113 episodes

City Cast Salt Lake is Salt Lake City’s daily news podcast. Host Ali Vallarta and a bevy of smart and entertaining locals will bring you conversations about the issues that matter most to SLC. Some days City Cast will make you proud; other days it’ll make you angry. It will celebrate Salt Lake’s triumphs, (try to) solve its mysteries, and explore its history. City Cast will help you feel more connected to the Wasatch Front – whether you’ve lived here for 6 months or 6 generations.

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    • 4.9 • 90 Ratings

City Cast Salt Lake is Salt Lake City’s daily news podcast. Host Ali Vallarta and a bevy of smart and entertaining locals will bring you conversations about the issues that matter most to SLC. Some days City Cast will make you proud; other days it’ll make you angry. It will celebrate Salt Lake’s triumphs, (try to) solve its mysteries, and explore its history. City Cast will help you feel more connected to the Wasatch Front – whether you’ve lived here for 6 months or 6 generations.

    Jazz Rebrand, Ryan Smith’s Utah, and Title IX

    Jazz Rebrand, Ryan Smith’s Utah, and Title IX

    Salt Lake Tribune Jazz Beat Writer Andy Larsen joins Ali to round-up the sports news of the week in Salt Lake. 

    Call or text the City Cast hotline anytime at (801) 203-0137. Subscribe to our daily morning newsletter here. 

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    • 24 min
    Why Are There Letters in These Hills?

    Why Are There Letters in These Hills?

    Why are there letters in our hills? And who put them there? Evelyn Corning knows! She’s the author of “Hillside Letters A-Z – A Guide to Hometown Landmarks.”
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    • 18 min
    Princess Kennedy Wants to Apologize

    Princess Kennedy Wants to Apologize

    Short: Princess Kennedy is getting out of Salt Lake’s bar scene.

    Long: Ali visited with Salt Lake icon Princess Kennedy to chat about why she is getting out of Salt Lake’s bar scene, after hosting the largest Pride party in our city for ten years. PK thinks she owes Salt Lake an apology, and is ready to move on. 

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    • 26 min
    Why Should We Care About Brine Shrimp?

    Why Should We Care About Brine Shrimp?

    Why are brine shrimp important to Salt Lakers, and why is Great Salt Lake Institute co-founder Jaimi Butler so optimistic right now? Adopt a storm drain here.

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    • 25 min
    BONUS: Two Millennials Discuss Gen. Z Fashion

    BONUS: Two Millennials Discuss Gen. Z Fashion

    As millennials, Ali and Ashley Finley (City Cast contributor and friend of the show) notice some interesting trends in the fashion choice of Gen. Z.
    This bonus City Cast Salt Lake episode is unplanned and was recorded before the recent Friday news roundup.
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    • 6 min
    Abortion Funds, Heat, and Juneteenth

    Abortion Funds, Heat, and Juneteenth

    Community activist and birth-worker Ashley Finley joins Ali to round-up the news you might have missed this week. 

    Call or text the City Cast hotline anytime at (801) 203-0137. Subscribe to our daily morning newsletter here. 

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    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

Korn12398 ,

Love SL,UT

Good show. Keep up the good work. The episode with Princess Kennedy was great.

otter_bro ,

Great daily local podcast

I love having a local daily news podcast to mix into my routine. Covers interesting and wide-ranging topics and is well-produced.

dub231756 ,

Great listen

The perfect length, and covers a wide variety of interesting topics for those who live in Salt Lake this is a great one!

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