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On Wednesday, the Summit County council got an introduction to their 2019 budget. They will get into the weeds of the spending plan over the next month and a half.

During the visit to KPCW by council member Doug Clyde, we asked him if he had any first-blush reaction to the budget. He noted, though, that it’s a big plan.

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Robert Redford is trading in his cowboy pants for his Old Man pants in what is reportedly his last acting role.

Today’s musical guest is Sammy Brue who performs live throughout the program. The second guest is the Director of Food and Beverage for Deer Valley, Jodie Rogers, talking about her role as chef and mentor on Teen Chef Pro, season four.  John and Christie have a full rundown of weekend events. 

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The City Council voted to annex the upper Park Meadows neighborhood known as Mountain Top into the city water district. Homeowners approached the city last summer because their well had failed. There has been an interim emergency agreement in place with the development until now.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Check out these fresh new tracks today during music programming from 10am to 7pm. Let us know your favorite one by sending christie an email at christie@kpcw.org or our facebook page. Thanks for tuning in!

Time                 Artist                                                                              Song

10am      Brett Dennen                                                                        Be Somebody

Executive Director of Mountain Trails Foundation, Charlie Sturgis called in with his weekly trails report. -Bea Peck, Snyderville Basin Planning Commission Chair-person talks about Wednesday’s meeting. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman gives a recap on the meeting last night.  October is Dyslexia Awareness Month and Shellie Burrow, Founder and Principal from the SAIL Academy- a school that specializes in Dyslexic learners-talks about her school and her students and how they can be successful.

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Summit County officials are still concerned over the impacts of the semi-truck parking lot being created by the state near the Bell’s station at Silver Creek Junction.

Council member Roger Armstrong reports that UDOT is pretty firm that the lot will be available in the winter, full-time, for truck traffic. He says he doesn’t know if there’s much the county can do about that.

During the comment time in county council’s meeting Wednesday, Armstrong reported on a meeting UDOT had with himself, council chair Kim Carson and county staffers.

An award-winning author whose book was adapted into a Sundance film last year will be coming to Park City on Wednesday as the keynote speaker at the Park City Friends of the Library Luncheon on Wednesday at Silver Lake Lodge.

Peter Rock will be speaking in part about his book “My Abandonment” which was adapted into the film “Leave No Trace”. The story is based on real-life events. When in 2004, a man and his daughter were found by Portland police in a nature preserve where they had lived for four years.

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Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Trudeau comes to the Eccles Stage this weekend where he’ll talk about his latest book, hashtag SAD, Doonesbury In The Time Of Trump. It’s a book that explores the satire of how life in America has changed under the Trump Administration. Carolyn Murray has this:

 

Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Bruce Kasanoff speak with science writer Henry Nicholls. While narcolepsy is often brought up in jest, it’s no laughing matter - especially for someone who has been diagnosed with it - like Nicholls, who has had narcolepsy (which is intense and uncontrollable sleepiness) for half his life. Curiously, he also has insomnia, which is also prevalent for those who are narcoleptic. Nicholls decided to delve into the world of sleep disorders, and what he has found is stunning.

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