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The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development has named a Park City resident as Chairman of the Incentives Committee. The office was established to promote business and tourism growth in Utah.  Carolyn Murray has more on the announcement.

The Mountain Life - June 28, 2017

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On today's segment Lynn Ware Peek and Graham Anthony speak with Dr. Anna Yusim who speaks and writes on the blending of science with self-actuality and spiritual fulfillment.  Her new book is, "Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life."

Then, Marissa Ross, wine columnist for Bon Apetit magazine and award-winning blogger talks with Lynn and Graham about being a wine writer, how to not be an accidental snob about wine, and other great wine tips in her new book, "Wine. All the Time: A Casual Guide to Confident Drinking."

On today’s program, Snyderville Planning vice-chairwoman Bea Peck recaps the highlights from yesterday’s meeting. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Assistant Manager Matt Dias preview the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including a possible contract with Downtowners which will provide free rides to transit stops with hopes of keeping you out of your car.

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The Kimball Art Center Board of Directors has named Lindsie Smith as its new Executive Director, replacing Robin Marrouche who stepped down earlier this year. 

Lindsie Smith as most recently served as the Associate Director of Clark Planetarium where she managed the day to day operations, mentored staff and served as the organization’s spokesperson.  At the Kimball, she was hired to lead the organization as it continues to inspire and connect the Utah community through art. Her first day will be Monday, July 10, 2017.

Closing the achievement gap between special and general education is a priority for the state board of education.  They’ve been working on a project to close that divide for the past several years and there are some promising results.  Carolyn Murray has this:

John Coequyt, Global Climate Policy Director for the Sierra Club  joins Chris and Nell in the first half of the program to discuss the continued international response to the U.S. pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement.  In the second half, Matt Bishop discusses the impacts behind the DOI’s announcement to remove the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear from the endangered species list .  Matt in an attorney with the Western Environmental Law Center.

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The Coalville City Council voted a preliminary approval on Monday for a proposed development that could add significant density to the county seat. They voted unanimously in favor of a 43-lot project, which the developer says will likely be called Chalk Creek Estates. Rick Brough has more.

Local News Hour - June 27, 2017

Jun 27, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County Economic Development Director Jeff Jones and  Matt Leavitt, reviews the agenda, which includes the draft plans for the Cline Dahle parcel near Jeremy Ranch Elementary School. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson previews tomorrow's planning commission agenda. Becky Unker Utah State Board of Education coordinator of the special education co-teaching program has details on how the co-teaching program is working and Swaner EcoCenter Director Nell Larson details a number of upcoming summer opportunities.

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development has named a Park City resident as Chairman of the Incentives Committee. The office was established to promote business and tourism growth in Utah.  Carolyn Murray has more on the announcement.

Security Is A Consideration With Summer Events

Jun 26, 2017
Snowpark, Deer Valley Outdoor Ampitheater

The outdoor concert season is underway at Deer Valley with a diverse lineup of performances.  Security measures for large gatherings isn’t a new concept here in Park City but the recent attacks in Manchester, England have brought a more intense focus to large gatherings. Carolyn Murray has more:

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