Summit County

Trash pickup didn't happen for several Summit County residents Monday.   Their trash cans were left empty on purpose.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

New Civic Action Group For People Under 40

May 15, 2017

There’s a new civic action group in Park City.  The Park City Action Network also known as P-CAN.  They’re trying to create a collective voice and open opportunities for engagement for people 40 and younger who live in Park City.  Carolyn Murray has more on this new civic action group.

The Park City School Board meets tomorrow (Tuesday) at 4 pm.   Some of the issues on the agenda include school start times and discussion on the selection criteria for the new school board member who will replace outgoing member Phil Kaplan.  Carolyn Murray has more.

Local News Hour - May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017

This morning we’ll be talking to …

Summit County Assistant Manager Anita Lewis about her transplant operation followed by Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley to preview the School Board meeting agenda and then we have a new group in Park City who are calling themselves the PCAN’s, Heleena Sedaris and Diego Zegarra will talk to us about the Park City Action Network and what they are working on. 

Mountain Money - May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017

On the show today, Larry and Doug speak with Gordon Cummins, Co-owner  of All Resort Group and the  firms vice president about the company filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The second guests are  Michele Palmer – Director of Sales and Business Development – Destination Services Corporation and   Terry Beckman – Deer Valley – Sales Systems/ Key Accounts manager. Recently Michele and Terry were responsible for bringing 650 people to Park City for a convention. The final guest on the program was Jan Brussel from Pedego Electric Bikes.

The Treasure Mountain Junior High Students in Susan Graves-Henneman’s 8th grade health class had a chance to learn about the effects of plant based nutrition and farm animal advocacy.  Carolyn Murray visited the school and files this report.

It’s an all local cast performing at the Youth Theater at the Egyptian this weekend for a modern twist on a Jane Austen novel. Carolyn Murray has the details on Emma, A Pop Musical.

Jude and guest co-host Emily Elliott’s first gusts are Lisa Needham with Rich Wyman who performed live in studio.  The second guest on the program was Ann Bloomquist, the Executive Director of EATS – Eat Awesome Things at School.  She spoke about the Fork in the Road Fundraiser Saturday night at Legacy Lodge. The final guest was Ryan Walsh, Leadership Class 23 who spoke of Their Bonanza Flat service project.

Park City Passes Utah's First Plastic Bag Ban

May 12, 2017
Picture Courtesy of KPCW

Park City made history Thursday night. City Council passed Utah's first plastic bag ban.  KPCW's Melissa Allison has the story: 

Local News Hour - May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017

Park City has banned single-use plastic bags at large stores that sell groceries.  We'll hear from City Councilman Andy Beerman and the city's Director of Sustainability, Luke Cartin.   Phil Rozenski, Senior Director of Sustainability for Novolex also joins the discussion.

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