Alex Butwinski sat in for Doug Wells on this episode of KPCW's Mountain Money. This episode features a conversation with Joan O'Brien from utahnewspaperproject.org about the ongoing situation at The Salt Lake Tribune. Mickey Grames, Programs Manager for The Utah Microenterprise Fund joined the show to talk their programs, which are expanding. Lisa Schneider and Scott Loomis then joined the show to talk about the Homeownership 101 workshop coming up on July 30th.
It's fresh updates on all kinds of Summer fun on this edition of KPCW's Mountain Summer. Updates include exhibits at the Utah Museum of Natural History, The Park City Arts Festival, The Sundance Institute, The Summit County Fair and a visit from Chef Meryl.
On this episode of KPCW's Cool Science Radio, hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek are airing a rebroadcast of a couple of archived interviews, including a conversation with NASA's Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum. She joined the show to talk about the Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory satellite; it's part of their mission to improve forecasting of extreme weather events. Author Sam Keane also joined the show to talk about his new book The Tale Of Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History Of The Human Brain As Revealed By True Stories Of Trauma, Madness And Recovery.
Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney started today's episode with a conversation with a group of accomplished runners and their parents. These kids have set world records and can tick off a 5K in about 16 minutes - some of them actually beat Tim Henney during the annual 4th Of July Fun Run. Next up, they spoke with Zelda La Grange, author of Good Morning Mr. Mandela. She was Nelson Mandela's long-time personal assistant and honorary "grand daughter".
In the first segment of today's show, Nicky DeFord with Vail Resorts join hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson to talk about Vail's ongoing efforts in environmental sustainability. In the second segment, Stephanie Dolmat-Connell of the University of Utah and Lisa Yoder of Summit County joined the show to talk about the University's "Community Solar" program. Finally, Nell and Chris share why it's a bad idea to leave your car running, unattended, with the air conditioner on, just to keep your dog cool.
Starting in 2015, the 8 year 1.8 billion dollar rebuild of the Salt Lake City International Airport will begin. While the impacts are imminent, airport executives hope to keep using the airport as hassle free as possible. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Larry and Doug began this episode of Mountain Money with a conversation on toxic work environments with Dr. Merideth Ferguson, an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at Utah State University. The show wrapped up on a much lighter note with John Keahey, author of Hidden Tuscany: Discovering Art, Culture, And Memories in a Well-Known Region's Unknown Places.