Is The Book of Mormon the musical all in good fun, or is it religious bigotry? Should Utah take in immigrant children from

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 41 July 24

A discussion on the tragedy of Malaysia Airlines flight 17; unions are after Salt Lake County DA Sim Gill; and should Pioneer

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 40 July 17

The Utah attorneys general saga continues; leadership changes are coming in the Utah legislature; and Chris Bleak says Utah is a great place for

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 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