In this edition of The Morning Mix, John and Peg welcome musical guest Dan Hall. Plus Dan MacNulty from Utah State University, Department of Wildland Resources. .Upcoming weekend events in Park City and more!
Representative Kraig Powell is seeking a fourth term to represent Utah House District 54. In his candidate interview with KPCW, Powell said he's a person who avoids extremes in politics, and thus is able to represent both the Park City area, as well as Wasatch County. Rick Brough has more on Powell's comments, including the effects of this week's U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision on state law, and education issues.
Today in the program, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells go on a wild ride with science writer Mara Grunbaum. Her work has appeared in Popular Science, Discover, and Scientific American and more. She’s written a new book – unlike none you’ve ever seen before about the strange things that evolution has produced. It’s called WTF, Evolution: A Theory of Unintelligible Design.
Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with local photographer and filmmaker Lori Adamski-Peek about her new project - a documentary called Down the Fence, which profiles reined cow horse trainers on their way to a national competition.
Then they speak with William Alexander - who at age 57 - was inspired to learn French by total immersion. He wanted to BE French, but settled for devoting a few years of his life to the study. He survived and has written a book called, "Flirting With French," and he joins us to talk about his experiences.
In this edition of This Green Earth, Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson first speak with Chris Crockett, an aquatic biologist with the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources. Crockett specializes in amphibians and discusses the re-introduction of the Columbia Spotted Frog into Swaner Preserve. After that, Chris and Nell speak with Katy Wang of the Park City Film Series about their latest film, A Fierce Green Fire, a documentary about the origins of the environmental movement here in the U.S.
The first same-sex couple to be legally married in Summit County last December just took a deep sign of relief and said Monday their civil rights were honored when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the appeal on the overturn of Utah's same-sex marriage ban . Lynn Ware Peek has more.
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.