Midway City

In June, the City of Midway put in place a moratorium on subdivision applications. They have six months to make changes to the code.  Carolyn Murray has more on this.  

The Summit County Sheriff's Office recently added two hybrid vehicles to its fleet. Sheriff Justin Martinez says they will use less fuel, which in turn will reduce their carbon footprint and advance the county's strategic plan. Rick Brough has more.

Frank Black, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Westminster College joins Chris and Nell in the first part of the program to discuss ongoing research with Mercury in the Great Salt Lake. Then, Charlie Matthews, STEM Coordinator with the Park City School District, stops by to discuss his work with STEM.  Finally, Erin Bragg from Summit County sustainability talks about the County’s recent joining of the U.S. County Climate Coalition.

The South Summit School Board passed a resolution to hold a bond election this November.

The bond amount is for $58.65 million, which means, if the bond is approved taxes will go up about $96 dollars a year for every $100,000 of taxable home value.

The last time South Summit held a general obligation bond was in 1988, which was the same year that the district’s current Superintendent Shad Sorenson graduated from South Summit High School. 

Local News Hour - August 15, 2107

Aug 15, 2017

On today’s program, Park City Institute Director Teri Orr has details about tonight's show, The Punch Brothers and I’m With Her (a show that KPCW Broadcasters Club will be attending).  Also we  look at the rest of the summer season and what’s being planned for the Main Stage for the 20th anniversary.  Summit County Sheriff Lt. Andrew Wright has details about the new hybrid vehicles the sheriff's office has acquired. Dog Trainer Heather Hampsten has details on the upcoming PC MARC dog obedience program. Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra has her monthly update.

Wasatch County Administrative Building

Wasatch County is gearing up to offer additional polling locations to residents for Tuesday’s Primary Election Day.    Carolyn Murray has more : 

Leslie Thatcher

The Youth Sports Alliance bids farewell to former director Aimee Preston and welcomes Emily Fisher into the role. Fisher says she's excited to have a job that's not just about getting young competitors on podiums, but about developing values as well. Rick Brough has more.

Ken Lund on Flickr

An Illinois man drowned in Deer Creek Reservoir this weekend when his kayak overturned. His wife, who was with him, was rescued by other recreationists in the area. Rick Brough has more.

School Board Set to Approve New Communications Director

Aug 14, 2017
Park City School District

The Park City School Board meets Tuesday at 4 pm with a full agenda.  A Strategic Planning presentation kicks it off and they’re expected to approve hiring a Communications Director who will manage messaging for the school district.  

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Winner of the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, Ingrid Goes West opens in theaters today. Linda Jager has this week's Friday Film review of the social media-themed dark comedy. 

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