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The defense attorney for former Olympic athelete Picabo Street says he and his client will vigorously fight the domestic violence charges filed against her earlier this year and will plead self-defense.   Local attorney Joe Wrona says the charges against Street never should have been brought by the Summit County Attorney's Office. And he said they have zero interest in a plea bargain with the county.  Rick Brough has more:


The air is bad on the Wasatch Front this week, and some parts of the Wasatch Back are seeing some haze, too.  The Wasatch County Health Department plans to install an air monitor soon.   KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story: 

  On day four of our winter pledge drive, John and Lynn visit with Earl Foote from Nexus IT Consultants.  In the second segment of the program Angela Shaeffer from Peak Art and Frame is in studio.

  Park City Medical Center's  Live Well Center and Physical Therapy Department join Lynn and Tim for the KPCW pledge drive edition of The Mountain Life.

The FAA just approved drones to video skiers at ski resorts.  But only one company has the unique exemption to do it,  and only one Utah ski resort will provide the service.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Here is a link to an example of a ski video from Powder Mountain.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Manager Tom Fisher: Park City Planning Director of Staff Planner Bruce Erickson and Kirsten Whetstone; Park City MARC Wellness Coordinator Dondea Sherer-Lykes and Choclatier Phyllis Robinson; and Artist Lisa Carlson.


The North Summit School Board has voted unanimously to switch out all of its florescent and incandescent lights to energy-saving LED bulbs. Leslie Thatcher has more.

  On the program today, Larry and Doug welcome Bill Brunson, Media Relations at the IRS.  Bill has valuable advice on tax scams.

In the second segment of the program,  Ryan  Hoffman  of Mountain West Bank  joins us as we kick off day one of the KPCW Pledge Drive.

Alf Engen Musem and Chris Seemann

Hundreds of locals and visitors attended Thursday's Celebration of Life for Olympic champion and ski ambassador Stein Eriksen. Leslie Thatcher was there and has this report.