State & Regional

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

Local News Hour

Sep 23, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Charlie Sturgis director of Mountain Trails Foundation about new trails being planned for construction next summer and electric bikes on trails. Park City Council member Tim Henney and Economic Development Project Manager Jason Gliden are in to talk about last night's council meeting dealing with special events, net-zero goals and a possible downzoning of the  property on Rossi Hill Drive. Doug Webster promotes the Ice Dance International show at Park City Ice Arena tomorrow night.

John and Christie’s first guest today is Alicia Stockman who performs live – in studio.  The second    guests on the program are a couple members of Le Voir – who are playing at the Cabin on Saturday.  

John and Lynn’s first  guest is Richard A. Muller, author of Now: The Physics of Time .  “Now” is a simple yet elusive concept. You are reading the word “now” right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment “now” so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, and modern-day physicists from Augustine to Einstein and beyond.

Local News Hour - September 22, 2016

Sep 22, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City Water Manager Clint McAfee who gives a water update and plans for a re-designed water treatment plant. Darryl Yeager with  the Odyssey Dance Company promotes Thriller which opens at the Egyptian Theater tonight. Kimball Art Center director Robin Marrouche invites the community to the closing party on Saturday for the Exhibit -Summer Rainfall  - which  features the work of Sybil Szaggars Redford and finally, Ollie Wilder, the Programs Manager for the Park City Community Foundation talks about the Grants Awarded last week.

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Rebecca Brenner about her speaker series at the PC Hospital on mindfulness and her new book, A Kid's User Guide to A Human Life:  An Open Heart.

Then, Sam Plumb of Utah Naloxone who talks about addiction, opiate overdose, and this rescue drug that can give a second chance.

Finally, Pulitzer Prize finalist, Alan Schwarz, and his new book, ADHD Nation:  Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic.  

 

Local News Hour - September 21, 2016

Sep 21, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Emergency Room Physician Jen Plumb, a specialist in preventing opiate overdose as well as adolescent substance use and abuse. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Economic Development and Special Events Manager Jason Glidden discuss the council’s Thursday agenda, including a discussion on special events. Park City School Board Member Nancy Garrison reviews some of the items discussed at Tuesday’s school board meeting, including the dual language program and PC CAPS.

This Green Earth - September 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016

Recently, a local nonprofit dedicated to protecting animals, has worked with the Utah Department of Transportation to extend the existing animal barriers that line a portion of I-80 near Parleys Summit.  Save People, Save Wild Life,  is the name of this nonprofit.  Jim Clarke and Sharon Cantwell from this group join us in the first part of the program to discuss the program.  Then, in the second half of the show we’ll catch up with Dr.

Mountain Money - September 19, 2016

Sep 19, 2016

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Mike Quincy, Automotive Editor at Consumer Reports. Then David Riley of talks about his working artists rentable space at Open Air Art Space.  Then John Murcko talks about his new Main Street Restaurant, “Firewood.”

On today’s Morning Mix, John and Jude’s first guest is Elizabeth Hareza who performs live in studio.  Renai Bodley steps in to talk about a special interview she had with Sting. The final guest is Regina Eco from Park City Toastmasters.

John’s first guest today is Robert Muir-Wood, author of The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters. In The Cure for Catastrophe, global risk expert Robert Muir-Wood argues that our natural disasters are in fact human ones.

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