If you hadn't yet noticed, bicycles are everywhere in Park City, used for both recreation and commuting. If you're confused as a motorist or a cyclist about where bikes should be - Park City Municipal plans to make it a little more clear. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it will remove fewer wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.
Under its roundup schedule announced this week, the bureau plans to gather 2,400 of the animals through the Sept. 30 end of the fiscal year. All but 215 of them will be horses.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Eight film projects, including the fantasy adventure "Bigfoot versus Nazis," have been granted financial incentives in Utah.
The tax credits granted Thursday by the Governor's Office of Economic Development board are based on production companies spending defined amounts of money in the state and hiring a certain percentage of cast and crew locally.
Utah Film Commission Director Marshall Moore says the tax credit increases from 20 to 25% when spending tops $1,000,000, but it can be reduced if a production falls short of meeting its spending goal.
Heal Utah is coming out against the proposed fee on Utah households who produce their own energy - and will be in Park City Tuesday to give residents ideas about how to fight it. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
On the premiere of KPCW's Mountain Summer, hosts John Wells and Peggy Veverka were joined by station General Manager and President Larry Warren to talk about the show and what's coming up. Ryan (Cray) and Kate (Boyd) from Park Silly Market and Alissa Daly from Republic Services joined the show to talk about "recycle day" which is their theme this Sunday. Travis (English) dropped by to talk about the Summit County Fair and Katy (Wang) joined the show to talk about the Park City Film Series.
Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten will teach Puppy, Basic and Intermediate classes on Tuesdays, July 29th to September 2nd at the PC MARC. Classes are for adults over 16 and their dogs. Puppy class is at 6 p.m., Basic is at 7 p.m. and Intermediate is at 8 p.m. The fee is $75. For info and registration visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Detroit’s bankruptcy and blight are familiar headlines across America and maybe the world. But what it means to live, work and survive in the modern-day Motor City are bigger, more important stories. Sandra Svoboda, who lives there, has this month’s review of author Mark Binelli’s book, “Detroit City is the Place to Be,” an account of what is depressing, entertaining, foretelling and hopeful in the urban landscape of Detroit.