City Views

CityViews 8/6/12: Taking Care of the Jordan River/Olympic Wrap




Segment 1:

Once contaminated with raw sewage, farm waste and heavy metals from nearby mines, the Jordan River has been cleaned up and recognized as a vital natural resource running from Utah Lake to Great Salt Lake. A new coordinated effort to restore and preserve the Jordan River is underway and on Monday, we’ll learn more about what’s envisioned for the future of the Jordan River corridor.


  • Laura Hanson, Jordan River Commission
  • Corey Rushton, West Valley City Councilman

Download trail maps and find links to the Jordan River master plan here.



Segment 2:

For the past week-and-a-half, the world has been celebrating the achievements of its best athletes and hearing very human stories of those who have overcome injury and hardship to go for the gold. On Monday, we’ll get an update from the BBC live from London.



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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