State & Regional

Healthy Lifestyle
12:12 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

The Mountain Life - April 2, 2014

On this show, we'll talk with Ann Ober, new to the sustainability department at City Hall, about her role in effective government,  regional transportation, and when the rubber meets the road in sustainable practices for a municipality. Then Spike Carlsen, author of "The Backyard Homestead Book of BUILDING PROJECTS", he's the home project guru.  And if that wasn't enough,  Dave Barry, humor columnist and author of more than 30 books about his latest literary endeavor, "You Can Date Boys When You're Forty". He is a funny guy, or so we are told.

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Air Pollution
12:05 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Wood Smoke Targeted In Governor's Air Clean-up Effort

Utah Governor Gary Hebert has signed legislation geared at cutting air pollution by reducing wood burning in the state. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Environment
10:33 am
Tue April 1, 2014

This Green Earth - April 1, 2014

Nell and Chris speak with Jake Powell, a watershed coordinator with the Kamas Conservation District.  Learn what roles conservation districts play in protecting soil, water and natural resources.   Also, an update on the fire that occurred at an e-waste recyclingfacility in southern Utah earlier this month. Find out if your TV went up in flames.....

 

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2014 Elections
8:03 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Horrocks Challenges Van Tassell From Within GOP

Susan Horrocks, a Republican, is challenging incumbent GOP leader Kevin Van Tassell for re-election to Senate District 26. Horrock said she will be able to represent a five county, rural district that stretches from Vernal to Park City. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
8:00 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Van Tassell Points To Tourism Work On Legislative Resume

Kevin Van Tassell

Utah State Senator Kevin Van Tassell says he will be working hard to be elected to his third term, representing District 26 - even though he has two challengers this year. Rick Brough has more.

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Finance
1:13 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Mountain Money - March 31, 2014

Doug and Larry open this show with Suzanne Mettler, author of "Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream". Since 1980, young adults from low to middle income families are not much more likely to graduate college than four decades ago. In the second half, representatives from the IRS, including Bill Brunson, IRS Media Relations, Tamara Angeloff, IRS Taxpayer Advocate and Virginia Keys, IRS Compliance Officer.

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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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