Summit County Sheriff-elect Justin Martinez says he's putting the emphasis on training to hopefully avoid situations like the recent controversy and violence in Ferguson, Missouri. Rick Brough has more.
From compromised water quality in the Unita Basin, to medical waste incinerators in the Salt Lake Valley, to birth defects linked to the air Utahans breathe, the group Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment seeks to bring the issues to the people and the lawmakers of Utah. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have drawn concern from law enforcement professional across the country, including Summit County. A controversial grand jury decision, and the protests and riots that followed, focused on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer.
In response to that, and similar incidents in Utah, there have been suggestions that officers wear body cameras. Pack City Police Chief Wade Carpenter said his department is already doing that. Rick Brough has more.
In this edition of The Mountain Life hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Chris Cherniak talk to Eileen Dunn of Done to your taste catering to give a few twists on Thanksgiving classics and other good tips. Then it's food historian Rebecca Rupp who talks about the social and cultural nature of sharing food around a table. Finally, the editor of the book review and the column for the New York Times Pamela Paul is on.
KPCW has the live broadcast of The Splendid Table's 'Turkey Confidential' for you, starting at 9 AM, followed by a special program, Giving Thanks. And as holiday tradition dictates, Volunteer DJ Paul Askins will play Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant right after NPR's news headlines at noon.
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