Professor Emeritus Stephen Kellert joins Nell and Chris in the first half of the show to discuss his book: "Birthright: People and Nature in the Modern World". After that, they discuss some items in the news including record carbon dioxide concentrations in the northern hemisphere.
To delight you today, our spotlight is on Folk Tales from all over the world. Accomplished storyteller Elly Reidy retells "The Scholar and the Bird"; Liz Weir recounts her telling of an iconic Irish tale, "Jack and the Magic Horse", Julie Barnson of the Utah Storytelling Guild shares a folktale from Denmark called "Blockhead Hans".
While Vail may have prevailed over Park City Mountain Resort in a judge's ruling, it doesn't win as the entity that has the community in mind - according to one local business leader. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Third District Court Judge Ryan Harris covered a lot of topics in his 80+ page opinion last week, but a principal finding is that Park City Mountain Resort mistakenly let the lease expire on over 3,000 acres of their ski mountain. How did it happen? The judge's ruling says the answer is still elusive. Rick Brough has more.
The day after Third District Judge Ryan Harris delivered his judgment on nine motions in the PCMR versus Talisker/Vail lawsuit, Park City's Mayor Jack Thomas and City Manager Diane Foster came in to the KPCW studios to sit down with Lynn Ware Peek and discuss how this will affect the town and the area. Their full interview follows.
John and Lynn first talk to Dr. Eric Thacker, Assistant Professor at Utah State University, who studies range management. He explains how how the grazing capacity of any given allotment is determined and how wildlife and cattle get counted. Then, Joseph Finder, author of "Suspicion". Joseph is a New York Times Best Seller and "master of the modern thriller".