Morning MIx - April 28, 2017

2 hours ago

The musical guest today is Kaia Kena, solo on acoustic guitar who plays live in studio. Kaia Kena is from Colorado, but here in Park City playing a number of gigs, including the Park City Brewery 2nd birthday celebration and Locals Jam night at The Cabin.  Then, John and Jude speak with SueAnn Kern and John Concannnon  about the Spring Toastmasters event.Final guest is  Jude Grenney of J Go Gallery and the Gallery Association who brings us up to date  about Friday night’s Gallery Stroll.

Local News Hour - April 28, 2017

3 hours ago

On today’s program, Mountain Trails Foundation Charlie Sturgis has this week’s trails report and discusses the complaints of e-bikes on dirt trails. Park City High School Principal Bob O'Conner discusses the most recent US NEWS report where PC is ranked #2 in Utah and #418 in the country. Wendy Fisher Director of Utah Open Lands has an update on the purchase of Bonanza Flat and Park City Council member Becca Gerber talks about last meeting.

Young Artists Applications Due May 14th

Apr 27, 2017

Serious artists between the ages of 13 to 18, are encouraged to apply to the Kimball Art Center's Young Artists Program. The deadline is coming up and Carolyn Murray has the details.

Leslie Thatcher

For the last 30 years, hundreds of local youth ski racers, including Olympic, national and collegiate champions, have made their way through the ranks of the Park City Ski Team. The one constant is those three decades has been the Devo - or development coach - Dar Hendrickson.

Dar was honored by the ski team last week with a Special Achievement Award. His wife, Leslie Thatcher, was there and has this report.

Cool Science Radio - April 27, 2017

Apr 27, 2017

John and Lynn’s first guest is Kevin Davis who has written The Brain Defense...Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America’s Courtrooms. Can a tumor the size of an orange located where impulse control is maintained in the brain acquit an otherwise calm man from a brutal murder?

Local News Hour - April 27, 2017

Apr 27, 2017

On today’s program,, Summit County Council member Kim Carson reviews yesterday’s meeting. Park City Planning Commissioner Melissa Band discusses some of the issues at last night's meeting. Dave Bingham, weed supervisor from Summit County, has details on a weed abatement grant that can help homeowners in Park City area and Keith Lilly with Shepard of the Mountains Lutheran Church talks about the Community Hymn Sing on Sunday, April 30 with the new virtual organ.

KPCW

Summit County Attorney Robert Hilder has died.    The Summit County Council released the following  statement Wednesday evening:  

"It is with sadness we announce the passing of Summit County Attorney Robert Hilder to cancer.  Robert was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in early February and succumbed to the disease earlier today.  Robert was a true public servant and represented the citizens of Summit County with exceptional knowledge and resolve.  Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family in this very sad time."

http://www.pcschools.us

Phil Kaplan, who just last week unexpectedly resigned as president of the Park City Board of Education last week, will resign from the board completely at the end of this school year.   The following announcement came from the Park City School District late Wednesday afternoon:    

"Phil Kaplan, school board member representing District 1, has submitted his resignation from the Park City Board of Education, due to personal reasons. The resignation is effective at the end of this school year (June 9, 2017). 

A 57 million dollar school bond may be on November’s ballot for those living in the South Summit School District. They project 33 percent growth over the next five years and are nearly at capacity with their current student population.

Carolyn Murray reports:

Growth Strains South Summit School District

Apr 26, 2017

Thirty three percent growth is projected for the South Summit School District in the next 5 years.  It’s straining their facilities and increasing their class sizes.   Carolyn Murray reports:

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