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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.