The Park City Library is hosting a health fair Saturday geared toward supporting the wellbeing of all Park City community members, with a special focus on Latinx residents. 

Park City Library Spanish Services Coordinator Bianca Carrasco worked with the Mexican Consulate of Salt Lake and Latinx advocacy organization Comunidades Unidas to bring Saturday’s Latino Health Fair to all Park City community members.

Nuzzles and Co is looking forward to its Casino Night event, which helps raise funds to  adopt stray dogs and cats.   

Nuzzles vice-president Wendy Lavitt said the event is October 25th, at the Skull Candy building at Kimball Junction, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Voices For Utah Children

The Utah Legislature’s Tax Restructuring and Equalization Task Force will meet Tuesday at the Capitol. The organization Voices for Utah Children along with other low-income advocacy groups sent a letter requesting they examine how tax policy changes might affect Utah’s poor.

Matthew Weinstein with Voices for Utah Children works with the state legislators on the organization’s priorities. They’ve been around since 1985.

  The show opens with a song by our in-studio musical guest Dana Williams, a long-time local performing solo for the first time on our show. Then a conversation at 9:15 with stand-up comedian Michael Palascak, who is in town for a performance at The Rockwell Listening Room tonight.

On Today's show host Carolyn Murray talks to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the Council of Governments quarterly meeting.

Mike Weinstein with the Voices For Utah Children discusses efforts to guide tax reform so it doesn’t hurt Utah’s poor.

Singer/Songwriter Joshua Radin talks about his music and the upcoming show at the Eccles Center Friday evening.

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Cool Science Radio welcomes Park City local Damien Patton, the CEO and founder of Banjo. Damien has been determined to solve one of the most common but difficult problems out there - making the world's disparate data purposeful - and doing so live. Over the past seven years, Banjo has continued to pioneer technology that reinvents what's possible in a truly connected world. Banjo is the world's first Live-Time intelligence platform that gives decision makers the ability to KNOW INFORMATION NOW, to understand what is happening live, anywhere. 

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After the Park City transportation and transit programs were reorganized during this year’s budgeting process, Park City Transit has hired a new transit manager. 

Transportation Director Alfred Knotts—who was formerly the transportation planning manager before the department restructure—says the transportation department is more streamlined now, with staff from parking, active transportation, transit and capital transportation projects all working together.

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources / UDWR

A Prospector neighborhood resident saw an animal trapper while out on the Rail Trail this week and expressed concern over Park City Municipal’s plans to trap and euthanize at least two beavers with lodges in Poison Creek. Due to a handful of animal welfare activists and state agencies, the beaver will not be euthanized but rather relocated to a designated wilderness area in the San Rafael region of south central Utah.

PCSD

The Park City School Board received an enrollment update in Tuesday’s meeting that shows 15 fewer students in the district compared to last year.

Park City School District Business Administrator, Todd Hauber says the enrollment variance from last year to this year is so small it’s considered flat.

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