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On today’s show, hosts Nell Larson, Katie Noble and Nicole DiMauro talk with Sean Gray, Senior Analyst for the Environmental Working Group. We’ll learn about the best – and worst – sunscreens for you and the environment, as well as what to watch out for when purchasing your sunscreen this summer. During the second half of the show, Anthony Swift, Energy Analyst with the International Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council, discusses the current status and the repercussions of the early July oil spill that took place on the Yellowstone River in Montana.
It’s the heart of the summer road construction season. In the Summit County area bridge replacements and other projects will impact traffic. KPCW’s Linda Gorton has this update.
Greeting each other is something we do everyday, and many times everyday. But is there something slightly uncomfortable about it? In our continuing series, Tales from the Wasatch Back, Lynn Ware Peek reflects on the simple greeting.
A cougar and a Wanship man traded swipes over the weekend. Now wildlife officials are trying to track down the big cat. KPCW’s Linda Gorton has more….
Today’s hosts, Pam Wylie and Barbara Peters, first talk with Bonita Vanderkooi, state Farm Agent and a volunteer dj at KPCW, who answers questions about insurance. Top question: Is your house over-insured. During the Business Profile, Pam Wylie profiles Silverado. Next, Alan Powell, owner of Peak Transportation, tells us what he has learned as an entrepreneur. Our final guest in the studio is Jay Franks, producer of the rock musical, Rock Of Ages. Jay talks about his background, what led him to producing and where he is going next.
State governments redraw political boundaries every ten years based on results form the latest census. Using the 2010 census the Utah State Legislature will re-draw boundaries for the U.S. House of Representatives, the Utah State House of Representatives, the Utah State Senate and the State Board of Education. On Thursday District 53 Representative Mel Brown [...]
Friday was the last day to file to run for a seat on the Park City Council. As of Friday morning 4 candidates had filed for three seats, Incumbent Liza Simpson, School Board Member Anne Bransford, Local Businessman Andy Beerman and former planning commissioner Dick Peek who is already sitting on the council after being [...]
Powdr Corp. based here in Park City is diversifying. The company recently acquired the majority shares of the action sports camps – Camp Woodward. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.
Linda Gorton and Leslie Thatcher interviewed Utah Republican Mel Brown (53rd District) about redistricting. Representative Brown is on the Redistricting Committee. The discussion on redistricting continued with Glenn Wright, Chair of the Summit County Utah Democratic Party, and Henry Glasheen, Chair of the Summit County Utah Republican Party. Finishing the discussion of redistricting was Salt Lake Tribune columnist, Paul Rolly. Finally, Parkite Greg Spenser, Sr., and his son, Greg Spencer, Jr., told about the Paradigm Project, their project to bring efficient wood-burning stoves to East Africa.
Let’s face it, we are distracted most of the time. We are also fervent multi-taskers. In our continuing series, Tales From The Wasatch Back, Lynn Ware Peek takes a look at those who purposely distract and multi-task by wearing those two little things you push into your ears.