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.
Today's guests are Bill Barnes, federal government relations for Intermountain Healthcare, Bryn Carey, President of Ski Butlers, founded in Park City and Kate Bjordahl, owner of Powder Paws Veterinary Clinic.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's ski resorts are taking the offensive in ensuring the multi-billion-dollar-a-year industry isn't hurt by recreational marijuana stores set to open in January. Rick Brough has more.