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Beehive Distilling and 25 Years of Farmers Markets in Salt Lake City

During the first half of today’s show, host Jason Mathis is joined by Chris Barlow of Beehive Distilling to talk about local

A Change for Behind the Headlines

Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who since 2013 has hosted The Salt Lake Tribune/KCPW program Behind the Headlines, is moving to the University of Utah’s

Salt Lake County’s Collective Impact on Homelessness Initiative

Today, Jason Mathis is joined by Shaleane Gee and Patrick Reimherr, senior leaders in Salt Lake County who are looking at how

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 05/08/2016

Playlist – May 8, 2016 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy –  Salt Peanuts  Theme 2.   Miles Davis –  So What  from Kind

Salt Lake City Launches “Downtown Rising 2.0”

Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis is joined by Jesse Dean, Director of Urban Development at the Downtown Alliance to discuss

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 05/01/2016

PLAYLIST – May 1, 2016 1.   Bird & Dizzy –  Salt Peanuts  (Opening Theme) 2.   Chet Baker –  Well You Needn’t 3.  

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

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 04/24/2016

PLAYLIST – April 24, 2016 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy  –  Salt Peanuts (Opening Theme) 2.   Clayton – Hamilton Jazz Orchestra  –  15

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.

Jazz Time with Steve Williams 04/03/2016

PLAYLIST – April 3, 2016 1.   Charlie Parker –  Romance Without Finance 2.   Russell Malone –  On The Real Side 3.   Ed

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,

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