Carolyn Murray

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  On today's Local News Hour guest host Carolyn Murray updates the mountain trail conditions with a call in interview from Laura of the Mountain Trails Foundation.  Republican Congressman John Curtis talks about his time in Washington D.C. representing the 3rd District.  He is running against Chris Herrod who is challenging him in the June 26th Republican Primary Election. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman gives an update on Thursday's City Council Meeting covering the issues of social equity, homelessness in Park City, transit programs and the Historic Preservation Awards.

Local News Hour - May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

  Summit County Council member, Doug Clyde has an update on the council meeting which includes discussion on the new frontage road proposals for the Bitner access to Silver Creek. He gives a detailed explanation of the complicated state transit tax increase proposed by the state legislature last session.  Chris Herrod is one of two Primary Republican candidates for US House District 3 which is a seat currently held by John Curtis who won the special election in November.  He and Curtis are facing off in this Primary Election coming up on June 26th.

Park City Manager Diane Foster and Budget Operations and Strategic Planning Manager Jedd Briggs talk about the busy agenda City Council has for Thursday; budget, pest control and parking are just a few of the highlights. Craig Crowley, Summit County emergency manager, addresses wildfire risk, using emergency management systems, and putting in place family communications systems, which can be essential if a catastrophic event should occur.

  In today's KPCW Local News Hour, Carolyn Murray introduces the new Park City School District Superintendent, Jill Gildae.  She comes from the Greenwich Public School System in Connecticut where she has been the Superintendent for the past year.  Our second guest is Summit County Manager, Tom Fisher with a preview of Wednesday's County Council Meeting.  He covers agenda items that include a discussion on another transit sales tax that could be implemented by 2019.  The Director of the Kimball Arts Center, Jory Macomber and Park City Summit County Arts Council Community Manager, Jocelyn Scu

The Park City Board unanimously approved Dr. Jill Gildea to be the new Superintendent replacing Ember Conley who did not renew her contract with the school district in 2017.  Dr. Gildea most recently was head of the Greenwich Public School System in Connecticut.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

  The first guest on todays program is Heber Mayor Keleen Potter talking about the annexation, zoning and land use updates in this rapidly growing community.

Local News Hour - May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018

  Today Snyderville Planning Commissioner Chairperson, Bea Peck gave a run-down of the 4 hours they spent discussing a new development rezone, development agreement and conditional use permit on Bitner Road.  Chris Robinson, Summit County Council member says UDOT gave an update on the Noise Wall they plan to build along I-80 near Jeremy Ranch as well as a Fire Prevention discussion and update from the Summit County Fire District.

Local News Hour - May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018

Today starts with Tom Noeker and Amber Nelson from the South Summit Trails Foundation talking about projects short and long term.  They are partnering with the National Forest Service to create a trails network in the Uinta Cache National Forrest with ground-breaking slated for 2019. The second guest is Democratic primary candidate Eileen Gallagher,  a pediatrician, mother, and volunteer who is running for the state senate seat District 26.

Local News Hour - May 22, 2018

May 22, 2018

  Summit County Manager, Tom Fisher gives a preview of  Wednesday's County Council meeting beginning at 11:30 with the Summit Bike Share launch at the KImball Junction Transit Center . They go into closed session at 1 pm and begin the work session at 3:10 pm in the Sheldon Richin's Building auditorium. Students Faith Staley and Adam Herbst talk about the upcoming gun debate scheduled for May 31st.  They've invited political candidates for the discussion in the hope of creating a civilized dialogue on the topic of Gun Control.

Local News Hour - April 24, 2018

Apr 24, 2018

      Summit County Sheriffs Department, Andrew Wright and Justin Hemingway talk about a community workshop called Front Line and Blue Line  which is scheduled for May 14th at Ecker Hill Middle School.  Park City Planning Director Bruce Erikson has a preview of the Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday.  Utah Open Lands Executive Director, Wendy Fisher and National Weather Service Senior Hydrologist, Brian McInerney talk to KPCW about the Brock Evans Earth Day Conservation award given to McInerney for his lifetime of work educating people on the effects of climate change.  

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