Jane Perkins


The Park City Friends of the Library are presenting an author who knows firsthand what it takes to create a whiskey and write a book on how it got started. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

Local News hour - October 3, 2017

Oct 3, 2017

On today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy has an update on open space issues. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Project for a Deeper Understanding organizers Mike Andrews and David Hedderly-Smith have details on Thursday’s quarterly topic: #fakenews. Jane Perkins  is the guest author for this year's Friends of Library author luncheon, October 10th and discusses her new book: The Golden Elixir of the West: Whiskey and its Role in Shaping the Western Frontier.

Jane Perkins, co-founder of Park City's own High West Distillery, has combined her knowledge of whiskey and her love of the history of the old west as the basis of her first book, Golden Elixir of the West: Whiskey and the Shaping of America. Here's Barb Bretz with this month's book review.