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Hatch supports Gorsuch, Stewart questions Comey — and Herbert signs nation’s strictest DUI law

As Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch undergoes hearings for his confirmation, Sen. Orrin Hatch shows his support for the candidate. The Salt

Trib Talk Live: “Fake or Fact: What is News” (3/22/17)

The Salt Lake Tribune held a panel discussion this week on the current prevalence of fake news; what the trend means for

KCPW Presents: “The Response – America’s Story (ep.3)” (3/24/17)

In March, The Response — America’s Story tackles one of President Trump’s signature issues: immigration. Contributors from a dozen states and every

Congressional coal support, proposed DUI limit and Salt Lake Valley homeless shelters (3/17/17)

Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Sen. Mike Lee propose legislation to curb EPA regulations on Utah coal-power plants. The Salt Lake Area Restaurant

KCPW Presents: “The Chieftains: San Patricio” (3/17/17)

Public Media Service and Joyride Media are happy to present a one-hour CHIEFTAINS & RY COODER radio special featuring their unique take

NHMU Lecture: Naomi Starkman on the rise of the good food movement

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Civil Eats, the James Beard Award-winning daily news source for critical thought about the American food system, Naomi

Utah’s reaction to health care plan, Huntsman and Russia, Outdoor Retailer, Legislature ends

Utah’s congressional delegates respond to GOP leaders’ new health care plan. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman accepts President Donald Trump’s offer to

John Swallow, alcohol legislation and Bears Ears (3/3/17)

After four weeks of testimony, the jury deliberates the trial of former Utah Attorney General John Swallow. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, calls

Gun bills, food tax and Bryce Canyon National Park (2/24/17)

A bill that would change the definition of bigamy passes through the Utah House. A Senate committee votes to remove language prohibiting

Evan McMullin, Utah Legislature and John Swallow (2/17/17)

Former presidential candidate and Utah native Evan McMullin calls for an investigation into President Donald Trump’s ties with Russia. The Utah House

NHMU Lecture: Caleb Harper on Reinventing Our Food Future

2015 National Geographic emerging explorer, Caleb Harper has taken the forefront of futuristic farming as the leader of a diverse group of

Chaffetz meets Islamic leaders, Outdoor Retailer explores options and medical cannabis research bill advances (2/10/17)

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, addresses President Donald Trump’s travel ban with leaders of Utah’s Islamic community. Utah’s House and Senate pass

Utah Legislature, Trump’s Cabinet picks and refugees in Utah

President Donald Trump’s executive order banning some immigrants and refugees from entering the United States affects at least 64 refugees bound for

The Daily Buzz from Sundance: Day 10 (1/29/17)

We are finally at day 10 of the Daily Buzz’s coverage of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival at Park City, Utah. For

The Daily Buzz from Sundance: Day 9 (1/28/17)

Welcome to day 9 of the Daily Buzz’s coverage of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival at Park City, Utah. For this episode,

The Daily Buzz from Sundance: Day 8 (1/27/17)

It’s day 8 of the Daily Buzz’s coverage of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival at Park City, Utah with our host John

John Swallow, Abdi Mohamed and the 2017 legislative session (1/27/17)

Salt Lake District Attorney Sim Gill releases the bodycam footage of the officer-involved shooting of Abdi Mohamed nearly a year after the

The Daily Buzz from Sundance: Day 7 (1/26/17)

Welcome to day 7 of Daily Buzz’s coverage of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival at Park City, Utah with our host John

The Daily Buzz from Sundance: Day 6 (1/25/17)

It’s Day 6 of Daily Buzz’s coverage of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah with our host John Wildman and co-hosts

The Daily Buzz from Sundance: Day 5 (1/24/17)

Welcome back for day 5 of Daily Buzz’s coverage of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival at Park City, Utah with our host

The Daily Buzz from Sundance: Day 4 (1/23/17)

Welcome to Day 4 of Daily Buzz’s coverage of the 2017 Sundance Film Welcome to Day 4 of Daily Buzz’s coverage of

The Daily Buzz from Sundance: Day 3 (1/22/17)

It’s day 3 of Daily Buzz’s coverage of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival at Park City, Utah. On today’s episode we invite

The Daiy Buzz from Sundance 2017: Day 2 (1/21/17)

Welcome to daty 2 of Daily Buzz’s coverage of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival at Park City, Utah. On today’s episode we

The Daily Buzz from Sundance 2017: Day 1 (1/20/2017)

The Daily Buzz returns to Park City to cover the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Join co-hosts John Wildman, Kim Voynar, Lansia Wann,

Presidential inauguration, 2017 legislative session and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (1/20/17)

Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he will not look into President-elect Donald Trump’s potential conflicts of interest, though a recent poll

KCPW Presents: “Utopiah” Migrant and Refugee Stories

With 65 million living as refugees and migrants, the world has never had more forcibly displaced people than it does now. In

Homeless-shelter controversy, tax hike for education and Hatch at attorney general confirmation hearing (1/13/17)

Salt Lake City’s plan for four new homeless resource centers meets more opposition from Sugar House residents and Salt Lake County Mayor

Bears Ears, homeless resource centers and Bonneville Salt Flats (1/6/17)

Salt Lake City residents push back against a planned homeless resource center in Sugar House. Utahns hope President-elect Donald Trump takes action

Bears Ears, sexual assault on Utah campuses and perception of the media (12/30/16)

Utah’s stake in the presidential election, a contentious monument designation in the Bears Ears region and investigations into how Utah colleges address

Electors’ votes, backlash over shelter sites, air-quality woes and Swallow’s court setback (12/23/16)

Utah electors unanimously cast their votes for President-elect Donald Trump. Salt Lake City Council members receive threats after the announcement of the