The Wasatch County Council approved a proposed rezone of the 'North Fields' -- against the majority opinion of public input. Wasatch County Planning Director Doug Smith talke to KPCW's Leslie Thatcher Friday, November 21, about how and why that happened.
In this edition of This Green Earth Chris and Nell first speak with Diane Ackerman, author of "The Human Age - The World Shaped by Us". After that they talk weather, climate and why 2014 will be the warmest on record with Dr. Jeff Masters, Director of Meteorology at the website "Weather Underground".
In this edition of Mountain Money Mike from Ramp Sports talks about building ski's in Park City. Susan Fowler talks about her book: Why Motivating People Doesn't Work: And What Does? Then it's Glenn Dureen from Consumer Reports to talk about about Electric Gadgets.
In todays edition of Cool Science Radio we go from cyber warfare to the geeks, hackers, and geniuses who created the digital revolution, we have two guests who will blow your mind. First, It's Shane Harris, a national correspondent for the Daily Beast to talk about The rise of the Military-Internet Complex in his new book AT WAR. Then it's Walter Issacson the the author of the definitive biography of Steve Jobs, back with a new book: The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution.
Lynn Ware Peek is joined by guest co-host Rudy Tessnow. They speak with Mary Christa Smith, program director for Summit Community Power Works. It's the program that has been established to help Park City win the $5 million dollar Georgetown University Prize that seeks to encourage communities to reduce their energy consumption.
Today, Chris and Nell first speak with Todd Wilkinson, author of "Last Stand - Ted Turner's Quest to Save a Troubled Planet" (and return bison to the American West). Then they speak to Richard Heinberg, a Senior Fellow at the Post Carbon Institute and author of a number of books on energy and the economy including: "Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future".
A California man convicted of damaging two Banksy paintings on Main Street was sentenced Monday to five years of probation. Thirty-six-year-old David William Noll will also be required to pay restitution and serve 100 hours of community service. Rick Brough has more.
In this edition of Mountain Money, hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells welcome Jeffrey Dyer, co-author of The Innovators Method: Bringing the Lean Start-up into your organization. Then, they speak with Todd Henneman, co-owner of Storm Cycles about their new Nordic Center. Lastly, Bryan Kessinger from Workforce Development Specialists talks about seasonal employment opportunities.