Thursday, October 14, 2004 – Jenny Brundin talks with Democrat Scott Matheson. Join RadioWest for this live broadcast from the Hinckley Institute of Politics on the University of Utah campus. On Thursday, October 21, 2004, we'll take another look at the gubernatorial race when we host Republican Jon Huntsman.
Wednesday, October 13, 2004 – What is it with Utah baby names? Join KUER on day two of its pledge drive as we take a humorous look at what makes Utah names so original. Special Guest, cartoonist Pat Bagley.
As a special thanks for your gift of $100, we'll send you KUER's Baby Name Book, illustrated by Pat Bagley, "Raising LaVaughn."
Monday, October 11, 2004 – Doug is joined by cast members of Pygmalion Productions Theatre Company's season opener "Popcorn." The play, written by British comedian Ben Elton, is a satirical look at fame, film-making, violence and the mass media. For more information on this production, visit Pygmalion Productions.
Wedneday, October 6, 2004 – Dr. Ethan Nadelmann joins Doug to discuss U.S. drug control policies and his recommended alternatives. Nadelmann received his PhD in Political Science from Harvard as well as a Masters degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics. He lectures internationally on drug policy and criminal justice issues.
Salt Lake City – The University of Utah football team is at the top of the Mountain West conference. After another decisive win last weekend, the Utes are undefeated in their quest to capture a second straight conference title. But winning isn't cheap. Universities across the country are spending more and more money to field successful football programs. And new research shows it may not be worth it. Producer Annie Feidt reports:
Salt Lake City – EARLIER THIS YEAR, US OFFICIALS LAUNCHED A MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR CRACKDOWN ALONG THE ARIZONA-MEXICO BORDER. SINCE THEN, ALMOST HALF A MILLION ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED ALONG THIS STRETCH OF THE BORDER - A 57 PERCENT INCREASE OVER LAST YEAR. BUT THE NUMBER OF DEATHS HAS RISEN TOO . SALT LAKE RADIO PRODUCER SCOTT CARRIER OPENS HIS 3-PART SERIES ON ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION WITH A LOOK AT THE RISKY JOURNEY TO THE U.S., BEGINNING IN THE MEXICAN BORDER TOWN OF SASABE, SONORA.