RadioActive: November 7, 2018

  • November 7, 2018
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Election Hangover: RadioActive analyses midterms with Stephen Urquhart, Josie Valdez, and staff and students of SLCC's The Globe. Plus, SUWA on a "not so Swell" bill, and Poetry Happens

Tonight’s lineup:

  • Dave Pacheco of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance with an update on a “Not So Swell” bill affecting public lands in Emery County. Plus, Pacheco talked about the impact of midterm elections on ethics investigations into Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke.
Lynn Sorenson reads "Bird by Bird":
Savannah Lisonbee reads "A Letter to Girls":
  • RadioActive analysis of the midterm elections, featuring:
    • Former state senator Stephen Urquhart, a Republican who represented Washington Co. in the House (2001-08) and Senate (2008-16). He now is the Global Ambassador for the University of Utah.
    • Democrat Josie Valdez, who ran for Lieutenant Governor in 2008—the first person of color in Utah history to do so. The Utah Democratic Party honored Valdez with the 2018 Eleanor Roosevelt Award in September.
    • From SLCC and its student newspaper, The Globe:
      • Professor Marcie Young Cancino
      • Editor-in-Chief Marcos Aragon
      • Reporter Noah Lewis, who covered the Utah GOP Watch Party
      • Reporter Oscar Roche, who covered the Utah Democrats’ Watch Party

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RadioActive is a production of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah. Tonight's team included:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Nick Burns
  • Volunteer: Natalie Benoy
  • Intern: Isabella Sabala