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PODCAST: S.L. on the Streets Talks with SLC Candidates in D4

July 30, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

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Salt Lake on the Street, the new podcast from SLCityNews.com, is digging into urban development issues with candidates running for the open City Council seat in Salt Lake City’s District 4. Host Isaac Riddle brings you the following excerpts:

 

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Babs DeLay     

 

Derek Kitchen     

 

Miles Petty     

 

Nate Salazar     

 

All of the excerpts have aired on KRCL. To hear the full podcast interviews, visit www.slcitynews.com.

The R.O.I.: WSU Center for Community Engaged Learning

July 29, 2015 in Uncategorized by Lara Jones

The R.O.I. brings you stories of people, non-profits and businesses who create a positive return on investment in the community. If that sounds like someone you know, please let us know. Send an email with details and contact information to TheROI@krcl.org. Then listen for more from The R.O.I. on your community connection, 90.9fm, KRCL.

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Source: Weber State University, Center for Community Engaged Learning.

 

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The R.O.I.: Marian Edmonds-Allen, Utah Pride Center

July 28, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

The R.O.I. brings you stories of people, non-profits and businesses who create a positive return on investment in the community. If that sounds like someone you know, please let us know. Send an email with details and contact information to TheROI@krcl.org. Then listen for more from The R.O.I. on your community connection, 90.9fm, KRCL.

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Marian Edmonds-Allen, new executive director of the Utah Pride Center.

 

Marian Edmonds Allen is the new executive director of the Utah Pride Center. Most recently, she was the national program director for the Family Acceptance Project at San Francisco State University.  Working to prevent health and mental health risks for LGBTQ children and youth is something she says she’ll continue in her new role at the Utah Pride Center:

 

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RadioActive: 10th Annual Governor’s Native American Summit, Breathe Utah

July 27, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones

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Host Nick Burns talks about the 10th Annual Governor’s Native American Summit with Shirlee Silversmith, Director of the Utah Division of Indian Affairs, and Ken Sekaquaptewa, director of the Native American Initiative at Utah Valley University.

Later in the program, RadioActive producer Lara Jones brings you a conversation about clearing the air with Breathe Utah Policy Director Erin Mendenhall.

 

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Women Who Rock with Kate Kelly

July 25, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

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Filling in for Eugenie on the Midday Show Wednesday, July 22, KRCL’s Lara Jones talked rock-n-roll and religion with Kate Kelly, co-founder of Ordain Women. Check out what Kelly said about faith and “peak patriarchy,” plus her picks for Women Who Rock:

 

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Kelly is in town for the Sunstone Symposium and will take part in the panel discussion Meet the Ex-Mormons at 5 p.m. Saturday, August 1, at the University of Utah.

Vox Pop: Pioneer Stories

July 23, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

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In this edition of Vox Pop, KRCL asked people at Downtown Farmers Market to share their pioneer stories:

 

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Thank you to the KRCL volunteers — Daela Taeoalii-Higgs and Haley Wightman, Chuck and Emily Williams — who staffed our outreach booth and gathered these pioneer stories.

Just One Question: Is the Utah ‘Accent’ Real?

July 22, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

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The way we speak here in Zion—in particular our dropped T’s in words like mittens, kittens, mountains, Layton—is curious to some. So, for Pioneer Day, KRCL’s Lara Jones has just one question: Is the Utah “accent” real? To find out, she spoke with Marianna Di Paolo, associate professor in the University of Utah’s Dept of Anthropology and director of the Intermountain Language Survey of Utah Speech:

 

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If you have just one question, email it to justonequestion@krcl.org. Then, listen for the answer on 90.9fm KRCL.

 

 

 

 

 

I’m Lara Jones with Just One Question on KRCL. The way we speak here in Zion, in particular our dropped Ts in words like mittens, kittens, mountains, Layton, is curious to some. So, for Pioneer Day, I have Just One Question – is there such a thing as a Utah accent?

 

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That’s Marianna Di Paolo, Assoc professor in the University of Utah’s Dept of Anthropology and Director of the Intermountain Language Survey of Utah Speech.

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Professor Marianna DiPaolo. To hear more from her on the peculiarities of Utah speech, visit our website, KRCL DOT ORG. I’m Lara Jones, and if you have just one question, email it to just one question at krcl dot org. Then listen for the answer here on 90.9fm KRCL.

 

 

 

 

Queer Pioneer History: Handcart Husbands, Old Maids, Madam Pattirini

July 21, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones
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Princess Kennedy channels her pioneer heritage.

 

In this edition of Queer Pioneer, Princess Kennedy talks with local historian Connell O’Donovan about the Martin Handcart Co.:

 

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Listen for Queer Pioneer on 90.9fm KRCL this week!

Radio Caravan: Fun Tots for the 24th!

July 20, 2015 in Uncategorized by Lara Jones

Radio Caravan, stories by, for and about Utahns

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The Garage on Beck, which cooks up some of the best funeral potatoes in SLC.

There are many side-dishes unique to Utah. KRCL’s Lara Jones explores a culture favorite, funeral potatoes, in the spirit of Pioneer Day:

 

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Many thanks to Justin Shifflett of The Garage on Beck and his friend Chef J. Looney, a private chef/caterer who also teaches a class on the cultural aspects of food at the University of Utah. Want to try Looney’s low carb version? Here it is: Low-Carb-Funeral-potatoes.

 

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Chef Justin Shifflett (left) and his friend and fellow Chef J. Looney at the funeral potatoes station at The Garage on Beck.

The R.O.I. on UCAIR

July 20, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

The R.O.I. brings you stories of people, non-profits and businesses who create a positive return on investment in the community. If that sounds like someone you know, please let us know. Send an email with details and contact information to TheROI@krcl.org. Then listen for more from The R.O.I. on your community connection, 90.9fm, KRCL.

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The Utah Clean Air Partnership, known as UCAIR, was created to help spread the word about ways people and businesses of all stripes can make small changes to improve Utah’s air. Small changes, like cutting down on your idling time. Former SLC mayor Ted Wilson, who now leads UCAIR, explains:

 

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Join KRCL’s Clear the Air challenge team for a shot at cool prizes.

Visit www.cleartheairchallenge.org, click Register and join team 90.9fm KRCL.

Put some rock in your stroll and join 90.9fm KRCL in the Clear the Air Challenge. For those about to walk…we salute you.

 

 

 

 

That’s Ted Wilson of the Utah Clean Air Partnership, UCAIR. To join the