State & Regional

State & Regional
6:00 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Gov: "Nothing" Not An Option For Utah On Medicaid

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gov. Gary Herbert says Utah will pursue some form of Medicaid expansion but has put off announcing specifics on his decision.

Herbert announced at his monthly televised news conference on Thursday that "doing nothing" to expand the program was off the table.

Under the federal health law, states have the option of expanding eligibility for Medicaid, the state-federal program for low-income people.

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Environment
10:39 am
Wed January 15, 2014

This Green Earth - January 14, 2014

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.

 

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Finance
3:03 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Mountain Money - January 13, 2014

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.

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North Summit Fire District
2:09 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Residents Support Proposal to Add Tollgate Canyon Neighborhoods to North Summit Fire District

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. 

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Technology
4:31 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Cool Science Radio - January 9, 2014

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.

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Legislative Session
2:07 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

State Representative Brian King Running for Re-election

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. 

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Healthy Lifestyle
4:56 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

The Mountain Life - January 8, 2014

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.

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Deer Population
3:29 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Cold Winter Weather a Challenge for Utah's Mule Deer Population

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. 

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Environment
3:26 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

This Green Earth - January 7, 2013

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.

 

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Finance
12:54 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Mountain Money - January 6, 2013

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.

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