Andy Beerman

Randy Barton

Homes and busineses in Park City's Old Town were evaculated Easter Sunday, after police received a threat of a bomb and a hostage taking. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher was on the scene and has this to report.

'Transportation's Uncomfortable Choices' was the topic for Thursday night's public panel discuss and forum, hosted by the Project for a Deeper Understanding. Moderated by former Summit County Commissioner and KPCW Board President Bob Richer lead the panel into a discussion of options and plans involving transportation into and around Summit County.

Panelists included:

One of Park City Municipal's priorities is to reduce energy consumption and increase the use of renewable resources as indicated by the recent expansion of the city's solar panel portfolio on municipal buildings.   It still has a long way to go, but tenacious efforts by the sustainability department are looking deep into energy savings that are becoming more efficient and easier to apply.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.


Park City Municipal announced a new land purchase for open space that will protect a crucial entry corridor.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Park City Council at its Thursday meeting approved the contract for 755  solar panels that will go up on the PC MARC building - offsetting 20% of its energy use.   Lynn Ware Peak has more.

The Mountain Accord process is ready to launch into the next phase of merging priorities for the Central Wasatch by overlaying the separate interests of the groups representing recreation, the economy, transportation and the environment. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Summit County Council and Park City Council on Monday held a quarterly joint meeting to address an over expanding need for regional collaboration - especially as the separate entities look at issues that don't end at city limits. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Now is the time to get in at the ground level to learn about the most comprehensive plan for the economic, transportation, recreation and environmental future of the Wasatch with a series of Mountain Accord Public meetings held in Park City this week. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Based on the recommendations of an independent commission, the Park City Council approved at its Thursday meeting sizeable increases in Mayoral and City Council compensation and with little fanfare nor much comment from the public. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Independent blue ribbon commission has found that compensation for elected officials in Park City may not be on par with other comparable communities. Lynn Ware Peek has more.