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  John and Christie’s first guest is Mike Rogers who performs live, in studio. The second guest on the program is Scott Thompson from OP Rockwell. Guest number three is Richie Furay of Buffalo Springfield and Poco who is performing this week at the Egyptian Theater. 

 

We are  talking traffic and taxes with Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and 

  Summit County Council Chairman Roger Armstrong.     After a joint meeting last night, the city council and county council decided to look at  two new taxes to help finance transportation improvements in the Park City area.   That’s at 8:15.

  On today’s program, John and Lynn speak with Christopher Gonzales of Knack, a programmatic advertising platform that pairs brands with individual social media influencers to create and promote targeted user generated advertisements on social media. The second guest on the program is Winifred Gallagher, author of How the Post Office Created America: A History. Winifred Gallagher presents the history of the post office as America’s own story, told from a fresh perspective over more than two centuries.

David McChesney

What was flying through the sky Wednesday night? Many people thought it was a meteor shower, but it was actually parts of a Chinese rocket re-entering the atmosphere.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Local News Hour - July 27, 2016

Jul 28, 2016

  - Synderville Basin Planning Commissioner Colin DeFord talks about what happened in Tuesday night’s meeting where they discussed helicopters landing in the basin.  Also, he tells us what the commission
discussed in regards to the proposed Woodward Gorgoza indoor sports facility.  
-Then, good news for the People’s Health Clinic at Quinn’s junction, which serves the uninsured residents of Summit and Wasatch Counties.  They just got a big donation that will help them expand their clinic hours.  Executive Director Beth Armstrong will tell us more.

  Today Tim and Lynn speak with a longtime local who has recently become transgender, Kami.   What is it like to live in the wrong body for 62 years and what gets you to the point where it feels more free to make the change than to face the challenges that will line the road ahead? 

  Then, a conversation about the practice of egoscue.  The second guest on the program is Kyra Wong, owner and founder of Pain Free Studio in Park City.  Where in your body are you strong, weak, compensating, stagnant and how is that creating imbalance in your body, or pain, or inefficiencies. 

This Green Earth - July 26, 2016

Jul 26, 2016

  Republic Services recently signed a contract with the county to continue solid waste pickup in Park City and Summit County.  Joining Chris and Nell in the first part of the program  to discuss the contract is Reece DeMille, Manager of Municipal Services and Government affairs – Northern Utah – for Republic. Then in the second part of the program they speak with Katie Bernhard, a Park City resident who just returned from a year’s stay in Rwanda where she provided environmental education and management services to a local town.

Marianne Cone

Does Park City have a parking problem with RVs, boats and trailers?  Several residents have been fined for keeping their recreation vehicles on their property in the same place they have for years.  So why are they getting fined now?  KPCW’s Renai Bodley explains.

Skateboard Series

Jul 22, 2016
courtesy Park City Recreation

PC Recreation presents the 2016 Skateboard Series, on July 30 at 11 a.m. at the Park City Skate Park. Don’t miss this fun opportunity for friendly competition against other local skaters. Divisions include Beginner Street, Girls Street, Intermediate Street, Advanced Street, Beginner Bowl and Open Bowl. Pre-register at the PC MARC for $10 or $15 day of at 10 a.m. Space is limited. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org. 

The Park City School District's long-time associate superintendent of student services, Tom Van Gorder, is leaving his job and it's costing the district more than $200,000 in severance pay.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more:

  

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