RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:59 am
Fri January 25, 2008

1/25/08: Sundance - Man on Wire

from Man on Wire

Salt Lake City, UT – Friday on RadioWest we're talking about an extraordinary film at the Sundance Film Festival. It's the adventure of Philippe Petit, who in 1974 managed to rig a cable on the very top of the World Trade Center and walk across the two towers. This was illegal mind you, and the film is more than a documentary. It's also been described as a kind of bank robbery film. It's also a very beautiful portrait of this strange obsession that is framed by death.

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KUER Local News
12:01 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Mine Safety, Ticket Quotas at Utah's Capitol

Salt Lake City, UT – On their third day of a 45-day legislative session, lawmakers took up bills on drunk driving, how to bring retired teachers in the classroom, and whether police agencies can force traffic cops to issue a certain number of tickets a week. But first, KUER's Jenny Brundin brings us the latest on a report issued to the Governor on how to make Utah's mines safer.

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KUER Local News
6:40 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Education & The State of the State

Education & The State of the State

Tasha Cook

Salt Lake City, UT – The six-week-long session of the Utah Legislature began this week. Yesterday, state lawmakers dove into their first full day of serious lawmaking and Governor Jon Huntsman presented his state of state address. KUER's Tasha Cook has this report.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:27 am
Wed January 23, 2008

1/24/08: Sundance - Choke and Triage

Sam Rockwell and Brad Henke in \"Choke\"
Photo by Jessica Miglio

Salt Lake City, UT – Thursday on RadioWest, Doug is joined by author Chuck Palahniuk. His dark comedy Choke has been made into a film, and it premiered this week as part of the Sundance Film Festival's Dramatic Competition. We'll also look at the documentary Triage, which follows a humanitarian aid worker to some of the world's greatest tragedies.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:51 am
Wed January 23, 2008

1/23/08: Sundance - The Linguists and Kicking It

From Susan Koch's Kicking It
Photo by Neil Barrett
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KUER Local News
9:26 am
Tue January 22, 2008

Citizen Lobbyists at the Utah Legislature

Utah State Representative Julie Fisher (R-Fruit Heights)
Dan Bammes

Citizen Lobbyists at the Utah Legislature

Dan Bammes

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KUER Local News
9:26 am
Tue January 22, 2008

Citizen Lobbyists at the Utah Legislature

Utah State Representative Julie Fisher (R-Fruit Heights)
Dan Bammes

Salt Lake City, UT – Anyone who walks the halls during the legislative session at Utah's state capitol will see highly-paid lobbyists who spend day after day trying to influence the outcome of votes, push bills that benefit their clients and schmooze lawmakers, sometimes with gifts and perks that raise eyebrows. But there's another group of lobbyists working to influence the legislature who aren't handing out tickets and trinkets. KUER's Dan Bammes has their story.

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KUER Local News
9:25 am
Tue January 22, 2008

Citizen Lobbyists at the Utah Legislature

Utah State Representative Julie Fisher (R-Fruit Heights), a citizen lobbyist-turned-legislator.
Dan Bammes

Salt Lake City, UT – Anyone who walks the halls of Utah's state capitol during the legislative session will see them -- highly-paid lobbyists who spend day after day trying to influence the outcome of votes, push bills that benefit their clients and schmooze lawmakers, sometimes with gifts and perks that raise eyebrows. But there's another group of lobbyists working to influence the Utah legislature who aren't handing out tickets or trinkets. KUER's Dan Bammes has their story.

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KUER Local News
6:44 am
Mon January 21, 2008

Sundance Weekend

Park City, UT – Thousands of visitors converged on Park City, Utah this past weekend for the Sundance Film Festival. It is the biggest weekend of the year for the former mining town. KUER's Tasha Cook took to the streets and has this sound snapshot.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:39 am
Mon January 21, 2008

1/22/08: Sundance - Fields of Fuel

Salt Lake City, UT – Tuesday on the program we're continuing our coverage of the Sundance Film Festival. Doug is joined by Josh Tickell - activist and director of the new documentary Fields of Fuel. In it, Tickell looks at explores the domination of the petrochemical industry and the growing interest in biodiesel technology.

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