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We're Heading into the final quarter of the $5,000,000 Georgetown University Energy Challenge.  Right now, Summit County is in fourth place and Summit Community Power Works Program Director, Mary Christa Smith is hoping to encourage the community to fully engage in the final push  over the next three months.

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KPCW debuted a new public affairs show, Utah Politics Now  last Thursday. The guests of the first show, which will air through November 10th, were the candidates for Utah House District 54, Republic Tim Quinn and Democrat Rudi Kohler.

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This year's featured guest for the Friends of the Park City Library Author Luncheon is Lily Nakai Havey. Bobbi Pyron says she has written a stunning memoir, Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp.

The first guest on the program is Sarina Jepsen of the Xerces Society  who discusses the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee and a proposal to list the bee on the Endangered Species List.  The second guest is Brian McInerney of the National Weather Service.  He discusses why this past summer was so hot and dry.  

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher to discuss the agenda for Wednesday's meeting which includes a review of the Canyons employee housing need analysis.  Fisher also has news about Thursday’s Fair Open House and plans for the Cline Dahle parcel in lower Jeremy. Park City planning director Bruce Erickson and Community Development Director Anne Laurent review Wednesday’s planning commission agenda with a number of proposed Land Management Code changes on the agenda.

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More than 400 tourism industry leaders will descend on the Heber Valley this week.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has a preview:

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“Chasing the Dragon” is a 45 minute documentary about opioid abuse produced by the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.  The people who made the film say every parent should see it.   A free screening is Tuesday, September 27, 6pm at the Eccles Center.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more.

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to  Summit County planners about tomorrow’s Snyderville Basin Planning Commission meeting. The Founder of the Strategic News Service and Future in Review Conference Mark Anderson talks about the technology conference that moved to Utah last year.

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Doug and Larry’s first guest, Bart Raeymaekers, PhD, Associate Professor University of Utah, Department of Mechanical Engineering talks about the Utah Manufacturing Extension Partnership to help local companies spur innovation and prevent Utah jobs from being moved off shore.  The second guest is Whitney Kozlowski, whose Beau Collective is a concierge approach to fitness, happy hours and life in general.  Then Traci  Prothro, owner of Prothro Gallery talks about the gallery business and her new gallery on Main Street.

When household hazardous waste is thrown in the garbage, toxic chemicals can seep into groundwater. To keep Summit County water clean, bring your hazardous waste to Recycle Utah’s next collection event on October 8 at the Canyons parking lot. For more info, contact Recycle Utah, your community nonprofit recycling center, at 435-649-9698 or visit www.recycleutah.org.

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