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Hosts John Wells and Christie Dilloway get the morning moving with a visit and live performance from Grapegrass. They get a glimpse of writing music for film in their interview with Paul Dalio, director and composer of  2015 movie starring Katie Holmes, Touched with Fire.

The show circles back with local music, this time with the Utah Symphony's Public Relations Director Renée Huang, and Director of Special Events & Deer Valley Music Festival Community Relations, Natalie Cope.

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This week on Cool Science Radio, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells explore the universe's ultimate questions of who we are, where we are and the presence of extra dimensions with Sean Carroll, author of The Big Picture.

Author Hope Jahren joins the show for the second half, discussing her new memoir, Lab Girl, delving into science, friendship and plants.

Both Sides Accuse The Other of Fraud

May 4, 2016
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The Third District Court Judge, presiding over the Park City Film Studio legal fight, has thrown out Fraud Claims against developer Greg Ericksen. Judge Kara Pettit dismissed the allegations from financier Gary Crandall - including the claim that Ericksen took advantage of Crandall because they are both members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

  Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with evolutionary biologist, paleontologist, science communicator, and advocate for connecting with nature - Scott Sampson.  He'll be in town on May 11 for the Summit Land Conservancy breakfast at Deer Valley. 

Then a quick peek at the Cycling Chicks fashion show on May 10 at Athletic Republic with Debbie Drain.  

Finally, Mark Wolynn, author of It Didn’t Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle.

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The first meeting for the Park City Planning Commission to look at the Treasure application is June 8th.  The staff, planning commission, and city council will be getting up to speed on the project until then, and the City hopes the public will too.    Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

A threat made back in October against Park City High School staff has parents today worried and now questioning why they're hearing about this seven months later. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

  In the first part of the show, Chris and Nell join Jason Barto, Certified Arborist, to discuss his Wasatch Back tree efforts.

Then in the second half, they discuss night skies, light pollution and the city’s codes on landscape lighting. 

Heidi Matthews

Long time Park City educator Heidi Matthews will step into her new role as President of the Utah Education Association in July. She clinched the win last month by a healthy margin of votes.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

  Larry and Doug’s firs guests are Richard Miller and Rob Karz of Intermountain Mortgage Company.   They talk about mortgage business today in light of new regulations.

Next on the program, Daniel Shapiro, the author of Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve Your Most Emotionally Charged Conflicts.  Shapiro is Founder and Director of the Harvard International Negotiation Program.

 

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The Utah Department of Transportation is about to begin bridge maintenance on U.S. 40 between Park City and Heber City.   Lane restrictions will be in effect from May until August.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

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