In this edition of Mountain Money, Larry Warren and Doug Wells interview Erin Arvedlund, author of Open Secret: The Global Banking Conspiracy that Swindled Investors out of Billions. Also Angela Cava, who is the Director of National Accounts for RMC and Evan Tentenbick, general manager of the New Wasatch Brew Pub in Sugarhouse.
In this edition John Wells and Peggy Ijams welcome their first musical guest Austin Wolfe. Austin is a Park City High School student and former American Idol contestant. She sings a brand new song she just wrote two days prior and only played for her mom. You can hear her first ever official performance of the song in the podcast. John and Peg also speak with Katie Wang from the Park City Film Series, upcoming weekend events and more. Don't forget to like their new Facebook page too.
Republican incumbent Attorney General Seam Reyes squared off against Democratic challenger Charles Stormount in a debate at BYU Wednesday evening, each stating their foremost priority is to restore integrity and honor to the Attorney General office. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
In this show, Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells speak with Michael Harris, author of The End of Absence, who addresses what it'll soon be like to live amongst a generation that has never known life without absence, the loss of lack. . The daydreaming silences in our lives are filled; the burning solitudes are extinguished. There’s no true “free time” when you carry a smartphone. Today’s rarest commodity is the chance to be alone with your own thoughts. Also Bruce Jankosky about the NASA mission to probe the climate history of Mars.
In todays edition of the program Lynn and Tim speak with Steven Pinker - he's a cognitive scientist, a linguist, a professor in the school of psychology at Harvard and author of a new book The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. Then, half of Americans will experience poverty at some point before they're 65. Their guest Linda Tirado is one on those people. She wrote a blog that ended up with over 6 million views called, "Why I Make Terrible Decisions or Poverty thoughts." Finally, another topic that delves into life.
In this edition of The Morning Mix, John Wells and Peggy Ijams talk with Derryl Yeager from Odyssey Dance Theater about their upcoming show “Thriller”. They also interview Lisa Schneider (executive director) and Shirley Wright (board member), of Habitat for Humanity about the Overall Ball gala October 4. Plus upcoming weekend events in Park City and Heber, and high school sports in Park City.
Members of the Summit County Council are concerned about what's happening in the Mountain Accord process.
Talking to his colleagues Wednesday, Council Member Roger Armstrong spurred comments. He said that with time running out, the Accord discussions on transportation aren't getting down to brass tacks. More troubling, he said, Summit County is being treated as an afterthought, and it feels like the tenor of the meetings is tilting against a possible light rail up Parley's Canyon - but in favor of a rail up SAlt Lake's Cottonwood Canyon. Rick Brough has more.