State & Regional

Stories within Utah and the Western United States that have a particular resonance with residents of the Wasatch Back.

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On this episode of The Morning Mix, it's another show packed with entertainment, including singer Bonnie Romney from the Egyptian Theater's West Side Story, Kathleen Toth and Elysa Hellerman of Nuzzles & Co., formerly Friends of Animals and Aubrey Ixchel from Mystic Hot Springs in Monroe.

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On this episode of Cool Science Radio, hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek spoke with author Matt Richtel, a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter with the New York Times. They talked about his book A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age. The book tells the story of Utah college student Reggie Shaw, who killed two scientists while texting and driving. Author Jordan Ellenburg also joined the show to talk about his book How Not To Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking.

In the first half of today's show, Tim and Lynn speak with Travis and Shawnie Bray. They are the founders of The Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation and it’s the 3rd year anniversary of the foundation and the second year since they relocated to Park City.

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On this episode, hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak spoke first with Matt Pacenza,  Executive Director of HEAL Utah.  Matt talked about Energy Solutions plans  to accept depleted uranium at it's facility in Clive, Utah.  He also discussed why a proposed bill to weaken state-defined building codes  would result in the construction of homes with poor energy efficiency. In the second part of the show, Benjamin Skolnick with the American Bird Conservancy talked about the benefits of purchasing shade-grown coffee will have on not just birds, but ecosystems as a whole.

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On this episode, hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells spoke with Renee Robertson, author The Coaching Solution: How To Drive Talent Development, Organizational Change and Business Results. Other guests included Mark Mazzone of Park City Reality Group and Jim Harsch of Mountain Town Realty talking about synergy between local independent real estate firms. The show wrapped up with Richard Reed  of Zions Bank talking about new "chip cards" and how that's changing transactions.

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On this episode of The Morning Mix, hosts Peg Ijams and Shirin Spangenberg talked about all kinds of entertainment coming your way this weekend, including The Salt Lake Bees and roller derby.

Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Chris Cherniak speak with pilot, writer, former historian and management consultant, Mark Vanhoenacker  takes us on a journey of human flight. He says, the 21 century has relegated airplane flight – a once remarkable feat of human ingenuity – to the realm of the mundane.  He’ll ask us to re imagine what – as both pilots and passengers – we do when we enter the world of human flight. 

On this portion of the hour, Lynn and Tim speak with two physical therapists, Heather Deford and Steve Brace,  who are blazing the trail of some new rehab for concussion and traumatic brain injury.

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On this episode, hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak spoke with Insa Repien, Executive Director at Recycle Utah.  Insa reflects on Recycle Utah's twenty five years of providing recycling and re-purposing services to the community and what challenges lie ahead. Next up, a conversation with Paul Spitler of the Wilderness Society about the deadline looming for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and what will happen if the fund is not reauthorized by Congress.

 

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Hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells kicked off this episode with author Paul Zane Pilzer and a conversation about his book The End Of Employer-Provided Health Insurance. It could be just what you need figure out the modern U.S. health care system. Blaine and Honey Parker of Slow Burn Marketing then joined the show to talk about their book Billion Dollar Branding.

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