A Special Invitation to Summit County First Responders

Dec 12, 2017

Summit County’s first responders received a special invitation to the Promontory Club’s grand opening of their new tubing hill.  Carolyn Murray has this:

It’s uncertain how the federal tax overhaul underway in Washington will impact the average American.  Teachers in Utah have some skin in the game and are waiting to see how the changes will affect their out of pocket spending for their classrooms.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Ashley Solteysiak is the new director of the Sierra Club’s Utah Chapter.  Chris and Nell visit with her to learn a bit about her background and get the outlook for the 2018 state legislative session, focusing on legislation that impacts our air, land and water. Then, in the second half of the program, they talk about the inversion occurring along the front range of the Wasatch with Randy Graham, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.


The launch of Park City’s paid parking program kicks off on Friday but the incentives to use public transit have fallen to the wayside. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more.

Local News Hour - December 12, 2017

Dec 12, 2017

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting, including one more public hearing on the proposed tax increase. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has a preview of Wednesday's planning commission meeting, following the one week continuance ono Treasure Hill.

Summit Land Conservancy Preserves Ranch in Chalk Creek

Dec 11, 2017
Summit Land Conservancy Staff Picture

Summit Land Conservancy reports they’ve closed on their largest conservation easement yet…the Ercanbrack Ranch.  It’s an almost 2200 acre property located in Chalk Creek Canyon.  Carolyn Murray has this:  

Residents Of The Heber Valley Oppose New Power Project

Dec 11, 2017

A group of Wasatch County residents, calling themselves, VOLT, wants to put a stop to a project to install high voltage power lines through Wasatch County. The group claims the agreement was made without public input. Carolyn Murray has this: 

Mountain Money - December 11, 2017

Dec 11, 2017

Today on Mountain Money, Renai Bodley Miller and Roger Goldman visit with Anne Bahr Thompson,  author of the book, Do Good, Embracing Brand Citizenship to Fuel Both Purpose and Profits.  Second guest is Sam Rubin from Four Seasons Concierge and Mountain Transportation Network.  Final guests are  Matt and Missy Kelly talking about Cat Tongue Grips, a new product that will keep your smart phone and/or laptop from slipping away.

Click here for Rubin's new "local Uber" transportation site. 

Local News Hour - December 11, 2017

Dec 11, 2017

Today in the local news hour, we talked with Ray Millener from the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission about the upcoming agenda for the Planning Commission.  Chris Clason, from the citizens group, VOLT was in talking about their concerns over the plan to install high power transmission lines through the Heber Valley.

Salt of the Sea Author to Come to Park City

Dec 11, 2017

Salt of the Sea is this year’s selection for the One Book, One Community program. KPCW’s Melissa Allison has more.