Are we approaching a day when turning on a Utah tap won't provide water on demand? Could Utah's heralded economic engine grind to a halt for lack of water? For the state's water managers, Utah is at a crossroads for answering those questions
The latest UtahNOW production, a collaboration between KUED and KUER, foreshadows the struggle ahead over securing water in the nation’s second driest state.
Few public issues command as much attention as the fate and future of our children. From education to health care, kids are at the heart of many public policy and spending decisions. Each election cycle promises voters their ballots will shape the lives and opportunities of the next generation.
Wild horses are romantic symbols of the American Old West, a memory that’s fading as this era subsides. From being one of the most recognizable icons of the western landscape, to playing essential roles in therapy programs, one thing is clear: The role of wild horses in America is multifaceted, and they need to be protected – but there is an ecological issue currently surrounding the Mustang, and like the animal, it’s complex.
They gather at family reunions, water coolers, and online chat rooms to share their favorite destinations. But with so many options, and so little time -- how do you decide where to start? Here is a Utah outdoor adventure cheat sheet. This is The Utah Bucket List, a co-production of KUED and the Salt Lake City Tribune.
There is a little-noted crossroads point in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. A small corner of our urban landscape, it has shaped the lives of virtually every resident of Utah for more than one hundred years. In the process it has helped forge the very definition of what it means to be an American.
For some Utahns, inversion season is simply annoying. It means eye-and-throat irritation and a less-than-picturesque view. For others the pollution is a serious threat that exacerbates existing health problems and makes Salt Lake City virtually unlivable in winter.