Dana Williams

Leslie Thatcher

Dana Williams and Andy Beerman will be battling it out for Park City Mayor. Williams who served as Park City Mayor from 2002 - 2013 led the primary election balloting Tuesday with 904 votes. Andy Beerman, who is in his second term on the Park City Council, received 654 votes. Summit County Member Roger Armstrong who received 474 votes is out of the race.

 

If the amount of money in this year’s Park City mayor’s race is any indication, it’s serious. With just a few more days to the primary election, Leslie Thatcher reports on the first of the required campaign finance returns.

Two of the three candidates for Park City mayor have raised more than 20-thousand dollars so far. The third – though isn’t far behind.

The first financial disclosures were due Tuesday  - more than two weeks after voters received their mail-in ballots.

KPCW

The three men running for Park City mayor debated several issues in a two-hour forum hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Renai Bodley at the KPCW studios on Friday, August 4th.  

In the first hour, they discussed the proposed Treasure Hill development, the city's plans for net zero (approximately 20 minutes in), affordable housing (28 minutes in), transportation, (40 minutes in), and ends with a two-question "lightning round" featuring plastic bags and Vail (48 minutes in).   Listen to the first hour here:

Dana Williams served three terms as Park City Mayor, taking office just days before the opening of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Even though he declared in 2013 that he was ready to transition out of office, he says certain events have made him want to return. Carolyn Murray has more.

Local News Hour - August 3, 2017

Aug 3, 2017

On today’s program, Kathy Donnell , Park Naturalist with Utah State Parks has a monthly update. Summit County Council member Kim Carson recaps yesterday’s meeting.  Park City Mayoral Candidate Dana Williams and Park City Special Events Manager Jenny Diersen with a look ahead at the week's events –including the Kimball Arts Festival information you need to know.

"Stunning" Turnout for Park City Mayoral Debate

Jul 19, 2017
Melissa Allison

If the size of the crowd is any indication, there's a lot of interest in this year's election for Park City mayor. There was a full house Tuesday as Summit County Council Member Roger Armstrong, Park City Council Member Andy Beerman, and former Park City Mayor Dana Williams debated each other at the Park City Rotary meeting.     KPCW"s Melissa Allison was there:  

Brooke Mitchell and Dana Williams

Park City High School students and teachers were quick to the response Monday afternoon after reports of hate speech surfaced on three apartment buildings across the street from the high school. Leslie Thatcher has more.

KPCW

A crowd of more than 200 people gathered outside city hall in Park City Wednesday afternoon to send a message to Vail Resorts, while executives from that company met inside with city officials to debate Vail's application to trademark the name "Park City."   KPCW's Renai Bodley was there: 

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Development director Pat Putt and Health Department Director Rich Bullough about the crack down on tiny houses. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson discusses Wednesday's Park City Planning Commission agenda, including Treasure, PC MARC has news about this month's Lunch and Learn and former Mayor Dana Williams talks about his concern over Park City's proposed contract with Vail to settle the trademark dispute.

Dana Williams

Dana Williams, former mayor of Park City, is planning a public gathering at city hall Wednesday afternoon.   He says it's a way to "welcome" Vail Resort CEO Rob Katz.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Pages