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 The Park City Police Department and Park City School District have spent this past week tending to families and students around the clock while they continue to investigate the deaths of two 13 year old boys.  KPCW's Carolyn Murray has more.

A highly toxic synthetic opioid has hit Park City streets.  The Park City Police Department is worried that kids in town  are using the drug and probably don't understand the danger.  KPCW's Carolyn Murray has more.

A beloved backcounty bowl area in Summit County may be in danger of being removed from a proposed federally-designated conservation area.   Park City councilman Andy Beerman and Summit County councilman Chris Robinson are concerned.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story.

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On today's show, host Renai Bodley talks to Utah Representative Rob Bishop about this week's congressional hearing on his Public Lands Initiative.  Park City Planning Commission Chairman Adam Strachan talks about the public tour of the Treasure Hill development site.  Park City Councilwoman Cindy Matsumoto gives an update on last night's meeting where council discussed the Library Field and the Special Events Advisory Committee.  Grammy winner Sting talks about why he picked Utah audiences to be the first to see his Broadway show after it left the Great White Way.

On today’s Morning Mix, John and Jude’s first guest is Elizabeth Hareza who performs live in studio.  Renai Bodley steps in to talk about a special interview she had with Sting. The final guest is Regina Eco from Park City Toastmasters.

An update on the investigation into the deaths of two Treasure Mountain Junior High School Students tops this morning’s Local News Hour.  Host Renai Bodley talks to Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter about the new synthetic drug “pink” and why police are concerned it could be in our community.  Then Summit County Councilman Tal Adair gives an update on criminal justice reform and a new plan to move non-violent drug offenders out of the jail and into supervision.  Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bea Peck talks about the Discovery CORE project, which is a mixed affordable housing project

Today's show begins with coverage of Tuesday's news conference about the deaths of two Treasure Mountain Junior High School students.  The last half of the show is a conversation with Park City Superintendent Dr. Ember Conley and counselor Sam Walsh about how educators are advising students and parents about the investigation and community-wide drug alert.   Park City Manager Diane Foster and Trails & Open Space Program Manager Heinrich Deters discuss possible plans for Library Field.

Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter was on The Local News Hour this morning.  He gave new information about the synthetic drug "pink" and why he says it's in the community.  He also has an update on the investigation into the deaths of 13-year-old Grant Seavers and 13-year-old Ryan Ainsworth.    

Here is the entire 15 minute interview:

Wednesday afternoon Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley and Park City Police Captain Phil Kirk held a news conference to update the community on the investigation of the deaths of two Treasure Mountain Junior High School students.  13-year-old Grant Seaver passed away at his home Sunday.  Tuesday, his friend Ryan Ainsworth, also 13, was found deceased at his home.

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The deaths of two thirteen year old boys, who attended Treasure Mountain Junior High School has prompted a drug investigation by the Park city Police Department.  The synthetic opioid U-47700, street named, "Pink" or "Pinky" is part of the investigation.  Carolyn Murray has more:

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