State & Regional

science and technology
1:30 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Cool Science Radio - May 22, 2014

John and Lynn first talk to Dr. Eric Thacker, Assistant Professor at Utah State University, who studies range management. He explains how how the grazing capacity of any given allotment is determined and how wildlife and cattle get counted. Then, Joseph Finder, author of "Suspicion". Joseph is a New York Times Best Seller and "master of the modern thriller".

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Lifestyle
12:23 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

The Mountain Life - May 21, 2014

First Tim and Lynn speak with Heather Deford, PT, at the Park City Medical Center who specializes in women's pelvic floor. The second half of the show features Jo Becker, New York Times writer and Pulitzer prize winner - with her new book: “Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality".

 

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Zion National Park
4:50 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Electric Cars Are Being Spotted In Zion National Park

Next time you visit Zion National Park, you'll see a handful of electric cars driving around, thanks to a federal alternative fuel vehicle grant. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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LGBT
4:48 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Utah Recognizes Gay Marriages Already Performed

It's a day of celebration for some 1,300 couples in Utah, as a federal judge orders the state of Utah to recognize gay marriages. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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State & Regional
1:41 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Utah Logs High Autism Rate But It's Unclear Why

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - State health officials are reiterating there's no easy explanation for what some studies cite as an elevated autism rate in Utah.

A springtime report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention ranks Utah second for autism in a study of 8-year-olds in about a dozen states.

New Jersey outranked Utah in the study finding that 1 in 68 U.S. children have the disorder.

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Environment
1:40 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

This Green Earth - May 20, 2014

Chris and Nell first speak with Dr. Michael Mann, Professor of Meteorology at Penn State University and author of the book "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars".   In the second half of the show, local bee keeper Doug Fryer joins them to talk about honey, hives and the latest findings regarding Colony Collapse Disorder.

  

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Utah Supreme Court
5:53 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Supreme Court Legalizes Same Sex Adoption

The Utah Supreme Court has halted same-sex adoption cases. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Salt Lake City
5:49 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Salt Lake Valley Is Trying To Clean Up Their Air

Amidst heightened air quality concerns in the Salt Lake Valley, a medical waste burning facility will be relocated to the West desert. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Ogden
5:22 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Local Biker Has A Hit And Run In Ogden

Even those cyclists who are most aware of safety concerns aren't necessarily safe. KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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State & Regional
12:58 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Utah Lawmaker Advocates For Public Lands Grab

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The push for Utah to take control of millions of acres of federal public lands in the state has become a full-time campaign for one state lawmaker.

Rep. Ken Ivory, a Republican from West Jordan, is traveling around the country about three weeks every month to advocate for greater state control of public lands. 

Ivory has mostly closed from his law practice and now earns his salary from a nonprofit that advocates for the cause.

Some political observers say Ivory's activities could constitute lobbying in other states.

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