The Summit County Council Wednesday night was shown a proposal to expand the High Uintas Wilderness area in Summit County by 28,000 acres - about 16 percent.
The Council also heard public input from citizens who support the wilderness expansion - and other who are concerned how it will impact fire prevention, the watershed and livestock activity. Rick Brough has more.
On this episode of Cool Science Radio, John and Lynn welcomed Michael Harris, author of The End Of Absence. They talked about how rare it is these days to get un-connected and be alone with your thoughts. Former city mayor Dana Williams then joined the show to talk about aphids, otherwise known as plant lice. Is there anything Dana doesn't know about?
Chris Cherniak is joined by guest host, Lynn Ware Peek, as they talk to Mayor Dana Williams about his 12 years in office and the environmental issues he took in that time. At the end of the show, the Park City Lacrosse Team are in to talk about their Christmas Tree pick up fundraiser.
The final Park City City Council meeting of the year was one filled with emotion, standing ovations and recognition of not only outgoing Mayor Dana Williams and council member Alex Butwinski, but also several citizens who the mayor and council wanted to recognize. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Several hundred people showed up for a community open house for outgoing Park City Mayor Dana Williams Wednesday afternoon to thank the major for his 12 years of service - although the Mayor retains his office until early January. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Park City Council at its meeting this evening will consider a new schedule for the general plan, approve forward motion for the Library renovation, and create regulation for those who rent out their homes. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
In the continuing series of public meetings on Park City's general plan rewrite, a packed room of residents offered their thoughts on how Park City's future should or shouldn't be shaped. And Park City council and the Mayor are getting more "help" than they may have expected. Lynn Ware Peek has more.