Salt Lake City, UT – April is national poetry month, as deemed by the academy of American poets. Some would argue that the designation simply promotes the most conventional of contemporary poetry. But many poets don't fit into the conventional category. In fact, Orem poet Alex Caldiero doesn't even like to call himself a poet. Producer Scott Carrier has this story.
Salt Lake City, UT – In a church which is largely conservative, environmentalism has found a surprising niche with some LDS faithful. Rosemary Winters discuses her new article looking at being "green" and Mormon in the latest High Country News. (repeat)
Salt Lake City, UT – Families in Utah come in many different forms due to divorce, death, adoption, second marriages and the like. Some children have just one parent, some have two sets of parents. Utah lawmakers seek to protect these families under the law. But one form of family doesn't recive their blessing. KUER intern Ryan Oliver Hansen has the story of the upcoming battle over gay marriage in Utah.