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It's Fire Season and Election Day on Tuesday's Access Utah


One of the worst fire seasons in recent memory appears to just be getting started in Utah. Tuesday on Access Utah we’ll get the latest news from Salt Lake Tribune reporters and talk to Utah residents affected by the fires. We’ll also ask BLM Utah Fire Manager, Sheldon Wimmer, what we can do to reduce the risk of fire in the current very dangerous conditions. 

For up-to-date information on the fire situations occurring in Utah, follow Utah Fire Info on Twitter or visit their website

And, since Tuesday is Election Day, we’ll turn our attention to the nomination races that will be decided.  Those races include Republican primaries for President, Senate, Attorney General, and Auditor; a Democratic primary for House District #1; and a decision by Constitution Party voters on their candidate for Governor.

Tom Williams worked as a part-time UPR announcer for a few years and joined Utah Public Radio full-time in 1996. He is a proud graduate of Uintah High School in Vernal and Utah State University (B. A. in Liberal Arts and Master of Business Administration.) He grew up in a family that regularly discussed everything from opera to religion to politics. He is interested in just about everything and loves to engage people in conversation, so you could say he has found the perfect job as host “Access Utah.” He and his wife Becky, live in Logan.