Project For Deeper Understanding: DACA, Part 2

Nov 17, 2017

The Park City Area Project for Deeper Understanding hosted a forum Thursday, November 16, on DACA, which stands for Deferred Action on Child Arrivals.  The Trump administration recently rescinded the act, which gave protections to undocumented immigrants who arrived in America as children.  Lynn Ware Peek moderated the discussion.  

 

Project For Deeper Understanding: DACA, Part 1

Nov 17, 2017
KPCW

The Park City Area Project for Deeper Understanding hosted a forum Thursday, November 16, on DACA, which stands for Deferred Action on Child Arrivals.  The Trump administration recently rescinded the act, which gave protections to undocumented immigrants who arrived in America as children.  Lynn Ware Peek moderated the discussion.  

Cool Science Radio - November 16, 2017

Nov 17, 2017

John and Lynn go into the science of the most common but most mysterious procedure in medicine.  For many of the 40 million Americans who undergo anesthesia each year, it is the source of great fear and fascination. Cool Science Radio speaks with Dr. Henry Jay Przybylo who has written a book called Counting Backwards: A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia.   Then the October edition of Scientific American published an article called Journey into Gunland.  According to the article, More firearms do not keep people safe, hard numbers show.

Local News Hour - November 16, 2017

Nov 17, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chuck Klingenstein has an update from Tuesday’s meeting. President and CEO of Ski Utah Nathan Rafferty with an update on his annual Ski Season opening press conference held on Tuesday. Manicurist and now Author, Carly Bennett Stenmark talks about her new book, More Than a Manicure: The Nail Files and her upcoming book signing on Saturday.

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Utah ski resorts are ready for the upcoming season -- they just need now to be patient as temperatures drop and the snow begins to fall. When it does, the state could be looking at a third and unprecedented record-breaking season. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Local organizers involved with the Georgetown University Energy Contest are chagrined that there is no cash prize at the end of the rainbow. But they think the effort was still worthwhile in the long run, since it has fostered activities and education in Park City and Summit County that focus on energy efficiency and reduction. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council voted in favor of a horse-boarding business near Old Ranch Road and upheld the approval the facility got from Snyderville Planning Commission two months ago. The council's vote turned down an appeal filed by a group of neighbors. Rick Brough has more.

Many residents know Tom Fisher as the Summit County Manager, but the Utah National Guard knows him as Brigadier General Fisher. As Rick Brough reports, Fisher briefly discussed his dual role during his weekly KPCW interview.

Members of the Snyderville Planning Commission said they still have issue with the plan by Mountainlands Housing Trust to place affordable housing in Silver Creek Village. Their concerns are that the units are too segregated, but told Mountainlands director Scott Loomis that they want to work on a compromise. They said it's up to Loomis to pursue that route -- or to ask for an amendment to the Development Approval for the Village. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council heard, again, from a Jeremy Ranch resident who says his group strongly opposes a noise-buffering wall along Interstate 80. In response, the Council is considering putting the item on the agenda for a special meeting they're having on Monday. Rick Brough has more.

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