When household hazardous waste is thrown in the garbage, toxic chemicals can seep into groundwater. To keep Summit County water clean, bring your hazardous waste to Recycle Utah’s next collection event on October 8 at the Canyons parking lot. For more info, contact Recycle Utah, your community nonprofit recycling center, at 435-649-9698 or visit www.recycleutah.org.

Melissa Allison

Along with Salt Lake City, Park City is working with Rocky Mountain Power to reach their collective goals of being net-zero – meaning that all of the city’s municipal carbon emissions are mitigated or balanced with renewable energy or purchasing energy credits.

Local News Hour

Sep 23, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Charlie Sturgis director of Mountain Trails Foundation about new trails being planned for construction next summer and electric bikes on trails. Park City Council member Tim Henney and Economic Development Project Manager Jason Gliden are in to talk about last night's council meeting dealing with special events, net-zero goals and a possible downzoning of the  property on Rossi Hill Drive. Doug Webster promotes the Ice Dance International show at Park City Ice Arena tomorrow night.

John and Christie’s first guest today is Alicia Stockman who performs live – in studio.  The second    guests on the program are a couple members of Le Voir – who are playing at the Cabin on Saturday.  

KPCW

In the inaugural broadcast of "Utah Politics Now", a new public affairs show on KPCW, co-hosts Leslie Thatcher and Renai Bodley talk to the men who want Kraig Powell's seat in the Utah House of Representatives.    Democrat Rudi Kohler and Republican Tim Quinn answer questions about Utah's liquor laws, education funding, the environment and sex education.  

Click here for Democrat Rudi Kohler's website.       Click here for Republican Tim Quinn's website.

John and Lynn’s first  guest is Richard A. Muller, author of Now: The Physics of Time .  “Now” is a simple yet elusive concept. You are reading the word “now” right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment “now” so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, and modern-day physicists from Augustine to Einstein and beyond.

Local News Hour - September 22, 2016

Sep 22, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City Water Manager Clint McAfee who gives a water update and plans for a re-designed water treatment plant. Darryl Yeager with  the Odyssey Dance Company promotes Thriller which opens at the Egyptian Theater tonight. Kimball Art Center director Robin Marrouche invites the community to the closing party on Saturday for the Exhibit -Summer Rainfall  - which  features the work of Sybil Szaggars Redford and finally, Ollie Wilder, the Programs Manager for the Park City Community Foundation talks about the Grants Awarded last week.

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Rebecca Brenner about her speaker series at the PC Hospital on mindfulness and her new book, A Kid's User Guide to A Human Life:  An Open Heart.

Then, Sam Plumb of Utah Naloxone who talks about addiction, opiate overdose, and this rescue drug that can give a second chance.

Finally, Pulitzer Prize finalist, Alan Schwarz, and his new book, ADHD Nation:  Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic.  

 

Park City Film Studios

Third District Court Judge Kara Petit Tuesday heard a variety of legal  motions and oral arguments involving the Park City Film Studios fight. Behind the details - involving case law, competing motions and disputes over history - there are two competing narratives from movie studio developer Greg Ericksen and financier Gary Crandall. Each party is saying that he was taken advantage of by the other. Rick Brough has more.

It's All About the Bats - Or Is It?

Sep 21, 2016
wildlife.utah.gov

Utah public health officials have warned the public to avoid exposure to rabies by steering clear of these night-flying mammals, saying that 10 percent of the 70 bats they’ve tested – tested positive for the virus.

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