The 1936 Olympic Games were legendary. Add to the history this true story of an American team that overcame incredible odds to compete in an epic race. Amy Mills has this month's book review of The Boys in the Boat.
Nell and Chris first talk about population growth with David Paxson, President of World Population Balance. Although the planet is on it's way to 8 billion people, recent efforts in the areas of education, health care and technology are beginning to slow the rate of growth. Then in the second part of the show they discuss the fact that, despite all the news coverage, more of the continental U.S. experienced record warmth than record cold during the month of February.
Former Salt Lake City Mayor and women’s ski jumping pioneer and Park City resident Deedee Corradini died Sunday following a short battle with cancer.
Deedee Corradini served as the mayor of Salt Lake City from 1992 to 2000. She was the only female to serve as Mayor of Salt Lake. Corradini was a pivotal force in the Olympic bid to bring the Olympics to Salt Lake in 2002. Corradini played a vital role in the successful organization of the Games and was a key face of the Utah Olympics. More recently, Corradini led the charge to bring women’s ski jumping to the Olympic Games.
Film Reviewers Linda Jager, Barb Bretz and Mark Harrington join KPCW Film Guru Rick Brough for another edition of the Film Roundtable. This time they tackle the highs and lows of the 2015 Oscars from last weekend.
In this edition of This Green Earth Chris and Nell speak with Summit County Sustainability Coordinator Lisa Yoder. Then it's highlights from the news..Clean Air, Beekeepers at airports and the Keystone XL Pipeline.
In this edition of Mountain Money Larry and Doug speak with Tim Leberecht, author of The Business Romantic: Give Everything, Quantify Nothing, and Create Something Greater Than Yourself. Then it's Mason Wooley, CEO Product Development, Linqhome.
The Read Across America Read-athon is coming up this Monday. The organizers at the Park City Education Foundation are still seeking volunteers to read to elementary students. KPCW's Rick Brough has more.
Although County Council member Roger Armstrong was a skeptic of the Mountain Accord process, he thinks the trip he made to view Switzerland's transit systems, sponsored by the Accord, was worth it. KPCW's Rick Brough has more.