The Kimball Art Center located in Park City, Utah will present an unprecedented exhibit entitled “The Art of the Timepiece.” The collection owned by part-time Park City resident Karol Renau has never been shown publicly in this way.
Nearly 200 watches, clocks, and timepieces of every kind will be on display, showcasing the intimate and intricate art and science of watchmaking. Native-born Polish photographer and electrical engineer Karol Renau first began collecting, then fixing watches which introduced him to their fine inner workings.
“It is absolutely a hidden art because if you open some of these watches and look inside, it is absolutely stunning. There are such beautiful engravings and there are such artistic pictures inside. It’s absolutely amazing. For me it was almost like a discovery,” Renau said.
One person has been pulled from the snow after an avalanche occurred up Providence Canyon in Cache Valley.
The avalanche was reported at 4:15 on Tuesday. The victim is conscious and talking to rescue crews.
The terrain of the canyon made landing a life-flight helicopter difficult, according to scanner traffic. Rescue crews reached the victim by snowmobile and are transporting him out of the area on a sled.
There is a high risk of avalanches along the Wasatch Mountains after winter weather rolled through Utah over the weekend, according to the Utah Avalanche Center.
Taylor is VPR's digital reporter. After growing up in Vermont, he graduated with at BA in Journalism from Northeastern University in 2013.
The Utah Health Policy Project has been presenting “Health Care 101” events to show how the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) is being implementing in Utah. Utah residents have until March 31st to enroll in new private insurance on healthcare.gov.
The American Red Cross has deemed February "Home Fire Prevention Month" and is raising public awareness of how to keep homes safe from fire.
Last year The Red Cross responded to over 150 disasters in Utah alone and Rich Woodruff, Director of Communications for the Utah Region of The Red Cross, said response to home fires is one of their most frequently-utilized services.
Utah Public Radio is looking for a professional practice assistant professor and station manager (non-tenure track) at Utah State University in Logan. The new professional practice assistant professor/station manager will teach two courses in intermediate and advanced radio production, one each fall and spring semester.
UPR is a member of NPR with six full-power stations and 30 translators and within a half-day’s drive of eight national parks and covers the entire state of Utah outside Salt Lake City. The station is committed to innovation and providing practical experience to the best of the next generation of those interested in public radio through UPR’s expanding student intern program.
The five finalists are here! Vote by this Tuesday, February 18 for your favorite design. The top number of votes will be on the next Utah Public Radio coffee mug, available during the Spring 2014 UPR Membership Campaign.