Park City Municipal

Park City Municipal has eight new affordable housing units  ready for  occupants.  The city has a goal to build a total of 800 units in town by 2024.  The city allocated $40 million to the project while making it one of the city’s critical priorities.  City housing officials say they've allocated enough to cover about 150 units. Carolyn Murray has this:

Local News Hour - February 20, 2018

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On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Park City Housing Development Manager Jason Glidden and Affordable Housing Project Manager Rhoda Stauffer have an update on affordable housing and Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra has a monthly update.

The Princess Academy Cast

A cast of nearly 70 young thespians brings to the stage the adaptation of Shannon Hales’ Newberry Award-winning novel, Princess Academy. A 16-year old co-director and a blind lead actress make it an inspiring production. Carolyn Murray has this:

Utah lawmakers are in session for the fifth week and education bills are plentiful. The legislature is also facing a handful of potential ballot measures that would increase school funding along with other important citizen-initiated bills.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Rocky Mountain Power and Heber Light & Power are working on a project to install high power transmission lines to connect the Jordanelle and Midway substations. Power poles as high as 110 feet would run through the Heber Valley. Public opposition has forced a temporary halt to the project. Carolyn Murray has this:

Mark Staples leads off with today’s Utah avalanche forecast. Rep. Logan Wilde, R-Summit County, has an update on the legislative session. U.S. Ski & Snowboard spokesman Tom Kelly checks in with Winter Olympics news from Pyeongchang. Jesse Hunt, executive director of Park City Ski & Snowboard, and special projects manager Walt Evans report that they're seeking volunteers to assist with a number of big events over the next year.

Lawmakers Don't Like Ballot Measures Despite Popularity

Feb 16, 2018

Utah is likely to have six measures on November’s ballot.  Based on polls, several have solid voter support.  The Summit County GOP and Democratic Party chairs shared their observations with KPCW about how lawmakers and constituents are responding to this year’s ballot initiatives.    Carolyn Murray has this:

The Summit County Democratic and Republican Party leaders spend a lot of time at the Capitol this time of year.  They’re watching some of the drinking bills and following votes from the county’s five state representatives.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Behind the Gold: Snowboarder Red Gerard

Feb 16, 2018

U.S. Ski & Snowboard spokesman Tom Kelly tells the backstory of Red Gerard and his winning a gold medal in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

       

Today's guests include local spirits distiller Rob Sergent of Alpine Distillery, whose Traveler's Rest American Single Malt Whiskey received "double gold" and a "50 Best Whiskey" recognition last week. Local musical guests Telluride Meltdown perform in studio, and early rock 'n' roll musical and cultural icon Chubby Checker joins us before his shows at Egyptian Theater this weekend. (During Rob Sergent's interview you might hear Telluride Meltdown jamming with Chubby Checker in the greenroom.)

             

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