First, Nick Comerford, University of Florida professor discusses soil erosion and soil loss. Soil is a non-renewable resource, and once gone, it's nearly impossible to replace. Then, Matt Pacenza, Policy Director with HEAL Utah comes on the second half to discuss Rocky Mountain Power's request to add a monthly $4.25 fee to owners of solar panels.
Larry Warren and guest host John Wells have a very busy hour with several guests, starting with Kurt Repanshek, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of National Parks Traveler. Then, Rick Lindquist, president of Zane Benefits is in the studio to discuss self-insured medical reimbursement plans. Finally, Jennifer Jackenthal, Director of PCCAPS, along with contest winners PJ Dowling and Skylar Jackenthal.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Utah attorney general's office says its investigation into changes to the joint operating agreement between The Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News doesn't mean any wrongdoing has occured.
The office said in a statement Saturday that the inquiry can shed light on improprieties or validate proper conduct. It says the state has an "independent interest" in investigating and enforcing antitrust laws outside a review by the U.S. Justice Department.
SALT LAKE CITY(AP) - Utahns will have a chance to weigh in on whether they want their state to opt out of daylight saving time.
State officials announced Friday a public forum will be held July 10 at the Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City to explore all sides of the debate over whether the state should drop the practice of adjusting its clocks each spring and fall.
The issue also will be the subject of a rural summit in Cedar City in August.
Those who can't attend the meetings may go online at business.utah.gov/time to express their opinions.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Park Service is moving to ban drones from 84,000,000 acres of public lands and waterways.
Officials say it's because the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety.
Jonathan Jarvis is the park service director. Jarvis tells The Associated Press he's directing the superintendents of the 401 national parks to write rules barring the launching, landing or operation of unmanned aircraft.
Fun Friday signs off today, with the Fun Friday Finale. Thank you to our final guests, Park Silly Sunday Market, Basin Recreation, Chef Scott and Teri Orr. Thanks to our loyal sponsors over the years. Thanks to our Fun Friday Fansters. It WAS fun!
First we talk with Damien Echols and Lorri Davis, theirs is a love story you need to hear directly from them to believe. He’s one of the West Memphis three, accused and convicted of murders he doesn’t commit, she falls in love with him while in prison and lobbies for his release. Yours for Eternity. A love story on death row. The second guest is Dr. Katherine Beals, a sport nutritionist who focuses on eating disorders and nutrition needs of female and elite athletes.