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President Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. will be withdrawing from the Paris accord -- the global agreement, reached in 2015, to set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and limiting the rise in average global temperatures. But the President's denial of global warming got a cold reception from America's cities. A group of 83 mayors -- including Park City's own Jack Thomas -- say they will continue to uphold the commitments of the Paris Agreement. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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After a lot of deliberation, Park City Mayor Jack Thomas says he won't run for a second term. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

  Local News Hour – August 3, 2016

Rick Shand and Carol Agle – Park City Board of Realtors

Jack Thomas – Park City Mayor

Diane Foster – Park City Manager

James Humpherys – Commemorative Air Force

 

We are  talking traffic and taxes with Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and 

  Summit County Council Chairman Roger Armstrong.     After a joint meeting last night, the city council and county council decided to look at  two new taxes to help finance transportation improvements in the Park City area.   That’s at 8:15.

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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, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Mayor Jack Thomas about this week's drama between Park City and Vail Resorts; Roy Park has a new job as director of the Summit County Recovery Foundation; PC Tots Board President Carol Loomis talks about the progress made over the last year after receiving the first Women's Giving Fund grant in 2015.

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One of the founders of the citizen group Future Park City is reacting to the recent exchange of public statements between Park City Mountain Resort and Park City, and encouraging local businesses to take more time to examine the issue.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:

Vail released a follow-up statement Wednesday morning, after Park City Mayor Jack Thomas replied to a letter Bill Rock, Chief Operating Officer of Park City Mountain Resort, sent the day before.  In that letter, Rock said Vail is not "willing to withdraw or amend" the application to trademark the name "Park City."  In Thomas' response, he said he was "disappointed" with the letter.  Wednesday morning, Vail's Vice President for  Mountain Community Affairs, Kristin Kenney Williams,  released the following statement: 

On Tuesday,  Bill Rock, the COO of Park City Mountain Resort, sent a letter to Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and city council stating that Vail would not "withdraw or amend" its application to trademark the name Park City.   Tuesday night, the mayor responded with a statement to the Park City community.  Thomas says he is "disappointed" with Rock's letter.  He also says Vail "balked" at the city's attempts to come up with an agreement that protected local businesses that have the words "Park City" in its name from any legal actions from Vail.

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Park City officials met with the CEO of Vail Resorts earlier this week as the Park City Council prepares to discuss the efforts of the Colorado company's trademark application for the words "Park City." KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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