State & Regional

Environment
1:46 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

This Green Earth - February 18, 2014

Chris and Nell's first guest is Brent Giles, Chief Sustainability Officerfor Powder Corp, which includes Park City Mountain Resort.   Brent will talk about "Protect Your Playground" a contest soliciting ideas from individuals on how to protect your natural surroundings and playgrounds, and how that idea could win you up to $2500!      Their second guest, Kevin Emersen, Senior Policy and Regulatory Associate  with Utah Clean Energy,  provides an update on all those clean air bills being considered by the state legislature.

  

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Finance
1:51 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Mountain Money - February 17, 2014

Larry Warren welcomes guest host Beth Fratkin who start the hour with a conversation with Former Governor of Utah, Mike Leavitt, author of "Finding Allies, Building Alliances: 8 Elements That Bring - and Keep - People Together". In the second half of the show, Joe Dobrow, author of "Natural Prophets: From Health Foods to Whole Foods - How the Pioneers of the Industry Changed the Way We Eat and Reshaped American Business".

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State & Regional
12:31 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

High Risk Of Avalanches In Central North Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Forecasters are warning holiday skiers and others that there's considerable to high risk of avalanches in the mountains of central and northern Utah.

The Utah Avalanche Center warn that dangerous conditions exist on many elevations and slopes that could lead to natural and human triggered slides.

Officials warn anyone in the backcountry areas should avoid slopes steeper than 30 degrees. 

There's a considerable or high risk in the Uintah Mountains and ranges near Logan, Ogden, Provo, Moab, and the Salt Lake and Skyline areas. 

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State & Regional
4:45 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Kraig Powell On Utah Funding

Some of the hot-button issues at the Utah legislature include education funding, gas taxes, and discrimination against the LGBT community. Rep. Kraig Powell discussed those with KPCW on Friday. Rick Brough has more.

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Avalanche Deaths
11:47 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Weekend Is Deadly In Backcountry

With all the new snow, the danger in the backcountry is extreme and two people died in avalanches in 48 hours.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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