City Views

CityViews 2/6/12: Olympic Flame Reignites




Segment 1:

It’s been a decade since Salt Lake City realized its Olympic dream, but the memories are alive and well. Bode Miller’s hard won victory in the men’s downhill, 16-year-old Sarah Hughes’ flawless performance on the ice, and speedskater Derek Parra wrapped in the U.S. flag after a gold medal win continue to inspire. On Monday, we’ll recap highlights of 2002, talk about upcoming 10thanniversary events, and explore the possibility of bringing another Winter Games to town.


  • Fraser Bullock, former Salt Lake Organizing Committee president
  • Derek Parra, 2002 Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist

For more information about 10th Anniversary events commemorating Salt Lake 2002, visit


Segment 2:

The grid system mapped out by Brigham Young shapes every neighborhood in Salt Lake City except one: The Avenues. With its mansions, Victorians and bungalows, the Avenues remains an eclectic and diverse neighborhood with an independence all its own. A new book documents the neighborhood’s historical >beginnings.


  • Cevan LeSieur, author

Cevan LeSieur will present a history of the Avenues on Tuesday, February 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sweet Library Branch (9th Avenue and F Street). Sponsored by Utah Heritage Foundation.

City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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