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11:55 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Mountain Money - July 28, 2014

Alex Butwinski sat in for Doug Wells on this episode of KPCW's Mountain Money. This episode features a conversation with Joan O'Brien from utahnewspaperproject.org about the ongoing situation at The Salt Lake Tribune. Mickey Grames, Programs Manager for  The Utah Microenterprise Fund joined the show to talk their programs, which are expanding. Lisa Schneider and Scott Loomis then joined the show to talk about the Homeownership 101 workshop coming up on July 30th.

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Breaking News
5:43 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Fire Returns To Rockport Area

The Rockport area in eastern Summit County is hit by fire for a second summer in a row.
Credit Lynn Ware Peek.

Information compiled from on-air reports.

UPDATE 10:30 PM

The Rockport Estates evacuation order has been lifted. Residents can now safely return to their homes.

 As of 8:00 p.m. tonight, the Rockport Estates fire has burned over 120 acres and is 45 percent contained. 

UPDATE 6:30 PM

The structure where the fire is believed to have started has been updated as a yurt, not a single family house.

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State & Regional
3:13 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Mountain Summer - July 25, 2014

It's fresh updates on all kinds of Summer fun on this edition of KPCW's Mountain Summer. Updates include exhibits at the Utah Museum of Natural History, The Park City Arts Festival, The Sundance Institute, The Summit County Fair and a visit from Chef Meryl.

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Friday Film Review
1:07 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Friday Film Review: Sex Tape

The movie "Sex Tape" may have a steamy title, but does the film live up - or down - to that? Rick Brough has the answer, with the Friday Film Review.

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PCMR VS Talisker
12:34 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Talisker Depends On PCMR To Make A Decision

In a statement issued today Talisker has announced it will accept further postponement of an eviction which could throw the Park City Mountain Resort off its ski hill.
The statement opens the door for the Mountain Resort to continue operating the next ski season. But Talisker said it's now up to the Resort to post a required bond amount to keep using the ski mountain, owned by Talisker. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
12:23 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Riegelsperger Sentenced For Sexual Assault

A long-time Park City resident has been sentenced to fifteen years to life in the Utah State Prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting his estranged wife. The sentence was handed down Monday, in Third District Court, to 59-year-old Donald Raymond Riegelsperger. Rick Brough has more.

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State & Regional
5:28 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Cool Science Radio - July 24, 2014

On this episode of KPCW's Cool Science Radio, hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek are airing a rebroadcast of a couple of archived interviews, including a conversation with NASA's Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum. She joined the show to talk about the Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory satellite; it's part of their mission to improve forecasting of extreme weather events. Author Sam Keane also joined the show to talk about his new book The Tale Of Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History Of The Human Brain As Revealed By True Stories Of Trauma, Madness And Recovery.

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Oil Pipeline
7:00 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Tesoro Sues County

The Tesoro Pipeline Company has filed a federal lawsuit against Summit County, seeking to nullify the ordinances the county passed in June, attempting to regulate pipeline construction.

The lawsuit filed this week claims the county's new laws intend to impede or prevent Tesoro's proposed pipeline, and it says the ordinances are preempted by federal regulations. Rick Brough has more.

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State & Regional
3:29 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

The Mountain Life - July 23, 2014

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney started today's episode with a conversation with a group of accomplished runners and their parents. These kids have set world records and can tick off a 5K in about 16 minutes - some of them actually beat Tim Henney during the annual 4th Of July Fun Run. Next up, they spoke with Zelda La Grange, author of Good Morning Mr. Mandela. She was Nelson Mandela's long-time personal assistant and honorary "grand daughter".

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Local News
1:10 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Pipeline Work Going On Above Old Town

Construction fencing and a back-hoe front and center on the ski slopes above Old Town are part of the city's multi-million dollar water quality improvement project. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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