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2:48 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

This Green Earth - July 15, 2014

Nell and Chris were joined on today's show by Sarah Wright, Executive Director of Utah Clean Energy, an environmental advocacy group which promotes education and awareness in the areas of energy efficiency and renewable energy. Later in the show, they covered some additional environmental news items, including how much electricity your cable box actually consumes and many people it actually takes to install an oil pipeline (hint; it's way less than a thousand).

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Summit County Council
1:45 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

County Council's Agenda Includes Animal Control Discussion

The Summit County Council meets on several topics in their regular session Wednesday. One major item will be the county's Animal Control Regulations. Rick Brough has more.

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Canyons Golf Course
1:38 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Canyons Golf Course Opens September 30th With Questions

The Canyons Resort Golf Course is still scheduled to be finished by September 30th. But a couple of questions remain. Rick Brough has more.

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PC VS Vail
1:37 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Hilder Gives A Mediation Update

Everyone's wondering in the next month if a court-ordered mediation will solve the legal conflict between Talisker and the Park City Mountain Resort.

In any event, it's a tool commonly used today, according to retired Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder, who's now a professional mediator. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
1:33 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Multicultural Meeting Update

The first satellite meeting of the state's Multicultural Commission met Tuesday at the Christian Center, with leaders from each of the minorities communities in the state. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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EPA Talks
12:26 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Tailings In Silver Creek Could Take A Decade To Clean

Summit County Manager Bob Jasper, along with Council members Roger Armstrong and Chris Robinson, made a trip to Denver Monday to talk with the Environmental Protection Agency about their plan to clean up the old mine tailings in the corridor of Lower Silver Creek. Rick Brough has more.

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AG Arrests
12:19 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Two Utah AGs Arrested

Mark Shurtleff, left, and John Swallow
Credit Salt Lake County Jail

After more than a year and a half of investigation, Utah's two former attorneys general have been arrested as part of a bribery investigation. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Nonprofit Event
12:01 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Meet The Frogs During Pond Walk

Screenshot of the tadpoles feeding.
Credit Utah Frogs & Toads facebook page

The Swaner EcoCenter is hosting a pond walk tonight. Rick Brough has more.

Columbia Spotted Frog Wetland Pond Walk

  • Wednesday, July 16th
  • 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Space is very limited, register to ensure your spot at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

Video of the tadpoles feeding:

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Book Review
11:56 am
Tue July 15, 2014

July Book Review - The Emerald Mile

Kevin Fedarko's book The Emerald Mile is a rollicking white water rollercoaster tale of the epic Grand Canyon Flood of 1983 and the engineers and river runners who tried to tame it. Matt Lindon has this month's KPCW Book Review.

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State & Regional
1:55 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Mountain Money - July 14, 2014

This episode of Mountain Money has a little something for every one, beginning with a segment with author Karan Girotra talking about his book The Risk Driven Business Model. Dave Elvenholl joined the show to talk about Park City Pet Resort and Jared and Trish McMillen helped wrap things up with details about their new gallery location.

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