Recycle Utah

It’s late September and the biannual Hazardous Waste Collection is next Saturday. The Sunrise Rotary Volunteers, Park City Municipal, Summit County and Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation partner with Recycle Utah twice a year to keep poison out of the water table.

They’ll take yard chemicals, paint thinners and expired medicines along with just about any other hazardous waste. It’s double duty for those who want to do a fall clean up because Dumpster Days is also scheduled for next week beginning Thursday.  Carolyn Murray has this:


Park City School Board Approves Early Literacy Plan

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Park City’s new Superintendent, Jill Gildea isn’t quite settled in her new home in Jeremy Ranch, still, she loves her new neighborhood. Meanwhile, the school district is moving at a quick pace with board meetings and a retreat, master planning committee work and new curriculum roll-outs. Carolyn Murray has this:


  Katy Wang, the Executive Director of the  Park City Film Series, joins the show. On Thursday, September 27, the Film Series  will screen the film, "The Most Unknown," a film that has scientists from various disciplines explaining their work to each other. It is part of their STEM educational series. A panel made up of  scientists and science educators will meet after the screening to talk about how to get kids excited about science.


 Marcia Bartusiak, a professor of science writing at MIT, joins Cool Science Radio. She discusses her new book,  Dispatches from Planet 3:  32 Brief Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way and Beyond. In 32 concise and fascinating essays, the author provides a deeper understanding of the nature of the universe and those who strive to uncover its mysteries.




 Cool Science Radio speaks with Sharon Anderson Morris,  the programs director for Strategic News Service, the Future in Review (FiRe) events and the managing director of FiReFilms, supporting world-changing documentaries to create positive global awareness and change. The Future in Review conference will be at the Stein Eriksen Lodge, October 9-12, 2018.


This week's Project for Deeper Understanding at St. Luke's Episcopal Church looks at the debate over Proposition 2, calling for Medical Marijuana on this November's ballot.

The event tonight will feature 10 panelists. Two of them visited KPCW Wednesday for an exchange of views.

The panel on September 20th takes place at St. Luke's near the Blue Roof at Silver Springs. It runs from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and will be broadcast live on KPCW.

Five Park City chefs are in New York City preparing for a sold-out dinner at the prestigious James Beard House Thursday night. For three of them, it’s their first time to be invited – for all of them it’s a chef’s dream come true. Leslie Thatcher has more.

12 Businesses Evacuated Due to Gas Leak

Sep 19, 2018

The Park City Fire District evacuated 12 businesses on Iron Horse Drive after a gas leak.  Firefighters told people to avoid the area until 5 p.m. Wednesday while responders got the situation under control. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more:

A company doing utility work near 1260 Iron Horse Dr. Tuesday night bore a five-inch hole into the ground across the street from the Windy Ridge Cafe.  They unwittingly hit a gas line and when they returned Wednesday  they discovered they hit a main line.

Odyssey Dance Theatre

Odyssey Dance Theater’s Thriller is back for it’s 23rd year. The spooky, silly show opens the Egyptian Theater this weekend.

Artistic Director of Odyssey Dance Theater Derryl Yeager says the company looks forward to putting on the show each fall.

A part-time Park City resident on his way to Olympic Park witnessed Summit County officers employ tactics by the Smith’s grocery store in the Newpark area. He thought officers were a bit too aggressive for hwat appeared to be a traffic stop. Lieutenant Andrew Wright said traffic stops are one of the most dangerous scenarios for officers and Melissa Allison tells us why: