2014 Sochi Olympics

On this episode, Chris and Nell kicked off the show with a conversation about the U.S. meat industry and it's impacts on the environment with Emily Cassidy, a research analyst with the Environmental Working Group. They then moved on to news items including Chines coal, Indonesian shrimp and western groundwater.

Monika Guendner

Olympians from the Sochi Winter Games and Paralympics were honored Saturday with a parade down Main Street. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Summit County will cheer on nearly two dozen Olympic athletes who participated in the 2014 Winter Games and Paralympic Games this Saturday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Schedule of Events

The Youth Sports Alliance has pinned down enough Olympic and Paralympic athletes who will be in town at the same time to put together a community-wide celebration for those who made their country and their city proud in Sochi, Russia. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The glory of the Socchi Olympics is now down in the history books, but the Olympic spirit is ramping back up for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

The athletes of the U. S. Ski and Snowboard Association aren't taking much of a break after the Sochi Olympics.  Spokesman Tom Kelly had a roundup of the intercontinental action last week.  Rick Brough has more. 

The Winter Olympics are over and done, but there's something the Games have left behind. It's inspiration for the aspiring winter athletes of Park City. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Park City resident and bobsled driver Steven Holcomb will be bringing home two bronze medals for his time in Sochi. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Herwig Demschar

Park City resident and a member of Team Australia Dominic Demschar competed in his first Olympics, turning in a respectable 39th finish out of 109 competitors in the Men's Giant Slalom.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Leslie Thatcher

History was made in the 2014 Sochi Olympics when the world's women ski jumpers got to compete on the Olympic stage for the first time.  As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, for those who helped make it happen, it was a dream come true.

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