Caroline Ballard, KUER 90.1

Caroline Ballard

KUER 90.1

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Past articles by Caroline:

Ya La’Ford’s ‘Survey: The West’ exhibition seeks the soul of Utah’s landscapes

La’Ford’s exhibition at Ogden Contemporary Arts runs through July 24, 2022. → Read More

Christina Lauren’s ‘Something Wilder’ is a thrilling romp through love and the Canyonlands

“Something Wilder” follows Lily – an adventure tour guide in Southeast Utah – on a wild (and swoon-worthy) goose chase. → Read More

How Utah’s trigger law will reshape abortion access if Roe v. Wade is overturned

A law passed by the Utah legislature in 2020 would ban most abortions if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade. → Read More

The Mormon critique of ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ endures, even as prestige TV

"I really would like our own community to get away from the sort of faith politics of ‘does the show prove the church is good or bad or true or false?’" said Lindsay Hansen Park, a historical and cultural consultant for the series. → Read More

Sen. Orrin Hatch’s legacy is one of bipartisanship — and contradiction

Weber State’s Leah Murray said the late senator’s story is a “beautiful rags to riches American dream story.” → Read More

Spend a little, save a lot: Here’s some advice for your finances during uncertain times

We asked the editor of Utah Money Moms how best to weather this economic moment. → Read More

Week 5 Legislative Recap: Affordable housing, the death penalty, the Inland Port

Utah’s real estate market is in a crunch. Now, the state Legislature is looking at one-time funding to help address affordable housing. → Read More

COVID is in the spotlight during first week of Utah’s 2022 General Session

The Utah Legislature got underway this week, and COVID took center stage as the body suspended its own rules to overturn local mask mandates. KUER politics reporter Emily Means joined Caroline Ballard to break down what happened in Week 1. → Read More

New governor? Redistricting? Pandemic endgame? Utah politics saw it all in 2021

Politics reporters Emily Means and Sonja Hutson recap the year’s biggest stories, from the pandemic endgame bill to an explosive redistricting process. → Read More

Photographs of abandoned Utah sites offer a last glimpse of a disappearing past

Nick Bagley has been exploring abandoned locations since he was a kid. His new book “Abandoned Utah” features photography and histories of places that have fallen into disrepair. → Read More

Utah Poet Explores Family History And Latina Identity In New Collection

What makes up a person’s identity? That’s a question Utah-based poet Jacqueline Balderrama wrestles with in her recent poetry collection “Now In Color.” It’s a meditation on her own family’s history and her Latina identity. → Read More

How Being A Super Tuesday State Is Changing Utah's Primary Elections

Tuesday was the first time Utah participated in Super Tuesday. To get a better picture of everything in play in the primary, KUER’s Caroline Ballard spoke → Read More

Across The Nation, Amazon Warehouse Injury Rates Twice The Average

The holiday shopping season is in full swing. If you’re like many Americans, a lot of your packages will be coming straight to your door thanks to Amazon. → Read More