A community day coming up Friday will benefit KPCW Radio and usher in the Sundance Film Festival with a live broadcast of The Sundance Reel with KPCW's This Green Earth's hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Some unwanted aquatic life has been discovered in Deer Creek Reservoir - the Quagga Mussel. For now, State wildlife officials will watch and wait, but they are requiring all boats and personal watercraft entering Deer Creek to be contaminated. Leslie Thatcher has more.
In this edition of This Green Earth Chris and Nell first speak with Douglas Chadwick, researcher and author of "The Wolverine Way", a book about wolverine habits and habitats here in the U.S. Then, they speak with Jeff Masters (a Michigan Wolverine) and Director of Meteorology for Weather Underground. 2014 was the warmest year on record and Jeff helps explain why that occurred, what it means and if 2015 will be more of the same.
In the next few months, there are several good opportunities to obtain affordable housing units. Scott Loomis, director of Mountainlands Community Housing Trust, had the details in an interview last week. Rick Brough has more.
This week's County Council meeting is the first for Tom Fisher, the new County Manager. For now, he said, his immediate goal is to listen, learn, and be conscious of what he doesn't know. Rick Brough has more.
Last month, a representative from the Timberline neighborhood, Julie Eilhausen, complained to the Summit County Council that the county's contracted trash hauler, Republic Services, was balking at providing door-to-door pick up. We checked back with Eihausen, the president of the area's HOA, who said there is still no long-term solution. But short term, their garbage is being picked up. Rick Brough has more.
They Snyderville Rec District will be busy in the next few months launching the financing for their $25 million bond, approved in November, and planning the projects financed from the bond. Rick Brough has more.
The successful Park City School District pre-school program that has been financially supported by the Park City Education Foundation will need to start paying for itself and the Park City School Board will be asked to increase the fees at its meeting Tuesday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.