With the Park City library expansion scheduled to start next February, the City Council this week will decide what kind of library service to provide to residents during construction. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
John Wells welcomes guest host Beth Fratkin. Their first guest is Randall Woods, author of "Shadow Warrior: Williams Egan Colby and the CIA". Then, author Anita Raghaven, "The Billionaire's Apprentice: The Rise of the Indian-American Elite and the Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund.
Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney find out the benefits of human ordinariness, especially as a antidote to the culture of overachievement, with David McRaney, author of You Are Now Less Dumb. Next, they'll travel with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Philip Caputo, whose new book just came out: The Longest Road: Overland in Search of Americas, from Key West to the Arctic Circle.
Did you ever wonder why a siren goes off in Old Town every night?
This is Diane Foster, with your weekly Park City History Bit.
Lots of locals have their own theories why the siren goes off every night – from calling home miners from the bordellos and bars to checking that everyone made it out of the mines alive. The truth, however, is more practical and nostalgic.