Russia’s invasion, inland port shake-up, water costs and Glen Canyon Dam

Ukrainian solders walk at an air defence base after an apparent Russian strike in Mariupol, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. Russian troops have launched their anticipated attack on Ukraine. Big explosions were heard before dawn in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odesa as world leaders decried the start of Russian invasion that could cause massive casualties and topple Ukraine’s democratically elected government. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Utah leaders react to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. A legislative proposal to strip Salt Lake City of its representation on the Utah Inland Port board advances with the blessing of city officials. Sweeping legislation would require secondary water metering in Utah to boost conservation — but could carry a hefty price tag. And the West’s “megadrought” means Glen Canyon Dam is perilously close to losing its ability to generate electricity.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Leia Larsen and Zak Podmore, along with editorial page editor George Pyle, join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

Every Friday at 9 a.m., stream “Behind the Headlines” at kcpw.org, or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast. Join the live conversation by calling 801-355-TALK.

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