ShakeOut http://kuer.org en KUER News Pod: Thursday April 18, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-thursday-april-18-2013 <p>Provo makes an epic announcement, Governor Herbert says the investigation of the Attorney General is taking too long, and Salt Lake City unveils the design for the new Broadway-style theater.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F88448207&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:31:07 +0000 Brian Grimmett 28000 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Thursday April 18, 2013 Drop, Cover, and Hold On: Thousands Participate in Great Utah ShakeOut http://kuer.org/post/drop-cover-and-hold-thousands-participate-great-utah-shakeout <p>At 10:15 this morning tens of thousands of people participated in what is known as the great <a href="http://www.shakeout.org/utah/" target="_blank">Utah ShakeOut</a>: a statewide earthquake drill. Here on the University of Utah campus the drill started with a text message <message alert="" sound=""> from the University Campus Alert system directing us to drop, cover, and hold on. Not long after that another text message alert arrived directing us to evacuate the building and head to our designated assembly point in a nearby parking lot.</message></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:32:46 +0000 Brian Grimmett 27964 at http://kuer.org Drop, Cover, and Hold On: Thousands Participate in Great Utah ShakeOut ShakeOut in West Valley http://kuer.org/post/shakeout-west-valley <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Communities across Utah are planning for another statewide earthquake drill Wednesday morning – and each one has its own emergency planning issues to deal with.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">West Valley City, for example, &nbsp;is miles from the Wasatch Fault, but it has unique vulnerabilities.&nbsp; There are a couple of faults running under the city, and Fire Marshal Bob Fitzgerald says the </span>lake bed<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> soils over most of West Valley could liquefy in a strong earthquake</span></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:41:55 +0000 Dan Bammes 27894 at http://kuer.org ShakeOut in West Valley