RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:51 am
Mon March 20, 2006

Tuesday, March 21: Three Cups of Tea

KUER Local News
12:33 am
Mon March 20, 2006

Roger Ball to Head Utah HealthCare Coalition

Salt Lake City, UT – Roger Ball has been appointed the new president of the Utah HealthCare Coalition. Ball was the former executive director of the Committee of Consumer Services, who led the effort to roll back Questar Gas rate hikes. KUER's Tasha Cook sat down with Roger Ball to discuss his vision as the coalition's new leader.

Contact Roger Ball ball.roger@gmail.com

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:42 am
Fri March 17, 2006

Monday, March 20: Class Action

Utah Poet Laureate Ken Brewer died last Wednesday at his home in Providence.

Salt Lake City, UT – Clara Bingham is the author of Class Action, a book that chronicles the landmark sexual harassment case brought by Lois Jenson against the Eveleth Mines in Minnesota in 1988. Her victory marked the end of a 25 year personal struggle and a dramatic shift for women in the workplace across America. Later in the program, we'll present an excerpt from our conversation with Utah Poet Laureate Ken Brewer, who died Wednesday at the age of 64.

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KUER Local News
11:07 pm
Thu March 16, 2006

Senator Bob Bennett Tries Social Security Reform - Again

Washington, D.C. – Utah Republican Senator Bob Bennett is back again with a proposal for Social Security reform that he says will actually solve the problems of dealing with millions of retiring baby boomers in the coming years. But he's not optimistic about its prospects. Chad Pergram reports from our Capitol Hill bureau.

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KUER Local News
11:04 pm
Thu March 16, 2006

Utah Poet Laureate Ken Brewer Dead at 64

Salt Lake City, UT – The passing of one of Utah's most thoughtful voices is being remembered across the state today. KUER's Tasha Cook has more on the life and work of Ken Brewer.
Link: January 3rd Radio West featuring Ken Brewer

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KUER Local News
10:57 pm
Thu March 16, 2006

Interior Nominee Supported by Utah Delegation

Washington, D.C. – President Bush named Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne to be the new Secretary of the Interior Thursday. Utah lawmakers had praise for the nominee, who is a former U.S. Senator. Benjamin Shaw reports from Capitol Hill.

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KUER Local News
10:49 pm
Thu March 16, 2006

Smoking Ban Bill Signed Into Law

Salt Lake City, UT – Yesterday, Governor Jon Huntsman made Utah the 12th state in the country to pass comprehensive anti-smoking legislation. He signed a bill that bans smoking in private clubs and bars. But the owners of those private clubs say their businesses are unique and they're asking the state to look at them in a different way. KUER's Mikenna Clokey reports.

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KUER Local News
3:42 am
Thu March 16, 2006

Few Smoking Restrictions in US Capitol

Washington, DC – The Utah legislature has passed and Governor Jon Huntsman has signed a bill that bans smoking in private clubs and taverns as well as many other indoor areas of Utah. There's one part of America where the movement to ban smoking doesn't seem to have taken hold, and that's in the halls of Congress. Laura Strickler reports from our Capitol Hill bureau.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:40 pm
Wed March 15, 2006

Thursday, March 16: "Amerika" Live at 7:00 p.m.

Salt Lake City, UT – Host Doug Fabrizio takes RadioWest to the stage of Plan B Theatre Company's new production, Amerika. The play, created by Utahn Aden Ross, is an examination of the relationship between money and power, lies and "terrorism." Doug talks to Ross, along with the cast and director, Jerry Rapier. Listeners may join the conversation by e-mail during the special 7:00 p.m. broadcast.

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Jazz
8:57 am
Wed March 15, 2006

Chick Corea and Touchstone at the Sheraton G.A.M. Show

The Night of February 13th, a Monday night Jazz At The Sheraton Concert became a Spanish
invasion. Pianist Legend Chick Corea brought his Spanish Band " Touchstone " with three key
members from Spain, bassist Carles Benavent, flute and saxman Jorge Pardo and percussionist
Rubem Dantas.

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