Jen Billow

courtesy Running With Ed / Park City Education Foundation

At a risk of losing hundreds of thousands of dollars, the Park City Education Foundation has canceled its annual fundraiser – Running with Ed, citing the importance of well-being and safety.

The 11th annual relay running event raises about $280,000 a year for Park City schools so the decision to cancel wasn’t an easy one says Jen Billow, The Foundation’s Associate Director of Marketing and Communication.

Billow says, it just made sense this year to cancel, rather than postpone…

The new Director of the Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation Pitt Grewe talks about his new job and what he hopes to bring to it. Park City Summit County Arts Council Executive Director Jocelyn Scudder has a follow up on Friday's meeting with arts organizations about how to move forward from being shut down.

On the Local News Hour: Park City Chamber Bureau CEO Bill Malone has details on his presentation to the Summit County Council on summer visitation and a look ahead at this winter; Professional Dog Trainer and Director of Rocky Mountain Therapy Dogs Amy Francis has details about her new nonprofit organization that provides canine therapeutic and education services for Summit and Wasatch counties; and Park City Education Foundation Associate Director, Communications and Development Jen Billow talks about the class and school winners for Beat the Call and STEM initiative.

On today’s program, Christian Center of Park City Programs Director Pete Stoughton has details about this year's Back To School Basics. Park City Fire Chief Paul Hewitt has a recap of how the first of July’s fireworks allowance went and a look ahead at round two later this month.

On The Morning Mix today: the in-studio musical guest is Sarah Little Drum from Salt Lake City; John Burdick and Christie Dilloway  discuss options for your Mothers Day Celebration in Park City this weekend, and Jen Billow and Christine Grenney  talk about Running With Ed, which is coming up next weekend. These features and interviews plus a full rundown of weekend events.

Local News Hour - February 11, 2019

Feb 11, 2019

KPCW Reporter Emily Means has a weekly update on this year's state legislative session. Summit County Regional Transportation Planning Manager Caroline Rodriguez has a transit/transportation update. U.S. Ski and Snowboard Director of Communications Tom Webb has the highlights from the 10 days of FIS World Championships and the retirement of Lindsey Vonn and Park City Education Foundation Associate Director Jen Billow has details on early bird registration for Running With Ed and preschool registration through Park City School District.

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Chamber Bureau President and CEO Bill Malone who  has a look ahead at the summer season. Summit County Transportation Planning Manager Caroline Rodriguez has an update on transportation and transit projects.

The Park City Education Foundation received a record number of applications for school grants this year.  Rick Brough has more:

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to the President of the Brighton Estates Property Owners Association Mark Fisher and resident Sean Brown who rebut some of the comments made last month by Wasatch County officials about the infrastructure and water issues in the 400 lot development.

The Morning Mix - March 30, 2018

Mar 30, 2018

John Wells and guest co-host John Burdick welcome Two-time Olympic medalist and local ski champion, Shannon Bahrke who has added children's book author to her impressive resume with the publishing of "Mommy Why Is Your Hair Pink?" And Park City Education Foundation staff member Jen Billow details important registration deadlines for the 9th annual Running With Ed event. 

Today is the last day to make a financial contribution to the Park City Education Foundation -- or you can expect a phone call asking for money later this month. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today’s program, Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan has a recap about Monday’s strategic planning and Tuesday’s board of education meeting. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Economic Development Manager Jonathan Weidenhamer have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting.

Local News Hour - May 8, 2017

May 8, 2017

On today’s program, The Park City Plastic Coalition's co-founders Sharelle Rodman and Cathy Batten talk about their efforts to ban plastic bags.  Paul Pugmire, Executive Director of First Tee of Utah has details on this youth program, being done in conjunction with the Canyons Golf Course. Park City Education Foundation Associate Director of Communications and Development, Jen Billow.

The Morning Mix - April 21, 2017

Apr 21, 2017

Today’s musical guest is Mister Sister.  Members of the group, Nina Oyler, Dan Hall and Brady Chavez, perform live in studio. John and Christie’s second guests are Jen Billow and  Wendy Kohn, bringing us up to date on Running With Ed.  Final guest today is Renee Huang talking about the Deer Valley Music Festival.

On today’s program, Managing Editor Bryan Schott has his final 2017 legislative update. Summit County planner Amir Caus  talks about Tuesday’s  Snyderville Basin planning commission agenda. Park City Housing Specialist Rhoda Stauffer and Community Liaison Lynn Peek have details on Wednesday’s open house of upcoming Park City capital projects.