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Park City History Bits
2:22 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Park City History Bits - July 25, 2013

Premiered July 25, 2013 

Did you ever wonder why a siren goes off in Old Town every night?

This is Diane Foster, with your weekly Park City History Bit.

Lots of locals have their own theories why the siren goes off every night – from calling home miners from the bordellos and bars to checking that everyone made it out of the mines alive. The truth, however, is more practical and nostalgic.

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Business
2:10 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Heber Railroad Looking For Investors

The Heber Valley Railroad is looking for public investments to ensure the continued operation of the historic railway. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Open Space
1:44 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Leaders Continue To Prioritize Open Space

Credit Park City Municipal Corporation

The acquisition of open space is not a new idea to Park City and Summit County - and it remains one of their top priorities. Leaders say that open space both defines the Park City area and provides an economic engine for the area. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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PSA
10:04 am
Wed July 31, 2013

See Solar in Action

Summit County invites you to visit a home in Trailside that installed solar through Summit Community Solar bulk-purchase program.  Stop by on August 7 between 5 and 7 PM to ask the owners about energy cost savings and their experience with Summit Community Solar.  Representatives of the selected contractor, Alpenglow Solar will be present to answer technical questions and explain how the Summit Community Solar bulk-purchase program works. Visit mycommunitysolar.org for more info Summit County is a non-profit entity. 

Local Food
4:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Master Gardner Dee Downing Proposed Food Forests

Originally aired on July 26, 2013.

With more than 90% of our food coming from out of state, one Park City resident - with the help of a master gardener - hopes to change that. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Wasatch County
4:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Wasatch County Having Booming Time In Growth

  Originally aired on July 26, 2013.

Once again, Wasatch County has been ranked as the fastest growing county in the state of Utah and 21st in the country. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Tragedy
2:30 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Olympic Park Fatalities

Originally aired on July 24, 2013.

Medical personnel responded at the Utah Olympic park Friday afternoon when a visitor suffered an apparent cardiac arrest. The 30 year old man died after being air-lifted to Salt Lake. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Government
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

County Council Talks General & Neighborhood Plan

Originally aired July 23, 2013.

The Summit County Council on Wednesday help its first hearing on individual Neighborhood plans in the Snyderville Basin, as part of the General Plan update. The meeting, though, drew only one person. Rick Brough has more.

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Business
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Chamber's Annual Meeting Honors Wilking

Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

A large audience gathered for the Park City Chamber/Bureau's annual meeting, as long-time Parkite Jan Wilking was honored with the Myles Rademan Spirit of Hospitality Award. Rick Brough has more.

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State & Regional
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Repeal Of Compulsory Education Law Debated

Originally aired on July 23, 2013.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah education officers say a Republican state senator's idea to scrap the state's compulsory education law would put already-vulnerable students further at risk. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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