The West Nile Virus has been detected in three counties in Northern Utah.  It has not shown up in humans at this reporting but the Health Department is concerned about getting the word out that the virus has been detected and letting folks know that people and horses are more susceptible to the illness caused by the virus. Carolyn Murray has this:


The Summit County Attorney’s Office has released an emergency alert identifying dangerous, controlled substances were shipped from overseas to at least one Park City address. Some of the drugs have been intercepted but there is concern that more may have been distributed throughout the community. There are four juveniles who are known to have received the controlled substances from a foreign origin. The substances were ordered from the “dark web”. Carolyn Murray has this:

Summit County

The acting director of the Summit County Recorder’s office has filed to run for the office in November’s election.

The filling window at the county clerk’s office is open until today at 5:00 pm for candidates to throw their hats in the ring.

The county’s elected Recorder/Surveyor, Mary Ann Trussell, resigned from the job as of July 1st. That left the county to hold a special election for a two-year position to fill out the rest of her term.

The acting Recorder is Rhonda Francis, who has now filed to run as a Democrat. She’s the only contender at this time.


The Park City Council has some big goals to eliminate the city’s carbon footprint. Staff’s latest find includes putting cows and horses out to pasture. Melissa Allison has more:

Local law enforcement has issued an alert about a dangerous synthetic drug that may be in our community.  This drug has ties to "Pink", the synthetic opioid that police say killed two teens in the Park City area in 2016.  Please see the statement below and stay tuned to KPCW for updates.

The St. Regis Big Stars Bright Nights Concert Series had a change in venue last week, now they’re hoping to make the change permanent.

The Grace Potter concert on July 13 was held at City Park after a conflict in schedule meant that Quinn’s Junction was unavailable. Park City Institute Director Teri Orr says they’re now hoping to make City Park the venue for the remaining August and September concerts.

The Morning Mix - July 20, 2018

Jul 20, 2018

This week The Morning Mix is taking their show on the road!  JW and Christie broadcast live from Abravenel Hall in downtown Salt Lake City with the Utah Symphony as their live musical guest. They also speak with singer, musician, and author  Rick Springfield, who's performing with the Symphony Friday night in Park City at the Deer Valley Music Festival. Additional interview guests include Toby Tolokan- Vice President of Artistic Planning, Leslie Petersen- Vice President of Development, and Paula Fowler- Director of Education and Community Outreach. 

Executive Director of the Mountain Trails Foundation, Charlie Sturgis has an update on the Jupiter Peek Steeple Chase, the Upcoming Mid-Mountain Marathon and the progress on new trails opening in the area.Teri Orr, Executive Director of the Park City Performing Arts Institute tells KPCW they want to move the remaining shows scheduled for August and September at Quinn's Junction in to town to the City Park venue. This due to the success of the Grace Potter concert held in City Park on Friday, July 13th.

You will fall in love with awkward and totally endearing Kayla Day…. as she navigates the last week of her eighth grade year. Here' s Barb Bretz with your Friday Film Review.

27 year old writer/director Bo Burnham did stand-up comedy for 10 years before debuting at Sundance 2018 with his first film EIGHTH GRADE. At age 16, Burnham videotaped himself performing two comedic songs and posted them on Youtube to share with family. They got reposted to a site called Break.com and became an overnight sensation.

Summit County

It wasn’t on the official agenda for Summit County Council Wednesday, but in the Public Comment segment, three residents pointed out the need for senior-living space in the county.

One of the visitors estimated that the need for senior living comes to about 120 beds.

Council member Chris Robinson told KPCW that he’s sympathetic. But he’s not sure what impediments exist for senior housing.