Although proposed tax increases are the major item for Wednesday's City Council session, they're looking at a variety of other items from re-usable bags to possible amendments for the Council's governmental format. Rick Brough has more.
Do you think Park City would be as popular as it is today if it still took four hours to get here?
This is Bill Redeker with your weekly Park City History Bit.
In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, horse-drawn stagecoaches were frequently running up and down the canyon between Salt Lake City and Park City. “Stagecoaches” got their name from the different stages the drivers stopped at to change out tired horses. The four-hour trip through the canyon required four stops.
Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Peter Koch, who owns a calf ranch and organic almond orchard in central California. Then, Grandmother Mona Polacca, one of the 13 on the distinguished worldwide grandmothers council.
The Rockport Fire forced hundreds of people out of their homes Tuesday afternoon as it ravaged through the dry brush. As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports, several structures and vehicles were lost, but no injuries have been reported.
American Red Cross shelters in Coalville and Park City - established Tuesday as refuge for evacuees forced from their homes by the Rockport wildfire - will remain open until at least 6 PM Wednesday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Listeners from around the county shared their photos of the Rockport Estate fire with KPCW through email, text messages and social media. The slide show above shows some of the ones we received by Tuesday night.
Preliminary election results are in for the Park City Council Race.
After the polls closed on Tuesday evening and votes were tallied, the four city council candidates who will proceed to the November general municipal election were determined as announced by senior recorder and election official Sharon Bauman.. Those are incumbents Alex Butwinski and Cindy Matsumoto, as well as political newcomers, Tim Henney and Mary Wintzer.