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12:57 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Fun Friday - April 18, 2014

Easter chocolate, Easter Tulips and Easter fun. Our guests include Britnee Johnson from Thanksgiving Point who says that the 10th Annual Tulip Festival is now open. Then Paulmichael Maxfield with the Natural History Museum of Utah, and Scott Querry from Solstice Chocolate team up for a sweet display at the museum the "Chocolate Exhibit".

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Resort Battle
4:28 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Letter Shows Intent To Run PCMR If Vail Wins

The CEO of Vail Resorts, Rob Katz, has sent a letter to his counterpart, John Cumming, the head of Powdr Corp, saying that if - or when - Powdr loses the lease for more than 3,000 acres of its ski mountain, it's not realistic to insist that Park City Mountain Resort will continue to operate the ski area. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Technology
1:36 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Cool Science Radio April 17, 2014

Lynn and guest host Tim talk to Simon Head, author of "Mindless: Why Smarter Machines are Making Dumber Humans", arguing that systems have come to trump human expertise .Then, Brent Andersen, Founder of the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, which opened its new facilities in Draper. It's the 9th largest aquarium in the nation.

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Local Faces
1:32 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Bowman Honored For Solar Power Program

Kate Bowman, right, being awarded the "Catalyst Award" for her leadership and service to advance solar in Utah last fall as an Americorps volunteer.
Credit Utah Clean Energy Facebook page

The White House is scheduled to honor a leader of a Utah nonprofit for her work promoting solar power. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Community Golf
1:20 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Park City Golf Course Opens Up Soon

The Park City Golf Club officially opens April 18 and after a relatively mild winter, the golf course is looking groomed and ready for another season. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Arts & Culture
1:15 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Peter Yarrow Performing At Egyptian This Weekend

An icon of folk music is playing the Egyptian Theatre on Friday, April 18th and Saturday, the 19th. Peter Yarow says his show will be a combination of a concert, party, peace march, and reminiscence. Rick Brough has more.

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Great Utah Shake Out
12:25 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Shake Out Aims To Shake Up Emergency Planning

The Great Utah Shake Out took place Thursday morning, but its "aftershock" will hopefully be felt in Utah to encourage residents to prepare for a potential emergency. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Watershed Concerns
12:22 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Water Conservancy Districts Wants To Ensure Water Safety From Pipeline

Some major water suppliers on the Wasatch, including the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, are concerned the proposed Tesoro oil pipeline could pose catastrophic risks, since the line will be routed along river corridors like the Weber River.

Scott Paxman, assistant general manager of the Weber District, is convinced the pipeline will happen; they just have to make sure the line is as safe as possible. Rick Brough has more.

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Fire Prevention
9:50 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Volunteers Sought For Tree Project

Local volunteers are invited to help local forester Jason Barto and some elite firefighters with a tree maintenance project in South Summit Friday. Rick Brough has more.

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Rotary Speaker
9:49 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Newspapers Losing The 'Paper' Part

Terry Orme, Editor and Publisher of the Salt Lake Tribune
Credit Salt Lake Tribune

If there's one word to sum up the future of the Salt Lake Tribune and the newspaper industry, it would be "unknown", according to Terry Orme, editor and publisher of the paper.

But speaking at Tuesday's Park City Rotary Club luncheon, Orme said it's likely that the future Tribune will be primarily an online news source. Rick Brough has more.

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