News http://kpcw.org en Cool Science Radio - July 24, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/cool-science-radio-july-24-2014 <p>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 <em>The Tale Of Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History Of The Human Brain As Revealed By True Stories Of Trauma, Madness And Recovery</em>. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:28:41 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek & Mike & John Wells 16373 at http://kpcw.org Cool Science Radio - July 24, 2014 Tesoro Sues County http://kpcw.org/post/tesoro-sues-county <p>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.</p><p>The lawsuit filed this week claims the county's new laws intend to impede or prevent Tesoro's&nbsp;proposed pipeline, and it says the ordinances are preempted by federal regulations. Rick Brough has more.</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:00:37 +0000 Rick Brough 16330 at http://kpcw.org Tesoro Sues County The Mountain Life - July 23, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/mountain-life-july-23-2014 <p>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 <em>Good Morning Mr. Mandela</em>. She was Nelson Mandela's long-time personal assistant and honorary <em>"grand daughter"</em>.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:29:10 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek & Mike & Tim Henney 16322 at http://kpcw.org The Mountain Life - July 23, 2014 This Green Earth - July 22, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-july-22-2014 <p>In the first segment of today's show, Nicky DeFord with Vail Resorts joined Chris and Nell to talk about Vail's ongoing efforts in environmental sustainability. In the second segment, Stephanie Dolmat-Connell of the University of Utah and Lisa Yoder of Summit County joined the show to talk about the University's "Community Solar" program. Finally, Nell and Chris share why it's a bad idea to leave your car running, unattended, with the air conditioner on, just to keep your dog cool.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:09:14 +0000 Mike 16274 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - July 22, 2014 Henney Talks About Council's Decision On Vinyl Siding http://kpcw.org/post/henney-talks-about-councils-decision-vinyl-siding <p>The consensus of Park City Council Thursday night was, to say the least, not supportive on vinyl siding, says Council Member Tim Henney.<br />Henney&nbsp;told KPCW Friday that no housing material is problem-free, but vinyl is, on the spectrum, one of the worst choices. Rick Brough has more.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:44:19 +0000 Rick Brough 16211 at http://kpcw.org Henney Talks About Council's Decision On Vinyl Siding Soldier Hollow Hires New Director http://kpcw.org/post/soldier-hollow-hires-new-director <p>The Soldier Hollow Legacy Foundation has a new director, Richard Hodges, who left his position on the Foundation's Board to take the new job. Rick Brough has more.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:38:57 +0000 Rick Brough 16210 at http://kpcw.org Soldier Hollow Hires New Director Park City Balloon Festival Set For September http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-balloon-festival-set-september <p>After a hiatus of 20 years, the Park City balloon festival known as Autumn Aloft is returning with plans set for September 19th to the 21st. Rick Brough has more.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:54:12 +0000 Rick Brough 16203 at http://kpcw.org Park City Balloon Festival Set For September Mountain Money - July 21 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/mountain-money-july-21-2014 <p>Larry and Doug began this episode of Mountain Money with a conversation on toxic work environments with Dr. Merideth Ferguson, an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at Utah State University. The show wrapped up on a much lighter note with John Keahey, author of Hidden Tuscany: Discovering Art, Culture, And Memories in a Well-Known Region's Unknown Places.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:19:05 +0000 Larry Warren & Doug Wells & Mike 16199 at http://kpcw.org Mountain Money - July 21 2014 Gale Dick, Co-Founder Of Save Our Canyons, Dies http://kpcw.org/post/gale-dick-co-founder-save-our-canyons-dies <p>SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gale Dick, a former University of Utah physics professor and co-founder of the Utah environmental group Save Our Canyons, has died at the age of 88.</p><p>Tim Dick told The Sale Lake Tribune that his father died Friday at a Salt Lake City hospital of natural causes.</p><p>The Rhodes scholar's love of the Wasatch Mountains prompted him to co-found Save Our Canyons in 1972 and to work to protect wilderness.</p><p>Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams says he considered Dick to be an important adviser on environmental issues affecting Wasatch canyons.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:21:00 +0000 Salt Lake Tribune 16212 at http://kpcw.org Gale Dick, Co-Founder Of Save Our Canyons, Dies Arts Festival Needs Volunteers http://kpcw.org/post/arts-festival-needs-volunteers <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">The Kimball Arts Festival is&nbsp; August 1-3, and volunteers are needed to cover a minimum of 1 shift of 4 hours. A full list of volunteer job descriptions and a link to the sign-up page are available at parkcitykimballartsfestival.org. Volunteer benefits include a weekend Festival Access Pass, Volunteer Gift Bags and more. For questions, contact Emma at 435-649-8882.</p> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:30:34 +0000 KPCW 16186 at http://kpcw.org