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Blended Learning
1:25 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Blended Learning Being Considered by Park City School District

Blended Learning is a new wave of learning that the Park City School District is considering. It incorporates technology but differs from standard on-line learning in that a teacher facilitates it within the walls of a classroom. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Sochi Olympics
1:20 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Park City Mother Awaits News If Both Kids Will Be Named To Olympic Teams

Watching a child with dreams of making it to the Olympics is somewhat common in this ski resort town, but how does the anticipation intensify when two from the same family vye for an Olympic spot? As KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek reports, at least one Park City mom knows how it feels. 

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Summit County Government
6:05 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Natural Gas Station Brings County Forward

The Summit County Council and other officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday for a new natural gas station at Silver Creek Junction. County Manager Bob Jasper said earlier that it's a step forward, even with the controversy over the extraction methods for natural gas. Rick Brough has more.

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Healthy Lifestyle
4:56 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

The Mountain Life - January 8, 2014

Lynn and Tim talk with Tom Diegel of the Wasatch Backcountry alliance, also a conversation about the Longest Date (that would be called marriage) with NY Times bestseller and writer for Modern Family and Sex in the City, Cindy Chupack.  Then they’ll discuss the connection between - strangely enough, alcoholism and good writing, The Trip to Echo Spring, by Olivia Laing.

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Open Space
4:03 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Conservancy To Complete Easements on 260 Acres

Two easements, indicated with blue dots, are expected to add another 260 acres of open space.
Credit Summit Land Conservancy

The Summit Land Conservancy is set to close on two conservation easements totally more than 260 acres of open space in the first month of 2014 KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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2014 Olympics
2:49 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Athletes Compete To The End For Spot On Olympic Team

With just 30 days out from the Winter Olympics, US Ski Team athletes are pushing hard to be named to the Olympic team. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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2014 Olympics
1:06 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Vonn Bows Out Of Sochi Olympics

Lindsey Vonn and her two gold medals of the FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships at Val d'Isere.
Credit © ASP Red Bull / USSA

Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn announced Tuesday that she will not participate in the upcoming Sochi Olympics. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City School District
3:48 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Park City School District Associate Superintendent Has Retired

Lori Gardner during a presentation on professional growth.

The Park City School District associate superintendent of teaching, learning and technology, Lori Gardner, has retired and is being replaced by an interim director while a national search for a permanent curriculum director ensues. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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New Mayor
3:47 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Jack Thomas Sworn In As Park City's New Mayor

Jack Thomas swears in as the new mayor of Park City.

Park City's New Mayor, Jack Thomas was inaugurated before a standing room only crowd Monday evening. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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School District Budget
3:37 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Deficits on the Horizon as School Board Tackles Budget

As the Park City school board tackles the preliminary school district budget, some deficits are on the horizon for the next few years. KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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