This Green Earth - July 26, 2016

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  Republic Services recently signed a contract with the county to continue solid waste pickup in Park City and Summit County.  Joining Chris and Nell in the first part of the program  to discuss the contract is Reece DeMille, Manager of Municipal Services and Government affairs – Northern Utah – for Republic. Then in the second part of the program they speak with Katie Bernhard, a Park City resident who just returned from a year’s stay in Rwanda where she provided environmental education and management services to a local town.

Marianne Cone

Does Park City have a parking problem with RVs, boats and trailers?  Several residents have been fined for keeping their recreation vehicles on their property in the same place they have for years.  So why are they getting fined now?  KPCW’s Renai Bodley explains.

Skateboard Series

Jul 22, 2016
courtesy Park City Recreation

PC Recreation presents the 2016 Skateboard Series, on July 30 at 11 a.m. at the Park City Skate Park. Don’t miss this fun opportunity for friendly competition against other local skaters. Divisions include Beginner Street, Girls Street, Intermediate Street, Advanced Street, Beginner Bowl and Open Bowl. Pre-register at the PC MARC for $10 or $15 day of at 10 a.m. Space is limited. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org. 

The Park City School District's long-time associate superintendent of student services, Tom Van Gorder, is leaving his job and it's costing the district more than $200,000 in severance pay.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more:

  

  John and Jude’s musical guests today are Sol Y Momma who perform live in studio. Then they visit with Insa Reipen from Recycle Utah, who brings us up to date about Uncorked Utah happening today from 5 to 10 pm.  The final guest is Robin Marrouche, Executive Director of the Kimball Art Center. 

Thursday night City Council voted to ban fireworks and open burning within Park City limits, effective immediately until October first.  But the city now has the option to rescind that ban, or enact a new one, more quickly.   KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more on that: 

Park City Officer Rodney Schreurs Remembered

Jul 21, 2016
Park City Police

Park City Police held a special Independence Day gathering to commemorate the life of a city officer who lost his life 32 years ago on the 4th of July when he was struck by a care while directing traffic. Rick Brough has more.

Leslie Thatcher

Two-time Olympic Champion and Park City native, Ted Ligety has been named as Deer Valley's global Athlete Ambassador. Leslie Thatcher was there and has this report.

Cool Science Radio - July 21, 2016

Jul 21, 2016

  John and Alex’s  first guest is Antonio Garcia Martinez, author of Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley. Martínez unravels the chaotic evolution of social media and online marketing and reveals how it is invading our lives and shaping our future.The second guest is John Ruple, Associate Professor of Law, University of Utah. In a new study published in Environs Environmental Law & Policy Journal, University of Utah S.J.

Fabrizio Ferri

Thursday night Chris Botti is playing at Deer Valley.  He promises an evening filled with the sounds of some of the best musicians you’ve ever heard.   KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:

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