State & Regional

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

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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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ONE Wasatch
4:17 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Ski Utah Announces Concept Of Connecting Seven Resorts

Credit Ski Utah

Ski Utah and Area Resorts Unveil ONE Wasatch Concept

A Vision to Connect Seven Ski Resorts in the Central Wasatch Mountains

(SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH) – Ski Utah and representatives from Alta Ski Area, Brighton Resort, Canyons Resort, Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain Resort, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, and Solitude Mountain Resort held a news conference today at Ski Utah’s headquarters to announce their support for an over-the-snow connection between all seven resorts via chairlift and ski run called ONE Wasatch.  

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Healthy Lifestyle
2:19 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

The Mountain Life - March 19, 2014

Join Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek as they explore the world of bacteria inside the human mouth along with Marielle Pariseau, founder of shapingthefutureofdentistry.com 

Then Scott Escott, Trails Coordinator with Moab Trail Mix.  It's the group that builds networks of single track trails in the Moab area.  He'll talk about how they move Subaru sized boulders and how they fund the hundreds of miles of new trails.

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Tourism News
5:38 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Good News For Tourism: Money

There's good news for Utah's tourism industry out of this year's legislative session - which committed $15 million to promoting the state. In addition, those funds could continue to grow each year. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Environment
12:13 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

This Green Earth - March 18, 2014

First on today's show, hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson talk with Lt. Col. Chip Elliott, an instructor of chemistry at the U.S. Military Academy. He'll reveal what the Army is doing in the areas of energy consumption and reduction. Author Emma Marris will follow to discuss her writings on nature and her book Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-wild World.

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