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: 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 being left open by the departure of Jim Matheson at the end of this year. The early narrative of the race has been that Owens has ground to recover against his opponent, former […]

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The Rundown: Mayor Ralph Becker Talks UTA, Hive Pass, Beers with Becker

Today on the program we feature the latest of our monthly interviews with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker. KCPW’s Roger McDonough asked the mayor about revelations from the legislative audit of the Utah Transit Authority, new configurations for bike lanes, The Onion’s coverage of Salt Lake, and more. Plus, the day’s local news. Podcast: […]

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The Rundown: Democratic Candidate for Utah Attorney General Charles Stormont

Today on the program, as part of a series of interviews with candidates for statewide office, we’re joined by Charles Stormont, Democratic candidate for Utah Attorney General. Plus, a summary of the day’s top local headlines. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.1MB)

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The Rundown: Utah’s Ten-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness

Through the Summer on the program we’re re-airing some of our favorite interviews from the past year. Today it’s a conversation with the Director of Utah’s Housing and Community Development Division Gordon Walker, about a plan to end chronic homelessness in Utah. Plus, your top local headlines and more. Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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The Rundown: Looking at Suicide Prevention Efforts in Utah

Today on the show – with a worldwide spotlight on the death of actor Robin Williams – we’re re-airing a conversation about suicide prevention efforts and access to effective mental health care in the state of Utah. In December of last year, we spoke with Kimberly Myers, Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Utah Department of […]

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