The Mountain Life - July 19, 2017

Jul 19, 2017

Lynn Ware Peek and Dave Cushing host the monthly art and culture segment with Hadley Dynak of the Park City Summit County Arts Council, then; Luke Cartin and Celia Peterson talk about the national movement called Climate Reality Project and air quality.Then, physical therapists Marlene Hatch and Kathleen Baker talk about helping athletes return to sport quickly and safely after an injury with effective post-rehab training, bridging the gap between PT and returning to their sport.

Local News Hour - July 19, 2017

Jul 19, 2017

Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan and District Communications Director Molly Miller in to talk about their meeting last night. Then Park City Manager Diane Foster and Transportation Planning Manager Alfred Knotts will be in to discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting followed by Kara Cody with the Sundance Institute and Park City Environmental Sustainability Manager Luke Cartin. They’re going to talk about Friday's screening of Chasing Coral and the sustainability discussion that happens before the film starts.

It’s always newsworthy when Utah’s Mountains experience a snow year like 2017.  Even with the above average snow pack and potential of flooding, mother-nature offered up some unique conditions that filled northern Utah reservoirs.  Carolyn Murray has this update.

First up on the program is Brian McInerney, Senior Hydrologist with the Naitonal Weather Service.  Brian gives us a summary of the spring melt, our record warm July and the perils of flash flooding. Then, Michelle Dehaan and Clint McAfee from PCMC join Chris and Nell to discuss the city’s annual water quality consumer confidence report. 

Local News Hour - July 18, 2017

Jul 18, 2017

Summit County manager Tom Fisher will be in to discuss the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Richard Woodruff with the American Red Cross will be in to talk about the severe blood shortage and the many blood drives scheduled for the KPCW listening area. Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra along with Park City Mountain resort Chef Alex Malmborg are going to talk about their 100 Mile Meal fund raising event. Rounding up the hour we have Park City Nordic Ski Club Coach Alan Alborn to talk about the Fly Girls - Park City's future ski jumpers. 

New Utah Political Party Takes a More Centrist Position

Jul 17, 2017
Salt Lake Tribune

The United Utah Party is a new political party that has the son of former senator Bob Bennet, throwing his hat in the ring for the district 3 congressional seat.  Wasatch County is part of that district.    Carolyn Murray has more on this political development.

In January, Governor Gary Herbert challenged the private and public sectors to create 25,000 jobs within Utah's 25 rural counties. The launch of the 25k Jobs Tour comes to Summit County this week. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Local banker, community servant, and two-time cancer survivor Becky Kearns was honored last week as this year's Myles Rademan Spirit of Hospitality Award, where a number of friends and colleagues gathered to thank her for her can-do attitude. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City School District

Park City Board of Education meets in a special regular session on Tuesday at 4 o’clock.  Top on the agenda  is making a decision on the hiring of a new Trailside Elementary Principal.  They’re also hoping to finalize a schedule for a “listening tour” to gather public input on the proposed capital school bond.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Mountain Money - July 17, 2017

Jul 17, 2017

Renai and Doug’s guests on Mountain Money today included Val Hale, Executive Director, Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Theresa Foxley, CEO Economic Development Corporation of Utah and Park City Chamber President and CEO, Bill Malone.

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