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When the Park City school board voted to renovate the high school library into the new space for PCCAPS - at a cost of some $200,000 - they apparently didn't check in with those who actually used the library. Now students have started a petition asking district administration to Save Their Library. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

On today's Local News Hour, Snyderville Basin planning commissioner Chuck Klingenstein discusses the commission's reaction to the newest information regarding Whole Foods move to the Canyon Corner parcel along Landmark Drive. Park City manager Diane Foster and budget manager Nate Rockwood review the proposed capital improvements plan for the coming fiscal year. Katie Mullaly with the Sumjit County Health Dpartmet talks about the WIC program and bike safety and Youth Sports Alliance director Aimee Preston has an update on its successful fundraiser efforts.

Park City Municipal Corp.

Repairs are underway to seal the old Daly West mine that opened up last Friday morning, destroying an old mining relic in the process. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

Rocky Maloney

A photo of Robby Borders - a Park City High School student standing out on Highway 224 with a sign - is going viral and sending a reminder to those who get to witness it. Leslie Thatcher has more.

In this podcast of This Green Earth It's spring and time to talk about honey bees with local beekeeper Doug Fryer.  Doug shares some amazing facts about these creatures including how they keep their hive at 95 degrees during the entire winter, that 99% of the hive is female, and why honey bees prefer blue and purple flowers when foraging for pollen and nectar.

One of today's finest writers tells the story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse, in her National Book Award-winning Brown Girl Dreaming. Bobbie Pyron has this month's book review.

The Jordanelle Special Service District is facing a couple of lawsuits in federal court and criticism from the state auditor's office. But it won a round in court last week, as a decision from the Utah Court of Appeals struck down a different lawsuit from former landowners near the Jordanelle. Rick Brough has more.

Park City Municipal Corp.

An old mine shaft collapsed Friday morning near the Montage Hotel. Park City officials have posted warnings and fenced off the area around the site. An old mine tower has fallen in against the hole, over a shaft estimated at 2100 feet deep. Rick Brough has the story.

The Tesoro Oil Company announced Friday that its proposed oil pipeline through Summit County is on permanent hold, although the company may think about moving ahead if economic conditions improve in the future. Rick Brough has details.

Mitch Martino has this week's Miner Nation Report.

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