Sandra Morrison

One hundred years ago Thursday, Joe Hill was executed by a firing squad the the Utah State Prison. Commemorations were held for the legendary labor activist, who spent a short time in the Park City mines. Rick Brough has more.

  The first guest today was Robyn Cage.  She sang - In studio.  The second guest on the program - Sandra Morrison from the Park City Museum.  And in segment three, Scott House from Jans and White Pine discussed a new avalanche program.  John and Peg also brought us up to date on the events around the area over the weekend.

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. 

Thursday, July 24th is Pioneer Day as the state of Utah commemorates the arrival of the Mormon settlers in the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. However, the origins of Park City, as a mining town, didn't come until nearly 20 years later, according to Park City Museum director Sandra Morrison. Rick Brough has more.

The Park City Museum recently closed on a commercial lot in Prospector, which will eventually be a new storage facility and education center. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

The snow is disappearing and Park City's remaining resort closes this weekend, but there's still a chance to look back on the town's ski history. Rick Brough has more.

Museum Free Day

Sep 23, 2013

The Park City Museum is hosting another free day on Thursday, September 26th. Rick Brough has more.