State & Regional

AG Arrests
1:03 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Lt Gov Opens With Talk Of Arrests At Multicultural Meeting

In Park City on Tuesday for a meeting, Utah Lt. Governor Spence Cox and Summit County Democratic party chair Glenn Wright weighed in on the arrests of the former State Attorneys General. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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State & Regional
2:48 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

This Green Earth - July 15, 2014

Nell and Chris were joined on today's show by Sarah Wright, Executive Director of Utah Clean Energy, an environmental advocacy group which promotes education and awareness in the areas of energy efficiency and renewable energy. Later in the show, they covered some additional environmental news items, including how much electricity your cable box actually consumes and many people it actually takes to install an oil pipeline (hint; it's way less than a thousand).

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AG Arrests
12:19 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Two Utah AGs Arrested

Mark Shurtleff, left, and John Swallow
Credit Salt Lake County Jail

After more than a year and a half of investigation, Utah's two former attorneys general have been arrested as part of a bribery investigation. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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State & Regional
1:55 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Mountain Money - July 14, 2014

This episode of Mountain Money has a little something for every one, beginning with a segment with author Karen Gitora talking about her book The Risk Driven Business Model. Dave Elvenholl joined the show to talk about Park City Pet Resort and Jared and Trish McMillen helped wrap things up with details about their new gallery location.

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AP NEWS
8:01 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

Herbert Named Vice Chair Of Governor's Group

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has been selected by his fellow governors as vice chair of the National Governors Association.

The Republican Governor was chosen at the association summer meeting, which ended Sunday in Nashville, Tennessee.

Herbert, in a statement, said he intends to work with governors to enhance the role of states in a wide range of policies.

Herbert will serve as vice chair as the association's annual meeting in the summer of 2015. At that time, he will become chair through the summer of 2016.

AP NEWS
5:49 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

BLM To Remove Fewer Mustangs Across The West

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it will remove fewer wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.

Under its roundup schedule announced this week, the bureau plans to gather 2,400 of the animals through the Sept. 30 end of the fiscal year. All but 215 of them will be horses.

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AP NEWS
9:19 pm
Sat July 12, 2014

8 Film Projects Get Financial Incentives In Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Eight film projects, including the fantasy adventure "Bigfoot versus Nazis," have been granted financial incentives in Utah. 

The tax credits granted Thursday by the Governor's Office of Economic Development board are based on production companies spending defined amounts of money in the state and hiring a certain percentage of cast and crew locally.

Utah Film Commission Director Marshall Moore says the tax credit increases from 20 to 25% when spending tops $1,000,000, but it can be reduced if a production falls short of meeting its spending goal.

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State & Regional
12:26 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Mountain Summer - July 11, 2014

On the premiere of KPCW's Mountain Summer, hosts John Wells and Peggy Veverka were joined by station General Manager and President Larry Warren to talk about the show and what's coming up. Ryan (Cray) and Kate (Boyd) from Park Silly Market and Alissa Daly from Republic Services joined the show to talk about "recycle day" which is their theme this Sunday. Travis (English) dropped by to talk about the Summit County Fair and Katy (Wang) joined the show to talk about the Park City Film Series.

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State & Regional
1:52 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Cool Science Radio - July 10, 2014

In the first segment of today's show, hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek spoke with Mary Mazzio, Executive Producer of Underwater Dreams. She wrote and directed this documentary about four teenage boys from the desert who built and undersea robot with parts from Home Depot, etc. Dr. Doug Lemon then joined the show to talk about the challenges of "range anxiety", a big issue for users of electric vehicles. Dr. Lemon is a part of USU's Wireless Power Transfer Team.

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AP NEWS
6:11 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Utah Weighs Doing Away With Daylight Savings Time

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah is inviting residents to weigh in on whether they want their state to become the third nationwide to opt out of daylight savings time.

The debate starts at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City.

Separate pushes to abandon the spring and fall time changes have surfaced and died in the state Legislature since 1997.

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