State & Regional

ONE Wasatch
4:17 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Ski Utah Announces Concept Of Connecting Seven Resorts

Credit Ski Utah

Ski Utah and Area Resorts Unveil ONE Wasatch Concept

A Vision to Connect Seven Ski Resorts in the Central Wasatch Mountains

(SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH) – Ski Utah and representatives from Alta Ski Area, Brighton Resort, Canyons Resort, Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain Resort, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, and Solitude Mountain Resort held a news conference today at Ski Utah’s headquarters to announce their support for an over-the-snow connection between all seven resorts via chairlift and ski run called ONE Wasatch.  

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Healthy Lifestyle
2:19 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

The Mountain Life - March 19, 2014

Join Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek as they explore the world of bacteria inside the human mouth along with Marielle Pariseau, founder of shapingthefutureofdentistry.com 

Then Scott Escott, Trails Coordinator with Moab Trail Mix.  It's the group that builds networks of single track trails in the Moab area.  He'll talk about how they move Subaru sized boulders and how they fund the hundreds of miles of new trails.

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Tourism News
5:38 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Good News For Tourism: Money

There's good news for Utah's tourism industry out of this year's legislative session - which committed $15 million to promoting the state. In addition, those funds could continue to grow each year. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Environment
12:13 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

This Green Earth - March 18, 2014

First on today's show, hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson talk with Lt. Col. Chip Elliott, an instructor of chemistry at the U.S. Military Academy. He'll reveal what the Army is doing in the areas of energy consumption and reduction. Author Emma Marris will follow to discuss her writings on nature and her book Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-wild World.

This Green Earth is sponsored by

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Marriage Equality
5:48 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Utah Defends Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A group of Utah attorneys have filed a brief defending the ban on same-sex marriage. KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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State & Regional
4:19 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Officials May Kill Invasive Virgin River Species

ST. GEORGE, UTAH (AP) - Arizona and Utah wildlife officials are considering a plan to kill off an invasive species in an effort to protect another fish in the Virgin River.

The Spectrum reports wildlife officials are meeting Wednesday in Mesquite to discuss the plan. It would involve using the chemical rotenone to kill off the red shiner and restore habitat for the rare woundfin.

Officials say the plan calls for treating the river this summer, and would involve restricting some access to the river. 

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State & Regional
3:15 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Mormon Church Tells Women's Group Not To Protest

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church is warning a group of women pushing for gender equality that will not be allowed to protest in Temple Square next month during a biannual conference.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints told the members of Ordain Women in a letter sent Monday that if they insist on going forward with their plans, they'll need to protest in a zone set aside for protestors on the street.

The church said activist events detract from the sacred environment of the weekend conference in Salt Lake City.

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LDS Conference
2:40 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Ordain Women Group Is Warned Not To Protest

The Mormon church has instructed a women's group not to protest during next month where a general conference will be held. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Finance
12:22 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Mountain Money - March 17, 2014

On this week's edition of Mountain Money, host Larry Warren and guest host John Wells start the show by talking about the Top 10 picks of 2013 with Jeff Barlett, deputy cars editor of Consumer Reports. After talking cars, the hosts talk with Shawn Miele, CEO of Advice Media, a local online publishing and marketing company. Finally, the owners of Lit Salon - Jessie Lanning and Hailey Alysse - come in to talk about their boutique business.

Mountain Money is sponsored by

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Utah Legislature
1:32 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

Parties Are To Hold Neighborhood Caucus Meetings

Utah's political parties will hold neighborhood caucus meetings this week. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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