Community Forum
10:02 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Tesoro Pipeline Community Forum: Full Broadcast

(L-R) Ron Harmon, Gary Baily and Chris Cherniak as panelists

KPCW aired a live broadcast of the Project for a Deeper Understanding's community forum, exploring the science, logistics and concerns of the Tesoro oil pipeline slated to cross through Summit and Wasatch counties to a refinery in the Wasatch Front.

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  • Bob Richer, former Summit County Commissioner

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Vail Financials
6:19 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Vail Earnings Up Since Aquiring PCMR

Vail Resorts reported the corporation's earnings for both the fourth quarter and 2014 fiscal year ending July 31, 2014, painting a moderately rosy picture for the resort giant that has clinched ownership of two of Park City' three resorts. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Bias Against Park City
5:19 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Armstrong Criticizes Mountain Accord Of Agenda

Members of the Summit County Council are concerned about what's happening in the Mountain Accord process.

Talking to his colleagues Wednesday, Council Member Roger Armstrong spurred comments. He said that with time running out, the Accord discussions on transportation aren't getting down to brass tacks. More troubling, he said, Summit County is being treated as an afterthought, and it feels like the tenor of the meetings is tilting against a possible light rail up Parley's Canyon - but in favor of a rail up SAlt Lake's Cottonwood Canyon. Rick Brough has more.

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State & Regional
12:42 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Little Common Ground Between Candidates

Challenger Donna McAleer (R) offered differening thoughts on most subjects from incumbent Rob Bishop (L)
Credit Credit Tom Smart / Deseret News

Tuesday evening's first election debate between Republicant incumbent Rob Bishop and Democratic challenger Donna McAleer in Utah's First Congressional District revealed some distinct differences between the two candidates. Leslie Thatcher has more.

  Franci Eisenberg contributed to this article.

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Science & Technology
10:56 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Cool Science Radio - September 25, 2014

On this edition of Cool Science Radio, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells interview Christian Rudder, author of Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking). Sheila Crowell, Psychology professor at University of Utah talks about the increased visual realism of 3-D films. Also Lauren Lockey from Sage Mountain Animal Rescue discusses the documentary screening of Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret.

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Alta Resort
6:04 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Alta Snowboard Case Dismissed

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by snowboarders against Alta resort - one of the last reports in the country to ban snowboards from their slopes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Arrest
6:01 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

North Summit Woman Arrested For Drug Use

Summit County Sheriff deputies arrested a North Summit woman last weekend for drug possession after she took another citizen's car - and also cited the car owner for illegally having police paraphernalia. Rick Brough has more.

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Resort SPA
5:57 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Bracken Says SPA Approval Doesn't Need Re-Opening

Now that Vail Resorts has announced it's planning a skier connection from Canyons Resort to the Park City Mountain Resort, a lot of people are wondering what legal process the plan has to go through.

Deputy County Attorney Jamie Bracken shed some light on that - saying that the Specially-Planned Area approval for Canyons doesn't have to be re-opened. Rick Brough has more.

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Election 2014
5:47 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

First District Debate Highlights

(L-R) Incumbent Rep. Rob Bishop, Moderator Ken Verdoia and Challenger Donna McAleer
Credit Credit Tom Smart / Deseret News

The only public debate between the candidates for the first congressional district pointed out the many partisan differences between the two candidates. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Healthy Lifestyle
3:23 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

The Mountain Life - September 24, 2014

On this edition of The Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney welcome Dr. Stephanie Singer who believes there is a healthy approach to aging. Also a discussion with author Jeffrey Kluger about his book, The Narcissist Next Door

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