Park City Film Series

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Scott Loomis, Executive Director of Mountainlands Community Housing Trust about the new, affordable 28-unit Richer Place Apartments now under construction. Park City manager Diane Foster and Alfred Knotts City Transportation Manger discuss a proposed Interlocal Agreement to build new interior roads as part of the Park City School District's Kearns Campus. The Park City Film Series is showing unReal on Saturday night.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County planner Ray Milliner about the proposed Pace Meadows Ranch Rezone for 400,00 square feet of mixed use development and 25 units. Summit County sheriff Justin Martinez comes in for a bi-monthly update. Tim Matsui talks about the special screening of his film, The Long Night, playing at the Prospector Theater Thursday night and Craig McCarthy invites you to the Summer Kickoff Mixer and Expo on Thursday.  Free food!

ON today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County council member Kim Carson about the Silver Creek Development Agreement and whether bikers should be allowed in the off-leash dog park, Runamuck. Park City school superintendent Ember Conley and PCHS principal Bob O'Connor address the concerns raised by students and staff on re-purposing the high school library into a Media Center and new home for the PCCAPS program. Finally Park City Film Series director Katie Wang highlights tonight's SUP movie as well as this weekend's screening of Merchants of Doubt.

ON today's Local news Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City school superintendent Ember Conley about modifications to the PCHS library so PCCAPS can use it. Marci Heim will be in town May 14th talking about how non-profit organizations can  mine for  those large gifts. Deb Lewis has details about Tuesday's free lunch and National Weather Service hydrologist Brian MacInerney - who will introduce the documentary on Thursday at 7 PM - talks about our local watermarks.

"Nell and Chris talk about the Edward Abbey documentary titled "Wrenched", showing this Thursday the 9th at Prospector Theater.  Katy Wang, Executive Director of the Park City Film Series and host of the documentary joins them in conversation on this film and the multi-day symposium titled "Re-Imagine Western Landscapes" occurring Friday and Saturday."

Adventure town is coming to Park Cityon Thursday with the 5Point Film Festival and their 'On The Road' series hosted by the Park City Film Series. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

In this edition of This Green Earth, Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson first speak with Chris Crockett, an aquatic biologist with the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources.  Crockett specializes in amphibians and discusses the re-introduction of the Columbia Spotted Frog into Swaner Preserve.  After that, Chris and Nell speak with Katy Wang of the Park City Film Series about their latest film,  A Fierce Green Fire, a documentary about the origins of the environmental movement here in the U.S.

In this edition John Wells and Peggy Ijams welcome their first musical guest Austin Wolfe. Austin is a Park City High School student and former American Idol contestant. She sings a brand new song she just wrote two days prior and only played for her mom. You can hear her first ever official performance of the song in the podcast. John and Peg also speak with Katie Wang from the Park City Film Series, upcoming weekend events and more. Don't forget to like their new Facebook page too.

Filmmaker Jason Wise discusses his film with Leslie Thatcher on the Local News Hour that looks at the secret world of Master Sommeliers and the test that very few can pass.  The Park City Film Series presents a special screening of SOMM on Thursday evening - for 21 years and older.

During this week that some of the World's best cyclists come to Utah, the Park City Film Series will screen a documentary about a classic cycling rivalry involving American champion Greg Lemond and French champion Bernard Hinault. Lynn Ware Peek has more.