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11:43 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Early Voting

Early voting in Park City concluded Friday afternoon. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Rockport Estate Fire
11:41 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Frustrated Resident Arrested After Running Barricade Second Time

The Promontory neighborhood looks clearer on Thursday morning, but evacuation orders are still in effect until at least 6PM Thursday.
Credit Rod Riley

A resident in the area ravaged by the Rockport 5 fire was arrested Wednesday for running through the evacuation barricade set up by Summit County Sheriff deputies.

Due to the fire near Wanship, portions of Promontory Ranch, Rockport Estates and Bridge Hollow have been evacuated and closed.

A press release from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office says that 74-year-old Robert Wiener was arrested after his second attempt to run the barricade.

Wiener first violated the closure Tuesday  night, and he was warned he would be arrested if he tried it again.

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Local News
11:04 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Affordable Housing For Middle Class

A group tasked with creating housing solutions for Park City's middle class will present their recommendations at a Park City Council study session this afternoon at 3:20pm. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
11:02 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Affordable Housing On City Council Agenda

Affordable housing, senior services, and recreation priorities are all issues being addressed at this week's Park City Council meeting. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
10:58 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Net Negative Carbon Community

A grant has been provided to the Park City Community Foundation with the aim of turning Park City into a "net-negative carbon community." Rick Brough has more.

Local News
10:56 am
Thu August 15, 2013

City Council Discusses Proposed Tax Increases

Although proposed tax increases are the major item for Wednesday's City Council session, they're looking at a variety of other items from re-usable bags to possible amendments for the Council's governmental format. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City History Bits
5:59 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Park City History Bits - August 8, 2013

Do you think Park City would be as popular as it is today if it still took four hours to get here?

This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit.

In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, horse-drawn stagecoaches were frequently running up and down the canyon between Salt Lake City and Park City. “Stagecoaches” got their name from the different stages the drivers stopped at to change out tired horses. The four-hour trip through the canyon required four stops. 

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Healthy Lifestyle
2:23 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

The Mountain Life - August 14, 2013

Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Peter Koch, who owns a calf ranch and organic almond orchard in central California. Then, Grandmother Mona Polacca, one of the 13 on the distinguished worldwide grandmothers council.

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Rockport Estate Fire
1:08 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Homes And Vehicles Lost in Rockport Fire, But No Lives

"Firenados", seen as narrow columns of swirling smoke, popped up throughout the fire yesterday, due to dry weather and winds.
Credit Lynn Ware Peek

The Rockport Fire forced hundreds of people out of their homes Tuesday afternoon as it ravaged through the dry brush. As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, several structures and vehicles were lost, but no injuries have been reported.

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Rockport Estate Fire
1:00 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Rockport Fire Slowed But Didn't Die Overnight

Air support dumped fire suppressant over burning areas yesterday.
Credit Lynn Ware Peek

Firefighters battled the Rockport fire overnight and calm conditions this morning allowed crews to work on hot spots. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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