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  On the program today Jordan Fisher Smith describes the role scientists and policy makers play in managing nature and our national parks in his new book:  Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight Over Controlling Nature.

In the second part of the program, Chris and Nell get a visit from local girl scouts who recently received a Girl Scout Bronze Award for their project titled Plastic bag-free PC.

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Park City's Powdr Corp has added its first resort since selling Park City to Vail  Resorts.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Ryan Dent, Deal Flow Chair for Mountain West Capital Network.  It is Utah’s first and largest business networking organization.

Then Emily White talks about her new Wish Party Store, a party décor boutique for special occasions in the Redstone shopping center.

The final guest is Bobby Martin, author of The Hockey Stick Principles: The 4 Key Stages to Entrepreneurial Succes.

Vail's attempt to trademark the name Park City just got delayed by dozens of individuals.   On Monday, June 6, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted at least 25 different people more time to examine Vail's application to see if they may oppose it.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more.

Vail released this statement Monday evening to KPCW from Kristin Williams, VP of Mountain Community Affairs.

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The UDOT bridge repair project isn't the only hurdle commuters face between Park City and Heber City this summer.  A pavement repair just north of Heber is also slowing down traffic.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Last summer, it was announced that a local technology company, BoardDocs would finance a pilot coding program for the Park City School district’s first grade students. Now, nearly a year later, some 400 first graders have taken the first steps and the program will eventually be expanded from kindergarten through 5th grades. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

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  334 teenagers received their diplomas from Park City High School Friday evening at Dozier Field.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has highlights of the ceremony:

Salutatorian Madeline Knauer's speech:   

Valedictorian Jackson Burton's speech: 

Principal Bob O'Connor's speech:  

Senior Class President Nicholas Coleman's speech:  

Student Body President's James Morris' speech & song: 

A Park City resident wants to assemble guns at his home in Park Meadows and sell them online, but city council denied his appeal for a business license.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

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What happens when two documentary filmmakers are given all access to cover a promising political campaign that implodes? Friday Film Reviewer Linda Jager is here to talk about Weiner, a winner at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

Olympic champion Picabo Street is launching the Picabo Street Academy, a year-round high school for students whose extra-curricular passions take them out of a regular school setting, KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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