Local News Archive

Political Cornflakes: Senator Lee in Colorado Senate Race?

(KCPW News) Senator Mike Lee represents Utah, but his name was brought up this week in the Colorado Senate race. So what’s

Governor: Stericycle Under Investigation in Utah

(KCPW News) After months of pressure from local environmental groups, Governor Gary Herbert announced three new investigations into possible infractions by medical

What the Zoo, Arts, and Parks Tax does for Salt Lake City and County

The SL County Zoo Arts and Parks program began in 1996 and requires renewal by voters. Today on the show we’ll hear

The Rundown: Groundwater Depletion a Threat to Western U.S.

Today on the program we revisit conversation about the depletion of groundwater from beneath the Colorado River Basin. That draw-down is happening

Bishop, McAleer Spar Over Washington Gridlock

(KCPW News) The Utah Debate Commission set out on its maiden voyage Tuesday night in Ogden. The commission held its very first

09/23/2014 – Utah’s First Congressional District Race

Full audio of a debate from September 23, 2014, between two candidates for Utah’s First Congressional District: Republican incumbent, Rep. Rob Bishop

SLC Showcases Hispanic Business Leaders at Convention

(KCPW News) Salt Lake City has been playing host to the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) this week. The group’s

09/16/2014 – Salt Lake County Council at Large

Two candidates for Salt Lake County council at large debate at the Leonardo in downtown Salt Lake City on September 16, 2014:

Political Cornflakes: No Utah National Monument? Maybe…

(KCPW News) Utah governor Gary Herbert says he has assurances that there won’t be a new national monument designation in Utah this

UTA S-Line Greenway Opens to Public

(KCPW News) The Sugar House Streetcar, also known as the S-Line, has officially added a key aesthetic element to the ambitious neighborhood

Utah Legislators Defend Use of Military Surplus in Local Law Enforcement

(KCPW News) The Utah legislature has been holding interim committee hearings this week, and on Wednesday, one committee discussed a federal program

Feds Tell Herbert No Canyonlands Monument Planned

(KCPW News) Utah Governor Gary Herbert says he has assurance from the Secretary of the Interior that no new federal monument will

Salt Lake City Stakes Claim as “Ski City USA”

(KCPW News) Utah is already well-known for its outdoor adventure industry. Between a tourism campaign promising “Life Elevated” to its claim of

The Rundown: From Nuisance to Resource – Reconsidering Stormwater

Today on the show, water managers in Utah are considering new practices for reducing the pollution from stormwater, while looking at stormwater

The Rundown: Mountain Accord Program Manager Laynee Jones on Planning

Today on the show we’re joined by Laynee Jones, Program Manager for a multi-party, collaborative effort to try to plan the future

Autopsy, Witnesses Raise Questions about Police Shooting in Saratoga Springs

(KCPW News) Last Wednesday, Saratoga Springs police officers responded to reports that a man, later identified as 22-year-old Darrien Hunt, was wielding a

Political Cornflakes: Canyonlands, Lame Duck Threat, Reaction on Syria

Utah’s members of congress are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of Canyonlands National Park. But in doing so, they’re calling

PCMR Sold to Vail, Ending Legal Dispute

(KCPW News) Vail Resorts announced on Thursday that Park City Mountain Resort would be changing hands in a $182.5 million deal. Powdr Corporation’s sale

The Rundown: Utah Attorney General Republican Sean Reyes Running to Retain his Seat

With election season in full swing, from now until November 4th we’re featuring occasional interviews with the candidates. Recently we spoke with

Herbert: Resolution Near on Healthy Utah Plan

  (KCPW News) Utah Governor Gary Herbert is in Washington this week, busy negotiating the final touches of his Healthy Utah plan with

The Rundown: Mia Love – Republican Candidate for Utah’s 4th Congressional District

With election day now less than 2 months away, The Rundown is featuring occasional interviews with candidates for public office. Today it’s

Live Broadcast: Salt Lake Tribune town hall – the Swallow, Shurtleff scandal (9/10/14)

The Salt Lake Tribune will host a town-hall forum Wednesday about the scandal embroiling former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark

Three from UTA Board of Trustees Take “#7DayUTA” Challenge—Twelve to Go

(KCPW News) At an August 27 meeting of the UTA Board of Trustees, petition organizer Alex Cragun challenged board members to take

Political Cornflakes: Women Underrepresented in Utah Politics

(KCPW News) Three Utah women are running for Congress. And though the three are not all of the same party, they gathered

Dinosaur in Argentina Large in Mass, Short on Fear

(KCPW News) A dinosaur discovered in Argentina weighed as much as seven elephants when it roamed the earth 75 million years ago.

The Rundown: Executive Action on Immigration Reform Drawing Near?

Today on the show we check in with Mark Alvarez, immigration expert for Telemundo Utah and local Spanish language radio host. After

Salt Lake Comic Con Cosplayers: In Their Own Words

(KCPW News) Thursday marks the opening of the second annual Salt Lake Comic Con—not to be confused with the San Diego Comic-Con. Before

Utah ‘Revenge Porn’ Law May Apply to Anonymous Photo Leaks

(KCPW News) The Internet has been abuzz lately over a recent hacking scandal involving the theft and distribution of intimate celebrity photos.

The Rundown: Doug Owens – Democratic Candidate for Utah’s 4th Congressional District

Today on the show we’re joined by Doug Owens, the Democratic candidate for Utah’s 4th District seat in congress – which is

Making the Decision to Work (and Live) in Salt Lake’s Downtown

Today on the show we’re joined by a group of people who have chosen to work in Salt Lake City’s downtown, for