Ogden Contemporary Arts names Eric J. Garcia its 2023 artist-in-residence. Utah Investigative Journalism project, a watchdog for the people. Plus, Intermountain Healthcare flu and COVID update, and stories from our partners in the Rocky Mountain Community Radio Coalition.
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Flu and COVID update from a virtual press conference held earlier today, featuring Dr. Per Gesteland, pediatric hospitalist at University of Utah Health and Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Tamara Sheffield, medical director for preventive medicine at Intermountain Healthcare.
From our partners at Rocky Mountain Community Radio, a coalition of non-commercial radio stations in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming:
Inflation in this country reached a 40-year high this year, hitting consumer products like gas and groceries. Food banks across the country report a growing demand for food-related assistance. For Rocky Mountain Community Radio, Molly Marcello from KZMU reported on one local pantry serving the Moab community in southeast Utah.
The Navajo Nation Police Department has received numerous missing persons reports that they have traced to addiction treatment centers in Arizona. Now they are warning tribal communities about recruiters. For KSUT Tribal Radio, Crystal Ashike reported on the situation for KSUT Tribal Radio.
Ogden Contemporary Arts named Eric J. Garcia its 2023 artist-in-residence. RadioACTive spoke with OCA Executive Director Venessa Castagnoli and Garcia, who will live and create in Ogden for two months this spring. Check out his piece, "Miracle at the Cottonwood," below.
#GiveLocal Spotlight: The Utah Investigative Journalism Project. RadioACTive spoke with Eric Peterson about the non-profit, public service journalism and educational resource for the state and region.
Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: