Youth Sports Alliance


The Youth Sports Alliance is opening up registration for its fall programs on Friday. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the annual Jans Winter Welcome will not happen in its traditional form but the YSA does have other plans to raise funds for this year’s programs.


Mountain Mediation Center

The Mountain Mediation Center, a local conflict resolution nonprofit, has hired a new outreach coordinator for the area’s Spanish-speaking community and is preparing for the possibility of mass evictions after the expiration of federal and state moratoriums on the issue.


The Mountain Mediation Center for Summit and Wasatch counties operates with just four part-time staffers and several volunteers. Its mission is to serve the residents of the Wasatch Back by helping prevent and resolve conflict outside of a courtroom.


U.S. Ski & Snowboard



The U.S. Ski & Snowboard moguls team is hosting a virtual fundraiser on its Facebook page next week even as the upcoming competition schedule is still up in the air due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Still, the U.S. Moguls ski team still is hard at work training at U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s Center of Excellence and the water ramps above the pool up at the Utah Olympic Park.



In this episode of Cool Science Radio hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek welcome Mark Honigsbuam who, over a year ago wrote The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris. It was an ample foreshadowing of 2020 and he joins us again to talk about the new chapter he has just added to his book, about Coronavirus.

Cool Science Radio hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek  interview Anthony Townsend, an author and consultant working at the intersection of urbanization and digital technology who joins the show.  When self-driving technology infects buses, bikes, delivery vans, and even buildings…a wild, woollier, future awaits. Anthony has written Ghost Road: Beyond the Driverless Car.  

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:44) Summit County Council Member Doug Clyde has a re-cap of this week's meeting.

( 14:42) Snyderville Basin Planning Commission Chair Ryan Dickey has a re-cap of Tuesday’s meeting that focused on the Dakota Pacific project at Kimball Junction.

( 28:55) U.S. Ski Team Moguls Skier Jaelin Kauf and two-time Olympian and U.S Ski Hall of Famer Trace Worthington have details about the Virtual Moguls event happening August 18th at the Utah Olympic Park.

Hideout Utah



Wednesday evening’s virtual public hearing in Hideout to discuss the proposed Richardson Flat annexation was derailed by technical difficulties.


Over 125 people were on Wednesday’s Zoom call with more in waiting before Hideout officials ultimately decided to reschedule the public hearing.


North Summit School District

North Summit High School is scheduled to play its first game of the football season this Friday.


Rick Brough reports some of the procedures around the Coalville gridiron are changing, due to the coronavirus outbreak, but one thing that won’t change: The team is still known as the North Summit Braves.


North Summit School District superintendent Jerre Holmes said the district is requiring face coverings from the spectators, and he hopes local fans will cooperate.


In this Episode DR. MARISA PORGES joins The Mountain Life to discuss WHAT GIRLS NEED: How to Raise Bold, Courageous and Resilient Girls.She says the key ingredient to success for girls isn’t confidence or resilience, education or courage. What matters most is how all these elements work together in the boldest way possible. 

In this episode of The Mountain Life Host Lynn Ware Peek talks with author Lisa Woodruff. 

Americans are drowning in paper. We keep stacks of it on the kitchen counter, stash it in drawers, and store file cabinets full of documents. (In fact, one file cabinet can hold 18,000 sheets of paper. Yikes.)

Despite this clear crisis of paper, there hasn't been a book devoted to managing and organizing this single most abundant item in our homes--until now.