State & Regional

Healthy Lifestyle
4:56 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

The Mountain Life - January 8, 2014

Lynn and Tim talk with Tom Diegel of the Wasatch Backcountry alliance, also a conversation about the Longest Date (that would be called marriage) with NY Times bestseller and writer for Modern Family and Sex in the City, Cindy Chupack.  Then they’ll discuss the connection between - strangely enough, alcoholism and good writing, The Trip to Echo Spring, by Olivia Laing.

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Deer Population
3:29 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Cold Winter Weather a Challenge for Utah's Mule Deer Population

The cold weather and snow depths can be a challenge for Utah's mule deer population. But according to a DWR official monitoring the herds, you're not doing the animals any favors by feeding them. Rick Brough has more. 

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Environment
3:26 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

This Green Earth - January 7, 2013

On today's show, Chris and Nell speak with Craig Stevens, author of the book "Is Renewable Really Doable? Exploring Clean Energy's Opportunities and Tough Realities".  They also cover several items in the news including the growing demand being placed on the Colorado River.

 

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Finance
12:54 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Mountain Money - January 6, 2013

Today's first guest is Katherine Bell, Editor of the Harvard Review Blog Network and author of "The Ideas that Shaped Management in 2013". The next guest is Patty Harte, managing director of Institutional Services for TIAA-CREF, a leading financial services provider. Finally, Kreg Van Stralen, owner of Park City Broiler.

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Bald Eagle Deaths
11:45 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Bald Eagles in Utah Dying From West Nile Virus

Bald Eagles are dying in Utah from eating dead birds infected with West Nile Virus. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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Science & Technology
2:43 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Cool Science Radio - January 2, 2014

Credit Duke Canine Cognition Center

Today's first guest is Randall Irmis, Paleontology Curator at the Natural History Museum of Utah, explains why the "tiny stuff matters". Then, Brian Hare, dog researcher, evolutionary anthropologist and founder of the Duke Canine Cognition Center, and Vanessa Woods offer revolutionary new insights into dog intelligence and the interior lives of our smartest pets.

These interviews originally aired October 31, 2013.

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Environmental Issues
11:26 am
Tue December 31, 2013

This Green Earth - December 31, 2013

 Senior Hydrologist Brian McInerney with the National Weather Service joins host Chris Cherniak to talk about local weather patterns and global climate issues. Chris also gives an update on the ongoing bald eagle deaths occurring in northern Utah.  

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Finance
2:04 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Mountain Money - December 30, 2013

Larry welcomes guest host, John Wells to the show today. Their first guest is Gary Williams, author of "The Art Of Retirement". Then, Melissa Garland, owner of Tadasana Yoga Studio, which offers Hot Yoga and Power Vinyasa. To finish the hour, Meryl Van Der Merwe, chef at Du Monde Gourmet Kitchen.

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Events
3:22 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Fun Friday - December 27, 2013

It's a  Burdick Family Fun Friday, as John's Mom, Kathleen and Sister, Megan are in the studio, to share holiday greetings and family Christmas stories. We also extend the holiday "spirits" with bartender, Casey Metzger.

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Technology
1:03 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

Cool Science Radio - December 26, 2013

John and Lynn talk with Bruce Bugbee, Director of the Plant Physiology Laboratory at Utah State University. USU has flown more experiments in space than any other university in the world. Also, a conversation with Guy Harrison, author of "Think: Why You Should Question Everything".

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