State & Regional

Finance
12:51 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Mountain Money - May 5, 2014

The hour starts out with author Adam Braun, "The Promise of a Pencil: How An Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change". Adam started an organization "Pencils of Promise" with $25 that has since built more than 200 schools around the world. Then, in the studio, Kelly Miller, Manager of Assemble Park City, offering 30 private offices. Finally, Nanette Bush, Home Finance Lender at Zions Bank. April is the busiest month for online home searches in Utah. She tells what mortgage hunters need to know for the spring home buying season.

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Traffic Fatality
8:27 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

PETA's Bid For Turkey Memorial In Utah Denied

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An animal rights activist's request to install a roadside memorial at the site where hundreds of turkeys died in a Utah truck crash has been denied.

The Utah Department of Transportation on Friday rejected the request made by Amy Meyer of Salt Lake City on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, saying it didn't meet the agency's policy standards.

The memorials allow grieving families to memorialize loved ones who die in highway crashes.

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Politics
6:25 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

Ann Romney Touts Traditional Values To Utah Grads

CEDAR CITY, UTAH (AP) - Ann Romney touted traditional values in a commencement address at Southern Utah University, urging graduates to live a "purpose-driven life" and to embrace the challenge of parenthood. 

The wife of former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and mother of five sons spoke to nearly 1,800 graduates on Friday.

She says young people too often delay parenthood because they think they can't both have a career and a family. 

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Technology
1:07 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Cool Science Radio - May 1, 2014

John and Lynn have Dr. Thalma Lobel, author of "Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence", who is one of the world's leading expert on human behavior. In the second half, David Waltham, author of "Lucky Planet: Why Earth Is Exceptional and What That Means For Life In The Universe". Waltham paints a complex picture of how special Earth's climate really is.

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State & Regional
7:27 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

No Risk To Drink Water From Crash Because Of Oil Leak

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Health and environment officials say there's no risk to Salt Lake City area drinking water from a crude oil spill on Interstate 80 earlier Wednesday.

The Salt Lake County Health Department and Salt Lake City Public Utilities said Wednesday afternoon that the spill in Parley's Creek can be cleaned up before it hits the reservoirs that provide drinking water.

The crash Wednesday morning snarled westbound traffic on the highway and sent two drivers to the hospital with minor injuries.

Healthy Lifestyle
4:37 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

The Mountain Life - April 30, 2014

Lynn and guest co-host John Wells spoke first with NY Times bestselling author Zac Bissonnette, author of Good Advice from Bad People:  Selected Wisdom form Murderers, Stock Swindlers, and Lance Armstrong.

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Environment
10:24 am
Wed April 30, 2014

This Green Earth - April 30, 2014

Nell and Chris first talk bark beetles with Colleen Keyes of the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands.  Some areas of Utah have had all of their spruce trees killed due to the beetle.   After that, they speak with Republic Services about what NOT to put in your recycling bin.

  

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Finance
11:37 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Mountain Money - April 28, 2014

Larry and Doug have an in depth conversation with  Dick Cross, author of "60-Minute CEO:Mastering Leadership an Hour at a Time". In the second half, Jess Reid, of Jess Reid Real Estate, celebrating 30 years of business in Park City. Also,  Davidene Zimmerman, owner of Davidene Quilt Shop, who offers fabric, products and help to complete your quilt project.

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Parties
5:31 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Three Hospitalized After Cottonwood Heights Party

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS (AP) - Police in Cottonwood Heights say they've issued a dozen citations at a party where people had taken the so-called "date rape" drug.

Officer Brian Eschtruth says police responded to a disturbance around 7 a.m. Sunday at an apartment complex on South Highland Drive. 

They found one unconscious 20 year old man next to a swimming pool and another unconscious 23 year old man who was sliding into the pool. One officer pulled him out of the water. Authorities also found a 19 year old woman passed out on a couch inside an apartment. 

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Government
5:02 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Republican And Democrat Caucus Changes

To all appearances, last weekend's Republican and Democratic state conventions could be the last round for Utah's caucus and convention system as we know it. A bill in the recent legislature altered the process for candidates to get on a primary ballot.

But Summit County's Democratic and GOP party chairs think the caucus system might still be basically unchanged. Rick Brough has more.

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