Today in the program,   we move into winter, first with Drew Hardesty and Paul Diegel of the Utah Avalanche Center. Then, winter and wine?  I guess that works.  We speak with Karen McNeil, one of the foremost wine experts in the country about her new book, The Wine Bible.     Finally we’ll speak with World Cup Gold Medal Champion Ski Mountaineer Nina Silitch about a new team forming at the Utah Olympic Park.

If you want to rent out your property for nightly rentals during the ski season, you'd better have a nightly rental license and have your property inspected.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

  During the first half of the show, Chris and Nell speak with Tom Diegel, the Vice President of the Wasatch Backcountry Alliance about their involvement with the Mountain Accord.  In the second half of the program they speak with author Susan Imhoff Bird about her book titled: Howl – Of Woman and Wolf.   Drawn to wolves’ resilience and innate sense of place, Bird discovers important personal truths as she learns about the science, the behaviors and the myths surrounding these controversial and misunderstood creatures.

With a mandate to make Utah's State Parks more self-sufficient, a daily recreation use fee has been imposed at Wasatch Mountain State Park. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Heber City Police Department

Heber City Police need your help finding a man who they say used two children to help him shoplift.  KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has the story. 

On today's program Summit County Budget Manager Matt Leavitt previews the 2016 county agenda. Park City Resort COO Bill Rock talks about opening day on Saturday for the county's largest ski resort. Sherrie Wellman has details about getting inspections and business licenses for nightly rentals. Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Richard Bullough and SaRene Brooks with Summit County Health Department have details on a diabetes prevention and education initiative.

When you drive east on Highway 248 from Park City to Kamas, you see hundreds of new condos and townhomes right when you cross the county line.   And the construction isn't over yet.  The Wasatch County Planning Commission just addressed two more developments in that area.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Park City Institute and Strategic News Service is back for a third year of  its Future in Review Speaker Series. Leslie Thatcher has more.

The Utah State Tax Commission has issued a ruling overturning a Summit County tax assessment against Summit Water of more than $800,000. The ruling comes after a 15-year dispute between the county and private water company over property taxes on its water system. However, the Tax Commission did rule that the county could collect taxes for a five year period up to 2010 on equipment in Summit's water treatment plant near Jeremy Ranch. Rick Brough has more.

On today's program, Wasatch County Planning Director talks about new projects proposed for the 248 corridor. Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley previews the agenda for Tuesday's school board meeting. Katy Wang and Ryan Walsh have details about Thursday's 5 Point Film Festival and Victoria Conleavas has details on Wednesday's Holiday event at Temple Har Shalom.