Pamela McCallMorning Edition Host
Pamela is a dual citizen who hails from Canada and has been wandering the planet as a journalist. Vancouver, Hong Kong, London, New York and Seattle have been along her well-trodden path. She’s worked for the BBC World Service, CBS News Radio and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. On 9-11, Pamela was an eyewitness to the collapse of the World Trade Center. Her love of skiing, mountains and radio has brought her back to Salt Lake City, where she covered ski racing during the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Pamela is a certified ski instructor and a fledgling cook who admits to not being fully domesticated. She drove her well-worn car with her beloved kitty Possum through one Canadian province and three states to arrive at her new home at the foot of the Wasatch mountains.
In-Custody Death Prompts Newspaper Investigation Into Utah Officers Involved In More Than One Police ShootingIn 2019, Michael Chad Breinholt was shot by a West Valley City police officer while in custody at the station. A new investigation by The Salt Lake Tribune and PBS Frontline found that it wasn’t Sgt. Tyler Longman’s first fatal shooting, and that he’s not the only Utah officer who has been involved in multiple shootings.
Navajo Nation President Reflects On Painful Legacy Of Native American Boarding Schools — And What Accountability Could Look LikeNavajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is mourning the discovery this week of another 751 bodies of Indigenous children at a former residential school in Canada. And he’s bracing for the Department of the Interior’s investigation into what happened at schools here in the U.S. — including one in Utah.
Ninety percent of Utah has been in an extreme drought since the start of the year. Gov. Spencer Cox has since issued a state of emergency asking everyone to cut back on water use.So, what are homeowners who pride themselves on velvety green lawns to do when it comes to watering?