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The Park City School board says it’s likely there will be a $35-50 million dollar bond placed on the November ballot, saying  in large part it’s all about crowded schools and closing the achievement gap.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.

A major sticking point for the Park City School District’s master plan rolling forward seems to be the Park City High School expansion to make room for the 9th grade.   The district proposes to relocate the high school stadium and in principle, that’s where it’s getting hung up. But the district is incorporating some ideas brought forth from the public.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

KPCW has been nominated for the second year in a row for the radio industry’s most prestigious award.  The National Association of Broadcasters Tuesday named the Park City community station one of five finalists for the Marconi Award for “overall excellence in broadcasting.”

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Jul 14, 2015

Get your business on the air: KPCW is preparing for its pledge drive August 17 through 21 and we’re looking for businesses to help us by donating products and services that we’ll use as thank you gifts to our donors. Business donations of $500 and above receive frequent on-air and online mentions before and after the drive. To find out more, email donate@KPCW.org.

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On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City Schools Superintendent Ember Conley and new School Board Member Phil Kaplan about the latest with the Master Plan. The final public input session will happen on Tuesday, July 21st 6 pm at PCHS Lecture Hall. Assistant Summit County Manger Anita Lewis and Public Works Director Derek Radke preview the Summit County Council agenda including an update on the transportation master plan.

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On this episode, hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak spoke first with Matt Pacenza,  Executive Director of HEAL Utah.  Matt talked about Energy Solutions plans  to accept depleted uranium at it's facility in Clive, Utah.  He also discussed why a proposed bill to weaken state-defined building codes  would result in the construction of homes with poor energy efficiency. In the second part of the show, Benjamin Skolnick with the American Bird Conservancy talked about the benefits of purchasing shade-grown coffee will have on not just birds, but ecosystems as a whole.

Park City Film Studios

While the Park City Film Studios has announced it's opening soon, a disagreement between the partners has landed in Third District Court. The movie studios development is being sued by its financier, which is asking the court to confirm its interest in the project and to allow it to take possession or control over the property. Rick Brough has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City Municipal spokeswoman Phyllis Robinson about this week's design charette for the Lower Park Avenue area. Summit County planner Ray Milliner has updates on the plan for Whole Foods new location. Arts Kids on-line auction is live. Mary Anne Neumeister and Lauren Vitulli have details and it's that time of year when registration for the annual Leadership Park City is available.

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On this episode, hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells spoke with Renee Robertson, author The Coaching Solution: How To Drive Talent Development, Organizational Change and Business Results. Other guests included Mark Mazzone of Park City Reality Group and Jim Harsch of Mountain Town Realty talking about synergy between local independent real estate firms. The show wrapped up with Richard Reed  of Zions Bank talking about new "chip cards" and how that's changing transactions.

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On this episode of The Morning Mix, hosts Peg Ijams and Shirin Spangenberg talked about all kinds of entertainment coming your way this weekend, including The Salt Lake Bees and roller derby.

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