The Wasatch County Council Wednesday will consider a request to rezone a 20-acre parcel of land and amend the general plan so the applicant can move from the Central Planning Area to the South Planning Area, allowing for more density. Some residents think that's a bad idea. Leslie Thatcher has more:

Utah Department of Public Safety

Utah Highway Patrol troopers seized almost $900,000 in pot on Interstate Highway 80 Monday morning. According to a press release from the Utah Department of Public Safety, around 7:30 a.m. a trooper stopped a pickup truck for an improper lane change at milepost 158, between the Wanship and Coalville. In talking to the driver, the trooper found out the pickup truck was a rental and was traveling with four other personally owned cars. A drug-sniffing dog indicated there were drugs in the pickup truck.

Superintendent Search Narrows For Park City Schools

Apr 16, 2018

The Park City Board of Education meets Tuesday at 3 p.m. and will go into an extended closed session with HYA Recruiters. After that, the board's selection committee will have a handful of superintendent candidates to interview.  Carolyn Murray has details:

Fugitive Arrested Near Oakley

Apr 16, 2018

The Summit County Sheriff's Department captured a wanted fugitive near Oakley on Sunday night. David Boyle reports:

Local News Hour - April 16, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley leads off with a preview of tomorrow's school board meeting agenda. Wasatch County property owners Sibyl Bogardus and Marilyn Crittenden talk about the letter they sent to Wasatch County Council and the process for the proposed general plan amendment. Eileen Dunn, president of the Kamas Valley Business Association, provides an update on her group. Finally, Rob DeBirke, policy director of Save Our Canyons, discusses a couple of issues, including helicopters and a proposed Mount Baldy tram at Alta.

Mountain Money - April 16, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

We kick off the hour with Charlan Nemeth, author of In Defense of Troublemakers: The Power of Dissent in Life and Business. Next up is Micah Goddard, who has opened the Red Slower Studios, Park City's only blown glass studio. The final guest is Bill Humbert, author Employee 5.0: Secrets of a Successful Job Search in the New World Order

Miner Nation Report - April 16, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

Here is this week's Miner Nation Report with Morgan Lukrich:

Wasatch County is in the midst of massive growth with the Mayflower project about to launch, plans to build a new county road near the Jordanelle Reservoir, an open space bond resolution for November, and transit talks with Summit County and Park City. Carolyn Murray has this update from the county manager:.

Wasatch County is one of the fastest growing areas in the country and there are management challenges of providing services like fire protection, water and sewer. The county council dissolved the Brighton Estates Special Services District in 2017 and that action has resulted in the homeowners association challenging the county’s decision in court. Carolyn Murray has this:

UDOT

During public comments at its weekly meeting, the Summit County Council heard more opposition to the noise wall planned along Interstate Highway 80 at Jeremy Ranch. Rick Brough has the story:

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