Summit and Wasatch County farmers are eligible for disaster assistance as the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated the county as a primary natural disaster area due to recent drought. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
The Olympic Ice Oval at Kearns is embarking on a major Green venture. The Olympic Legacy Foundation announced this week that it's groundbreaking on a large solar array at the oval. Rick Brough has more.
Thursday, July 24th is Pioneer Day as the state of Utah commemorates the arrival of the Mormon settlers in the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. However, the origins of Park City, as a mining town, didn't come until nearly 20 years later, according to Park City Museum director Sandra Morrison. Rick Brough has more.
The Snyderville Planning Commission Tuesday night was introduced to the Silver Creek Village Center, a project that when built out will have a population larger than Coalville. The planners are charged with reviewing the proposed Development Agreement for the project. Rick Brough has more.
In the first segment of today's show, Nicky DeFord with Vail Resorts joined Chris and Nell to talk about Vail's ongoing efforts in environmental sustainability. In the second segment, Stephanie Dolmat-Connell of the University of Utah and Lisa Yoder of Summit County joined the show to talk about the University's "Community Solar" program. Finally, Nell and Chris share why it's a bad idea to leave your car running, unattended, with the air conditioner on, just to keep your dog cool.
Starting in 2015, the 8 year 1.8 billion dollar rebuild of the Salt Lake City International Airport will begin. While the impacts are imminent, airport executives hope to keep using the airport as hassle free as possible. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
The managers for the Snyderville Recreation District are busy with several items. Among those, they're looking at what trails might be appropriate for electric bikes, and for off-leash dogs. Rick Brough has more.
Kamas is preparing for a landmark, in terms of their history of hosting special events. On August 8th, they will be hosting the Tour of Utah, which will have the Fifth Stage of the race winding up in Kamas. Rick Brough has more.
The Snyderville Planning Commission meets in regular session Tuesday night, at the Richins Service Building. The group's major item is an update they will get on what is maybe the biggest approved, but still unbuilt, project in the Basin. Rick Brough has more.