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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:48 pm
Tue December 13, 2005

Wednesday, December 14: The Iraqi Parliamental Election

Salt Lake City, UT – About 3,000 Iraqi-Amercians are expected to travel to Pomona, California from Western states -- including Utah -- to vote in the Iraqi parliamental election. In Iraq, large numbers are expected for Thursday's vote. What does the election mean for Iraqis during continued war and American presence? Doug Fabrizio is joined by Peter von Sivers and Peter Sluglett from the University of Utah's Middle East Center, and by Utahns who will be casting their own votes.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:28 pm
Mon December 12, 2005

Tuesday, December 13: Your Personal Economy - End of Year Giving

Salt Lake City, UT – Year-end giving is important to charities, who receive many of their contributions at this time, and important to the givers who want to make sure their dollars work for the agencies they help and as deductions in their tax planning. RadioWest looks at year-end giving with the help of tax accountant Jim Beaudoin and Amberlie Phillips from the Community Services Council. John Bird from Albion Financial Group will join host Dan Bammes for another edition of Your Personal Economy.

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KUER Local News
12:12 pm
Mon December 12, 2005

Our Lady of Guadalupe Day

Salt Lake City, UT – Beth Hoffman takes us into a Catholic church for the celebration of the anniversary of the appearance of the Virgin Mary to an Aztec Indian near what is today Mexico City.

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KUER Local News
11:28 am
Mon December 12, 2005

Youth Waves #4 - My Gang Life-

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:41 pm
Fri December 9, 2005

Monday, December 12: Celebrating the Holidays in America

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KUER Local News
10:05 am
Fri December 9, 2005

Kallari Cooperative Brings Ecuador to Utah

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:54 pm
Thu December 8, 2005

Friday, December 9: CS Lewis and the World of Narnia

Liam Neeson gives voice to a computer generated Aslan in Disney's new film, \"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.\"
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KUER Local News
11:17 am
Thu December 8, 2005

John Lennon Remembered

Salt Lake City, UT – 25 years ago today, Mark Chapman shot John Lennon at the entrance to Lennon's apartment building in New York City. Ten years later, Fred Fogo made the murder and its impact on the broader society the subject of his PhD disseration at the University of Utah. That became the book I Read the News Today. Fogo discusses Lennon's legacy as a musician and as a symbol of his generation with KUER's Dan Bammes.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:26 pm
Wed December 7, 2005

Thursday, December 8: Motive for Murder

Salt Lake City, UT – After 20 years, the story of Mark Hofmann's crimes -- consummate forgeries and subsequent murders -- continues to reveal new layers of intrigue and evidence. In a new book, Motive for Murder, Salt Lake City Police Department forensic examiner George Throckmorton writes his account of the investigation. He and his colleagues believe they have uncovered a motive, a piece of the puzzle that has eluded the legal establishment.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:22 pm
Tue December 6, 2005

Wednesday, December 7: The Natural Family

Paul T. Mero, President of The Sutherland Institute
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KUER Local News
2:11 pm
Tue December 6, 2005

Youth Waves #3 - They Say It's In The Water

Moab, UT – Today, in our continuing series Youth Waves, 17-year-old Ashlye Davis sets out to discover the mystery behind the water at a popular Moab tourist attraction called Matrimony Springs. Through her story, Ashlye discovers her love for Moab.
This commentary came to us via the Voices of Youth program there.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:09 pm
Mon December 5, 2005

Tuesday, December 6: True Fans

Author and filmmaker Dan Austin

Salt Lake City, UT – Author and filmmaker Dan Austin packed some peanut butter, a basketball and hopped on a bike to travel across the country. His goal was to present the ball, autographed by all the people he and his two companions met along the way, to the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts. It was a great excuse for a roadtrip and pickup games, and an even better excuse to encounter the grassroots goodness of America.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:15 pm
Mon December 5, 2005

Monday, December 5: Outsourcing Utah

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KUER Local News
2:33 pm
Thu December 1, 2005

Sebastiao Salgado

Sebastiao Salgado at kuer studios.
Chad Johnson
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:49 pm
Thu December 1, 2005

Friday, December 2: Concert Pianist Leslie Howard

Salt Lake City, UT – Leslie Howard has performed throughout the world. He is perhaps best known for his recording of the complete piano music of Liszt. The work took fourteen years to complete the largest recording project ever undertaken by a solo musician. Joining Doug live in the studio (complete with piano), Howard will talk about his career and his passion for music. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:28 pm
Wed November 30, 2005

