Cool Science Radio - May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017

Today on Cool Science Radio, John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek speak with Dave Evans of Stanford University. He’s the co-founder of the Life Design Lab in the Stanford Design Program.  As many college and high school graduates are walking across the stage to receive their diploma they can learn a new technique for designing their lives.

On today’s program, Park City Traffic Consultant Julie Dixon, Park City Parking Manager Kenzie Coulson and Transportation Director  have details on the soon to be implemented Old Town Parking Management Plan. Summit County Council member Chris Robinson has details on yesterday’s meeting. Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chuck Klingenstein discusses Tuesday night’s Park City Planning Commission meeting. Ecker Hill Middle School Student Emma Greally is in to talk about her invention that has been selected by the Leonardo Museum in Salt Lake City.

Marsac Ave. was closed Wednesday night from the roundabout on up to Ontario Ave. due to an accident that took first responders more than four hours to cleanup. KPCW’s Melissa Allison was at the scene and brings us the story.

The Mountain Life - May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017

Tim and Lynn’s first guest is Jamie Meyer of Meyer Education and Family Services.  They will explore how parents can best talk to their kids about mental health. Then, they speak with Brian Richards, Executive Director of Mountain Town Music and Community Conductor of Musical Affairs.

Local News Hour - May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017

Wounded Warrior Chaplain Steve Jensen calls in from the National Ability Center to talk about their week-long retreat in Park City for about 25 veterans. Following Jensen we have Park City Manager Diane Foster to discuss Thursday’s agenda for this week's city council meeting and then  we have UDOT’s Public Information Officer John Gleason to talk about Utah’s 100 deadliest days followed up by the Kimball Art Center's Artistic Director Amy MacDonald, and a guest artist, David Riley, to talk about their Live Drawing Event, “Monster Drawing Rally” on June 1.

Half way into his second term, Park City Council Member Andy Beerman announced Tuesday that he’s going to run for the Mayor’s seat. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more.

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After a lot of deliberation, Park City Mayor Jack Thomas says he won't run for a second term. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

After a nationwide search, the KPCW Board of Directors has selected the new general manager from the ranks of the KPCW news department. Renai Bodley will start her new role as General Manager June 5th. Leslie Thatcher has more.

This Green Earth - May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017

Joining Nell and Chris in the first half of the program to discuss the early response from the single use plastic bag is Luke Cartin, Environmental Manager for Park City Municipal.  He will also share with us some additional environmental activity going on at PMMC including the latest on the Net Zero campaign and how Bonanza Flat might play a role as a carbon sink.

Local News Hour - May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017

On today’s program, KPCW Board President Bob Richer and General Manager Larry Warren  announce the selection of the station’s new GM -  Renai Bodley.Summit County Assistant Manager Anita Lewis and Development Director Pat Putt discuss the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting and Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews tomorrow's planning commission agenda.