Summit County Health Director Thinks Everyone Needs a Flu Shot

Oct 12, 2016

It's the time of year to start thinking about getting a flu shot.  And we are talking "shot".  Last year the flu mist was proven to be ineffective. The Summit county Health Director, Rich Bullough recommends  the traditional flu vaccine.  Carolyn Murray has more on the story:

Linda Jager

Park City has been making changes for the community to be net-zero by 2032 for more than a year. On Tuesday, Park City officials joined forces with the Climate Reality Project; I AM PRO SNOW – and committed to the 100 percent renewable electricity pledge.

Today Lynn and Tim speak with Rebeca Gonzalez.  Rebeca is a Park City high school graduate and an astonishing young woman who is doing incredible things for the Latino community and potential first generation college students in general. They speak with her in the first half of the show.

Local News Hour - October 12, 2016

Oct 12, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Member JJ Ehlers and Athletic Director Jamie Sheetz about the board looking into the possibility of drug testing students.=. Snyderville Planning Commission member Chuck Klingenstein discusses last night’s meeting. Summit County Health Dept. director RichBullough introduces his new Health Department PIO, Derek Siddoway and Main Street store representatives Vanessa Di Palma Wright from Farasha and Ingrid Hallberg from Burns Cowboy Shop have details about Fall into Fashion - happening tomorrow night.


The Park City Board of Education will further discuss whether the district should implement drug testing for students. Leslie Thatcher has more.

This Green Earth - October 11, 2016

Oct 11, 2016

Today Nell and Chris cover a number of environmental stories in the news, including record high carbon dioxide levels, record purchases of electric vehicles and how much coal your solar panels save. 

Family Foundation Funds Pilot Program for Dyslexia

Oct 11, 2016

An estimated one percent of students in the Park City School District are dyslexic. With a dyslexic child of their own, Ty and Karen Hall and their family foundation are now bankrolling a pilot program to fund training for teachers that will help them identify which students are struggling academically.

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher to discuss the agenda for Wednesday's meeting. Park City  Planning director Bruce Erickson on Wednesday’s  City Planning Commission meeting in which Treasure will be discussed. PC MARC Wellness Coordinator Dondee Sherer-Lykes has details about tomorrow's Free Lunch and Learn. Parents Shauna Wiest and Natalie Herron with Connect Summit County talk about CONNECT’s Parent Roundtable on Thursday, October 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Park City Community Church.

Mountain Money - October 10, 2016

Oct 10, 2016

Larry and Doug’s first guest is John Esposito, CEO of  High West Distillery which was sold Oct. 5 to Constellation Brands. , Guest number two is  Paul Wozniak,of  Park City Angels which funds startup companies, like High West. The third guests are Vanessa Di Palma Wright of Farasha Boutique and Mardi Lovell of Panache talking about “Fall into Fashion”, an effort to get shoppers on Main Street in the off season.

Local News Hour - October 10, 2016

Oct 10, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County planner Amir Caus about tomorrow's Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley has a preview of Tuesday’s school board work session, including a discussion about drug testing. Park City Education Foundation monthly update with Executive Director Abby McNulty and McPolin Instructional Coach Julie Hastings. They will talk about the new Dyslexia Initiative in the Park City School District.