Local News Archive

Utah Lawmakers Spar Over Federal Lands Jurisdiction

(KCPW News) A month after the interim session commenced, it was part two of interim committee meetings in the Utah legislature on

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 6

(KCPW News) With a foot, a head, and a whole lot of grit, the United States men’s soccer team claimed victory over

Poll Shows Support for Herbert’s Healthy Utah Plan

(KCPW News) A new poll suggests that Governor Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah plan has the backing of a majority of Utahns. In

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 5

(KCPW News) The United States Men’s National Soccer team did battle with a demon of World Cups past on Monday: Ghana. The United

Utah DABC Official: Snowbird’s Oktoberfest Will Get Liquor Permit

(KCPW News) Since late last month, there’s been a brew-ha-ha over at the Utah Division of Alcohol Beverage Control. That’s when DABC

Political Cornflakes: Governor Herbert Lobbies for Medicaid Expansion Alternative

Utah governor Gary Herbert was visiting Washington this past week. What was the purpose of his visit? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 2

(KCPW News) It’s the second day of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which is underway in Brazil. The day featured a surprising

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 1

  (KCPW News) As you may know, the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off Thursday afternoon in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The host

3.3-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Utah

(KCPW News) For those of you living in or around Bountiful, you may have noticed the dinner plates rattling in your cupboard

Clean Air Group Installs New Furnaces in Wood-Burning Homes

(KCPW News) It’s summer, so you’re probably not thinking about a roaring fire in your fireplace. But if Breathe Utah has its

SL Co. to Swimmers: Say No to Crypto

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County officials want to remind all public pool-goers this summer to use good hygiene and to avoid swimming

SLC Library Lunch Program Feeds Mouths, Minds

  (KCPW News) Monday marks the first day of the Summer Food Service Program in Salt Lake City. The city’s school district

Salt Lake City Bows Out of DNC 2016 Race

(KCPW News) For a brief moment in time, it appeared that Salt Lake City might have a shot at hosting the 2016

Political Cornflakes: Did Mike Lee Get So-Called Straw Donations?

Indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson says he laundered money to Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee’s 2010 campaign. What will happen as a result

Coal to Gas: Utah in Transition?

Producer Ross Chambless reports on Governor Herbert’s 2014 Energy Summit and his response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to cut carbon

Utah Files Appeal in Same-Sex Marriage Case

(KCPW News) With just a few days before a court-ordered deadline, the state of Utah has announced it is appealing a ruling

Rep. Matheson Endorses Owens as Replacement in Congress

(KCPW News) U.S. House Rep. Jim Matheson formally announced his support on Tuesday for Democrat Doug Owens, who is running for Matheson’s

Clean-Up Continues in Green River Oil Spill – Some Questions Remain

Federal and state officials are continuing their work to clean up an oil spill that was discovered 12 days ago at Salt

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

Construction of SLC Marmalade Library Begins

(KCPW News) Local officials have broken ground on a new library in the Marmalade neighborhood of Salt Lake City. The ceremony on

Salt Lake County Announces New Diversity Training Program

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams unveiled a new countywide diversity training program on Wednesday. The training will be required

Utah DABC Evaluating Its Single Event Permits

(KCPW News) The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is reassessing how it grants temporary beer permits to events. The DABC commission broached

3 RSL Players to Participate in Brazil World Cup

    (KCPW News) Last week, the U.S. men’s national soccer team announced its 23-man roster for next month’s World Cup in

Political Cornflakes: President Takes a Walk for Monument Designation

(KCPW News) President Barack Obama designated a National Monument in New Mexico this week. Are there more announcements planned? KCPW’s Roger McDonough

Herbert: Utah Obliged to Defend Its Marriage Laws

(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert held his monthly press conference at KUED studios on Thursday. The half-hour Q-and-A session between the governor

Better Utah Recap: Interim Day at the State Legislature

Wednesday was the first interim day of the Utah State Legislature. What happens at an interim day? KCPW’s Roger McDonough spoke with

Mia Love, Doug Owens Debate for First Time

(KCPW News) Debate season for the 2014 election kicked off on Tuesday with a bout between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug

Federal Judge Rules Utah Must Honor All Same-Sex Marriage Licenses “Issued and Solemnized”

(KCPW News) A Utah Federal District judge says the state of Utah must offer full recognition to the same-sex couples that managed

UMOCA Exhibition Examines Borders and Migrations

An exhibit that opened Friday night at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, or UMOCA, explores the melding of cultures along the

Utah Distracted Drivers, Beware: Mobile Device Laws Tightened

(KCPW News) Amendments to Utah’s distracted driving laws became effective on Tuesday this week. The new laws specify that drivers cannot operate their