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Summit County Government
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

County Puts Grass-fed Beef Business Up For Sale

Originally aired July 23, 2013.  

The Summit County Beef program has operated for three years. Now the Summit County government is ready to send it off into the private sector. The program is up for bid, to be sold to a for-profit entity. Rick Brough has more.

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State & Regional
1:45 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Two Fatalites In Crash

Originally aired on July 22, 2013.

Two women died Saturday afternoon in a head-on collision on Interstate 80 east of Echo. Rick Brough has more.

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Environment
1:15 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

This Green Earth - July 30, 2013

Hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson welcome entomologist Dennis vanEnglesdorp to This Green to talk about his recent paper on the health of bees gathering pollen from plants sprayed with insecticides and other chemicals. The the policy director of HEAL Utah Matt Pacenza talks about why the state needs to pursue cleaner renewable energy resource and why the public should be involved.

vanEnglesdorp's TED Video:

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Park City History Bits
12:50 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Park City History Bits - July 18, 2013

Did you know Park City’s rich and famous have been making tabloid fodder for more than 100 years?

This is Hope Woodside with your weekly Park City History Bit.

If People magazine had existed a century ago, Utah’s Silver Queen, Susanna Bransford, would have dominated the cover. Her Park City mining fortune and flamboyant lifestyle made her a darling of national magazines and newspapers. After all, she married and outlived four husbands, including a Russian prince.

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Wildlife
12:38 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Black Bear Tagging Helps Keep Population Healthy

Originally aired July 19, 2013.

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has been tagging black bears in the High Uintas of Summit County and other areas of the state to keep track of their movements and population. Rick Brough has more.

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Wildlife
12:38 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Two Recent Bear Deaths; Two Different Reasons

Originally aired July 19, 2013.

In just the past couple of weeks, black bears have died in two separate mishaps in the high Uintas of Summit County. Last week, as we’ve reported, a bear that invaded a Scout Camp, attracted by food left out in the open, was shot by a Scout leader.

In another case, in late June, a bear died after reacting badly to a tranquilizer shot, during a DWR tagging operation. Rich Brough has more.

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Park City Government
12:38 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Liza Simpson On Bags

Originally aired July 19, 2013.

While a number of cities around the country have legislated bans on plastic bags, Park City is taking a gentler approach and rolling out a reusable bag program. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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