Flood fears, government ethics and Utah women’s NCAA run on ‘Behind the Headlines’

Salt Lake Tribune journalists join the weekly news roundup.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Walls of snow obscure a passing vehicle above Park City on Thursday, March 16, 2023. Officials worry about flooding this spring.

With record snowpack, water districts around Utah are bracing for heavy spring runoff and possible flooding. In the 10 years since its creation, Utah’s Executive Branch Ethics Commission has investigated two complaints. And the University of Utah women’s basketball team is in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Jacob Scholl, Emily Anderson Stern and Alex Vejar, along with news columnist Robert Gehrke, join Utah Public Radio’s Tom Williams to discuss the week’s top stories.

Every Friday at 9 a.m., stream “Behind the Headlines” at kcpw.org, or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or UPR at www.upr.org for the broadcast. Join the live conversation this week by email to upraccess@gmail.com or Twitter @upraccess.