City Council Approves Issuance of Open Space Bond

Mar 17, 2017

The Park City Council unanimously approved the sale and issuance of the 25 million dollar bond to purchase the Bonanza Flat 1400 acre open space parcel in Wasatch County.  Carolyn Murray has more:

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The big guy, King Kong, is back in a new film. But there's also a dose of Apocalypse Now. Mark Harrington has this week's Friday Film Review.

On Today’s show, JW and Christie welcome Tom Bennett – a one man band – who performs live, in studio.  In the second segment of the program Terrance Simien – who is performing at the Egyptian Theatre this weekend – drops by and plays a couple of numbers .  And finally it’s an Irish Trivia Game to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

Park City Chamber Bureau Director Bill Malone discusses the results of this year's legislative session and his view of how it could affect tourism. Park City Council member Andy Beerman and Utah Open Lands Executive Director Wendy Fisher discuss the Bonanza Flat open space purchase with an update on Salt Lake Public Utilities financial contribution to the Bonanza Flat open space acquisition. PCSD Associate Superintendent of Teaching, Learning and Technology Kathy Einhorn discusses Tuesday’s free Lunch and Learn on Student Testing.

There will be a rally Friday, March 17, at noon at the Utah State Capitol to protest House Bill 155.  That's the bill the legislature just passed that lowers the drunk driving blood alcohol content limit for drivers to .05 from .08.  Governor Herbert has not signed the bill yet.  And a big effort is underway to keep him from doing so.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

The community is invited to attend the annual Park City Leadership lecture on Monday evening from 7 to 9 at the Santy Auditorium.  The guest speaker, David Pottruck is a part time resident of Park City. He’s an author and former CEO of Charles Schwab. Carolyn Murray has more on the event.

Cool Science Radio - March 16, 2017

Mar 16, 2017

John and Lynn’s  first guests this morning are Eric Miller, CEO and Dana Kunz, Chief Operating Officer for Avi-on a company that designs and builds simple blue-tooth controls for home automation. Once headquartered in California, Avi-on has moved to Park City. . The 2nd guest this morning is Dr. Michael Osterholm who has written Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs.

Local News Hour - March 16, 2017

Mar 16, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Kim Carson reviews Wednesday’s County Council meeting.  The former Managing Director for Sundance Institute Sarah Pearce is joined by the woman stepping in her stead, Betsy Wallace to talk about the future for Pearce and Wallace’s contributions to future Sundance Film Festivals.

The Park City High School Ethics Team won the state and regional competition and is now headed to the National Championships at the University of North Carolina. Carolyn Murray talked with the coach and has this:

Park City High School Senior Drowns in Family Hot Tub

Mar 15, 2017

Park City High School senior, Ryan James Mitchell passed away unexpectedly on Sunday.   He was found unresponsive in the family’s hot tub after complaining of a sore back.  Carolyn Murray has this:  

Ryan's family is holding a celebration of his life at the Eccles Center on Sunday, March 19 th from 2 to 5 pm.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Ryan's honor to the Park City High School Community Scholarship Program, 1750 Kearns Blvd, Park City Utah 85060.

 

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