Ann Packer, author of 2 national best-selling novels, Songs Without Words(2007) and The Dive from Clausen’s Pier (2002) is Tom Williams' guest on Access Utah today. Her collection of short stories, Swim Back to Me will also be discussed. We're replaying her interview so we can't take phone calls during the replay, but continue the conversation by posting your comments below.
Science questions explores science education through the innovative lens of a Native American scientist named Ed Galindo. He is infamous for landing his student's high school science project on the international space station.
It’s an night of new releases in Celtic music this week, as I feature the new album from the band Bua, and the collection celebrating 50 years of the Chieftans. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Paddy O’Brien, Alistair Ogilvy, and West of Eden, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm.
Today on the program Sheri Quinn talks to local cheese mongers about our addiction to cheese and how to shop for the best kinds of cheese from across the world.
At 9:30 science questions explores science education through the innovative lens of a Native American scientist named Ed Galindo. He is infamous for landing his student's high school science project on the international space station.
Carter Niemeyer used to trap wolves and now does everything he can to protect them. Earlier this year Tom Williams talked to Niemeyer, retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wolf recovery coordinator for Idaho and author of Wolfer: a Memoir . We're replaying that interview on Access Utah today. We can't take phone calls during the replay, but you can continue the conversation by posting your comments below.
Steven Rinella, author of "Meat Eater—Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter," says that hunting is intimately connected with our humanity and that assuming responsibility for the meat that we eat, rather than entrusting it to proxy executioners, processers, packagers, and distributors is one of the most respectful and exhilarating things a meat eater can do. In his book, Rinella examines such themes as the vanishing frontier, the ethics of killing, and the loss of Americans’ connection with the way their food makes its way to their tables. We’ll talk about these topics w
As part of the healing process military veterans will be commemorating the day that changed America and their own lives by participating in the Bright Mountain Paradox Sports 9-11 Veterans Climb. These veterans plan to summit the Grand Tetons National Park's 14,000 foot Grand Peak.
One of the participants will be Chad Jukes, from North Logan, who lost his right leg below the knee as a result of the injuries he sustained in an IED attack in Iraq. Chad will be Tom Williams' guest on Access Utah.
At 9:30 science questions profiles physicist Kip Thorne, who grew up in Logan, just below the Utah State University campus. Thorne's research has focused on gravitation physics and astrophysics with an emphasis on relativistic stars, black holes and gravitational waves.