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Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with the MTB Trail Trust from Nelson, New Zealand, about their recent IMBA Gold Ride Center designation.  They join local trails gurus Charlie Sturgis and Bob Radke to exchange information.  

Then, Raising Can-Do Kids, with Robert Rende, PHD.  How to teach traits of innovation, creativity, industriousness, optimism, and entrepreneurship to our children in a rapidly changing world.  

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council Member Tal Adair about the new structure for Mountain Accord and the county’s new green building standards. Park City Planning Commission Chairman Adam Strachan distills the discussion held on Treasure at last night’s meeting.

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Park City leaders will soon decide whether Uber, the on-demand ride service, may provide service to a designated area at the Kimball Arts Festival.     KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more. 

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to park city manager Diane Foster and Transit Dept. staff Destry Pollard about the proposed Short Term Transit plan that’s scheduled to be approved August 25th. Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough is in with a monthly update to remind parents about student vaccinations before school starts and a new program for seniors to prevent them from falling and Recycle Utah President Ari Ioanides expresses frustration in finding a location for a new recycling center – something he’s been working on for three years with no success.

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A U.S. Senator on a mission to address climate change in Congress made a stop in Park City today.  He spoke with some city leaders about how this ski town is achieving it’s environmental goals.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher.  It’s Fair Week – he has a rundown - as well as a preview of Wednesday’s County Council meeting that starts at 4:15 p.m. at the County Courthouse in Coalville. Then, Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson details the latest staff report on the Treasure project. The Park City Planning Commission – meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium  will discuss the size and density of Treasure. Finally, Dondea Sherer-Lykes has details on tomorrow’s free Lunch and Learn about Backyard Beekeeping.

  Chris and Nell's first guest is John Hopkins, member of the NRDC's E2 organization.John talks about the Energy Plans and platforms proposed by both the Democratic and Republican Partys.And in the second half of the show, Chris and Nell speak with Richard Conniff, author of the new book:House of the Lost Worlds - Dinosaurs, Dynastics and the Story of Life on Earth.                    

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In their first discussion about a proposed $25 million bond to buy the Bonanza Flat open space, the comments from Park City Council generally supported putting the question to the voters on November 8th. They also heard there's at least one other player interested in the land - an international developer of private resorts. Rick Brough has more.

Vail Resorts is expanding its portfolio.  On Monday morning, CEO of Vail Resorts, Rob Katz, announced the company is acquiring Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, the biggest ski resort in North America.  Renai Bodley has more: 

As you exit Interstate 80 and drive just less than a mile toward Park City, you'll find Bill White Farms -- a two acre farm that's beginning to thrive. In this second of two reports, Leslie Thatcher explains the food being grown there isn't about supplying Bill White's eight local eateries, it's about feeding the community.

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