Artist From NPR Music's Best Of 2016 List Looks Forward to His Performances In Utah

Utah isn't necessarily known as a destination for artists, but for Andrew Bird, whose new song 'Capsized' made it onto NPR Music's Public Radio Best Songs of 2016 list, Utah provides opportunities for stellar performances.
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New Scholarship In Honor of Fallen USU Student

Jul 22, 2016

A vigil was held Thursday night in honor of Frank de Leon Compres, a Utah State University Aviation Technology student who died in a plane crash in Hyrum.

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A potentially toxic algae bloom at Utah Lake has forced the closure of the Jordan River in Utah County. Utah’s Poison Control Center has been taking a number of calls about possible risks. The center has had over 500 people call with concerns about the algae forming in Utah Lake.

Final Draft Of The Moab Master Leasing Plan

Jul 21, 2016
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The Bureau of Land Management released the latest draft of the Moab Master Leasing Plan on Wednesday for an area that spans from Moab to Monticello.

Many Utahns are planning on taking their boats out to Utah’s lakes this Pioneer Day weekend. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials hope boaters stop to get their boats checked for invasive mussels, which are often called the “STD of the Sea.”

While digging up fossils millions of years old, paleontologists Benjamin Burger and LeaAnn Jones discovered they wanted a future together. During an interview at the StoryCorps booth in Vernal, the couple shared some of their favorite finds.

Will Utah's Data Center Investment Pay Off?

Jul 20, 2016
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As a way to bolster a growing IT industry, Gov. Gary Herbert signed a new package of tax incentives on Monday designed to convince companies like Facebook and Google to build data centers in Utah. 

Bat Netting at Antelope Island State Park On Wild About Utah

Jul 20, 2016
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Bats use sound to detect their surroundings. They produce frequencies that are much higher than what we’re able to hear and as those sound waves hit objects in front of them and reflect off the bats interpret the echoes to sense their environment. 

Butterflies on Wild About Utah

Jul 20, 2016
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Rivaling flowers and tropical fish in their beauty, butterflies or lepidopterans, have been icons of peace and reverence for millennia. 

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As part of the Utah Public Radio Kitchen Sister Project—Reporter Aimee Cobabe gathered a story of one man who, after he recovered from throat cancer, chose to cycle on what is called the loneliest road in America. 

Ashley National Forest Forest Revision Plan

Jul 19, 2016
Ashley National Forest

Public input is being sought this week for a plan to update forest management in northeastern Utah.

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Utah Lake's Algae Bloom, Zika Virus And More On Behind The Headlines

Utah Lake's algal bloom proves problematic in Utah, Salt Lake and Davis Counties. Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings seeks dismissal of all charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. A caregiver of a Utah man who died from Zika virus has also contracted the virus. And GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is named the official nominee of the party at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. On Friday at 9 a.m., Salt Lake Tribune reporters Jennifer Dobner,...
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UPR Presents "Roots of Brazil"

"Roots of Brazil" is a 5-part radio series exploring Brazil's cultural origins by illuminating Salvador da Bahia, a city at the center of the country's rich history.

We are hiring a new developmental officer who will be in charge of all fundraising efforts to build overall membership at Utah Public Radio.

UPR's Kitchen Sisters Storytelling Project

UPR recently spent 2 days training with award-winning audio producers the Kitchen Sisters. The workshop resulted in a series of uniquely styled storytelling.

Utah is a state endowed with many natural wonders. Hear about it on this weekly nature series. Check out the latest episodes.

Utah Public Radio’s original programming series celebrating the National Park Centennial.