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Local News Hour - July 17, 2017

Jul 17, 2017

On today’s program, Park City Business Administrator Todd Hauber and School Board Member JJ Ehlers preview the special meeting for Tuesday. Jim Bennett, son of late Senator Bob Bennett, talks about the new United Utah centrist political party. Caroline Rodriguez and Alfred Knotts have details about the Summit Ebike program launch event - on Wednesday at noon and Summit County Landfill Supervisor Tim Loveday has details on the 2017 garbage fee bills which will be hitting your mailbox this week.

The Park City Fire District responded to a fire at 4:14 p.m. today on the hill above Jeremy Ranch Elementary by the Red Hawk Trail. The fire burned about one acre and on-duty Battalion Chief Ray Huntzinger said, the 15 firefighters that responded had it contained within 45 minutes of arriving at the site.

They suspect, at this point, that the fire was started by lightning. Huntzinger added that no domestic animals or wildlife were harmed and no structures were in danger.

  Wildlife officials have captured the bear that had made itself at home in the Aerie subdivision on Wednesday.

The Morning Mix - July 14, 2017

Jul 14, 2017

The Morning Mix today live from the Wasatch Mountain Music Festival in Soldier Hollow hosted this week by Jude Robinson and Elizabeth Harza.  Guests today included Bill McGinnis, Ted Shupe, Molly McGinnis and Andrew Wyscombe.

Local News Hour - July 14, 2017

Jul 14, 2017

On today’s program,  Charlie Sturgis has this week’s Mountain Trails Report. Rotarians Tom Kelly and Peter Wright have details about the $125k in  financial grants awarded to three local nonprofit organizations benefitting children. Park City Council member Tim Henney has a recap on last night's council meeting. Derek Miller, president and CEO of World Trade Center Utah has detail on the 25k Jobs Launch Tour coming to Summit County July 18th.  The Governor's goal is to create 25,000 jobs in the 25 counties off the Wasatch Front.

Christian Center Funds Back To School Program

Jul 13, 2017

It’s mid-July and Park City parents and kids will soon start to think about back to school shopping.    The Christian Center has a tradition called Back To School Basics.  Carolyn Murray has more on the fund raising event.

McPolin Barn courtesy of Trip Advisor

Summer events and new transportation services are coming to Summit County and the basin this next week.  Carolyn Murray has the story on all the activities. 

County Councilors decided on a new planning commissioner to replace Colin DeFord, who resigned his seat last month.  Some other items on the agenda included budget overruns, public land code, noxious weeds and transportation planning.

On June 6th, business leaders and classroom teachers filed the Teacher and Student Success Act with the Lt. Governor’s office.  This launches a ballot initiative to raise taxes to raise per pupil school funding. Carolyn Murray has more:

Cool Science Radio - July 13, 2017

Jul 13, 2017

John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek are out on vacation this week.  We  rebroadcast two of their favorite recent interviews.  One is with a local entrepreneur and Park City resident, Geoff Atkinson who runs the company, Huckabuy, out of the co-working space on Main Street.  They interviewed Geoff in June. Then, in the second half, we rebroadcast an interview with Mary Roach who has written, "GRUNT: The Curious Science of Humans at War."

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