Local News Hour - September 13, 2016

Sep 13, 2016

On today’s local news hour, Renai Bodley speaks with Summit County Manager Tom Fisher, Democratic Congressional Candidate Dr. Peter Clemens, PC Marc Wellness Coordinator Dondee Sherer and Mike Andrews with the Project for Deeper Understanding.

KPCW Adds New Public Affairs Programming

Sep 13, 2016

KPCW adds new Public Affairs Programming.

KPCW 91.7/88.1/91.9 FM is rolling out a new Public Affairs Show, “UTAH POLITICS NOW”. The program will air from 10-11 AM, immediately following NPR News, each Thursday from September 22 to November 10. UTAH POLITICS NOW will be co-anchored by KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher and KPCW News Reporter Renai Bodley, focusing on the election campaigns to be decided by Utah voters November 8th.  

This Green Earth - September 6, 2016

Sep 13, 2016

Chris and Nell’s first guest is Matt Pacer, a director of Heal Utah, a nonprofit which focuses on Utah environmental policy.  The second guest on the program is Steven Trimble, photographer and writer who discusses a new book in support of the Bears Ears National Monument.  

Park City Police Department & Park City School District

(Below is a statement from the Park City Police Department and the Park City School District)

Fatal Overdoses from Synthetic Opioid -- U-47700 -- in Utah

U-47700 (Also Known as “Pink” or “Pinky”): Extremely Dangerous Drug Appearing in Park City

  On today's program, host Renai Bodley previews Tuesday's Snyderville Basin Planning Commission meeting with commissioners Amir Caus and Ray Milliner.  On the agenda: surveillance cameras in Jeremy Ranch and a mixed affordable housing project near the Weilenmann School.    Then, Park City Education Foundation Director Abby McNulty checks in with news about this week's Author-In-Residence program, the new "Bright Futures" program and afterschool programs.  Finally, three members of this year's Park City Leadership class share their impressions of last weekend's City Tour.

Larry and Doug’s first guest is Srinivas Rao, author of Unmistakable: Why Only Is Better Than Best. Rao says, whether you’re a business owner, an artist, or just someone who wants to leave your mark on the world, Unmistakable will inspire you to create your own path and define your own success. The second guests on the program are Brad Jenson and Crystal Fordham, from Summit Sotheby's International Realty speaking about their real estate blog. The third guest is Panita Boonyathee Pearson, from Rum Thai.

The Local News Hour - September 9, 2016

Sep 9, 2016

On today's program Host Leslie Thatcher’s gets the weekly trails report with Charlie Sturgis. Summit County Health Department Educator Alyssa Mitchell talks about  the suicide prevention programs the county offers.  Park City Council Member Becca Garber calls in from the Road Tour to Aspen.  Author Christina Baker Cline talks about her book that was selected as this year’s One Book One Community, Orphan Train.  Finally, Olympic skier Devin Logan is in studio. She will be competing in the North Face Endurance Challenge later this month.  

The Morning Mix - September 9, 2016

Sep 9, 2016

John and Christie’s first guests are members of the cast of La Cage Aux Folles playing this weekend at the Egyptian Theater. They perform live in studio.  The second guest is Meisha Ross who tells us bout Autumn Aloft. Finally, Keith Barany talks comedy and comedians who will be appearing at the Egyptian Theater.

SEAC Has More Questions Than Answers For City Council

Sep 9, 2016

Events in Park City have huge benefits for locals as they bring in sales tax revenue for the city but the Special Events Advisory Committee (SEAC)  is concerned that residents may be feeling overwhelmed by the number of summer events and the congestion it brings with it.

Local Athlete Celebrates the Inclusion of His Dream

Sep 8, 2016

The International Paralympic Committee has provisionally approved the inclusion  of bobsleigh to the Beijing 2022 Paralympic games. The governing board made the decision in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Monday. Park City residents Dave Nicholls is the chairman and founder of the U.S. Adaptive Bobsled and Skeleton Association. He’s been working to get the sport in the Paralympics for more than 10 years. He attributes the success largely to the vision of the founder of the National Ability Center, Mechee White who was instrumental in helping Nicholls obtain bobsleds for his organization from the Virgin Islands after the 2002 Olympics.