RadioActive: December 14, 2017

  • December 14, 2017
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Net Neutrality Update, Homeless Persons Candlelight Vigil, Musician Melody Pulsipher, Kitten Cam with Adopt Utah Pets, Mindfulness vs. Detention

Hosted by Billy Palmer and Lara Jones, tonight's show featured:

  • Pete Ashdown, owner of Utah ISP Xmission and a KRCL board member, analyzes today's FCC vote —which split along party and gender lines — repealing net neutrality.
  • More than 110 people have died on SLC's streets this year, up from 97 in 2016. Fourth Street Clinic's Laurel Ingham and Georgia Gregersen, a member of the clinic's Consumer Advisory Board, shared details of the upcoming vigil to honor and remember those members of our community who died on the streets this year.
  • Live music with musician Melody Pulsipher, who is helping to organize a fundraiser for The Road Home. 
    • Dec. 15: Cash, Cans & Open Hands, 8:00 p.m. to midnight at The Ice Haüs, 7 E. 4800 S., Murray. See bands, enjoy comedy, and donate toward raffles and a Silent Auction. Santa will drop in as well to hand out the raffle prizes.
    • Callista Pearson of SL County Animal Services talked about the pros and cons of putting a puppy or kitten under the tree this year. She also brought two kittens with her. Check out KRCL's Kitten Cam below.
  • Reimagining Learning with Jason Tackett: Alternatives to prevent and deal with behavioral issues in the classroom to to decrease detention and increase learning. 
    • Jason is a special education teacher for the Salt Lake City School District (SLCSD) and an education coordinator for Primary Children's Behavioral Health. A certified Mindfulness Instructor through Mindful Schools, Tackett was SLCSD's 2015 Special Education Teacher of the Year. To contact Tackett, send an email to