Local Stories Archive

Community Curiosity: Tracking the origins and evolution of COVID-19

For this edition of Community Curiosity, we’re calling an audible, and answering a question of our own. With some viral (pun intended)

Front Lines of COVID-19: How little is known about this ‘diabolical’ new virus

A medical crisis response team from Utah’s Intermountain Healthcare is in New York City helping in hospitals stretched to their limits because

KCPW Presents: The Front Lines of COVID-19

This week on KCPW Presents, our reporting staff collected stories from a few people on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Caring for your mental health during a public health crisis

In the midst of a global pandemic we feature three conversations with local experts about the impact this surreal moment in history

Concurrent Resolution opposing the introduction of wolves clears legislative committee

(KCPW News) A state legislative committee has advanced a resolution opposing the introduction of wolves in Utah. On Monday, Morgan Republican Rep. Logan

Tier 3 fuels and air quality along the Wasatch Front

Three of Utah’s five refineries are now producing Tier 3 gasoline – gasoline that has a lower sulphur content than other fuels.

Bill would let Utahns in crisis temporarily restrict their own gun purchases

(KCPW News) A proposal that would allow a person to temporarily restrict their own ability to buy a gun has advanced at

The latest battle brewing over the future of Utah’s coal industry

Last month, Richmond California passed an ordinance to ban the storage and handling of coal within their city limits. Officials there say

Utah lawmaker asks legislature for $500,000 to fight Richmond coal ban

(KCPW News) A Utah lawmaker is asking the state legislature to allocate $500,000 to mount a legal challenge against Richmond, California’s ban on

Bill to prohibit disparaging license plate messages advances

(KCPW News) Utah lawmakers have advanced a bill that would make it more difficult for residents to get a license plate with disparaging