Andy Beerman

Summit Community Power Works

Park City beat Aspen in the Ski Town Showdown.  That means Park City was the mountain town that saved the most energy during the month of October.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Here's a link to the Summit Community Power Works website.


Park City Council member Andy Beerman is the only one of the six candidates seeking re-election to his council seat.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

On today's program, Park City School Board Members Tania Knauer and Nancy Garrison have an update from Tuesday's meeting. Park City Council candidate Andy Beerman - the only incumbent running - talks about his campaign. Park City Manager Diane Foster introduces the community to the new Community Development Director Anne Laurent and Filmmaker Harvey Hubbell  and one of the panelists Jack Amiel talk about the free screening of Dislecksia Thursday night 6 pm at the Jim Santy Auditorium.

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Today's candidate forum guests, alphabetically, Andy Beerman, Becca Gerber, Hope Melville, Dan Portwood and Nann Worel. 

Host Lynn Ware Peek takes a break from exploring science to talk politics with five of the six Park City Council candidates. After collecting questions from listeners over the last week, and throwing in many of her own, the candidates answered questions on traffic and parking, snow levels, the local economy and, of course, dogs. Candidates also had the opportunity to ask each other the hard questions.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with the CEO of Envision Utah, Robert Grow about the most recent survey results on the topics of jobs and the economy. Park City Council member Andy Beerman reviews some of the items discussed at Thursday's meeting. Park City Museum Sandra Morrison has details on the  newest exhibit - Plastics Unwrapped and John Conde with Alpenglow Solar talks about why the Utah Public Service Commission shouldn't approve Rocky Mountain Power's request to impose a surcharge on those with solar panels. 

Melissa Band

The six candidates vying for office in Park City's council races drew a crowd of about 100 for the  Park City Board of Realtors candidate forum.  It was no surprise that the topics included traffic, affordable housing, and how to deal with the ski resorts, in particular Vail.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more. 

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher review the Park City Planning Commission agenda with planner Kirsten Whetstone. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher has details on Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Council Member Andy Beerman releases the preliminary results of an on-line survey he's conducting and Teri Orr has details on Saturday's Lee Brice concert.

An audience gathered Saturday to reminisce and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Treasure Mountain Inn - the first major building to be constructed on Main Street in the city's skier resort beginning. Rick Brough has more.

The executive committee of the Mountain Accord met last week to determine next steps in the process of forging the preservation plan for the Central Wasatch. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Park City Council Member Andy Beerman, also on the executive committee of the Mountain Accord says there are reasons to stick with studying the tunnel option from Cottonwood Canyons to Park City, if nothing else than to eliminate it once and for all.  He speaks with KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek.