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Paul Spittler joined Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak in the first segment of the show to discuss BLM plans to allow drilling and mining activities within the Desolation Canyon area of Utah.

In her new book,  Dirt: A Love Story, Barbara Richardson, an award-winning author who lives in Kamas, discusses the book and an open house she is helping to host in Kamas.

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Doug Wells and Larry Warren interview two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Gilbert M. Gaul author of, Billion Dollar Ball: A Journey Through the Big-Money Culture of College Football. Gaul offers a riveting and sometimes shocking look inside the money culture of college football and how it has come to dominate a surprising number of colleges and universities.

On today's program, fill-in host Lynn Ware Peek speaks with local resident Erin Ruzack,  who supports a pedestrian crossing on Hwy 224 near the Blue Roof Market.  Then, Summit County Transportation manager Caroline Ferris and Public Works Director Derrick Radke on the road improvement proposal for the Jeremy/Pinebrook interchange.  Also, Jenny Dorsey and David Williams spoke about Healthy Laughs, a fundraiser for the People's Health Clinic on September 5th at the Montage, and Anna Lea Cantor and Anne Frank of the Newcomers Club to talk about their September 8th Annunal Luncheon. 

  On Thursday, August 27, 2015, Summit County officials held an Open House at the Sheldon Richins Building to unveil the results of a traffic study by the County and Utah Department of Transportation that calls for the construction of two roundabouts between Pinebrook and Jeremy Ranch.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story.  

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John Wells and Peg Ijams introduced Elizabeth Hareza who sang several songs live in studio.  Julia Geisler from Salt Lake Climbers Alliance, a local non-profit for rock climbing enthusiasts, was their second guest. Concluding the hour, John and Peggy spoke with Julie Paine, Joie Astudillo and Hillary Reiter about festivities at Bear Lake for the next couple of weekends.

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Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells first host  Megan Prelinger, author of Inside the Machine: Art and Invention in the Electronic Age. Inside the Machine is a visual history of the electronic age which captures the collision of technology and art. A hidden history of the twentieth century’s brilliant innovations — as seen through art and images of electronics that fed the dreams of so many.

Two local teenagers from a group called Teen Council attended the Planned Parenthood rally at the Utah State Capitol rotunda on Tuesday evening.  They say continuing to fund the organization is crucial for young people. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Relief is on the way for pedestrians on Heber City's Main Street.  As KPCW's Renai Bodley reports, police and residents are happy to hear about UDOT's Hawk Signal. 

Park City Medical Center

This morning, we speak with Dr. Garrett Davis - he's the newest orthopedic surgeon to join the Rosenburg, Cooley, Metcalf Clinic at the Park City Medical Clinic. He specializes in hips and knees.

Then, it's Blake Summers, education committee member of the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance to talk about the Craggin Classic Climbing event

  Protestors and supporters of Planned Parenthood held separate gatherings at Utah's Capitol this past week.  KPCW's Renai Bodley spoke to Planned Parenthood of Utah Executive Director Karrie Galloway and Utah Senator Curtis Bramble, a Republican who represents Utah and Wasatch Counties, about the rallies.   

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