State & Regional

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

In the first segment of the program, Lynn and Tim talk parenting and accountability with John G. Miller, founder of QBQ, an organizational development company dedicated to making personal accountability a core value for organizations and individuals. His latest book is, Raising Accountable Kids.  The second guest is Julia Geisler, the executive director of the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance. The final guest on the show today is Dr. Marc Harrison who was recently named the new President of Intermountain Health Care.

Local News Hour - October 19, 2016

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On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board member, Julie Eihausen and communications manager  Molley Miller who have update us on Tuesday’s board meeting.Park City Manager Diane Foster and Economic Development Director Jonathan Weidenhammer to discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including the revised drawings for a new affordable housing project Woodside Park and Erin Bragg, Summit County Sustainability Specialist has details on the Home Energy Score assessments that will be made available  for 100 eligible homeowners.

In Biting the Hands That Feed Us, Food lawyer Baylen Linnekin tells the human stories of farmers, food producers, sellers and consumers who have been hurt by bad food laws and how these rules can be fixed and simplified. In the second segment of the program, Chris and Nell talk with Jill Jonnes, author of the book, Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and people in the American Cityscape. She discusses the history of trees in our urban landscape.

Local News Hour - October 18, 2016

Oct 18, 2016

On today’s program Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher to discuss the agenda for Wednesday's meeting. Beth Armstrong and  Evelyn Servantes  talk about a new series for Mothers & Daughters called Linking Lives that starts next Thursday. Recycle Utah director Insa Riepen with a monthly update and Park City planning director Bruce Erickson has details about tonight's Board of Adjustment meeting on the Kimball Garage appeal.

Mountain Money - October 17, 2016

Oct 17, 2016

On the October 17th edition of Mountain Money, co-hosts Doug Wells and Craig Kipp talk to Consumer Reports Electronics Editor Jerry Beilinson about protecting your privacy online.  Then, do you like Uber?  How about Uber-type service for  lawn-care and snow removal?  Tech entrepreneur Andrew Motter is in the studio to discuss the service available in Park City.  And finally, many people know Park City local Kirsten Fox as the headmistress of the Fox School of Wine.  Now she has a new business, UpLift Gift, that was inspired in part by her experience as a cancer patient.  UpLift Gift combine

Local News Hour - October 17, 2016

Oct 17, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Public Works Director Blake Fonnesbeck to talk about the delay in implementing the downtown parking plan till next spring. Park City School Superintendent Ember Conley is in studio to talk about tomorrow's school board meeting at 4 pm. Basin Recreation District Director Brian Hanton has this month’s update with a monthly update and Robin Marrouche from Kimball Art Center and filmmaker Thomas Morgan are into talk about his new film A Moving Feast and Marrouche’s recent visit to the refugee camp where it was filmed.

The Morning MIx - October 14, 2016

Oct 14, 2016

John and Jude welcome Shellie Barrus and Mikey Butters from Habitat for Humanity who are in studio to talk about the Overall Ball coming up October 22 at Legacy Lodge. Then Jocelyn Scudder and Larissa Trout from the Kimball Art Center bring us up to date on the third annual ARToberFest October 15th.

On today’s program, it’s the Friday Mountain Trails Report with Lora Smith. Park City Film Series Director Katy Wang previews this weekend's screening as well as some of their upcoming events and new membership efforts. Park City Municipal sustainability Director Luke Cartin and Bina Skordas talk more about the City’s commitment to the Pro Snow initiative and finally a conversation with Guitarist  Ottmar Liebert – who is performing with his band Luna Negra at the Egyptian Theater tonight and tomorrow.

On today's Utah Politics Now, co-hosts Leslie Thatcher talk to the Park City School Board candidates for District 2, Andrew Caplan and Peter Yogman.  They address issues such as school start times, teacher salaries and drug testing in schools.  Then Mark Thomas, Dhief Deputy and Director of Elections for the Utah Lieutenant Governor's office, joins us on the phone to talk about vote-by-mail, the importance of mailing your ballot on time to be counted, and how to protect yourself from voter fraud. 

Cool Science Radio - October 13, 2016

Oct 13, 2016

Lynn and John’s first guest is Art Markman who has answers as to how our brain works and why we behave the way we do in his new book, Brain Briefs. Guest number two is Chuck English, in charge of snowmaking at Deer Valley.