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For his Friday Film Review, Rich Brough looks back on the highlights of Sundance 2013, and especially the Festival’s major award winner.

Dr. Spencer Wood from Utah State University will speak at the Swaner EcoCenter Wednesday evening about the Natural Capital Project – how non-scientists can use scientific data to make relevant decisions about the natural environment around them. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

In a recent letter to President Barack Obama, 28 of 29 Utah county sheriffs expressed their sorrow for the recent mass shootings but said they will not enforce what they refer to as “unconstitutional” guns law reform that President Obama has called for. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

A Park City woman has died of injuries she suffered in an ice climbing accident last week. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City Mountain Resort marketing director Krista Parry has been tapped to serve as senior vice president and chief innovation officer of a newly created company, Powdr Enterprises. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

At Wednesday’s Summit County Council meeting, council’s housekeeping included streamlining the RAP tax application process and exploring how to establish the cemetery district. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

As the 2013 Sundance Film Festival moves into its last several days, the buzz from the festival gives it glowing reports with quality films and documentaries that communicate the big messages in the world today. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

It looks like this year’s Sundance controversy centers on a darkly comic film about a family’s disastrous visit to Walt Disney World. Rick Brough has more.

In the Sundance film “Crystal Fairy”, a part of the World Dramatic Program, two young travelers get more self-awareness than they bargained for. Rick Brough has the story.

A Sundance documentary, “Gideon’s Army” looks at the world of the public defender. Rick Brough has more.

    

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