Thursday, December 1: Exodus and An Evening of Conscience

? Sebasti?o SALGADO / AMAZONAS Images
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KUER Local News
9:40 am
Wed November 30, 2005

Survivor Now Helps Prevent Suicide

Arnold W. Thomas
Photo by Ruth Miller Thomas
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:46 pm
Tue November 29, 2005

Wednesday, November 30: Mormons and the Religious Right

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KUER Local News
10:01 am
Tue November 29, 2005

Addressing the Challenge of Teen Suicide

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:59 pm
Mon November 28, 2005

Tuesday, November 29: The Limits to Torture

Salt Lake City, UT – 9/11 altered the political landscape forever. The question that will remain for Americans is where that change will take us. By a 90 to 9 vote, the US Senate passed Arizona Republican John McCain's ban on torture; President Bush has threatened to veto the defense spending bill which contains the amendment. How far should the government go to protect the welfare of its citizens, and is torture ever an effective and justifiable course of action?

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KUER Local News
10:40 am
Mon November 28, 2005

Utah Combats "Silent Epidemic" of Teen Suicide

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:51 pm
Wed November 23, 2005

Monday, November 28: Fair Trade in the Global Economy

Salt Lake City, UT – "Fair Trade" is a business model which links retailers directly to producers in developing countries to guarantee them greater equity in the global economy. Doug Fabrizio is joined by Katie Olsen and Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, and by Kimberly Grimes, author of "Artisans and Cooperatives," for a look at the challenges of the global market and at the impact of Fair Trade on the lives of artisans throughout the world.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:50 pm
Tue November 22, 2005

Tuesday, November 22: Edwin B Firmage

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:55 pm
Tue November 22, 2005

Wednesday, November 23: Howard Hughes and the "Mormon Will"

Salt Lake City, UT – In 1976, a handwritten will found in Salt Lake City left $150 million of Howard Hughes' fortune to a rural Nevada meat delivery driver, Melvin Dummar. Hughes' "Mormon Will" was declared a fraud by the courts, and Dummar lost everything, including his reputation. Former FBI agent Gary Magnesen has written "The Investigation," which reposes the central question: has Dummar been telling the truth all along?

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KUER Local News
10:32 am
Mon November 21, 2005

Refugees Teach Students About Gratitude

Sandy, UT – This Thanksgiving Day, many of us will give thanks for the food on the table in front of us. But refugees, those who came here fleeing religious or political persecution, give thanks for much more. At a holiday dinner hosted by the Waterford School's Community Service Club, students found they have much to learn from the refugees. Producer Beth Hoffman attended the dinner and has this report.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:55 pm
Fri November 18, 2005

Monday, November 21: Secrets of the Lost Canyon

Salt Lake City, UT – It was called one of the most significant finds in North America in the past 50 years. Nestled in the heart of Central Utah in Range Creek Canyon were the remains of a lost civilization that once thrived in the American Southwest. A new KUED documentary examines this historic discovery.

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KUER Local News
1:46 pm
Fri November 18, 2005

Youth Waves #2

Salt Lake City – Today, in our continuing series Youth Waves, 18-year old Shalise Dryer brings us her perspective on trust in a family, especially after a divorce.

This commentary came to us via the youth media program Spy Hop and first aired on KRCL's all youth radio program, Loud and Clear.

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KUER Local News
4:56 pm
Thu November 17, 2005

Old World, New Kitchen: Tahmina Martelly

Tahmina Martelly cooks in her kitchen.
Sean Graff
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:03 pm
Thu November 17, 2005

Friday, November 18: Hedwig the Angry Inch

Salt Lake City – We're profiling the glam-rock musical and cult favorite, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." The Plan-B Theatre Company has just opened the play in Salt Lake City with a limited engagement. The play is a funny and poignant exploration of gender confusion and lonliness. It's the story of transsexual rocker Hedwig Schmidt. In Hedwig's view of the world, we've all been separated from our other half. She is trying to find hers... (repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:48 pm
Wed November 16, 2005

Thursday, November 17: The Apocalypse

Salt Lake City, UT – Tsunamis, earthquakes, war, hurricanes, famine, plague; these and other global developments have some people wondering, "Are the end times just around the bend? Are we witnessing the coming apocalypse?" But why? And where in the spectrum of historical apocalypic prediction do our worries fit? Is apocalypse solely a Western and Christian idea? Are such concerns based only in faith or is there also scientific evidence?

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