State & Regional

Environment
4:05 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

This Green Earth - December 17, 2013

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.

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Road to Sochi
1:46 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Dew Tour Mountain Championships Held Last Weekend

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. 

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Finance
3:10 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Mountain Money - December 16, 2013

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.

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Events
12:44 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Fun Friday - December 13, 2013

The Fun Friday guests today are Ryan Cray and Michelle McDonald from the Park Silly Holiday Bazaar. Then, to help with our Holiday Dinner, butcher Chuck Lamb is in the studio.

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Alta Avalanche
3:53 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Skier Trapped After Alta Avalanche

Credit Utah Avalanche Center

A backcountry skier dragged into a ravine by an avalanche Monday was saved by a special air bag she deployed in a bid to stay afloat. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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Environment
1:32 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

This Green Earth - December 10, 2013

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.

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Financial News
12:00 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Mountain Money - December 9, 2013

Larry Warren and Doug Wells return to the airwaves this Monday with another episode of Mountain Money:

Matthew Hart is a veteran writer and journalist, and author of seven books, including the award-winning Diamond. We'll discuss his newest book Gold: The Race for the World's Most Seductive Metal.

Vanessa Di Palma Wright is the owner of Farasha Boutique, a fashion business only seen previously as pop-up boutiques. Farasha opened its first-ever permanent Utah location on Park City’s Main Street.

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Healthcare Forum
11:48 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Healthcare Reform Community Forum - Full Podcast And Slideshows

The full panel (L-R) Greg Matis, Jason Stevenson, Linda Leckman, Larry Warren, Robert Allen, Carolyn Rose and Bill Barnes

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".

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Healthy Lifestyle
10:32 am
Wed December 4, 2013

The Mountain Life - December 4, 2013

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".

 

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Environment
11:45 am
Tue December 3, 2013

This Green Earth - December 3, 2013

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.

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