Erik Neumann

Erik Neumann is a radio producer and writer. A native of the Pacific Northwest, his work has appeared on public radio stations and in magazines along the West Coast. He received his Bachelor's Degree in geography from the University of Washington and a Master's in Journalism from UC Berkeley. Besides working at KUER, he enjoys being outside in just about every way possible. 

A lot of people may not have heard of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, or that it’s in jeopardy.

Utah and Idaho were the leading states for employment growth over the past year, according to new data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Also in the top five were Nevada and Colorado.

A lawsuit announced this week in Salt Lake City focuses on a contested county commission seat, newly redrawn voting districts and a Navajo candidate well known for his opposition to shrinking the Bears Ears National Monument.

A recent study published in Science magazine reports some animals are becoming more nocturnal. The cause is human activity.

Cancer centers are working to increase HPV vaccinations across the nation, but particularly in Mountain West states, where vaccination rates are low.

Today, Utah becomes the second state in the Mountain West to implement a system that lets victims check the status of their rape kits online.  

Our region ranks in the top ten for suicide. A new study from the University of Utah shows there may be a reason for that.