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John Dehlin on excommunication, Mormon shunning and rebuilding a spiritual life.

John Dehlin, a psychologist and researcher best-known for his 12-year run of podcasts Mormon Stories that tries to answer questions members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have about their faith, was excommunicated by the LDS Church as an apostate more than a year ago. Following his excommunication, Dehlin and his family…

DUI or “Driving While Old”?

Updated Yesterday, the American Beverage Institute (ABI) announced a full-page advertisement in the Salt Lake Tribune. This ad, along with one run earlier this year (above), “Utah: Come for Vacation, Leave on Probation,” oppose Utah’s move to lower the blood-alcohol level from .08 to .05. The ads also really annoy Utah’s tourist and visitors’ bureaus. ABI’s…

World Refugee Day

This Saturday, July 15, celebrate World Refugee Day with friends, family and refugees from all around the world. Established in 2000 by the United Nations General Assembly, World Refugee Day is a staple in American Culture. According to Utah Refugee Services’ website, it is an annual commemoration to celebrate refugee communities for their strength and…

KRCL’s Station Manager Vicki Mann Out

The mystery of “Bad” Brad Wheeler’s abrupt departure from community radio station KRCL has still not been completely explained to listerners, volunteers and donors. But it only expands with news that Station Manager Vicki Mann has left the station. Mann, see by many as Wheeler’s nemesis, resigned June 30, KRCL Board Chairman Chip Luman confirmed…