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Law enforcement frequently responds to calls that involve mental health issues or substance abuse.  These are actually medical situations where people may be acting out and this can threaten the safety of the police officer. Crisis Intervention Training can help prepare officers to handle mentally ill suspects in criminal disturbances.  Carolyn Murray has more on this program:

The Mountain Life - May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017

Today Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek explore bike to work and school week with Julia Collins from the transportation department at Park City Municipal. Then, Emily Owens is a researcher at UCLA who specializes in early detection of psychosis in adolescents.  Finally, considered to be the world’s best rock climber, Tommy Caldwell, talks about his new book, Push: A Climbers Journey of Endurance, Risk and Going beyond Limits.

Local News Hour - May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017

Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan, Community Relations Specialist Molly Miller and School District Administrator Todd Hauber tells us about Tuesday's school board meeting. - followed by PC historic preservation planner Anya Grahn, and board member Lola Beatlebrox will be in to preview the Historic Preservation Awards and then Wasatch County and YMCA of Northern Utah, Administration Manager Crystyna Galarza, discusses this year's Park City camps.

Recycle Utah Has Loads of Activities This Summer

May 16, 2017
Dell Fuller

There was a big turnout at the city council meeting last week with Recycle Utah leading the charge to ban plastic bags in Park City once and for all.  In 2013, the efforts didn’t quite sway council to ban single use bags but this time residents stepped up. Carolyn Murray has more on the Recycle Utah monthly update.

First guest is Matt Pacenza with HEAL Utah.  HEAL is hosting its 14th annual breakfast fundraiser this Thursday with Shawn McGrath, former EPA Regional Administer as keynote speaker. Then Daisy Fair from Copper Moose Farm stops by to discuss their open house happening this Saturday the 20th. Finally, three students from Park City Day School come in to discuss their efforts to raise awareness and money in support of Bonanza Flat.

Local News Hour - May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017

Summit County manager Tom Fisher talks about  the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting - followed by Valley Behavioral Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Todd Thatcher. We’ll talk to him about last week’s training for the Park City Police Department on mental health crises and then Recycle Utah director Carolyn Wawra with their monthly update.

Summit County

Trash pickup didn't happen for several Summit County residents Monday.   Their trash cans were left empty on purpose.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

New Civic Action Group For People Under 40

May 15, 2017

There’s a new civic action group in Park City.  The Park City Action Network also known as P-CAN.  They’re trying to create a collective voice and open opportunities for engagement for people 40 and younger who live in Park City.  Carolyn Murray has more on this new civic action group.

The Park City School Board meets tomorrow (Tuesday) at 4 pm.   Some of the issues on the agenda include school start times and discussion on the selection criteria for the new school board member who will replace outgoing member Phil Kaplan.  Carolyn Murray has more.

Local News Hour - May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017

This morning we’ll be talking to …

Summit County Assistant Manager Anita Lewis about her transplant operation followed by Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley to preview the School Board meeting agenda and then we have a new group in Park City who are calling themselves the PCAN’s, Heleena Sedaris and Diego Zegarra will talk to us about the Park City Action Network and what they are working on. 

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