State & Regional

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

This Green Earth - December 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016

Tim Loveday is the Superintendent of Solid Waste for Summit County and he joins Chris and guest co-host Carolyn Murray in the first part of the show to talk about why a 36-dollar annual solid waste fee is necessary and what it will be spent on. We will also talk about the ongoing work at the landfill to close out or cap the existing landfill cell. In the second part of the program we will chat with Mary Christa Smith, Project Manager of Summit County Community Power Works and talk about how Summit County is doing with respect to the Georgetown University Energy Prize competition.  

Local News Hour - December 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016

  Park City Culinary Institute Owner Lauri Moldawer will be in to tell us about classes being offered in 2017. After Lauri we have Retiring School Board President Tania Knauer in to recap her term on the school board and since we started off with food – we’re going to wrap up the hour with whiskey! Master Distiller Brendan Coyle from High West Distillery will tell us about being named 2016 Distillery of the Year by Whiskey Advocate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cool Science Radio - December 22, 2016

Dec 22, 2016

John and Lynn’s first guest this morning is Mark Sunday who is the chief information officer and senior vice president at Oracle. He is responsible for providing global communications, computing, and security infrastructure that enables Oracle’s internal business operations as well as a variety of hosting and education services for Oracle customers. The 2nd guest is Paul Halpern who has written Einstein’s Dice and Schrodinger’s Cat...How Two Men Battled to Create a Unified Theory of Physics.

Local News Hour - December 22, 2016

Dec 22, 2016

  Summit County’s Solid Waste Superintendent Tim Loveday to discuss the new $36 fee and new cell at the landfill. Following Tim is Director of Public Utilities Clint McAfee along with PC Community Engagement Liaison Lynn Ware Peek to talk about public utilities and an update on construction projects. Wrapping up the hour we’ll be talking to Amber Hanson from the Egyptian to talk about Zoso – the Led Zeppelin Tribute band.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Today, we thought we’d rebroadcast portions of several of our favorite interviews from the year.  While we talk to so many interesting people on this show, we decided it was impossible to narrow them down.  So we picked out of a hat, and here’s what we ended up with.  Dr. kelly Brogan is our first guest.  Her book is A mind Of Your Own:  The Truth about Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their LIves.  Then, Its Dr.

Local News Hour - December 21, 2106

Dec 21, 2016

Park City Victim Advocate Malena Stevens will give us an update on their program. Then we have Summit County Clerk Kent Jones to talk about business licenses. After Kent is Park City Youth Services Librarian Katrina Kmak to talk about library events for kids during the holidays and rounding up our hour we’ll have PC Fire chief Paul Hewitt and Fire Prevention specialist Jerry Gomez to tell us how to be safe during the holidays.

This Green Earth - December 20, 2016

Dec 20, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, is officially the shortest day of the year, just one second shorter than the day before. And as it has become a custom, with each winter solstice, Brian McInerney joins Chris and guest co-host Carolyn Murray to discuss our local and regional weather and climate. He joins us to discuss this past autumn’s weather – just how warm it was – and how Mother Nature’s snow making machine is performing to date.

Local News Hour - December 20, 2016

Dec 20, 2016

Summit County Risk & Procurement Administrator Matt Jensen talks about an active shooter exercise at the courthouse on the 15th – Dr. Ember Conley about what Park City’s kids can do during the holiday break, - Insa Riepen about recycling during the holidays and Soldier Hollow’s new GM Stuart Ashe talks about the new merger and upcoming events.

Mountain Money - December 19, 2016

Dec 19, 2016

Alex Butwinski  hosted with Larry Warren for this edition of Mountain Money, speaking with bankruptcy attorney Chuck Tatelbaum, who reviewed the national companies which declared bankruptcy in 2016. Then two Aussies, Will Young and Damian Roche of Campos Coffee talked about bringing their coffee chain to the U.S., opening its first store at Park City Mountain’s resort base. And Laura Kappus talked about her Urban Renewal Boutique in Prospector.

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City Municipal's new Environmental Sustainability Project Manager Celia Petersen. Park City Transportation Director Alfred Knotts is in to talk about the traffic plans for the upcoming busy holiday season. Tom Kelly with USSA has the latest on the U.S. Ski Teams and Brian Hanton and Matt Strader from Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District are in with a monthly update.

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