Sam Walsh

Today's show begins with coverage of Tuesday's news conference about the deaths of two Treasure Mountain Junior High School students.  The last half of the show is a conversation with Park City Superintendent Dr. Ember Conley and counselor Sam Walsh about how educators are advising students and parents about the investigation and community-wide drug alert.   Park City Manager Diane Foster and Trails & Open Space Program Manager Heinrich Deters discuss possible plans for Library Field.


The Local News Hour is KPCW's flagship news program, hosted by News Director Leslie Thatcher.

How parents talk to their teens and how teens talk to their friends about the challenges of life - from mental wellness to substance abuse to bullying - are all topics that will addressed at a seminar on October 1 and 2 at Park City High School. Lynn ware Peek has more.

Park City High School and Valley Behavior Health are teaming up to cosponsor Substance Abuse Prevention Night on Wednesday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

In celebration of The International Day of the Girl across the whole community, the public is invited to Tuesday's free screening of the film, "Girl Rising". The film sheds light on the importance of educating girls across the globe. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Mountain Life - September 18, 2013

Sep 18, 2013

Park City School District Counselors, Sam Walsh and Willow Amendola talk about the school's major campaign to bring awareness to teen suicide. Then, film critic Molly Haskell, talks about her new book "My Brother, My Sister, Story of a Transformation", discussing her brother who underwent gender reassignment.