Renee Bright / KUER

The End of Craving with Mark Schatzker

In recent years, many Americans have cut carbs and sugar, reduced fat and tried every diet. Yet millions of us still have high blood pressure, are pre-diabetic and obese. Why?

Read More

Web Extra

Wikimedia Commons

Web Extra: On the History of LDS Temple Garments

Recently we talked about about LDS temple garments and the Mormon women who aren’t comfortable wearing them. We’re also interested the history of these garments.

Read More

RadioWest | Films

In 1983, Robert Michael Painter died of an AIDS-related illness in Salt Lake City, Utah. It was the first documented AIDS death in the state.

Renee Bright / KUER

If each of us lives to be 80, we’ll have spent about four thousand weeks being alive on this planet — which isn’t really much time at all. So, how should we spend it?

It’s that time of year again! Time for the RadioWest Holiday Book Show!

Renee Bright / KUER

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and we’re marking the occasion with a conversation about indigenous foodways.

Ivana Martinez / KUER

A Department of Justice report released in October detailed “serious and widespread” racist behavior against Black and Asian-American students in Utah’s second largest school district.

KUER file photo

In a feature piece for the Washington Post Magazine, reporter Emily Kaplan writes that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is an institution “that has excelled at survival and, often, reinvention.”

Jonathan Hickerson

  RadioWest commemorated its 20th anniversary this week with a live show celebrating the human voice. If you couldn’t join us, don’t worry — we recorded the event.

Renee Bright / KUER

You could say that Mozart is the gateway drug to a love of classical music. But who was the person behind the music? Author-composer Jan Swafford joins us to help us better understand the most famous name in classical music.

Tim Slover / KUER

If you look at a forest, what do you see? It’s just trees, right? Well, when Suzanne Simard looks at a forest, she sees a community of social, cooperative, communicative creatures with lives very much like our own.

Renee Bright/KUER

Are aspects of today’s so-called “woke” culture and anti-racism actually harming the cause of racial equality in America? Author and linguist John McWhorter says yes.

Aaron Swenson

Plan-B Theatre and RadioWest are back with a new hour of live radio theatre!  


Brian Albers / KUER

Porter Fox On The Future Of Winter

Winter is shrinking. In Utah, we see snowlines receding up the mountain and around the world, ice is melting at incredible rates. In a new book, the writer Porter Fox explores this drastic change and how it could change much of the world.

Read More

Zoom Event

Please join RadioWest, the SLC Public Library, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and a panel of experts as they explore the question: Is homelessness a problem we can solve

Follow RadioWest on Twitter


Take RadioWest with you wherever you go.