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On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Bruce Erickson who is advocating for Park City Senior Citizens. Park City Council Member Tim Henney reviews Thursday's meeting, including the decision to move forward with Phase 2 of the Mountain Accord. Colin Hilton with the Utah Olympic Park and Luke Bodensteiner with USSA give detailis about the June 27th opening of the new jumps and freestyle pool. Park City Emergency manager Hugh Daniels makes the case for his proposed ban of personal fireworks and outdoor burning.

America welcomed 170 new U-S citizens Wednesday at a Naturalization Ceremony held  in Park City.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher was there and has this report.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong talks about the approval of the General Plan Phase 2 after Section 2.3 was rewritten. Emily Summers talks about the opening of Deer Valley's summer season. Katie Wright, Kristen Shaw and Lauren Vitulli from the Park City Community Foundation talk about the finalists and voting procedure for the first Women's Giving Fund grant.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City Council candidate Hope Melville. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Budget Manager Jed Briggs about Thursday's city council meeting at which the council is scheduled to adopt next year's budget. Melissa Fields editor of Park City Magazine highlights some of the articles in the summer edition on stands now and Park City School Board Member Tania Knauer and District Business Administrator Todd Hauber talk about master planning, bonding and the budget.

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On this episode, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney kicked off the show with a conversation with Freakonomics co-author Steven Dubner about the new book, When To Rob A Bank....and 131 more warped suggestions and well-intended rants. Author Julie Lythcott-Haims also joined the show to talk about her book, How To Raise An Adult: Break free of the over parenting trap and prepare your kid for success.

It's a fascinating exploration today on The Mtn Life. From HEALTH - we'll talk with MOLD expert Phil Bondurant, to LIFESTYLE - We'll speak with baker, Karen Lazarus, who specializes in cannabis baked goods in Colorado, to FAITH in an age of skepticism, with Dr. Timothy Keller.

In this edition of Cool Science Radio, John and Lynn speak with Dan McNulty, Asst. Professor Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University and author of Wolves on the Hunt: The Behavior of Wolves Hunting Wild Prey.

Then, Max Planck is credited with being the father of quantum theory, and his work was described by his close friend Albert Einstein as "the basis of all twentieth-century physics."  We speak With Brandon Brown, biographer and author of the new book, Plank: Driven by Vision, Broken by War. (click on title to listen)

On this edition of KPCW's This Green Earth, Nell and Chris first spoke with Thomas Sharpe, wildlife ecologist, about the growing black bear population in Utah. Why are their numbers increasing and why that is good for our ecosystem. Also, learn why Japanese Lilac and Kentucky Coffee trees are better for your yard than Mountain or European Ash from Jason Barto, Certified Arborist with Wasatch Back Trees.

Park City Municipal kicked off a series of public forums on a topic that faces all of us in Utah and especially in Summit County:  GROWTH.  The Monday evening meeting at the newly remodeled Park City Library building set the stage to begin to answer the question, “What’s Next Park City?”  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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KPCW staff and listeners are mourning the loss of the station's program director Andy Martin. Leslie Thatcher has more.

A memorial service for Andy will be held Saturday, June 20 at 11 AM at the LDS Kilby Road church. Thank you to Bill White Enterprises for offering to provide refreshments following the service. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to
KPCW FM radio because Andy loved working here.

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