Help with applications or answering questions about the Affordable Care Act Marketplace, CHIP, Medicaid is available on Fridays 9am-1pm at the Peoples Health Clinic from Certified Application Counselors from the Association for Utah Community Health. Call the Peoples Health Clinic at 435 333 1850 for an appointment. Appointments can be made starting now. The service will be available 9-1 every Friday—English and Spanish, open to all.
Did you know that less than five percent of plastic bags are recycled? End plastic bag pollution by taking your own reusable bag not only to grocery stores, but to any store! Recycle Utah’s bags are U.S. made of organic cotton and are machine washable! The cost of the bag is five dollars. Go no plastic!
The PC MARC has spring soccer programs for everyone ages three to adult. Offerings include Start Smart Soccer, Youth Soccer League, Match Mix-Up and Adult 7v7 Soccer League. Space is limited, so register soon. For league dates, more info and registration deadlines, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Summit County and the City of Coalville invite metal and wood artists to exhibit their work in the Summit County Artscape, the outdoor public art sculpture gallery. The City of Coalville has pledged up to $1,500 to purchase the People’s Choice award winner from this year’s show. Pieces will be installed in May and must be sustainable outdoors without maintenance for one year. Application deadline is Tuesday, May 5th. Applications and information are available at summitcounty.org. Click on “About Summit County” and then “Public Art.”
The second longest tenured employee at Park City Mountain Resort is Clark Parkinson.
Parkinson - who worked in school school for 46 seasons - retired in 2009. His record at the resort is only surpassed by Keith Bates who worked for 50 seasons before passing away this fall. Parkinson taught hundreds - perhaps thousands - of lessons as well as teaching his own children and 7 grandchildren to ski. In this week's Park City Story, he takes a look back at that lengthy career and the changes in teaching techniques, ski shape and snow making...
As we have reported, a proposal from Summit County got the sparks flying at a meeting with several East-side mayors. County Council member Roger Armstrong said it was probably for good reason.
The County is asking East-side cities to enter into inter-local agreements to provide some financial support for the services they get from the County Sheriff. Armstrong said the presentation of that could have been handled better. Rick Brough has more.
John and Lynn start the hour with William B. Miller, author of "The Microcosm Within: Evolution and Extinction in the Hologenome", which offers intriguing and profound answers by exploring our cellular consciousness, connections and collaboration. Then, Ted Claypoole, co-author of "Privacy in the Age of Bg Data:. Digital data collection and surveillance is getting more invasive. The best ways to protect your self are all steps you can take yourself.