What should be the place of tourism in Utah’s economy, especially with regard to the kinds of jobs it creates? And how do we promote cultural tourism as opposed to windshield tourism? On Wednesday’s AU we feature a conversation from the recent Utah Rural Summit, with Leigh von der Esch, Managing Director of the Utah Office of Tourism and Maria Twitchell, Executive Director of the Cedar City-Brian Head Tourism Bureau.
Steve Eaton talks today about the trouble he's gotten into when the words tumble from his mouth. Always in good humor and fun, sometimes the wrong things come out. And sometimes, they're the right things.
Deseret News political columnists Frank Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb respond to Mitt Romney’s selection of Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate on Tuesday’s AU. They’ll also debate the merits of the Electoral College, and talk about civility (or a lack thereof) in politics, the race for Utah’s 4th Congressional district, and the recent American Legislative Exchange Council convention in Salt Lake City.
Los Cabos is generally a scenic tourist destination. But at this time of year, when it's too hot even for most locals, Ed Kociela talks about the wonderful alone time he and his wife had when everyone else was gone.
Grasshoppers tend to lay their eggs in undisturbed fields, there are no brown recluses in Utah, and you may not want to get rid of the bees in your yard. Bryan Earl talks to USU Extension Entemoloist Diane Alston in studio about bugs.
Science Questions presents new research at Utah State University on climate change in Utah, a new study on the effects of nature on infants, and then SQ radio presents a story that traces the moon landing to find out about the mysterious "moon tree."
As school days edge closer, producers Sheri Quinn and Suzi Montgomery present this special archival program, a compilation of previously aired youth produced stories from Utah teens from City Academy Charter School in Salt Lake City. We learn about one teen's gang life, what a boiler maker is, and one teen's perspective on polygamy.
The Utah Rural Summit in Cedar City is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and Access Utah will be there on Thursday. Panelists at the conference will discuss economic opportunities, demographic change, leadership, natural resources and agriculture in rural Utah.
Tom Williams’ guests will include Jack Schultz, Founder and CEO of Agracel, Inc., and author of Boomtown USA: The 7 1/2 Keys to Big Success in Small Towns and USDA Rural Development State Director for California, Glenda Humiston, who has developed innovative investment models for rural areas.