Mountain Money - October 10, 2016

Oct 10, 2016

Larry and Doug’s first guest is John Esposito, CEO of  High West Distillery which was sold Oct. 5 to Constellation Brands. , Guest number two is  Paul Wozniak,of  Park City Angels which funds startup companies, like High West. The third guests are Vanessa Di Palma Wright of Farasha Boutique and Mardi Lovell of Panache talking about “Fall into Fashion”, an effort to get shoppers on Main Street in the off season.

Local News Hour - October 10, 2016

Oct 10, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County planner Amir Caus about tomorrow's Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley has a preview of Tuesday’s school board work session, including a discussion about drug testing. Park City Education Foundation monthly update with Executive Director Abby McNulty and McPolin Instructional Coach Julie Hastings. They will talk about the new Dyslexia Initiative in the Park City School District.

Park City's Mayor is on a Mission to Empower Latinos

Oct 10, 2016

Before he was Park City’s mayor, Jack Thomas worked as an architect. Before that – to hear him tell it – he dug himself out of the trenches having been raised in poverty.

Since the deaths of the two boys from Treasure Mountain Junior high, Park City School District Superintendent, Dr. Ember Conley has been approached by many concerned leaders and groups throughout the community. They want to be a part of the efforts to implement meaningful and effective drug prevention measures.

Carolyn Murray has more:

In the wake of the deaths of Grant Seaver and Ryan Ainsworth, the Park City community has come to understand a lot more about the drug U47700 that is now being associated with the boy’s deaths.  The Park City Police Department is continuing its’ investigation and provided an update to KPCW.  Carolyn Murray has more.  

Utah Department of Transportation

A fence brought two groups together Friday morning.   Wildlife advocates and UDOT workers celebrated what they say is the first step towards solving a life-threatening problem.   KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more.

Today’s Musical Guest: Doyle’s Hooleygans Greg Doyle – fiddle Mary Finch – fiddle Mike Bennett – whistles Michael Giordano – Guitar Bob Smith – Bodhran (also member of Grapegrass)Second segment is Follies Rewind at Egyptian Theatre October 11-12 Follies Creative Team writers: Rick Klein, Paul Tan, Tom Clyde And in the third segment, we welcome Bonita Hutchinson, Executive Director One Revolution Foundation Hosting the One Rollicking Revel Halloween Bash at O.P. Rockwell October 15th

Friday's Local News Hour with fill-in host Renai Bodley begins with Mountain Trails Foundation Executive Director Charlie Sturgis.  He gives an update on trail conditions and then issues a stern warning for dog owners on the PC trail.  Off-leash dogs are creating problems for livestock in that area and the trail is being monitored closely, so hikers need to keep their dogs on leash.   Then in our "What's That Pat?" monthly segment, Summit County Community Director Pat Putt has updates on the Boyer Tech Center and employee housing at Canyons Village.

The 2016 Election Forum

Oct 6, 2016

Join KPCW and The Park Record on Monday, October 17th for the free 2016 Election Forum at the Park City Marriott from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher, Park Record Editor Nan Chalat-Noaker, KPCW County Reporter Rick Brough and Park Record Education Reporter Bubba Brown will ask questions to candidates for the Park City School Board, the Summit County Council and the State House of Representative races in Summit County.  

Join us or listen LIVE on KPCW from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

Schedule of Events:

One of the biggest events in Park City has a date but no one to organize it.  The Park Council Thursday is scheduled to provide some direction to staff about who pays and plans one of the town’s most popular events.. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.