Illustration of the angel Moroni with a broken trumpet with with psychedelic colors coming out of the trumpet bell.
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Late last summer, Steve Urquhart, a lawyer and former Utah state legislator, announced that he was forming his own church. Urquhart was once a highly conservative lawmaker, which was in line with his background as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from Washington County.

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On Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, the RadioWest Book Club met via Zoom with David Dunaway to discuss "Brave New World," by Aldous Huxley. 

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On Feb. 6 of this year, two groups of skiers went into Salt Lake City’s Millcreek Canyon for a day of powdery ski runs in the backcountry. 

Christine Irvine

When we hear the word “abolitionist” we generally think of 19th century freedom fighters. 

Erik Neumann

This Friday on RadioWest, we’re examining former-President Trump’s impact on the environment and public lands here in the West. Like so many issues these days, this is divisive territory.

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Maria Konnikova was having a bad year. So, to help pull herself out, this Harvard-trained psychologist decided to take up high stakes, competitive poker as a way to study human behavior. 

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Gregory Barnes begins his Sundance short with this quote from former-LDS church president Gordon B. Hinkley: “In these latter-days, pornography has spread further, and reaches wider, than the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It is a tragic evil among us.” 

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While Woodstock dominated the music news in 1969, down in New York City, the Harlem Cultural Festival provided its 300,000 attendees with something more than sex, drugs and rock and roll. It gave many of them hope. 

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It had all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster: The memoir of a young Jewish girl living in Germany in the 1940s who escaped Nazi persecution by fleeing to the woods and living with a pack of wolves. 

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If you’ve seen the 1975 blockbuster Jaws, you’ll likely remember the scene when a great white shark attacks the cage holding Richard Dreyfuss’ character – a real-life moment captured not by Steven Spielberg, but by marine filmmaker Valerie Taylor. 

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