Summit County

Summit County has announced the hiring of a new county engineer - Gary Horton. Leslie Thatcher has more.

ATVs on the highway, nightly rentals in neighborhoods and a controversial development proposal are on the Wasatch County Council agenda.   KPCW’s Renai Bodley has a preview:

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Cheryl Fox, director of the Summit Land Conservancy. Ed Butler is a senior reporter and producer at the BBC. He's also one of the moderators at this year's Future in Review (FiRe) Conference. He talks about the conference and his work at the BBC. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher has details on Wednesday's meeting agenda and Park City PIO Phyllis Robinson requests that those city residents who receive a survey, to fill out and get it back.

This Green Earth - October 6, 2015

Oct 6, 2015

On today’s show Chris Cherniak and guest host Katy Wang covered three types of harvesting activities.  First, beekeeper Doug Fryer discussed how he harvests honey from his local hives.  What’s the process like? And what do all those female bees do for the next five months? Then Ken Kullack, executive director of the Summit Community Garden, discusses how their “garden grew.” He also talked about their garlic planting event they will be holding at the garden Saturday, October 10.

There will be a public memorial service for Sam Jackenthal, the 16-year-old champion freestyle skier from Park City who passed away in Australia last week.  Chris "Hatch" Haslock, Sam's coach at Team Park City United, told KPCW Radio the service will be Saturday, October 10th at 6pm at the Utah Olympic Park.   Haslock said the Jackenthal family is still finalizing details and he will let the public know when more information is available.   Meanwhile Monday night, October 5, there is a gathering at the Eccles Center in Park City.

From, courtesy Robert Stern

A group of war veterans coming to the National Ability Center finds itself in a unique situation.   Their food provider backed out at the last minute, and now they’re scrambling to find meals for their Warrior Camp that starts next week.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has the story.

Mountain Money - October 5, 2015

Oct 5, 2015

Doug Wells and Erik Posterneik speak with John Hagel III, Director and Co-Chair, Deloitte & Touche LLP. The name of John’s presentation at the Future In Review Conference is “Patterns in Disruption and Market Value Creation.” He will talk about Patterns in Disruption.

Joe Simmons has this week's Miner Nation Report.

KPCW, Park City’s nonprofit community radio station was one of five noncommercial stations honored by the National Association of Broadcasters at their annual Radio Show held in Atlanta.  The station was one of five nominated for “Noncommercial station of the Year.”  It was the second consecutive year the station reached the finals for the coveted award, which is the radio industry’s equivalent of the Oscar or the Emmy.

"We Are Heartbroken"

Oct 3, 2015

  Sam Jackenthal, the 16-year-old champion freestyle skier from Park City, passed away October 1, 2015.  Sam suffered a serious head injury at Perisher Ski Resort in Australia last month.  He was there training with Team Park City United.  Sam’s father, Ron Jackenthal, posted the news about Sam’s passing on Facebook: