Salt Lake City, UT – Every five years, the forest service reviews its special use permits. Tonight, There's an open house to consider wasatch powerbird guide's proposal for a five-year extension of its helicopter-skiing permit in the central Wasatch Mountains. The company wants to expand its number of runs and end a ban on Sunday and Monday flights. Scott Carrier, a backcountry skier, has this perspective.
Salt Lake City, UT – April is national poetry month, as deemed by the academy of American poets. Some would argue that the designation simply promotes the most conventional of contemporary poetry. But many poets don't fit into the conventional category. In fact, Orem poet Alex Caldiero doesn't even like to call himself a poet. Producer Scott Carrier has this story.
Salt Lake City, UT – In a church which is largely conservative, environmentalism has found a surprising niche with some LDS faithful. Rosemary Winters discuses her new article looking at being "green" and Mormon in the latest High Country News. (repeat)