On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council member Chris Robinson who has a recap of Wednesday's meeting Newly named Park City High School Principal Roger Arbabi introduces himself to the Park City Community and  Utah House of Representative for District 54, Tim Quinn District has a legislative recap of his first term in office.

Park City School Board Dives Deep Into Budget Talks

Mar 21, 2018

Budget discussions dominated the conversation at the Park City School District board meeting on Tuesday. Board Members want more information before making a decision on adding four new elementary school positions for next school year.   Carolyn Murray has this:

Summit County, UT

Summit County hopes to open the new Kamas Services Building by the end of the month.  But Tom Fisher, county manager, says the project still has some snags to deal with, as we hear from Rick Brough:

The Summit County Attorney's office, aided by three outside law firms, have filed the first opioid lawsuit initiated by a county in Utah.  The 240-page complaint in the Third District Court alleges that a group of opioid manufacturers and distributors created the national crisis by the misinformation and false claims in their marketing, as Rick Brough explains:

Summit County's massive lawsuit, unveiled this week, has not yet defined the financial damages it is seeking against more than a dozen U.S. opioid manufacturers and distributors.  But at a press conference on Tuesday, attorneys for the county explained their strategy.  Rick Brough reports:

Park City Youth Shoots For The Stars

Mar 21, 2018
Kristy Hoekstra

While Park City is known for its world-class ski resorts and Olympic-winning athletes, there is one rising star who hopes to put her own mark on our town. Melissa Allison has more:

New Principal Named For Park City High School

Mar 21, 2018
Park City School District

The Park City School District has named Roger Arbabi to be the new high school principal. The former principal, Bob O’Connor, took a leave of absence in November and for personal reasons resigned his post in January. Arbabi will be calling in to talk with Leslie Thatcher on KPCW’s Local News Hour, Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Carolyn Murray has this:

Two sisters from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, will participate in the Park City “March for Our Lives” on Saturday. They are a few years away from voting but they both have no plans to back off pressuring politicians to do something about gun violence in schools. Carolyn Murray has this:

Lisa Mosconi, assistant professor of neuroscience and associate director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College discusses her research, which focuses on PET and MRI imaging in the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Then Robert Twigger talks about his new book Micromastery: Learn Small, Learn Fast, and Find the Hidden Path to Happiness.

The Park City Institute is preparing for their annual St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series that has been held at the Deer Valley amphitheater for the past 14 years,  but there is just one hiccup. That venue is no longer available. Melissa Allison has more: