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Local News Hour - November 11, 2016

Nov 11, 2016

On today’s program, Judd Werner and Katie Bernhard with Citizens Climate Lobby are in  to talk about an upcoming event on Monday, Nov. 14th - Failure is Not an Option: Two Decades that Must Change the World.

Local News Hour November 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Tal Adair to discuss yesterday’s meeting and the results of Tuesday’s election. Park City Planning Commissioner Steve Joyce discusses last night’s meeting about the Treasure project. Pamella Bello-Straus with Valley Behavioral Health and Stephen Wright -- the founder of ParentsEmpowered.org have details on the free lunch and learn next Wednesday  at noon at the PCSD office and programmers of the Get Out and Play and ACTiV8 have details on these after school 'learn-to' sports programs.

Using alcohol is sometimes considered a right of passage with teenagers but Steven Wright, representing Parents Empowered, says it has irreversible, adverse effects on children’s brains. Parents who want to know more about this research should attend the Lunch and Learn sponsored by Valley Behavioral Health, scheduled for November 16 at the School District Offices.    KPCW’s Carolyn Murray has more.  

Cool Science Radio - November 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016

Today we speak about snow science.  I mean, because if we talk about snow enough, it may come, right?  We are joined by one of the top snow scientists around.  Drew Hardesty with the Utah Avalanche Center. Then with recent events in our community, we have been alerted to the existence of what many of us had never heard of before – the dark web.  We speak with Earl Foote and Travis Gunn of Nexus IT about what it is  and what can be done to protect ourselves and our children from it. 

Three Park City School Board seats were up for re-election this season. District two and three will be vacated by Tania Knauer and Nancy Garrison. However, Phil Kaplan, ultimately ran unopposed when his opponent dropped out of the race last month. Carolyn Murray has more on school board election results. 

November Book Review - Larose

Nov 10, 2016

In this month's book review, National Book Award-winning author, Louise Erdrich, returns with a story that explores the questions, "Can a person do the worst thing possible and still be loved?" Bobbi Pyron has this month's review. 

On our last "Utah Politics Now" broadcast for 2016, co-hosts Leslie Thatcher and Renai Bodley talk to Mark Thomas, Utah Elections Director, about voter turnout.  Then a panel of political analysts breaks down Election 2016:  Morgan Lyon Cotti, Program Manager, Hinckley Institute of Politics, Carol McNamara, Director, Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics, and Bryan Schott, Managing Editor of UtahPolicy.com.  

Summit County Needs More Mental Health Professionals

Nov 9, 2016

A new nonprofit called Connect Summit County is looking to bridge the gap between people who need mental health support and programs that provide it by creating the first ever provider directory on it's new website. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

Live PC Give PC Exceeds Expectations

Nov 9, 2016
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Once again, local residents and second-home owners stepped up and raised the most money ever for the sixth annual Live PC Give PC, Day of Giving on Friday. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

Thirty Years and Still No Treasure

Nov 9, 2016
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The Park City Planning Commission met last night to once again discuss the Treasure Hill project that is now in it's 30 plus years of planning. Though public attendance dropped down to about 30 people - feelings were, never the less, very strong. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

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