Junction City Podcast
Talking Teachers w/AFT Prez, Brad Asay

Talking Teachers w/AFT Prez, Brad Asay

August 7, 2020

Back school is coming faster than some parents would like and Utah's teachers are more worried than anyone about what that will mean for the spread of COVID-19.

We sat down with American Federation of Teachers Utah Union President Brad Asay to talk about concerns teachers have with school ramping up and how the JCPeeps can help be allies.

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Chief Dave with the Smolder

Chief Dave with the Smolder

July 24, 2020

It's getting hot out there, and we aren't just talking about campaigning! Wildfire season is upon us, so we chatted with North View Fire Chief Dave Wade to learn how their department responds to calls and how you can help keep them safe this summer.

 

Plus, we've always got some Pinkies Up, Thumbs Down and Upcoming Events.

 

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Police Reform Now
From the International Waters of the Great Salt Lake

From the International Waters of the Great Salt Lake

July 1, 2020

Remember how we said we were going to do a crossover episode that one time? It happened!

This week, we welcomed the Blacksite Podcast host Dan and Alliance for a Better Utah's Katie Matheson to discuss just what went down during the one day special session recently and how it impacts you going forward.

Plus, we've always got some Pinkies Up, Thumbs Down and Upcoming Events.

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Post Office Predicament

Post Office Predicament

June 27, 2020

Federal jobs are a key piece of Weber county's economy and the Post Office is in trouble nationally.

We're joined by Northern Utah Labor Council President and Lettercarrier Chad Mortensen and Utah Lettercarriers Union head Phillip Rodriquez to talk about what the post office is up against and how the #JCPeeps in Weber county can help preserve those jobs and the services they provide.

Plus, we've always got some Pinkies Up, Thumbs Down and Upcoming Events.

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Juneteenth

Juneteenth

June 18, 2020

It's Juneteenth! But, unfortunately, many Weber county residents have no idea what the holiday is or what it means. Don't worry though. We've got you covered. We sat down with Ms. Betty Sawyer and Dr. Wesley Boykin to discuss what Juneteenth is and the ongoing legacy of slavery in today's society.

 
Hatching A Secure Election

Hatching A Secure Election

June 16, 2020

Have you heard people slandering Vote by Mail? Us too.

So, we decided to get to the bottom of these rumors and chat with Weber County Clerk Ricky Hatch about the upcoming primary (It's on June 30th) and the general election. Ricky dispels some myths and takes us through the process and controls they have in place to make sure the election is as secure as it can be.

Plus, we've always got some Pinkies Up, Thumbs Down and Upcoming Events.

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Minority Leader King

Minority Leader King

June 10, 2020

JCP has hit the big time! This week, we chat with Utah State House Minority Leader, Rep. Brian King, about the proposed state budget cuts and the impending special legislative session. He shares with us the revision process the budget is currently undergoing due to the effects of COVID-19 and how you can stay alert for any cuts to key programs *cough* Education *cough*

Plus, we've always got some Pinkies Up, Thumbs Down and Upcoming Events.

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Choberka Showberka

Choberka Showberka

June 2, 2020

It's budget season for cities all across Weber county! So, we decided to chat with Ogden City Council member and chair Angela Choberka to learn how cities create their budgets and how the #JCPeeps can voice their input to make change locally.

Plus, we've always got polls, some Pinkies Up, Thumbs Down, and Upcoming Events are in order.

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Untold Impact of COVID-19 in Weber County

Untold Impact of COVID-19 in Weber County

May 19, 2020

This week, the JCPeeps chat with Ms. Betty Sawyer, Dr. Enrique Romo, and Andrea Hernandez about the impact of COVID-19 on the communities of color in Weber county.

Plus, we've always got polls, some Pinkies Up, Thumbs Down, and Upcoming Events are back. Please tell your friends about the show!

 
 

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