State & Regional

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

Cool Science Radio - November 17,2016

Nov 17, 2016

John and Lynn’s first guest is Chris Cochella, Founder of Brackitz a company that has developed connect anywhere building toys that connect at any point, any angle, enabling kids (and adults) to design any structure they can imagine....game changer. The 2nd guest is Steven Johnson who’s written a new book WONDERLAND: How Play Made the Modern World. Johnson explores how pursuits born from wonder and delight have led to essential breakthroughs in computing, communication and connecting the world.

Local News Hour - November 17, 2016

Nov 17, 2016

On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Chris Robinson who has a recap of yesterday’s meeting. Ski Utah Director Nathan Rafferty talks about the upcoming ski season –what’s new at the resorts and new transit improvements to Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons and Davis County.

The Mountain Life - November 16, 2016

Nov 16, 2016

It’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.  Lynn and Tim speak with Jessica Sweeten, the activities director at the Assisted Living Facility – Elk Meadows – located in Oakley.  The second guest on the program is Dr. Vern Cooley of the Rosenberg Cooley Orthopedic Clinic located at the Park City Hospital about the upcoming ski season and dealing with the fragility of our human bodies. 

Local News Hour - November 16, 2016

Nov 16, 2016

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City School Board member Phil Kaplan and District Communications Manager Molly Miller  about Tuesday’s meeting. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Recreation Manager Ken Fisher  are in to discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, which includes an 1.5 discussion on the Recreation facilities master plan.  People's Health Clinic Director Beth Armstrong and Matt Slonaker with the Utah Health Policy Project talk about open enrollment for the ACA (American Care Act) market place. In studio.

Mark Clemens from the Sierra Club joins Chris and Nell in the first part of the program to discuss the potential environmental impacts the new administration will have. In the second half of the show, rocky Mountain Power is proposing new rates for customers who want to generate solar power.  Kate Bowman from Utah Clean Energy is here to explain what the new fees and charges are and what it might mean to the future of residential solar in Utah.

Local News Hour - November 15, 2016

Nov 15, 2016

ON today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher who previews tomorrow’s meeting agenda.  Park City Police Captain Phil Kirk discusses the recent sweep they made of the Prospector hillsides to look for transient camps, and what they found. Recycle Utah director Insa Riepen is in with  her monthly update and reminder that today is America Recycles Day and PC Film Series Director Katy Wang and Grace Mason a member of Teen Council to talk about a free showing of Audrie and Daisy on Thursday and the post film discussion. 

The first guest on the program is  Sara Roberts, author of Nimble, Focused, Feisty – Organizational Cultures That Win in the New Era and How to Create Them.  Sara is a leading authority on organizational transformation, culture and building purpose led companies.  Guest number two is Clint Betts of “Start Up Santa.”  And the final guest on the program is Ed Lewis, founder of Snocru in Park City.

Local News Hour - November 14, 2016

Nov 14, 2016

On today’s program, Leslie speaks with Summit County Planner Ray Milliner to talk about tomorrow's Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Superintendent Ember Conley discusses Tuesday’s school board meeting, which includes an update on teacher training for tolerance, early start times and the high school expansion. Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez has details on a new community outreach program on Facebook.

The Morning Mix - November 11, 2016

Nov 11, 2016

First guest on the program is Courtney Spaulding from Troubled Youth Blues Band (classic Blues) and Emanon. She is a Park City High School Senior and performs live.  Next up is the Utah Natural History Museum Curator Mitchell James Power talking about the Behind the Scenes Event: opening non-public exhibits - November 12-13. Then John and Jude talk with Hilary Reiter about The Park City Santa Pub Crawl, Saturday, December 3rd. Finally on the program, information about Bling Fling, Friday & Saturday, Nov 11-12 at PC Community Church.

Local News Hour - November 11, 2016

Nov 11, 2016

On today’s program, Judd Werner and Katie Bernhard with Citizens Climate Lobby are in  to talk about an upcoming event on Monday, Nov. 14th - Failure is Not an Option: Two Decades that Must Change the World.

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