Run My Roadtrip

Orphan Cars: A View From Kenosha

Aug 20, 2014
Brian Champagne / Utah Public Radio

If you drive a Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Saturn, or Plymouth, your car is an orphan… the company that built it is no longer in business. You can expect it to get tougher to get parts as time goes by. But that’s nothing compared to the people you’re about to meet. UPR’s Brian Champagne traveled to Kenosha, Wisconsin to bring you their story.

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Run My Roadtrip: History And Custard

Jul 28, 2014
Brian Champagne / Utah Public Radio

Summer is the time of family reunions, vacations, and roadtrips. Brian Champagne is traveling across the country with your tips and suggestions on where to stop and how to deal with family and kids. From custard to historic sites, Brian reports.

Run My Roadtrip: On The Road Interview

Jul 25, 2014
Brian Champagne / Utah Public Radio

You're listening to Utah Public Radio, I'm Kerry Bringhurst. We continue our conversation with Brian Champagne, a professor of journalism at Utah State University, and a contributor to UPR. Run My Roadtrip, a series of reports we've been hearing from Brian, and we're with him.

Run My Roadtrip: Crossing The Great Western States

Jul 21, 2014
road and wilderness out front windshield
Brian Champagne

Summer is the time of family reunions, vacations, and roadtrips. We asked you for your travel tips to help UPR guest reporter Brian Champagne run a roadtrip from Kenosha, Wisconsin and back. Brian sent us this report, after crossing Wyoming and Nebraska.
Like many family roadtrips, Brian’s isn’t going quite as smoothly as expected. He reports: