RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:53 am
Tue September 26, 2006

9/27/06: Rabbit Hole

KUER Local News
11:59 pm
Mon September 25, 2006

Squatters Brew Pub

Salt Lake City, UT – Squatters, the popular brew-pub in downtown Salt Lake City, lets patrons read the story of its origins inside a little booklet that lies on each of its tables. The restaurant, like its owners, is constantly changing, adopting new ideas, practices and philosophies. That's made it one of downtown Salt Lake's most impressive and unique success stories. Producer Benjamin Bombard starts this business profile with a sketch from Peter Cook and Dudley Moore in the characters of Derek and Clive.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:08 am
Mon September 25, 2006

9/26/06: Heartsblood

Salt Lake City, UT – In an age that is in natural historian David Petersen's words "increasingly urbanized, denatured, domesticated, and virtualized," why do so many people still engage in the ancient ritual of hunting? For Petersen, it is a love - a sacred game that places the human animal squarely at the heart of nature. As the West enters the Fall hunting season, Petersen talks to Doug Fabrizio about the ethics and responsibilities of the modern hunter.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:17 am
Fri September 22, 2006

9/25/06: Uncivilized Beasts and Shameless Hellions

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:20 am
Thu September 21, 2006

9/22/06: Desert Wars

Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge is located in the Snake Valley in Western Utah.

Salt Lake City, UT – Nevada is the driest state in the nation. Utah, the second driest. It's a story as old as the West itself. Individuals and communities need water to survive, and who has access to how much is always a question. KUED's new documentary Desert Wars: Water and the West looks at the case of the Snake Valley aquifer, and the competition between a growing urban landscape and the ranches and resources of the desert. Doug talks to producer John Howe and others about the culture of water in our region.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:13 am
Thu September 21, 2006

9/21/06: Joseph Smith - Rough Stone Rolling

LDS Church founder Joseph Smith was born December 23, 1805 in Sharon, Vermont.

Salt Lake City, UT – Last December marked the 200th anniversary of Joseph Smith's birth. As the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Smith's life and theology has had a profound effect on American religion, and on the culture of Utah. Nevertheless, he remains an enigmatic and controversial figure. Historian Richard Bushman, author of Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling, will be in Utah next Monday, and we're taking this opportunity to rebroadcast Doug's conversation with him. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
12:37 am
Thu September 21, 2006

Utah Soundscapes: National Park Service Noise

The emblem of the National Park Service
National Park Service www.nps.gov

Salt Lake City, UT – Monitoring by the National Park Service shows that parts of the Utah desert can be among the quietest places on earth. But the news is mixed. Even in the most remote areas, studies show that this quiet is disappearing. Utah Soundscapes producer Jeff Rice reports on the Park Service efforts to preserve this vanishing resource.

Click here to link to the archives of Utah Soundscapes by Jeff Rice.

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KUER Local News
10:05 pm
Tue September 19, 2006

Special Session Cuts Income Tax, Allows Sales Tax Increase

Salt Lake City, UT – After months of political wrangling, Utah lawmakers signed off on a bill yesterday to change the way Utahns pay their income taxes and another allowing counties to place a sales tax increase before voters to pay for transportation projects including light rail, commuter rail and roads. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:38 am
Tue September 19, 2006

9/20/06: Oil from Sand

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KUER Local News
10:00 pm
Mon September 18, 2006

Congressman Cannon Says Sibling Lobbyist is OK

Rep. Chris Cannon
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Washington, DC – Utah Republican Congressman Chris Cannon has an indirect connection to Jack Abramoff - his former chief of staff David Safavian worked with the disgraced lobbyist. Safavian was later charged with obstructing justice. But what's currently raising eyebrows are Cannon's ties to another lobbyist - his brother Joe Cannon. The Congressman defended the relationship, in a Capitol Hill interview with Benjamin Shaw.

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