Governor Gary Herbert has proposed chopping a million dollars from the state’s tourism marketing fun – a fund which helps pay for hundreds of thousands of dollars in local marketing efforts. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more…
Summit County’s representative to the state legislature Mel Brown isn’t as optimistic as some of his colleagues as to the state’s increasing revenues and that will impact all that the legislature does this session. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more…
The issue of school vouchers has been brought back this legislative session – this time disguised as scholarships. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports…
The Quinn’s Junction Partnership parcel has been the focus of a dispute for nearly 20 years. After all that time, Summit County council member Chris Robinson says they decided to settle when they found themselves facing a potential double whammy. Robins says not only could the county lose the lawsuit, but it looked like state legislation might settle the dispute, by allowing a movie studio complex on the Quinn’s parcel, over-riding any input from the county and Park City.
Summit County council member Chris Robinson has announced he’s bidding for higher office and has declared his candidacy for the newly-drawn House District 54, which includes Park City and Wasatch County and is currently represented by Republican Kraig Powell. He made the announcement on the Local News Hour with Leslie Thatcher.
Sundance – the premiere U.S. film festival showcasing worldwide independent film opened in Park City Thursday night. Festival director John Cooper says it’s a year filled with fabulous film. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.
Summit County planner and world cup skeleton competitor Kimber Gabryszak posted a career best at a competition in snowy St. Moritz. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.
The 29 year old half pipe skier Sarah Burke of Canada died this morning. According to a statement issued by University of Utah Hospital Burke died as a result an accident a week ago Tuesday when she tore an artery that provides blood to the brain while training at Park City Mountain Resort. The statement says that Burke’s injuries caused massive neurological damage after her brain was deprived of oxygen due to cardiac arrest following the accident. According to her wishes, Burke’s organs and tissues will be donated.
The Main Street club formerly known as Harry O’s will re-open Thursday and bring in name acts for the Sundance Film Festival. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.
After more than a year of negotiation, Park City, Summit County and the owner of 29 acres at Quinn’s Junction have agreed to allow a movie studio, hotel and entertainment center to built at that highly visible location. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.