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The Snyderville Basin used to be a patchwork of farms, but since the boom in development began about 30 years ago, there aren’t many large agricultural spaces left in the greater Park City area.  The iconic Osguthorpe Farm on Old Ranch Road just leapt $500,000 closer to staying intact.  Carolyn Murray has this story: 

Local News Hour January 2, 2018

Jan 2, 2018

Today’s program starts with an update from Utah Avalanche Forecast Center’s Evelyn Lees.  Cheryl Fox, director of Summit Land Conservancy, discusses open space issues. Summit County manager Tom Fisher previews the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Ed Hendershot, owner of Aspen Grove Rustics in Heber City, explains how state agents from the Division of Professional Licensing seized all the cannabis-based CBD oil product from his business on December 21st.

On today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy has an update on the Osguthorpe Ranch. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting including the first of two budget hearings which proposes the first property tax increase in 30 years.

Local News Hour - November 7, 2017

Nov 7, 2017

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy about open space issues, including Summit County’s decision not to help fund the purchase of the Osguthorpe Ranch. Summit County Regional Transportation Planner Caroline Rodriguez discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting, which includes a public hearing on the Canyons SPA amendment and a couple of transit related updates. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson discusses tomorrow’s planning commission agenda, which includes the Treasure development. .

Summit Land Conservancy

During their public comment segment on Wednesday, the Summit County Council heard from four residents about the same topic -- the preservation of the Osguthorpe farm. They urged the Council to work out a way for the Basin Open Space funds to help preserve this area on Old Ranch Road. Rick Brough has more.

Local News hour - October 3, 2017

Oct 3, 2017

On today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy has an update on open space issues. Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. Project for a Deeper Understanding organizers Mike Andrews and David Hedderly-Smith have details on Thursday’s quarterly topic: #fakenews. Jane Perkins  is the guest author for this year's Friends of Library author luncheon, October 10th and discusses her new book: The Golden Elixir of the West: Whiskey and its Role in Shaping the Western Frontier.

Summit Land Conservancy

The Summit Land Conservancy has reached an agreement to preserve the 158-acre Osguthorpe farm on Old Ranch Road. In an announcement Tuesday, the Conservancy said it has obtained a multi- million dollar federal grant for the property. But it now has to raise additional millions for a match. Rick Brough has more.

On today’s program, Cheryl Fox - director of Summit Land Conservancy  has an announcement on the newest acquisition. Superintendent Ember Conley has details on this morning's school board meeting that starts at 9 at the school district office. Summit County Dispatch Manager Nick Wilkinson and Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter discuss the recent merger between the Park City and Summit County public safety dispatch centers, as approved in both council meetings last week.

Saving Open Space Is Years In The Making

Aug 25, 2017
Photo Courtesy of Charlie Lansche-Images

The Park City Rotary Club just granted Professional Citizen of the Year Award to two Land Conservation Directors who were instrumental in the successful Bonanza Flat Open Space acquisition. It’s taken a couple of decades of focus and commitment.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Courtesy of Bob Wick BLM-Grand Staircase Escalante / NRDC web site

Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, announced Thursday his recommendation to shrink some of the nation’s National Monuments. Included in the proposal are two of Utah’s National Monuments, Escalante and the newly designated, Bears Ears.  No details have been released yet, but a statement from the San Juan County Commission outlines their support of the Zinke recommendation. 

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