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Local News Hour - September 22, 2016

Sep 22, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City Water Manager Clint McAfee who gives a water update and plans for a re-designed water treatment plant. Darryl Yeager with  the Odyssey Dance Company promotes Thriller which opens at the Egyptian Theater tonight. Kimball Art Center director Robin Marrouche invites the community to the closing party on Saturday for the Exhibit -Summer Rainfall  - which  features the work of Sybil Szaggars Redford and finally, Ollie Wilder, the Programs Manager for the Park City Community Foundation talks about the Grants Awarded last week.

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Rebecca Brenner about her speaker series at the PC Hospital on mindfulness and her new book, A Kid's User Guide to A Human Life:  An Open Heart.

Then, Sam Plumb of Utah Naloxone who talks about addiction, opiate overdose, and this rescue drug that can give a second chance.

Finally, Pulitzer Prize finalist, Alan Schwarz, and his new book, ADHD Nation:  Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic.  

 

Park City Film Studios

Third District Court Judge Kara Petit Tuesday heard a variety of legal  motions and oral arguments involving the Park City Film Studios fight. Behind the details - involving case law, competing motions and disputes over history - there are two competing narratives from movie studio developer Greg Ericksen and financier Gary Crandall. Each party is saying that he was taken advantage of by the other. Rick Brough has more.

It's All About the Bats - Or Is It?

Sep 21, 2016
wildlife.utah.gov

Utah public health officials have warned the public to avoid exposure to rabies by steering clear of these night-flying mammals, saying that 10 percent of the 70 bats they’ve tested – tested positive for the virus.

Local News Hour - September 21, 2016

Sep 21, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Emergency Room Physician Jen Plumb, a specialist in preventing opiate overdose as well as adolescent substance use and abuse. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Economic Development and Special Events Manager Jason Glidden discuss the council’s Thursday agenda, including a discussion on special events. Park City School Board Member Nancy Garrison reviews some of the items discussed at Tuesday’s school board meeting, including the dual language program and PC CAPS.

New Housing Comes To Kimball Junction

Sep 20, 2016
Mountainlands Community Housing Trust

At least 28 people lives will change for the better on Sept. 21. Mountainlands Community Housing Trust (MCHT) will be cutting the ribbon on their new affordable apartment project at the Village at Kimball Junction.

Two Boys Bring a Community Together - After They're Gone

Sep 20, 2016
Valley Behavioral Health

The cause of death of two 13 year old students from Treasure Mountain Junior High last week is yet to be determined. Not willing to stand by and do nothing, several local organizations sponsored a community forum last night to talk about what can be done to prevent such a tragedy from happening again.

On today's Local News Hour, host Renai Bodley talks to Valley Behavioral Health director Dodi Wilson about Monday night's community forum on teen substance abuse and suicide prevention.  Then Scott Loomis, Executive Director of Mountainlands Community Housing, previews tomorrow's ribbon cutting of a new affordable apartment project in Kimball Junction, "Richer Place Apartments."   And finally, Insa Riepen with Recycle Utah gives the lowdown on how you should get rid of unused prescription medications and why flushing them down the toilet isn't an option you should exercise.

This Green Earth - September 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016

Recently, a local nonprofit dedicated to protecting animals, has worked with the Utah Department of Transportation to extend the existing animal barriers that line a portion of I-80 near Parleys Summit.  Save People, Save Wild Life,  is the name of this nonprofit.  Jim Clarke and Sharon Cantwell from this group join us in the first part of the program to discuss the program.  Then, in the second half of the show we’ll catch up with Dr.

On today's Local News Hour host Renai Bodley talks to the woman who will be the public face of Park City’s city hall.  Linda Jager is eight weeks into her new job.  She talks about her mission as the head of the city’s Community Engagement Team and her goals to get citizens better informed and more engaged.  Then Park City Schools Superintendent Dr. Ember Conley previews Tuesday's school board meeting.

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