Local News Archive

Utah Republicans Urge Action on Immigration Reform

(KCPW News) Action on immigration reform has stalled in Washington since the senate passed legislation last year and the republican-controlled House then

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 13

(KCPW News) It was an unlucky Day 13 for Ivory Coast, Japan, and Italy. And Uruguay’s Luis Suárez and his big mouth

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 12

(KCPW News) The United States is in a position to advance in the World Cup, and our neighbors to the south, Mexico,

Consultant to Prison Relocation Commission: Communication is Key

(KCPW News) A legislative commission tasked with finding a new location for Utah’s state prison has a lot to consider when it

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 9

(KCPW News) Nine days into the World Cup, and the goals keep coming. And this weekend, the stakes are high for the

Outrage Builds Over SLCPD Shooting of Dog

(KCPW News) An incident involving a Salt Lake City police officer’s shooting and killing of a dog has sparked outrage in the

Political Cornflakes: Thomas Burr on Approval Ratings for the President and Congress

(KCPW News) A new poll says only 16 percent of Americans approve of Congress as a whole. How does that compare with

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 8

(KCPW News) Croatia dominates, Cameroon throws around elbows, and England logs another chapter into its book of disappointing World Cups. But really,

Former West Valley Detective Charged with Manslaughter in Willard Shooting

(KCPW News) The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday that they were filing a charge in the 2012 police

KCPW World Cup Update – Day 7

(KCPW News) The kings have been dethroned! Defending World Cup champions Spain dropped their second match in a row, effectively ending their

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