After throwing out the competition design winner, the board of directors for the Kimball Art Center today unveiled plans for its new design, which meets all city codes and won’t even need to be reviewed by the Planning Commission. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
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.
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.