Park City Leadership Class 21 is once again encouraging residents to get out this weekend and meet their neighbors for the 3rd annual Neighbor Day. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Summit County is Looking at Raising Taxes

Sep 21, 2017
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The Summit County Council is considering a property tax increase. KPCW’s Melissa Allison tells us why.

A sure sign that fall is here: Odyssey Dance Company's annual production of "Thriller" returns to the Egyptian Theater, opening on Friday, September 22nd and running through October 8th. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County Manager Tom Fisher officially presented a letter to the County Council Wednesday, stating that he and the county's financial officers recommend a 27% increase in revenues for their General and Municipal Funds. That came after he presented a review of budget decisions in recent years, challenges facing the county, and details of where he would cut if the Council did not pursue a tax increase. Rick Brough has more.

Cool Science Radio - September 21, 2017

Sep 21, 2017

In the first segment of the program, JW and Lynn talk with Ivy Estabrooke who is the Executive Director of USTAR, an acronym that stands for Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative. USTAR was established in 2006 to leverage science and technology innovation to diversify Utah’s knowledge economy. They will talk with Ivy about programs, research, partnerships and more. The second guest is Leonard Susskind who along with  Art Friedman, has written SPECIAL RELATIVITY AND CLASSICAL FIELD THEORY The Theoretical Minimum.

Local News Hour - September 21, 2017

Sep 21, 2017

On today’s program, Our Schools Now Campaign Manager Austin Cox has details about the education funding initiative that could be on the November 2018 ballot. Summit County Council member Doug Clyde has a recap from Wednesday's meeting. Utah State Representative Tim Quinn has an update on legislative issues, including his bill to remove sales tax from food and Peace House Director of Development and Marketing, Sally Tauber has details about Peace House Bling Fling parties.

SEAC Board Chooses Miner's Day Over Fourth of July

Sep 20, 2017
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The Special Events Advisory Committee agreed – let the rest of the world have 4th of July – but Parkites are holding on to Miners Day. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.

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In a sudden reversal, Park City Council will not vote on the micro transit program. KPCW’s Melissa Allison tells us why.

5000 Pounds of Green Waste Diverted From Landfill

Sep 20, 2017

Park City Compost has been in operation for about four years.  They accept yard waste from landscaping companies and pre-consumer food scraps from commercial kitchens.  Carolyn Murray has more on this: 

Park City School District

Along with other safety measures, the School Board voted unanimously in favor of perimeter fencing for three of Park City’s Elementary schools. Wellness program updates and adopting a new teacher evaluation system were also discussed at Tuesday’s meeting.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

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