Mountain Summer

KPCW celebrates the Summer of 2014 with its magazine show Mountain Summer. Capturing all the activities and recreation of the upcoming weekend and beyond. With a rotating cast of hosts, including John Wells, Peggy Ijams, Jason Hackney, Mike Gerdes and Monika Guendner.

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Snyderville Planning Commission
1:07 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Snyderville's Agenda Includes Some Big Projects To Be Discussed

The Snyderville Planning Commission begins the next big chore in its overhaul of the Snyderville General Plan, looking at Phase II. That's a major item for the group, in their regular meeting on Tuesday. Rick Brough has more.

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PCMR VS Talisker
12:51 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

PCMR And Vail Resort's Mediation Released To The Public

Likely bombarded by media calls, the first official statement regarding the court-ordered mediation between Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts was released this morning. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Summit County Health Department
12:46 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Bullough Talks About New Ozone Awareness In The Town

Summit County's Health Department has set up an Ozone Awareness Program. The aim is to report on levels of ozone in the county, advise on the best times of the day for exercise, and show ways to reduce ozone. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
12:01 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Deputies Respond To Fires Fourth Of July Weekend

Firefighters on the Fourth of July responded to a brushfire in the Rockport area, Friday afternoon, and a small blaze that night in the Trailside neighborhood, caused by fireworks. Rick Brough has more.

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11:28 pm
Sat July 5, 2014

Wildfire Spurs Up To 200 Evacuations In Utah Park

VERNAL, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a nearly 4-square-mile wildfire has led to evacuations in northeast Utah's Steinaker State Park.

Park Manager Mike Murray said Saturday evening that the blaze had been threatening park structures and areas, including the office, shop and long-term campground.

He estimates 30 ft flames had come up to the shop, but multiple fire agencies held off the blaze, and it was no longer putting those buildings at risk.

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Egyptian Theatre
2:02 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Egyptian Theater Presents "A Chorus Line"

The Egyptian Theater is bringing back theater for the month of July, presenting the Broadway hit A Chorus Line. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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State & Regional
1:09 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Cool Science Radio - July 3, 2014

Cool Science Radio on KPCW

Hosts John Wells and Alex Butwinski spoke with a couple of authors on today's show, including Alex Wright, author of Cataloging The World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age.  John and Alex also spoke with Michael Blastland, co-author of The Norm Chronicles: Stories and Numbers about Danger.

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Rainbow Gathering
11:58 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Davis Talks About Rainbow's Influence On Heber This Weekend

Wasatch County's police officers and other staff are maxed out at the Rainbow Gathering, taking place in the Uintah Forest east of Heber and the event is expected to reach its peak on the Fourth. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City Police
11:53 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Taulborg Sentenced For Car Dealership Defraud

Credit Wasatch County Sheriff Department

A Wasatch County defendant who claimed to be a Park City police officer among other bogus identites, was sentenced Wednesday in Heber's Fourth District Court to pay fines and wear an ankle monitor for defrauding two local car dealerships. Rick Brough has more.

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