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Invasive Quagga Mussel Could Cost State Millions

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is fighting an uphill battle against a fast spreading, invasive species known as the quagga mussel. The DWR is doing what it can to stop its spread, but there are potentially disastrous consequences if they don’t.
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Salt Lake City officials are adding several new electric vehicles to the city’s fleet and replacing some older ones that burn fossil fuels. 

National Interagency Fire Center

State fire officials believe it will be an active wildfire season this summer and they are warning people with drones to stay away.

Brian Grimmett

Candidates for Salt Lake City Mayor squared off Wednesday night on issues of homelessness, crime and the resignation of former Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank.

Brian Grimmett

A political advocacy group’s attempt to put term limits on positions that the governor appoints has encountered a roadblock.

Unified Fire Authority

Salt Lake County’s Unified Fire Authority is planning on a busy 4th of July weekend.

This weekend’s holiday means fireworks and outdoor fun for many Utahns. It also means more fire risk.

Just ask Jason Curry. He's Utah’s state fire spokesman. He didn’t have to go far from his downtown office Wednesday to find a hillside covered in golden grass. It’s just above lush Memory Grove, but the grass here is thigh-high and so dry that it’s brittle.

Ray Luce

General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have asked local church leaders to open up discussion about same-sex marriage with congregants. This comes in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide.

Cisero Group

The rapid rise in Utah's Consumer Attitude Index for June slowed a bit from last month only because it’s nearly as high as it can go.

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State mining regulators heard arguments for and against the nation’s first oil sands mine, which is being built in eastern Utah.

Dozens of critics turned out to weigh in Tuesday on a proposal to expand the project.

Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is ramping up its Idle Free campaign in an effort to combat skyrocketing summertime air pollution.

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KUER's New Program Schedule

A letter from KUER's General Manager, John Greene

#CreativeUtah

RadioWest and Utah Arts Festival are partnering on a series of Friday challenges to get your creative juices flowing. Unleash your creative powers and share your work by tagging #CreativeUtah

Nighttime Jazz Host Steve Williams Retiring

After 31 years at KUER, Steve Williams has announced his retirement from the University of Utah.

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