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Dana Williams

Dana Williams, former mayor of Park City, is planning a public gathering at city hall Wednesday afternoon.   He says it's a way to "welcome" Vail Resort CEO Rob Katz.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

  Music guest Joel Pack performs live in studio today. Then, Judy Cullen, Marketing Director of Squatters and the Wasatch Brew Pub along with Matt Bishop, talk about local hops.  

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Planner Amir Caus about an application for a change of use of an accessory building in Silver Creek; Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez  talks about the overwhelming support county residents have shown his department; Julie Glusker is the new Head of Athlete Career and Education for the US Ski and Snowboard Association and Becca Lael and Katrina Kmak with the Park City Library talk about some upcoming programs.

Mountain Money - July 11, 2016

Jul 11, 2016

  Larry and Alex  first guests are Lydia Rupnow, Emily Cook and Dylan Ferguson from SkullCandy talking about their Buy in PC/Stays in PC program.Then Mat Kendall, Executive Vice President of Adedade talks about their primary care doctors. In the Aledade model, independent physicians can get the benefits of large health care systems while maintaining independence.Finally, author and Forbes contributor Devin Thorpe talks about CSR—corporate social responsibility.

On today's Local News Hour, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Mayor Jack Thomas about this week's drama between Park City and Vail Resorts; Roy Park has a new job as director of the Summit County Recovery Foundation; PC Tots Board President Carol Loomis talks about the progress made over the last year after receiving the first Women's Giving Fund grant in 2015.

  John and Lynn’s first guest is Virginia Heffernan, author of Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art.And then they speak with John Bloom, author of Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story. In the early 1990s, Motorola developed a revolutionary satellite system called Iridium that promised to be its crowning achievement. Iridium the company was a commercial disaster. Only months after launching service, it was $11 billion in debt, burning through $100 million a month.

In front of a number of witnesses, Dolly's Bookstore's George the cat was hit and killed by a driver on Swede Alley yesterday.  The cat was 6 years old. 

According to store management, George was killed instantly and didn’t suffer. The cats at Dolly’s bookstore are as popular as the bestsellers inside. Stray cats have found a new home in the bookstore for decades now.

Future Park City

One of the founders of the citizen group Future Park City is reacting to the recent exchange of public statements between Park City Mountain Resort and Park City, and encouraging local businesses to take more time to examine the issue.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:

Susanne Mitchell

The Women's Giving Fund announced its second annual grant recipient Tuesday night at Silver Lake Lodge in Deer Valley.  The Summit County Children's Justice Center won the $30,000 award.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: 

Vail released a follow-up statement Wednesday morning, after Park City Mayor Jack Thomas replied to a letter Bill Rock, Chief Operating Officer of Park City Mountain Resort, sent the day before.  In that letter, Rock said Vail is not "willing to withdraw or amend" the application to trademark the name "Park City."  In Thomas' response, he said he was "disappointed" with the letter.  Wednesday morning, Vail's Vice President for  Mountain Community Affairs, Kristin Kenney Williams,  released the following statement: 

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