Wasatch County Growth In U.S. Top Five

Mar 12, 2018

Wasatch County is the second-fastest growing county in Utah and fourth in the nation, according to the University of Utah Policy Institute.  The growth is largely due to net migration, which means more people are coming into the county than leaving.  County officials face many challenges in keeping up with the pace.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City Council May Add More Tours Of Historic Farm

Mar 12, 2018

The Park City Council is considering more tours of the McPolin Farm, but before it does anything, it wants to hear from the Friends of Farm group for some direction. Melissa Allison has more.

Abby McNulty, one of the three finalists for the recently open Park City Council seat, doesn't dispute the selection of city staff member Lynn Ware Peek. What she does take issue with is the discussion the council had behind closed doors about whether a working mother can handle the responsibilities the position requires. Melissa Allison has more:

The Woodside Park Affordable Housing development is ready to enter into its second phase and staff brought it before Park City Council Thursday during the work session to get some direction regarding its design. With a full council present - the item was approved but not everyone is thrilled with the design. Melissa Allison tells us why.

Park City Students To Protest School Gun Violence

Mar 12, 2018

Two Park City High School seniors have organized a student walkout for Wednesday. The event is part of a nationwide student protest against gun violence. The massacre in Parkland, Florida, that took 17 lives last month has been the inspiration behind this national student movement. Carolyn Murray has this:

Mountain Money - March 12, 2018

Mar 12, 2018

First, Doug Wells and guest co-host Bob Hendricks visit with Elizabeth Willard Thames, author of Meet The Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living. Next they visit with Mark Nelson of the historic Heber Valley Railroad. Finally, Honey and Blaine Parker discuss their business, CoupleCo, which is all about working with your spouse for fun and profit.

After the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, last month, two Wasatch County students threatened gun violence on Snapchat videos. Local police immediately responded, thanks to alerts from other students.  Thursday night the Wasatch board of education held a special public meeting to review school security procedures.  Carolyn Murray reports.

Roughly 200 Wasatch County residents attended a school board meeting Thursday night to talk about school security, active shooter scenarios, and whether staff might use concealed weapons to deter violence.  Many in attendance expressed gratitude and support for the way the School District is addressing the threats recently made by two students threatening gun violence.   Twenty five to 30 people asked specific questions about current and future security measures. Carolyn Murray has this:

The Morning Mix - March 9, 2018

Mar 9, 2018

Authentic traveling blues folk singer Tom Bennett performs in studio with fiddle accompanist Rooster. Tony Oros explains his journey from on-air talent and musician to booking agent and promoter in Park City and throughout the Mountain West. Rock & Roll Hall of Famers and surf-rock instrumentalists The Ventures talk about the band's 60-year legacy,  why they're big in Japan, and their shows this weekend at Egyptian Theatre.

Local News Hour - March 9, 2018

Mar 9, 2018

Greg Gagne starts us off with today’s Utah avalanche forecast. Summit County Community Development Director Pat Putt has an update on a number of development projects. Park City Council Member Tim Henney recaps last night's meeting. Finally, Karsten Beline and Faith Staley, students at Park City High School, talk about their efforts to organize a solidarity walkout on Wednesday in memory of the Feb. 14 shooting at Parkland, Florida.