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A sewage line construction project is one million dollars over budget in Heber City.  That, combined with a big growth spurt, has prompted city leaders to propose a hike in sewage impact fees.  There's a public hearing on the matter Thursday, February 4th.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

  This morning we are first joined by Jon Henry from the Park City Toastmasters Club to talk about a Taste of Toastmasters workshops coming up on February 13th at the Park City Library. 

Then we talk with Ann Bloomquist and Laurel Bartmess about Park City EATS (Eat Awesome Things at School) when they talk about what's next for revolutionizing the school lunch program - from "ready-to-heat" foods to preparing on-site whole food.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Chamber Bureau CEO Bill Malone about tourism funding and other legislative issues he's watching; Park City Manager Diane Foster and Jed Briggs the city's Operating Budget Manager preview Thursday's City Council meeting; Future in Review Speaker Series Guest Christopher Clark; and Park City Charlene Albarran, a Democrat, who is running for Congress in the 2nd District.

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A plan that took three years to develop is under attack from one of the groups that helped make it.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Here's a link to the Public Lands Initative Discussion Draft.

Summit County Sherriff's Office

Former Ecker Hill music teacher Derek Spitzer made his first court appearance Monday morning on charges he tried to have a sexual relationship with a student. Rick Brough has more.

  Johan Rockstrom joins Chris and Nell to discuss the possibility of a “good anthroposcene”.  In their critically claimed book, Big World, Small Planet – Abundance within Planetary Boundaries, Authors Johan Rockstrom and Mattias Klum combine the latest science with accessible charts and stunning photography to create a new narrative for humanity’s impact on the planet.  

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Cheryl Fox, director of Summit Land Conservancy: Summit County Manager Tom Fisher about Wednesday's County Council meeting; PCHS Band Teacher Bret Hughes has details about this year's Sweetheart Gala on February 12th, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) Attorney David Garbett discusses their opposition to Congressman Rob Bishop's Wilderness Bill and North Summit School District Superintendent Jerre Homes announces the school board's decision to switch all of their light bulbs to LED.

  Doug and Larry’s first guest is Al Pittampalli, author of Persuadable: How Great Leaders Change Their Minds to Change the World.. Drawing on evidence from social science, history, politics, and more, business consultant Al Pittampalli reveals why confidence, consistency, and conviction, are increasingly becoming liabilities—while humility, inconsistency, and radical open-mindedness are powerful leadership assets.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to the Managing Editor of utahpolicy.com Bryan Schott; Solar Energy Coordinator with Utah Clean Energy Kate Bowman; Tom Kelly with USSA; and Park City Transit Supervisor Darren Davis.

Robert Redford Opens 2016 Sundance Film Festival

Jan 31, 2016

While Hollywood is being rocked with a debate about is diversity- especially at the Academy Awards - Sundance Institute founder Robert Redford opened the annual Film Festival about what he feels fosters diversity at the Sundance Festival. Redford and his two major lieutenants fielded questions at the annual press conference. But they said little directly about the current Oscar controversy. Rick Brough has more.

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