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  John and Christie’s first guest today is Errol Grant, a member of the reggae group Patwa.  He performs a cappella in studio.  The next guests are Sean Beard and Amy Cutt   with Running with Ed.  Final guests today are Jocelyn Scudder  from the Kimball Art Center and Kristen McDermaid , the ceramic studio program manager at Kimball.   

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 Wasatch County Democrats have two candidates running for the four open County Council seats.  The chairwoman of the party says it's hard to recruit people to run for office, calling it an "uphill battle".  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:  

The controversial Treasure Mountain Project is back on Park City's Planning Commission agenda after a nearly six year hiatus.   Pat Sweeney, one of the three brothers who own half the development, says the project hit every target Park City Council set for the development, and "not just the target, but the bullseye."   He says the project will be 150,000 sq ft of development above ground on a five million sq ft property, so there will be plenty of "honest to goodness" open space on the land above Old Town.

State Rep. Kraig Powell – one of two republicans in a primary for State house Seat 54 announced yesterday ( Wednesday) on Facebook that he is dropping out from the race. In a short statement, Powell  wrote, "To spare our wonderful community from the divisiveness of what could be a very contentious campaign, I have withdrawn from my House race," He went on to wish the remaining candidates the best of luck in the upcoming election.

The remaining candidates are republican newcomer Tim Quinn and the former chairman of the Wasatch County Democratic Party Rudy Kohler.

  Today on the program Lynn and Tim speak with Dr. Wendy Suzuki, who takes them through the connection between brain health and overall well-being. Her new book is Health Brain, Happy Life: Activate your Brain and Do Everything Better.

The second guests on the program are Steve Hough and Mike Motyka who discuss a local hydroponics business that’s producing greens, possibly in your neighborhood in Park City.

The final guest on the program is Ken Ilgunas discussing  his epic, never done before, and sort of illegal hike across the heartland. 

  National Conservation Leader Brock Evans is visiting Utah this week to speak to Utahns about how to persevere in the fight to protect the environment.  He joins Chris and Nell in the first part of the show to discuss the arc of his environmental career, the talks he is giving this week and why it’s even more important today to educate, advocate and act on environmental issues.

In the second half of the program Chris and Nell speak with Kailey Kornhauser and Kailey Luzbetak.  Both are students enrolled in the U of U’s Environmental humanities program. 

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The Summit County Democratic Party met Saturday and delegates decided they will not have a primary for the one inner-party contest they were considering.  They chose Doug Clyde to run for County Council Seat B, giving him 66 percent of the vote over the other contender, Sean Wharton.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more:

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In this week's Friday Film Review, Libby Wadman looks at the new film, "Eye in the Sky." She says it's an effective war film about a new and different kind of war.

ffective war film about a new and different kind of war.

The Snyderville Planning Commission Tuesday night didn't come to a decision about a request for vested rights on three lots in lower Silver Creek.   Commission Chair Bea Peck said it was difficult deciding what was basically a quasi-legal question, since the background facts go back over fifty years.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more:

  Larry and guest host Steve Joyce first speak with Nate and Haylee Jarvis, new owners of the Dog Nannies.

The second guests on the program are Dave Nichols, President of Park City Air, Cruise, & Travel, an affiliate of the Frosch Signature Travel Network and Tama Hove of Willet Travel.  Park City Air, Cruise, and Travel is a full service travel agency.

In the third segment of the program Mike Quincy, Automotive Specialist for Consumer Reports, talks about the best and worst cars for 2016 and what’s in the future for hybrids and autonomous cars.

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