Join KUER and see Lyle Lovett & His Large Band on Friday, July 25th at 7:30pm as part of the Red Butte Garden's Concert Series. For your tax-deductible donation of $240, you’ll get to join KUER for a pre-show reception at 6:30pm and watch the concert from the VIP patio seats. Your tickets will also give you special VIP access to the concert venue to avoid the general admission line.
Dan Nailen previews the upcoming concert by country music legend and "Poet of the Common Man" Merle Haggard, and Betsy Burton reviews the new novel by Laura McBride, "We are Called to Rise" (Simon & Schuster) - a story set in Las Vegas that explores the realities of war and poverty, saints and sinners, and those so down and out that churches and casinos are hardly a factor.
Volunteers in Salt Lake City are filling boxes full of household goods this week intended to go to young adults who are aging out of the state’s foster care system. The Lifestart Initiative tries to provide this vulnerable population with some of the things they need to live on their own.
Up on the 2nd floor of the NPS Warehouse in West Salt Lake, volunteers are filling large plastic bins with towels, sheets, sponges, and tools.
Utah lawmakers were at the state capitol today discussing how to deal with thousands of untested rape in the state. They heard from law enforcement, victim advocates and the state crime lab. But there’s still no consensus on whether all the kits actually need to be tested.
There’s been debate all over the West for years about who’s best to police federal lands. On Wednesday, leaders from local, state and federal government agreed the best way to resolve the disputes is to keep talking.