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Minimum wage vs. living wage, special elections and health care

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake

Re-envisioning Library Square and the civic campus

Host Jason Mathis talks with Christine Richmond from the Urban Land Institute and Lia Summers, Senior Art and Culture Advisor to Mayor Jackie

SLC Facility Ushers People into Housing and Treatment Programs

Jimmy Woods was homeless for 12 years before finally landing a place of his own in May. More than a decade ago,

Rock camp teaches girls to use their voices

-Audio below- (KCPW News) For its second year in Salt Lake City, the Rock N’ Roll Camp for Girls is pushing girls

Ott may retire early, Zinke wants to resize Bears Ears and Utah imam barred from flying home

Amid growing concerns for his health, Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott considers retiringfrom the position before his term ends in 2020.

Gun Control, Drama in the Utah Democratic Party and the Golden State Warriors

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake

3rd Annual Utah Blues Festival

Producer Emily Means talks with Brian Kelm of the Utah Blues Society about the upcoming Utah Blues Festival. Podcast: Play in new

Miller leaves Democratic race and party, Our Schools Now talks sales tax, and why Comey got fired

The Our Schools Now campaign to increase education funding changes to include a sales tax hike. Rob Miller, leaves a Utah Democratic

26th Annual Downtown Farmers Market

Host Jason Mathis talks with Market Director Alison Einerson about what’s new at the market this year and reminds everyone to bring

What to do about Gary Ott, Hourglass Appreciation Night and Our Schools Now

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City.

Utah booze board stumbles in accounting, state rebuffs candidates, and Winder looks for redrock pastures

A state audit of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control shows millions reporting errors involving millions of dollars. Two candidates looking to

Winder Goes to Moab, Reporting Errors at the DABC and Covfefe

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City.

2017 Utah Pride Festival

Host Jason Mathis speaks with Liz Pitts from the Utah Pride Center about this year’s festivities and progress made by the LGBTQ community

Schools’ punishment of American Indians, Diehl and Hughes, and Trump’s budget

American Indian students are punished in Utah schools more than any other demographic, a recent report shows. Details about former Utah Transit

United Utah Party, a New GOP Chairman and 3rd District Candidates

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake

New High Rise Cropping Up Downtown

Host Jason Mathis speaks with Dave Kelly from Newmark Real Estate about a construction project that will bring in hundreds of jobs

Chaffetz and Comey, Chaffetz and Herbert, Huntsman and Russia

Rep. Jason Chaffetz invites former FBI Director James Comey to testify publicly over a memoregarding a special request from President Donald Trump.

Special Elections, Shauna Lake and Mormons Building Bridges

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake

2017 UMOCA Annual Gala

Guest host Kristian Anderson of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art talks with Steven Labrum from UMOCA’s Board of Trustees about the

Zinke’s monumental tour, Chaffetz wants Comey review, Hatch on health care

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke receives feedback from lawmakers, advocacy groups and American Indians on Bears Ears National Monument for his recommendation to

FBI Director James Comey Fired, Sen. Orrin Hatch’s Comments of the Week and the Utah Jazz Fall to Golden State

Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake

More Jail Beds, Less Crime?

Host Jason Mathis speaks with Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown and SLCPD Deputy Chief Josh Scharman about the effect increasing the

Dark Skies Walk Brings Attention to Light Pollution in Salt Lake City

-Audio below- (KCPW News) Despite clearing clouds after a stormy week, participants on a dark skies walk in Downtown Salt Lake City

Salt Lake Chamber Celebrates 130 Years of Supporting Local Businesses

Today on the show, Jason speaks with Heidi Walker, COO of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber advocates for businesses in

Utahns March for Science on Earth Day

-Audio below- (KCPW News) Like Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, they spoke for the trees – as well as for air quality, melting glaciers

Pop-up Parks on Main: A Continuing Tradition

Today on the show Jason speaks with Kristin Beck, Director of Urban Activation and Public Art at the Downtown Alliance, about the Downtown

‘No-promo Homo’ Bill Passes Out of Legislature

-Audio below- (KCPW News) A measure striking down a school curriculum statute known as “no-promo homo” passed through the Utah House with

Utah Women Take Day Off to Meet With Lawmakers

-Audio below- (KCPW News) Utah lawmakers faced a sea of red at the Capitol on Wednesday for A Day Without a Woman,

Governor Herbert Optimistic as Legislature Wraps Up

(KCPW News) With just two days remaining in the Utah state legislative session, Utah Governor Gary Herbert is optimistic about the direction

Climate Change Resolution Fails in House Committee

(KCPW News) A resolution asking lawmakers to acknowledge and work to address the effects of climate change failed in a House committee