The Morning Mix - August 10, 2018

Aug 10, 2018

  On the  Morning Mix this week,  the in-studio musical guest is Salt Lake City-native, Brooke Mackintosh. Other guests include Jeffrey Howrey (aka...Dr Bob) and Greg Freeman talking about the Dr Bob Reunion show this weekend. Also a call with Charley Freshman of the Canonneers of the Wasatch, who perform an integral part of the Utah Symphony's performance of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, taking place at Deer Valley's Outdoor Amphitheatre Friday night.     

Local News Hour - August 10, 2018

Aug 10, 2018

On today’s program, South Summit Superintendent of Schools Shad Sorenson and Business Administrator Kip Bigelow have details on next Tuesday’s Truth in Taxation hearing. Prospector Square Property Owners Association President Marlene O'Hara and new Executive Director Craig Dennis discuss the Prospector Square Improvements.

Here's the fun new cuts you can hear all day today during the music programing from 10am-12am. Leave your comments below about whether we should keep or ditch these new songs. Your comments are always welcome on our facebook page. Enjoy the tunes!

Time                    Artist                                        Song

10am      HIRIE (Feat. Eric Rachmany)       Sun and Shie

11am       Liz Cooper and the Stampede       Fondly & Forever

Friday Film Review - "Christopher Robin"

Aug 10, 2018

Libby Wadman, with this week's Friday Film Review, says th enew film "Christopher Robin" is a cautionary bedtime story for adults.

Utah Highway Patrol


Last evening a Salt Lake man was ejected from his motorcycle when he lost control in Lambs Canyon.

The 63-year-old Salt Lake resident was traveling west on I-80 on a motorcycle pulling a trailer. Witnesses say the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed and weaving in and out of traffic before losing control.

The motorcycle went left and right several times before ejecting the rider off to the left side ditch. The motorcycle continued for several hundred feet more before stopping in the road.

Summit County

After a lengthy discussion on Wednesday, Summit County Council members are still deliberating the issue over an appeal of the Commons at Newpark development.

The developers from the Crandall family have proposed a four-story seven-townhome project near the Newpark amphitheater, which appellants claim the proposal doesn’t conform with Town Center principles.

Council member Roger Armstrong said a decision can be difficult when the issue is based on a particular Development Agreement, not a zone. He said they’re looking for more information and analysis.

Utah Division Of Forestry Fire State Lands

Wasatch County is recovering from the massive Dollar Ridge fire which began last month near the Strawberry Reservoir.

The county's Fire Chief, Ernie Giles, said in his 30 years on the job, it's the worst wildfire he's seen--maybe the worst in that county's history.

Giles told KPCW that the fire is designated as 100 percent contained, but it's still burning in some spots.

The Park City Planning Commission may not be experts on noise and traffic but that didn’t stop them from touring the proposed Kimball Garage special event center on Wednesday. Melissa Allison has more:

Melissa Allison

The Kimball Garage Owner Tony Tyler and his staff gave about 28 people a tour of the entire facility that has had Old Town residents up in arms after they announced they wanted to turn the rooftop into a special event space which would include a deck. Melissa Allison joined the group and tells us the locals are not impressed:

Jennifer Kimball

A prolific Mountain Mahogany bloom is underway along the hillsides in the Snyderville Basin.  The Japanese Lilacs produced an abundance of flowers this spring throughout Summit and Wasatch Counties and fruit trees are producing bumper crops. Some experts say despite the fruit and flower displays, trees are under stress in the Wasatch Back.  Carolyn Murray has this: