Government shutdown http://kpcw.org en Lawmakers Approve $7,000,000 To Keep National Parks Open http://kpcw.org/post/lawmakers-approve-7000000-keep-national-parks-open <p>SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah lawmakers have authorized the state to spend another $7,000,000 to keep Utah&#39;s national parks open through December 1 after the sites were temporarily shuttered due to a partial shutdown of the federal government.</p><p>The Senate and House unanimously approved the spending Wednesday evening, but it was unclear if the money would need to be used.</p><p>Congress appeared to be closing in on a deal late Wednesday to reopen the government.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 02:35:00 +0000 KPCW 5501 at http://kpcw.org Government Shutdown Hits Home In Summit County http://kpcw.org/post/government-shutdown-hits-home-summit-county <p>As the first federal government shut-down in 17 years went into effect last week, &nbsp;Summit County residents may wonder whether it will affect them on a local scale. Lynn Ware Peek has more.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:30:11 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek 5182 at http://kpcw.org Government Shutdown Hits Home In Summit County Governor Urges President To Re-Open Utah's National Parks And Monuments http://kpcw.org/post/governor-urges-president-re-open-utahs-national-parks-and-monuments <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Saying it&#39;s a $1,000,000 loss to the state, Utah Governor Gary Herbert Tuesday formally requested President Obama to re-open the state&#39;s five national parks, several national monuments, historic sites and recreation areas. KPCW&#39;s Leslie Thatcher has more.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 23:02:00 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 5187 at http://kpcw.org Governor Urges President To Re-Open Utah's National Parks And Monuments Park City Native On Effects Of The Government Shutdown http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-native-effects-government-shutdown <p>The federal government shutdown has closed Utah&#39;s five national parks during a busy season. One Park City resident who is a river guide in the Grand Canyon National Park is feeling those effects, along with expectant customers who&#39;ve had trips planned for sometimes years. Lynn Ware Peek has more.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 23:27:00 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek 5136 at http://kpcw.org Bob Jasper On WIC Closing http://kpcw.org/post/bob-jasper-wic-closing <p>Due to the partial shutdown of the federal government, as of 5:00 today, funding for Summit County&#39;s WIC - or Women Infant and Children program will be suspended. KPCW&#39;s Leslie Thatcher has more.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 5400 at http://kpcw.org Bob Jasper On WIC Closing