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Madeleine  Knauer and Jackson Burton were recognized by the Park City School Board for winning the top Advanced Placement statewide awards given to one female and one male for highest AP test performance.  Knauer attends UC Berkeley and is studying Physics.  Burton is studying Molecular Biology at Yale.  They both were still home on holiday break and could attend the brief ceremony in their honor.

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There’s been a surge of activism around mental health issues in the Park City community following the drug overdose deaths of two 8th Grade Boys. The school district, along with the city and county have combined efforts to address mental health, substance abuse and at risk youth. Carolyn Murray has more.

There are a couple of large capital projects on the horizon for the Park City School District.  A task force has been working on the High School Expansion for many months but there’s a looming issue with what to do about a new school to replace Treasure Mountain Junior High and how to handle the 5th to 8th grade realignment.  Carolyn Murray was at the school board meeting on Tuesday and has this:

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The Tour of Utah just announced the route for this year's race and Park City isn't on the list.  However, Heber City is. The Tour dates this year are July 31 - August 6.   The race will start in Logan, then head to Brigham City and Snowbasin for Stage 2.  Stage 3 will feature individual time trials in Big Cottonwood Canyon.  South Jordan will host Stage 4.  Stage 5 will be in Davis County, starting in Layton City and ending in Bountiful.  Stage 6 will be in Heber Valley at Soldier Hollow and end at Snowbird.  The final stage will be in Salt Lake City.

Local News Hour - January 11, 2017

Jan 11, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Members Andrew Caplan and Julie Eihausen reviewing  yesterday's work session including the preliminary budget discussion. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Economic Development Director Jonathan Weidenhamer to discuss the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. Summit County Health Dept.

The Mountain Life - January 11, 2107

Jan 11, 2017

Today, Lynn and Tim introduce a new feature on the program.  It’s about the role that art and culture play in lifestyle and our overall wellbeing. They are joined by Bari Nan Rothchild of the Park City Institute and Hadley Dynak of the Summit County Arts Council.  Next, they speak with Sheri Fisher and Jill Packham about taking out our emotional trash. The final guest is Dr. Henry Malus from Diamond Wellness Center in Midway. His subject -  detoxification from heavy minerals in our bodies.

Park City High School Expansion Plans Progress

Jan 10, 2017

The High School Expansion subcommittee wants to hear what people have to say about the design plans to enlarge the high school to accommodate 9th grade. They have another presentation scheduled for Wednesday.  Carolyn Murray has more:

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The local organizer of the Women's March on Main says there could be "thousands" at the event which takes place Saturday, January 21, 2017.  That's also anticipated to be one of the busiest days of the Sundance Film Festival.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

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A group of Utah business leaders are considering an end-run around the Utah legislature, which isn't make state lawmakers very happy. Leslie Thatcher explains.

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Noah Hawley's suspenseful novel BEFORE THE FALL keeps you on the edge of your seat. Fasten your seatbelt and prepare for a bumpy ride. Here's Barb Bretz with this month's book review.

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