State & Regional

Technology
2:34 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Cool Science Radio - October 3, 2013

On today's show, Lynn and John have Lauren Strachan in the studio. Lauren is a biomedical scientist whose specialty is stem cells. In the second half, author John Bradshaw, of "Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet". This renowned anthrozoologist  takes us further into the mind of the domestic cat.

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Government Shutdown
10:47 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Grand Canyon Closure Thwarts Locals' Long-awaited River Trips

  The partial federal government shutdown has closed Utah’s five national Parks during a busy season.   One Park City resident who is a river guide in the Grand Canyon National Park is feeling those effects, along with expectant customers who’ve had trips planned for sometimes years.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Healthy Lifestyle
1:19 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

The Mountain Life - October 2, 2013

Today in the program we are talking about where religion and spiritualtiy cross paths with Rick Earnst of the Park City Community Church. Then, a philosophical conundrum...The Trolley Problem.  Or Would you Throw the Fat Guy off the Bridge?  This is a conversation with the NY times bestselling author, Thomas Cathcart about what determines our ethical decisions.  Then a conversation about the most essential components to life…water.  We’ll be joined by Zach Frankel, executive director of the Utah Rivers council about what real conservation means.

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Environment
1:00 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

This Green Earth - October 1, 2013

Nell is back with a summary of her trip to Bhutan. Then, an interview with Dan McNulty, professor at Utah State University who is studying Moose population trends within Utah.

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Financials
12:54 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Mountain Money - September 30, 2013

Today's first guests are Jeff Walker and Jennifer McCrea, co-authors of "The Generosity Network: New Transformational Tools for Successful Fundraising". Then, in the studio is Andrew Howell, of York Hollow Law Firm, that has recently opened in Park City. Finally, Terri Gentry and Linda Lukanowski from Plaint Event Boutique and RSVP by Linda, have combined their businesses, to one location, also in Park City.

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Events
12:45 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Fun Friday - September 27, 2013

Today's show revolves around the Renaissance Faire in Utah County. The director of the faire, Richard Pherman is today's guest. Visit kpcw.org for a full list of events in Summit and Wasatch Counties this week.

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9/11 Memory
1:37 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

9/11 Artifact Arrives In Utah And Park City

A 9,000-pound concrete slab - an artifact of 9/11 - arrived in Utah last week, and is going through a 20-city tour of the state before it settles at a permanent home at the Fort Douglas Military Museum.

But its visit to Park City this Saturday is special, since a local businesswoman played a major role in acquiring the slab for Utah. Rick Brough has more.

Saturday, Sept. 28 – Park City, 11am-4pm; Program 1pm at Lower Main St.

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Technology
12:56 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Cool Science Radio - September 26, 2013

Today's first guest is John Marzluff, Professor of Wildlife Science at the University of Washington, whose research  is focused on jays and ravens. Then, University of Utah electrical engineers, Neal Patwari and Brad Mager, discuss the development of wireless sensors that can detect a person falling.

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Technology
12:39 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Cool Science Radio - September 19, 2013

Today's guests are Molly Wagster, Chief, Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience Branch, Division of Neuroscience, Natioanal Institute on Aging, proving you can teach an old dog new tricks.Then, Laura DeFrancesco, Senior Editor of Nature Biotechnology, on food safety.

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Finance
12:00 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Mountain Money - September 23, 2013

Today's guests include Peter Shankman, author of "Nice Companies Finish First: Why Cutthroat Management Is Over and Collaboration Is In". Then, in the studio is Jessica McCleary, owner of Mountain Town Olive Oil and participant in Goldman Sachs small business program. Finally, Norm Nelson of Vivent.com, home security, automation and solar systems.

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