Mountain Money - April 12, 2021

1 hour ago

This morning, certified financial planner and author (1:55) Cindy Couyoumjian joined Mountain Money us to talk about her new book Redefining Financial Literacy: Unlocking the Hidden Forces of Your Financial Future.  The book provides a unique macro perspective of what she calls ''the hidden forces behind your money.''

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:01) Jessica Lowell's update on Coalville's plan to deal with drought conditions in North Summit County.

( 02:52) Midway Mayor Celeste Johnson recaps some of the highlights from Tuesday's meeting.

( 18:05) PCSD Board of Education Member Andrew Caplan talks about creative options and ideas they are considering for financing the school district facilities expansions as defined by the Master Planning Process.

Cada Domingo - Ninrot La Diferencia

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Salt Lake Urban music artist Ninrot La Diferencia returns to Cada Domingo to update us on his career, how he dealt with the pandemic and its effects on his music, and to debut his new single "VETE". 

Artista de música urbana de Salt Lake Ninrot La Diferencia regresa a Cada Domingo para actualizarnos en su carrera, de cómo se enfrentó a la pandemia y para estrenar su nuevo sencillo "VETE"

Cada Domingo - Edwin Espinel - 04-11-21

13 hours ago

Now that COVID vaccines are available to the public for anyone 16 years or older, there is still much to do to ensure we reach herd immunity, and to provide access to the vaccine for the most vulnerable in our society. Edwin Espinel, Health Systems Specialist with the Utah Department of Health joins us to talk about the vaccine rollout, the importance of continued mask use, and much more.

(ABC/Eric McCandless

It was a nail-biter evening for Wyatt Pike fans, but Sunday night on ABC's "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest announced Pike won enough votes to make it to the Top 16.

There were only two slots left when Pike's name was announced.  The 20 year-old Park City singer jumped up and minutes later sang his version of "Use Somebody" by the group Kings of Leon.

A little-known episode in recent American history is the subject of a new biopic.    Libby Wadman has the details for this week’s Friday Film Review.

Director Lee Daniels, perhaps best known for “The Butler” and his Oscar award winning film, “Precious”, has returned with a fascinating biopic,”The United States vs Billie Holiday” based on Johann Hari’s book, “Chasing the Scream”.

Utah’s 7-day rolling average of daily COVID-19 cases has been around 400 per day for the last week.

The Utah Department of Health reported the 7-day average was 396 per day Sunday. They announced 344 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, which is the same number of cases the state saw at the same time last week.

In the Wasatch Back, Summit County’s case count was slightly up week over week, the county reported six new cases Sunday. Last week, Summit saw five. 

ABC/Eric McCandless

Park City local Wyatt Pike made it into the top 16 of American Idol Sunday night. He’ll find out if he’s in the top 12 Monday. 

Last week was the first time viewers could vote in for their favorite singer during the “All-Star Duets” performance. 

Pike sang with singer-songwriter Ben Rector. Together, they performed Rector’s song “Brand New.” 

Heber City Police Department

The Heber City Police announced Saturday morning that while executing a search warrant, officers found a suspected drug lab. The search led to four arrests, including one for child pornography.


The Wasatch Back Major Crimes Task Force of the Heber City Police and Wasatch County Sheriff followed up on a tip Friday night at a residence on 300 North in Heber and discovered what Heber City Police called a “clandestine lab.”


The Utah Department of Health reported two more COVID-19 deaths on Saturday.


The Health Department said both of Saturday’s reported deaths occurred before March 18th. Neither of the deaths were from either Summit or Wasatch Counties.


To date, 2,159 Utahns have died of COVID-19. 11 have died in Summit County, 21 in Wasatch County.


407 new COVID-19 cases were reported across the state on Saturday. Five new cases were reported in Summit County, three in Wasatch County.

Kathy Kahn FB page / Anonymous Masker

Utah's statewide mask mandate came to an end Saturday. Under a new order effective until June 15th, masks are no longer required in public, but are required at organized events of over 50 people.

The new order specifies an organized event as one arrainged by an event host. Masks will be required if groups of attendees are not able to easily remain six-feet apart.

Masks are still required at state-run facilities like courthouses and liquor stores, as well as schools and hospitals.

A ruling from Third District Court Friday came down in favor of the owners of the Colby School and their proposal for a bed and breakfast inn.

The decision from Judge Teresa Welch overruled Summit County’s decision to deny a conditional use permit to Hoffvest, the owner of the Colby property. 

The ruling sends the application back to the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission.


Judge Welch declared that the county’s denial was arbitrary, capricious and illegal.


TEDxParkCity will be holding auditions for their annual TEDxYouth event April 13th and 14th at the Eccles Center at Park City High School.


The auditions are open to all area students in grades 8-12.


TEDxParkCity founder Teri Orr told KPCW of the over 3,800 licensed TED organizations, Park City is one of only a handful that offers a youth program alongside their traditional lineup of events. 


Park City Education Foundation

The Park City Education Foundation's Bright Futures Program gives first-generation college-bound students the support and mentoring to attend post-secondary school and graduate.


The kids who participate in Bright Futures are required to commit in 10th grade. It's not for everyone because the meetings, the family engagement and the overall expectations are rigorous. 


Nine more COVID-19 deaths were reported by the Utah Department of Health on Friday as the state health department released a statement urging Utahns to continue wearing masks even after the statewide mandate ends.


Utah’s statewide mask mandate is scheduled to end April 10th and the Utah Department of Health released a statement on Friday urging people in the state to continue wearing masks until more people can be vaccinated.