KUER Local News
1:33 pm
Tue November 3, 2009

Downtown Rising

Salt Lake City, UT – As downtown economies sag nationwide, investment in Salt Lake City's central business district is expected to top $5 billion dollars by 2012. That's more than three times the investment during the run-up to the Olympic games. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports on progress so far in the city's "Downtown Rising" project.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:50 pm
Tue November 3, 2009

11/4/09: Resolved

Debater Louis Blackwell in \"Resolved\"
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:07 am
Mon November 2, 2009

11/3/09: Fact Checking the Health Care Debate

KUER Local News
9:56 pm
Sun November 1, 2009

Amelia Earhart's Landing in Eureka, Utah

Amelia Earhart standing in front of Annie Feidt?s great, great grandfather?s house in Eureka, Utah.
Photo courtesy of Annie Feidt.

Anchorage, Alaska – It's not everyday a worldwide celebrity drops in unannounced in a small town on the west desert. But that's exactly what happened eighty years ago in Eureka, Utah. The celebrity was Amelia Earhart- the pioneering aviator who's daring life is recounted in a new movie. The renewed interest in Earhart convinced public radio reporter Annie Feidt to look into her own family's history hosting the pilot during Earhart's unexpected Utah layover.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:21 pm
Fri October 30, 2009

11/2/09: The Fallen Sky

Poet and Nonfiction Writer Christopher Cokinos

Salt Lake City, Utah – To say that Utah State English professor Christopher Cokinos' new book is about meteorites is to tell only part of the story. His 8-year quest to learn about space rocks and the people who have studied them took Cokinos from Greenland to Kansas to Antarctica. Along the way though, he says he discovered new things about himself and about home. Monday, our conversation with Christopher Cokinos about his book. It's called "The Fallen Sky: An Intimate History of Shooting Stars." (Rebroadcast)

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KUER Local News
9:34 am
Fri October 30, 2009

Dan Nailen: Reunited and It Feels So Good

The group Dinosaur Jr. in 2007.
Photo by Michael Weintrob.

Salt Lake City, UT – Alt-rockers Dinosaur Jr. are reunited and Dan Nailen says it feels so good. Here's Dan Nailen's weekend.

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KUER Local News
5:00 am
Fri October 30, 2009

Behind-the-Scenes at Nightmare on 13th

Jonathan Aspittle in his favorite role as the vampire at Nightmare on 13th.
Photo by Benjamin Bombard.

Salt Lake City, UT – For 20 years running, actors have terrorized paying customers at Nightmare on 13th, one of Salt Lake's renowned haunted houses. Benjamin Bombard went behind the scenes there to find out what it's like to be a professional spook-house freak.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:12 pm
Thu October 29, 2009

10/30/09: Radio Hour - Alice

KUER Local News
10:50 am
Thu October 29, 2009

Bite-Size Poetry: Jacquelyn Osherow

Poet Jacquelyn Osherow.

Salt Lake City, UT – Our series of bite-size poetry - poems that can be read in a minute or less - continues this morning with a psalm. Utah Poet Laureate Katherine Coles tells KUER's Jennifer Napier-Pearce about the poet Jacquelyn Osherow.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:19 pm
Wed October 28, 2009

10/29/09: Fingerprints of God

NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Salt Lake City, UT – Thursday, Doug talks to NPR reporter Barbara Bradley Hagerty about her book Fingerprints of God. It's an exploration of the science behind spirituality, but it is not just a third person telling. The book is quite personal - the story of her own quest to understand faith. There are some big questions here: Is spiritual experience real or delusional? Can prayer affect the body? Mostly it gets at this one - Is there more than this? (Rebroadcast)

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