Summit and Wasatch County farmers are eligible for disaster assistance as the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated the county as a primary natural disaster area due to recent drought. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
The Snyderville Planning Commission Tuesday night was introduced to the Silver Creek Village Center, a project that when built out will have a population larger than Coalville. The planners are charged with reviewing the proposed Development Agreement for the project. Rick Brough has more.
In the first segment of today's show, Nicky DeFord with Vail Resorts joined Chris and Nell to talk about Vail's ongoing efforts in environmental sustainability. In the second segment, Stephanie Dolmat-Connell of the University of Utah and Lisa Yoder of Summit County joined the show to talk about the University's "Community Solar" program. Finally, Nell and Chris share why it's a bad idea to leave your car running, unattended, with the air conditioner on, just to keep your dog cool.
Starting in 2015, the 8 year 1.8 billion dollar rebuild of the Salt Lake City International Airport will begin. While the impacts are imminent, airport executives hope to keep using the airport as hassle free as possible. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
In recent years, Utah's Olympic boosters have raised the possibility of once again hosting the Winter Games. But at this point, according to Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation president Colin Hilton, the soonest change they've got is in 12 years, in 2026. Rick Brough has more.
In a letter sent to the owners of Park City Mountain Resorts and Vail Resorts, seven Park City business and government leaders are asking that before August - in a little over a week - the two disputing ski companies should announce an agreement that will keep the Mountain Resort open and operating for the next ski season. Rick Brough has more.
The consensus of Park City Council Thursday night was, to say the least, not supportive on vinyl siding, says Council Member Tim Henney. Henney told KPCW Friday that no housing material is problem-free, but vinyl is, on the spectrum, one of the worst choices. Rick Brough has more.