Nell and Chris speak to Dr. Jeff Masters, meteorologist and co-founder of "Weather Underground," then go to the website for all things weather and climate related world-wide. Chris and Nell will get Jeff's thoughts on the IPCC's 5th Assessment Report on Climate Change and his explanation on why there appears to be a "pause" in global warming this past decade.
Doug Wells is joined by guest host Ted McAlear to talk with Erica Ariel Fox, author of "Winning from Within: A Breakthrough Method for Learning, Living, and Lasting Change." Then, Susan McTiernan, associate dean for the graduate program in the Quinnipiac University School of Business. Finally, Krizten Zueger and Alicia Moran discuss a Fresh Day Cafe that just opened inside Rite Aid.
Host John Burdick is joined by “B” Team co-host “Frieda” while Jan Burdick is out on assignment this week. They are joined by Jennifer Kimball from Zermatt Resort, who has prepared a Haunted Halloween Ball, complete with live music, a “Candy Bar” and Tarot card readers. Then Rachel Kahler and Brent Kelly from Heber Valley come to talk about the Heber Valley Cowboy Poetry & Buckaroo Fair. As the show wraps up with the Candy Quiz and Stupid Criminals, KPCW’s newest intern Corrie Gustman gets trotted out to learn grace under fire.
Today we talked with Clive Thompson, contributing writer to Wired and NY Times Magazine and also one of the people chosen to test the Google Glass. He’ll tell us about that and also talk about his new book called “Smarter Than You Think, How Technology is Changing our Minds for The Better." Then Daniel Leiberman, head of the evolutionary biology department at Harvard., speaks about his book: "The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease."
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah lawmakers have authorized the state to spend another $7,000,000 to keep Utah's national parks open through December 1 after the sites were temporarily shuttered due to a partial shutdown of the federal government.
The Senate and House unanimously approved the spending Wednesday evening, but it was unclear if the money would need to be used.
Congress appeared to be closing in on a deal late Wednesday to reopen the government.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gov. Gary Herbert outdoor recreation director says he will hold a Utah Outdoor Summit to leverage the economic potential of the state's wild and spectacular lands.
Brad Petersen has been busy during his first 90 days on the job. He's in charge of promoting Utah's $5.8 billion outdoor-recreation economy and aligning the state's 600 gear manufacturers and distributors. His job is unique among federal, state and local governments.