Matsumoto, Japan – Ross Chambless is working in Japan as an English teacher and he hears a lot about the American presidential election. It's especially significant now that Japanese troops are serving in Iraq alongside Americans.
Monday, November 1, 2004 – Doug leads a round table discussion on the 2004 election season. He is joined by Professor Matthew Burbank of the University of Utah Political Science Department; Dan Harrie, Senior Politics/Government Reporter for the Salt Lake Tribune; Richard Piatt, KSL Television's Government Specialist; and reporter Lisa Riley Roche of the Deseret News.
Thursday, October 28, 2004 – Doug moderates a discussion between Utah's U.S. Senate Candidates Bob Bennett and Paul Van Dam. Join RadioWest for this live broadcast from the Hinckley Institute of Politics.
Wednesday, October 27, 2004 – Doug talks with Jay Rosen of NYU School of Journalism, former San Francisco Examiner editor Tim Porter and local newspaper staff about what it means for a paper to endorse a political candidate.
The city of Bluffdale City has preserved this 30-acre parcel with help from a state open space fund. Backers of Initiative One believe much more land could be protected from development if voters approve it on November 2nd.
Salt Lake City, UT – Both opponents and backers of Initiative One on Utah's fall ballot agree that protecting open space is a worthy goal. They disagree on whether state bonding for $150 million dollars and increasing the sales tax to pay back those bonds is the right way to do it. KUER's Dan Bammes looks at both sides of the debate over Utah's Open Space Initiative.
Monday, October 25, 2004 – Doug talks with Newell Bringhurst and Darron Smith, editors of the new book "Black and Mormon." Also joined by BYU Sociologist Cardell Jacobson, the conversation looks at the role of Blacks in the LDS Church.