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. 

The House of Representatives passed its newest version of the farm bill this week. It includes stricter work requirements for people who get food stamps.

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

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

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.