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Wildlife advocates say they have two weeks to raise $50,000 to save wildlife and drivers on I-80.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more.

For the Save People Save Wildlife website, click here

For the Razoo fundraising site for the fence, click here.

Ann Ober

Ann Ober has been hired as the new city manager for Milwaukie – a small city in Oregon. Born in Minnesota, Ober has spent most of her life in Utah and has served as the regional policy and energy director for Park City for the last three years. But after dipping her toes into the process of helping Millcreek City take shape – she jumped in with both feet and began her journey toward her longtime goal of becoming a city manager.

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After what many would call a busy summer of events in Park City, SEAC (Special Events Advisory Committee) spent Tuesday afternoon sorting out what they plan to recommend to the city council September 22nd. Carolyn Murray has more.

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Economic Development Director Jonathan Weidenhammer about Tuesday’s SEAC (Special Events Advisory Committee) recommendations to the city council. Park City Police Officer Leslie Welker and Steve Jensen have details about Sunday’s 9/11 Memorial Celebration. Ann Johnson and Whitney Leavitt invite the community to the domestic violence awareness event, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes and Aimee Preston, Youth Sports Alliance Director announces they have reached the $2-million mark for the Stein Eriksen Opportunity Endowment.

Cool Science Radio - September 8, 2016

Sep 8, 2016

  John and co-host Steve Joyce speak with Gretchen Bakke, author of The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future. America's electrical grid, an engineering triumph of the twentieth century, is turning out to be a poor fit for the present. It's not just that the grid has grown old and is now in dire need of basic repair.

Photo by Lynn Chamberlain, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

The Utah Wildlife Board approved more cougar hunting permits this season.  Several people spoke out against the increase at a public hearing last week.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

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Luke Cartin said the city’s goal to be net zero by 2022 and the entire community by 2032 won’t be easy. As he’s settling into his new job, he said his focus will first be around municipal operations - basically everything from bus fleets to the ice arena – and getting them to be net-zero. That is, basically any of the carbon that is released from city operations will be offset by new trees, solar power or purchasing energy credit.

Local News Hour - September 7, 2016

Sep 7, 2016

  On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Dave Nichols, the chairman and founder of the U.S.  Adaptive Bobsled and Skeleton Association and one of 4 original founding athletes. The International Olympic Committee and International Paralympic Committee decided Monday to include Paralympic bobsled and skeleton in the 2022 winter games. Summit County Fire Warden Bryce Boyer is in studio with fire report on two fires burning in Summit County.

Mountain Life - September 7, 2016

Sep 7, 2016

  On today’s program Lynn and Tim talk with Margaux Bergen about her book, Navigating Life: Things I wish My Mother Had Told Me.  It’s a book she wrote as a guide for her daughter and presented it to her on her first day of college. In the second segment, Dr. Robynne Chutkin Gives us a gut check with her book, The MicroBiome Solution: A Radical New Way To Heal Your Body From The Inside Out.

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There are approximately 70 Youth City Councils in Utah and on September 13, Park City will be counted among them. Park City council member Nann Worel told KPCW that there’s a lot to be gained from having their own youth council.

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