Youth Sports Alliance

Registration is now open for Youth Sports Alliance mountain biking and bouldering programs after school on Fridays. Sessions will run September 4, 11, 18, 25 at the Bouldering Mine for Climbing and Quinn's Junction for mountain biking. To sign up go to www.ysaparkcity.org and click on Get Out and Play.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher discussed the proposed $56-million education bond with School Board members Nancy Garrison and Julie  Eihausen. Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chuck Klingenstein reviews the items of discussion at last night's meeting including the EPA update and positive recommendation for the new location of Whole Foods. Sara Hutchinson with Park City Education Foundation and Summit County Librarian Kirsten Nilsson preview the community discussions on this year's One Book - Boys in the Boat.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with the CEO and Founder of Emerald Data Solutions Ari Ioannides and Grant Smith, the Technology Coordinator of the Avondale Arizona Elementary School District about a new Park City School District program to teach computer coding.  Mayor Jack Thomas discusses the future of the planning department now that Acting Director Kayla Sintz has resigned. Assistant Park City manager Matt Dias reviews the agenda for Thursday's City Council meeting.

ON today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Mayor Jack Thomas and City Council member Tim Henney about Monday's "What's Next Park City?" growth forum. City manager Diane Foster has details on some of the agenda items for Thursday's City Council meeting, including an $800,00 upgrade to the McPolin Barn. Rich Bullough and Katie Mullaly from the Summit County Health Dept. have the monthly update. The Foreigner opens at the Egyptian Theater on Thursday.

On today's Local News Hour, Snyderville Basin planning commissioner Chuck Klingenstein discusses the commission's reaction to the newest information regarding Whole Foods move to the Canyon Corner parcel along Landmark Drive. Park City manager Diane Foster and budget manager Nate Rockwood review the proposed capital improvements plan for the coming fiscal year. Katie Mullaly with the Sumjit County Health Dpartmet talks about the WIC program and bike safety and Youth Sports Alliance director Aimee Preston has an update on its successful fundraiser efforts.

Fun Friday - April 4, 2014

Apr 4, 2014

This show transitions from winter to spring. Maura Robbins and Sean Beard are in to get us excited about getting a team together for Park City Education Foundation's Running With Ed fundraiser. Spring also brings golf season. Christopher Johnson, Certified Personal Coach with GolfTec helps us "swing into spring". Then Jan Mitchell is here to cheer on the Youth Sports Alliance 'Team Park City' Olympic and Paralympic Homecoming Parade.

Summit County will cheer on nearly two dozen Olympic athletes who participated in the 2014 Winter Games and Paralympic Games this Saturday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Schedule of Events

The Youth Sports Alliance has pinned down enough Olympic and Paralympic athletes who will be in town at the same time to put together a community-wide celebration for those who made their country and their city proud in Sochi, Russia. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Park City Gold Virtual Ski-A-Thon

Feb 4, 2014

Downhill ski, cross country ski or pick your event where miles or hours can be logged to raise money for the Youth Sports Alliance’s Dare to Dream Scholarship Fund and local winter sports teams. Register for $25 at www.athlete.com/ysa. Compete with local Olympians – Shannon Bahrke and Brett Camerota - to ski the most miles or raise the most money by securing per-mile sponsors between February 7 and March 16, 2014, to win prizes such as a heliskiing trip for two or ‘First Tracks’ for ten at Canyons. For more information visit www.ysapc.org or call 435.214.0792.