Ethel Preston

Office Manager

Ethel Preston is KPCW's Chief Officer of First Impressions, and handles KPCW's public service announcements, lost & found, donor databases and volunteer coordination.

Ways to Connect

courtesy Park City Recreation

Kids ages 6 to 12 are invited to learn to fish with Park City Recreation & the Utah Department of Wildlife Services. The fishing program will take place at the Deer Valley ponds on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 5 to 21 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Fee is only $15, and equipment is provided for those without their own. For more info, visit or call 615-5400.

Dryland Training

Jun 29, 2016
courtesy Park City Recreation

The PC MARC is offering a special Dryland Training program for individuals seeking personal training in a high-energy, group setting. The class will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 5-August 11, noon to 1:00 p.m. Designed to sculpt and strengthen, the class is led by fitness coach and two-time Olympic skier Jillian Vogtli. The class fee is $155. For info and to register, visit or call 615-5400.

courtesy Big Brothers Big Sisters

Do you want to make a child’s life better, forever? Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah is seeking volunteers to become mentors to youth in Park City. Mentors meet 2-4 times per month with their Littles to do fun activities and develop a lasting friendship. This little bit of time can make a big difference in the life of a child. For more information, please contact Emily Medlock at 435-649-9366 or 

The Hiking Club

Jun 29, 2016

Basin Recreation has formed The Hiking Club for people interested in hiking with a group. Meet at The Fieldhouse at 6pm on Monday evenings and 9am on Fridays. The list of hike descriptions is on our website at Basic Rec offers a mix of local trails and field trips to Uintas, Snowbird, Sundance and hot springs. Don't miss the Mount Timp hike on July 29. Cost is only 5$/hike.  Email for more info.

courtesy Park City Recreation

The 32nd Annual July 4th Volleyball Tournament adds another element to Park City’s many fun Independence Day festivities. Adult divisions are offered from Novice to Open, and the Juniors division is for ages 14 to 17. Matches are held at City Park and Treasure Mountain Middle School beginning at 9 a.m. Register on by July 1.  For more info, visit or call 615-5400. 

Back to School Basics

Jun 24, 2016

Remember how nervous you were on the first day of school? Many local kids in Park City do not have the means to buy a new outfit or get new school supplies. You can help! The Christian Center is taking over 500 local kids shopping at the Outlets on Aug 5 as part of "Back 2 School Basics". Each student is given a gift card to use shopping, which CCPC provides. Sponsor a child for $100 donation at Find out info on volunteering or collecting school supplies at 

courtesy Park City Recreation

Park City Recreation offers weekly mountain bike rides for moms, led by moms on Park City’s vast network of trails. Rides are held on Wednesdays, June 22 to September 14 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Email to be added to the email list. Ride locations change each week.

Summer Collections

Jun 19, 2016

Summer recycling programs are up and running at Recycle Utah. Recycle Utah is accepting plastic planter pots and flats, bike tires and tubes, and all sizes of wooden pallets all summer long. Drop them off at the center on Woodbine Way. For more info, contact Recycle Utah, your non-profit recycling center, at 435-649-9698 or visit

Monika Guendner / KPCW

Host John Wells disappears this week with Spring Fever, and KPCW deejays Shirin Spangenberg and Monika Guendner step in to dispel the rumors that there's nothing to do in town after the resorts close. Park City Historic District's Alison Kuhlow stops by to give an update on everything that's new and open during the spring, as well as tips on how to get free parking on Main Street. In between all the shoulder season news, local artists from past shows round this out for the Best of The Morning Mix, with performances by Shannon Runyon, Elizabeth Hareza and Teresa Eggertsen Cook.

Monika Guendner / KPCW

Hosts John Wells and Peggy Ijams are out "on assignment" this week, so The Morning Mix gets taken over by the B Team - guest hosts Shirin Spangenberg, Monika Guendner and Ethel Preston. This show focuses on some of the best music and musicians who have appeared on the show over the last quarter, featuring Small House Strings, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, Amber Ikeman and Sarah Anne Degraw.