The 2018 candidate filing window closes at the end of business on Thursday.  Two contenders have filed for the State Senate seat being vacated by Kevin Van Tassell (R-District 26).  Jack Rubin, who lives in Park City, is one of them.  Rick Brough reports:

Chambers Trail runs between Hillside Ave. and Swede Alley but for years has been called, to put it nicely, the Dog Doo trail. In spite of the colorful name, Park City staff is working on giving the little trail a face lift in hopes people will reframe the trail with something more meaningful. Melissa Allison has more:

A public hearing before the Coalville City Council Monday night drew more than 300 people to discuss the Wohali project, which proposes 500 high-end homes and a golf course west of Interstate 80.  Rick Brough has more:

The recently concluded Utah legislative session had some good news for Summit County... and some bad news, as well.  On some issues, the county still has questions, as Rick Brough tells us:

When participants at Monday's Summit County Council retreat discussed advancing transportation in a clean, efficient way, they weren't afraid to consider futuristic options.  Rick Brough has details:

At the Summit County Council's annual retreat on Monday, members talked about where they see the county 12 years out.  As Rick Brough reports, that timeframe wasn't chosen accidentally:

First up, in our monthly on arts/culture segment, we discuss how art and culture are woven into sport and how that will be framed in the 2019 FIS Freestyle, Snowboarding and Freeski World Championships in Park City. Calum Clark, chief of systems and operations for U.S. Ski & Snowboard, joins the conversation. Next, Sally Tauber from Peace House previews the documentary Minding The Gap – which explores domestic violence, among other issues – to be shown at no charge on Thursday evening at the Jim Santy Auditorium.

Local News Hour - March 14, 2108

Mar 14, 2018

On today’s program, Heidi Matthews, president of the Utah Education Association, recaps the just-completed Utah legislative session and looks ahead at some of the state's education challenges. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Trails and Open Space Project Manager Heinrich Deters preview Thursday's city council agenda, including a report on future uses at Bonanza Flat. Alyssa Mitchell, health educator with the Summit County Health Department, discusses increased vaping among local teens, and what can be done about it.

After a lengthy public hearing, the Coalville City Council voted 3-2 to annex a 1,500-acre property west of Interstate 80. But city officials said Monday night that although they decided to annex the so-called Wohali tract -- named for its hopeful developers, Wohali Partners LLC -- it does not automatically mean approval to build 500 high-end residences and a golf course.  Rick Brough has details:

Utah law makers have debated the issue of Medicaid Expansion since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010.  The decision will likely be left to the voters through a ballot initiative in November. The “Project for a Deeper Understanding” will host a panel representing both sides of the issue at Thursday night’s public forum.  Carolyn Murray has this: