A local look into issues that matter to you.

Tune in at 5pm every weekday for a live exploration of local news and issues with Roger McDonough. The Rundown is a KCPW-produced news and information show that looks at emerging stories, provides a thoughtful examination of current events, politics and ideas, and features conversations with local newsmakers, trailblazers, cultural entrepreneurs and more…

The Rundown: Diverging Choices on Utah’s Water Future and More

Today on the show we get a report on a new study from the Utah Foundation urging better planning when it comes to the state’s water future. Plus the governor’s monthly news conference, your top local headlines and a conversation with local poetry publisher Otis Nebula. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (37.5MB)

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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 runoff as a resource that could help replenish parched lands. That, your top local headlines and a preview of tomorrow’s interim committee meetings at the Utah State Legislature. Podcast: Play in new window […]

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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 of the Central Wasatch Mountains called the Mountain Accord. Plus your top local headlines and more. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (41.5MB)

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The Rundown: U.S. Soccer’s Megan Rapinoe on Being a Gay Athlete and Investing in the Future of Women’s Soccer

Midfielder Megan Rapinoe figures to be a major part of the U.S. national team in the coming years. She’s already won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics and helped the U.S. finish second in the 2011 World Cup. But while she’s become a leader on the field, Rapinoe has also become a leading voice […]

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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 the Democratic candidate for Utah Attorney General. Today it’s a conversation with the Republican contender – current Attorney General Sean Reyes, who is running to keep the seat he was appointed to in […]

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