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Rural Utah at a Crossroads
Wednesdays 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Thursdays 7:42 a.m. and 8:42 a.m.

Every rural person and place has a story. Change is part of that story. "Rural Utah at a Crossroads" is a new series of short stories about life in the smallest parts of Utah, told in participants’ own words. Listen to UPR to hear stories from the rural communities in our state that explore how we've adapted and inspire us to think about what's next.

"Rural Utah at a Crossroads" is part of Crossroads: Change in America, a traveling exhibition created by the Smithsonian Institution and the National Archives that provokes fresh thinking and sparks conversations about the future and sustainability of rural communities. Utah Humanities is touring Crossroads to eight rural communities in Utah from September 2023 to December 2024. As part of the exhibition tour, Utah Humanities and Utah Public Radio are partnering with exhibition hosts to interview local residents about their experience in rural Utah.

"Rural Utah at a Crossroads" is a collaboration between UPR, Utah Humanities, Wasatch County Library, Utah State University Eastern, Silver Reef Museum and Washington County Historical Society, Brigham City Museum of Art & History, and Utah State University Blanding.

Crossroads: Change in Rural America is made possible in Utah by Utah Humanities. Crossroads is part of the Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and State Humanities Councils nationwide. Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress.