Utah NOW Show Archives: May 2009 Shows
This week on Utah NOW a conversation with Richie Ramone, one of the drummers with the influential punk rock band The Ramones. He was in Utah recently performing his original arrangement of Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story. As you can imagine Richie's take on the classic is packed with percussion. We'll talk about music, his life and life with The Ramones.
This week on Utah NOW, we're working through the news that Utah Governor Jon Huntsman is stepping down to become Ambassador to China. We're asking what this means for Utah to lose a popular leader with a moderate political disposition? We'll also look at what we know about the man who will replace him... Gary Herbert.
The families of those killed in the Crandall Canyon mine disaster settled civil lawsuits against the mining company this week. It's given us an opportunity to re-broadcast our profile of Huntington, Utah, a community still coping with the news that came early in the morning of August 6, 2007. (re-broadcast)
This week on Utah NOW a new twist in the mystery of Everett Ruess. Ruess disappeared in the Red Rock Desert in 1934. Now, 75 years later, it seems his remains have been found. The writer David Roberts will be with us to go through the evidence and the details of the story and tell us what it means for the legend of Everett Ruess.