Larry and Doug began this episode of Mountain Money with a conversation on toxic work environments with Dr. Merideth Ferguson, an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at Utah State University. The show wrapped up on a much lighter note with John Keahey, author of Hidden Tuscany: Discovering Art, Culture, And Memories in a Well-Known Region's Unknown Places.
The Kimball Arts Festival is August 1-3, and volunteers are needed to cover a minimum of 1 shift of 4 hours. A full list of volunteer job descriptions and a link to the sign-up page are available at parkcitykimballartsfestival.org. Volunteer benefits include a weekend Festival Access Pass, Volunteer Gift Bags and more. For questions, contact Emma at 435-649-8882.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The yearslong fight over laws prohibiting secretly filmed documentation of animal abuse is moving from state legislatures to federal courts as laws in Utah and Idaho face constitutional challenges.
Half of U.S. states have attempted to pass so-called ag-gag laws, but only seven have been successful.
Animal rights groups, free speech activists and others have filed two separate, but similar lawsuits against ag-gag measures in two Western states.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An environmental group is asking the U.S. Forest Service to delay Snowbird Ski Resort's construction of a restaurant atop the 11,000-foot Hidden Peak.
The group Save Our Canyons says Snowbird has made significant changes to the plan since the Forest Service approved the project in 1999 and a new study is needed to review the possible environmental impacts.
The Forest Service says it's considering the request.
Meisha Lawson joined John Wells for another edition of Mountain Summer, including a visit from Greg West of Utah Olympic Park. He dropped by to talk about Western Day on Saturday (7/19). Travis English from Summit County dropped by with Paige Lindsay, Miss Summit County -2013. They talked about the fair coming up in the next few weeks. Laurie Backus, a park ranger at Jordanelle also joined the show to talk about Fire On The Water, also on Saturday (7/19). Meisha and John also gave a rundown of a bunch of other events all over the area this weekend.