Kirsten Fox

When a friend is going through a hard time, finding the right thing to say, or do, is often challenging.  Park City entrepreneur Kirsten Henry Fox just launched a new business to help her customers help others in need.  And Fox says Uplift Gift helps in other ways, too.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Click here for the Uplift Gift website.

Mountain Money - October 17, 2016

Oct 17, 2016

On the October 17th edition of Mountain Money, co-hosts Doug Wells and Craig Kipp talk to Consumer Reports Electronics Editor Jerry Beilinson about protecting your privacy online.  Then, do you like Uber?  How about Uber-type service for  lawn-care and snow removal?  Tech entrepreneur Andrew Motter is in the studio to discuss the service available in Park City.  And finally, many people know Park City local Kirsten Fox as the headmistress of the Fox School of Wine.  Now she has a new business, UpLift Gift, that was inspired in part by her experience as a cancer patient.  UpLift Gift combine

Local News Hour - October 17, 2016

Oct 17, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Public Works Director Blake Fonnesbeck to talk about the delay in implementing the downtown parking plan till next spring. Park City School Superintendent Ember Conley is in studio to talk about tomorrow's school board meeting at 4 pm. Basin Recreation District Director Brian Hanton has this month’s update with a monthly update and Robin Marrouche from Kimball Art Center and filmmaker Thomas Morgan are into talk about his new film A Moving Feast and Marrouche’s recent visit to the refugee camp where it was filmed.


A large crowd turned out for a public hearing about the proposed form base code in Heber City.  More than 300 residents attended.  And it appears the majority of them didn't like what they heard.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:


Vail is making good on its pledge to change its signage in town so visitors don't confuse its ski resort,  Park City Mountain, with Park City the town.  But one attempt to make things clear ended up having the opposite effect.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

The Morning MIx - October 14, 2016

Oct 14, 2016

John and Jude welcome Shellie Barrus and Mikey Butters from Habitat for Humanity who are in studio to talk about the Overall Ball coming up October 22 at Legacy Lodge. Then Jocelyn Scudder and Larissa Trout from the Kimball Art Center bring us up to date on the third annual ARToberFest October 15th.


Wasatch County residents will vote on whether they want to change the zoning on a prized parcel of open space.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

On today’s program, it’s the Friday Mountain Trails Report with Lora Smith. Park City Film Series Director Katy Wang previews this weekend's screening as well as some of their upcoming events and new membership efforts. Park City Municipal sustainability Director Luke Cartin and Bina Skordas talk more about the City’s commitment to the Pro Snow initiative and finally a conversation with Guitarist  Ottmar Liebert – who is performing with his band Luna Negra at the Egyptian Theater tonight and tomorrow.

On Tuesday, the Park City School Board began discussing implementing a drug testing policy in the district.  They authorized a policy subcommittee to proceed with researching and proposing a program with the intention of putting it in place for next school year.

Carolyn Murray has more:  

On today's Utah Politics Now, co-hosts Leslie Thatcher talk to the Park City School Board candidates for District 2, Andrew Caplan and Peter Yogman.  They address issues such as school start times, teacher salaries and drug testing in schools.  Then Mark Thomas, Dhief Deputy and Director of Elections for the Utah Lieutenant Governor's office, joins us on the phone to talk about vote-by-mail, the importance of mailing your ballot on time to be counted, and how to protect yourself from voter fraud.