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Summit County officials are always urging locals to take the bus. But one County Council member says that when he tried last week to hook onto a bus  from his home in Park Meadows, it was a futile effort. Roger Armstrong says the current system, with the county being partnered with Park City, needs a close look and a significant overhaul. Rick Brough has more.

Roger Armstrong lives on Meadows Drive and said the nearest   bus stop for him is at the intersection with Highway 224.

On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Glenn Wright who has a recap of Wednesday's meeting. Park City Planning Commission Chair Melissa Band has an update about last night's meeting and Park City Museum director Sandra Morrison has details on the upcoming Park City Home Tour on June 23rd.

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Summit County officials attended last week's Utah Association of Counties convention. County Council Member Glenn Wright says some interesting topics came up, including transportation and public lands. Rick Brough has details

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Republican Primary Candidate Ron Winterton about his run for Senate District 26.  County Council Member Glenn Wright discusses the Council's visit to the conference of Utah Association of Counties held in St. George. Shauna Weist, Executive Director of Connect Summit County previews Mental Health Awareness Month beginning with the first event on May 1.

On Thursday night, April 19th, The Park City Area Project for Deeper Understanding hosts a conversation addressing forest management and fire prevention in Summit County. KPCW will broadcast the conversation, David Boyle has a preview of the forum:

Today's program includes an update from the Park City School District on the superintendent search. The school board announced an interim superintendent to cover academics during the transition to a new leader. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Development Director Ann Laurent preview Thursday's city council meeting.

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The Summit County Council is still trying to determine the future of affordable housing in the area.  Council Member Glenn Wright said this was a major topic at the council's retreat last week, as Rick Brough reports:

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The Summit County Council Wednesday did not come to a decision on the three appeals filed against the Colby School redevelopment project, as Rich Brough reports:

Local News Hour - March 15, 2018

Mar 15, 2018

Today’s program begins with a recap of Wednesday's Summit County Council meeting from Glenn Wright, council member. Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber brings a final update on the Utah legislative session. And Snyderville Basin Planning Commission Vice Chair Canice Harte summarizes Tuesday's meeting, in which the commission discussed food trucks.

The Summit County Council has received an updated housing needs assessment, which again points out the need for affordable homes.  Council Member Kim Carson says the although study is helpful, it raises important questions and highlights a need for further data, as Rick Brough tells us:

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