KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher starts a new series of local stories for this winter.
To celebrate Park City Mountain Resort’s 50th anniversary, KPCW created an audio anthology – filled with local stories.
We'll be sharing your yarns about yard sales, anecdotes around America’s Open, features about first chairs or first runs and vignettes about virgin ski trails. If it happened at Park City Mountain Resort over the last 50 years, we've heard – and recorded – it. Starting Friday, December 6 during the morning news with Leslie Thatcher.
Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney talk with Paul Diegel, director of the friends of the Utah Avalanche Center joining us to talk about snow science, scary avalanches and how the forest service employs avalanche forecasters. Then, New York Times bestselling author, Simon Garfield, letter writer extraordinaire, who will talk about a lost art and his new book, "To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing. Finally, Daniel Pink, author of the book, now in paperback, "To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others".
At least one Park City High School student has made a public protest against the new Park City Police Department safety liaison, saying he profiles students based on the way they look and the clothes they wear. But the school district says the officer may just be trying to raise awareness about some clothing brands and other habits of a drug culture that does exist, even at Park City High. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Hundreds were treated to a free cup of coffee this morning as Canyons Resort unveiled a new partnership with Mountain Trails Foundation that could potentially raise tens of thousands of dollars for the non-profit organization.