Meisha Lawson joined John Wells for another edition of Mountain Summer, including a visit from Greg West of Utah Olympic Park. He dropped by to talk about Western Day on Saturday (7/19). Travis English from Summit County dropped by with Paige Lindsay, Miss Summit County -2013. They talked about the fair coming up in the next few weeks. Laurie Backus, a park ranger at Jordanelle also joined the show to talk about Fire On The Water, also on Saturday (7/19). Meisha and John also gave a rundown of a bunch of other events all over the area this weekend.
As we reported, the Summit County Council this week has a wide-ranging discussion about their Animal Control ordinances and regulations. And talking later to Council member Kim Carson, we asked her what changes the county will make this summer - and what will wait till budget time, when the Council will consider spending more money and hiring additional staff for the county dogcatcher. Rick Brough has more.
The Park City Council, meeting last night approved an Affordable Housing Plan for the Park City Heights development near Quinn's Junction. Council member Tim Henney said it's the first step in a process that they will review and ajust yearly. Right now, he said the residential units are market-driven, within a so-called "bandwidth" of affordable pricing. Rick Brough has more.
The debate over vinyl siding, heard by the Park City Planning Commission in June, came before the Park City Council last night. In the end, the Council turned thumbs down on vinyl, and went counter to the recommendation of their Planning Commissioners. Rick Brough has more.
The Snyderville Basin Recreation District took the next important step toward proposing a $25,000,000 bond on this November's ballot. The Recreation Board voted to recommend the bond at their meeting Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.
KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher spoke with Wasatch School District Superintendent Terry Shoemaker on Tuesday about a number of issues, including the budget, new growth and the digital conversion program Here's the interview in its entirety.
At its annual luncheon Wednesday, the Park City Chamber Bureau saluted Bill Marolt, on his 18 year tenure as head of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association. Marolt was presented with this year's Myles Rademan Hospitality Award. KPCW's Rick Brough has more.
Author Rebecca Coffee joined John (Wells) and Beth (Fratkin) to talk about stress and her recent article for Discover Magazine, 20 Things You Didn't Know About Stress. National Geographic Host Jason Silva then joined the show to talk about NatGeo's Expedition Granted. Jason is the host of NatGeo's Brain Games.