State & Regional

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

  John and Jude’s first guest is Wyatt Pike who performs live in studio. Second guests include Jeff LaBounty, Jeff Award and Ginger Ries talking about the Park City Restaurant Association Summer Contest.  Final guests are Robin Marrouche, the Executive Director of the Kimball Arts Festival and Ron Butkovich, a local jewelry artist.

  On today’s program Charlie Sturgis has his weekly trails update, including the rerouting of Jenny’s on Monday. In his monthly update, “What’s That with Pat?” Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt discusses the Canyons Village Master Plan redo and what’s going on at the Skullcandy excavation site. Park City Council Member Andy Beerman updates us on last night’s meeting and announces that he and his wife and business partner are looking to sell their lodging business and shares in the TMI (Treasure Mountain Inn).

  John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek share Cool Science stories about the Apollo 11 mission, about new style  car-jacking.  Then it's Colleen Mclaughlin of the Natural History Museum of Utah, and finally BBC Security Correspondent Gordon Corera on his new book, Cyber Spies:  The Secret History of Surveillance, Hacking, and Digital Espionage.

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Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with the MTB Trail Trust from Nelson, New Zealand, about their recent IMBA Gold Ride Center designation.  They join local trails gurus Charlie Sturgis and Bob Radke to exchange information.  

Then, Raising Can-Do Kids, with Robert Rende, PHD.  How to teach traits of innovation, creativity, industriousness, optimism, and entrepreneurship to our children in a rapidly changing world.  

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council Member Tal Adair about the new structure for Mountain Accord and the county’s new green building standards. Park City Planning Commission Chairman Adam Strachan distills the discussion held on Treasure at last night’s meeting.

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to park city manager Diane Foster and Transit Dept. staff Destry Pollard about the proposed Short Term Transit plan that’s scheduled to be approved August 25th. Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough is in with a monthly update to remind parents about student vaccinations before school starts and a new program for seniors to prevent them from falling and Recycle Utah President Ari Ioanides expresses frustration in finding a location for a new recycling center – something he’s been working on for three years with no success.

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher.  It’s Fair Week – he has a rundown - as well as a preview of Wednesday’s County Council meeting that starts at 4:15 p.m. at the County Courthouse in Coalville. Then, Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson details the latest staff report on the Treasure project. The Park City Planning Commission – meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium  will discuss the size and density of Treasure. Finally, Dondea Sherer-Lykes has details on tomorrow’s free Lunch and Learn about Backyard Beekeeping.

  Chris and Nell's first guest is John Hopkins, member of the NRDC's E2 organization.John talks about the Energy Plans and platforms proposed by both the Democratic and Republican Partys.And in the second half of the show, Chris and Nell speak with Richard Conniff, author of the new book:House of the Lost Worlds - Dinosaurs, Dynastics and the Story of Life on Earth.                    

  The Local News Hour August 8, 2016

Logan Wilde – Winner of House District 53

Angela Moschettto  - Future Park City

Sarah Berry – Future Park City

Rebecca Gonzales – Bright Futures Project

  Guest host Tim Henney joins Larry Warren to discuss trademark, copyright and intellectual property protection with attorney Eric Maschoff of Maschoff Brennan, a Park City I.P. law firm.  They also talk with the owner Adam Herrup-Morse and mechanic Chris Tray who have started a mobile car repair business, Snow County Mobile Auto.  Hedge fund manager and author Jeff Gramm starts the show talking about his book “Dear Chairman—Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder Activism.”

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