Host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City Chief Building Official Chad Root who reports,the valuation of building this year has topped the $100-million mark in Park City and plans to introduce a ban on wood burning appliances within the city limits. Park City Assistant City Manager Matt Dias and Planning Director Bruce Erickson talk about how things will change with the appointment of  new Community Development Director, Anne Laurent.

Mountain Money

Sep 29, 2015

Host Larry Warren is joined by special gues hot Alex Butwinski and their first guest is Lori Chillingworth, chair of the Women’s Leadership Institute’s and executive board chair of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Governors. Chillingworth has been recognized in American Banker magazine’s “Most Powerful Women in Banking” issue, ranking among its “25 Women to Watch” list five times and in its recognition of Zions’ “Top Team” of women senior leaders five times.

Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT)

  Commuters in Wanship and Coalville headed to Park City will have a different drive on Interstate 80 starting September 29th.   A brand new westbound lane will open between the Wanship exit and U-S 40.    It’s the penultimate step towards finishing the two-year project.    KPCW’s Renai Bodley explains.

Park City School Board members have been touring the district, making as much information available to the public as possible about why new schools and facilities are needed and how they will be paid for.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

With increasing traffic congestion in Park City and the Snyderville Basin – perhaps no one feels it more than professional drivers.  One local truck driver – who navigates through this area in a 40 ton truck of up to 55 feet in length pleads with drivers to wake up and notice how they interact with those around them. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

As part of its formal public engagement process, Park City Municipal is developing a new report that will explain how things have come to be in town.  Lynn Ware Peek has more

When the call came asking for help from Park City's avalanche dogs in the search of a six year old Hilldale boy who had been swept away in a flash flood last week, five teams from three local resorts responded. Leslie Thatcher has more.

  For the first time Heber Valley residents will get their chance to say what kind of connection they want between their neighborhoods.  Work is underway on a master trail plan and the people behind the project say they're ready for the public's input.  There will be a public meeting Tuesday evening, September 29th, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Heber City offices at 75 North Main Street.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

  Here's a link to the Wasatch County Trails Master Plan survey.  

At Thursday’s Park City Council work session there was overwhelming public support for the Council’s consideration of including carbon reduction as a critical city priority along with housing and transportation.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Monika Guendner

Hosts John Wells and Peggy Ijams welcome their musical guest, Amber Lynn , for a live performance in-studio.  Their second guest is Derryl Yeager from the Odyssey Dance Theatre Production, Thriller,  playing at the Egyptian Theatre thru October 11.  Comic Con is back in Salt Lake City this weekend and Producer Dan Farr takes a few minutes to talk about this huge event. Our own Monika Guendner calls in from the halls of all things geek for an on-site report.