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Phyllis Robinson - Park City Muni Fur Therapy Department volunteer

The conversation about where dogs belong ebbs and flows around Park City's trails and open spaces - but there's one place the conversation doesn't lead to prohibiting dogs. It's the home of Park City Municipal - the Marsac Building. Lynn Ware Peak has more.

It's a Cat's Life.

Jul 15, 2013

Cat wanders away from home for a few days.

  Comes back groomed. 

Moose Reports.

Jul 15, 2013

KPCW gives traffic updates any time of day when needed...

Reports usually involve a moose. 

After sitting vacant for years, the site of the former Rio Grande Passenger station on Park Avenue will be redeveloped.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

The new film “The Heat’ will not leave you hot and bothered.  That’s the word from Libby Wadman, with the Friday Film Review.

The Friday Film Review is sponsored by the Utah Film Center.

Matches Found!

Jul 4, 2013

Following a recent bone marrow registration event in Park City, a Park City woman and the son of a Park City couple have found nearly perfect matches to help beat their cancer. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

Leslie Thatcher

Skiing legend Stein Eriksen is expected to make a full recovery after being life-flighted to a Salt Lake hospital last week. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

A classic Western bromance hits the big screen in time for the summer blockbuster season. But does it fire silver bullets, or just blanks? Friday Film Reviewer Linda Jager with her review of The Lone Ranger.

The Friday Film Review is sponsored by the Utah Film Center.

Forty-two Canyons employees lost their jobs Monday – that after Vail Resorts took over operations of the resort just a couple of weeks ago.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.

  

Premiered June 13, 2013

Do you know who brought celebrities and literati to Park City decades before Robert Redford did?

This is Hope Woodside with your weekly Park City History Bit.

Exotic dancer Shirley Price, known as “The Duchess”, arrived in Park City in the 1960s after leaving Hawaii and Las Vegas, and made the town her home and stage. She performed her illustrious act at the C’est Bon, located where the Sweetwater Lift Lodge now stands, and the Ore Haus, which stood at 1410 Empire Avenue.

Vail Resorts’ announcement last week that it’s leasing Canyons Resort didn’t go unnoticed in the stock market.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

The Summit Park neighbors of Craig Patterson – the Utah Department of Transportation avalanche forecaster died in April in a snow slide in Big Cottonwood Canyon – are holding a fundraiser Saturday to help his family with some needed home repairs.  KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Did you know you would have been pitied if you told folks you lived in Park City in the 19th century?

This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit.

 

What do the movie Citizen Kane and Park City have in common?

Park City shares part of its origin story with newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst – whom many people also believe the movie Citizen Kane is based on. Hearst’s father George Hearst was in Park City in 1872, when he met four men working a mining claim, and bought it for $27,000.

J.J. Abrams is back with another Star Trek story - but does he have another hit? Rick Brough takes a look.

The Friday Film Review is sponsored by the Utah Film Center.

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