Today, Nell and Chris speak with Doug Evans, Head of Energy and Resource Management for Mountain Regional Water District. In addition, they cover some news on the U.S. FDA and antibiotics, and why a U.S. company is piping petroleum into Canada.
The Dew Tour Mountain Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado last weekend were the first Olympic qualifiers this year for free-ski and snowboard athletes hoping to advance to the Sochi Games. Rick Brough has more.
Today's guest line up starts with Rob Kaplan, Former vice chairman at Goldman Sachs, professor and Senior Dean at Harvard Business School and author of "What You're Really Meant To Do". Then, Bill Brunson. Bill tells us tax saving tips for the end of the year, IRS auctions and the clearinghouse on line. To finish the hour, Sarah Baldwin, co-owner of Park City Sports Ski and Snowboard Rentals, which is now open on Lower Main by the Town Lift.
Hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak save the world once again with their latest installment of This Green Earth.
Chris and Nell first speak with Lisa Schneider of Habitat for Humanity and Jeff Hymas with Rocky Mountain Power about Habitat's most recent home on Marsac Avenue - it's "wattsmart". Then, they speak to Insa Riepen of Recycle Utah about all the holiday waste that's actually recyclable, fruitcake excluded.
Healthcare Reform: Minus the Misinformation, Motives & Myths
KPCW continued its series of community forums to discuss timely topics to citizens of the Wasatch Back. Each forum is broadcast live on-air and posted on our website afterwards so listeners can inform themselves on the topic.
This year, with the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act, KPCW partnered with Summit County's hospital, the Intermountain Park City Medical Center, to provide "Healthcare Reform: Minus the Misinformation, Motives and Myths".
Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney talk with Paul Diegel, director of the friends of the Utah Avalanche Center joining us to talk about snow science, scary avalanches and how the forest service employs avalanche forecasters. Then, New York Times bestselling author, Simon Garfield, letter writer extraordinaire, who will talk about a lost art and his new book, "To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing". Finally, Daniel Pink, author of the book, now in paperback, "To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others".
Today's guest is Adam Minter, author of "Junkyard Planet", a look into the ugly, yet profitable world of recycling; and why so much of our "waste" ends up in China, only to be recycled into cheap stuff we can't wait to buy.