Parkites Say, "Yes" to More Open Space

Mar 12, 2017

The election is over and Parkites have once again said yes to open space – agreeing to tax themselves for another $25 million if  Park City can purchase Bonanza Flat.  KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more.

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The new movie, "Get Out," is a horror flick but  it's also fun - and to boot, has a healthy dose of social commentary. Rick Brough has this week's Friday Film Review.

Film Roundtable - March 11, 2017

Mar 11, 2017

Oscar Edition!

KPCW's band of intrepid reviewers take on the 2017 Academy Awards - the winners, the losers, and the mess-ups.

Cool Science Radio - March 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017

 John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek speak with freelance writer Samanth Subramanian who writes in Wired Magazine this month about some of the origins of fake news, in Veles, Macedonia.


Then, have you ever solved a Rubik's Cube?  Have you ever solved it in less than 30 seconds?  That little cube that was invented in Hungary in 1974, by a guy who put it together with wood blocks, rubber bands and paper clips. We speak with journalist and storyteller, Ian Sheffler, about his book, "Cracking the Cube."  


The Morning Mix -March 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017

First guests on the program, the Park City Band, Downright Citizens.   The band consists of Elliot Goldman, Lucas Johnson and Jaime Jespersen. Guest number two is Scott Iwasaki who is the Park Record Scene Editor. 

Local News Hour - March 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017

On today’s program MARC Recreation Manager Karen Yokum talks about a few new programs being offered. Park City Parking & Fleet Supervisor Kensie Coulson , Parking Consultant Julie Dixon and Historic Park City Alliance Exec Director Michael Barille discuss the new paid parking program that rolls out June 1st. Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and Utah Open Lands Director Wendy Fisher review last night's meeting in which the council approved a second non-refundable $1.5 million payment to purchase Bonanza Flat.

On Wednesday, the Utah Legislature passed HB 155 which lowers the legal Blood Alcohol Content, or BAC,  from .08  to .05. The law will take effect December 30th 2018.  It will make Utah the only state in the country with this low of a limit.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Local News Hour - March 9, 2017

Mar 9, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong discusses items from yesterday’s meeting Park City Planning Commissioner Chair Adam Strachan discusses last night's meeting. The two big issues were Treasure and the Yard.


On Saturday, March 4, a group of customers at Java Cow got into an argument with some Hispanic employees.   The customers were upset at how an American flag was displayed in the store.  One employee says he was physically assaulted.  

The Mountain Life - March 8, 2017

Mar 9, 2017

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney, in their monthly segment about art and culture in the community, speak with Hadley Dynak and Julie Hopkins about how art and culture shapes the appeal of the town.  

Then, they talk about the North American Handmade Bicycle Show taking place March 10-12 at the Salt Lake Convention Center.

Finally, Freiderike Fabritius, who reveals her research in her book, "The Leading Brain: Powerful Science Based Strategies for Achieving Peak Performance."