The hour starts out with a conversation with Bryton Sampson from the Leonardo about the Dead Sea Scrolls. In the second half, James Kirkland, Utah State Paleontologist, who issues permits for paleontological research on Utah state lands.
The airport is reporting that two of three air carrier runways are now open. They still recommend checking with your airline regarding flight status.
Salt Lake International Airport is closed due to ice on the runways. The airport is working to make the runways safe but the report is that the ice has compromised the braking action of planes so all runways are closed.
You know all those self help tips about how to avoid stress and be happy during the holidays? Well, Tim and Lynn talk to an expert, Nefertiti Bruce, who says – forget that and remember that we all really want to experience during the holidays. Then, Carl Ingwell of Clean Air Now, who talks about the Salt Lake inversion and how Santa Claus distributed candy canes and air masks. Then, Ben Schott, author of “Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition.”
Today, Nell and Chris speak with Doug Evans, Head of Energy and Resource Management for Mountain Regional Water District. In addition, they cover some news on the U.S. FDA and antibiotics, and why a U.S. company is piping petroleum into Canada.