The Park City Education foundation has just announced $165,000 in grants awarded to specific sites within the district for a variety of programs, from the author in residence program, to supporting art in the schools, to providing another dual immersion teacher. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
A year after kicking off a campaign to get 1,000 woman to contribute $1,000, the organizers of the Women's Giving Fund saw a huge turnout in the last month - putting them well over that goal. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Students graduating from Utah high schools this year - one youngster per school has a chance at a scholarship pie totaling $450,000. It's being offered by Career Step, an online education program. Rick Brough has more.
Thursday's tanker truck accident in Parley's Canyon, which led to the spill of up to 4,000 gallons of oil, drew attention again to the problems of transporting oil from the Uintah Basin to Salt Lake. The Tesoro Company is proposing a pipeline as an alternative. But as County Council member Claudia McMullin noted, the county is trying to come up with a stronger ordinance to govern the pipeline construction. Rick Brough has more.
A new non-profit group with experienced leadership at its helm has opened its doors. The new Trails Utah will help other communities promote trails and trail usage and will follow the Park City model. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
The Purple Paws program, from Friends of Animals Utah, looks at the familiar, tragic problem of domestic abuse - and considers that it affects the pets too. They need foster volunteers for those animals. Rick Brough has more.