On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Snyderville Planning commissioner Colin DeFord about wood burning stoves and the glare from the private chairlift in The Colony. Park City manger Diane Foster reviews the agenda which includes a proposed surcharge on water pumping charges to those who live in the highest elevations of town. Stu Johnson has details on this year's Bike to Work and School Day and Buster Pike and Ken Block with the Park City Sailing Club have details on this weekend's Sail-A-Polooza.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City planning Kirsten Whetstone about Wednesday's planning commission meeting.  Summit County manager Tom Fisher reviews the county council agenda, Pastor Charles Robinson is moderating Thursday's Project for Deeper Understanding on Death with Dignity. He's joined by two of the panelists, Yarrow Hospice director Liana Teteberg and Dr. Margaret Battin, a professor of philosophy and bioethics at the University of Utah and Teri Orr and Katie Wright have details on Thursday's TedXWomen event at the St. Regis.

This Green Earth - May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015

Chris Cherniak and Carolyn Frankenburg first discuss the  documentary "Merchants of Doubt" with Park City Film Series Executive Director Katy Wang and Utah State University Professor  Rob Davies.  The film is being shown at Prospector Theater this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  After that, they speak with Jill Rathburn about the use and benefits of Tower Gardens.  Grow 20 plants per tower using no soil and recycled water.  

The first candidate for this year's Park City council race has announced her candidacy. Leslie Thatcher has more.

At the most recent meeting of the Summit County Council of Governments, members of the Summit County Council and local mayors discussed if they want to proposed a new county-wide sales tax to fund transit improvements - and if so, when would they put it on the ballot. Rick Brough has more.

By this September, the Kimball Art Center will be operating in a new location, without missing a class. Leslie Thatcher has more.

After more than a year of remodeling and reconstruction, the Park City Library will officially returns to the old Carl Winters Building in a celebration on June 13th. Rick Brough has more.

With the Park City School District's architects now moving forward with one of four designs for the Kearns School Campus, the school district is bracing for the price tag. Leslie Thatcher has more.

The lackluster snowfall this winter resulted in a nearly 5% drop in skiers and snowboarders hitting Utah's slopes. Leslie Thatcher has more.

In less than a week, more than a thousand people signed a petition asking the Park City School Board to save the high school library as its being re-purposed for the PCCAPS program. Leslie Thatcher has more.