Governor Gary Herbert announced Thursday morning that he will sign House Bill 155, which lowers the drunk driving blood alcohol content limit to .05 from .08.  That means Utah will have the most strict DUI law in the country.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

The Recycle Utah Board of Directors has named Carolyn Wawra as the orgnazation's new executive director. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Cool Science Radio - March 23, 2017

3 hours ago
Hubble Picture of Eagle Nebula

John and guest co-host Jack Ruben’s  first guest this morning is Dr. Carrie Nugent who has written, Astroid Hunters. What are asteroids, and where do they come from? And, most urgently: Are they going to hit this little planet of ours? What would happen if one was on its way? Carrie Nugent is an asteroid hunter—part of a group of scientists working to map our cosmic neighborhood. For the first time ever, we are reaching the point where we may be able to prevent the horrible natural disaster that would result from an asteroid collision.  The 2nd guest this morning is Dr.

Local News Hour - March 23, 2017

3 hours ago

Summit County Council Member Chris Robinson has an update on yesterday’s county council meeting.  Patty Cramer, Ecologist and Researcher on "Why Did The Moose Cross The Road?" - the effectiveness of wildlife tunnels, bridges, and fences when it comes to wildlife/auto incidents and Thin Air Festival organizers and co-founders Ben Rifkin and Richard Bezemer have details on this year’s event.

An Ecker Hill 7th grader has a new hero – one of the school’s secretaries - who saved his life last week. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has the story.

The Mountain Life - March 22, 2017

Mar 22, 2017

First on the program is an interview with Dr. Martin Gibala about the benefits of High Intensity Interval Training and his book, The One Minute Workout: Science Shows a Way to Get Fit That’s Smarter, Faster, Shorter.  Then Tim and Lynn speak with Jennifer Wright about her book, Get Well Soon: History’s Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them. And finally they speak with Wendy Kohn and Summer Sanders Schlopy about Running with Ed which is on May 20th. 

Local News Hour - March 22, 2017

Mar 22, 2017

On today’s program, Park City School Board Member Phil Kaplan and Business Administrator Todd Hauber discuss Tuesday's school board meeting. Wasatch County School District Superintendent Paul Sweat has an update on new school construction and Judd Werner - Volunteer Group Leader with the Park City and Wasatch Back chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby - discusses an Advocate Training Session on Saturday March 25th 1:30 - 4:30 at PC Community Church.

Salt Lake City announced Tuesday it will help Park City purchase Bonanza Flat.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

Melissa Allison

An off leash dog caused a herd of elk to stampede onto Trailside Elementary's playground Monday morning while more than 500 children were at play. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more.

Reece Demille of Republic Services and Larry Gibbons of Rocky Mountain Recycling join Chris and Nell to discuss recycling, the MRF and China’s Green Sword.  Then Dr. Diana Cox Foster talks about her research in bees and the latest bee discovered in the Escalante region of Utah.

Pages