Larry and Doug first talk to Jonathan Johnson, Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Overstock.com., among the top five most visited mass merchandiser websites. David Wintzer and Todd Francis, founders of WEDO, offering gluten alternative "banana flour". WEDO has just days to raise $30,000 on Kickstarter, an online funding platform. Finally, Hilary Rieter, founder of the 7K Society, bringing together career-oriented Parkites for casual social and professional networking.
The athletes of the U. S. Ski and Snowboard Association aren't taking much of a break after the Sochi Olympics. Spokesman Tom Kelly had a roundup of the intercontinental action last week. Rick Brough has more.
People clamor for certain classic shows and we present today one of our Story Mine segments called Tell Tail Tales. The stories include David Bullock telling "Goldie The Wild Cat" and a story and poem about his dog, Frodo. Cathy shares a delightful tale called "Dog For Sale."
For more than 30 years now, a group of women – who love to ski and aren’t afraid to ski the deep and the steep - meet every Tuesday morning. It used to be at the Cookie Bear– now it’s outside Kristi’s Coffee. In this week’s Park City Story, three of those women who have been regulars, Francine Valline, Kathy Kahn and Carol Agle revel in the fun, adventure and rule breaking they’ve had over the years.
John and Lynn talk to two authors, starting with Elizabeth Kolbert "The Sixth Extinction", predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs. Then, Daniel Suarez, author of "Influx" asks why the high-tech future that seemed imminent in the 1960's failed to arrive.
County Manager Bob Jasper caught a lot of flak from the east-side mayors last week, about a proposal that those cities should make some agreements to compensate the county for sheriff services. Responding to the COG (Council of Governments) meeting, Jasper told KPCW Tuesday it's a matter of what the law mandates, and it won't help to wait until a new sheriff is elected, as the COG group favored last week. Rick Brough has more.
The high speed chase of jewelry thieves who robbed a Main Street jewelry store last week ended with law enforcement officials seizing the stolen goods and the car... but not the thieves. Lynn Ware Peek has more.