Kerry Bringhurst

Interim Station Manager / News Director / Host, Morning Edition

At 14-years-old, Kerry began working as a reporter for KVEL “The Hot One” in Vernal, Utah.  Her radio news interests led her to Logan where she became news director for KBLQ while attending Utah State University.  She graduated USU with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and spent the next few years working for Utah Public Radio.  Leaving UPR in 1993 she spent the next 14 years as the full time mother of four boys before returning in 2007.  Kerry and her husband Boyd reside in Nibley.

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Utah News
4:46 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Cache Valley to Host Community Vigil for Charlie & Braden Powell

Members of the Cache Valley community will gather Friday to participate in a vigil to honor the memory of 7-year-old Charlie Powell and his 5-year-old brother Braden.

UPR's Kerry Bringhurst tells us the brutal murder of the boys at their father's hand has prompted law enforcement and the Child & Family support Center to ask for the community's support in taking a stand against child abuse.

All members of the public are invited:
4:00 p.m. Friday, February 10
Cache Valley Courthouse (199 N Main Street in Logan)
Bring a helium filled balloon

Newsline
2:25 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

UPR Newsline with Dave Greiling

Kerry Bringhurst talks to Dave Greiling about this week's breaking news in Utah.

For these full stories and more, go to the Standard-Examiner's website.

Utah News
10:58 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Powell at Fault for Explosion

Authorities say they have no doubt Josh Powell, husband of missing Susan Powell, is at fault for the explosion that killed him and his two children. 

Kerry Bringhurst has the story. 

 

Utah News
4:21 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

No Doubt Powell Responsible for Fire as Investigation Begins

Authorities have no doubt the husband of missing Utah woman Susan Powell is responsible for the explosive fire Sunday that killed their two children and himself yesterday in Washington State. The investigation is in full swing in Pierce County as the Sheriff's Department begins to fill holes in the case.

Utah News
7:10 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

'Spice' Found in Smoke Shops in Utah Valley

No one was arrested, but Tuesday morning officers raided three smoke shops in Provo, one in American Fork, and one in Lehi, looking for Spice. 

Officers were part of the Utah County Major Crimes task force. Kerry Bringhurst has the story. 

Newsline
6:04 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

UPR Newsline with Dave Greiling

Kerry Bringhurst talks to Dave Greiling about the scanner recordings released by Weber County authorities from the January 4th shooting in Odgen that resulted in an officer's death and the Roy teenagers who are faced with possessing a weapon of mass destruction and plotting to blow up a high school.

Read the full stories at the Standard-Examiner's website.
 

Utah News
4:40 pm
Tue January 31, 2012

Governor Herbert's Clean Air Initiative

Photo from blog.utahmomsforcleanair.org

Governor Gary Herbert outlined an initiative this week to improve air quality in the state's urban areas, discussing the relationship between industry and government when it comes to finding a solution to the state's air pollution problems. Kerry Bringhurst has details.

Utah News
6:11 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Toddler Run Over by Father's Car in Cache Valley

A 2-year-old boy is dead after his father backed a car over him at their home in Mendon. Kerry Bringhurst tells us the Cache Valley County Sheriff is investigating the incident.

Newsline
6:45 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

UPR Newsline with Dave Greiling

An update on the Ogden shooting case from Dave Greiling and other developing Utah news stories.

Read the full stories at the Standard-Examiner's website.

Utah News
5:45 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

State Should Be Self-Reliant, Governor Says

Utah Governor Gary Herbert says in his State of the State Speech Wednesday night the state should not capitulate to federal authority when it exceeds the limited powers granted by the constitution.

Herbert says the state is in the midst of many fights with the federal government, from access to public lands to costly Medicaid requirements.

Instead o relying on federal money and bowing to federal regulations, Herbert says the state needs to become more self-reliant.

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