State & Regional

2014 Elections
8:16 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Worthen Becomes Brown's Sole Dem Opponent

Incumbent GOP Representative Mel Brown only has one Democratic challenger in his re-election bid for House District 53. That is Morgan County resident Ray Worthen. Rick Brough has more.

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Events
12:12 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Fun Friday - March 28, 2014

A mix of seasons fills the show. The first guest is Carrie Westberg, Event/Promotions Manager for Deer Valley Resort. She gives us the run down of the U.S. Freestyle Championship, March 28 through 30th. Then, we hop into spring with Katherine Veeder from Swaner EcoCenter. Their Spring and Earth Day celebration is next Saturday, April 5.

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Technology
1:06 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Cool Science Radio - March 27, 2014

Lynn and John have a discussion with Naveena Sadasivam, reporter at ProPublica, an independent non-profit news room, about possible health implications of hydro fracking. Karen Wilkinson is the second guest. She is the co-author, with Mike Petrich, of The Art of Tinkering, a celebration of what it means to tinker: take things apart and build art that is part of science and technology.

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2014 Elections
12:19 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Democratic Stevens Rises To Challenge Van Tassell

Wayne Stevens
Credit stevensforutsenate.com

Utah State Senator Kevin Vanb Tassell, whose District 26 includes the Park City area, has a Democratic challenger, Wayne Stevens, who is a Vernal resident, like Van Tassell.

Stevens talked to KPCW about environmental issues, and said he favors the proposed Tesoro pipeline. Rick Brough has more.

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Environment
2:55 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

This Green Earth - March 25, 2014

Chris Cherniak talks topics of sustainability. His first guest is Lisa Yoder, Sustainability Coordinator for Summit County, who has details on the 2014 - 2016 sustainability plan. Then, Brian McInerney, from the National Weather Service,  is in to talk about weather and climate.

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2014 Elections
4:11 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Vance Discusses Candidates Running This Term

Credit vancelawutah.com

The race for Utah's House District One includes some independent-party candidates running against incumbent Rob Bishop and two Democrats. One of the independents is Park City-based attorney Dwayne Vance. Rick Brough has more.

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Finance
11:51 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Mountain Money - March 24, 2014

This week, hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells start their show off by exploring the Banking on Women program from GE Capital with Kathy Ricci, executive director of the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund. Then Mountain Money showcases a local businesswoman: Judi Durboraw the local marketing director for Freebirds World Burrito, which just opened in Kimball Junction. The show finishes with Donna Milakovic, Vice President at the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Jennifer Lynn Stone, founder of Fandancy and student in the Young Entrepreneur Academy. They'll talk about the YEA!

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ONE Wasatch
5:22 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Resorts All On Board With Connected Vision

Credit Ski Utah

Ski Utah and the seven ski resorts of the Central Wasatch are behind the ONE Wasatch vision - to create the first interconnected ski resort in the country. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Science and Technology
1:27 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Cool Science Radio - March 20, 2014

John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek speak with Lev Grossman, author of last month's TIME magazine cover story,  Quantum Leap: Inside the Tangled Quest for the Future of Computing.

Then Craig Aaron, CEO of Free Press about net neutrality and the recently announced merger between Comcast and Time Warner. 

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ONE Wasatch
5:19 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

ONE Wasatch Will Give Utah Edge Over Other Ski States

Ski Utah – with the backing of the seven central Wasatch Mountain ski resort representatives  - today announced One Wasatch – a vision to connect all seven resorts on private property by chairlifts and ski runs.  KPCW”s Leslie Thatcher has more on today’s press conference.

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