Nell and Chris first speak with Mark Hadley from Utah Division of Wildlife Resources about the rash of Bald Eagle deaths occurring around the Great Salt Lake. Then they speak with Alan de Queiroz, author of The Monkey's Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shapedthe History of Life.
Today's guests include Paul Oyer, author of "Everything I Ever Wanted to Know About Economics I Learned From Online Dating". Then, Chris Monroe, owner of the Torchlight Inn, in Old Town, Park City. Finally, Peter Metcalf, CEO of Black Diamond, Inc. Peter has recently been named a Director of the Salt Lake City Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
A public hearing on a proposal to add Tollgate Canyon neighborhoods to the North Summit Fire District brought out just a few comments to the County Council. But they were all supportive. Rick Brough has more.
In the first half of the show, Gordon Burghart, comparative psychologist at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville discusses reptiles and how they are smarter than we think. In the second half, Gemma Tarlach, Senior Editor of Discover Magazine talks about the 100 Top Stories of 2013.
Summit County is split into three state legislative districts - one of them- just a sliver of land incorporating Summit Park and half of Pinebrook is represented by Democrat Brian King. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Lynn and Tim talk with Tom Diegel of the Wasatch Backcountry alliance, also a conversation about the Longest Date (that would be called marriage) with NY Times bestseller and writer for Modern Family and Sex in the City, Cindy Chupack. Then they’ll discuss the connection between - strangely enough, alcoholism and good writing, The Trip to Echo Spring, by Olivia Laing.
The cold weather and snow depths can be a challenge for Utah's mule deer population. But according to a DWR official monitoring the herds, you're not doing the animals any favors by feeding them. Rick Brough has more.
On today's show, Chris and Nell speak with Craig Stevens, author of the book "Is Renewable Really Doable? Exploring Clean Energy's Opportunities and Tough Realities". They also cover several items in the news including the growing demand being placed on the Colorado River.
Today's first guest is Katherine Bell, Editor of the Harvard Review Blog Network and author of "The Ideas that Shaped Management in 2013". The next guest is Patty Harte, managing director of Institutional Services for TIAA-CREF, a leading financial services provider. Finally, Kreg Van Stralen, owner of Park City Broiler.