Habitat For Humanity

The local chapter of Habitat for Humanity will break ground on a new green home this summer in Heber City. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Snyderville Planning Commissioner Canice Hart. The commission spent most of its meeting discussing the relocation of Whole Foods. Park City Manager Diane Foster reviews some of the agenda items on Thursday's city council agenda, including an update on the ongoing Lower Park Avenue Design Studio.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council member Chris Robinson about accepting hazardous waste in the landfill and RAP and Restaurant Tax grants. Saturday is the 18th annual Historic Home Tour, Sandra Morrison and Thea Leonard have details as well as a history lesson on the 50th anniversary of the Treasure Mountain Inn. Lisa Schneider has news about the newest home to be built in Heber City.


Changes are coming for Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties, which is taking on a new director as of January 1st. Rick Brough has more.

  In this edition of The Morning Mix, John Wells and Peggy Ijams talk with Derryl Yeager from Odyssey Dance Theater about their upcoming show “Thriller”. They also interview Lisa Schneider (executive director) and Shirley Wright  (board member), of Habitat for Humanity about the  Overall Ball gala October 4. Plus upcoming weekend events in Park City and Heber, and high school sports in Park City.

Mountain Money - July 28, 2014

Jul 28, 2014

Alex Butwinski sat in for Doug Wells on this episode of KPCW's Mountain Money. This episode features a conversation with Joan O'Brien from utahnewspaperproject.org about the ongoing situation at The Salt Lake Tribune. Mickey Grames, Programs Manager for  The Utah Microenterprise Fund joined the show to talk their programs, which are expanding. Lisa Schneider and Scott Loomis then joined the show to talk about the Homeownership 101 workshop coming up on July 30th.

Hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak save the world once again with their latest installment of This Green Earth.

Chris and Nell first speak with Lisa Schneider of Habitat for Humanity and Jeff Hymas with Rocky Mountain Power about Habitat's most recent home on Marsac Avenue - it's "wattsmart".  Then, they speak to Insa Riepen of Recycle Utah about all the holiday waste that's actually recyclable, fruitcake excluded.