If you've ever sat in traffic in either Little or Big Cottonwood Canyons during the ski season, you know about substantial traffic congestion. NOw the newly formed Wasatch Summit aims to solve that problem as well as tackle transportation issues along the Wasatch. The Park City Council just approved $100,000 to be part of the effort. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney first talk to Scott Kelly of Rebound Health and Performance Center about gluten sensitivity. Then, Andy Dammon, Director of resort activities, Compass outdoor program at Montage. Finally, Hienrich Deters, trails coordinator and Bob Kohler, special events Park City Chamber, tell about the Tour of Utah coming through Park City this weekend.
Two of the six candidates running for Park City council don't appear to be very interested in the race. Neither Lisa Wilson nor Bill McKenna have showed up for an on-air interview with KPCW - nor have they returned repeated email and phone call requests. As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, city taxpayers will still pick up the costs to hold a primary that maybe didn't need to happen.
Today, Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak talk about a number of stories in the news, all fossil related. In the second half, a discussion on how a healthy wolf population makes for thinner elk herds which allow more berries to grow which results in happy bears.
After it was announced earlier this year that Vail Resorts would be operating Canyons Resort. Vail representatives said they would also take over in the legal fight between Talisker and the Park City Mountain Resort.
Despite those assertions, Talisker was represented in a court hearing Tuesday, July 31, by its long-time counsel, John Lund, who said he will continue to handle the case.
But some questions remain, though, about just who the clients are now, behind the legal dispute. Rick Brough has more.
The clock is ticking for Park City to meet the safe drinking water standards for antimony-laced water coming out of the Judge Mine Tunnel. But after the bids for a project to transport the water down to the Quinn's Water Treatment Plant came back $5 million more than budgeted, the city is reworking the project. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.