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The Snyderville Basin Planning Commission Tuesday night unanimously voted to recommend a Development Agreement for the massive Silver Creek Village project. During a public hearing, some citizens were concerned about the density and traffic impacts of the project. But Summit County officials noted that had been settled when Silver Creek got its Specially Planned ARea approval four years ago.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

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A former teacher's aid in the Park City School District, convicted for several home burglaries, has been sentenced to 90 days in jail, followed by three years probation.  Kayla Goodrich received her sentence in Third District Court Monday morning. KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

Wells Fargo Bank has filed suit to foreclose on nearly a dozen companies affiliated with Talisker and the Tuhaye golf development in Summit and Wasatch counties, alleging that the defendants have defaulted on a debt of nearly $164 million.  The lawsuit filed in Third District Court asks that a Receiver be placed in charge of the Tuhaye property (and other collateral pledged by the defendants) and that a sheriff's sale be conducted in both counties.  KPCW's Rick Brough has more.

In this podcast of The Mountain Life Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with  Brad Peterson,  Director of the State's Office of Outdoor Recreation. Then it's Nick Francis, President of the US Ski Mountaineering Association to talk about this weekends Powder keg races at Brighton.

The 1936 Olympic Games were legendary.  Add to the history this true story of an American team that overcame incredible odds to compete in an epic race.  Amy  Mills has this month's book review of The Boys in the Boat.

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In this podcast of Cool Science Radio Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells welcome Mark Beckner, author of The Coders Path to Wealth and Independence.

Then it's Robert Selliah, founder American MedChem.

Nell and Chris first talk about population growth with David Paxson, President of World Population Balance. Although the planet is on it's way to 8 billion people, recent efforts in the areas of education, health care and technology are beginning to slow the rate of growth.  Then in the second part of the show they discuss the fact that, despite all the news coverage, more of the continental U.S. experienced record warmth than record cold during the month of February. 

In this edition of Mountain Money, co hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells speak with Andre Shoumatoff, from Digital Marketing Associates. Then, it's Robb Kunz and Jeremy Lund from Boom Start-Up.

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Former Salt Lake City Mayor and women’s ski jumping pioneer and Park City resident Deedee Corradini died Sunday following a short battle with cancer. 

Deedee Corradini served as the mayor of Salt Lake City from 1992 to 2000.  She was the only female to serve as Mayor of Salt Lake.  Corradini was a pivotal force in the Olympic bid to bring the Olympics to Salt Lake in 2002. Corradini played a vital role in the successful organization of the Games and was a key face of the Utah Olympics.  More recently, Corradini led the charge to bring  women’s ski jumping to the Olympic Games.

Film Reviewers Linda Jager, Barb Bretz and Mark Harrington join KPCW Film Guru Rick Brough for another edition of the Film Roundtable. This time they tackle the highs and lows of the 2015 Oscars from last weekend.

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