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

11 hours ago

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

11 hours ago

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.

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for the council meeting . Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews Wednesday's planning commission meeting. Recycle Utah director Insa Riepen is in with her final monthly update. Her successor was named at yesterday’s board meeting and Kathleen Pitcher Tobey talks about The Conversation Project event scheduled for March 22nd at the Park City Hospital.

School Bond Amount Still Not Final

Mar 20, 2017

The Park City Board of Education continues to evaluate how much bond money they’ll  need to expand the High School, build a 5/6 middle school and acquire property for a future school site.  Carolyn Murray has more:

School Board To Decide on High School Expansion Plan

Mar 20, 2017

The two final Park City High School expansion options each plan for a capacity of 2000 students.  Based on the district growth projections, it should last at least ten years.  A decision item to choose which expansion option is on the School Board Agenda for Tuesday at 4 pm.

Mountain Money - March 20,2017

Mar 20, 2017

Alex Butwinski  co-hosts with Larry Warren this morning, first speaking with Professor Thomas Shapiro of Brandeis University, author of the new book “Toxic Inequality—How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide and Threatens Our Future.”

Then the subject changes to food and drink, with Jim Santangelo, a partner in Trio Restaurants in Salt Lake, who is about to open a third Trio location in the old Ruby Tuesday’s restaurant building near the Tanger Outlets, across from the new Whole Foods location.

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