Salt Lake City, UT – Whatever you think about President Bush's decision to commute the sentence of Lewis Scooter Libby yesterday, he was within his rights to do it. Today on RadioWest, we're exploring the history and reach of the presidential pardon power. The question isn't just whether he could do it, but whether he should. Is it a presidential prerogative or an abuse of power?
Salt Lake City, UT – If the winds and tides are just right next week, British rower Roz Savage will launch from the San Francisco harbor, bidding to be the first woman to row across the Pacific Ocean alone - a two year journey. She wants to prove that ordinary people can do extraordinary things. And it won't be the first time - last year she rowed the Atlantic alone. KUER'S Jenny Brundin caught up with Savage in Utah on her way to California, and filed this profile.
Salt Lake City, UT – Just in time for your 4th of July, we've gathered up Salt Lake's local, independent booksellers for a look at the summer's best reads. Doug is joined by Ken Sanders of Ken Sanders Rare Books, Catherine Weller of Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore and Betsy Burton and Margaret Brennan-Neville of The King's English Bookshop.
Salt Lake City, UT – Tomorrow at the Topaz Internment Site, there will be a ceremony to recognize its designation as a National Historic Landmark. It's one of ten camps that were constructed throughout the United States.
Salt Lake City, UT – Utah hosts one of the world's premier independent film festivals. The Sundance Film Festival not only adds cachet to Utah's image, it also brings in millions of dollars in hard cash to the state. KUER's Tasha Cook has more.
Salt Lake City, UT – Some things we do for fun and others we do for money. But many people have hobbies that pay, although it's rarely enough to support a family. On this edition of Your Personal Economy, we'll hear from some people who make money from their passions and talk about how to do it without interfering with your day job. John Bird from the Albion Financial Group joins KUER's Dan Bammes in the studio to talk about hobbies that make money on Radio West.