Today on Access Utah we talk about the caucus system: how it works and why it's important to participate. Tom Williams' guests include Deseret News columnists, Frank Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb; Kirk Jowers, Political Science professor at University of Utah; Damon Cann, Political Science Professor at Utah State University; Republican Chairman Thomas Wright; and John Harris, co-founder and editor-in-chief at Politico.
Colonel Jerald Cannon flew three tours of duty in Vietnam and is one of the veterans featured on KUED's documentary series "Utah Vietnam War Stories". He spoke with Tom Williams for our special feature.
Louise Degn is a respected broadcast journalist in Salt Lake City and who now teaches journalism at the University of Utah. She is best known for a documentary on Mormon women and depression that she produced in the late 1970s.
The delayed dormant oil spray is one of the most important things you can do to effectively eliminate bothersome insect pests on your fruit trees. Diane Alston, USU Extension Entomologist, explains this spray and it’s timing along with answering many listen questions from throughout the state.
On the show this week, I feature the Nordic urban bluegrass sounds of the Downtown Ramblers, and the down-to-earth music of Dehlia Low. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Ricky Skaggs, Blue Highway, and Spring Creek, to name just a few. Tune in this Saturday at 8pm, to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
Thursday's Access Utah will be live from Ogden in preparation of our celebration of NPR's From the Top paying Utah a visit.
In the first half Tom Williams will be joined by From the Top host Christopher O'Riley and the show's co-founding executive producer, Gerald Slavit. We'll also hear from Trenton Chang, a young pianist from Logan, Utah.
Science Questions presents Part II of the series we started last week about Epigenetics: The New Frontier in Science and Medicine. Today's episode explores current research on the origins of mental illness through the lens of epigenetic science.