With two school board seats up for grabs in the coming elections and the filling window now closed - four candidates are vying for the District 5 seat. One of those is Julia Nirula. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Although a lot was made early on in this year's legislative session about cleaning up Utah's dirty air, many of the proposals to do that didn't make it through the process. Still, as KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, a handful of them did and will help make a difference.
Upcoming shows at the Egyptain Theatre, like the Follies, may just be "3.2 beer" events, and won't include wine - unless Egyptian Manager Randy Barton successfully pleads his case at a Tuesday morning meeting of the Utah Liquor Commission.
Barton, who is also a KPCW host, says the Commission and the State Division of Alcohol Beverage Control have shifted direction and won't allow the Theater a single-event wine or spirits permit. Rick Brough has more.
The race for Utah's House District One includes some independent-party candidates running against incumbent Rob Bishop and two Democrats. One of the independents is Park City-based attorney Dwayne Vance. Rick Brough has more.
This week, hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells start their show off by exploring the Banking on Women program from GE Capital with Kathy Ricci, executive director of the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund. Then Mountain Money showcases a local businesswoman: Judi Durboraw the local marketing director for Freebirds World Burrito, which just opened in Kimball Junction. The show finishes with Donna Milakovic, Vice President at the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Jennifer Lynn Stone, founder of Fandancy and student in the Young Entrepreneur Academy. They'll talk about the YEA!
A former Heber Light & Power employee has been arrested on a second degree felony for allegedly charging more than $100,000 on the company's credit card.
The Wasatch Wave is reporting that 54-year-old Anthony L. Furness of Heber City used a company credit card to pay for personal expenses between 2010 and 2013. Citing court documents from the Attorney General's office, Furness was the company's chief financial officer between 2006 and 2013. He allegedly concealed the personal charges by submitting expense account statements and claiming the charges were business related.
Spotlighting World Oral Health Day, which was celebrated this past week, we include a hilarious tale by Bil Lepp, an internationally-known storyteller and humorist. Bil is a FIVE time winner of the West Virginia's Liars' Contest. You will enjoy this outrageous tale called, "I Love My Dentist". Ed Stivender will also share his tongue in cheek tale, "Peanut Butter".