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August Book Review - Anything Is Possible

Aug 8, 2017

In this month's book review, Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Elizabeth Strout delves into the deeply poignant, private lives of small-town America in Anything is Possible. Bobbi Pyron has this month's book review.

Summit County

Summit County has issued an apology after a performance of the national anthem, which opened the Coalville Demolition Derby last weekend, stirred complaints to the county, comments on social media, and videos of the event posted online. Rick Brough has more.

The first guest on Mountain Money was Mark Pittman, CEO of Blyncsy.  Through his innovative technology platform he is able to monitor the vitality of Park City by taking the pulse of the traffic grid in real time. The second guest was Lorin Smaha, owner of Freshies Lobster Company in Park City. The final guest on the program was Dr. Michael Kagen who is offering Concierge Medicine In Park City.

Local News Hour - August 7, 2017

Aug 7, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County planners Jennifer Strader and Ray Milliner preview the agenda for tomorrow’s Snyderville Planning Commission meeting. A monthly Transit and Transportation update with Park City and Summit County Transportation Caroline Rodriguez. Park City Summit County Arts Council Director Hadley Dynak discusses the Project ABC survey about what residents love about local arts and culture opportunities for the future.

The Kimball Art Center awarded its Best in Show honors Sunday afternoon. The Best in Show Winners are presented for each of the 12 mediums in the competition.

The winners were chosen by a 5-person jury, made up of collectors and art world professionals, who anonymously reviewed artists’ work, and submitted their scoring by Saturday evening of the festival. This year’s festival – the 48th annual - featured 60 new artists out of the more than 220 participants.

BEST IN SHOW WINNERS

Ceramics: Brian Jenson / Jenson Ceramics - Booth #405

KPCW has been following the August primary ballot problems in Wasatch County.  The statement below is from the Wasatch County Clerk's website.  To see the previous statements, click here.

"2017 Wasatch County Primary Election Issues - Second Announcement

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The new film Atomic Blond is a glamorous, decadent and ultra-violent spy tale, set at the end of the Cold War. Rick Brough gives us his take for this week's Friday Film Review.

KPCW

The three men running for Park City mayor debated several issues in a two-hour forum hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Renai Bodley at the KPCW studios on Friday, August 4th.  

In the first hour, they discussed the proposed Treasure Hill development, the city's plans for net zero (approximately 20 minutes in), affordable housing (28 minutes in), transportation, (40 minutes in), and ends with a two-question "lightning round" featuring plastic bags and Vail (48 minutes in).   Listen to the first hour here:

Today’s music guest, Sophia Dion, will perform several songs during the program.  John and Jude will announce Park City’s Best Cocktail of 2017.  Travis English gives an update of the upcoming Summit County Fair.

Dana Williams served three terms as Park City Mayor, taking office just days before the opening of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Even though he declared in 2013 that he was ready to transition out of office, he says certain events have made him want to return. Carolyn Murray has more.

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