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  Lynn and John interview Jason Wilkes, author of Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself.  Focusing on how mathematics is created rather than on mathematical facts, Wilkes teaches the subject in a way that requires no memorization and no prior knowledge beyond addition and multiplication.Gabriela Gonzalez is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Louisiana State University and the Spokesperson for the LIGO Scientific Collaboration.

After the Park City planning commission got a first look at the Bonanza East proposal in May, with seven buildings for proposed commercial, office and residential space, it sent the applicant back to make changes.  Now the planning staff is reviewing the updated proposal.  KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more: 

Zoom Cleanup Underway

Jun 22, 2016
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A cleanup has begun under the kitchen of the Zoom restaurant on Main Street, undertaken by the landlord of the property, Ken Abdalla.   It isn't clear yet when the restaurant will open.  KPCW's Rick Brought has more:

Bates Steps Up to Bench

Jun 22, 2016

Summit County's chief criminal prosecutor, Matthew Bates, is stepping up to the bench of the Third District Court.  The Utah Senate confirmed his appointment by a unanimous vote.    Governor Gary Herbert appointed Bates to fill a vacancy on the bench left by the retirement of Judge Charlene Barlow.  The Third District covers Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties.  Bates has served with the Summit County Attorney's office since 2011.  Before that, he was an appellate attorney in both criminal and civil matters at the Utah State Attorney General's office from 2006 to 2008.

The Park City school board approved next year’s proposed budget, then amended the approval, adding one more school nurse to the budget in light of convincing and emotional public comments. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Today Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney talk about the scientific truths about gluten that will cut through the din of confusion with Dr. Peter Green, who has studied celiac disease for 25 years.  Dr. Green is the author of, "Gluten Exposed: The Science Behind the Hype and How to Navigate to a Healthy Symptom Free Life."

Then, Rosemund Stone Zander joins us with a new vision for achieving true human fulfillment in her latest book, "Pathways to Possibility: Transforming Our Relationship with Ourselves, Each Other, and the World."

With all the uproar about Vail's trademark application for the name "Park City", why isn't anyone talking about the one business in town that already owns a similar trademark?  KPCW's Renai Bodley explains:

With the primary just a week away, Utahns have until midnight tonight to register to vote in the upcoming primary election.

Utahns can register online or in-person at the appropriate county clerk’s office. If you have already registered, you can view your sample ballot and polling location at vote.utah.gov. The primary election is Tuesday, June 28th.

  Joining Chris and Nell in the first part of the show to discuss record sea and ice loss is Mark Serreze, the Director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colorado.

In the second half of the program, they speak with professor Tadd Truscott who just completed some research that investigated why some species of desert plants have a unique capacity to collect water out of the atmosphere.

It was a perfect night for the annual Savor the Summit - Park City's largest outdoor dinner party. Leslie Thatcher was there and has this report...

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