State & Regional

Bias Against Park City
5:19 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Armstrong Criticizes Mountain Accord Of Agenda

Members of the Summit County Council are concerned about what's happening in the Mountain Accord process.

Talking to his colleagues Wednesday, Council Member Roger Armstrong spurred comments. He said that with time running out, the Accord discussions on transportation aren't getting down to brass tacks. More troubling, he said, Summit County is being treated as an afterthought, and it feels like the tenor of the meetings is tilting against a possible light rail up Parley's Canyon - but in favor of a rail up SAlt Lake's Cottonwood Canyon. Rick Brough has more.

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State & Regional
12:42 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Little Common Ground Between Candidates

Challenger Donna McAleer (R) offered differening thoughts on most subjects from incumbent Rob Bishop (L)
Credit Credit Tom Smart / Deseret News

Tuesday evening's first election debate between Republicant incumbent Rob Bishop and Democratic challenger Donna McAleer in Utah's First Congressional District revealed some distinct differences between the two candidates. Leslie Thatcher has more.

  Franci Eisenberg contributed to this article.

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Science & Technology
10:56 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Cool Science Radio - September 25, 2014

On this edition of Cool Science Radio, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells interview Christian Rudder, author of Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking). Sheila Crowell, Psychology professor at University of Utah talks about the increased visual realism of 3-D films. Also Lauren Lockey from Sage Mountain Animal Rescue discusses the documentary screening of Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret.

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Election 2014
5:47 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

First District Debate Highlights

(L-R) Incumbent Rep. Rob Bishop, Moderator Ken Verdoia and Challenger Donna McAleer
Credit Credit Tom Smart / Deseret News

The only public debate between the candidates for the first congressional district pointed out the many partisan differences between the two candidates. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Healthy Lifestyle
3:23 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

The Mountain Life - September 24, 2014

On this edition of The Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney welcome Dr. Stephanie Singer who believes there is a healthy approach to aging. Also a discussion with author Jeffrey Kluger about his book, The Narcissist Next Door

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Congressional Debate
7:19 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

McAleer v Bishop: Full Debate Podcast

Rep. Rob Bishop (R) shakes the hand of his challenger Donna McAleer (D)
Credit Tom Smart / Deseret News

Democratic challenger Donna McAleer debated Republican incumbent Rob Bishop for the First Congressional District seat on issues including gun control, immigration, Social Security, air quality and the Affordable Care Act.

The full debate podcast below:

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National Seat
2:36 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

LIVE Broadcast Tonight

Tonight at 6 PM, KPCW will have a live broadcast of the only debate between local Democratic candidate Donna McAleer and Republican incumbent Rob Bishop - both vying for Utah's First District Congressional seat. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Environmental Issues
12:52 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

This Green Earth - September 23, 2014

Brian McInerney, Senior Hydrologist with the National Weather Service, joins hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson to discuss all things weather and climate.  He summarizes our past summer's temperatures and precipitation.  He also announces that Park City is getting a new Climate Station at the Public Library.

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National Rankings
6:17 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Deer Valley Holds Steady In Skiers' Eyes

SKI Magazine is out with the new 2015 Best Ski Resort rankings, and Deer Valley has once again kept its position in the Top 3. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Financial News
12:29 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Mountain Money - September 22, 2014

In this show Mountain Money welcome guests Shane Snow, Smart Cuts: How Hackers, Innovators and Icons Accelerate Success. Kimberly Houk from the Red Cross, about a new blood donor app. Also Christian Amoroso, CEO Resort Web Feed/Whattodo.info. Listen to the podcast here.

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