Utah State law requires surveys be conducted every year in all public schools. Parent surveys on school principals have been done for years in Park City but since 2012, the legislature requires each school district initiate these surveys during class time and they’ve been expanded to include feedback on teachers.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Participating in Leadership Programs is part of the Park City community culture.  The Thin Air Innovation Festival starts next Wednesday at OP Rockwell from noon to 2:30. There’ll be a panel of business, military and athletic leaders there to talk about Performance Leadership when it’s all on the line.   Carolyn Murray has more on the event.

On today’s program Former CEO of Skullcandy Hoby Darling one of the presenters of Thin Air -Performance Under Pressure and Sergeant First Class in the United States Army Special Forces, more commonly known as the “Green Berets Brian Sudler discuss their presentations in next week’s Thin Air Festival. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Economic Development Director Jonathan Weidenhamer discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting and Lilliama Woods and Rob Weyer are running for Vice Chair of the North Summit County Democratic Party. They share their platforms.

The Mountain Life - March 29, 2017

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Today on The Mountain Life, Lynn and Tim explore creativity, from the history of humanity to the chair lifts of Park City's ski resorts.  First we speak with Dr. Agustin Fuentes, chair of Notre Dame’s Department of Anthropology and a National Geographic Explorer who has written a book called, "Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional."


There's good news for hundreds of Park City residents whose homes are no longer in a flood plain.  But there's also bad news for dozens of others who are now at risk.  There will be a public open house Wednesday, March 29th, at the Park City Library to show property owners the new flood plain maps.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

Immediately after Governor Herbert signed into law the nation's strictest DUI limit, the news started to spread around the world.  The head of a national hospitality group is criticizing the move, while a long-time restaurant owner in Park City expressed his concerns.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story: 

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Small Wonders, The Expansive World of Insects, opens on April first at the Swaner Eco center.  It’s a chance to learn about how important these tiny creatures are to the health of the ecosystem.   Carolyn Murray has more:

Last week the Park City Council approved a resolution that calls for the creation of a regional committee to begin implementation of the projects laid out in a 60 page Mountain Facilities Recreation Master Plan. Carolyn Murray has more on this.

Jenni Julander and Ashley Miller with Breathe Utah talk air quality legislation and their Earth Day Event. Then, Scott Parkin of the Rain Forest Action Network joins Chris and Nell to discuss the next steps regarding the Keystone XL Pipeline.

On today’s program, Summit County Chief Financial Officer Matt Leavitt discusses new information from the state on sales tax revenue, specifically the  new county option transportation and additional mass transit taxes voters approved in November. Park City Mountain Resort  COO Bill Rock, Deer Valley President and General Manager Bob Wheaton and Summit Land Conservancy Director Cheryl Fox announce the resorts matching grant for Bonanza Flat.